Archive for September, 2014

The Hertz Foundation: Fellowship Opportunity

Monday, September 15th, 2014

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation provides unique financial and fellowship support to the nation’s most remarkable PhD students in the physical, biological, and engineering sciences. Their fellowships are free of most traditional restrictions, encouraging Hertz fellows to become leaders and innovators in ways that will benefit us all.

The Hertz Fellowship application (for the academic year 2015-16) and any other information about this fellowship opportunity can be found at The deadline for submission is October 31, 2014 at 11:59 PM, pacific time. All reference reports must be received by the Foundation by November 3, 2014.

NRC Summer Interns

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

The NRC has some internships available for next summer.

ALL OFC-2014-0104 – Student Summer Intern – GG-0399/0899/1399/2299/1199-3/4/5/7/9; Closes: 11/21/2014

Sandia National Laboratories: Truman Fellowship

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

This fellowship is a three-year fellowship through Sandia National Laboratories. Truman Fellows conduct independent ground-breaking research that supports Sandia’s national-security mission. Fellows choose their own research topics and benefit by having access to Sandia’s state-of-the-art facilities and collaborating with some of the nation’s best scientists and engineers. Fellows may work at either of Sandia’s principal locations in New Mexico and California. A member of Sandia’s technical staff mentors each Truman Fellow.


  • Research in areas of interest to national security
  • A recent Ph.D. (awarded within the past 3 years) or the ability to complete all Ph.D. requirements before beginning the fellowship
  • Minimum GPAs of 3.5/4.0 (undergraduate) and 3.7/4.0 (graduate) preferred
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy security clearance
  • No previous postdoctoral appointments at a national laboratory

The Truman Fellowship is a 3-year appointment that typically begins on October 1. The application deadline for fellows is November 1 of the year prior to the October start date. Applicants for the Truman Fellowship may be considered for other positions at Sandia, as well.

For specific information on the benefits and the application procedure of this fellowship, visit