Graduating seniors: An employment opportunity with IDEM. Apply by April 13!

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) announces this job opportunity:


Job Description:

This Environmental Manager 2 position is in the Targeted Monitoring Section of the Watershed Assessment and Planning Branch in the Office of Water Quality. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting a variety of chemical, biological, limnological and ecological studies in rivers, streams and lakes, and be able to interpret the results for state regulatory programs, lake classification programs, special investigations and the public. Performs field work in a variety of challenging conditions in all seasons of the year.  Performs laboratory and office duties relevant to work.  Will collect cyanobacteria and may assist in water chemistry and E. coli sampling, fish community, fish tissue contaminant, sediment contaminant, macroinvertebrate community, and QA/QC programs.  Enters and interprets data from sampling activities and communicates the data and information to a wide variety of customers using verbal, electronic, and writing techniques.

A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in a discipline relevant to the duties of the position is preferred. The ideal candidate will have education, demonstrated ability and experience in surface water quality sampling and in the aquatic sciences such as ichthyology, aquatic entomology, aquatic botany and limnology. Must possess excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills, and have the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities.

Base Salary: $38,688.00

Job Opening ID: 615014

Posting Title: Environmental Manager 2

Expiration Date: 2018-04-13

Apply at:


Recent graduates: Quality Control Analyst position open at Baxter in Bloomington!

Quality Control Analyst Position

Client: Baxter

Location: Bloomington, IN

Pay: $18-19 per hour

Duration: 12 Month Contract

This position will report through the QA Engineering department and focus on gathering data specific to biological, chemical and physical analyses on pharmaceutical products (biologics and drugs) and medical devices through all stages of the manufacturing process from incoming raw materials to finished goods, and may include environmental monitoring programs. This data will then be used to build test methods for the new Corporate LIMS system. Continue reading “Recent graduates: Quality Control Analyst position open at Baxter in Bloomington!”

IU Getting Into Graduate School Fair TODAY, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in IMU

The IUB Career Development Center is hosting 

Getting Into Graduate School Fair

Tuesday, September 26, 2017   4:00pm – 7:00pm

Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union

Make plans to join us TODAY, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 between 4:00-7:00 PM in Alumni Hall to connect with multiple graduate schools and programs from around the country! Come meet and talk with representatives about their specific programs.

Students from all majors and schools at IU are invited! If you are unsure of whether or not you should attend graduate school, make sure you schedule an appointment with your career advisor to discuss your career goals and whether graduate school is the best next step in your career planning journey.

Check out the list of graduate schools who will be represented at today’s fair!

Visit the IU Health Pathology Laboratory in Indianapolis

Time to schedule a checkup for your future career!

Visit the IU Health Pathology Laboratory in Indianapolis to learn more about Clinical Laboratory Science and Cytotechnology.

Upcoming tour dates:

Tuesday, March 14, 10:00 am

Wednesday, April 19, 1:00 pm

Thursday, May 18, 10:00 am


Contact Barbara at

Or 317.491.6222 to schedule your appointment!

Part-time summer jobs with Hamilton County Health Department

Hamilton County Health Department has summer positions open for college-aged students interested in Vector Control or Water Quality Technicians.


WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M – F  SALARY: $10.00 for 27.5 hour workweeks.


SEASONAL: May to August STATUS: Part – Time.


Please go to the Hamilton County website Employment Opportunities sections to see the job descriptions:


Alex Davis

Vector Control Specialist

Hamilton County Health Department

18030 Foundation Dr. Suite A

Noblesville, IN 46060

Ph: 317-776-8500

Fax: 317-776-8506

Interested in being a science teacher? Check out the Noyce Scholarship programs

The Noyce Scholarship programs provides scholarships to BSMS students in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, and Environmental Sciences who are interested in K12 teaching.  While our Noyce program is in its final year, we still have some funds available for scholarships.

While the NSF grant expires in September, we can provide some scholarship fund to such students in the spring and summer.  Students should note, however, that these funds come with commitments, and funds would need to be repaid if those commitments are not met.


Attend IUPUI’s Biostatistics Discovery Day on Saturday, February 25

Find out if Biostatistics is right for you!

WHAT: Biostatistics Discovery Day

  • Learn about the field of biostatistics, how it’s used in healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry, biotech, and life sciences to solve complex problems, and why it’s so hot right now
  • Hear real world examples of how biostatistics is making a difference in research on top health challenges, including cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and HIV/AIDS, from the people doing cutting-edge research
  • Gain insights from current biostatistics students as to why biostatisticians are increasingly seen as crucial members of research teams from project inception
  • Participate in a Q & A with biostatistics faculty from the IU Fairbanks School of Public Health
  • Explore what it would take to add MS or PhD after your name


For details, including the agenda and list of speakers, visit us online:

  Continue reading “Attend IUPUI’s Biostatistics Discovery Day on Saturday, February 25”