Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation

Internships

Biomanufacturing Facility Engineering

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2020 program.

Location: Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Description:

Gain hands-on experience in facility engineering with Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center's (BTEC) Bioprocess Engineering team. The BTEC Bioprocess Engineering team welcomes a student to grow hands on experience in a simulated cGMP biomanufacturing environment. Learn from experienced scientists and engineers on programs and practices that are employed in today’s most successful companies. Assist with the development of a calibration program, integral to the trusted operation of manufacturing equipment, including data collection and analysis. Build a spare parts inventory system that utilizes Lean Manufacturing techniques to reduce budget impacts. Work with engineering documents that are vital to keeping a complex operation fully functional.

Projects Include:

  • Calibration program implementation:
    • Calibrate sensors using Fluke meters.
    • Review and record documentation in a Maintenance Management System.
    • Analyze data using OSIsoft PI System.
  • Development of a spare parts inventory system:
    • Create a software database to record spare parts.
    • Implement Kanban management practices.
    • Reverse engineer or research alternative spare parts.
  • Optimize engineering document management.
    • Locate and upload as-built schematics for building layouts, equipment drawings, P&IDs.
    • Create topology documentation of a manufacturing control network.
    • Request vendor updates for operation manuals or electrical schematics

Stipend and Housing:

$4,200 distributed in three installments. Receipt of entire stipend is contingent upon completion of the program. Additional funds are allocated towards housing.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students who wish to apply must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirements:

1. Undergraduate students majoring or intending to major in a STEM field (current community college students, first-years, second-years, and third-years only). **View qualifying STEM majors here.
2. Enrolled at one of the VA- NC Alliance partner institutions. **View VA-NC Alliance institutions here.
3. United States citizens or permanent residents only.
4. Have interest in pursuing graduate study toward a Ph.D.
5. Participants are responsible for providing their own health insurance for the duration of the program. Proof of insurance may be required.

Application Instructions:

1. Complete the application here.
2. Upload your resume,  transcript (official or unofficial), and one letter of recommendation (or have your mentor e-mail their letter to emw5m@virginia.edu).
3. Submit all materials by March 10, 2020 (unless the project description states otherwise). 
4. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Deloitte Consulting: Summer Scholar Internships:

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2020 program.

Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - July 24, 2020
Location: Primarily Washington, D.C. Metro Area (some travel may be involved)

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Description:

Deloitte Consulting LLP in partnership with the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) seeks highly motivated undergraduate students majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field to apply to industry internship opportunities through Deloitte. Summer Scholars (in the company's Government and Public Services practice) are expected to devote at least 40 hours per week to the internship and other professional development activities. The purpose of this program is to provide undergraduate STEM students with industry opportunities that would advance their academic and career goals. Please note: the date range posted above is an approximation and is subject to change based on Deloitte's needs. Successful candidates will be provided a date range.

Summer Scholars collaborate with Deloitte's clients to deliver strategies that help them adapt to their unique challenges, opportunities, and meet their objectives. Candidates should possess outstanding leadership experience, strong academic performance, and excellent communication skills. Deloitte recognizes that candidates have unique skills, experiences, and interests.  The Summer Scholar role is divided into skills-based profiles in order to best align each individuals with a focus area. Setting our people up for success is Deloitte's highest priority, and Summer Scholars are being recruited into one of four areas: Digital Design & Innovation, Enterprise Tech Transformation, Solutions Engineering, Tech Strategy.

Stipend and Housing:

Compensation: Deloitte offers interns a very competitive hourly rate.
Housing: Interns will be responsible for securing their own housing; individuals typically secure dorm space at a local university in Washington, D.C. metro area.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students who wish to apply must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirements:

1. Undergraduate students (Juniors) majoring in a STEM field and target graduation dates between December 2020 and June 2021. **View qualifying STEM majors here.
2. Enrolled at one of the Virginia–North Carolina Alliance partner institutions. **View Virginia–North Carolina Alliance institutions here.
3. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future and ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance.
4. Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
5. Ability to travel 80-100%
6. Participants are responsible for providing their own health insurance for the duration of the program. Proof of insurance may be required.

Summer Scholar Tracks:

Click on each internship track below, then click the position title for more information.