February 2014


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Pamela Biery <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: JIFSAN is accepting applications for internships to begin in the

JIFSAN is accepting applications for internships to begin in the summer

The JIFSAN internship program, a collaboration between the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration and the University of Maryland, has several positions
available beginning in the  summer of 2014 and continuing through the
2014-2015 academic year. JIFSAN interns must have completed at least two
college semesters and be enrolled as undergraduate students at the University
of Maryland, College Park during the time of their internship.

Interns are expect to work part time (8-10 hours/week) during the academic
year and 30 hours/week during the summer of 2014.  Current freshmen,
sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply. Students who plan to graduate
in December 2014 are generally not eligible. After a 100-hour volunteer
commitment, interns are eligible for a paid internship at $10/hour.

The application form (in Word format) and more information about the program
can be found at Complete
descriptions of the open positions can be found at . For more information, contact
[log in to unmask] Applications can be submitted by email or delivered to 1313
Symons Hall. The deadline for applying is March 15. Applications will still
be accepted after that date, but the application review process will already
be underway and positions may be filled.

Interns are needed for the following projects:

JIP-240  Dose-response and Immunological-response Studies in Mice after Oral
Infection with Murinized Listeria monocytogenes
Principal Investigator: Alam, Mohammad S.

JIP-241  Phenotypic Characterizations and Comparisons of Salmonella Isolated
from Tomato-Related Agricultural Environments
Principal Investigator: Bell, Rebecca L.

JIP-242  Project Title: Development of a multiplex qPCR method for detection
and serotyping of Listeria monocytogenes directly from food.
Principal Investigator: Burall, Laurel

JIP-244   Testing a multiplex real-time PCR method for simultaneous
detection of Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli 0157, and Listeria
monocytogenes in FDA regulated foods.
Principal Investigators: Sathyamoorthy, Venugopal

JIP-243  Ensuring Fresh Produce Safety: Susceptibility of Fresh-Cut Produce
to Microbial Invasion; and Produce Safety Practices at Foreign Farms
Principal Investigator: Crowley, Cecilia

JIP-246  Major Allergen Detection by Immunoassays from Processed Complex Food
Commodities Principal Investigator: Khuda , Sefat E.

JIP-248   Food Safety Risk Analysis: Quantitative Risk Assessment
Principal Investigator: Dennis, Sherri

JIP-245  Rapid Detection and Quantitation of Hydrolyzed Gluten
Principal Investigator: Garber, Eric

JIP-247  Evaluation of Quantitative Methods for the Determination of
Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Marine Oil Dietary Supplement Products
Principal Investigator: Srigley, Cynthia

Contact Person: Pamela Biery
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