Thursday, January 26, 2017

Glide Year Opportunity: Project Horseshoe Farm Application Due Feb 12th

Project Horseshoe Farm, a community health non-profit organization in Greensboro, Alabama, is accepting applicants for their Gap Year Fellowship! The Fellowship is perfect for recent graduates interested in medicine, healthcare, education, social work, public policy, and non-profit management.The application deadline for the 2017-2018 Project Horseshoe Farm Fellowship is coming up on February 12th at 11:59pm.

Additionally, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Jessica Geddes, a CC alumni, at We are happy to arrange phone or Skype conversations with potential applicants if they would like more information about the Fellowship.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Summer Opportunity: SUMP Summer 2017

The Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program (SUMP) of the Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is a six-week program that offers students from underrepresented groups in medicine and/or economically disadvantaged background a unique opportunity to become exposed to the realities and options within the medical profession through a “shadowing” experience with a physician. Besides shadowing a doctor in a preferred area of specialty, the program offers a broad and comprehensive curriculum, including medical lectures, hands-on workshops, a health disparities research project and literature review under the supervision of an Einstein College of Medicine MD PHD candidate research mentors and the medical librarians at Einstein.

SUMP requires a full time commitment Monday-Friday over six summer weeks. Students will be expected to attend fourteen hours of lecture per week and spend at least six hours per week with their assigned mentor.  Program participants will be awarded a stipend at the end of the program. 

Students will be considered if they are US citizens, Permanent Residents or individuals granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status by the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services from an underrepresented group in medicine and/or have an economically disadvantaged background.
·         Must have completed at least their freshman year with at least one year in science by June 2017. (Sophomores' and higher)
·         Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
·         Students must complete the online application, provide an official college transcript and obtain a letter of recommendation from a faculty member before the April 1st deadline.
·         Medical clearance is also required at time of acceptance.
·         Live in the Bronx or nearby metropolitan area.
Application Opens January 15th, 2017
Deadline is April 1st, 2017 at 5:00 PM 
No Housing is Available
Visit the website below to find out more information and submit your online application!

Glide Year Opportunity: Biomedical Research Assistant Position at Rockefeller University

A member of our campus recruiting team will be coming to Barnard to conduct interviews for Biomedical Research Assistant Positions on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  This is an excellent opportunity for those seniors interested in taking 1-2 years off before attending medical and graduate programs.  As a Research Assistant, these students will be given the chance to further their curiosity about science to find out firsthand what research is all about.  Not to mention we have/had many Barnard grads working and thriving on our campus (including Rachel Caron and Natalie Thulin to name a few)!  Please find a more detailed job description below,

Applications must be made directly through Barnard NACElink, and the deadline to do so is Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 11:59pm. This opportunity is open to current seniors at Barnard.

We are currently hiring students for 1-2 year biomedical Research Assistant positions to work closely with senior scientists and participate in challenging, complex, and cutting-edge research projects.

Research Assistants will learn an immense amount of information about science and discovery.  The learning curve will be steep and the work hours long (on occasion), but it will all be worth it.  The techniques will be complex and numerous and diverse, spanning the whole spectrum of translational research from molecular/cellular/genetic/chemical/bioinformatics to in vitro to in vivo.  Your research will take advantage of the latest technologies and techniques, you will be an integral part of the lab, participate in journal clubs and lab meetings, and attend scientific lectures/talks/seminars.  The unspoken luxuries also include our intimate community, extreme preside (number of Nobel prizes and laureates on-campus), incredible funding and core facilities, and the perks – free beer at our Faculty Club, river view, living in NYC!   

After a two-year period, research assistants go on to the top Ph.D., M.D. and MD/Ph.D. programs, while some choose to continue on as a third-year researcher to learn more.

Bachelor's in science required. Will consider Master’s degree. We offer all the great benefits you would expect plus a generous tuition reimbursement program. 

Our Culture:
*incredible haven for some of the best science in the world.
*scientific oasis
*inspiring, collaborative atmosphere.
*strong social and environmental consciousness.
*intellectually curious academic environment.
*14-acre campus setting in NYC.

Follow your passion for excellence in science and join our researchers in the pursuit of science for the benefit of humanity.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Glide Year/Employment Opportunity: Mount Sinai Research Assistant Position

A new research assistant position now available at Icahn School of Medicine in the Department of Oncological Sciences. Our team is exploring mind-body interventions as a way of increasing psychological well-being to hopefully improve the overall quality of life in the cancer setting.

We are in search of a highly motivated, enthusiastic assistant to join us on an NIHH-funded project focused on training psychosocial cancer care providers (e.g., psychologists, nurses, physicians) in an evidence-based intervention, combining cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis, to help patients manage their cancer-related fatigue. For more information about the position, as well as details on how to apply, please see our posting found here:

The position requires a BA/BS in a relevant field and is a great opportunity for students wishing to pursue Graduate/Professional degrees in the future.