The ASE Midsummer Conference is a chance for ASE interns to learn about science careers from professionals in the field and experience what a future career in each discipline might entail. Students also get the opportunity to build connections with fellow interns who share similar internships or interests. (This is a required event for all ASE interns.)
Location: Oregon State University
Parking: Be prepared to park at the parking lot outside of Reser Stadium. Plan to purchase a parking pass. More detailed parking information can be found on the OSU Parking Map.
MSC will be a very full day, so ASE staff (and past interns) have a few suggestions to ensure that the day is successful:
- Dress neatly but casually. Several activities may take place outside, and workshops locations are throughout campus, so comfortable, closed-toe shoes are recommended.
- Remember to bring sunscreen and a water bottle.
- MSC includes two seminars, but is also a time to engage and connect with other interns. ASE staff- and the many presenters and volunteers who are giving their time- expect you to have a great experience, but to be attentive and respectful. Plan ahead to avoid disruptions, especially cell phones and schedule changes.
- A light breakfast, and a full lunch and dinner will be served at the conference.