Science Internship and Summer Jobs Opportunities

Here are locations in Industry, Universities and Government Laboratories that have expressed interest in supporting Internships and Summer Jobs for Undergraduate Science Majors. Students may participate in these internship programs without registering for credit in a LVC internship course.

Note: This page is always in the process of being updated.  Check it again from time to time to see the latest additions.  If you find a link that does not work, please contact Dr. Dahlberg at




Organization Address Contact Status

Adhesive Research

400 Seaks Run Road
P.O. Box 100
Glen Rock, PA 17327
Phone: (717) 235-7979
Toll Free: (800) 445-6240
Fax: (717) 235-8320
Adhesive Research Home Page

Agricltural Research Service - USDA

Beltsville, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
and other locations including Wyndmoor, PA.
Agrucltural Research Service Internships

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) hires students in various roles throughout the organization during the school year and each summer.

Airforce Research Laboratory

Space Scholars Program: Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Massachusetts; and the National Solar Observatory , Sunspot, New Mexico


Energy Scholars Program: Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site , Maui, Hawaii

Airforce Research Laboratory Internships

The Space Scholars Program invites undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students in the areas of science and engineering to participate in a unique summer program that may lead to graduate fellowships and full-time employment. These opportunities exist in the Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate

The Directed Energy Scholars Program invites undergraduate, masters, and doctorate students in the areas of science and engineering to participate in a unique summer program that may lead to graduate fellowships and full-time employment. These opportunities exist in the Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL ) Directed Energy Directorate

American Chemical Society



Experimental Programs in Chemistry - EPiC

Summer Industrial Internship - SCI 

Opportunities throughout the US, United Kingdom, France, Italy and Germany.


ACS Internships for Undergraduates


ACS International Research Experiences


 SCI program 

Opportunities searchable by Region, State, Company Name, Interest Area and Experience Type.

Areas of Interest include fields outside of chemistry.

The ACS is also sponsoring the International Research Experience for Undergraduates.

and the Industrial Internships for Chemists and Chemical Engineers

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

ASBMB Homepage

The ASBMB is the biochemists version of ACS.  Internship opportunities listed by state at the bottom of the page.
Amgen Scholars Program in Biotechnology

California Institute of Technology

Columbia University

Howard University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stanford University

University of Califoria at:


   Los Angeles

   San Diego

   San Francisco

University of Washington

David Wildasin
(717) 651-9700

Amgen Scholars Programs

Summer reasearch at 10 universities in the areas of biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophychology, biotechnology, chemistry, medical pharmacology, microbiology, molecular gentics, molecular medicine, molecular pharmacology, molecular & cell biology, neurobiology, pathology, staticstics, toxicology and other related fields.

Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above and an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D.-Ph.D.

Arkema Inc 900 First Ave.
King of Prussia, PA 19406-0936
For background see:
Arkema Homepage
Go to Arkema Homegage and click on the Careers tab.  Then click on View Our Career Opportunities.  Many internship and co-op opportunities in Pennsylvania and several other states.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Willmington, DE and throughout the world

You can search from the Careers page at
AstraZeneca Careers

Other opportunities throughout the world may be found at the AstraZeneca Careers page.  There you can search and apply.

Bayer Consumer Care Division 400 West Stoever Avenue,
Myerstown, PA 17067
and throughout the world.

National and International Opportunities see:
Bayer Internship Homepage

Baylor College of Medicine
SMART Program
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
One Baylor Plaza, N 204K
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 798-5915
Baylor College of Medicine SMART Program
The Summer Medical and Research Training Program is for undergraduate students who are interested in exploring a career in scientific research. SMART encourage Ph.D.-oriented candidates to apply. Up to 100 students are recruited for the SMART Program from across the nation.

Bettis Laboratory



West Mifflin, PA (Pittsburgh), Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Charleston, South Carolina Bettis Internships The Bettis Laboratory is solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, which is a joint Navy-DOE program responsible for the research, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of U.S. nuclear-powered warships.  Each year, Bettis hires approximately 20 students for its summer intern program.  Candidates for internship positions should be undergraduate (completed sophomore year) and graduate students majoring in metallurgical, electrical, mechanical, chemical, civil, or nuclear engineering. Students majoring in computer science, material science, numerical analysis, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and business management will also be considered. Candidates should have a record of high academic achievement (3.2-4.0 GPA).
Biologic Company P.O. Box 177
Willow Hill, Pa. 17271
Phone (717)349-2789
Monday-Friday 9-5 EST
Biologic Company BioLogic grows, formulates, and sells, natural insect parasites and pathogens of pests.  They are looking for immediate hires, but also have internships.
Boren Scholarship Summer Initiative for STEM Majors
Overseas Boren Scholarship program

The Boren Scholarships offer a special initiative for undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) majors. The scholarships fund up to $8,000 for summer study (minimum of 8 weeks) for students majoring in the STEM fields.
All other applicants must plan to study overseas for at least a semester. STEM field majors are also encouraged to apply for semester and year programs.

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Upton (Long Island),

New York, 11973

Brookhaven National Laboratory Internships and Programs

Open to undergraduates interested in engineering, physics, chemistry and science education. 

Secondary Science education majors pay special attention to the Pre-Service Teachers Program - PST

Many of these programs have early deadlines because of security clearances.  Apply early (October or November).

California State University - Channel Islands

Biology Internship Link Page

Opportunities throughout the US

Biology Internships Link Page A great link page to internships in biological and biomedical fields.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention


Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health Program

10-week summer environmental internship for undergraduate students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked.

Deadline Feb. 1, 2012

Central Intelligence Agency -CIA

Washington DC area

CIA Opportunities Click on Student Opportunities.  The application period is August 1 - October 30.
Cleveland Clinic Center for Reproductive Medicine Dr. Ashok Agarwal
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk A19.1
Cleveland, Ohio 44195 USA
Tel: 216-444-9485; Fax: 216-445-6049
Cleveland Clinic Internship Program Those interested in short-term research experience during the summer or at other times. Recent high school graduates, college students interested in conducting cutting-edge basic science or clinical research in the field of reproductive medicine can apply to our program. 
Summer Internship Program,
Colgate-Palmolive Company,
Colgate-Palmolive Careers Page Click on: Colgate-Palmolive Careers Page.

Columbia University Biology


High Energy Physics



Biology Internships Link Page High



High Energy Physics REU Internship

Link page like this one dedicated to summer opportunities in Biology and related fields


Nevis Summer Research Program

Conrell Univeristy
Ithaca, NY

Center for Material Science Laboratory

Accelerator-Based Science and Education

For locations see:
Corning Locations
Corning Career Page

Click on Corning Career Page, Then click on Search for Opportuunites,

Then search keyword Internship

Department of Commerce
Department of Commerce headquarters, Department of Commerce division offices, and field centers. See:
Department of Commerce Internships

Opportunities to participate in hands-on education and training related to the Department of Commerce. Disciplines include business; life, health, and medical sciences; communications and graphic design; computer science; physical sciences; business; communications and graphic design; mathematics.  Deadline - Third Tuesday in January for summer.  Weekly stipend of $450 for undergraduates; $125 per week housing allowance and limited travel reimbursement; accidental medical expense coverage provided.

Department of Energy, DOE Office of Science Education,
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education,
and National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Many Internships Programs at Several Locations

See the many opportunities at:
WDTS Program Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists Program.

DOE Scholars Program 

Mickey Leand Fellowship 

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education - ORISE   and Oak Ridge Associated Universities - ORAU
DOE ORISE internships

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program - SULI
DOE SULI internships

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - NREL
DOE NREL internships

Internships in many areas. 
Department of Homeland Security National Laboratories throughout the country. Department of Homeland Security Internships

Several internship programs with the US Department of Homeland Security.

Des Moines Univeristy
Des Moines, Iowa
DMU Health P.A.S.S. program

Des Moines University’s Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars program – DMU Health P.A.S.S. – is a great way for promising college sophomores and juniors to prepare for and enhance their chances of getting into medical school and other health professions programs. The three-week program is high-quality, hands-on and FREE.

Dow Agrosciences Positions for R&D field station research are located throughout the US whereas the laboratory-based R&D positions are located at our headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.
Dow Agrosciences Summer Summer Research

Dow AgroSciences has positions available for students seeking summer internship opportunities. These opportunities are full-time positions available from May until August. Applicable majors would include: Biology (biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, entomology, microbiology, molecular biology, plant pathology, or plant physiology) and Chemistry (analytical, organic, or physical.

Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia, PA See:
Drexel Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Undergraduate research opportunities in such areas as biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, neuroscience, microbiology, immunology, pathobiology, pharmacology and physiology.
The Endocrine Society Opportunities in Universities throughout the country. See:
Endocrine Society 

The Endocrine Society offers Summer Research Fellowships to encourage promising undergraduate students, medical students and student's entering graduate school to pursue careers in endocrinology. The Society provides each student recipient with a $4,000 stipend to participate in research projects under the guidance of a Society member for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer.

Environmental Protection Agency - EPA

National Center for Environmental Protection


 EPA Internship Programs

Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20535-001
FBI Internships Information and click on Inernship Programs on the left menu.

seeking students for internships in several programs

Government programs tend to have early deadlines due to security clearances.  Apply by October or November for summer positions.

Gensyme Pharmaceutical

Cambridge, MA

Gensyme Internships

Georgia Tech Department of Biology


Aquatic Chemical Ecology Program

They will be hosting 10 undergraduate researchers this summer at Georgia Tech in their REU program focused in Aquatic Chemical Ecology. The full-time, 10-week program will start May 24 and run until July 31.  Participants will receive a stipend of $5000 plus accommodations with kitchen facilities in university housing, and help with travel expenses to and from Atlanta. This program is an excellent choice for undergraduates majoring in any field of biology, chemistry, earth/ocean science, civil engineering,
environmental engineering, chemical engineering, and related bioengineering areas. The application deadline is February 15, 2015.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)
Several locations in Germany RISE - Summer Research in Germany The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - in cooperation with science organizations in North America and Germany— is pleased to invite undergraduate students from the US and Canada in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth Sciences and engineering to apply for a summer research internship in Germany. RISE summer placements take place with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany. The RISE interns are matched with a doctoral student whom they assist and who will also serve as their mentor.

Gerstner Sloan-Kettering

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciendes

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Ten-week research program is designed for approximately 20 outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences. $3000 stipend and housing.
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Opportunities in Raleigh, NC; Greater Philadelphia Area and soon in Marietta, PA. See:
GlaxoSmithKline Internships
Junior or Senior with at least a 3.00 GPA
Good Samaritan Hospital Fourth and Walnut
Lebanon, PA
Hospital Volunteering

Governor Dick Environmental Center

Governor Dick Park

Mt. Gretna


Park at Governor Dick

Looking for interns for the spring and summer.

Possible projects include creating an educational walking tour.

Hershey Foods Corporation 100 Crystal A Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

See the career page at:

Hershey Careers Page

Internships in chemistry, biology and microbiology

Go to Careers Page and click on The Hershey Company Job Search.  Then choose field and locations.  Student interships are with permanent jobs.

Hershey Gardens and Butterfly House

Hershey Gardens

170 Hotel Road
Hershey, PA 17033



Hershey Gardens is looking for an outgoing individual who works well with people and is interested in learning about the care of butterflies and hands on gardening. The internship is a minimum 12-week time commitment between May and August. The internship is a paid position, 40 hours per week with two days of gardening and three days in the Butterfly House once the House opens in late May. Some weekend hours will be required in the Butterfly House.

See: Hershey Gardens

Institute for Defense Analysis
Virginia and Washington DC IDA Internships Each year, IDA hires several paid student interns at its Virginia and Washington, DC facilities to work for approximately 12-18 weeks during the summer months. Each intern is assigned to work with members of the IDA research staff on interesting and challenging tasks associated with various research studies involving national security.   They seek both undergraduate (junior and seniors) students with strong GPAs (3.3 or above) in any one of a wide variety of disciplines including computer science, mathematics, chemistry, physics, operations research, engineering, materials science, international relations, policy science, social and behavioral sciences, statistics, finance and economics.
Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor, Maine
Jackson Laboratory Summer Program
Outstanding students conduct interdisciplinary biomedical research as apprentices in the laboratories of staff scientists. The Laboratory, an NIH designated cancer research center, is located in the coastal Maine community of Bar Harbor, adjacent to Acadia National Park.  All students receive room and board in a dormitory setting (2-4 students per room). Regular start students will receive a total stipend of $3,600, and early start college students will receive a total stipend of $4,400.
Johnson and Johnson
Several Locations
in the US
Johnson and Johnson Interships and Jobs
Seeking Students for Internships.

Kelley Scientific Resources

World Wide
Kelley Scientific Resources 

Kelley Scientific Resources is one of the worlds largest science placement agencies and temp agencies in the world. It is one of the first places to go when looking for a job in the sciences.

Lab Support

Harrisburg Office:(717)652-8910

Philadelphia Office: (610)-9830

Pittsburgh Office: (412)-321-1143

Rochelle Park, NJ Office: (201)221-7030

Woodbridge, NJ Office: (732)636-1497


Lab Support

Science recruiter and laboratory staff supplier.


Will help you write a resume and find a job in science.

Lancaster Laboratories Recruiting
2425 New Holland Pike
PO Box 12425
Lancaster, PA 17605

Lancaster Labs Career Page


Anaytical chemistry laboratory for soil, food, pharmaceuticals and etc.

Lebanon Valley College - Arnold Internship Grant

Arnold Internship Grant

Qualified LVC students are strongly encouraged to apply for an internship grant.  Previous recipients have profited from rich internship experiences throughout the United States and abroad. 

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Lehigh Valley, PA
LVHN Research Scholar Program

The program provides structured educational research opportunities for undergraduate. The summer session - 8 weeks, and the fall and spring sessions - 10 weeks. Students apply for positions offered by health network departments. Each position involves a combination of research,  professional and clinical observations.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - SURF Rochester, Minnesota, Jacksonville, Florida, and Scottsdale, Arizona.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine SURF Program

Summer in biomedical research for those interested in becoming a MD or MD-Ph.D..  Each year, 80-90 undergraduate students from around the United States come to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., to work beside both young and established scientists on a broad range of biomedical research questions.

Deadline Feb. 1, 2012

McCormick and Co. Inc. Technical Innovation Center
202 Wight Avenue.
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

McCormick Career Information
Search Jobs or submit  application.
Merck & Co.

One Merck Drive, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

West Point,PA and mnay other locations.

Merck Internships Information Seeking outstanding, self starting, students for research internships.
NASA Numerous locations throughout the country.
NASA Internships Information NASA Internships are educational hands-on traineeships that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students as well as educators. These internships integrate participants with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related, real-world task completion.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIESH) Research Triangle Park, NC

NIEHS Summer Research Program

The NIEHS Division of Intramural Research (DIR) established the Summers of Discovery Program for which internships are given to outstanding high school, college undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical/biological sciences. Scientific disciplines within the DIR include neurosciences, signal transduction, biophysics, genetics, cancer biology, reproductive and developmental biology, gene regulation, DNA repair, pharmacology, pulmonary biology, molecular toxicology, clinical research, statistics, bioinformatics, epidemiology, computer modeling, and risk assessment.

National Institute of Health (NIH) 2 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0240

NIH Undergraduate Training Programs

Summer Internships and Scholarship programs for students interested in biomedical fields.

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network - NNIN - Research Experience for Undergraduates - REU

Cornell University, Stanford University, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, Harvard University, Howard Univeristy, Penn State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Texas-Austin, University of Washington, University of California-Santa Barbara, University of New Mexico, and North Carolina State University.

NNIN Research Experience for Undergraduates


Summer research in nanotechnology. Students are assigned to a specific research project and will make a meaningful research contribution to their research group. Each project involves hands-on nanotechnology research with state-of-the-art equipment. Each student will be working on an individual research project, with support from faculty, student mentors, and facility staff.  The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network ( NNIN ) is an integrated partnership of thirteen user facilities, supported by NSF, providing unparalleled opportunities for nanoscience and nanotechnology research.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA)


Earnest P Hollings Fellowship Program


NOAA Hollings scholarship program is designed (1) to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) to increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; (3) to recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the Federal, state and local levels of government; and (4) to recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the US. Majoring in a discipline area related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, or education, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA's programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; computer and information sciences; and teacher education.
Deadline Feb. 22, 2007

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (REU)

Many Universities
throughout the Country

About the Program

Search for Universities Participating in REU

Supports science students from small colleges doing summer research at Ph.D. granting institutions.  All fields.
National Solar Observatory

Sacramento Peak, NM

Kitt Peak, AZ

National Solar Observatory

Many opportunities for undergraduates at the two NSO locations.

Nemours / Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE Nemours Children's Hospital Internships

10-week paid scholarships are available for undergraduate students to pursue biomedical research.

Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and interest in Basic and Applied Sciences, Healthcare, Pre-Med or related fields.


Deadline Jan. 20, 2012.

Old Dominion University Department of Ocean Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Norfolk, VA

Ocean Earth and Atmosphere REU Program focuses on climate change and sea level rise in a coastal urban environment. Students will work one-on-one with experts in oceanography, devising a research plan, conducting research in the field, and presenting their findings. Stipend $5000.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation - Materials Testing Division


Harrisburg, PA


Jobs and Internships in Engineering, Chemistry, and Physics.

Penn State University

Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA


Hershey Medical Center Summer Research




Shadowing Program


Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP) for college undergraduate students who are curious about careers in the biological sciences.  The American Heart Association also supports a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program specifically for students interested in cardiovascular research.

You may also apply to Observe or Shadow a staff member at the Hershey Medical Center.  Choose form on the right.

Penn State University Hershey Mecial Center -

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Core Facility

Hershey, PA

For information contact Ms. Judy Perry, Staff Assistant at

phone: (717) 531-6069

or contact Dr. Dahlberg

The MRI research group has paid summer research internships for students in the following areas:

Physics - background in E & M, electronics, programing (especially MATLAB).

Biology and Biochemistry - with an interest in neuroscience.

Penn State University

Department of Chemistry

University Park, Pa See:
Penn State Chemistry Research Science
The Department of Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program gives undergraduate students opportunities to participate in frontier chemistry research at a major research facility.

Penn State University

Department of Physics

University Park, Pa See:
Penn State Material Research Science
Positions are also available for research projects in laboratories associated with the Penn State University Material Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC). These positions are located in various Penn State departments and are open to undergraduate students who are majoring in physics, chemistry, material science, all branches of engineering, etc. and have an interest in materials research.
Central Research
Several Locations
including Groton Ct,
Pfizer Careers Page
Seeking Students for Internships.
Pinnacle Health Hospitals Harrisburg Hospital
Polyclinic Hospital
Seidle Hospital
Community Gerneral Osteopathic Hospital
Hospital Volunteering, Shadowing and other programs
The SRT is responsible for various PinnacleHealth sponsored events that gives participants the opportunity to shadow healthcare professionals and learn more about healthcare careers. 
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Princeton, NJ See:
PPPL Summer Research Opportunities
Many programs in areas related to plasma physics.
Proctor and Gamble
Several Locations
including Cincinnati, OH
and Norwich, NY
P and G Careers Page
Search for internships using the Jobs Search

Rochester Institute of


Internship Link page

Biology and Biotechnology internship and research opportunities all over the country and the Carribean


RIT Internship Link Page

Great Biology and Biotechnology Internship Link page organized by organization, field, or state.  Even  list opportunities for freshman undergraduates, as well as pre-med and pre-vet majors.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Summer Research

Buffalo, NY

See the many opportunities at:
Roswell Park Summer Research

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) offer summer research experiences in programs designed to give undergraduates an opportunity to learn and become active participants in basic biological research.

Current Junior standing required.

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, NM 87123

Sandia National Laboratories Internships and Programs

Open to undergraduates interested
in engineering, biology, biochemistry, physics, and chemistry.
SNL Mission

Apply early (October -November) because of security clearance.

Sigma-Aldrich Chemicals Located throughout the world including Bellefonte, PA. Sigma-Aldrich Coop Program The program gives students in the scientific community the opportunity to gain hands on experience working with high technology analytical instrumentation and techniques in one or more of the following areas: Enzyme Analysis, Chromatography, Molecular Biology, Wet Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Cell Biology. Positions are available in our Analytical Services, Production and R&D departments. Students have an opportunity to conduct independent research, which is then presented to a Company-wide audience.   Will accept freshmen.
Smithsonian Envirnomental Research Center Locate 7 miles
S. of Annapolis, MD.
On West shore of
Chesapeake Bay
SERC Homepage
SERC Internships
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center is a global leader in the study of ecosystems in the coastal zone.

State University of New York

Stony Brook

Mineral Physics Institute

Stony Brook, NY

See the many opportunities at:
Stony Brook MPI Summer Research Program

The Mineral Physics Institute offers select students a paid opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research in our 10-week Summer Scholars Program. Students are matched with existing research groups led by Institute faculty representing all of the physical sciences and mathematics. Research is conducted in our state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities, including the National Synchrotron Light Source at nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory. Students may also register to earn up to 6 credits of Stony Brook University undergraduate research course work for their participation in the program.  Deadline March 27, 2008

Syracuse University Biomaterials Instititue
Syracuse, NY
Materials Institute REU

Undergraduate students majoring in the following disciplines: Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or Physics with an interest in Biomaterials Science. Most Students will have completed their junior year, although talented students with less experience will be considered for acceptance in the program. Stipend $5400.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Inc.
World wide including Bala Cynwyd, PA and Buffalo, NY. See:
Teva Pharmaceutical Career Page

Major producer of generic pharmaceuticals world wide

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

See the many opportunities at:
Thomas Jefferson Summer Research Program

Summer Research Programs in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Molecular Cell Biology and several other medically related fields.

United States Department of Agriculture

Many locations Summer Opportunities and Internships

USDA's student opportunities are designed to combine academic studies with on-the-job training and experience and to give students an opportunity to work with USDA while completing their education. USDA provides undergraduate students with paid opportunities to serve as assistants to scientific, professional, administrative, and technical employees.  Each USDA Mission Area or Agency manages its own programs.

United States Department of Homeland Security

Many locations Summer Opportunities and Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) Disciplines.

University of Akron

College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

Polymer Science Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research

Students will participate in a 12-week summer internship to investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer science and polymer engineering including chemistry, physics, characterization, and biomaterials. Chemistry, Physics, Engineering and Biomaterials majors. Deadline Feb. 1.


University of Cincinnati
Biomedical Sciences
Research & Graduate Education
Summer Research Programs
PO Box 670548
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0548

Biomedical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research

Seeking students considering a career in biomedical sciences for summer research opportunities.


University of Delaware College of Earth Ocean and Environment

The marine science internship program will take place at the University of Delaware's College of Marine and Earth Studies Hugh R. Sharp Campus in the resort community of Lewes, Delaware.

See: Marine and Earth Studies Program

Students between their junior and senior years will receive preference. Interns will work with faculty and research staff in a graduate student atmosphere on a research topic in chemical, physical, or biological oceanography, marine biology, marine geology, or marine biochemistry. Student support includes a $5,500 stipend, dormitory fee, tuition for the one-credit course, and travel assistance.

University of Iowa - Medical Science Training Program - SMUR

Program Directors
Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Program
The University of Iowa
Medical Scientist Training Program
1186 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City, IA 52242-1811 Phone: (800) 551-6787

See: Medical Science Training Program

The University of Iowa SUMR Program offers an intensive experience for undergraduates (biological or physical science majors) interested in combined MD/PhD training for a career as a physician-scientist. The program provides students with experience in research laboratories and exposure to clinical medicine and medically-relevant research.

University of Maryland

Estuarine Science

Chesapeake Biological Lab or Horn Point Lab of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

Maryland Sea Grant REU

The Maryland Sea Grant’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports fifteen students to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. It’s a special opportunity to develop your research skills and interests by working with top scientists to study one of America’s most significant coastal resources. The program is designed for students majoring in marine science, ecology, environmental science, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, and mathematics. Stipend is $6000.

University of Michigan

Summer Programs

Univeristy of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

See the many opportunities at:
Chemistry REU Program

For REU programs at other universities see NSF above.

University of Michigan

Medical School
SMART Programs

Univeristy of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

See the many opportunities at:
UM Medical School SMART

UM-SMART is designed for undergrads who are potentially interested in obtaining a combined MD/PhD degree leading to a career in academic medicine focused on basic research relevant to human diseases.  This program may help you decide if this is the right career for you, and could enhance your competitiveness when applying to MD/PhD programs.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2016

University of Missouri

National Nuclear Chemistry Summer Schools

University of Missouri

125 Chemistry Building,

Columbia, MO 65211


See the many opportunities at:
National Nuclear Chemistry program

The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring two INTENSIVE six-week Summer Schools in Nuclear and Radiochemistry for undergraduates. The Schools are held at Brookhaven National Laboratory (Eastern Site, Long Island, NY) and San Jose State University (Western Site, San Jose, CA). Funding is provided by the US Department of Energy. ellowships include a stipend of $4000, all tuition and fees, transportation to and from the Summer School location, housing, books, and laboratory supplies.

University of Nebraska

Summer Programs

University of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

See the many opportunities at:
Home of Science Research Programs

The Nebraska Summer Research Program is committed to quality mentoring and research projects. We limit our summer offerings to active research labs and projects led by faculty who have established themselves as excellent undergraduate student mentors. Programs in Bioenergy, Biomedical, Chemistry, Health, Math, Nano, Physics, Redox, Sustainability, and Virology.

University of Pennsylvania Department of
Biomedical Studies

421 Curie Boulevard
160 Biomedical Research Building (BRB) 2/3
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6064
(215) 898-1030
See the many opportunities at:
U of Penn Biomedical Internship page

The Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP) provides an intense research experience to students interested in graduate study in the biomedical and biological sciences. Interns complete ten weeks of full-time laboratory research, attend state-of-the-art research seminars, and receive career counseling from program faculty and administrators. The program seeks to encourage and prepare talented students to pursue careers in scholarly research

University of Pennsylvania Department of Physics

Outreach Page

Government and University Internships See the many opportunities at:
U of Penn Physics Outreach Programs
Several types of programs for Physics and related areas.

University of Pittsburg

Department of Computational and Systems Biology

Computational Biology Program
"Simulation and Visualization of Biological Systems at Multiple Scales" is a 10-week program that provides a challenging research experience in computational biology. Students from a wide variety of academic backgrounds, including the life, physical, and computer sciences and various engineering disciplines. Deadline March 2.
Upstate Medical University Syracuse NY
Upstate Medical University SURP Program

2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program. The aim of the SURF program is to expose undergraduate students to biomedical research. In an intensive ten-week summer program, undergraduates with appropriate faculty help will formulate their own proposal, carry out research under the supervision of one of our faculty, write a research paper and have the opportunity to see their work published. In the process, students will attend research seminars and participate in discussions on alternative careers in research and how to apply to graduate school.

Wadsworth Center

Department of Biomedical Sciences

New York Department of Health

Albany, NY

Wadsworth Center Undergraduate Research
Seeking Biology, Physics, Mathematics or Computer Science majors who will have completed sophomore year before summer for research program in molecular and cellular biosciences.  Deadline Feb. 1, 2006.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
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Washington D.C. 20036
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Washington Center
A non-profit organization providing internship opportunities in the Washington D.C. area.

Washington University

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

St. Louis, MO Summer Opportunities at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Now in its tenth year, the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Summer Research Program offers undergraduate and medical students an excellent introduction to several aspects of radiological sciences research.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Academic Programs Office
Clark Laboratory, MS #31
360 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Phone: (508) 289-2219
Fax: (508) 457-2188
Woods Hole Summer Student Fellowship Program Summer Student Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate students completing their junior or senior year at colleges, studying in any of the fields of science or engineering with at least a tentative interest in the ocean sciences, oceanographic engineering, mathematics, or marine policy.