DIMENSIONS FELLOW IN NEUROLOGY

December 16th, 2015

Organization: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research (PSOMER)

Location: Chicago, IL

Timeframe: Summer 2016

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Description: The fellow will conduct research on the underlying causes of chronic migraine by using a model of living brain tissue. Learn more about this opportunity.

Prerequisites: Cell and Molecular Biology (BIO 205) and 1 research experience

Application Materials: In addition to general Cornell Fellows application materials, a letter of recommendation from the PI of your previous research project and a faculty member must be sent directly to RSullens. Qualified applicants will interview with both Cornell Fellows selection committee and the Dimensions Operations Committee.

Questions regarding the specifics of the opportunity should be directed to Danielle D’Ambrosio (Dimensions). Questions regarding the Cornell Fellows application materials can be directed to Rebecca Sullens.

Note: Students who have already committed to 2016 summer research at Cornell are ineligible for this opportunity.

Dimensions Fellow in Community Engagement

December 16th, 2015

Organization: Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer

Location: Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Timeframe: Summer 2016

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Description: The fellow will provide a variety of project management support to the Race Director and Steering Committee of the Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer. Responsibilities of the fellow may include preparing materials for meetings, gathering data for committees, assisting with action plans, and responding to inquiries about the event. See additional handout for more information. 

Questions regarding the specifics of the opportunity should be directed to Danielle D’Ambrosio (Dimensions). Questions regarding the Cornell Fellows application materials can be directed to Rebecca Sullens.

Note: Students who have already committed to 2016 summer research at Cornell are ineligible for this opportunity.

DIMENSIONS FELLOW IN RESEARCH

December 16th, 2015

Organization: The University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, IA

Timeframe: Summer 2016

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Description: Students will be placed in a research laboratory at the Carver College of Medicine or School of Public Health. The choice of laboratory will depend on the availability of research positions. Previous students have worked in laboratories in cell biology, molecular physiology, and environmental chemistry.

Prerequisites: Cell and Molecular Biology (BIO 205) and 1 research experience

Application Materials: In addition to general Cornell Fellows application materials, a letter of recommendation from the PI of your previous research project and a faculty member must be sent directly to RSullens. Qualified applicants will interview with both Cornell Fellows selection committee and the Dimensions Operations Committee.

Questions regarding the specifics of the opportunity should be directed to Danielle D’Ambrosio (Dimensions). Questions regarding the Cornell Fellows application materials can be directed to Rebecca Sullens.

Note: Students who have already committed to 2016 summer research at Cornell are ineligible for this opportunity.

Cornell Fellow in Non-Profit Education & Academic Support

December 8th, 2015

Organization: Project Rousseau/Hyde Park Academy

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Timeframe: Summer 2016

Deadline: Third Friday Block 5

Description:  Project Rousseau is a non-profit organization that works to help underserved young people reach their full potential and pursue higher education.  Project Rousseau is offering the opportunity for one student to complete a Cornell Fellowship with them in their Hyde Park Academy center in Chicago for 8 weeks in the Summer of 2016.  The selected Fellow will complete 40 hours of work per week, which will involve coordinating Chicago programming, liaison with the national office in New York, arranging cultural programs through the Broadening Horizons feature of Project Rousseau, and completion of an independent project.  No teaching experience is required for this Fellowship, but the ideal candidate would be an upper-level student with top academic standing who likes a challenge.  Applicants with at least one substantial summer internship/work experience will be preferred.

Please contact Jason Napoli for additional details and a full job description.

CORNELL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Collections)

November 10th, 2015

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Open

Deadline: Third Friday of Block 5

Description: The African American Museum of Iowa collects hundreds of archival, object and photograph collections each year.  The Collections intern will learn to navigate Past Perfect 5.0 software (collections management software, used by many museums) and process new accessions under the supervision of the Curator.  Intern will learn proper handling and storage techniques for diverse collections and, as needed, will be taught conservation techniques as well.

Working with collections is a time consuming task.  Intern will be working with fragile and irreplaceable items.  Attention to detail and patience are a must.  Previous collections management coursework or experience is preferred.

CORNELL FELLOW IN THE LIBERAL ARTS

November 10th, 2015

Organization: TBD

Location: TBD

Timeframe:  Third Friday of blocks 1, 3, 5, and 7

Description: Students applying for the Cornell Fellow in the Liberal Arts are proposing a fellowship site for consideration. Students utilizing this option must have applied and been accepted into a competitive internship program offered through a reputable organization (e.g., government agency, corporation, non-profit organization), worked with a faculty member to create a unique research project, or developed an internship opportunity directly with an organization that does not have a formal internship program.

As part of the personal statement, the applicant should provide a brief overview of the organization, project, and site mentor for the internship. Applicants choosing this option must provide justification for financial support (i.e. the internship is an unpaid or low-pay opportunity) as an addendum to their personal statement; a draft budget outlining anticipated expenses with anticipated income is sufficient.

All applicants should consult with Rebecca Sullens prior to submitting their proposals to the Cornell Fellows Program.