Tour the IU School of Medicine (Bloomington) Regional Academic Health Center!
|RAHC Spring 2023 Tour Dates
Hello! Please fill out this survey if you are interested in a tour of the Regional Academic Health Center and meeting with some of our IUSM medical students! We will be able to answer any questions you have about the pre-med path, applications, medical school life, etc.!
We have different times for tours on Thursday, April 20th and Thursday, April 27th for anyone interested.
This is also a great time for undergraduate students to hear from medical students and answer any questions about applications/interviews/resumes/med school life/etc. as the new application cycle is approaching.
You will receive a followup email with more details once you are signed up. The date/time you choose is the one you sign up for, and if you need to change it/can’t go, please email email@example.com.
Interested in being an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant?
Here are two possible opportunities if you would like to teach:
I.) Professor David Kehoe is seeking undergraduates interested in being UTAs for BIOL-L211 during the Fall Semester of 2023. Requirements for these positions are:
- You must be able to attend all course lectures, held from Tu/Th 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM.
- You must have taken L211 at IUB and earned at least an A-.
- You must be interested in working as part of a team of teachers.
- You must be willing to make this position a priority throughout the semester.
Applicants: Please send Professor Kehoe (firstname.lastname@example.org) the following materials:
- Completed Application, available at:
- Transcripts (unofficial are OK)
You will have the opportunity to meet with Professor Kehoe to discuss the details of these positions before any commitments are made.
II.) Professor Chooi is seeking undergraduates who may be interested in being UTAs for L112 or L104 next Fall 2023. Please note that these positions are “for credit” only. Please do not apply if you are interested in “for payroll” positions.
Applicants: Please send Professor Chooi (email@example.com) the following information by the deadline – May 1. Late applications may be considered only if vacancies are available.
- Course schedule for F2023
- Completed Application. Follow the link below to find more information about teaching assistant responsibilities in biology and the application form for these positions.
Teaching Assistants: Undergraduate: Student Portal: Department of Biology: Indiana University Bloomington
1. Attend all course lectures – MWF 10:20-11:10 am
2. Conduct one Discussion Group per week (See schedule of classes for details)
- Attend all course lectures – MWF 11:30-12:20 pm
- There are no discussion groups.
For both courses:
Help in quiz grading, hold one office hour/w, and proctoring exams.
Applicants must have junior status (or credit equivalent) and a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Sign up to be a College Exchange Buddy!
We would like to invite you to take part in a unique opportunity to participate in a Buddy Program with international exchange students!
Would you like to meet students from other countries, and share your favorite aspects of IU and Bloomington with them? The College of Arts and Sciences will be hosting 13 exchange students from England, France, South Korea, Sweden, Germany, and Spain this fall, in majors across the College, and we’d love to partner them with another IU student who can help them as they get acclimated to life at IU and around Bloomington.
If you’re interested in being partnered as a buddy with an exchange student, please complete this application by April 15: https://college.indiana.edu/machform/view.php?id=283661
Eli Lilly/Post-Graduation Career Paths in Science—Careers with a Bachelor’s Degree
Eli Lilly Post-Graduation Career Paths in Science—Careers with a Bachelor’s Degree
Monday, April 10, from 5-6:30pm
Biology Bldg. A100
This information session will be aimed at freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to help them prepare for the upcoming fall recruiting season. Professors, advisors, and career coaches are welcome to attend to learn about career pathways to guide students.
Come hungry–they’ll have pizza!!!
Find registration information at https://indiana.joinhandshake.com/events/1114310/share_preview
Applications for IU Undergraduate Research Summer 2023 Programs are now open!
IU Undergraduate Research Summer 2023 Programs
IU Undergraduate Research Programs through the Office of Engaged Learning run three summer research programs:
- Women in STEM LLC Summer Research Program
- IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholars Program
- IUUR STEM Summer Research Pod Program
For all three programs, students will participate in 8 weeks of research between June 5 – July 28, 2023. Participants will receive a stipend, housing, and a meal plan. Applicants must be a currently enrolled IUB student pursuing a STEM-related degree with an anticipated graduation date no earlier than December 2023.
The deadline to apply is March 20, 2023, at 11:59PM. Students whose applications are selected for further consideration may be required to interview with IUUR program staff.
IUUR programs aim to increase participation in STEM disciplines among student populations that are traditionally underrepresented in STEM. Women, first generation, students from historically excluded racial and ethnic groups, and students with high financial need are encouraged to apply.
For more information and to apply, please visit our website: https://undergradresearch.indiana.edu/programs-funding/summer-research.html
Advanced Summer Research Scholarship Application Information for Summer 2023
IU Undergraduate Research provides Advanced Summer Research Scholarships to help undergraduate researchers spend their summers undertaking original research or creative projects.
Students in any field are eligible to apply, but must meet the following requirements:
All applicants must have a well-developed research plan and a faculty mentor who has agreed to supervise the project.
Applicants must not be receiving other sources of funding or earning academic credit for their summer research.
Seniors may not apply for funding projects that take place the summer following graduation.
Past recipients of this scholarship are eligible to apply a second time. However, priority is given to first time recipients.
Award amounts vary based on availability of funding and project time commitment, but the maximum award is $3,500.
Applications must include the following:
- An overview (2-3 pages) of the proposed research project, including:
- a) project title; b) background information; c) research questions; d) overview of methodology/approach; e) timeline for completing the project, including estimated hours applicant will commit to the project over the summer; and f) description of research products (such as poster, draft of article, screenplay) to be completed by end of summer.
- A cover letter describing the applicant’s motivation, prior research experiences, and qualifications for carrying out the proposed project.
- A statement of support from a faculty mentor that includes an endorsement of the proposed research project and estimated hours the applicant will commit to the project over the summer. This letter can be included with application materials or emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants will be evaluated on a) the quality, feasibility, and significance of their proposed projects and b) their preparedness to carry them out, as demonstrated in the cover letter and faculty support.
To apply: Compile all required materials into a single pdf document. For more information and to apply, visit https://undergradresearch.indiana.edu/programs-funding/asrs.html.
Application deadline: The application deadline is noon (12pm EST) on Friday, March 10, 2023. Applicants will be notified of the outcome in early April. All Advanced Summer Research Scholarship recipients are expected to present their work in the Summer Showcase of Student Research the last Thursday in July.
BIOL-Z 463 Comparative Neurobiology of Animal Behavior will be offered Fall 2023!
The Fall 2023 IUB Schedule of Classes is not published online yet (we hope to see it sometime in the next week or two). Meanwhile, here’s a preview of a Fall 2023 course that juniors and seniors might be interested in!
BIOL-Z 463 Comparative Neurobiology of Animal Behavior (3 cr.)
Prerequisite: BIOL-L 112 (or BIOL-H 111); and junior or senior standing.
Recommended: PSY-P 326 or PSY-P 346.
Undergraduates should be careful to enroll in BIOL-Z 463, not the 500-level section! The 500-level section is for graduate students and will not count for anything whatsoever in your bachelor’s degree.
Hourly paid assistant needed for Nikolov plant lab
The Nikolov Lab is looking for an hourly lab assistant to help with basic lab maintenance and plant care ($16-$20/hour depending on the level of expertise, 10-15 hours/week). No previous lab or plant care experience is required. Includes possibility to get involved in research projects if interested.
JOB POSTING DETAILS
Research in the Nikolov Lab focuses on the evolution and development of flowers. Plant cultivation is fundamental to all of our research projects. Duties on a regular basis include:
-Sowing seeds and transplanting seedlings on soil
-Collecting plant tissue for DNA, RNA and protein extraction
-Plant care (watering, pest control)
IU Health Programs Fair on February 28!
You can drop by any time between classes!
THE 2023 HEALTH PROGRAMS FAIR
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Indiana Memorial Union – Alumni Hall
Come find out about career choices, educational opportunities, and campus resources related to the healthcare professions.
Meet with representatives from medical schools and health professions programs from across the country.
For more information and to view health professions areas and programs registered go to https://hpplc.indiana.edu/events-workshops/health-programs-fair.html.
Also, drop by “Prepare for the Fair” anytime between 4:00 and 6:00 pm on Thursday, February 23, Wells Library 009 to pick up tips on interacting with the representatives.