Wells Fargo is committed to developing the leaders of tomorrow, and as part of that commitment, we are proud to host an upcoming event for high-performing freshmen from diverse backgrounds. The Freshman Diversity Finance Forum provides students with the opportunity to connect with one another and network with Wells Fargo leaders – all while providing an introduction to Wells Fargo’s culture and the opportunities our programs provide.

What to expect:

· Learn about Wells Fargo Securities (WFS), the financial services industry, and careers in investment banking and sales & trading

· Meet with senior management and WFS professionals

· Participate in information sessions, panels, and networking events

Travel and meal expenses for the forum will be paid for by Wells Fargo.

Freshman Diversity Finance Forum details

This forum focuses on Investment Banking and Sales & Trading. Submit your application via our website by February 5, 2017. Your application must include your resume and answers to the following questions in 350 words or less:

Why are you interested in the financial services industry, and what do you hope to learn at the Freshman Diversity Finance Forum?

Date and location:

Charlotte, NC – March 30 – 31, 2017

Visit to explore other career development opportunities at Wells Fargo.

Applications are now open for the 2017 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health! They are looking for:

  1. Underrepresented students in STEM, including racial/ethnic minorities, low-income students, first generation college students, and students with disabilities.
  2. Faculty who are interested in learning more about the field of biostatistics, in order to better inform their undergraduate advisees (the Visiting Faculty Workshop is a 3-day, expenses paid opportunity described here).

The digital brochure can be found online.

Many thanks,

Rebecca Betensky, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

June 10, 2017 – July 22, 2017

Application Due: February 1, 2017

Eligibility & Requirements

If you like mathematics and would like to learn how quantitative methods can be applied in the study of human health, consider applying to the Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The program will introduce you to the power and excitement of math applications to public health, medicine, and biology, and provide you experiences that will help inform your future career path.

Summer Program for Undergraduates & Recent Graduates

The Summer Program is an intensive 6-week program, during which qualified participants receive a whirlwind introduction to biostatistics, epidemiology, and public health research. This program is designed to expose undergraduates to the use of quantitative methods for biological, environmental, and medical research. The program also provides advice about graduate school and the application process through GRE preparation, meetings with different departments of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and individualized mentoring by Harvard faculty. Participants take non-credit introductory courses in Biostatistics and Epidemiology and statistical programming languages such as R, and attend a series of topical seminars. The seminars, led by faculty members from various departments at the Harvard School of Public Health, are designed to broaden participant’s understanding of the relationship of biostatistics to human health by providing a snapshot of methods developed and applied to real research projects in different fields. Participants also gain research experience through small-group research projects directed by faculty and graduate student mentors. At the end of the program, students present their research to the group and to affiliated faculty. Housing and travel are provided and a living stipend (including meals not paid for by the program) of approximately $1900 is provided for the 6-week program.

Post-Baccalaureate Internship

The 2-3 month internship program is for post-bacs interested in or planning to attend a graduate degree program in biostatistics. Past summer program participants are encouraged to apply. Travel is provided and interns will receive a salary for their participation in the post-baccalaureate program. Interns will participate in collaborative research projects through 1-2 rotations at academic and clinical centers at Harvard.  They will attend regular seminars at Harvard and Dana Farber Cancer Institute on biostatistical topics. They will also attend the annual Pipelines Into Biostatistics Symposium in July 2017, and have the option to return the next summer to present their research at our 2018 symposium.

The Memphis Chapters of NSBE & NBMBAA invite you to join us for our 2016 Holiday Party!

2016 Holiday Party – Hosted by NSBE & NBMBAA Memphis Chapters

Thursday, December 15, 2016 | 6 pm – 9 pm, Fox & Hound, 5101 Sanderlin Ave #100, Memphis, TN

The cost to attend is $10.00 for non-members and FREE for paid members of NSBE & NBMBAA.


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Shelby County Health Department – FREE FLU SHOTS!

One day only! Wednesday, December 7, 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the main Benjamin L. Hooks Library!


The Memphis Office of Youth Services began accepting applications Thursday for its paid youth initiatives, summer jobs program Mploy and the Memphis Ambassadors Program (MAP).

This year, the city will employ 1,000 youths, ages 14 to 21, for six weeks starting in June through the Mploy program, paying $8 to $11 an hour depending on age. The city will also fill about 230 positions for the year-round Ambassadors Program, which pays $100 to $500 per quarter depending on whether the students — from grades 9 to 12 — meet goals set by the city.

The lottery to select the participants in the programs is scheduled for Feb. 8.

Applications are available at

Crosstown Concourse Job Fair
Saturday, December 10, 2016

10:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.

Companies to be located in Crosstown Concourse will be on-hand to discuss more than 100 available employment opportunities. The fair will be set up in the parking lot behind the Cleveland Street Flea Market. On-street parking is available on Garland and McNeil.

Employers will include: Church Health Center, Commercial Advisors, Crosstown Arts, Curb Market, Methodist Healthcare, LEDIC, NexAir, ISS Facility Services, ALSAC/St. Jude, Mama Gaia, G4S

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FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi announced Wednesday. News of Castile’s July 6 killing spread like wildfire after his fiancée live-streamed the aftermath…

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