Internships & Research

Internships & Research Opportunities


Department of Energy Scholars Program: Offers paid internships, research opportunities, and individual development for undergraduate and graduate students. OPENS OCTOBER 2014.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program: A 10-week summer program that places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide to enhance coverage of science-related issues in order to improve public understanding and appreciation of science and technology. CLOSES JANUARY 15, 2015.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP): Competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Recipients participate in a 10-week summer laboratory research experience. Closes March 3, 2014.

NOAA/Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship: Up to $8,000 of academic assistance per school year for full-time study during the junior and senior years, plus a required, 10-week, paid ($650/week) internship during the summer between the junior and senior years at NOAA or a NOAA approved facility. Closes January 2014.

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program: A 10-week internship program is designed to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research, under the guidance of an appropriate research mentor, at a participating Navy laboratory. Closes January 13, 2014.

American Mathematical Society: Provides links to institutions offering undergraduate research opportunities in mathematics. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

Association of American Medical Colleges: Provides links to institutions offering undergraduate research opportunities related to medicine. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

Department of Homeland Security: Offers a variety of scholarships, fellowships, internships and training opportunities to expose talented students to the broad national security mission. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

National Wildlife Federation Internships: Brings undergraduate students and recent graduates to its offices nationwide, where they can experience many aspects of NWF's conservation mission. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates: Funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Opportunities: Oak Ridge supports a number of internships, scholarships, and fellowships and research experiences for undergraduate and graduate students. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

Pathways to Science: Links to research and internship opportunities for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students with a focus on connecting underrepresented groups in STEM to funding, mentoring and resources. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

The Physics Nucleus: Lists student research positions and internships for research groups, science departments, laboratories, and companies from around the world with a focus on physics and astronomy. MULTIPLE CLOSING DATES.

Service Opportunities


Engineering World Health Summer Institute: Sends students and young professionals in engineering and science to three countries — Nicaragua, Rwanda, and Tanzania — where their skills are put to use repairing medical equipment that saves patients’ lives. Closes January 2014.