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Internships

Here you will find information about the different undergraduate internship programs offered in the biological and biomedical fields

Biological Ecological
Biomedical Economically/Educationally Disadvantaged
Biomedical/Molecular Minority
Corporate Molecular/Cellular Biology
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Biological

Program

Deadline

Academy of Natural Sciences REU Pending Funding
American Museum of Natural History REU in Evolutionary Biology February 15, 2011
American Society for Microbiology: Undergraduate Research Fellowship February 1, annually
Boston University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) February 15, 2012
Caltech's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships--SURF February 22, 2011
Carnegie Institution of Washington Geophysical Laboratory Summer Intern Program in Geoscience February 28, 2011
Carnegie Mellon University - SURP, NSF REU Program February 1
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research Program January 15, 2012
Department of Energy - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) February 1, 2012
Emory University: Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURE) February 11, 2011
FBI, Honors Internship Program November 1 - 19, 2010
FBI, National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime Volunteer Internship Program March 1 or November 1
Institute of Food Sciences Summer Scholars Program

February 15, 2011

Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs February 15, 2011
The Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) February 1, 2012
Los Alamos National Laboratory Undergraduate Student (UGS) Program Ongoing
Louisiana State University Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Biological Sciences February 9, 2011
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Fellowship January 14, 2011
NASA-Ames Research Center Education Associates Program Ongoing
NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) Spring 2012: Oct. 11, 2011
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Summers of Discovery Program March 1, annually
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration--Student Research Participation Ongoing
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Student Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Ongoing
Pepperdine University Summer Undergraduate Research in Biology February 14, 2011
Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE) February 1, annually
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research October 15 & March 15, annually
Shoals Marine Laboratory Internship February 15, 2012
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internship Program

WInter/Spring: Nov. 15, annually;
Summer: Feb. 1, annually; Fall: June 1, annually

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Internships Ongoing
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Research Internships Ongoing
Smithsonian National Zoological Park Friends of the National Zoo Summer: Feb. 15, annually; Fall: June 15, annually; Spring: Oct. 15, annually
Smithsonian National Zoological Park Conservation & Research Center Varies according to program
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute February, May, August & November 15, annually
University of California, San Francisco Summer Research Training Program February 1, 2011
University of Delaware Marine Sciences Summer Internship February 18, 2011
University of Michigan's Health Management Summer Enrichment Program February 12, 2012
University of Rochester Medical Center Summer Undergraduate Research Programs March 1, 2012
University of Wisconsin -- Great Lakes WATER Institute Summer Internships March 1, 2011
US Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarships and Internship Closed for 2010
Vanderbilt University Summer Science Academy February 1, annually
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute - Summer Student Fellowship Program February 15, annually

 

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Biomedical

Program

Deadline

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program February 1, annually
American Heart Association Undergraduate Student Research Program January 26, 2012
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Summer Medical Education Program March 1, annually
Baylor College of Medicine: Summer Medical and Research Training (SMART) Program February 1, annually
Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP) Internships Ongoing
Center for Science in the Public Interest: Public Interest Internship Program Ongoing
Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati -- Undergraduate Summer Student Program February 15, 2012
Cornell University - Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program February 1, 2011
EID Advanced Laboratory Training Fellowship February 11, 2011
Four Directions Summer Research Program February 8, 2012
Hartford Hospital Summer Student Research Fellowship Program February 10, 2012
Hartford Hospital Student Internships & Shadowing Programs Annually
Hunter College, City University of New York Summer Program for Undergraduate Research at the Center for Study of Gene Structure & Function Febuary 28, annually
Loyola University Chicago Undergraduate Summer Research Program February 15, 2012
Mayo Graduate School Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) February 1, annually
Medical College of Georgia Student Training and Research Program (STAR) February 6, 2012
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Fellowship January 14, 2011
National Cancer Institute: Cancer Research Training Award March 1, annually
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Summers of Discovery Program March 1, annually
National Institute of Health Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research March 1, annually
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Summer Program in the Neurological Sciences March 1, annually
New York University Center for Neural Science Hughes Undergraduate Summer Research Program March 17, annually
Pasteur Foundation--French Biomedical Summer Undergraduate Internships December, annually
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program March 1, annually
University of California, San Francisco Summer Research Training Program February 1, 2011
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Pre-Medical Enrichment Program (SPEP) March 1, 2011
University of Michigan's Health Management Summer Enrichment Program February 12, 2012
University of Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (LSSURP) February 15, annually
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Research Opportunities in Pharmacology March 31, 2011
University of Pennsylvania Summer Internships in the Biomedical Sciences February 1
University of Rochester Medical Center--Strong Children's Research Center Summer Training Program February 29, 2012
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) February 10, 2012
University of Virginia Summer Reseach Internship Program February 15, annually
Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy February 1, annually
Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Pharmacology February 1, annually

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Biomedical/Molecular

Program

Deadline

Cornell Plant Genome Research Student Internship February 3, 2012
Milwaukee School of Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates in Rapid Prototyping TBD
NIH-NSF Bioengineering and Bioinformatics Summer Institutes Program February 11, 2011
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - Nanonetwork February 9th online: February 16th paper
Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at New York University School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program February 1, 2012
University of Cincinnati Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship February 15, annually
University of Pennsylvania Summer Internships February 1
University of Rochester Summer Undergraduate Research Programs March 1, 2012

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Corporate

Program

Deadline

Abbott Laboratories Internships Annually
Amgen January and late April
AstraZeneca Internship Program  
Bayer Corporation Search Student Access
Berlex Summer Internship Program Search Internships
Biogen Summer Internship Program End of March
Colgate-Palmolive Company Ongoing
Eli Lilly and Company Ongoing
Genentech Summer Internship Program Ongoing
Genzyme Internship Program Ongoing
GlaxoSmithKline: Summer Intern Program Will begin January 4, 2011 and end February 25, 2011
Johnson & Johnson Internships Ongoing
Human Genome Sciences Internships Located under position type
Merck  
Novartis Ongoing
Pfizer Global Research and Development Internship Program February 2010
Roche Summer Intern Program  

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Ecological

Program

Deadline

American Rivers (PDF) Three months - appointments throughout the year
Environmental Health Traineeships & Fellowships Rolling basis
Environmental Protection Agency--Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Undergraduate Student Fellowships December 12, 2011
Institute of Ecosystem Studies February 5, 2011
Harvard University's Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology First Friday in February
Kansas State University Konza Prairie Biological Station REU March 1, annually
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Interns & Internships Varies by program
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Internship Program Year round
The Student Conservation Association Varies
University of Virginia Mountain Lake Biological Station February 20, 2011

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Economically or Educationally Disadvantaged

Program

Deadline

Leadership Alliance: Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) February 1, 2012
Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Summer Undergraduate Research Program February 1, 2011
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities January 15, annually
National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program February 28, 2011
Purdue University MARC/AIM Summer Research Program March 1, 2011
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) February 1, annually
Stanford Summer Research Program in Biomedical Sciences February 2
Tufts University Sackler School Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students February 15, annually
University of Connecticut Health Career Opportunity Programs, Summer Research Fellowship Program February 27, 2012
University of Michigan's Health Management Summer Enrichment Program February 12, 2012
University of Utah Summer Research Opportunities Program for Underrepresented Students February 22, 2011
Washington University in St Louis BioMed Research Apprentice Program (BioMedRAP) February 1, 2012

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Minority

Program

Deadline

Association For Women In Science Internships Ongoing
Center for the Advancement of Hispanics in Science and Engineering Education (CAHSEE): Young Educators Program (YEP); Young Engineer and Scientist Program (YESP); SAT/SOAR Program Varies according to program
Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Summer Research Program for Students from Historically Underrepresented Students February 20, annually
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Summer Research Opportunities Program February 10, 2010
Cornell University, Gateway to the Laboratory Program February 2, annually
Harvard Medical School Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program February 1, 2011
Howard University - The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program December 3, 2010
Johns Hopkins Medicine: Minority Summer Internship Program February 1, annually
Leadership Alliance: Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) February 1, 2011
Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Trainee Program March 5, 2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Summer Undergraduate Research Program March30, annually
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities January 15, annually
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Intramural Research Opportunities Program Oct. 15 application; Oct. 31 references
Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC): Western Washington University, Minorities in Marine Science Undergraduate Program (MIMSUP) November 12, 2010
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) February 1, annually
Smithsonian Institution's Minority Internships February 1, annually
Smithsonian Institution's Native American Internships February 1, annually
Stanford Summer Research Program in Biomedical Sciences February 1, 2011
Tufts University Sackler School Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students February 15, annually
UNCF Merck Science Initiative for African Americans (Blacks) December 1, 2009
University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences Minority International Research Training Program February 8, 2010-Or until filled
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine Premedical/Predental Enrichment Program (UCLA PREP) March 1, 2011
University of California, San Diego - Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences (STARS) February 26, 2010
University of Connecticut Health Career Opportunity Programs, Enrichment Programs April 9, 2010
University of Michigan's Health Management Summer Enrichment Program February 4, 2011
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment Program March 1, annually
University of Utah Research Access for Minorities Program February 22, 2011
Vanderbilt University Minority Summer Research Program February 1, annually
Vanderbilt University Vascular Biology Summer Research Program for Minority Students February 1, annually
Washington University BioMed Research Apprentice Program (RAP) January 31, annually
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute - Minority Fellowship Program February 15, annually

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Molecular/Cellular Biology

Program

Deadline

University of California, Berkeley Amgen Scholars Progam February 1, 2011
University of Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (LSSURP) February 15, annually
University of Minnesota Summer Bioinformatics Institute  
Vanderbilt University Molecular and Cellular Biology Summer Program (IGP) February 1, annually

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