The STEM Division at SOU is dedicated to the success of our students, not only in the classroom, but also in their career paths. Students have the opportunity to work with their faculty on gaining necessary skills for their desired career path, and even utilizing our faculty to find out about new internships and full-time opportunities. The importance of quality STEM education is to gain career opportunities that allow students to build upon research and apply knowledge gained through their respective degree programs. Below, students can find links to both common job posting boards, as well as specific job postings which the STEM Division has been made aware of.
Finding Student Employment on Campus:
It is no secret that having a student job can make make you more valuable when searching for an internship and even professional placement. Opportunities come through our faculty every year and available positions will be posted below. Students should also take a moment to look at Handshake for Students to search for jobs on campus, and in the community. Resources on how to navigate Handshake, build a great profile and search for jobs are available below. All students should feel encouraged to meet with their faculty advisor(s), student success coordinator and Office Career Connections to help you find student jobs opportunities.
Links for Student Employment Assistance:
Office of Career Connections or Handshake for Students
FOCUS-2 Career Skills Assessment
Common STEM Job Posting Boards:
STEMJobs (All Majors) - STEM Jobs connects today’s students with the in-demand careers of tomorrow in science, technology, engineering and math.
Science Careers (All Majors) - Thousands of job opportunities from around the world and free career development tools and resources make Science Careers a one-stop site for scientists looking to advance their careers. Science Careers and its job board is brought to you by the journal Science and AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science).
American Chemical Society (ACS) [Chemistry] - An ACS-endorsed online FULL-TIME/TEMPORARY employment tool for soon-to-be and recent graduates! Please make sure to visit their Home page for interesting news and great articles about the field!
Federal Jobs for STEM Undergrads (All Majors)- The STEMUndergrads.science.gov site was established to be the primary source for searching Federally-sponsored opportunities for undergraduate students and undergraduate programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) areas. These opportunities range from scholarships and research internships that undergraduate students can apply to directly to funding opportunities for academic institutions to establish innovative undergraduate training programs.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [Computer Science/Math/Physics] - The world's largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, and the trusted "voice" for engineering, computing and technology information.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) [Computer Science] - ACM, the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.
American Society of Microbiology [Biology] - The American Society for Microbiology is the largest single life science society, composed of over 50,000 scientists and health professionals. ASM's mission is to promote and advance the microbial sciences.
Mathematical Association of America (MAA) [Mathematics] - The Mathematical Association of America is proud to support the quantitative career search of the world's largest community of mathematicians, students, and enthusiasts.
Medical Field Opportunities:
Asante Job Board for Southern Oregon
La Clinica Career Opportunities
Providence - Southern Oregon Jobs
Master's in Data Science Graduate Programs
Specific Job Postings:
- Junior Software Developer, Web/e-commerce emphasis - Vortx, Inc. - Ashland, OR
- Software Engineer, Web Technologies - Becton, Dickinson & Co - Ashland, OR
- Viticulture Technical Research Assistant - Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center, Central Point, OR
- Medical Scribe - Scribe America - Medford, OR
- Museum Attendant - ScienceWorks - Ashland, OR
- Camps Instructors, Animal Educators & Guest Services - Wildlife Images Rehabilitation Education - Grants Pass, OR
- Plant Pathology Undergrad Technical Research Assistant - Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center, Central Point, OR