Subject: JIFSAN internships available

Description:
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 http://jifsan.umd.edu/internship-program/. Complete
descriptions of the open positions can be found at
http://jifsan.umd.edu/internship/available. 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: Stephanie Carrington-Brown
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Contact Phone Number: 301-405-3353
Website URL: http://jifsan.umd.edu/internship-program/