The PV STEP Intern, under general supervision, will assist in the Chemistry Department. The intern will participate in the faculty research to synthesize, characterize, and build a computational model of metal-histidine derivative complex. The research will investigate the different binding model between the metal ion with histidine derivatives.
Synthesize and characterize various metal-histidine derivative complex
Build a computational model of metal-histidine derivative complex and calculate their electronic structures
Analyze the experimental and modeling results
Write the report to present to the scientific community and the general public for dissemination
Carry out a literature survey to learn the current status of the research field
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student during the Spring 2019 semester
Enrolled in at least six (6) graduate or undergraduate semester credit hours during the summer or preregistered at least six (6) undergraduate semester hours or nine (9) graduate semester hours for the upcoming Fall semester
Undergraduate students: Completed 60 hours by the conclusion of Spring 2019
Minimum of 2.5 GPA and be in good academic standing
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Commit to the entire internship experience (10 weeks, 30 hours a week)
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box.
Detailed Class Schedule for Summer 2019 or Fall 2019
Unofficial Transcript (60 or more completed semester credit hours)
Cover Letter (Optional)
Application Submission Guidelines:
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1793 or
Internal Number: R-018414
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