Internships and Research Opportunities
Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Summer Opportunities
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)
Free six week summer preparatory program. Seven medical and dental schools participate.
20 underrepresented students are selected. The program provides a background in cellular biology, human anatomy, basic research skills, and experiences in clinical medicine. Students participate in seminars on minority health care issues, test-taking skills and MCAT preparation, and effective writing and research skills.
National Institutes of Health
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) and Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Engineering or Physical Science
May through August.
Interested in candidates including first generation/low income, women, and students of color; completed at least their sophomore year, have a GPA of at least a 3.0 , be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and have a strong interest in a graduate degree in engineering or physical science.
Math, Biology, Biostatistics: Summer Research
Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute/ Institute for Strengthening the Understanding of Mathematics and Science
June-August. Application deadline: March
Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics
Learn how to apply statistical methods to investigate important health issues! June- July.
Application deadline: March
Amgen Scholars Program - CA Institute of Technology
Caltech introduces student to research during a ten-week summer program. Areas of research include: biochemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, biopsychology, biotechnology, chemical and bio-molecular engineering, chemistry, immunology, microbiology, molecular genetics, molecular pharmacology, molecular, cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, neuroscience, physiological psychology, and statistics.
National Security Agency
The opportunity to learn from top NSA professionals, work with the most advanced technology. Offers numerous programs in the form of internships, scholarships, cooperative education, and other employment programs in a variety of career areas.