Haller Middle School Career Day - call for presenters




February 8, 2019


Haller Middle School, 600 East 1st Street, Arlington WA 98223

This annual event informs Haller students about a wide variety of careers, occupations, and life options.

The organizers are seeking professionals – and especially women in STEM professions –  to present three 30 min sessions either during the morning or afternoon (or both). Inspire the youth of our community by sharing your career journey, a typical workday, education requirements and more.  This is an opportunity for students to speak with someone whose career choice interests them and to explore areas they may not have considered before.

Contact Jim at jimevans@asd.wednet.edu by Tuesday, 1/22 if you are interested!

The career day takes place on 2/08/19.


The Fred Hutch Dr. Eddie Mendez Post-Doctoral Symposium Application Due


All applications must be received by January 31. Awardees will be notified by March 31.

The Fred Hutch is seeking post-doctoral applicants for the Dr. Eddie Mendez Post-doctoral Symposium.
Download the flyer for more info.
All applications must be received by January 31, 2019. Awardees will be notified by March 31, 2019. Applicants may submit their application here.


Women in Science + Engineering conference: WiSE UW


Registration will close at 11:59 PM on Friday, January 18, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Husky Student Union Building (HUB)

This event offers educational, professional development and enrichment for women interested in studying or pursuing careers in science and engineering. The WiSE Conference extends an opportunity for pre-college, college, graduate school, academic faculty, administrators and professional women to come together for a day of exciting and fun exploration and encounters. Come join WiSE and over 300 friends and colleagues to explore and celebrate women in science and engineering.
Registration Fees – Students: $25.00, Professionals: $50.00, UW Alumni: $40.00
See more details and register here.

Judges needed for Ballard High School science fair projects

9:45AM - 11:45AM

Ballard Highschool: 1418 NW 65th St, Seattle, WA 98117

Looking for volunteers!

Ballard High School is recruiting judges to assess student projects for the Central Sound Regional Science and Engineering Fair (CSRSEF). Rubrics for scoring will be provided.
Ballard High School – Friday, Feb. 8th – 9:45-11:45am
This is a pre-judging/advising event to assess the status of student groups’ progress.
If interested in judging, please contact Penny Pagels (pepagels@seattleschools.org), Lead Teacher for the Biotechnology Academy at Ballard HS.
For more information about CSRSEF, which will take place at Bellevue College on March 16, visit https://www.bellevuecollege.edu/sciencefair/.


Social Media and Digital Fellowship Opportunity at HIV.gov


February 10, 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), has a research fellowship opportunity related to social media and digital communications for HIV.gov.

The ORISE fellow will engage in the following activities in support of the HIV.gov mission:

1.     Expand the visibility of timely and relevant Federal HIV policies, programs, and resources to the American public through research on these topics

2.     Increase use of social media and digital tools by government, minority, and other community partners to extend the reach of HIV programs to communities at greatest risk

3.     Support HIV.gov efforts to increase knowledge about HIV and access to HIV services for people most at-risk for, or living with, HIV

4.     Support HIV.gov efforts to increase greater awareness and foster better understanding of privacy and security issues impacting the HIV community

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, visit https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/HHS-OASH-2018-0166.


Siemens Foundation - PATH 2019 Summer Fellowship Priority Application Deadline


May through August 2019 or June through September 2019 (flexible)


Seattle, WA

PATH, in partnership with the Siemens Foundation, is seeking a cohort of six students to join the competitive Siemens Foundation-PATH Fellowship Program. The program engages science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students in innovative, hands-on assignments that serve society by accelerating high-impact, low-cost solutions to some of the world’s most pressing health needs.

Based in PATH’s Seattle, Washington, office, fellows are provided a meaningful research and/or laboratory experience and exposed to career opportunities in global health. Students will be supported by mentors in both organizations.

All PATH fellowships are eligible for school credit. Please refer to your college program’s process for credit eligibility.

Applicants encouraged to include a cover letter with their application, and it is encouraged to apply by Feb 15, 2019.

Term: Three-month, full-time assignment (Estimated number of hours per week: 40), May through August 2019 or June through September 2019 (flexible)

Stipend: $3,000/month; $9,000 total per fellow + Housing: $1,400/month; $4,200 total per fellow (for those not currently based in Seattle)

For more information and to apply, click here.


Undergraduate Summer Research at PSU


Application Due: March 4th, 2019

Portland State University’s 2019 summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in microscopy and microanalysis is now accepting applications.

Portland State University’s REU program offers students the opportunity to work closely with PSU faculty to produce an independent research project. During the eight-week program, each student will learn to operate either a scanning electron or focused ion beam microscope (SEM or FIB), then apply these techniques to their research work. Participants will have opportunities to formally present their research and gain supplemental skills in technical writing and professional development.

The program runs from June 17 – August 9, 2019. Students will be expected to work approximately 40 hours per week for a $4,000 stipend. (Limited housing stipends are available.)

Applications will be accepted through March 4, 2019. Female, veteran, minority, and nontraditional students are strongly encouraged to apply. The application—and additional program information—is available online through our website at www.pdx.edu/reu.

Please see attached flyer for details and feel free to share the information to science and engineering students who you think may be interested in this opportunity. If you have any questions, please contact Emma Hovley, REU Program Coordinator, at reuga@pdx.edu.