Career Opportunities

Below you will find career opportunities of which WISC has been made aware. We encourage you to apply!

Spire Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Applications due February 2, 2019

SPIRE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM is a training experience supported by the IRACDA program of National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) where primary research is conducted at UNC Chapel Hill and teaching responsibilities carried out at partner minority serving institutions. The postdoctoral scholar will provide contributions to research progress in a laboratory research environment selected across a range of areas aligned with the NIGMS research priorities. Training includes participation in formal teaching, professional development workshops, and the development of specific research and academic career related competencies.

Scholars will perform original, independent research in the lab setting of their choice at UNC-Chapel Hill, work closely with Principal Investigators who provide guidance and mentoring on research projects, publish in peer-reviewed journals, present research findings at national and international conferences, teach courses at one of four of the program’s partner universities and engage in professional development that leads to academic careers.

Qualifications and Experience

Preference will be given to candidates who have a background in biological, biomedical, and chemical sciences that align with NIGMS research priorities, interest in teaching, and supporting diversity in the sciences. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements before starting the program and have no more than 2 years of current postdoctoral experience as of September 2019.

 Applications due February 2, 2019.

Check out the APPLY page for full details and instructions.


KP Engineering Fellows Program

Applications due January 31st, 2018

Applications for the KP Product Fellows Program and the KP Design Fellows Program are now open and are due on Thursday, January 31st. Any designers or product-minded individuals in WISC should apply at:
The program has a lot to offer including:
  • An exciting summer internship at one of our companies like Uber, Doordash, Robinhood and Shape Security for summer work experiences (for Design) and a full-time role (for Product)

  • Exclusive access to events and programming with our partners at Kleiner Perkins, CEO’s and executives across a variety of our portfolio companies

  • Fun social events like sailing to Angel Island, kayaking and paintball

  • An opportunity to connect with some of the brightest entrepreneurs across the country wanting to make an impact in San Francisco and Silicon Valley

  • 100K seed funding from Kleiner Perkins for Fellows who found their own companies. See blog post.

Here are a couple of quick videos to learn more about the summer:

Making an Impact

Applications for the 2019 KP Design Fellows Program and KP Product Fellows Program are open now and close January 31st, 2019 at 11:59PM on The answer to most FAQ’s can be found here.


East Coast Regional Datathon

Apply by February 17, 2019. Attend the datathon on February 23rd, 2019

Correlation One and Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities have partnered to host the East Coast Regional Datathon at as part of our Data Open Competition Series, which you can learn more about in the following Bloomberg article or video from our 2018 Championship event.
The East Coast Regional Datathon is an opportunity for students to showcase their skills while working in teams to address a meaningful societal issue – all while competing to win $25,000 in cash prizes and internship and full-time opportunities at Citadel. Please note that we will cover the cost of travel and overnight accommodation for invited Columbia students traveling to the event.
If you have any further questions, please direct them to
Apply by February 17th for the opportunity to compete. Click here to apply.
The datathon is on February 23rd.


Paid US Fish and Wildlife Service Interships for Latinx Students and Recent Graduates

Throughout the past 5 years, the Hispanic Access Foundation has offered enriching environmental education internships for upcoming Latinx professionals who are passionate about public land conservation and heritage preservation.

This year, they are happy to announce their new platform encompassing all of their professional opportunities, My Access to a Network of Opportunities (MANO) Project. They are currently recruiting for summer positions with the Fish and Wildlife Service.

Below you will find a few examples of the US Fish and Wildlife Service internships available in Northeastern States:

  • Environmental Interpretation & Community Outreach Intern
  • Natural Resources & Environmental Interpretation Intern
  • Visitor & Community Engagement Intern

For more information, positions in different academic fields, and to apply, please visit our website:

Lastly, please don’t hesitate to contact Marlene Manzo at with questions about these opportunities (or even just to say hello and talk about opportunities to collaborate).