Summer opportunities handbook
Please find here the Summer Opportunities Handbook that the ASA Student Chapter prepared for its members.
(Last updated 06/22/2020)
Data Science Development Series
Please see link to a free online learning series that is being hosted by UGA alumnus Dr. Khalifeh Al Jadda and his team at the Southern Data Science Conference. Students can register online here.
Here is a look at the upcoming Data Science Development Series Schedule:
- Computer Vision 101 (06/03)
- Deep Learning 101 (06/10)
- NLP 101 (06/17)
- Search & Relevancy 101 (06/24)
- Recommendations 101 (07/01)
(Last updated 06/02/2020)
NISS Virtual Career Fair
NISS will organize virtual career fair on Wed June 3, 2020. This session features opportunities for statisticians/data scientists from three companies - PPD, Cigna and TARGET PharmaSolutions. Senior statisticians will be on hand to provide attendees with an inside look at the research that statisticians in these organizations get involved in and career opportunities. For more information about this event and to register, please visit the event website.
(Last updated 06/02/2020)
Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship
The link for students to apply is located at: https://osas.franklin.uga.edu/undergraduate-student-scholarships-and-awards. There is also a FAQ section to help guide students with questions they may have; for details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (706) 542-3400.
(Last updated: 05/13/2020)
Graduate Opportunities for Women Conference 2020
Graduate Opportunities for Women (GROW) 2020 conference is aimed at female-identified undergraduate students who may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the mathematical sciences, and is open to undergraduates from all around the U.S. The conference will be hosted at the University of Chicago this coming fall. Further details are available on the conference webpage, and there is an application form for students who are interested in attending.
(Last updated: 05/12/2020)
StatCrunch Student Contest
The StatCrunch Student Contest asks students to use Pearson’s statistical software to put together a data analysis report. This year’s theme is data and demographics and uses a dataset from the U.S. Census Bureau. The contest is free to enter, and access to StatCrunch.com will be provided to those who don’t already have it. You can see the assignment and more info here and have a chance to win $2,500.
(Last updated: 02/25/2020)
Virtual career fair
Register now for an upcoming NISS Affiliate Industry Virtual Career Fair on Feb 19. NISS will sponsor a 3rd Industry Career Fair, on Wednesday, February 19, 12-1:15 pm ET that features career opportunities at Amazon, AT&T, Medtronic, and Rand Corporation.Visit NISS webpage for more details. Note that UGA Statistics Department is a NISS affiliate.
(Last updated 02/03/2020)
USPTO Patent Examiner Recruitment Open House in Atlanta
A southeast regional patent examiner recruitment open house will be held on Friday, February 21, or on Saturday, February 22 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day at the Georgia Tech Library: Crosland Tower Classroom 2130. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, see https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/events/patent-examiner-recruitment-open-house-atlanta-ga.
(Last updated 01/31/2020)
Summer REU Programs at USG Institutions
Georgia's public colleges and universities offer a variety of summer-long research programs in STEM fields for visiting undergraduates. Please click here for more information.
(Last updated: 01/31/2020)
Statistics REU at UNC Greensboro
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of UNC Greensboro will have a REU program with focus on complex data analysis using statistical and machine learning tools (May 23 – July 31, 2020). More information can be found here.
(Last updated 01/28/2020)
Job Opportunity at CFPB
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is recruiting this fall for the Director's Financial Analyst position. They are hiring for positions that begin in June 2020, and Class of 2020, 2019, and 2018 graduates are eligible to apply. They are currently accepting resumes through our posting on your school's Handshake or job posting site. However, to officially apply, students will need to do so at https://www.consumerfinance.gov/careers during their live application window on USAJobs. The second window will be opening on January 31st and stay open until February 10th. Students who send an email demonstrating interest will be notified when the application becomes available. Interested students please send an email to CFPB_DFA_Program@cfpb.gov and for additional questions, at email@example.com. Find more information here.
(Last updated 01/24/2020)
Opportunities at Rehabmart
Rehabmart is a 21-year-old, locally owned and operated E-Commerce company in the healthcare industry. Read their entrepreneurial story here. They are offering the following opportunities: (1) E-Commerce Marketing Internship, (2) Data Management Internship, (3) Paid Summer Internship to an optional full-time position. Click here for more details.
(Last updated: 12/23/2019)
Summer Research Program at Emory
The LGS-SOAR Program is a 10-week residential summer program where research fellows conduct full-time research and are mentored by their Faculty Mentor and teams of postdocs, research technicians, librarians, graduate students, and other undergraduates. A complete application will include items such as a transcript, statement of purpose, application form, letter of support and more. For more information, visit their website. Here is a PDF document with instructions. For questions, please contact Associate Dean Amanda Marie James at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Last updated 12/23/2019)
Civic Digital Fellowship
The Civic Digital Fellowship is an internship program for innovative students to solve pressing problems in federal agencies. The 2020 Fellowship will run from June 1 to August 7, 2020. More information and answers to frequently asked questions can be found here.
(Last updated 12/11/2019)
Summer 2020 Technology & Civil Liberties Internship
The Technology and Civil Liberties Intern will participate in cutting edge legal and policy work to safeguard privacy and free speech in the modern digital world. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in strategy meetings with other ACLU staff, work with other interns in the San Francisco office, and likely attend technology meetings and events throughout the Bay Area. Summer internships are full-time for 10 – 12 weeks and usually begin the day after Memorial Day. More information and the application can be found here.
(Last updated 12/11/2019)
Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship
The Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is a full-time summer. From June until the end of August, you will work in teams of 3-4 on data science projects in partnership with nonprofits and government agencies, to tackle data-intensive high impact problems in education, public health, public safety, transportation, criminal justice, environmental issues, city operations, and social services, learning from full-time experienced mentors and project managers. The application can be found here.
(Last updated 12/11/2019)
Internship Opportunity in DC: Civic Digital Fellowship
There will be a lunch information session on Monday, October 14 with Coding it Forward, a nonprofit by and for young people creating new opportunities and on-ramps into social impact and civic technology. Rachel Dodell, Coding it Forward's Executive Director, will share information about how you can get involved in their summer internship, the Civic Digital Fellowship. The Fellowship is a first-of-its-kind technology, data science, and design program for innovative students to spend their summers solving pressing problems in federal agencies in Washington, D.C. The Fellowship is fully-funded-with a competitive stipend, housing, and round-trip domestic travel to D.C. included. Rachel will share more about the Fellowship experience, how to apply, and tips and tricks for making your application stand out. The talk will be held on Monday, October 14 from 12:20-1:10 pm in 102 Moore College. Pizza lunch will be provided.
(Last updated 10/11/2019)
UM Biostatistics Prospective Student Day
This event provides an opportunity for students who are interested in graduate study in biostatistics to learn about the program at Michigan and to meet their faculty and students. There will be presentations by students and faculty providing examples of ongoing research in the department, summarizing job opportunities and career prospects, and providing guidance on admission policies and financial support. More information is available on our website: https://sph.umich.edu/biostat/events/2019-information-day.html OR register here!
(Last updated 10/02/2019)
UGA Kickstart Fund
The UGA Kickstart Fund is a student-managed initiative that provides seed privately-funded, capital grants to UGA students and faculty to support the launch or growth of a venture. Apply today to become an associate of the Kickstart Fund. From interacting with student companies to managing and considering investments, this organization offers a lot of hands-on and valuable experience that can propel students in any career. Applications are due on October 1st and we are looking for students from all across UGA, not just limited to Terry and those with entrepreneurial experience! For further information and any questions, please go to ugakickstartfund.weebly.com. Check out the flyer here!
(Last updated: 09/30/2019)
Anthem Summer Internships - 2020
The Anthem Technology Intern Program allows students to gain real-world work experience in their academic field. During the summer months, interns will engage in challenging projects evolving around the rapidly changing healthcare tech industry. Interns are paired with industry professionals and mentors and will be given opportunities to stretch their skills and enrich their knowledge base to achieve a greater understanding within technology. If the intern performs well throughout the internship, there will be opportunities for full-time employment once the intern graduates.For more details, visit Undergraduate Internship 2020
(Last updated 09/30/2019)
Data Science Industry Day
On Friday Oct 25, Industry Day will be observed at Boyd. It is a networking opportunity for Computer Science, MIS, Computer Systems Engineering, Statistics, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence majors. Employers include Chick-fil-A, Home Depot, BlackRock, Mailchimp and State Farm among others will attend. Please see here for more details.
(Last updated 09/26/2019)
Job Position at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
This unique, two-year rotational fellowship sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. Director’s Financial Analysts are given the opportunity to hone analytical and problem solving skills while helping to make markets for consumer financial products work for Americans. Members of the Director’s Financial Analyst Program will experience diverse roles, responsibilities, and areas of expertise. As a result, in a short period of time, analysts will play an integral role in everything the Bureau does, from rigorous data-driven policy creation and market monitoring to on-site supervision of market participants. All analysts will complete developmental rotations in offices throughout the CFPB. These rotations are designed to provide exposure to the analysis, strategy, research, education, policy development, supervision, enforcement, and rule-making activities throughout the Bureau. They are recruiting for positions that begin after the 2019-2020 academic year. To apply students will need to do so here during our live application window on USAJobs. For further details, send an email. If you have additional questions about the position or the application process, please reach out to Elizabeth Brown.
(Last updated 09/25/2019)
Pinnacle Actuarial Data Scientist Position
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., 3109 Cornelius Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704, has recently opened up a data scientist position and are looking for candidates for that position as well. For more details, contact Angie Stine by email or at (309) 807-2326. They will be attending the upcoming career fair on September 24th, 2019.
(Last updated 09/24/2019)
State Farm has a unique internship opportunity for graduate students at UGA – the Modeling and Analytics Graduate Network (MAGNet). MAGNet interns apply their data science skills to a wide variety of business problems at State Farm while receiving a competitive hourly wage and full tuition support. As undergraduates, you have two opportunities to see the program for yourselves. First, if you’re interested in graduate school at UGA, you can talk to Professor Mandal about the semesterly visit to the office in downtown Athens. Second, you can apply for the Pre-MAGNet internship to work with the MAGNet group during the summer! For more details check here!
(Last updated: 09/11/2019)
Data for Good at UGA
Interested in using your data analysis skills for the public good? "Data for Good at UGA" is a group of students working with the local community to do good with data. The first meeting of the year is on Sept 17, 2019!
(Last updated: 09/06/2019)
Georgia Political Review (GPR)
Georgia Political Review (GPR) seeks to publish quality original content from University of Georgia undergraduates in the fields of political science, international affairs, history, science, and economics. Published each semester in print and online , GPR is the only publication of its kind in the state university system, and seeks to become a nationwide model for articulate, timely commentary on politics and foreign affairs. GPR is currently accepting applications for staff writers, layout editors, and web developers until Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:59 pm. The link to the application can be found here.
Should there be questions about the application or GPR in general, please email the Editorial Board.
(Last updated: 09/03/2019)
Intern or CO-OP with ExteNet Systems
ExteNet Systems is looking for interns. The selected candidate will work under their Executive Director of Network Architecture to develop an automated proposal tool through our BI platform. Click here for further details.
(Last updated: 06/17/2019)
The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) at UGA is accepting applications for a statistician/modeler to join our staff. This position will support researchers in the performance of technical projects, design of research studies, development of research methods, analysis and interpretation of data, presentation of research results, software development and proposal preparation. Candidates should be experienced with scientific programming in R, creating R packages, writing reproducible reports, statistical analysis and modeling (e.g. regression analysis, time series analysis, computational statistics). To review additional details or apply, please visit https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/86073
(Last updated: 5/3/2019)
US Census Bureau Opportunities
Some vacancy announcements for a few survey statistician positions in the U.S. Census Bureau opened in USAJobs. This position is for a GS-1530-09/11 and the duty station for this position is in the U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland, MD. This job is open to all United States Citizens who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certified program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans. See https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529870000
Another position is for a GS-1530-09/11/12 and the duty station for this position is in the U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland, MD. The person(s) selected for this position may perform duties such as applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods to programs for collecting, processing, or presenting statistical information. They may also develop and design survey questionnaires for paper and/or automated collection efforts and work independently and on teams to complete tasks for the surveys. See https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530253300
(Last updated 4/16/2019)
Statistician at Zoetis, Kalamazoo MI
Zoitis is looking for a talented statistician to join their team. Please see the link below for more information: https://zoetis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/zoetis/job/Kalamazoo---Downtown-Portage-Street/Statistician--Manager-_JR00004200-1
(Last updated: 4/8/2019)
Summer Internship at Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines, Inc. has posted a new job. Here are the details:
Job: Summer Intern
Employer: Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Apply before: Tuesday, June 4th 2019 2:15 pm EDT
(Last updated: 4/2/2019)
EY Data Science Challenge
Ernst & Young, LLP is hosting a data science challenge. This may be a great opportunity for the UGA Statistics students to plug into a real-world data science issue and get on the radar for potential employment opportunities.For more details, see https://www.ey.com/gl/en/careers/students/ey-data-science-challenge . Please also note that this competition comes with cash awards: First place: US$8,000, Second place: US$5,000, Third place: US$2,000
(Last updated: 4/2/2019)
Data Analyst Internship within TPS
Transportation and Parking Services (TPS) at UGA has an opening for their Student Data Analyst Internship. The intern in this position works in UGA Parking and Transportation Services a department within the unit of UGA Finance and Administration. Student Data Analysts are part of a team and perform a variety of authentic, tasks and projects in an administrative/technical work environment. Interns play a vital role in analyzing and providing statistical studies and reports. The statistical data provided is used to support and improve departmental initiatives and seeks ways to continue to streamline all services offered by UGA Parking and Transportation Services. This intern in this position needs to be proficient with industry standard software, have strong analytical skills, solid attention to detail, and be able to work individually and as part of a team. Contact Mr. David Lee Akers if interested.
(Last updated 3/28/2019)
Deloitte's StartUp UGA Event
Deloitte Consulting is hosting an innovation event at UGA. More about their talk and the upcoming StartUp UGA event can be found here
(Last updated 3/6/2019)
2019 Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques Diversity Fellowship
On April 9, 4:30pm, Dr. Brady West is going to talk about The University of Michigan Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques. The mission of the Summer Institute is to provide rigorous and high quality graduate training in all phases of survey research. The program teaches state-of-the-art practice and theory in the design, implementation, and analysis of surveys. A two-and-one-half- week program (June 26-July 12) will be offered. Most specifically, it will focus on recruitment of upper-level undergraduates who are considering graduate school in quantitative social science fields. More about this talk can be found here.
(Last updated 2/22/2019)
Introduction to LaTex - OnLine Class
Georgia Tech Library is doing an online intro to LaTeX course (a one-hour long course, multiple offerings) this semester. The meeting dates are January 27, February 3, February 10, and February 24. You must register, but it is free. Click here for more details.
(Last updated 1/28/2019)
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics, is a highly acclaimed study-abroad program. You get to live in the historic European city of Budapest, take introductory or upper-division courses from master instructors, and enjoy the excitement of living in a culture known for excellence in mathematics education and research. For further details, click here.
(Last updated 1/28/2019)
SAMSI Undergraduate Workshop
The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will conduct a week-long Undergraduate modeling workshop from May 28, 2019 to June 2, 2019. Each year one specific problem involving complex data is considered (for instance flu data from the CDC and network models to investigate interactions between different CDC flu regions). Click here for more details. Application deadline is March 17, 2019. Click here for more on the Undergraduate Workshop to be held on February 25-26, 2019.
(Last updated 1/22/2019)
Data Analytics Internship at Health One Alliance in Dalton
Please see (link) for information regarding a summer internship opportunity for a Data Analytics intern at Health One Alliance in Dalton. Students can apply at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/2175/Health-One-Alliance-LLC. It has also been posted on Handshake.
(last updated 1/12/2019)
Eli Lilly Internships
The Global Statistical Sciences Division of Eli Lilly and Company anticipates having a number of internship positions available for the summer of 2019. The internships start in May or June and last 12 weeks. Undergraduate students must be US authorized workers (US citizen or green card holders) and must have completed at least three years of statistics or biostatics programs by May 2019. Submission deadline is January 15, 2019. Please see the details below:
(Last updated 1/3/2019)
Sponsored by the American Statistical Association (ASA), and hosted by the Institute for Quantitative Theory & Methods (QTM) of Emory University, DataFest™ is a three-day data analysis challenge in which teams of students attack a complex, surprise dataset. This intense competition allows students to collaborate and compete, test the limits of their computational skills, and generate insights on real data. The competition, held at various Universities all over the US, is judged not only on the competitors’ computational and analytical skills, but also on how well they communicate their results. See http://quantitative.emory.edu/events-news/datathons/index.html for details and contact Professor Mandal if you are interested in participating in the DataFest™ team of UGA.
(last updated 12/10)
The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) “is the largest conference on undergraduate research in the country. Each year, approximately 4,000 undergraduates from all over the country present their scholarship as posters, oral presentations, performances, and works of art. It is a great opportunity for students to present their research and network with other undergraduate researchers.” NCUR 2019 will be held on April 11-13 at Kennesaw State University. Students will have the unique opportunity to participate in a national conference right in their backyard. Please note that the deadline for abstract submissions is December 4, 2018. See http://www.cur.org/what/events/students/ncur/2019/
(last updated 11/16)
Jean D. Gibbons Fellowship
The Virginia Tech Department of Statistics is pleased to announce the establishment of the Jean D. Gibbons Fellowship. This fellowship will be awarded to two incoming graduate students every year and comes with a $25,000 9-month stipend and full tuition. In addition, Gibbons Fellows will receive a $5,000 bonus per year for the first two years in our graduate program. All US citizens and permanent residents who apply to our graduate program will automatically be considered for the fellowship. For more information and to apply online visit the website at www.stat.vt.edu or Contact Marco Ferreira at email@example.com or 540-231-8356.
(last updated 11/15/18)
If you are interested furthering your education, particularly through earning a PhD, we encourage you to learn more about the McNair Scholars Program at UGA. McNair allows undergraduate students to conduct research with notable university faculty, present at national conferences, work towards publication and receive personalized guidance and financial assistance, as they prepare for graduate education. TRIO McNair is a federally-funded academic support program designed to increase the number of underrepresented students in doctoral programs. If you are a sophomore or junior, have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA, are a first generation college student, eligible for the Pell grant and/or from an underrepresented population and are interested in research and graduate education you are eligible for the TRIO McNair Scholars Program. Visit the website at dae.uga.edu/resources/mcnair for more information as well as the application link.
(last updated 11/14)
CURO Research Assistantship (CRA) Application for spring 2019
Undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this $1,000 award just for participating in faculty-mentored research, and they present their work at our annual CURO Symposium in the spring. Please see CRA information here: http://curo.uga.edu/students/curo_research_assistantship.html . The deadline for spring 2019 applications is November 8.
(Last updated 10/31/2018)
State Farm Data Science Opportunities
State Farm's data science teams in Enterprise Data & Analytics (ED&A) are looking for interns and full-time employees. If you have questions about the work our Data Scientists do or what working in their group is like, a couple of their Atlanta based Data Scientists (Dylan Storey and Alvin Yu) have offered to speak with them.
(last updated: 10/3/2018)
SAS is hiring
SAS is a data analytics firm who works with 96 out of the Fortune 100 companies, transforming their data into intelligence. Join us for a Virtual Information Session and find about more about SAS, their open positions, and how you can accelerate your path to an interview. Register for one or both of our sessions
(last updated 10/2/2018)
MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC)
The conference goal is to provide a forum for industry professionals (executives and leading researchers) and students to discuss the increasing role of analytics in the global sports industry. MIT Sloan is dedicated to fostering growth and innovation in this arena, and the conference enriches opportunities for learning about the sports business world. The conference is open to anyone interested in sports. Please see the link http://www.sloansportsconference.com/ for details. You can submit your research papers for the conference. See http://www.sloansportsconference.com/activities/research-papers/ for past papers, the rules for submission, and the abstract submission page.
(last updated 9/25/2018)
Volunteering Opportunity at Athens Wellbeing Project
Athens Wellbeing Project (AWP) gives you volunteering opportunity for on-the-ground data collection. You will go through a 2-hour training where you will learn about the project and how it benefits the community (and get a free meal!). You will then be assigned to a team of 2-4 students and matched up with a neighborhood leader. Each team will be assigned to a neighborhood in the city where you will go to randomly sampled households, to collect survey data. Other volunteer opportunities include social media and website work. Later, they may have opportunities to process data and work on community engagement. Volunteering will take place in October and November. If you are interested, please register for a training session by completing this google form:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1iPyAkbE7gGSYcWbgQYX3KOuqcY4Sp8ndmF7kLk3rQ78/viewform?edit_requested=true. If you have any questions, please email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
(last updated 9/19/2018)
Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program
The Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the Department of Defense upon degree completion. See more here.
(Last updated 9/12/2018)
Actuarial Science Certificate Program
UGA Actuarial Science Certificate Program is accepting applications, 9/1 to 10/1/18. Applications are online at: http://www.terry.uga.edu/academics/certificates/actuarial-science
(last updated 9/11/2018)
UGA Capturing Science Contest
UGA Libraries is hosting the 2018 Capturing Science Contest to encourage STEM communication in a diversity of formats. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for $1,700 in prizes. Explain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any medium of your choice. The top three undergraduate and graduate submission each receive prizes of $500, $250, and $100. All currently-enrolled UGA undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Students may submit works used for other class assignments. Multiple entries are acceptable.
Deadline: 5:00pm, November 26, 2018
Formats: Any and all formats and genres are encouraged! Examples include: essays, board games, virtual reality, videos, music, software, apps, curricula, lesson plans, poems, infographics, fiction, and exhibits. See last years' winners and submissions for more examples. Learn more here. For questions please contact Chandler Christoffel.
(Last updated: 9/5/2018)
The Goldwater Scholarship provides opportunities for outstanding U.S. students with excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in, and potential for, careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. The scholarship covers eligible expenses (tuition, fees, books, room and board) up to a maximum of $7,500 per year (sophomores receive two years of support, juniors one year).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Pre-application forms completed by September 21. Full application completed by the campus deadline: November 9, 2018.
Third-year and second-year students who are interested in applying for the Goldwater Scholarship should complete two forms by September 21, 2018:
1. The pre-application form on the Goldwater site: https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/
2. The UGA nomination Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfV1AEpNImeYm4NkgBca6kZcveshbiZAq1Az9yJdsk9-GENZw/viewform?usp=sf_link
CAMPUS DEADLINE/NOMINATION PROCESS: The campus deadline for receipt of all application materials is Friday, November 9, 2018. A faculty panel will review applications and select four nominees to represent the university in the national competition. The national deadline falls in late January.
SELECTION CRITERIA: Excellent GPA, outstanding academic performance, and demonstrated potential for and commitment to a research career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. To be considered competitive for institutional nomination, students must have a record of academic excellence as demonstrated by GPA, significant research experience, and strong letters of recommendation. The Goldwater selection committee gives equal weight to four criteria: academic achievement, research experience/progress toward research goals, the research essay, and letters of recommendation.
GPA REQUIREMENT FOR CAMPUS NOMINATION: 3.9+ cumulative GPA
STEM PhD INTENTION: You’ll need to demonstrate that you’re on a path to a PhD in a STEM discipline. Students who will be pursuing an MD alone are not eligible to apply, but students pursuing an MD-PhD are eligible.
ELIGIBILITY: Second- or third-year student during the year of application. U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national.
CONTACT: Ms. Jessica Hunt (email@example.com) in the Scholarships Office.
(Last updated: 9/4/2018)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
We would like to bring your attention to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Interested students should begin at the applicant information page http://www.nsfgrfp.org . The GRFP supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. The program provides up to three years of graduate education support, including an annual $34,000 stipend. Applications for Mathematical Sciences topics are due October 26, 2018.
(last updated 8/15/2018)
Undergraduate Research Presentation at AISC2018
AISC 2018 (International Conference on Advances In Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics) invites oral statistical presentations by undergraduate students. Interested students should upload an abstract at the conference website. Conference jury will select top six candidates to present in a special session on Oct 6 morning. Winners will be honored at the conference banquet in the evening. Rest of the undergrads will present in other sessions. Faculty mentors can nominate their undergrad researchers by emailing the conference chair Sat Gupta at <firstname.lastname@example.org> by September 5, 2018 a letter of nomination and a near final draft of the work to be presented.
(last updated 8/13/2018)
Job Opportunity at Homeland Security
Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory just recently posted a position for an Imaging and Audio Specialist at the Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory.
Physical Scientist (Imaging and Audio)
Location: HSI Forensic Laboratory (McLean, VA)
Announcement number: OPM-OHC-10172987-MP-MLa
Announcement number: OPM-OHC-10172985-MP-MLa
Pay Scale & grade: GS14
Open & Closing Dates: 5/1/18-5/14/18
(last updated 5/4/18)
Math Tutors for the Summer and Fall, at Rankin Smith
Rankin Smith Academic Center for Student-Athletes is hiring math tutors for the Summer and Fall semesters. The Math Lab Director coordinates tutoring for MATH, STAT, PHYS, CSCI, and related courses. Their most popular courses to tutor are MATH 1101, MATH 1113, MATH 1060, and STAT 2000, but they tutor a wide variety of courses. Tutors can work anywhere from 2-20 hours per week, and they designate times they are available to work and they set a cap on how many hours they will be assigned. Most sessions are one-on-one, but there are sometimes smaller group sessions. Sessions are at a set day and time throughout the semester. Most popular tutoring times are 8-11am and 5-10pm. If interested, please email Ashley Gresham <email@example.com> with a copy of your resume and indicate whether they are interested in working summer, fall, or both.
(last updated 4/24/2018)
Animal Health Hackathon
Sign up for the Animal Health Hackathon this weekend, April 6-8th at the Lamar Dodd School of Art! All students, from any discipline, undergrad or grad or professional are welcome and encouraged to attend. Sign up here: https://georgiaanimalhealthhackathon2018.splashthat.com/
This is a weekend long event that will start late Friday with talks from leaders in Animal Health and local entrepreneurs. After the talks (and dinner), the hacking begins - students from diverse fields of study will form teams and work throughout the weekend develop products and services to meet real-world needs in animal health. Sunday teams will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and $5000 will be awarded to the most innovative and promising ideas.
(last updated 4/6/2018)
ICPSR: Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
ICPSR is part of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. The 2018 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research is offering over 80 courses on a broad range of methodologies and techniques that are relevant for research in the social, behavioral, and health science. They offer scholarships for four-week sessions. Please visit their website for details.
(last updated 3/31/18)
Internship Opportunity at Red Ventures
Red Ventures said that "this Summit is a great way to give Juniors who are interested in our company, but may have a different internship lined up, a "crash course" in everything Red Ventures." Please see this for more details.
(last updated 3/26/18)
Ungergraduate Research Opportunity:
(last updated 3/22/18)
Summer Job Opportunity with Franklin College
The Franklin College Office of Student academic services is seeking an energetic and reliable student to assist with orientation this summer. The position pays $9 per hour and averages 20-24 hours per week. Applicants must be available for all orientation sessions. See the schedule). You can apply on Handshake.
(last updated 3/15/18)
Double Dawgs Fair
The Double Dawgs Fair at UGA will be held on Tuesday, March, 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Tate Center Concourse and Atrium. This is an opportunity for students to learn more about Double Dawgs pathways and to talk to pathway contacts. Statistics undergraduate majors have the opportunity to get a master's degree in Educational Psychology M.A. from UGA . For more information on the Double Dawgs program, please click here.
(last updated 3/5/18)
ASA Travel Course on Incomplete Data
A Course on “An Introduction to the Analysis of Incomplete Data” will be taught by Professor Ofer Harel, University of Connecticut on March 24, 2018, at Georgia Tech. This event is sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Selected undergraduate students will be reimbursed for their registration fees. Click here to see the flyer which contains the details of the event, including the link for registration.
Application for the reimbursement can be downloaded from here. Please email the completed application form to Dr. Abhyuday Mandal by March 4, 2018 6pm.
(last updated 2/27/18)
REU: Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Many universities offer excellent summer research opportunities. Click here for more.
(last updated 2/15/18)
Big Data Summer Institute at University of Michigan
This program provides undergraduates with training and research experience in big data analytics. Click here for more information.
(last updated 2/14/18)
Geopolitical Forecasting Challenge
The Intelligence Advanced REsearch Projects Activity announced this competition called the Geopolitical Forecasting Challenge. Through this competition, IARPA challenges teams to develop models and solutions to improve existing forecasting models. This seems like a good opportunity for those who want more outside experience in statistics and data science and motivated students. Registration opens soon!
(last updated 2/14/18)
Emory University SIBS: Summer Institute tor Training in Biostatistics
This program is designed to provide undergraduate and beginning graduate students with intensive training in applied biostatistical methosds and to expose them to graduate school and career options in the fields of biostatistics, statistics, and public health. SIBS 2018 will be held June 11-July 20, 2018. Applications for the 2018 program are being accepted now and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
For further details please see here
(last updated 2/14/18)
Data Fest and Data viz contest
The American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest is a celebration of data in which teams of undergraduates work around the clock to find and share meaning in a large, rich, and complex data set. For further details, please see the links below.
DataFest: click here
Data viz contest: click here
UPS undergraduate Statistics intern for Summer 2018
UPS is looking for an undergraduate Statistics intern for Summer 2018 in their Customer Experience group! UPS Global Business Services (GBS) is looking for a dynamic Customer Experience intern who is eager to obtain real-world, hands-on business experience. The GBS Customer Experience intern will complete analysis of quality and customer satisfaction scores, operational KPIs, and hire dates of UPS Customer Care Representatives (CCRs), to identify trends and correlations used to develop training and support programs for CCRs.
Responsibilities and Duties: Documents analysis and findings; Analyzes CCR Length of Service to determine CCR speed to proficiency; Creates recommendations on focus areas to improve Quality and Customer Experience scores; Summarizes analysis and presents findings to GBS leadership.
Knowledge and Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Experience with statistical analysis and statistical software (SAS, R, etc.); Experience with database software (SQL preferred); Ability to data mine and derive meaningful findings; Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to use data to tell a story; Strong problem solving skills and desire to learn; Detail oriented with ability to work independently
To apply, visit: click here
Amgen Scholars Summer Program on Trialect
Every year, the Amgen Scholars Program provides 240 selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of Europe, USA, and Asia's premier educational institutions - posted on Trialect . Eligible students enrolled at colleges and universities throughout the world may apply. Stipend, Housing and round-trip travel costs are covered and the amount depends on the host University. Depending up on where you live, you can apply to the following programs:
2018 Summer Internships
The December issue of AMSTAT News is a good resource for 2018 summer internships. Please see pages 19 to 26 of click here
(last updated 1/1/18)
Internships at Los Alamos National Lab
Summer schools at LANL are paid internship opportunities. The goal of summer schools is to improve career prospects and build a recruiting pipeline into the many IS&T areas at Los Alamos National Laboratory. ISTI organizes, sponsors, and/or co-sponsors the following summer schools that might be of interest to undergraduate students:
Parallel Computing Research Internship
Computer System, Cluster, and Networking Summer Institute (CSCNSI)
Data Science School
Cyber Security School
Computational Physics Workshop
For more details, see here
(last updated 11/16/17)
Job and Internship Opportunities with Ernst & Young, LLP
The Technology Advisory Program (TAP) is a great way to learn about industry and business while utilizing and contributing statistics skills to dynamic teams. The TAP program allows you to broaden and supplement technical skills for a few years before focusing into a more specific practice such as Data and Analytics. To learn more about the firm and opportunities there please see the EY Advisory website, come speak with the EY representatives at the Career Fair (9-20), or feel free to reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If interested please apply via Handshake by September 20th.
(Last Updated 09/13/2017)
StatFest will be hosted in Atlanta, GA at Emory Rollins School of Public Health on September 23, 2017. If you are interested, please click here to view the flyer.
(Last Updated 08/15/2017)
Fall Semester Math Lab Tutors Needed at Rankin Smith
Rankin Smith will soon begin scheduling tutoring for the Fall Semester and are in need of a few more MATH/STAT/PHYS/CSCI/BUSN/MSIT tutors. You can apply by going here and clicking on the Math Lab Tutor Application link.
Students would need to be able to work the entire semester, through their students' final exams. Most of their tutoring needs are for MATH 1101 (math modeling), MATH 1113 (pre-cal), and STAT 2000. They also tutor a lot of MSIT 3000, MATH 1060, and BUSN 4000. Students are in control of setting a cap to the amount of hours per week they want to work, and they also can tell me times that work for them. The building is open Sundays 5-10pm, and Mondays-Thursdays 7am-10pm as well as Fridays 7am-4:30pm. Contact Ashley Gresham if you have any questions.
If someone has applied in the past, was not hired, but is still interested, they should apply again!
(Last Updated 07/12/2017)
Summer Workshop: Preparing for Graduate School
The Graduate School’s Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives will be holding two sessions of our Preparing for Graduate School Workshop (PGSW) this summer. PGSW provides helpful information for students who are considering graduate school and want to learn about the opportunities presented by obtaining a graduate degree. Topics will include finding your program, graduate admissions exams, the application process, types of funding available, and how students can better prepare themselves for the graduate education journey.
This event is FREE and open to all undergraduates students enrolled in summer coursework or programs here at UGA.
We will be offering this workshop on both Thursday, June 29 and Wednesday, July 19. Both sessions will start at 2:00pm in room 348 Miller Learning Center and are expected to last an hour.
Please have interested students email email@example.com with the subject line "Preparing for Graduate School" and the following information:
Preferred date to attend
Summer Program (if applicable)
Year in school (ex. rising junior)
Academic field of interest
Semester/Year you plan to enroll in graduate school
(Last Updated 06/23/2017)
NASA DEVELOP Program Recruitment
The NASA DEVELOP Program is currently recruiting for their summer and fall 2017 terms! The program offers 10-week paid contracting positions operating at twelve NASA nodes around the US and accepts both national and international participants. DEVELOP is open to current students, recent graduates, and transitioning career professionals who have an interest in applied science. Participants collaborate in teams in a fast-paced, highly professional environment. Teams partner with outside organizations to work on remote sensing projects that help address local and international community concerns while utilizing NASA Earth observations. DEVELOP projects are centered around building capacity in both participants and partner organizations.
Please click here for more information.
(Last Updated 06/12/2017)
City Internship Opportunities
The follwing Intership Programs remain open to new enrolees for Summer 2017: London, New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles
The deadline for these locations is midnight on Sunday, May 14th 2017.
If interested please click here to apply. Early application is advised.
For more information about what City Interships has to offer please visit their website here.
(Last Updated 04/26/2017)
Interdisciplinary Workshop for Undergraduate Students: May 14-19, 2017
Apply Here by Monday, March 27, 2017
NC State University Campus, Raleigh, NC.
his week long workshop will provide an introduction to applied mathematical and statistical research in the area of astronomy and optimization. Talks will be presented by statisticians and applied mathematicians who work with analyzing data arise in modern astronomical and space sciences research as well as on optimization methods with applications to energy and environment. For a good part of the week, students, in teams of 3 or 4, will use data from different sources to investigate a variety of questions related to several exciting and emerging area of research ranging from the data produced by both ground-based and space-based astronomical surveys at many wave-bands to cosmology, exoplanets, gravitational waves and synoptic surveys. The students will also explore the recent developments in optimization including semidefinite programming, Bayesian optimization and decision analysis, Mixed-integer PDE-constrained optimization etc. Finally, student teams will be prepared to make short presentations on the last day of the workshop, and have the option of having their final presentations reside on the SAMSI website.
While students from universities not in the U.S. are welcome to apply, please be aware that priority is given to students who are enrolled at U.S. schools. Applications received by Monday, March 27th, 2017 will receive full consideration.
SAMSI will reimburse pre-approved and appropriate travel expenses as well as provide food and lodging.
Please direct all questions to email firstname.lastname@example.org
(Last Updated 03/27/2017)
University of Chicago Financial Mathematics Graduate Program: Information Session
The Financial Mathematics Master's program at the University of Chicago is hosting an information session at the University of Georgia on February 28th from 4p-5p in Statistics Room 306.
At this session you will have the opportunity to meet a member of the program's admissions team and learn the specifics of the application process, the student experience in the program and at the University of Chicago, and career development opportunities after graduation.
For more information, please click here.
(Last updated 02/13/2017)
NASA DEVELOP Program is Currently Recruiting for Summer and Fall 2017
The NASA DEVELOP Program is currently recruiting for their summer and fall 2017 terms! The program offers 10-week paid contracting positions operating at twelve NASA nodes around the US and accepts both national and international participants. DEVELOP is open tocurrent students, recent graduates, and transitioning career professionals who have an interest in applied science. Participants collaborate in teams in a fast-paced, highly professional environment. Teams partner with outside organizations to work on remote sensing projects that help address local and international community concerns while utilizing NASA Earth observations. DEVELOP projects are centered around building capacity in both participants and partner organizations.
This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. All projects are designed to demonstrate how NASA remote sensing imagery can be used in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other application areas to address environmental community concerns. DEVELOP’s projects are interdisciplinary in nature, so applications are welcome from all academic backgrounds.
Applicants must have excellent communication and writing skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This program is competitive, particularly during summer terms due to high application volume. Though GIS or remote sensing knowledge is beneficial, leadership potential and enthusiasm for applied Earth science projects are strongly considered alongside technical experience. Although the term is only 10 weeks, there are many opportunities to advance through the program to year-long contracts, as well as professional, networking, and technical learning opportunities within each term.
Please click here for more details about program opportunities, requirements, and application procedures.
For summer 2017 term: January 9 – February 17
For fall 2017 term: May 22 – June 30
Upcoming term dates:
Summer 2017: June 5 – August 11
Fall 2017: September 11 – November 17
(Last updated 02/08/2017)
Get an Inside Look at P&G Student Programs
Procter and Gamble’s Student Programs are designed to give you early exposure to a number of unique student programs held in Cincinnati, OH (all-expense paid) at our Global Headquarters during the months of April to September, 2017. The timing varies for each student program. As a participant, you will learn about the various areas within P&G, interact with senior management, and have an early opportunity to interview for a 2018 internship position or student program with P&G! We believe YOU have the potential to become a future manager at Procter & Gamble.
Procter & Gamble is ranked Top 3 on Barron’s, “World’s Most Respected Companies 2010” list for the 6th year in a row, the #1 in our industry of “World’s Most Admired Companies” (Fortune), and in the Top 10 Companies for Global Diversity (Diversity Inc.), Procter & Gamble is regarded worldwide as one of the most rewarding places for top talented multi-cultural individuals to work.
Be the first to apply:
Applying is easy as 1 – 2 or 3:
Go to PGcareers.com à Select Students Tab à Select Development Programs
If grad date is Dec 2019 – May 2020 select Freshman Leadership Forum and Apply
If grad date is Dec 2018 – May 2019 select any of the programs listed and Apply
P&G has opportunities available in Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing/Brand Management, Research and Development, Sales, and Consumer and Market Knowledge!
(Last updated 02/01/2017)
Johns Hopkins 35th Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Graduate Summer Institute offers short, intensive courses in epidemiology and biostatistics intended to develop an understanding of the principles, methodologic strategies and practical aspects of epidemiological research.
With onsite and online courses, you choose the course format that works best for your schedule. Register for one or more courses. You may take courses for either professional development, to enhance your current skills, or for academic credit if you are interested in applying the course work towards a degree program.
The Summer Institute has been in existence since 1983, and has trained thousands of students from the U.S. and around the world. Institute participants include students, clinicians, public health practitioners, physicians in training and those considering a career in public health.
For more information please click here.
(Last updated 02/01/2017)
Harvard T.H. Chan Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology
Explore Biostatistics & Computational Biology at Harvard this Summer!
The Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology offers diverse undergraduate students a unique opportunity to learn about the use of quantitative methods for biological, environmental, and medical research alongside Harvard faculty, researchers, and graduates students.
For more infomation please click here.
(Last updated 02/01/2017)
Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2017
The HLF is an annual event. The application round for the 5th HLF, September 24 – 29, 2017, is scheduled from November 14, 2016, to February 14, 2017.
For more information please click here.
(Last updated 01/27/2017)
Transforming Analytical Learning in the Era of Big Data- An Undergraduate Summer Institute in Biostatistics
The University of Michigan will be offering this full-time 6 week summer institute from June 5 to July 14, 2017. This program will introduce undergraduate students to emerging challenges at the intersection of Big Data, Statistics, and Human Health. Lectures will be led by a diverse group of stellar biostatistics, statistics, electrical engineering, and computer science faculty at the University of Michigan. Working in teams, students will participate in mentored big data research projects. A stipend is available for successful applicants.
For more information please click here.
(Last updated 01/24/2017)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM and STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.
Full Proposal Deadline Date: October 28, 2016 for Mathematical Sciences; Physics and Astronomy; Chemistry
An updated program solicitation for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is available here.
Please also see the additional information at https://www.nsfgrfp.org
(source: Descriptions taken from NSF webpage http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201)
(Last updated 08/18/2016)
Career Information Session: What Is It Like to Work at SAS?
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world “The Power to Know.” You will probably use a SAS product at some point in your degree. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work for SAS? I’ll give you my own perspective as a statistician working in the JMP division of SAS and discuss the diversity of jobs in the organization for individuals with quantitative backgrounds. I’ll also give you a quick tour of JMP and show you some of the interesting research problems our team gets to work on.
Speaker: Dr. Ruth Hummel, JMP Division of SAS
Wednesday, October 12, 3:30p-4:30pm
Location: Miller Learning Center (MLC) Room 250
Who should attend? Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science Majors and Minors
Only 40 students can be accommodated. Please RSVP here https://uga.joinhandshake.com/events/30934. Students can also register by logging in to their Handshake account, clicking “Events” and going to “Career Information Session: JMP”
(Last updated 10/01/2016)
Career Information Session: NSA
Mathematics can be more than just a subject in school, it can be a career. The government is the number one single employer of mathematicians in the country. Many of those mathematicians end up at the National Security Agency, where they find careers in research, information assurance, and cryptanalysis. This talk will be an introduction to the roles of mathematicians at NSA, as well as basics of cryptography.
Speaker: Mr. Lance Estes
Tuesday, November 1, Time: 4:00-5:00 PM
Location: Miller Learning Center (MLC) Room 102
Who should attend? Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science Majors and Minors
Only 40 students can be accommodated. Please RSVP here https://uga.joinhandshake.com/events/28307. Students can also register by logging in to their Handshake account, clicking “Events” and going to “Career Information Session: National Security Agency.”
(Last updated 09/19/2016)
Actuary Career Information Session
Tuesday, September 13, 5:30p-6:30p, Sanford 209
Who should attend? Current and prospective ASCP students
- Overview of Actuarial Science Certificate Program (ASCP) http://www.terry.uga.edu/academics/certificates/actuarial-science
- Overview of Associate Actuary professional designation requirements https://www.soa.org/Education/Exam-Req/edu-asa-req.aspx and http://www.casact.org/admissions/process/
- Actuary Careers—Milliman http://us.milliman.com/about/
Any student interested in joining the ASCP Facebook page may do so. The following are the instructions.
- Sign up for Facebook
- On the upper left corner there is a search bar. Type in "UGA Actuarial Science Certificate Program" in the search bar.
- That will bring you to the page and you need to press like (the button with the thumbs up symbol).
(Last updated 09/07/2016)
Scholarship Info Sessions
Tuesday, September 13, 5:30p-6:30p, MLC 207
Wednesday, September 14, 5:30p-6:30p, MLC 250
Join us for an information session about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and essay writing tips. If you are a Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible for this national award!
Wednesday, August 31, 6:45p-7:45p, MLC 205
Wednesday, September 21, 6:45p-7:45p, MLC 245
Come discover opportunities to receive up to $5.000 for internships in Easy or Southeast Asia! The session will review the scholarship eligibility, application, and include information about different internship programs that are eligible for this grant.
(Last updated 09/01/2016)
SAMSI Undergraduate Workshops
As part of its Education and Outreach Program for 2016-2017, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will offer several undergraduate workshops. Students who are interested in pursuing higher studies often find these workshops very useful. See our annual newsletters where our students share their experiences.
Undergraduate Workshop October 24-25, 2016 (Apply by September 9, 2016)
In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic on Statistical, Mathematical and Computational Methods for Astronomy (ASTRO) will be covered in some depth. The workshop will focus on Population Modeling & Signal Separation for Exoplanets & Gravitational Waves (GW) and will feature introductory lectures on statistical methodology for interpreting detection of exoplanets, GWs, as well as using those to infer the underlying population of planetary systems and GW sources.
Undergraduate Workshop February 27-28, 2017 (Apply by January 20, 2017)
In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic Optimization (OPT) will be covered in some depth. The workshop will focus on optimization methods for large-scale statistical analysis and will feature introductory lectures on statistical inverse problems, E/M and M/M algorithms and semidefinite programming.
Interdisciplinary Workshop for Undergraduate Students May 14-19, 2017 (Apply by March 27, 2017)
This week long workshop will provide an introduction to applied mathematical and statistical research in the area of astronomy and optimization. For a good part of the week, students, in teams of 3 or 4, will use data from different sources to investigate a variety of questions related to several exciting and emerging area of research ranging from the data produced by both ground-based and space-based astronomical surveys at many wave-bands to cosmology, exoplanets, gravitational waves and synoptic surveys. The students will also explore the recent developments in optimization including semidefinite programming, Bayesian optimization and decision analysis, Mixed-integer PDE-constrained optimization etc. Finally, student teams will be prepared to make short presentations on the last day of the workshop, and have the option of having their final presentations reside on the SAMSI website.
(source: Descriptions taken from SAMSI webpage https://www.samsi.info)
(Last updated 08/18/2016)
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 @ 12:20 pm, 102 Moore College
Tuesday, September 13 @ 5:00 pm, 102 Moore College
Boren Awards provide up to $30,000 funding for U.S. citizen undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. students to study languages, geographic areas (Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East), and disciplines critical to U.S. national security (broadly defined) and underrepresented in study abroad. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
Undergraduate scholarships are for 6 to 12 months abroad, and graduate fellowships are for 3 to 24 months in the U.S. and abroad. There is a minimum one-year government service requirement for Boren recipients after graduation. This award is an excellent “in” for careers in the federal government that require skills in critical languages.
To reserve a spot in the session, sign up here.
For more information, please email Elizabeth Hughes, Boren Awards Campus Representative, at email@example.com or visit the Boren website: http://www.borenawards.org/
(Last updated 08/18/2016)
CURO offers University of Georgia undergraduates the opportunity to engage in faculty-mentored research regardless of discipline, major or GPA – even students in their first year. See http://curo.uga.edu/
(Last updated 08/19/2016)