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CWSS’s Scholarships Internships and Research Awards

CWSS’s Scholarships Internships and Research Awards

The California Weed Science Society (CWSS) is offering three unique opportunities that are CWSS Scholarships, CWSS Internships, and CWSS Undergraduate Research Awards. To be eligible for any of these awards the student must be pursuing a degree at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university in California.The program is open to supporting undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in weed or invasive plant management. The CWSS will provide the undergraduate research award up to $2,000, the internship award of up to $3,000 for an 8-week full-time internship, and academic scholarships up to $2,000 for undergraduate and graduate students.

The California Weed Science Society (CWSS) was founded in 1948. The CWSS provides professional education and information exchange on weed science, provides a forum on public issues in weed science, encourages research in weed science, supports college students seeking a career in weed science, and promotes professional growth and interaction for its members in California.

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible
  • The student must be pursuing a degree at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university in California.
  • Preference will be given to students that can demonstrate a strong interest in weed or invasive plant management.

How to Apply

To apply, the applicant can submit online application and upload required materials through the given link: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=21171

Required Documents

The following are required materials for all scholarship or internship applications.

  • Resume stating current GPA, work experience, university/community activities and honors, and a list of relevant courses taken.
  • Transcripts may be requested
  • A statement (500 words max) of academic and career goals that reflect the student’s interest in weed or invasive plant management.
  • One letter of support from the student’s academic advisor.
  • For internship only: letter of verification from the supervisor.
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The following are required materials for all Undergraduate Research Award applications.

  • Resume stating current GPA, work experience, university/community activities and honors, and a list of relevant courses taken.
  • Transcripts may be requested
  • A 2-3 page research proposal written by the student including title, objective, general experimental approach, discussion of the significance of the project to weed science, references, and budget.
  • A letter of support from the faculty sponsor.
  • A letter of support from the supervisor of the research project if different from the faculty sponsor.

Scholarship Value

  • CWSS Scholarships: Academic scholarships up to $2,000 are available for undergraduate and graduate students.  Undergraduate and graduate student applications will be evaluated separately.
  • CWSS Internships: The internship is an award of up to $3,000 for an 8-week full-time internship with a University of California Farm Advisor or other off-campus research personnel with responsibilities in weed or invasive plant management.
  • CWSS Undergraduate Research Awards: The undergraduate research award is a grant up to $2,000 for a research project related to weed or invasive plant management. The award may be used to defray the cost of research supplies, travel, as a stipend to support the student’s time conducting the project, or any combination of these items.  Upon completion of the project, the student will present the research as a poster or talk at the annual CWSS conference (held annually in January).

Application Deadline

The applications submission deadline is August 15, 2017.

Link for More Information: 

http://www.cwss.org/student-opportunities/

Postgraduate Scholarships

Graduate Studentships in Seismology


Graduate Studentships in Seismology
Saint Louis University

Posted: 12/01/2017

Open Until: 02/01/2018

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. 

Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, and the Nuttli-Chan fellowship. To be considered for financial support, applications should be completed by February 1, 2018. 

To apply, go to https://www.slu.edu/admission/graduate/instructions.php 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (robert.herrmannslu.edu), Dr. Linda Warren (linda.warrenslu.edu), or Dr. Lupei Zhu (lupei.zhuslu.edu).

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On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Campus:
San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:
Temporary

Time Base:
Part-Time

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
https://www.calpolyjobs.org

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.calpolyjobs.org

Description:
Cal Poly is hiring Custodians for Facility Services!

This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Custodians perform a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas. The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by custodians; they are not meant to be an all-inclusive or restrictive list of custodial-related work. Work assignments may involve related activities and may be focused in one area or vary on a regular basis.

To apply directly for this position, please copy and paste this link directly into your web browser: http://bit.ly/2jeGD6J

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Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLASSIFIED SERVICE VACANCY

The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.


Job Description:

Vacancy #:  C-217-48342

Apply by:  December 18, 2017

Title:  Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

Location:  Student Health Services

Salary: $44,564

Grade: SG-14, PEF

Hours:  Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Summers/Intersessions

Duration:  Permanent


Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. 

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

A completed University at Albany employment application is required to be considered for this position

  • A completed application is required to be considered for this position
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded

OPERATING NEEDS:

Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf   Please send all materials to address listed on SUNY application

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 Ability to instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs preferred


Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.  Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]  

THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER


Application Instructions:

A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here:

Please submit your application by mail to:

Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: C-217-48342
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY  12222

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