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Division of Biological and Physical Sciences
Resources for Science Majors

Listed here are resources for science students such as links to degree requirements, student organizations, professional schools, summer research fellowships, internships, summer and full-time employment, courses at other institutions, scholarships, and other opportunities for science majors. We learn of new programs frequently, so check this page often to learn of new offerings.

For visitors to this site who know of opportunities that may be of interest to DSU science majors, and would like informaiton posted here, please send details to Dr. John Tiftickjian.

DSU undergraduate programs in sciences

The links below lead to curriculum descriptions (PDF files) for degrees offered in the division.


Delta State University Scholarships

A number of scholarships are available to Delta State students who major in the sciences. Students of all majors are eligible for university scholarships. Division scholarships are designated for science majors and have specific requirements that vary with each award.

More information…

Employment opportunities

We post here full-time and part-time job opportunities for science majors. More job openings, and much for information for science job seekers is available through the Delta State University Career Services office.

DSU Career Services

Students who are nearing graduation are urged to register with this office and take advantage of their services. In addition to posting job openings, the Career Services office offers:

  • MonsterTRAK on-line job search engine
  • career events that bring numerous employers to campus to recruit students
  • on-campus interviewing services
  • FOCUS Career Assessment, which helps students assess where they are in the career planning process, measures interests and personality, and provides in-depth career exploration tools
  • one-on-one career coaching assisting students in the decision making process, goal setting, academic planning, and job search execution
  • career workshops in topics such as resume writing, interviewing skills, business etiquette, professional behavior in the workplace, networking, professional image, budgeting after graduation, and demystifying the graduate school process

Internships with the National Park Service

The National Park Service offers several internships for 2011 at Assateague Island National Seashore.

Spring Internship: March 7th – May 27th, 2011
Summer Internship: May 31st – August 19th, 2011
Fall InternshipAugust 29th – November 18th, 2011

Duties and Responsibilities: Interns will assist staff in estuarine water quality monitoring, tide gauge maintenance, beach water quality monitoring, vegetation studies, wetland surveys and various other natural resource management activities. Interns will gain experience working in a National Park, using water quality analytical instruments, and acquiring valuable hands-on experience conducting resource management field studies. People with skills and interests in estuarine, marine, vegetation, wildlife, geophysical and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply.
For additional information and instructions on how to apply, contact:

Eric Sherry
Assateague Island National Seashore
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, Maryland 21811

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Division of Biological and Physical Sciences
Delta State University, Cleveland, MS 38733

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and was last modified December 7, 2010