RSVP for L@s GANAS Research Week!
RSVP for L@s GANAS Research Week!
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Welcome back, we hope you were able to find time to rest and recharge during Spring Break!
We are excited to host the L@s GANAS Annual Research Week next week. A huge should out to our student planning team, Karina Bonilla (McG Mentee and Research Fellow) and Corazon Avila (McG Mentor and Researcher). Thank you for all of your help and hard work! We hope you can join us next week!
-The L@s GANAS Team

Science Chats Tomorrow at 2 pm: Fieldtrip to

Dr. Aixa Alfonso's Lab

Learn more about her research here
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Undergraduate Research Forum

Not ready to present but want to help?

The Undergraduate Research Forum will take place Wednesday, April 6, 2022. 
Sign-up to volunteer during the Undergraduate Research Forum. If you are a first-year student, this is a great way to start learning about presenting research and to see all of the research other UIC students are doing. 
Sign Up to Volunteer at Research Day
Attend Research Week Events
and Win L@s GANAS Gear!

RSVP for L@s GANAS Research Week
Apply to be a Las ganas mentor
Science Chats
Flames internship grant
Mano Project Internships

Mano Project Internships

Hispanic Access Foundation’s MANO Project is offering enriching internship experiences nationwide for Latinx and POC college students and upcoming professionals with strengths in:
Biology | Civil Engineering | Ecology | Environmental sciences | Forestry | Geographic Information Systems | Natural Resource Managemen |t Outdoor Recreation Management Physical Science
Featured Internships:
  • Visitor Services Intern, Trempealeau, WI
  • Recreation Special Uses Resource Assistant, Bayfield, CO
  • Invasive Species Coordinator, Fairplay, CO
  • Fire and All-Hazard Dispatch Resource Assistant, Grand Junction, CO
Applications can be submitted through our website:
Deadlines are between March 31st and April 3rd.

Clinical Research Associates for the Cook County Hospital

The Department of Emergency Medicine at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, Cook County, seeks undergraduate clinical research associates (RAs). 
Selected students will actively participate in retrospective and prospective studies in the emergency department (ED). In addition to recruiting patients for studies and performing chart reviews, RAs will have the opportunity to shadow emergency medicine physicians in Chicago's busiest ED. This is a year-long volunteer position with the opportunity to receive UIC course credit.
For more information about the Academic Associate Program, please visit our website. If you are interested in joining our program, apply HERE.
Application open: Tuesday, March 15th
Deadline April 15, 2022
Networking for Introverts
Intro to interviewing
Virtual Resume Reviews
Emergency Funding for UIC Students

U & I Emergency Fund 

This fund provides temporary, short-term financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship. This emergency funding program is designed to offer financial assistance to students in the form of one-time awards (typically not exceeding $1000). Please be prepared to show documentation supporting claims. 
Examples of expenses typically covered: overdue rent, eviction, medical emergencies, safety needs. For more information click here
The application can be found here
Talk to your transition coach, advisor, or program coordinator for additional aid opportunities.
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