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American Astronomical Society’s (AAS) Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy (CSMA) Micro-grants for Undergraduates

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The American Astronomical Society’s (AAS) Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy (CSMA) is offering grants of up to $500 to BIPOC undergraduate students applying to astronomy or physics graduate programs this fall. Students do not need to be a member of the AAS to apply for funds. 

 

Please forward this opportunity to any students who may be interested. Here is the opportunity’s description and application link:

 

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Apply for "Demystifying the graduate school application process", a free virtual event for undergraduate students and postbacs

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is hosting a 3-day virtual series for senior undergraduate students and postbacs: Demystifying the graduate school application process. 

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Puerto Rico Youth Fellowship para activistas de 21-35 años trabajando para la justicia ambiental y descolonización

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Puerto Rico is witnessing a historic moment, as young people continue to call out their government’s abandonment of the country’s most vulnerable communities. Puerto Rico continues to struggle with the complexities of colonialism and the socioeconomic consequences of a U.S. imposed Fiscal Oversight Board.

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Experts question Department of Health's inaction on COVID-19 and offer recommendations to improve public health response

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A group of health professionals, scientists and physicians questioned the lack of action by the local Department of Health in the face of the high number of COVID-19 infections in Puerto Rico and offered specific recommendations to improve the public health response at this point in the pandemic. The statements were made during a press conference organized by the NGO and scientific collective Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR, www.cienciapr.org). A recording of the conference (in Spanish) can be accessed on Ciencia Puerto Rico's YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/jk8Qq2bpb4Q). 

Oportunidad de empleo en conservación y manejo de vida silvestre

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Visitor Services Support Member - Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

ACE EPIC placements provide young adults with focused, hands-on opportunities to work alongside and under the guidance of agency mentors as they apply their knowledge of resource management on their path to becoming the next generation of resource and land managers.

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Oportunidad de internado pago en la Oficina para Políticas de Ciencia y Tecnología de la Casa Blanca

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EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

We are pleased to announce that, for the first time in history, the Executive Office of the President (EOP) is launching a paid internship program. The EOP Internship Program will provide a stipend to participants.

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CienciaPR urges people to keep up with masking and prevention to mitigate the next COVID-19 surge

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In light of the flexibilization of COVID-19 mitigation measures in Puerto Rico, the NGO and scientific collective Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR, www.cienciapr.org) is calling on the public not to lower their guard and be prepared to respond to a possible surge in cases. This comes following a recent increase in the positivity rate in the country and ongoing surges in Europe and Asia caused by the Omicron subvariant BA.2.

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