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

BiologicalEcological
BiomedicalEconomically/Educationally Disadvantaged
Biomedical/MolecularMinority
CorporateMolecular/Cellular Biology
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Biological

Program

Deadline

Academy of Natural Sciences REUPending Funding
American Museum of Natural History REU in Evolutionary BiologyFebruary 15, 2011
American Society for Microbiology: Undergraduate Research FellowshipFebruary 1, annually
Boston University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)February 15, 2012
Caltech's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships--SURFFebruary 22, 2011
Carnegie Institution of Washington Geophysical Laboratory Summer Intern Program in GeoscienceFebruary 28, 2011
Carnegie Mellon University - SURP, NSF REU ProgramFebruary 1
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research ProgramJanuary 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 ProgramNovember 1 - 19, 2010
FBI, National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime Volunteer Internship ProgramMarch 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) ProgramOngoing
Louisiana State University Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Biological SciencesFebruary 9, 2011
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory FellowshipJanuary 14, 2011
NASA-Ames Research Center Education Associates ProgramOngoing
NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP)Spring 2012: Oct. 11, 2011
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Summers of Discovery ProgramMarch 1, annually
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration--Student Research ParticipationOngoing
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Student Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)Ongoing
Pepperdine University Summer Undergraduate Research in BiologyFebruary 14, 2011
Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE)February 1, annually
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of ResearchOctober 15 & March 15, annually
Shoals Marine Laboratory InternshipFebruary 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 InternshipsOngoing
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Research InternshipsOngoing
Smithsonian National Zoological Park Friends of the National ZooSummer: Feb. 15, annually; Fall: June 15, annually; Spring: Oct. 15, annually
Smithsonian National Zoological Park Conservation & Research CenterVaries according to program
Smithsonian Tropical Research InstituteFebruary, May, August & November 15, annually
University of California, San Francisco Summer Research Training ProgramFebruary 1, 2011
University of Delaware Marine Sciences Summer InternshipFebruary 18, 2011
University of Michigan's Health Management Summer Enrichment ProgramFebruary 12, 2012
University of Rochester Medical Center Summer Undergraduate Research ProgramsMarch 1, 2012
University of Wisconsin -- Great Lakes WATER Institute Summer InternshipsMarch 1, 2011
US Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarships and InternshipClosed for 2010
Vanderbilt University Summer Science AcademyFebruary 1, annually
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute - Summer Student Fellowship ProgramFebruary 15, annually

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Biomedical

ProgramDeadline
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research ProgramFebruary 1, annually
American Heart Association Undergraduate Student Research ProgramJanuary 26, 2012
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Summer Medical Education ProgramMarch 1, annually
Baylor College of Medicine: Summer Medical and Research Training (SMART) ProgramFebruary 1, annually
Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP) InternshipsOngoing
Center for Science in the Public Interest: Public Interest Internship ProgramOngoing
Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati -- Undergraduate Summer Student ProgramFebruary 15, 2012
Cornell University - Travelers Summer Research Fellowship ProgramFebruary 1, 2011
EID Advanced Laboratory Training FellowshipFebruary 11, 2011
Four Directions Summer Research ProgramFebruary 8, 2012
Hartford Hospital Summer Student Research Fellowship ProgramFebruary 10, 2012
Hartford Hospital Student Internships & Shadowing ProgramsAnnually
Hunter College, City University of New York Summer Program for Undergraduate Research at the Center for Study of Gene Structure & FunctionFebuary 28, annually
Loyola University Chicago Undergraduate Summer Research ProgramFebruary 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 FellowshipJanuary 14, 2011
National Cancer Institute: Cancer Research Training AwardMarch 1, annually
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Summers of Discovery ProgramMarch 1, annually
National Institute of Health Summer Internship Program in Biomedical ResearchMarch 1, annually
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Summer Program in the Neurological SciencesMarch 1, annually
New York University Center for Neural Science Hughes Undergraduate Summer Research ProgramMarch 17, annually
Pasteur Foundation--French Biomedical Summer Undergraduate InternshipsDecember, annually
Summer Medical and Dental Education ProgramMarch 1, annually
University of California, San Francisco Summer Research Training ProgramFebruary 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 ProgramFebruary 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 PharmacologyMarch 31, 2011
University of Pennsylvania Summer Internships in the Biomedical SciencesFebruary 1
University of Rochester Medical Center--Strong Children's Research Center Summer Training ProgramFebruary 29, 2012
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)February 10, 2012
University of Virginia Summer Reseach Internship ProgramFebruary 15, annually
Vanderbilt Summer Science AcademyFebruary 1, annually
Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program in PharmacologyFebruary 1, annually

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Biomedical/Molecular

ProgramDeadline
Cornell Plant Genome Research Student InternshipFebruary 3, 2012
Milwaukee School of Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates in Rapid PrototypingTBD
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 ProgramFebruary 1, 2012
University of Cincinnati Summer Undergraduate Research FellowshipFebruary 15, annually
University of Pennsylvania Summer InternshipsFebruary 1
University of Rochester Summer Undergraduate Research ProgramsMarch 1, 2012

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Corporate

ProgramDeadline
Abbott Laboratories InternshipsAnnually
AmgenJanuary and late April
AstraZeneca Internship Program
Bayer CorporationSearch Student Access
Berlex Summer Internship ProgramSearch Internships
Biogen Summer Internship ProgramEnd of March
Colgate-Palmolive CompanyOngoing
Eli Lilly and CompanyOngoing
Genentech Summer Internship ProgramOngoing
Genzyme Internship ProgramOngoing
GlaxoSmithKline: Summer Intern ProgramWill begin January 4, 2011 and end February 25, 2011
Johnson & Johnson InternshipsOngoing
Human Genome Sciences InternshipsLocated under position type
Merck
NovartisOngoing
Pfizer Global Research and Development Internship ProgramFebruary 2010
Roche Summer Intern Program

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Ecological

ProgramDeadline
American Rivers(PDF)Three months - appointments throughout the year
Environmental Health Traineeships & FellowshipsRolling basis
Environmental Protection Agency--Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Undergraduate Student FellowshipsDecember 12, 2011
Institute of Ecosystem StudiesFebruary 5, 2011
Harvard University's Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in EcologyFirst Friday in February
Kansas State University Konza Prairie Biological Station REUMarch 1, annually
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Interns & InternshipsVaries by program
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Internship ProgramYear round
The Student Conservation AssociationVaries
University of Virginia Mountain Lake Biological StationFebruary 20, 2011

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Economically or Educationally Disadvantaged

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

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Minority

ProgramDeadline
Association For Women In Science InternshipsOngoing
Center for the Advancement of Hispanics in Science and Engineering Education (CAHSEE): Young Educators Program (YEP); Young Engineer and Scientist Program (YESP); SAT/SOAR ProgramVaries according to program
Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Summer Research Program for Students from Historically Underrepresented StudentsFebruary 20, annually
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Summer Research Opportunities ProgramFebruary 10, 2010
Cornell University, Gateway to the Laboratory ProgramFebruary 2, annually
Harvard Medical School Summer Honors Undergraduate Research ProgramFebruary 1, 2011
Howard University - The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars ProgramDecember 3, 2010
Johns Hopkins Medicine: Minority Summer Internship ProgramFebruary 1, annually
Leadership Alliance: Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)February 1, 2011
Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Trainee ProgramMarch 5, 2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Summer Undergraduate Research ProgramMarch30, annually
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented MinoritiesJanuary 15, annually
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Intramural Research Opportunities ProgramOct. 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 InternshipsFebruary 1, annually
Smithsonian Institution's Native American Internships February 1, annually
Stanford Summer Research Program in Biomedical SciencesFebruary 1, 2011
Tufts University Sackler School Summer Research Program for Undergraduate StudentsFebruary 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 ProgramFebruary 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 ProgramsApril 9, 2010
University of Michigan's Health Management Summer Enrichment ProgramFebruary 4, 2011
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment ProgramMarch 1, annually
University of Utah Research Access for Minorities ProgramFebruary 22, 2011
Vanderbilt University Minority Summer Research Program February 1, annually
Vanderbilt University Vascular Biology Summer Research Program for Minority StudentsFebruary 1, annually
Washington University BioMed Research Apprentice Program (RAP)January 31, annually
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute - Minority Fellowship ProgramFebruary 15, annually

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Molecular/Cellular Biology

ProgramDeadline
University of California, Berkeley Amgen Scholars ProgamFebruary 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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