Internships/Scholarships Available

DeLaval Manufacturing’s Research and Development Department in Kansas City, Mo., is seeking a student to be a winter intern for a full-time, temporary position, beginning Jan. 15, lasting a minimum of three months and a maximum of six months. DeLaval is a leading global supplier of formulated detergents, sanitizers and topical disinfectants. The position will include performing design of experiments and laboratory experiments to work on specific product development projects with senior scientists of the R&D department. This would be a great learning opportunity in various aspects of product development in an industrial setting. The position would also include helping develop an understanding of solving scientific problems leading to commercial products. Salary would vary depending on skills and experience. Qualifications /skills that would be required for this position include having the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, having completed two years of chemistry toward a degree in chemistry, having basic chemistry and mathematical skills to work in the chemistry laboratory performing wet experiments, having the ability to use Microsoft Office or equivalent software such as spreadsheets, presentations and work processing applications, having the ability to implement, plan and critically evaluate research, having the ability to review, understand and interpret a variety of technical data and having the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of professionals. If you are interested in this position, send a cover letter and résumé to For more information about DeLaval, visit or

The Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Greater Kansas City is offering educational grants and interest free loans, to female college senior or graduate students, who are residents of the greater Kansas City area, attending Kansas or Missouri schools. The Kansas City area is defined as Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte, and Ray counties in Missouri and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas. Applicants must be a senior or graduate level student at the beginning of the next academic year, with at least a 3.0 grade point average. Sorority membership is not required to apply for this program. To be considered for a grant or loan, a completed application form, all required supporting material, and a letter of reference must be on file with the Grants and Loans Committee by Feb. 16, 2008. Applications are available online at

The Missouri Travel Council will offer two $1,000 scholarships to currently enrolled sophomores, juniors or seniors in an accredited college or university in the State of Missouri. Applicants must be pursuing a hospitality related major such as hotel/restaurant management, parks and recreation, etc., must be a current resident of Missouri, and must have a grade point average of at least 3.0. To obtain an application and further qualifications for this scholarship, please stop by the Truman State University Financial Aid office in McClain Hall 103. Deadline for application submission is March 1, 2008.
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