Midwest Graduate Research Symposium - Free registration deadline: March 4, 2017

The University of Toledo's Graduate Student Association is proud to present the 8th Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at the University of Toledo. This event has been recognized as a premier event and is a great opportunity for presenting research, networking, and fostering intercollegiate friendships and collaborations. Here at the University of Toledo we strive to improve the world around us by advancing research and education to the cutting edge. We look forward to hosting individuals from around the nation in what promises to be an outstanding day for all involved.

This exciting event will be held on March 25th, 2017 and will take place at the University of Toledo’s Memorial Field House and Student Union. This all-day symposium will include presentations, a poster session, a professional development themed question and answer session with panelists from both industry and academia, an awards ceremony, and will end with a dinner and keynote speaker. 

Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship

The ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship will provide the opportunity for recipients to pursue independent research of their own choosing that supports the mission of ARL. The Fellow benefits by having this opportunity and by working alongside some of the Nation's best scientists and engineers. ARL benefits by the expected transfer of new science and technology that enhances the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the warfighter in times of both peace and war.  

Application opens February 1, 2017

Application deadline May 1, 2017

Anticipated start date October 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018

Available Post-doctoral position

Graduate Study and Research Fellowships in Science, Technology, Environmental Policy Humphrey School of Public Affairs - University of Minnesota

Application deadline: Open until filled

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NRC Research Associateship Programs Opens March 1

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors a number of awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are available. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.

Call for Applications date: March 1 to May 1, 2017. The Support Documents Deadline is May 15, 2017.

Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities. For more information:



(202) 334-2760

Editoral Assistant Internship Opportunity

Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ), a national journal focusing on economic and workforce development, housed at the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research currently has an internship position open for a student interested in working as an Editorial Assistant. Seeking someone interested in working about 20 hours per week on a long-term basis through December of this year with the possibility of extending this internship another year, based on work performance. Or an internship of 25 to 30 hours per week over a shorter period of time would be considered. Interested applicants can apply at hr@upjohn.org, or contact robey@upjohn.org or by phone at 269-385-0465 ( tel:2693850465 ). Details on the job can be found on Upjohn's website at http://www.upjohn.org/employment-opportunities.

Paid Research Opportunities for Students

The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities (TRCLC) announces availability of several research projects for graduate students. The award amount will be up to $4,000 for each project. The award can be used for student salary, travel for data collection or attending a conference, research material purchase, printing, etc. Projects should address topics related to livable communities such as enhancing mobility, accessibility and safety of walking, bicycling and transit modes, particularly for children, people with disabilities, older adults, low income populations, and all commuters. Non-traditional research ideas in this area will be highly rated in the selection process.

Visit the The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities (TRCLC) website for more information.

Social Security Administration (SSA) Research Funding Announcement

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is granting graduate students $10,000 stipends to research work, rehabilitation and disability issues through the ARDRAW Small Grant Program.  The objective of the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues.  

Applications Due March 2, 2017