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Undergraduate Opportunities


SURE Conference in Clemson

Travel funds available for undergraduate STEM majors (and their mentors) to attend the 5th annual Statistics Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) from June 3-5, 2024 in Clemson, South Carolina. SURE is a conference within a conference that gives undergraduate STEM students an opportunity to learn about pursuing a graduate education in data science and/or statistics. Sessions include: (1) a panel about career opportunities in data science and statistics, (2) a hands-on data analytics workshop, (3) a mentoring and Q&A session with graduate students from statistics and biostatistics, and (4) a subset of relevant talks from the larger conference (including a keynote talk from Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee, John D. Kalbfleisch Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, University of Michigan and a banquet talk from Dr. Simon Sheather, Dean of Gatton College of Business and Economics and Truist Chair of Data Analytics, University of Kentucky). For full funding consideration, please fill out this form by April 15, 2024.

(Last updated 4/8/2024)

Summer program at UC Irvine

UCI is now accepting applications for its Irvine Summer Institute in Biostatistics and Undergraduate Data Science (ISI-BUDS). ISI-BUDS is a six-week summer program introducing undergraduate students to modern methodology and practice of biostatistics and data science.
See for more details.
(Last updated 02/27/2024)

Summer Research at UChicago

The Summer Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Accelerator (SUMSA) is an eight week mathematics and statistics bootcamp for undergraduates which will take place June 10 - August 2, 2024. The program will take place at the Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI), which is located at the University of Chicago. Applications are due by February 16, 2024. Please see the flyer for more details.

(Last updated 2/01/2024)

Internship opportunity at PERSOWN

Recently, the President and CEO of PERSOWN reached out to the Director of Business Engagement at UGA wanting to hire data science majors as interns in their company. Please click on the link above to learn more about the company. Please see the attached flyer for more details.

(Last updated 01/31/2024)

IMPACT Service Breaks – Signups open for Spring Break Service Trips!

You’re invited to sign up for our IMPACT Service Break trips! I MPACT Spring Service Break Trips is a 30-year UGA legacy of service learning.  These unique trips allow UGA students to engage communities in the Southeast addressing issues and solutions identified by their citizens.  The trip fee of $100-200 includes t-shirt, transportation, lodging, cultural exploration like museums or tours, and meals for the entire trip!  These trips are led by trained student Site Leaders and supported by UGA staff who will help engage you in volunteer opportunities prioritized by the community you’ll serve with. 

IMPACT Service Break Trips (Spring Break 2024)

Learn more and sign up for the trips here on the ELS website.

Signups are open until Sunday February 4th! The IMPACT Service Breaks Program is a departmental program facilitated by Engagement, Leadership, and Service. Please any direct questions to Erica Little,, Assistant Director for Community Engagement. 

(Last updated 01/31/2024)


NCSU will be running our DRUMS (Directed Research in Mathematics and Statistics) REU program in the summer 2024. Here is a flyer about the program that will run from May 28th to August 2nd. Selected participants will receive a $7,000 stipend, housing, and funding to participate in a conference. More information about the program can be found at: and the application can be found at Mathprograms:

(Last updated 01/16/2024)

ATRI Student Summer Research Program

USC Keck School of Medicine’s Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) will be hosting their annual Student Summer Research Program this summer in San Diego, CA. See the flyer for details.  The program can be found here:

(Last updated 12/19/2023)

Forecast Analyst at Colography

Colography launched a search for a  Forecast Analyst (see the job description here) to take over their internal forecast model, which projects quarterly package volume for the next 5 years. This is a mission-critical hire, and they are looking to onboard by end of year, or early January at latest.

(Last updated 12/05/2023)

Biomedical Data Science Internship at UTHSC

The Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee invites applications for paid internships in biostatistics. For more information, please see

(Last updated: 11/02/2023)

NC State Statistics Graduate Program.

There will a virtual event for those who are interested in the  Statistics Graduate Program of the North Carolina State University. The event is on November 15th from 1pm-2:30pm. Please follow the link to register.

(Last updated 10/26/2023)

Stanford Law Research fellowship 

Several professors at Stanford Law School, including economists John Donohue, Dan Kessler, and Alison Morantz, are seeking full-time Research Fellows (Pre-Docs) to begin work in the summer of 2024. This is a unique opportunity for graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. Past fellows have found the experience to be valuable preparation for graduate school and have matriculated to a number of prestigious graduate, law, and business programs. See this for more details.

(Last updated 10/5/2023)

GROW 2023 at Duke

Applications are open for GROW (Graduate Research Opportunities for Women) 2023, to be held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina from Friday October 20 – Sunday October 22. GROW is an annual national conference aimed at increasing the rate of applications by women and non-binary students to graduate programs in the mathematical sciences. They have an outstanding line-up of speakers and panels planned, demonstrating the tremendous diversity of lives and careers that can be built upon a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences, along with informal opportunities for conversation and mentorship. The conference is FREE for accepted participants. The organizers will reimburse travel expenses and provide accommodation and meals. Please contact them at with questions. Apply here.

(Last updated 5/18/2023)

Public Service and Outreach Student Scholars Program

The Public Service & Outreach Student Scholars program is accepting applications through April 7 for the 2023-24 cohort. The PSO Student Scholars program is not a service organization, but rather a structured opportunity to learn how UGA applies expertise across the state to develop leaders, create jobs and address critical challenges in Georgia and beyond. It includes fall meetings (Friday afternoons) and visits with PSO units and UGA administrators, as well as a spring internship with one of 8 PSO units, which is also an approved Experiential Learning opportunity. Applications include cover page, statement, transcript, and recommendation form, and are now online. For questions about the program or application process email Josh Podvin at

(Last updated 3/31/2023)

U.S. Student Fulbright Program Information Sessions – Spring 2023

The 2024-2025 Fulbright competition opens April 1, 2023, and the campus deadline is September 5, 2023. Note to undergraduate juniors—if you want to go abroad on a Fulbright the year after graduation, this is the time to apply. Seniors, graduate students, and recent alumni are also very welcome to apply. The competition is open to U.S. citizens who will have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree completed by summer 2024. Please see the information sheet and flyer for more details.

(Last updated 3/31/2023)

Parents Leadership Council Undergraduate Writing Retreat

Parents Leadership Council Undergraduate Writing Retreat will be held on Sunday, April 16 from 3–7pm at the MLC Reading Room on the third floor. Pizza, snacks, and refreshments will be provided. In addition to the time and space to work, this writing retreat offers one-on-one writing conferences with peer or graduate student consultants. Bring your writing projects and come ready to write! If you have any questions, please contact the retreat coordinators, Lindsey Harding (, Elizabeth Davis (, or Sara Steger (

Please register here

(Last updated: 3/24/2023)

Summer 2023 REU at UNC Greensboro

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of University of North Carolina at Greensboro will offer a 10-week REU program from May 22 – July 28, 2023 for nationally recruited undergraduate students from mathematical sciences. For further details, see the REU Program flyer.

(Last updated 1/24/2023)

Undergraduates Research at Mississippi State University

Rising juniors and seniors can gain real-world experience through the Mississippi State University Extension Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program in Summer 2023. Students receive a $500/week stipend (for 10 weeks), plus job-related travel expenses. You can view the specific information about each apprenticeship opportunity and an online application. The application deadline is February 14, 2023. 

(Last updated 1/19/2023)

Data Science Workshop at Augusta University

Augusta University is organizing their third annual data science workshop on March 16-17, 2023. Please visit and see the flyer. Students are encouraged to present at the workshop. NSF travel awards will be given by the Workshop Organizing Committee to a limited number of students and postdoctoral fellows to cover travel expenses and registration fees.

(Last updated: 01/17/2023)

MS in Statistics at George Washington University

The Statistics MS program at The George Washington University invites all prospective students to attend an online Program Information Session on Friday, January 20, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Eastern Time. This MS program offers rigorous yet flexible and customizable training in mathematical and applied statistics and statistical computing, to fit personal goals and ambition of each student. The location in close proximity to major statistical agencies and many companies across various industries offers unique learning and career building opportunities. As an added incentive, application fee waiver will be available to all attendees who apply to a graduate program (of their College) and submit a complete application by the program deadline. To attend the session, interested people should register here.

(Last updated 01/11/2023)

Summer Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Accelerator Opportunity

The program will take place at the Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI), which is located at the University of Chicago. The Summer Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Accelerator (SUMSA) is an eight week mathematics and statistics bootcamp for undergraduates which will take place June 12-August 4, 2023. The program’s aim is to help prepare students for the rigors of graduate school through lecture series and problem sessions taught by experienced postdocs and advanced graduate students from the University of Chicago. It will cover core material in linear algebra, advanced calculus, metric spaces, probability, statistical modeling, and data science. This program is open to students who will be rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors at U.S. colleges and universities and will be at least 18 years old at the time the program begins. Further information and the application are available on the program’s web page. Applications are due by February 17, 2023. Questions can be emailed to

(Last updated 01/11/2023)

JPSM Master’s Program in Survey and Data Science

Building on the Joint Program in Survey Methodology’s historical emphasis on survey design, methodology, and statistical tools for analyzing complex survey data, we now have a newly expanded JPSM Master's Program in Survey and Data Science! We have made this important change to meet increasing demands from the federal statistical system and the private sector to increase their data science capabilities. There are several reasons for students to consider our MS Program in Survey and Data Science. We encourage you to apply. This will be a great opportunity to expand student’s skills while learning from award winning faculty with extensive background in academia, industry, and the federal government. We offer specializations in Social Science, Survey Statistics, and Data Science. We are proud that the University of Maryland, College Park is ranked #3 in the nation in Social Sciences Research Funding. In case you have additional questions, please submit your questions here or send email to

(Last updated 09/26/2022)

Research Fellowship at Stanford Law School

Several professors at Stanford Law, including economists John Donohue and Dan Kessler, are seeking full-time Research Fellows to begin work in the summer of 2023. This is a unique opportunity for graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. Past fellows have found the experience to be valuable preparation for graduate school and have matriculated to a number of prestigious graduate, law, and business programs.

See Flyer for More Details

(Last updated 09/26/2022)

The Corporate Risk Development Program at Wells Fargo

Join a panel discussion with Corporate Risk Development specialists to learn more about the program at Wells Fargo. This program is open to undergraduate and Master’s graduates. The event will be held on September 14, 2022, 4:30 - 6:00 PM, Caldwell Hall Room 102. Food and refreshments will be served. RSVP to attend by September 12 to Kit Cam at
(Last updated 09/01/2022)

GROW 2022 at Duke

Applications are open for GROW (Graduate Research Opportunities for Women) 2022, to be held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina from Friday October 21 – Sunday October 23. GROW is an annual national conference aimed at increasing the rate of applications by women and non-binary students to graduate programs in the mathematical sciences. They have an outstanding line-up of speakers and panels planned, demonstrating the tremendous diversity of lives and careers that can be built upon a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences, along with informal opportunities for conversation and mentorship. The conference is FREE for accepted participants. We will reimburse travel expenses and provide accommodation and meals. Please contact us at with questions.

Conference Flyer

(Last updated May 2, 2022)

PhD or MSc: Statistics in Organismal Biology

Join the School of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatics Sciences, University of Florida and apply your statistical thinking to the study of relationships between forests, insects, fungi and people. They offer a graduate degree with fully funded stipend, tuition and research expenses. Example topics include: ecological statistics, evolutionary phylogenetics, genomics of fungi and insects, artificial intelligence in organism identification, and others. For more information about the University of Florida Forest Entomology team, see Start: 2023. If interested, send your CV and a list of your hobbies to the lab leader Jiri Hulcr

(Last updated May 2, 2022)

Tutoring for Rankin Smith Academic Center

Ashley Gresham will soon begin scheduling tutoring for the Summer semester. Interested parties may apply by sending a copy of their resume to: and the completed  availability form.

The format of tutoring for the Summer will be a mix with virtual and in-person sessions taking place during the day and virtual only sessions taking place in the evenings. Most of our tutoring needs are for MATH 1113 (pre-cal), MATH 1060 (mathematics of decision making) and STAT 2000. They also tutor a lot of MATH 2250/60, BUSN 3000 and BUSN 4000. Students are in control of setting a cap to the amount of hours per week they want to work, and they also can tell me times that work for them. Tutors work anywhere from 2 to 20 hours per week. You can also contact for questions.

(last updated 4/15/2022)

UC Irvine Summer Institute

ISI-BUDS is a six-week summer program introducing undergraduate students to modern methodology and practice of biostatistics and data science. The program will highlight applications in cutting edge biomedical research, will train students in fundamentals of biostatistics, data science, and computing, and will culminate in a team project co-supervised by statisticians and biomedical scientists. There are no costs or fees associated with the program. Moreover, accepted participants will be provided with up to $500 to cover travel expenses, free housing that includes a meal plan and $600 stipend for incidental expenses.

Check your eligibility and apply here

(Last updated: 04/08/2022)

Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program at Northwestern University

The Causeway Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program is a postbaccalaureate program in mathematical sciences at Northwestern University sponsored by Northwestern and the National Science Foundation. Causeway is a 12-month program designed to prepare students for graduate study in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics through coursework, a research experience, seminars, and mentorship. Causeway is tuition-free and provides students with a living stipend of approximately $34,000 per year as well as health insurance. Visit for more information, or contact them directly at

(Last updated 02/07/2022)

SUmmer Research at Columbia University

The Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics and Data Science at Columbia (SIBDS@Columbia) is an innovative seven-week summer research training program at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Interested students can find more program details, including  the application process, at this website.  Students can email directly if they have any questions about the program,

(Last updated 02/04/2022)

Reu in data science and analytics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Department of Computer Science, and NSF ACE Data Science and Analytics Program (DSA) at North Carolina A&T State University are hosting a ten-week Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Data Science and Analytics for mathematics, computer science, engineering, physical, biological, and social sciences, technology, and business majors. The program offers participants a research stipend of $6000. Students apply here.

(Last updated 1/31/2022)

Multiple job openings at iD Tech

iD Tech is looking to fill over 1,500 positions with high-quality students, including in-person summer jobs and year-round online positions. See here for more details. You can view their programs at and also contact Sarah Clausen <>.

(Last updated: 12/10/2021)

UGA Survey Research Assistant

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s Survey Research and Evaluation Unit is hiring a part-time, hourly student worker to support faculty and staff in data collection efforts. Students will work 15-20 hours per week during standard office hours. The hourly pay rate is competitive with student pay scales at UGA. To apply, please submit an application, including résumé and cover letter, at For more information, please contact Dr. Brian Simmons at

(Last updated 11/16/2021)

RMDS Lab Internship

RMDS Lab is accepting applications for our internship program. College students who want to apply for master’s degrees in data science, computer science, data analyst, math, statistics, and related fields as well as new graduates who want to pursue careers in data science-related fields  are eligible to apply. For more information, visit Interested applicants should send their resumes and cover letters to

(Last updated 11/08/2021)

Data Analyst Position at the University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee Health Science Center has a unique position which combines both an analysis role and campus-wide education efforts. This position will perform data management and data analysis; manage projects; and educate and train research students/staff/faculty; develop educational content including articles, seminars, website, and multimedia content for students and faculty. For more details see

(Last updated 10/25/2021)

UMich Program in Survey and Data Science

The Michigan Program in Survey and Data Science (formerly Michigan Program in Survey Methodology), a graduate (MS and PhD) program within the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research will host an information session about the program on October 22, 2021. Michigan Program in Survey and Data Science (MPSDS) offers graduate degrees that combine ideas and techniques for producing and analyzing data about humans and our society.  Advance registration is required.  

(Last updated 10/08/2021)

Tesla's Internship Opportunities

Please see here for internship opportunities with Tesla. Apply online for our spring, summettend a workshop on October 1, and apply online for Spring, Summer and Fall internship opportunities.

(Last updated: 09/21/2021)

STanford Law Research fellows

Several Stanford Law School professors are seeking full-time Empirical Research Fellows to begin work in the summer of 2022. This is a unique opportunity for graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. See here for more details.

Internship opportunity at united nations

The United Nations Department of Peace Operations (DPO), Division of Policy, Evaluations, and Training (DPET), Evaluation Team is currently seeking new interns for the Fall 2021 semester. Chosen candidates will be working with the Comprehensive Planning and Performance Assessment System (CPAS). Click  <> for Internship job posting and <> for the United Nations Internship Homepage. See here for the internship open house.

Data Scientist Position at Cox Automotive

Dr. Roi Ceren, an UGA alumnus, is looking to hire for his team at Cox Automotive for the role: "Data Scientist I". They are looking for entry- to mid-level data scientists (e.g., undergraduates or in-progress master's). Here  ( is a link to the job posting. If you have questions, you can contact Dr. Ceren <>

(Last updated 08/30/2021)

Deloitte Consulting

Deloitte will be hosting virtual coffee chats September 13-17, where you will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Deloitte practitioner and discuss all things Consulting! We recommend coming to the coffee chat with questions and discussion topics prepared. Use this time to ask questions about the interview process and life at Deloitte. Please refer here for details and instructions on how to apply via Handshake and contact information for this opportunity!

(Last updated 08/26/2021)

Dow, Inc. Job

Dow, Inc. is looking to hire a qualified candidate interested in beginning a new career working as an Applied Statistician in the chemical industry. This individual will be supporting the many experimental design and data analysis efforts within Dow’s Research & Development organization. Interested candidates should apply here by Wednesday 18 August 2021.  See here for more details.

(Last updated 08/04/2021)

Data Analyst Co-op

Data Analyst/Data Visualization Co-op open to computer science and data science majors - deadline is 7/18. Click here for more details and click here to apply in handshake.

(Last updated 07/07/2021)

Introduction to Data Science, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

The Georgia Chapter of ASA is organizing an online course Introduction to Data Science, Machine Learning and Deep Learning (in R and Python). This will take place on August 6 and 7 at 1:00-4:30 PM. Further information and registration for the course are available on the website:

(Last updated: 07/02/2021)

Internship at RMDS Lab 

RMDS Lab is seeking qualified individuals interested in expanding their knowledge and a career in Data Science and AI. A selective group of PIs will work directly under Dr. Alex Liu, former IBM chief data scientist and HDSR advisor and RMDS Founder, for a few important data science projects, such as restaurant analytics and election analytics. For more information, visit 

(Last updated: 06/18/2021)

Southern Data Science Conference

The Southern Data Science Conference (SDSC) is holding a no-cost “mini” virtual conference. This SDSC Express event focuses on efficiently sharing the technical experiences of industry professionals in the data space. After the talk, we host multiple rounds of 1-on-1 networking and allow attendees to participate in mock interviews with Industry Data Scientists.  The event takes place on Sat, July 17, 2021 from 12:00 PM – 3:45 PM EST (9:00 AM – 12:45 PM PST).  See more information at the SDSC Website.

(Last updated 05/11/2021)

Home Depot's Virtual AI Insights Event

The Home Depot is hosting our first-ever AI Insights [virtual] event on Friday, May 21. For the first event, they are leaning into all things deep learning. This new networking series will start with Andrei Lopatenko, Zillow’s Vice President of Engineering, Search, and Conversational AI. Following the keynote Q&A, it will jump into two deep learning-focused lightning talks led by Online Data Science associates at The Home Depot. Click here for event and registration details.

(Last updated 05/03/2021)

Rankin Smith Tutors

Rankin Smith Academic Center for Student-Athletes is recruiting tutors for the Summer semester. They need a few more MATH/STAT/PHYS/CSCI/BUSN/MSIT tutors. Tutoring will be primarily virtual, but they will have need for 2-3 tutors to work in person for the summer.  A few students take Maymester courses, but the highest need will be for the Thru session courses. Most of our tutoring needs are for MATH 1113 (pre-cal), MATH 1060 (mathematics of decision making) and STAT 2000.  They also tutor a lot of MATH 2250/60, MSIT 3000 and BUSN 4000.  Students are in control of setting a cap to the amount of hours per week they want to work, and they also can tell me times that work for them.  They have tutors working anywhere from 2 to 20 hours per week.  For the summer, the building is open Mondays-Thursdays 8am-9pm as well as Fridays 8am-4:30pm. If interested, you can apply by sending a copy of your resume to  Ashley Gresham, the Math Lab Director for the Rankin Smith Academic Center for Student-Athletes <>. 
(Last updated 03/31/2021)

SAMSI Undergraduate Workshop

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will host a two-and-a-half-day undergraduate workshop on topics of current interest in statistics and applied mathematics. Topics covered will include data science in the social and behavioral sciences, mathematical biology, and other areas of interest in applied mathematics and statistics. The workshop will feature R software tutorials and introductory lectures on four projects. Hands-on illustrations will be presented and participants will present their work at the end.For further details, see

(Last updated 03/12/2021)

Schwarzman Scholarship

Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to announce a virtual info session for prospective applicants. Anchored in a fully-funded 11-month Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University, they are seeking high-caliber applicants who will represent the world’s next generation of leaders.  Schwarzman Scholars is open to students and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 28 years old, regardless of nationality, who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree. For more details on eligibility, refer to the website.  There will be a virtual session for UGA students on Tuesday, April 6 6:00-7:00pm EST,  Register:

(Last updated: 03/04/2021)

Stanford CSLI Summer Internship

The CSLI Summer Internship Program at Stanford provides students the opportunity to work with labs / mentors on original cognitive science projects (exploring topics such as language, learning, computation, and cognition); interns will develop projects, collect and analyze data, and attend related seminars. For more details, visit 

(Last updated 3/01/2020)

David H. Blackwell Summer Scholars Program

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is beginning a new summer research program to honor the late great mathematical statistician, Dr. David H. Blackwell.They would like to consider prospective students interested in learning more about statistics, data science, and mathematics in a paid intensive six-week program - beginning May 24, 2021, and ending July 2, 2021. The initial program is taking place remotely via online sessions and seminars with faculty, graduate students, and affiliate campus units. For more information about this program, please visit Rising juniors and seniors in the mathematical sciences can apply here The deadline to apply is March 1, 2021, and we will send out acceptance notices on March 15, 2021.

(Last updated 02/10/2020)

United Nations Internship

The United Nations Department of Peace Operations (DPO), Division of Policy, Evaluations, and Training (DPET), Evaluations Team is currently seeking two new interns for the Spring 2021 semester. Chosen candidates will be working with the Comprehensive Planning and Performance Assessment System (CPAS). They will be hosting two Open House sessions on January 18th at 9am NYT and at 6pm NYT. The Open Houses can be accessed here: To know more about the internship job posting, see

(Last updated 01/12/2021)

Summer STEM Institute Positions

The Summer STEM Institute (SSI) is a virtual education program that teaches programming, data science, and research. SSI is currently hiring for both part-time and full-time roles for summer 2021. If you are interested, please fill out this 2-minute interest form. If you have any questions, please reach out to

(Last updated: 01/04/2021)

Summer 2021 REU at UNC Greensboro

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of University of North Carolina at Greensboro will offer a 10-week REU program from May 24 – July 30, 2021 for 8 nationally recruited undergraduate students from mathematical sciences. For further details, see

(Last updated 12/22/2020)

Cloud Technical Residency at google

Google’s Cloud Technical Residency program is a full-time role for graduating students, based in Austin, TX and Atlanta, Ga, with project rotations and exposure to cloud-based roles within Customer Engineering, Professional Services, or Cloud Support. If you are interested in customer-facing roles that also utilize your technical skills, check out the Careers On Air Cloud Technical Residency video for more information. Handshake Link:

(Last updated: 12/01/2020)

NISS Data Visualization Contest

National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) is sponsoring a student data visualization contest - for creating examples of how interactive data visualization techniques can be applied to enhance the data presentations in several public reports about education. Students must register by 21 December to get the data; contest ends 6 January, COB. The students will be provided with education data and public reports.  You can connect to more information and registration via this link:

(Last updated 11/30/2020)

UGAHacks 6

UGAHacks will be held February 5th- 7th, 2021 at the Miller Learning Center. Students can find the registration form on our website at The event will be a hybrid model - meaning that participants can choose in their application if they would like to attend physically or virtually. Teams can be hybrid also so you can have team members that attend either physically or virtually no matter what you choose to do. There are Covid- Guidelines set in place to make sure that the physical aspect of our event is completely safe for all our participants. They can read them here:

(Last updated 10/28/2020)

Liberty Mutual Summer 2021 Internship - Virtual Information Sessions

Liberty Mutual is going to host virtual information sessions for the data science summer intern (2021).They will provide an overview of the summer internship opportunity and upcoming recruitment timeline. They will also be joined by a panel of previous data science interns to help answer questions from the audience.
Click below to Register for an Upcoming Briefing

Data Science Internship Opportunities

Want to learn more about our Data Science Summer Internship role? Please check out the attached flyer for an overview. You can also learn more about the internship program located here. The internship job posting will go live shortly after the first scheduled briefing.

(Last updated: 10/15/2020)

Credera: Technology Consulting Positions

Data & Analytics group of Credera focuses on helping clients harness the power of their data through modern data architecture, analytics and insights, data science and machine learning, and data governance and compliance. To know more about their open positions, please click (here).

(Last updated: 09/24/2020)

Research Analyst positions in New York Fed

New York Fed’s Research and Statistics Group will have full-time research analysts starting in the summer of 2021.  Seniors graduating in Winter 2020 or Spring 2021 can apply to their Research Analyst positions. Analysts play an integral role in the research and policy work of New York Fed economists on topics including macroeconomics, microeconomics, banking and payment systems, capital markets, and international economics. The New York Fed has a highly respected program for full-time Research Analysts who join for two years after graduating college and then successfully pursue graduate school, private-sector or public-sector positions. Applications for Research Analyst positions are being accepted now, on a rolling basis, at It is strongly recommended that candidates apply by October 15th. In a few weeks, they will also post opportunities for Junior Analyst internships (graduating in Winter 2021 or Spring 2022). We will send a reminder e-mail when those positions are posted at Please email with any questions.

(Last updated 09/15/2020)

U-Hack Med Virtual Internships

The UT Southwestern Medical Center Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics, is offering internships for students taking a COVID-19 related gap year or who need a virtual opportunity to fulfill internship course requirements. These virtual opportunities will replace the U-Hack Med 2020 Hackathon but still provide an exciting way for students to engage in longer hackathon-inspired projects with meaningful outcomes. Fully virtual with a paid stipend, the U-Hack Med Gap Year is for curious, mature and motivated undergraduate students who want to invest in real-world problem solving using their computer science and engineering skills to advance biomedical science. Find more information and apply online at:

Summer opportunities handbook

Please find here the Summer Opportunities Handbook that the ASA Student Chapter prepared for its members.

(Last updated 06/22/2020)

Data Science Development Series

Please see link to a free online learning series that is being hosted by UGA alumnus Dr. Khalifeh Al Jadda and his team at the Southern Data Science Conference.  Students can register online here.

Here is a look at the upcoming Data Science Development Series Schedule:

  • Computer Vision 101 (06/03)
  • Deep Learning 101 (06/10)
  • NLP 101 (06/17)
  • Search & Relevancy 101 (06/24)
  • Recommendations 101 (07/01)

(Last updated 06/02/2020)

NISS Virtual Career Fair

NISS will organize virtual career fair on Wed June 3, 2020. This session features opportunities for statisticians/data scientists from three companies - PPD, Cigna and TARGET PharmaSolutions. Senior statisticians will be on hand to provide attendees with an inside look at the research that statisticians in these organizations get involved in and career opportunities. For more information about this event and to register, please visit the event website.

(Last updated 06/02/2020)

Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship

The link for students to apply is located at:  There is also a FAQ section to help guide students with questions they may have; for details, please contact or (706) 542-3400.

(Last updated: 05/13/2020)

Graduate Opportunities for Women Conference 2020

Graduate Opportunities for Women (GROW) 2020 conference is aimed at female-identified undergraduate students who may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the mathematical sciences, and is open to undergraduates from all around the U.S.  The conference will be hosted at the University of Chicago this coming fall.  Further details are available on the conference webpage, and there is an application form for students who are interested in attending.

(Last updated: 05/12/2020)

StatCrunch Student Contest

The StatCrunch Student Contest asks students to use Pearson’s statistical software to put together a data analysis report. This year’s theme is data and demographics and uses a dataset from the U.S. Census Bureau. The contest is free to enter, and access to will be provided to those who don’t already have it. You can see the assignment and more info here and have a chance to win $2,500.

(Last updated: 02/25/2020)

Virtual career fair

Register now for an upcoming NISS Affiliate Industry Virtual Career Fair on Feb 19. NISS will sponsor a 3rd Industry Career Fair, on Wednesday, February 19, 12-1:15 pm ET that features career opportunities at Amazon, AT&T, Medtronic, and Rand Corporation.Visit NISS webpage for more details. Note that UGA  Statistics Department is a NISS affiliate.

(Last updated 02/03/2020)

USPTO Patent Examiner Recruitment Open House in Atlanta

A southeast regional patent examiner recruitment open house will be held on Friday, February 21, or on Saturday, February 22 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day at the Georgia Tech Library: Crosland Tower Classroom 2130. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, see

(Last updated 01/31/2020)

Summer REU Programs at USG Institutions

Georgia's public colleges and universities offer a variety of summer-long research programs in STEM fields for visiting undergraduates. Please click here for more information.

(Last updated: 01/31/2020)

Statistics REU at UNC Greensboro

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of UNC Greensboro will have a REU program with focus on complex data analysis using statistical and machine learning tools (May 23 – July 31, 2020). More information can be found here.

(Last updated 01/28/2020)

Job Opportunity at CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is recruiting this fall for the Director's Financial Analyst position. They are hiring for positions that begin in June 2020, and Class of 2020, 2019, and 2018 graduates are eligible to apply. They are currently accepting resumes through our posting on your school's Handshake or job posting site. However, to officially apply, students will need to do so at during their live application window on USAJobs. The second window will be opening on January 31st and stay open until February 10th. Students who send an email demonstrating interest will be notified when the application becomes available. Interested students please send an email to and for additional questions, at Find more information here.

(Last updated 01/24/2020)

Opportunities at Rehabmart

Rehabmart is a 21-year-old, locally owned and operated E-Commerce company in the healthcare industry. Read their entrepreneurial story here. They are offering the following opportunities: (1) E-Commerce Marketing Internship, (2) Data Management Internship, (3) Paid Summer Internship to an optional full-time position. Click here for more details.

(Last updated: 12/23/2019)

Summer Research Program at Emory

The LGS-SOAR Program is a 10-week residential summer program where research fellows conduct full-time research and are mentored by their Faculty Mentor and teams of postdocs, research technicians, librarians, graduate students, and other undergraduates. A complete application will include items such as a transcript, statement of purpose, application form, letter of support and more. For more information, visit their website. Here is a PDF document with instructions. For questions, please contact Associate Dean Amanda Marie James at

(Last updated 12/23/2019)

Civic Digital Fellowship

The Civic Digital Fellowship is an internship program for innovative students to solve pressing problems in federal agencies. The 2020 Fellowship will run from June 1 to August 7, 2020. More information and answers to frequently asked questions can be found here.

(Last updated 12/11/2019)

Summer 2020 Technology & Civil Liberties Internship

The Technology and Civil Liberties Intern will participate in cutting edge legal and policy work to safeguard privacy and free speech in the modern digital world. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in strategy meetings with other ACLU staff, work with other interns in the San Francisco office, and likely attend technology meetings and events throughout the Bay Area. Summer internships are full-time for 10 – 12 weeks and usually begin the day after Memorial Day. More information and the application can be found here.

(Last updated 12/11/2019)

Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship

The Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is a full-time summer. From June until the end of August, you will work in teams of 3-4 on data science projects in partnership with nonprofits and government agencies, to tackle data-intensive high impact problems in education, public health, public safety, transportation, criminal justice, environmental issues, city operations, and social services, learning from full-time experienced mentors and project managers. The application can be found here.

(Last updated 12/11/2019)

Internship Opportunity in DC: Civic Digital Fellowship

There will be a lunch information session on Monday, October 14 with Coding it Forward, a nonprofit by and for young people creating new opportunities and on-ramps into social impact and civic technology.  Rachel Dodell, Coding it Forward's Executive Director, will share information about how you can get involved in their summer internship, the Civic Digital Fellowship. The Fellowship is a first-of-its-kind technology, data science, and design program for innovative students to spend their summers solving pressing problems in federal agencies in Washington, D.C. The Fellowship is fully-funded-with a competitive stipend, housing, and round-trip domestic travel to D.C. included. Rachel will share more about the Fellowship experience, how to apply, and tips and tricks for making your application stand out. The talk will be held on Monday, October 14 from 12:20-1:10 pm in 102 Moore College. Pizza lunch will be provided.

(Last updated 10/11/2019)

UM Biostatistics Prospective Student Day

This event provides an opportunity for students who are interested in graduate study in biostatistics to learn about the program at Michigan and to meet their faculty and students. There will be presentations by students and faculty providing examples of ongoing research in the department, summarizing job opportunities and career prospects, and providing guidance on admission policies and financial support. More information is available on our website:  OR register here!

(Last updated 10/02/2019)

UGA Kickstart Fund

The UGA Kickstart Fund is a student-managed initiative that provides seed privately-funded, capital grants to UGA students and faculty to support the launch or growth of a venture. Apply today to become an associate of the Kickstart Fund. From interacting with student companies to managing and considering investments, this organization offers a lot of hands-on and valuable experience that can propel students in any career. Applications are due on October 1st and we are looking for students from all across UGA, not just limited to Terry and those with entrepreneurial experience! For further information and any questions, please go to Check out the flyer here!

(Last updated: 09/30/2019)

Anthem Summer Internships - 2020

The Anthem Technology Intern Program allows students to gain real-world work experience in their academic field. During the summer months, interns will engage in challenging projects evolving around the rapidly changing healthcare tech industry. Interns are paired with industry professionals and mentors and will be given opportunities to stretch their skills and enrich their knowledge base to achieve a greater understanding within technology. If the intern performs well throughout the internship, there will be opportunities for full-time employment once the intern graduates.For more details, visit  Undergraduate Internship 2020

(Last updated 09/30/2019)

Data Science Industry Day

On Friday Oct 25, Industry Day will be observed at Boyd. It is a networking opportunity for Computer Science, MIS, Computer Systems Engineering, Statistics, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence majors. Employers include Chick-fil-A, Home Depot, BlackRock, Mailchimp and State Farm among others will attend. Please see here for more details.

(Last updated 09/26/2019)

Job Position at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

This unique, two-year rotational fellowship sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. Director’s Financial Analysts are given the opportunity to hone analytical and problem solving skills while helping to make markets for consumer financial products work for Americans. Members of the Director’s Financial Analyst Program will experience diverse roles, responsibilities, and areas of expertise. As a result, in a short period of time, analysts will play an integral role in everything the Bureau does, from rigorous data-driven policy creation and market monitoring to on-site supervision of market participants. All analysts will complete developmental rotations in offices throughout the CFPB. These rotations are designed to provide exposure to the analysis, strategy, research, education, policy development, supervision, enforcement, and rule-making activities throughout the Bureau. They are recruiting for positions that begin after the 2019-2020 academic year. To apply students will need to do so here during our live application window on USAJobs. For further details, send an email. If you have additional questions about the position or the application process, please reach out to Elizabeth Brown.

(Last updated 09/25/2019)

Pinnacle Actuarial Data Scientist Position

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., 3109 Cornelius Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704, has recently opened up a data scientist position and are looking for candidates for that position as well. For more details, contact Angie Stine by email or at (309) 807-2326. They will be attending the upcoming career fair on September 24th, 2019.

(Last updated 09/24/2019)

MAGNet Internship

State Farm has a unique internship opportunity for graduate students at UGA – the Modeling and Analytics Graduate Network (MAGNet). MAGNet interns apply their data science skills to a wide variety of business problems at State Farm while receiving a competitive hourly wage and full tuition support. As undergraduates, you have two opportunities to see the program for yourselves. First, if you’re interested in graduate school at UGA, you can talk to Professor Mandal about the semesterly visit to the office in downtown Athens. Second, you can apply for the Pre-MAGNet internship to work with the MAGNet group during the summer! For more details check here!

(Last updated: 09/11/2019)

Data for Good at UGA

Interested in using your data analysis skills for the public good?  "Data for Good at UGA" is a group of students working with the local community to do good with data. The first meeting of the year is on Sept 17, 2019! 

(Last updated: 09/06/2019)

Georgia Political Review (GPR)

Georgia Political Review (GPR) seeks to publish quality original content from University of Georgia undergraduates in the fields of political science, international affairs, history, science, and economics. Published each semester in print and online , GPR is the only publication of its kind in the state university system, and seeks to become a nationwide model for articulate, timely commentary on politics and foreign affairs. GPR is currently accepting applications for staff writers, layout editors, and web developers until Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:59 pm. The link to the application can be found here.

Should there be questions about the application or GPR in general, please email the Editorial Board.

(Last updated: 09/03/2019)

Intern or CO-OP with ExteNet Systems

ExteNet Systems is looking for interns. The selected candidate will work under their Executive Director of Network Architecture to develop an automated proposal tool through our BI platform. Click here for further details.

(Last updated: 06/17/2019)

CEID Position

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) at UGA is accepting applications for a statistician/modeler to join our staff.  This position will support researchers in the performance of technical projects, design of research studies, development of research methods, analysis and interpretation of data, presentation of research results, software development and proposal preparation.  Candidates should be experienced with scientific programming in R, creating R packages, writing reproducible reports, statistical analysis and modeling (e.g. regression analysis, time series analysis, computational statistics). To review additional details or apply, please visit

(Last updated: 5/3/2019)

US Census Bureau Opportunities

Some vacancy announcements for a few survey statistician positions in the U.S. Census Bureau opened in USAJobs.  This position is for a GS-1530-09/11 and the duty station for this position is in the U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland, MD. This job is open to all United States Citizens who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certified program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans. See
Another position is for a GS-1530-09/11/12 and the duty station for this position is in the U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland, MD.  The person(s) selected for this position may perform duties such as applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods to programs for collecting, processing, or presenting statistical information.  They may also develop and design survey questionnaires for paper and/or automated collection efforts and work independently and on teams to complete tasks for the surveys. See

(Last updated 4/16/2019)

Statistician at Zoetis, Kalamazoo MI

Zoitis is looking for a talented statistician to join their team. Please see the link below for more information:

(Last updated: 4/8/2019) 

Summer Internship at Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines, Inc. has posted a new job. Here are the details:

Job: Summer Intern

Employer: Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Apply before: Tuesday, June 4th 2019 2:15 pm EDT

(Last updated: 4/2/2019)

EY Data Science Challenge

Ernst & Young, LLP  is hosting a data science challenge. This may be a great opportunity for the UGA Statistics students to plug into a real-world data science issue and get on the radar for potential employment opportunities.For more details, see . Please also note that this competition comes with cash awards: First place: US$8,000, Second place: US$5,000, Third place: US$2,000

(Last updated: 4/2/2019)

Data Analyst Internship within TPS

Transportation and Parking Services (TPS) at UGA has an opening for their Student Data Analyst Internship. The intern in this position works in UGA Parking and Transportation Services a department within the unit of UGA Finance and Administration. Student Data Analysts are part of a team and perform a variety of authentic, tasks and projects in an administrative/technical work environment. Interns play a vital role in analyzing and providing statistical studies and reports. The statistical data provided is used to support and improve departmental initiatives and seeks ways to continue to streamline all services offered by UGA Parking and Transportation Services. This intern in this position needs to be proficient with industry standard software, have strong analytical skills, solid attention to detail, and be able to work individually and as part of a team. Contact Mr. David Lee Akers if interested. 

(Last updated 3/28/2019)

Deloitte's StartUp UGA Event

Deloitte Consulting is hosting an innovation event at UGA. More about their talk and the upcoming StartUp UGA event can be found here

(Last updated 3/6/2019)

2019 Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques Diversity Fellowship

On April 9, 4:30pm, Dr. Brady West is going to talk about The University of Michigan Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques. The mission of the Summer Institute is to provide rigorous and high quality graduate training in all phases of survey research. The program teaches state-of-the-art practice and theory in the design, implementation, and analysis of surveys. A two-and-one-half- week program (June 26-July 12) will be offered. Most specifically, it will focus on recruitment of upper-level undergraduates who are considering graduate school in quantitative social science fields. More about this talk can be found here.

(Last updated 2/22/2019)

Introduction to LaTex - OnLine Class

Georgia Tech Library is doing an online intro to LaTeX course (a one-hour long course, multiple offerings) this semester. The meeting dates are January 27, February 3, February 10, and February 24. You must register, but it is free. Click here for more details.

(Last updated 1/28/2019)

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics, is a highly acclaimed study-abroad program. You get to live in the historic European city of Budapest, take introductory or upper-division courses from master instructors, and enjoy the excitement of living in a culture known for excellence in mathematics education and research. For further details, click here.

(Last updated 1/28/2019)

SAMSI Undergraduate Workshop

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will conduct a week-long Undergraduate modeling workshop from  May 28, 2019 to June 2, 2019. Each year one specific problem involving complex data is considered (for instance flu data from the CDC and network models to investigate interactions between different CDC flu regions). Click here for more details. Application deadline is March 17, 2019. Click here for more on the Undergraduate Workshop to be held on February 25-26, 2019.

(Last updated 1/22/2019)

Data Analytics Internship at Health One Alliance in Dalton

Please see (link) for information regarding a summer internship opportunity for a Data Analytics intern at Health One Alliance in Dalton. Students can apply at It has also been posted on Handshake.

(last updated 1/12/2019)

Eli Lilly Internships

The Global Statistical Sciences Division of Eli Lilly and Company anticipates having a number of internship positions available for the summer of 2019. The internships start in May or June and last 12 weeks. Undergraduate students must be US authorized workers (US citizen or green card holders) and must have completed at least three years of statistics or biostatics programs by May 2019. Submission deadline is January 15, 2019. Please see the details below:

(Last updated 1/3/2019)

DataFest 2019

Sponsored by the American Statistical Association (ASA), and hosted by the Institute for Quantitative Theory & Methods (QTM) of Emory University, DataFest™ is a three-day data analysis challenge in which teams of students attack a complex, surprise dataset. This intense competition allows students to collaborate and compete, test the limits of their computational skills, and generate insights on real data. The competition, held at various Universities all over the US, is judged not only on the competitors’ computational and analytical skills, but also on how well they communicate their results.  See for details and contact Professor Mandal if you are interested in participating in the DataFest™ team of UGA.

(last updated 12/10)

NCUR 2019

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) “is the largest conference on undergraduate research in the country. Each year, approximately 4,000 undergraduates from all over the country present their scholarship as posters, oral presentations, performances, and works of art. It is a great opportunity for students to present their research and network with other undergraduate researchers.” NCUR 2019 will be  held on April 11-13 at Kennesaw State University. Students will have the unique opportunity to participate in a national conference right in their backyard. Please note that the deadline for abstract submissions is December 4, 2018. See

(last updated 11/16)

Jean D. Gibbons Fellowship

The Virginia Tech Department of Statistics is pleased to announce the establishment of the Jean D. Gibbons Fellowship. This fellowship will be awarded to two incoming graduate students every year and comes with a $25,000 9-month stipend and full tuition. In addition, Gibbons Fellows will receive a $5,000 bonus per year for the first two years in our graduate program. All US citizens and permanent residents who apply to our graduate program will automatically be considered for the fellowship. For more information and to apply online visit the website at or Contact Marco Ferreira at or 540-231-8356.

(last updated 11/15/18)

McNair Recruitment

If you are interested furthering your education, particularly through earning a PhD, we encourage you to learn more about the McNair Scholars Program at UGA. McNair allows undergraduate students to conduct research with notable university faculty, present at national conferences, work towards publication and receive personalized guidance and financial assistance, as they prepare for graduate education. TRIO McNair is a federally-funded academic support program designed to increase the number of underrepresented students in doctoral programs.  If you are a sophomore or junior, have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA, are a first generation college student, eligible for the Pell grant and/or from an underrepresented population and are interested in research and graduate education you are eligible for the TRIO McNair Scholars Program. Visit the website at for more information as well as the application link.
(last updated 11/14)

CURO Research Assistantship (CRA) Application for spring 2019

Undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this $1,000 award just for participating in faculty-mentored research, and they present their work at our annual CURO Symposium in the spring. Please see CRA information here: . The deadline for spring 2019 applications is November 8.

(Last updated 10/31/2018)

State Farm Data Science Opportunities

State Farm's data science teams in Enterprise Data & Analytics (ED&A) are looking for interns and full-time employees. If you have questions about the work our Data Scientists do or what working in their group is like, a couple of their Atlanta based Data Scientists (Dylan Storey and Alvin Yu) have offered to speak with them.

Internship postings:

Career postings:


(last updated: 10/3/2018)

SAS is hiring

SAS is a data analytics firm who works with 96 out of the Fortune 100 companies, transforming their data into intelligence.  Join us for a Virtual Information Session and find about more about SAS, their open positions, and how you can accelerate your path to an interview. Register for one or both of our sessions

Link for event on Tuesday, October 2nd at 5:30pm EST:
Link for event on Thursday October 4th at 9pm EST:

(last updated 10/2/2018)

MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC)

The conference goal is to provide a forum for industry professionals (executives and leading researchers) and students to discuss the increasing role of analytics in the global sports industry. MIT Sloan is dedicated to fostering growth and innovation in this arena, and the conference enriches opportunities for learning about the sports business world. The conference is open to anyone interested in sports. Please see the link for details. You can submit your research papers for the conference. See for past papers, the rules for submission, and the abstract submission page.

(last updated 9/25/2018)

Volunteering Opportunity at Athens Wellbeing Project

Athens Wellbeing Project (AWP) gives you volunteering opportunity for on-the-ground data collection.  You will go through a 2-hour training where you will learn about the project and how it benefits the community (and get a free meal!).  You will then be assigned to a team of 2-4 students and matched up with a neighborhood leader.  Each team will be assigned to a neighborhood in the city where you will go to randomly sampled households, to collect survey data. Other volunteer opportunities include social media and website work.  Later, they may have opportunities to process data and work on community engagement. Volunteering will take place in October and November. If you are interested, please register for a training session by completing this google form: If you have any questions, please email them at

 (last updated 9/19/2018)

Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program

The Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the Department of Defense upon degree completion. See more here.

(Last updated 9/12/2018)

Actuarial Science Certificate Program

UGA Actuarial Science Certificate Program is accepting applications, 9/1 to 10/1/18. Applications are online at:

(last updated 9/11/2018)

UGA Capturing Science Contest

UGA Libraries is hosting the 2018 Capturing Science Contest to encourage STEM communication in a diversity of formats. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for $1,700 in prizes. Explain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any medium of your choice. The top three undergraduate and graduate submission each receive prizes of $500, $250, and $100. All currently-enrolled UGA undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Students may submit works used for other class assignments. Multiple entries are acceptable. 

Deadline: 5:00pm, November 26, 2018 

Formats: Any and all formats and genres are encouraged! Examples include: essays, board games, virtual reality, videos, music, software, apps, curricula, lesson plans, poems, infographics, fiction, and exhibits. See last years' winners and submissions for more examples. Learn more here. For questions please contact Chandler Christoffel.

(Last updated: 9/5/2018)


The Goldwater Scholarship provides opportunities for outstanding U.S. students with excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in, and potential for, careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. The scholarship covers eligible expenses (tuition, fees, books, room and board) up to a maximum of $7,500 per year (sophomores receive two years of support, juniors one year).

APPLICATION PROCESS: Pre-application forms completed by September 21. Full application completed by the campus deadline: November 9, 2018.

Third-year and second-year students who are interested in applying for the Goldwater Scholarship should complete two forms by September 21, 2018:

1. The pre-application form on the Goldwater site:

2. The UGA nomination Google form:

CAMPUS DEADLINE/NOMINATION PROCESS: The campus deadline for receipt of all application materials is Friday, November 9, 2018. A faculty panel will review applications and select four nominees to represent the university in the national competition. The national deadline falls in late January.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Excellent GPA, outstanding academic performance, and demonstrated potential for and commitment to a research career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. To be considered competitive for institutional nomination, students must have a record of academic excellence as demonstrated by GPA, significant research experience, and strong letters of recommendation. The Goldwater selection committee gives equal weight to four criteria: academic achievement, research experience/progress toward research goals, the research essay, and letters of recommendation.


STEM PhD INTENTION: You’ll need to demonstrate that you’re on a path to a PhD in a STEM discipline. Students who will be pursuing an MD alone are not eligible to apply, but students pursuing an MD-PhD are eligible.

ELIGIBILITY: Second- or third-year student during the year of application. U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national.

CONTACT: Ms. Jessica Hunt ( in the Scholarships Office.

(Last updated: 9/4/2018)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

We would like to bring your attention to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Interested students should begin at the applicant information page . The GRFP supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. The program provides up to three years of graduate education support, including an annual $34,000 stipend. Applications for Mathematical Sciences topics are due October 26, 2018

(last updated 8/15/2018)

Undergraduate Research Presentation at AISC2018

AISC 2018 (International  Conference on Advances In Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics) invites oral statistical presentations by undergraduate students. Interested students should upload an abstract at the conference website. Conference jury will select top six candidates to present in a special session on Oct 6 morning. Winners will be honored at the conference banquet in the evening. Rest of the undergrads will present in other sessions. Faculty mentors can nominate their undergrad researchers by emailing the conference chair Sat Gupta at <> by September 5, 2018 a letter of nomination and a near final draft of the work to be presented.

(last updated 8/13/2018)

Job Opportunity at Homeland Security

Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory just recently posted a position for an Imaging and Audio Specialist at the Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory.

Physical Scientist (Imaging and Audio)

Location: HSI Forensic Laboratory (McLean, VA)

Announcement number: OPM-OHC-10172987-MP-MLa

Announcement number: OPM-OHC-10172985-MP-MLa

Pay Scale & grade: GS14

Open & Closing Dates: 5/1/18-5/14/18

(last updated 5/4/18)

Math Tutors for the Summer and Fall, at Rankin Smith

Rankin Smith Academic Center for Student-Athletes is  hiring math tutors for the Summer and Fall semesters. The Math Lab Director coordinates tutoring for MATH, STAT, PHYS, CSCI, and related courses.  Their most popular courses to tutor are MATH 1101, MATH 1113, MATH 1060, and STAT 2000, but they tutor a wide variety of courses.  Tutors can work anywhere from 2-20 hours per week, and they designate times they are available to work and they set a cap on how many hours they will be assigned.  Most sessions are one-on-one, but there are sometimes smaller group sessions.  Sessions are at a set day and time throughout the semester.   Most popular tutoring times are 8-11am and 5-10pm.  If interested, please email Ashley Gresham <> with a copy of your resume and indicate whether they are interested in working summer, fall, or both.

(last updated 4/24/2018)

Animal Health Hackathon

Sign up for the Animal Health Hackathon this weekend, April 6-8th at the Lamar Dodd School of Art!  All students, from any discipline, undergrad or grad or professional are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Sign up here:

This is a weekend long event that will start late Friday with talks from leaders in Animal Health and local entrepreneurs.  After the talks (and dinner), the hacking begins -  students from diverse fields of study will form teams and work throughout the weekend develop products and services to meet real-world needs in animal health.  Sunday teams will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and $5000 will be awarded to the most innovative and promising ideas.  

(last updated 4/6/2018)

ICPSR: Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

ICPSR is part of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. The 2018 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research is offering over 80 courses on a broad range of methodologies and techniques that are relevant for research in the social, behavioral, and health science. They offer scholarships for four-week sessions. Please visit their website for details.

(last updated 3/31/18)

Internship Opportunity at Red Ventures

Red Ventures said that "this Summit is a great way to give Juniors who are interested in our company, but may have a different internship lined up, a "crash course" in everything Red Ventures." Please see this for more details.

(last updated 3/26/18)

Ungergraduate Research Opportunity:

Harvey Mudd College will be running the NSF-FEU program this summer, and are soliciting applications. Applications are due April 11. Click here for more details.

(last updated 3/22/18)

Summer Job Opportunity with Franklin College

The Franklin College Office of Student academic services is seeking an energetic and reliable student to assist with orientation this summer. The position pays $9 per hour and averages 20-24 hours per week. Applicants must be available for all orientation sessions. See the schedule). You can apply on Handshake.

(last updated 3/15/18)

Double Dawgs Fair

The Double Dawgs Fair at UGA will be held on Tuesday, March, 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Tate Center Concourse and Atrium. This is an opportunity for students to learn more about Double Dawgs pathways and to talk to pathway contacts. Statistics undergraduate majors have the opportunity to get a master's degree in Educational Psychology M.A. from UGA . For more information on the Double Dawgs program, please click here.

(last updated 3/5/18)

ASA Travel Course on Incomplete Data

A Course on “An Introduction to the Analysis of Incomplete Data” will be taught by Professor Ofer Harel, University of Connecticut on March 24, 2018, at Georgia Tech. This event is sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Selected undergraduate students will be reimbursed for their registration fees. Click here to see the flyer which contains the details of the event, including the link for registration.
Application for the reimbursement can be downloaded from here. Please email the completed application form to Dr. Abhyuday Mandal by March 4, 2018 6pm.

(last updated 2/27/18)

REU: Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Many universities offer excellent summer research opportunities. Click here for more.

(last updated 2/15/18)

Big Data Summer Institute at University of Michigan

This program provides undergraduates with training and research experience in big data analytics. Click here for more information.

(last updated 2/14/18)

Geopolitical Forecasting Challenge

The Intelligence Advanced REsearch Projects Activity announced this competition called the Geopolitical Forecasting Challenge. Through this competition, IARPA challenges teams to develop models and solutions to improve existing forecasting models. This seems like a good opportunity for those who want more outside experience in statistics and data science and motivated students. Registration opens soon!

Click here

(last updated 2/14/18)

Emory University SIBS: Summer Institute tor Training in Biostatistics

This program is designed to provide undergraduate and beginning graduate students with intensive training in applied biostatistical methosds and to expose them to graduate school and career options in the fields of biostatistics, statistics, and public health. SIBS 2018 will be held June 11-July 20, 2018. Applications for the 2018 program are being accepted now and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

For further details please see here 

(last updated 2/14/18)

Data Fest and Data viz contest

The American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest is a celebration of data in which teams of undergraduates work around the clock to find and share meaning in a large, rich, and complex data set. For further details, please see the links below.

DataFest: click here 

Data viz contest: click here

UPS undergraduate Statistics intern for Summer 2018

UPS is looking for an undergraduate Statistics intern for Summer 2018 in their Customer Experience group! UPS Global Business Services (GBS) is looking for a dynamic Customer Experience intern who is eager to obtain real-world, hands-on business experience. The GBS Customer Experience intern will complete analysis of quality and customer satisfaction scores, operational KPIs, and hire dates of UPS Customer Care Representatives (CCRs), to identify trends and correlations used to develop training and support programs for CCRs. 

Responsibilities and Duties: Documents analysis and findings; Analyzes CCR Length of Service to determine CCR speed to proficiency; Creates recommendations on focus areas to improve Quality and Customer Experience scores; Summarizes analysis and presents findings to GBS leadership.
Knowledge and Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Experience with statistical analysis and statistical software (SAS, R, etc.); Experience with database software (SQL preferred); Ability to data mine and derive meaningful findings; Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to use data to tell a story; Strong problem solving skills and desire to learn; Detail oriented with ability to work independently

To apply, visit: click here

(updated 2/2/18) 

Amgen Scholars Summer Program on Trialect

Every year, the Amgen Scholars Program provides 240 selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of Europe, USA, and Asia's premier educational institutions - posted on Trialect . Eligible students enrolled at colleges and universities throughout the world may apply. Stipend, Housing and round-trip travel costs are covered and the amount depends on the host University. Depending up on where you live, you can apply to the following programs:

Amgen Scholars Europe
Amgen Scholars USA
Amgen Scholars Worldwide
(last updated 1/24/18)

2018 Summer Internships

The December issue of AMSTAT News is a good resource for 2018 summer internships. Please see pages 19 to 26 of  click here

(last updated 1/1/18)

Internships at Los Alamos National Lab

Summer schools at LANL are paid internship opportunities. The goal of summer schools is to improve career prospects and build a recruiting pipeline into the many IS&T areas at Los Alamos National Laboratory. ISTI organizes, sponsors, and/or co-sponsors the following summer schools that might be of interest to undergraduate students:

Parallel Computing Research Internship
Computer System, Cluster, and Networking Summer Institute (CSCNSI)
Data Science School
Cyber Security School
Computational Physics Workshop

For more details, see here 

(last updated 11/16/17)

Job and Internship Opportunities with Ernst & Young, LLP

The Technology Advisory Program (TAP) is a great way to learn about industry and business while utilizing and contributing statistics skills to dynamic teams. The TAP program allows you to broaden and supplement technical skills for a few years before focusing into a more specific practice such as Data and Analytics. To learn more about the firm and opportunities there please see the EY Advisory website, come speak with the EY representatives at the Career Fair (9-20), or feel free to reach out to me at If interested please apply via Handshake by September 20th.  

(Last Updated 09/13/2017)

StatFest 2017

StatFest will be hosted in Atlanta, GA at Emory Rollins School of Public Health on September 23, 2017. If you are interested, please click here to view the flyer. 

(Last Updated 08/15/2017)

Fall Semester Math Lab Tutors Needed at Rankin Smith

Rankin Smith will soon begin scheduling tutoring for the Fall Semester and are in need of a few more MATH/STAT/PHYS/CSCI/BUSN/MSIT tutors. You can apply by going here and clicking on the Math Lab Tutor Application link. 

Students would need to be able to work the entire semester, through their students' final exams. Most of their tutoring needs are for MATH 1101 (math modeling), MATH 1113 (pre-cal), and STAT 2000.  They also tutor a lot of MSIT 3000, MATH 1060, and BUSN 4000.  Students are in control of setting a cap to the amount of hours per week they want to work, and they also can tell me times that work for them.  The building is open Sundays 5-10pm, and Mondays-Thursdays 7am-10pm as well as Fridays 7am-4:30pm.  Contact Ashley Gresham if you have any questions. 

If someone has applied in the past, was not hired, but is still interested, they should apply again!

(Last Updated 07/12/2017)

Summer Workshop: Preparing for Graduate School

The Graduate School’s Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives will be holding two sessions of our Preparing for Graduate School Workshop (PGSW) this summer.  PGSW provides helpful information for students who are considering graduate school and want to learn about the opportunities presented by obtaining a graduate degree. Topics will include finding your program, graduate admissions exams, the application process, types of funding available, and how students can better prepare themselves for the graduate education journey.


This event is FREE and open to all undergraduates students enrolled in summer coursework or programs here at UGA.


We will be offering this workshop on both Thursday, June 29 and Wednesday, July 19.  Both sessions will start at 2:00pm in room 348 Miller Learning Center and are expected to last an hour.


Please have interested students email with the subject line "Preparing for Graduate School" and the following information:


Preferred date to attend
Summer Program (if applicable)
Year in school (ex. rising junior)
Academic field of interest
Semester/Year you plan to enroll in graduate school


(Last Updated 06/23/2017)

NASA DEVELOP Program Recruitment

The NASA DEVELOP Program is currently recruiting for their summer and fall 2017 terms! The program offers 10-week paid contracting positions operating at twelve NASA nodes around the US and accepts both national and international participants. DEVELOP is open to current students, recent graduates, and transitioning career professionals who have an interest in applied science. Participants collaborate in teams in a fast-paced, highly professional environment. Teams partner with outside organizations to work on remote sensing projects that help address local and international community concerns while utilizing NASA Earth observations. DEVELOP projects are centered around building capacity in both participants and partner organizations.

Please click here for more information.


(Last Updated 06/12/2017)

City Internship Opportunities

The follwing Intership Programs remain open to new enrolees for Summer 2017: London, New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles

The deadline for these locations is midnight on Sunday, May 14th 2017.

If interested please click here to apply. Early application is advised.

For more information about what City Interships has to offer please visit their website here

(Last Updated 04/26/2017)

Interdisciplinary Workshop for Undergraduate Students: May 14-19, 2017

Apply Here by Monday, March 27, 2017


NC State University Campus, Raleigh, NC.


his week long workshop will provide an introduction to applied mathematical and statistical research in the area of astronomy and optimization. Talks will be presented by statisticians and applied mathematicians who work with analyzing data arise in modern astronomical and space sciences research as well as on optimization methods with applications to energy and environment. For a good part of the week, students, in teams of 3 or 4, will use data from different sources to investigate a variety of questions related to several exciting and emerging area of research ranging from the data produced by both ground-based and space-based astronomical surveys at many wave-bands to cosmology, exoplanets, gravitational waves and synoptic surveys. The students will also explore the recent developments in optimization including semidefinite programming, Bayesian optimization and decision analysis, Mixed-integer PDE-constrained optimization etc. Finally, student teams will be prepared to make short presentations on the last day of the workshop, and have the option of having their final presentations reside on the SAMSI website.

While students from universities not in the U.S. are welcome to apply, please be aware that priority is given to students who are enrolled at U.S. schools. Applications received by Monday, March 27th, 2017 will receive full consideration.

SAMSI will reimburse pre-approved and appropriate travel expenses as well as provide food and lodging.

Please direct all questions to email

(Last Updated 03/27/2017)

University of Chicago Financial Mathematics Graduate Program: Information Session

The Financial Mathematics Master's program at the University of Chicago is hosting an information session at the University of Georgia on February 28th from 4p-5p in Statistics Room 306.

At this session you will have the opportunity to meet a member of the program's admissions team and learn the specifics of the application process, the student experience in the program and at the University of Chicago, and career development opportunities after graduation.

For more information, please click here. 

(Last updated 02/13/2017)

NASA DEVELOP Program is Currently Recruiting for Summer and Fall 2017

The NASA DEVELOP Program is currently recruiting for their summer and fall 2017 terms! The program offers 10-week paid contracting positions operating at twelve NASA nodes around the US and accepts both national and international participants. DEVELOP is open tocurrent students, recent graduates, and transitioning career professionals who have an interest in applied science. Participants collaborate in teams in a fast-paced, highly professional environment. Teams partner with outside organizations to work on remote sensing projects that help address local and international community concerns while utilizing NASA Earth observations. DEVELOP projects are centered around building capacity in both participants and partner organizations.

This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. All projects are designed to demonstrate how NASA remote sensing imagery can be used in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other application areas to address environmental community concerns. DEVELOP’s projects are interdisciplinary in nature, so applications are welcome from all academic backgrounds.

Applicants must have excellent communication and writing skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This program is competitive, particularly during summer terms due to high application volume. Though GIS or remote sensing knowledge is beneficial, leadership potential and enthusiasm for applied Earth science projects are strongly considered alongside technical experience. Although the term is only 10 weeks, there are many opportunities to advance through the program to year-long contracts, as well as professional, networking, and technical learning opportunities within each term.

Please click here for more details about program opportunities, requirements, and application procedures.

Application windows:

For summer 2017 term: January 9 – February 17

For fall 2017 term: May 22 – June 30

Upcoming term dates:

Summer 2017: June 5 – August 11

Fall 2017: September 11 – November 17

(Last updated 02/08/2017)

Get an Inside Look at P&G Student Programs

Procter and Gamble’s Student Programs are designed to give you early exposure to a number of unique student programs held in Cincinnati, OH (all-expense paid) at our Global Headquarters during the months of April to September, 2017.  The timing varies for each student program. As a participant, you will learn about the various areas within P&G, interact with senior management, and have an early opportunity to interview for a 2018 internship position or student program with P&G!  We believe YOU have the potential to become a future manager at Procter & Gamble.

Procter & Gamble is ranked Top 3 on Barron’s, “World’s Most Respected Companies 2010” list for the 6th year in a row, the #1 in our industry of “World’s Most Admired Companies” (Fortune), and in the Top 10 Companies for Global Diversity (Diversity Inc.), Procter & Gamble is regarded worldwide as one of the most rewarding places for top talented multi-cultural individuals to work.

Be the first to apply:

Applying is easy as 1 – 2  or 3:

      Go to à Select Students Tab à Select Development Programs
      If grad date is Dec 2019 – May 2020 select Freshman Leadership Forum and Apply
      If grad date is Dec 2018 – May 2019 select any of the programs listed and Apply

P&G has opportunities available in Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing/Brand Management, Research and Development, Sales, and Consumer and Market Knowledge! 

(Last updated 02/01/2017)

Johns Hopkins 35th Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Graduate Summer Institute offers short, intensive courses in epidemiology and biostatistics intended to develop an understanding of the principles, methodologic strategies and practical aspects of epidemiological research.

With onsite and online courses, you choose the course format that works best for your schedule. Register for one or more courses. You may take courses for either professional development, to enhance your current skills, or for academic credit if you are interested in applying the course work towards a degree program.

The Summer Institute has been in existence since 1983, and has trained thousands of students from the U.S. and around the world.  Institute participants include students, clinicians, public health practitioners, physicians in training and those considering a career in public health.

For more information please click here

(Last updated 02/01/2017)

Harvard T.H. Chan Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology

Explore Biostatistics & Computational Biology at Harvard this Summer!
The Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology offers diverse undergraduate students a unique opportunity to learn about the use of quantitative methods for biological, environmental, and medical research alongside Harvard faculty, researchers, and graduates students.

For more infomation please click here

(Last updated 02/01/2017)

Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2017

The HLF is an annual event. The application round for the 5th HLF, September 24 – 29, 2017, is scheduled from November 14, 2016, to February 14, 2017.

For more information please click here.

(Last updated 01/27/2017)

Transforming Analytical Learning in the Era of Big Data- An Undergraduate Summer Institute in Biostatistics

The University of Michigan will be offering this full-time 6 week summer institute from June 5 to July 14, 2017. This program will introduce undergraduate students to emerging challenges at the intersection of Big Data, Statistics, and Human Health. Lectures will be led by a diverse group of stellar biostatistics, statistics, electrical engineering, and computer science faculty at the University of Michigan. Working in teams, students will participate in mentored big data research projects. A stipend is available for successful applicants. 

For more information please click here.

(Last updated 01/24/2017)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education.  The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM and STEM education.  NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.

Full Proposal Deadline Date: October 28, 2016 for Mathematical Sciences; Physics and Astronomy; Chemistry

An updated program solicitation for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is available here.

Please also see the additional information at

(source: Descriptions taken from NSF webpage

(Last updated 08/18/2016)

Career Information Session: What Is It Like to Work at SAS?

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world “The Power to Know.” You will probably use a SAS product at some point in your degree. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work for SAS? I’ll give you my own perspective as a statistician working in the JMP division of SAS and discuss the diversity of jobs in the organization for individuals with quantitative backgrounds. I’ll also give you a quick tour of JMP and show you some of the interesting research problems our team gets to work on.

Speaker: Dr. Ruth Hummel, JMP Division of SAS

Wednesday, October 12, 3:30p-4:30pm

Location:  Miller Learning Center (MLC) Room 250

Who should attend? Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science Majors and Minors

Only 40 students can be accommodated. Please RSVP here Students can also register by logging in to their Handshake account, clicking “Events” and going to “Career Information Session: JMP”

(Last updated 10/01/2016)

Career Information Session: NSA

Mathematics can be more than just a subject in school, it can be a career. The government is the number one single employer of mathematicians in the country. Many of those mathematicians end up at the National Security Agency, where they find careers in research, information assurance, and cryptanalysis. This talk will be an introduction to the roles of mathematicians at NSA, as well as basics of cryptography.

Speaker: Mr. Lance Estes

Tuesday, November 1, Time: 4:00-5:00 PM

Location:  Miller Learning Center (MLC) Room 102

Who should attend? Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science Majors and Minors

Only 40 students can be accommodated. Please RSVP here Students can also register by logging in to their Handshake account, clicking “Events” and going to “Career Information Session: National Security Agency.”

(Last updated 09/19/2016)

Actuary Career Information Session

Tuesday, September 13, 5:30p-6:30p, Sanford 209

Who should attend? Current and prospective ASCP students


  1. Overview of Actuarial Science Certificate Program (ASCP)
  2. Overview of Associate Actuary professional designation requirements and
  3. Actuary Careers—Milliman

Any student interested in joining the ASCP Facebook page may do so. The following are the instructions.

  1. Sign up for Facebook
  2. On the upper left corner there is a search bar. Type in "UGA Actuarial Science Certificate Program" in the search bar.
  3. That will bring you to the page and you need to press like (the button with the thumbs up symbol).

(Last updated 09/07/2016)

Scholarship Info Sessions

Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

Tuesday, September 13, 5:30p-6:30p, MLC 207

Wednesday, September 14, 5:30p-6:30p, MLC 250

Join us for an information session about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and essay writing tips. If you are a Pell Grant recipient, you are eligible for this national award!

Asia-Georgia Internship Scholarship Info Session

Wednesday, August 31, 6:45p-7:45p, MLC 205

Wednesday, September 21, 6:45p-7:45p, MLC 245

Come discover opportunities to receive up to $5.000 for internships in Easy or Southeast Asia! The session will review the scholarship eligibility, application, and include information about different internship programs that are eligible for this grant.

(Last updated 09/01/2016)

SAMSI Undergraduate Workshops

As part of its Education and Outreach Program for 2016-2017, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will offer several undergraduate workshops. Students who are interested in pursuing higher studies often find these workshops very useful. See our annual newsletters where our students share their experiences.

Undergraduate Workshop October 24-25, 2016 (Apply by September 9, 2016)
In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic on Statistical, Mathematical and Computational Methods for Astronomy (ASTRO) will be covered in some depth. The workshop will focus on Population Modeling & Signal Separation for Exoplanets & Gravitational Waves (GW) and will feature introductory lectures on statistical methodology for interpreting detection of exoplanets, GWs, as well as using those to infer the underlying population of planetary systems and GW sources.

Undergraduate Workshop February 27-28, 2017 (Apply by January 20, 2017)
In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic Optimization (OPT) will be covered in some depth. The workshop will focus on optimization methods for large-scale statistical analysis and will feature introductory lectures on statistical inverse problems, E/M and M/M algorithms and semidefinite programming.

Interdisciplinary Workshop for Undergraduate Students May 14-19, 2017 (Apply by March 27, 2017)
This week long workshop will provide an introduction to applied mathematical and statistical research in the area of astronomy and optimization. For a good part of the week, students, in teams of 3 or 4, will use data from different sources to investigate a variety of questions related to several exciting and emerging area of research ranging from the data produced by both ground-based and space-based astronomical surveys at many wave-bands to cosmology, exoplanets, gravitational waves and synoptic surveys. The students will also explore the recent developments in optimization including semidefinite programming, Bayesian optimization and decision analysis, Mixed-integer PDE-constrained optimization etc. Finally, student teams will be prepared to make short presentations on the last day of the workshop, and have the option of having their final presentations reside on the SAMSI website.

(source: Descriptions taken from SAMSI webpage

(Last updated 08/18/2016)

Boren Awards

Info Sessions:

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 @ 12:20 pm, 102 Moore College

Tuesday, September 13 @ 5:00 pm, 102 Moore College

Boren Awards provide up to $30,000 funding for U.S. citizen undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. students to study languages, geographic areas (Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East), and disciplines critical to U.S. national security (broadly defined) and underrepresented in study abroad. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Undergraduate scholarships are for 6 to 12 months abroad, and graduate fellowships are for 3 to 24 months in the U.S. and abroad. There is a minimum one-year government service requirement for Boren recipients after graduation. This award is an excellent “in” for careers in the federal government that require skills in critical languages.

To reserve a spot in the session, sign up here.

For more information, please email Elizabeth Hughes, Boren Awards Campus Representative, at or visit the Boren website:

(Last updated 08/18/2016)


CURO offers University of Georgia undergraduates the opportunity to engage in faculty-mentored research regardless of discipline, major or GPA – even students in their first year. See

In particular, students with some research experience should consider the CURO Research Assistantship and the CURO Summer Fellowship.
CURO Research Assistantship: Spring deadline: November 1, 2016

(Last updated 08/19/2016)

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