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December 1, 2009

Relay for Life Kick-Off this Thursday 12/3

This Thursday on the Commons Main street there will a be a Relay for Life Kick-Off featuring cool entertainment from UMBC own Amber Spry, free PIZZA and GIVEAWAYS!

The kick-Off will start at 11am and will last till 2pm December 3rd.

Relay for Life is a non-profit community/university organization that raises money for those suffering from cancer and also to promote awareness of the disease. This will be UMBC's FIRST EVER Kick-Off event to promote the actual Relay event that will take place in the spring.
Learn more about relay and even have the opportunity to start your own team. Our goal for this year is 30 teams and $30,000. Join the cause and help us to surpass our goals for this year. It would be a shame if we didn't. So, show some initiative and sign-up! The all-night event will take place April 23rd.

Relay for Life Kick-Off this Thursday 12/3

This Thursday on the Commons Main street there will a be a Relay for Life Kick-Off featuring cool entertainment from UMBC own Amber Spry, free PIZZA and GIVEAWAYS!

The kick-Off will start at 11am and will last till 2pm December 3rd.

Relay for Life is a non-profit community/university organization that raises money for those suffering from cancer and also to promote awareness of the disease. This will be UMBC's FIRST EVER Kick-Off event to promote the actual Relay event that will take place in the spring.
Learn more about relay and even have the opportunity to start your own team. Our goal for this year is 30 teams and $30,000. Join the cause and help us to surpass our goals for this year. It would be a shame if we didn't. So, show some initiative and sign-up! The all-night event will take place April 23rd.

Office of Government Relations (OGR) in the Department of Budget and Management Seeks Intern

Exciting Intern Opportunity for two students! Potential majors include economics, financial economics, BTA, political science, sociology, HAPP, history, etc....

The student would be working in the Office of Government Relations (OGR) in the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). OGR serves as the legislative liaison between DBM and the Maryland General Assembly and is responsible for coordinating the DBM's legislative activity. DBM is responsible for preparing and overseeing the progress of the budget through the budget committees, but also has a number of operational programs that are often affected by legislation introduced by members of the Maryland General Assembly. Therefore, the
selected intern would be working with program issues involving State personnel, the State Employees and Retirees Health Insurance Program (and health insurance legislation in general), State procurement, and information technology. In addition, the Office of Government Relations works very closely with the Governor's Legislative Office and all of the other State agencies to identify, follow and direct the position on legislation that has a cost or revenue impact on the State general fund and legislation that with fiscal policy issues.

IF INTERESTED, apply to the position via UMBCworks (position number 9233993) or e-mail your resume to Christine Routzahn at The Shriver Center at routzahn@umbc.edu
If you are interested in seeing other intern listings, connect with the Shriver Center at UMBC by getting started at: http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/student_howdoigetstarted.html

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Baltimore Jewish Council Seeks Legislative Intern

The Baltimore Jewish Council is hiring an intern for the 2010 legislative session in its Annapolis office. Interns will have the opportunity to experience the legislative process up close. Students must be available to work 2-3 days per week. Responsibilities include: legislative research, writing, attending bill hearings and other office support. Qualified applicants must be at least a junior, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, have reliable transportation, and an interest in the
political process.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to: pshurkin@baltjc.org

December 3, 2009

Construction Management Internships for Engineers

Are you interested in the green movement?

Have great skills from your engineering classes that you want to put to work in the professional world?

Than consider Whiting-Turner and a construction management internship. If you are smart, ethical and good with people, thrive on challenge, have a strong work ethic, welcome diversity, love construction, have the patience to build a serious career, and share our dedication to customer delight, consider interning with Whiting-Turner.

This paid opportunity will include comprehensive exposure & training in Estimating, Value Engineering, Constructibility Review, Scheduling, Procurement, Permitting, Cost Control, Schedule Control, Construction Administration, Quality Control, Safety and Risk Management, Safety.

Interested? Email your resume and cover letter to Kerry Kidwell-Slak of The Shriver Center at kerryk@umbc.edu. In your cover letter, please be sure to describe what interests you in the construction industry and highlight any related experience.

Maryland Sea Grant - Research Experience for Undergraduates

Each Summer, the Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program offers fourteen students the opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay - the program is especially designed for students majoring in such fields as biology, chemistry, ecology, environmental science, engineering, physics, marine science and mathematics.

The Maryland Sea Grant Program, with support from the National Science Foundation provides each fellow with a stipend of $4,200, dormitory costs and round-trip travel expenses.

During this 12-week REU program each student works with a mentor on an individual research project at one of two labs located on the Chesapeake Bay: the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's (UMCES) Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, Maryland, or its Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge, Maryland.

For more information on how to apply please visit http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/programs/research/reu/apply/index.html

For more information or assistance in preparing your application, contact Kerry Kidwell-Slak in the Shriver Center at kerryk@umbc.edu.

Interested in Research, but Don’t Know How to Get Started?

Come to the undergraduate research consultation to learn how to get started in research on campus or find a summer research position. Information for all disciplines and students of all years.

Wednesday, December 9
12:00-1:00 pm in Sondheim Building, Room 105

For more information go to:
http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/research/index.html

Spring GIS Intern Needed- $18 to $20 per hour

SMRC seeks a spring intern ASAP.

The successful candidate will contribute to the development and testing of a web based collaborative system for estimates of hazards related to climate changes. Responsibility will include creation of GIS overlays from distributes data bases, dynamic access to distributed climatological data bases, ability to effectively represent numerical results of numerical models on geographical maps.

The work will require good knowledge of Java, PHP and MySQL running on both Microsoft and Linux platforms. The ideal candidate will have a personal interest in the environment and issues related to climate change.

IF INTERESTED, apply to Intern position 9236415 via UMBCworks. This position is listed through the Shriver Center at UMBC. Therefore, if you have not met with a staff member to get your resume approved to apply to intern listings, please call our office at 410-455-2493 for a quick appointment. Direction on how to post your resume can be found at: http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/student_howdoigetstarted.html

20+ PAID Federal Internships at SSA & CMS Available Exclusively to UMBC Students for Spring 2010

ATTENTION all Public Policy, Aging Services, ISD, HAPP, Political Science, BTA, Psychology, Sociology, History, etc ... Majors!

OVER 20 PAID INTERNSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY FOR UMBC STUDENTS WITH THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES (http://www.cms.hhs.gov/) & THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (http://www.ssa.gov/) FOR SPRING 2010.

These positions start in February 2010. All positions require US Citizenship, a 3.00 GPA, 15 to 20 hours of intern work for 15 weeks, and pay from GS-4 to GS-9.

ALL positions are located on Security Blvd in Baltimore/Woodlawn, MD (ten minutes from campus).

The hourly pay rate is approximately $12.00 - $24.00 based on the grade you qualify for. This pay range is for GS-4 - GS-9. Qualifications are based upon education and experience.

BELOW YOU WILL FIND A LINK TO ALL OF THE POSITION DESCRIPTIONS.

CMS Listings
Download file

SSA Listings
Download file

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THESE POSITIONS, please e-mail your updated resume to Christine Routzahn at The Shriver Center at routzahn@umbc.edu and let her know which positions interest you. Please only provide the position #s along with the Agency. She will need your information by FRIDAY- December 11th at NOON (no late submissions accepted). Please note that the majors and class standing are simply preferred. Therefore, if you are interested and can perform the work, please still apply.

ALSO, all of these positions are posted on UMBCworks. If you have an account, PLEASE apply to these positions directly on UMBCworks rather than e-mailing your resume.

NOTE: If you are selected and accept one of the CMS or SSA intern positions, you will be required to enroll in the Shriver Center's internship practicum, which provides a notation on your transcript that you are completing a university sanctioned internship. This is not a course and does not provide credit. We will simply ask that you complete some minor requirements such as evaluations. However, if you are interested in also obtaining credit and this is available within your major, we will work with you and your department to see if this is feasible for spring 2010.

Northrop Grumman seeks Freshmen & Sophomores Majoring in IS and CMS for PAID Internships

ATTENTION CURRENT FRESHMEN ANS SOPHOMORES majoring in Information Systems and Computer Science!!

Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems is looking for two interns to stay long term. 3.00 GPA and US Citizenship work authorization required

Internships are a key strategy in the Electronic Systems (ES) sector college recruiting program. The purpose of the ES Summer Intern Program is to identify and hire students for summer and part-time jobs early in their academic careers, with the potential of their receiving full-time job offers during their final year of school.

At our Baltimore Site which is located adjacent to BWI Airport we are offering Internships that can last until graduation. The working hours are 20 hours per week during the school year and 40 hours during breaks and summer vacation. Rate of pay is $18.00 plus per hour.

You will be working with the SAP/MES Factory Support Team which supports company personnel with the SAP Software Functionality, interfacing with our IT Support Group and assisting in various software testing. Intern will be trained in the SAP Business System, also will do some testing to prove new software will work with the SAP/MES Support Team assisting the Factory in the use of the SAP/MES Software.

IF INTERESTED, apply to Intern position 9237035 via UMBCworks. This position is listed through the Shriver Center at UMBC. Therefore, if you have not met with a staff member to get your resume approved to apply to intern listings, please call our office at 410-455-2493 for a quick appointment. Direction on how to post your resume can be found at: http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/student_howdoigetstarted.html

Winter Film/Video Intern Needed ASAP- $10 per hour

Senior Helpers (http://www.seniorhelpers.com) which is based in Towson, MD is looking for a winter intern to work on a 90 second film.

Senior Helpers a rapidly growing in-home senior care company voted as one of the top entrepreneurial companies committed to helping seniors maintain their independence and stay in their homes as long as possible.

The company is looking to enter a film contest that showcases their start up story. An intern is needed to concept, shoot and edit the film. Direction will be provided by the company, but main creative will be provided by the intern. The film will be 90 seconds or less.

IF INTERESTED, and you feel you can create this film by January 8, 2010, apply via UMBCworks to intern position (9237037) or e-mail your resume to Christine Routzahn at The Shriver Center at routzahn@umbc.edu. Direct questions to Christine as well.

The intern will be paid $10/hour.

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December 4, 2009

PAID Service-Learning Intern Positions Open for Spring!

The Shriver Center has 4 Service-Learning Intern positions open for the Spring 2010 semester. Interns play a pivotal role in The Shriver Center's Service-Learning Program, which places close to 600 UMBC students each year at service sites. Service-Learning Interns are student leaders who aspire to take on a more challenging role to lead various service sites. Open positions include:

College Gardens Youth Program – Tutor children in academics and provide assistance for artistic, physical, and other recreational activities. Intern leads the group on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:15pm-5:45p.m.
Project Team – Work with youth to stress teamwork and unity through fun and creative group activities. Intern leads the group on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4pm- 7pm.
College Night Mentoring Program – Assist participants of The Choice Program with academics and developing positive social skills. Intern co-leads the group on Mondays from 5p.m.-8:15p.m.
MS-Swim – Assist with water-based physical activity and various social opportunities. Intern leads the group on Fridays and Sundays from 1pm-4pm.

Each S-L Intern position receives a $500-750 stipend for the semester, depending on the service site.

To download an application, visit: http://www.shrivercenter.org/service_forms.html and click on "Service-Learning Intern Application – Spring 2010” at the bottom of the page.

Applications are due to The Shriver Center by Monday, December 14th. Contact Clare Greene (clare6@umbc.edu) with any questions!

New Service-Learning Class Offered This Spring!

Register to take ENGL 386 Adult Literacy Tutoring: Theory and Practice this Spring semester, and satisfy an AH requirement, too!

In this course, students will discuss theories of language and literacy acquisition pertaining to adult learners. They will then apply these theories in actual tutoring experiences. In addition, students will read and respond in writing to contemporary research concerning the social, political, and economic causes of illiteracy as well as suggested ways to ameliorate illiteracy on the social and individual levels. Authors whose work students may read include Paulo Freire, John Dewey, W.E.B. DuBois, Mike Rose, Glenda Hull, and Denny Taylor.

Service-Learning Component: This is a Service-Learning course and requires that students spend four hours per week serving as tutors to adult literacy learners in a Baltimore City community center. Students will be eligible to receive a transcript notation that recognizes this participation in university-sanctioned community service.

Note: This course is also listed as EDUC 386. Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better; Shriver Center permission required for course. Cross-listed with ENGL 692. (AH).

To sign-up for the course, contact Clare Greene (clare6@umbc.edu) at The Shriver Center.

PAID Public Affairs Intern at NASA!

NASA is looking for a communications student with a strong interest in Web publishing and multimedia for their newsroom to help tell NASA Science stories. They want to reach new audiences through online media. The potential candidate would have available clips, strong writing and web skills as well as good news judgment. This is a part-time position of 20-24 hours per week during the school year. It is full-time during summers and breaks and can lead to continuing experience. NASA will participate in for-credit performance reviews as well as offer regular coaching and one-on-one mentorship for the duration of your experience. Owning a laptop a plus.

Journalism, writing, new media, online publishing, networking, multi-media, Office suite, Flash, CMS, Final Cut, Creative Suite, skills are all a plus.

To apply, visit UMBCworks and search "Public Affairs Intern" in the search box. Questions? Contact The Shriver Center, 410-455-2493.

VERY COOL Media Relations Internship with the MD Wineries Association!

Media Relations – Work with Executive Director to build strong relationships with media, including:
• Developing a current press list.
• Developing news releases and alerts for to announce news and events.
• Creating new opportunities for editorial placement in local and regional publications.
• Meeting with media sales representatives to identify appropriate avenues for advertising and marketing the industry.

Consumer Relations – Work with Executive Director to manage consumer relations, including:
• Writing numerous monthly articles about Maryland wine, grapes and industry issues for a variety of publications.
• Developing new content for Marylandwine.com and create monthly e-newsletter distributed to 10,000+ Maryland wine fans.

Event Management:
• Festival management – Assist in managing MWA’s weekend festivals throughout the internship.
• Special events – Assist in planning and management of special events sponsored by MWA.

Special Requirements:
• MUST BE 21
• Have excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills;
• Be punctual;
• Respect deadlines;
• Be a self starter and be proactive;
• Be able to work in a goal-oriented environment;
• Thrive in a high pressure environment;
• Be a strategic and creative thinker;
• Have extreme attention to detail.

Interested? See Position 9236980 on UMBCworks today! Questions? Contact The Shriver Center, 410-455-2493.

December 6, 2009

Women's Networking Forum at Accenture Technology Solutions

It’s not where you started, it’s where you’re going that matters. Just another day at the office for a high performer.

Women’s Networking Forum
Accenture office in Reston, Virginia
Friday, January 22, 2010
10:00am to 3:00pm

A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, Accenture Technology Solutions is a global company comprised of technology enthusiasts who focus on delivering deep IT expertise to clients. As more women choose careers in business and technology, we have created unique programs to support women in their career development and progression.

That’s why we are hosting the Accenture Technology Solutions Women’s Networking Forum
for female students in the Washington, DC area. This is a one-day networking event at our local office for female students in their junior or senior year who are pursuing technology degrees. Through the theme of "Stretch Yourself" we will focus on how we often must stretch ourselves to accomplish multiple, often conflicting priorities at school, work, home and community. Participants will learn how to untap their potential and hear from several Accenture
women who have done the same.

Apply Now
Visit our website to learn more about the program and application submission process.
accenturetechnologysolutions.com/womensforum

December 10, 2009

Applying for summer research in the sciences or engineering?

If you're planning to take advantage of some of the many opportunities to conduct research nationwide during Summer 2010, keep in mind that many of these programs have February 1 deadlines and you should be taking steps NOW to prepare your resumes, personal statements, and letters of recommendation from faculty.

If you're still looking for ideas on where to apply, check out UMBCworks or some of the great resources offered by the Office of Undergraduate Education (http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/research/opportunities/summer.html).

If you need help developing an application strategy, finessing your resume or editing your personal statement - the Shriver Center is here to help! We're open during January, simply call 410-455-2493 to schedule an appointment.

With planning, you can find an outstanding position for this summer!

December 13, 2009

Great New Summer Internship at McCormick & Company just posted

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor, & seasonings industry, is seeking a Sales Intern in its Consumer Products Division - Eastern Regional Sales Office located in Hunt Valley, MD.
START DATE: Summer 2010
HOURS: Full time 12-week Summer Program

DESCRIPTION:
The Sales Internship position will provide students the opportunity to learn about retail within the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry. The intern will use market and customer data to help with planning, creating sales presentations and developing strategies. The intern will receive exposure to Pricing, Promotion, Placement and Product and observe the impact of these factors on sales. This student will receive hands on experience with the day-to-day activities within a regional sales office and will be directly responsible for analyzing data, developing presentations, and presenting market analysis reports as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Current enrollment as an undergraduate college Junior required
• Currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Food Marketing, Marketing, Business Administration, Management or Finance required; Food Marketing major preferred
• Grade point average of 3.0 or better within major required
• Excellent oral and written communication skills for frequent contact with internal and external customers required

If interested, please visit www.mccormickcorporation.com and click on Careers and apply for position #14389.

Let the Shriver Center help you find internships for this upcoming spring and/or summer. Visit us on the 1st fl of Public Policy or call us at 410-455-2493 for a resume review and internship appointment. Directions on getting your intern resume on UMBCworks, can be found at:
http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/student_howdoigetstarted.html

Goldman Sachs just posted 4 NEW Summer Internships on UMBCworks

Goldman Sachs is recruiting summer interns from UMBC with a 3.3 GPA or above for the following paid Summer Internships:

Investment Banking Summer Analyst
Investment Management Summer Analyst
Securities Summer Analyst
Global Investment Research Summer Analyst

Check out this link for positions descriptions.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

IF INTERESTED, you need to apply by BOTH UMBCworks and www.gs.com/careers
If you do not have an intern resume approved on UMBCworks via the Shriver Center, please visit us right away (1st Floor of Public Policy, 410-455-2493). Directions on how to post your resume on UMBCworks can be found at: http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/student_howdoigetstarted.html

DO YOU LIKE RETAIL? Participate in Walmart's Summer Management Internship

Walmart's Summer Management Internship
3.00 or above GPA required, open to all mjors, $12 per hour

Learn Retail Operations

• Complete job shadow assignments in cross functional areas, including, but not limited to: front-end operations, sales floor merchandising, human resources, back room / inventory control, accounting/ back offices
• Engage in facility projects in cross functional areas, including, but not limited to: front-end operations, sales floor merchandising, human resources, back room / inventory control, accounting/back offices

Apply Knowledge of Retail Operations
• Identify gaps in current operational processes and procedures in cross functional areas, including, but not limited to: front-end operations, sales floor merchandising, human resources, back room / inventory control, accounting/ back offices
• Identify solutions to gaps identified in store operations
• Create plan to implement solution with quantifiable metrics
• Implement plan and monitor progress
• Communicate plan status and updates to store management team
• Present project summary and success report to Market team at close of internship

IF INTERESTED, apply via UMBCworks (position 9237093)
If you do not have an intern resume approved on UMBCworks via the Shriver Center, please visit us right away (1st Floor of Public Policy, 410-455-2493). Directions on how to post your resume on UMBCworks can be found at: http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/student_howdoigetstarted.html

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Obtain a Great Internship this Spring or Summer via The Shriver Center and UMBCworks

Experience prior to graduation is essential particularly in today's job market. Therefore, if you do not currently have an internship, please consider applying to intern positions on UMBCworks.

There are over 500 great NEW SPRING and SUMMER INTERN, CO-OP and RESEARCH positions on UMBCworks that are looking for UMBC students. Many NEW positions are also PAID!!!!

If your resume is already approved by The Shriver Center, here's how you can quickly and easily apply for one today:
1) Log in to UMBCworks by logging into your myUMBC account, click on the "Topics" tab, and then clicking on "Jobs & Internships" followed by "UMBCworks".
2) Now that you're in UMBC works, you just need to:
a) Click on the "Jobs" tab and select UMBCworks
b) Narrow your search by selecting your major and "Internships via the Shriver Center"
c) Hit the "Apply search" button
d) Click on any of the job titles to get an in-depth position description
e) Hit "Submit" to send your resume to that company.

It only takes a few moments to send your resume to any company in UMBCworks, so if you're looking for a spring or summer internship, why wait?

Apply today. It's easy!

IF YOUR RESUME HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE SHRIVER CENTER FOR YOUR INTERN SEARCH, FOLLOW THE SIMPLE STEPS BELOW:

http://shrivercenter.umbc.edu/student_howdoigetstarted.html

December 17, 2009

Paid Summer Leadership Intern Program for Sophomore

The Institute for Responsible Citizenship is currently accepting applications for its summer leadership program in Washington, DC and New York City. The Institute provides America’s best and brightest African American male college students with unparalleled networking opportunities, leadership development, and life-long mentorship.

Through the focused and intimate structure of our program, the Institute equips these young men with the tools required for successful careers in business, education, journalism, law, government, the sciences, public policy, ministry, medicine, public service, and the arts.

Program Highlights
* Exposure to influential leaders such as congressmen, Supreme Court justices, and business executives
* Rigorous academic seminars
* Roundtable discussions, including seminars on leadership development
* High-level internships around Washington, DC
* Activities that promote strong bonds with each other

Program Details
* The 2009 program runs from Saturday, June 5 to Saturday, July 31, 2010.
* Students must commit to two summers.
* Housing is provided by the Institute.
* Students work at paid internships based on their career interest.

You should be a college sophomore to apply. The Institute does not have a GPA requirement. However, the median GPA for recent classes is 3.65. An applicant's GPA is not the only criterion that is evaluated during the admissions process. Campus involvement, awards earned, athletics, and volunteer work are also important factors.

The application deadline for the Washington program is Friday, January 29, 2010.
Applications found at: http://www.i4rc.org/docs/I4RC-Application.pdf
If you would like assistance with your application, contact Christine Routzahn, Director of Internships at the Shriver Center at UMBC (1st FL Public Policy)

December 21, 2009

Summer Internships with the US Energy Information Administration

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the Nation’s premier source of independent energy information, invites qualified students, both undergraduate and graduate, to apply for a summer internship at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. In
addition to gaining valuable quality work experience, EIA summer interns will have the opportunity to meet with senior-level EIA officials and congressional staff, as well as participate in several networking activities (including off-site field trips) that will greatly enhance their understanding of the energy industry.

In your position as an EIA Summer Intern you will:
• Assist with data analysis and forecasting.
• Develop and design modeling systems, surveys or reports.
• Research trends and issues in domestic and international energy markets.
• Participate in Web site content development.

Requirements:
• You must be a United States citizen.
• You must be enrolled and have good standing in an accredited four-year college or university.
• You must be a rising sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student.
• Majors include: Engineering, Economics, Information Systems, BTA, Computer Science

Salary: $5,200.00 – $9,500.00 for 10-week program

Visit http://www.eia.doe.gov/eiajobs/eiajobs_intern.html to apply!

Applications are due February 26, 2010.

Biological Research Internship on Kidney Disease

This lab works on human inherited kidney disease. We use a combination of techniques including mouse model, cell culture, and cell biology and molecular biology to study it. Possible projects for the research intern include: 1) Identify proteins that keep the kidney in its normal function (Western blot, immunoprecipitation, tag-technology, immunofluorenscene ); 2) Developing new antibodies against cystoproteins (these are proteins that, if mutated, cause cystic kidney); 3) Identifying pathways that some of the kidney proteins are involved.

Candidates will work under direct supervision of a postdoctoral fellow at the lab for a duration of -3 months; (the time could be longer if desired). This will ensure that the candidate will not only acquire the knowledge and technique, but also have the chance to some experiments on his/her own.

To apply, visit Position ID 9235923 in UMBCworks.

Need help getting started in UMBCworks? Visit the Shriver Center

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