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Undergraduate Student Opportunities

This resource lists opportunities for undergraduate students of which we have been made aware. We do not necessarily endorse them.

Career & Internship Opportunities

Technical Writing Scientist

Thorlabs is currently seeking applications from highly motivated individuals to inform and educate the photonics' community about Thorlabs' products and their applications. The ideal candidate will be a recent or upcoming graduate with an undergraduate or master's degree in physics, optics, lasers, imaging, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a closely related field.

More information and position contact can be found in this attachment.

Decision, Risk, and Operations (DRO) division at Columbia Business School

Full-time position
Looking for interns to work on a research project with CBS' leading faculty and researchers in finance, economics, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, accounting, and data analytics.
For more information, please refer to

Mathematics Teaching Assistant - John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Summer Program

Hiring for positions at programs across the country.
For more information, please refer to 

Ross Mathematics Counselors

Counselors needed for Ross USA and Ross Asia
For more information, please refer to

Students of Strength Tutors

Looking for tutors for middle and high school students
For more information, please refer to

City Internships

Program to help students find internships in the US and internationally in a wide-range of fields
For more information, please refer to

Funding and Conference Opportunities

Funding to attend conferences is available from Caltech through the George W. Housner Student Discovery Fund. Information about applying to this fund is available here.

Upcoming conferences 
  • The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship applications for New Americans are now open! Each Fellowship recipient receives up to $90,000 in funding for the graduate degree program of their choice and they join a lifelong community of New Americans dedicated to the ideals and values set forth in the US Constitution and Bill of Rights. Information about applying to this is available here.
  • Berkeley Edge Conference for Prospective Graduate Students in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences. This conference is designed to encourage undergraduate students who are competitively eligible for our Ph.D. programs to apply to UC Berkeley. More information can be found here.