Summer Research Internship Opportunities- off campus
Amgen Scholars Program: Provides faculty-mentored summer research opportunities for undergraduates focused on science and biotechnology. The summer experience is anchored by a national symposium held at UCLA, and all Scholars attend. Click here for more information.
Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grants: Psi Chi is an international honor society in psychology. All undergraduate Psi Chi members are eligible to apply for these undergraduate research grants. The purpose of this program is to provide funds for members to defray the cost of conducting a research project. Summer Internship Grants available for up to $5000. DEADLINE: Early March. Click here to apply .
Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is now accepting applications for
Summer 2014. The DOE Scholars Program
offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the
agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a
competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety
of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are
available in a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities
DEADLINE: January 12. Click here to apply.
2014 ICPSR Summer Undergraduate Internship Program, an intensive, 10-week program in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for students interested in social science research. This is a Research Experiences for Undergraduates program (see below under National Science Foundation).
The National Science Foundation funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program (REU= Research Experiences for Undergraduates). An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location. (Note- For REUs, you go to a university different from your own institution….). These awards are quite prestigious and quite competitive. By using the web page, Search for an REU Site, you may examine opportunities in the subject areas supported by various NSF units. Also, you may search by keywords to identify sites in particular research areas or with certain features, such as a particular location. Students must contact the individual sites for information and application materials. NSF does not have application materials and does not select student participants. A contact person and contact information is listed for each site.
NSF and NASA funded programs for students: More info
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), is seeking Summer ORISE Fellows to focus on public health issues related to the environment. DEADLINE for application: January 17, 2014. WEBSITE: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/orise.html
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) Disciplines. DEADLINE for application Jan 6, 2014. Website: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/
STEM Internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Visit http://www.orau.org/ornl for more info and application materials.
The priority deadline for the Summer 2014 LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. programs in Washington, DC is coming up on February 7. Please pass the announcement below to students in your honors programs who may be interested in spending a summer interning and earning credit in the nation’s capital. Students will earn up to 9 credits and are guaranteed an internship in the fields of public policy, international affairs, journalism, communication, business, or the nonprofit sector. Please encourage students to apply for the priority application deadline of February 7 to receive special scholarship consideration. More information on our programs may be found at www.DCinternships.org. Thank you for your time and consideration. If you have any questions, I may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.986.0384.
Davidson-Broughton Summer Program Davidson College sponsors an eight-week summer academic program for undergraduates at Broughton Hospital in Morganton, N.C., a state psychiatric facility serving western North Carolina. The program is an internship in clinical settings at the Hospital; students earn credit for one course from Davidson College as Practicum in Psychology (PSY 290). This course is taught by the Staff Psychologist at Broughton Hospital who is an adjunct faculty member at Davidson College. Besides working in the hospital, students have periodic discussion sessions with the faculty member and attend a weekly seminar with presentations by clinical staff at the Hospital. Expected rotations include: Adult Services, Acute and Adult Services, Long-Term, Specialty Services: Adolescent, Geropsychiatry, and Deaf Services, DEADLINE: April 1, 2014
National Endowment for the Arts: http://www.nea.gov/about/jobs/internships.html
National Endowment for the Humanities: http://www.neh.gov/about/human-resources/neh-internship-program
Smithsonian Institution: http://www.si.edu/OFI/Internships
Duke Lemur Center: http://lemur.duke.edu/education/undergraduate/