Make an impact by applying for a Welcome Week Team!


As a member of a Welcome Week Team, you would play an essential part in welcoming all students back to campus in the fall. Develop leadership and professional skills, have the opportunity to move back to campus early, and receive the official Welcome Week staff t-shirt and meals, all at no cost to you.

 Deadlines are coming up soon, so head to to learn more and complete your application!


Applications for College exchange programs are now open! Apply by Friday, Feb. 15

The College offers exchange programs with four partner universities in Hong Kong, South Korea, England, and Taiwan. Spaces are open for both fall semester and academic year study in a wide variety of disciplines.

To apply for the exchange, you must be pursuing a College of Arts & Sciences degree and have been an IU for at least a year with a 3.00 cumulative GPA. You also should ensure that you will continue to make degree progress while abroad (so talk to your advisor!). You’ll pay your IU tuition and be responsible for the cost of airfare, room and board, books, and other living expenses.

Applications are due on February 15 and can be found with more information at

Apply by Feb. 15: On-Campus Internships for Themester 2019

Themester, an initiative of the College of Arts and Sciences, is pleased to announce several paid undergraduate internships related to Fall 2019’s theme “Remembering and Forgetting.” Hours are flexible and on IUB campus.

  • Summer 2019: Podcast internship, a project-based internship, approximately 40-50 hours total spread over the summer: May to July (1-2 positions)
  • Summer 2019: Outreach and Communications, 7-12 hours a week, June to July (1-2 positions)
  • Fall 2019: Outreach & Event interns average 6 hours a week during the fall semester (4-5 positions)
  • Fall 2019: Photography & Design interns average 3 hours a week. (1-2 positions)

Previous interns report that the internship helped them engage on campus on a deeper level. Internships are open to undergraduate students with majors and minors in the College of Arts and Sciences, including students in the Media School, the School of Global and International Studies, and the School of Art, Architecture + Design. The College encourages applications from students with an academic interest in the 2019 theme. First-year students and transfer students are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: February 15. Apply now!

More information at

2019 Purdue Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Biomolecular Galaxy Symposium — May 8th-9th

This annual,  interdisciplinary symposium features various areas of study including physics,  chemistry, engineering, and biology. Over the years, interest in our symposium has steadily grown, and this year we expecting over 150 scientists from various regions in the Midwest to attend. This meeting is a great chance for researchers to communicate their ideas and progress in the form of a short talk and/or poster presentation.

We are offering various prizes for best oral and poster presentations. Additionally, we are offering multiple Travel Awards of up to $300. We also encourage students and postdocs to take part in our free Career Session event May 7th, 2019 at Lafayette Brewing Co. to learn about different career paths and mingle with professionals in STEM.

Thanks to our generous sponsors, registration is free!!

Please visit our registration page to fill out the survey by Midnight (Eastern time) Friday,  March 15th, 2019 to confirm your attendance and submit abstracts.

Purdue Symposium

Apply now for 2019 Summer REU program in Coastal Ocean Processes

The USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies is now accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in Coastal Ocean Processes.  We encourage students who are interested in conducting independent but guided research in marine and coastal ocean systems to apply! No prior research experience needed! We especially encourage students from underrepresented communities and research-limited or marine science limited institutions to apply!

Some important information about the program below:

  • Application deadline: Feb. 22, 2019
  • Program Dates:  June 10 – August 16, 2019 (10 weeks)
  • Program Location:  USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island, CA
  • Requirements:  Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or national to apply. Must have completed have completed at least one year of undergraduate study by Summer 2019 and must plan to be enrolled as a continuing undergraduate in Fall 2019.
  • Research Topics broadly include microbial diversity and ecology, biogeochemistry, hydrology, behavioral ecology, comparative physiology, invertebrate and fish ecology, macroalgal ecology and physiology.  Seeking AAUS-certified divers for two of the projects!


More information and the application can be found at

Please contact Diane Kim ( with questions.