Welcome to fiNDscience, a site designed with the purpose of connecting undergraduate students in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame with research opportunities.

  • Abbott Laboratories

    Location: Nebraska
    Time: Summer
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    Abbott's life-changing technology helps people live fully and offers information, medicines and breakthroughs to help manage health. Interns work in functions that include engineering, science, finance, information technology and marketing.

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  • ACCESS Summer Research Program - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    ACCESS offers underserved college students hands-on, mentored experience in a biomedical research laboratory, lectures and discussions, weekly journal clubs, educational workshops, and social activities, encouraging them to apply to PhD programs.

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  • ACS Nuclear and Radiochemistry Summer School Program

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The course includes lectures on nuclear science, radiochemistry, and their applications in related fields, as well DOE national laboratory tours. Laboratory work introduces instrumentation and technology used in basic and applied nuclear science

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  • Advanced Summer Program for Investigation and Research Education (ASPIRE) - Washington University Medical School

    Location: Missouri
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    ASPIRE includes didactic sessions, seminars and mentored clinical and community-based research experience to give undergraduates insight into the infrastructure of research operation and its collaborative process over eight weeks

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  • Allied Health Career Exploration (AHCE) Program

    Location: Virginia
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    AHCE is a two-week summer program where students explore patient counseling, clinical laboratory sciences, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, rehabilitation counseling, radiation sciences, health administration and gerontology.

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  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Spurlock Research Fellowship

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The fellowship allows minority medical students, or students whose project will focus on underserved youth, to explore a research career in substance abuse and/or addiction in relation to child and adolescent psychiatry and present at a conference

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  • Amgen

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Amgen is committed to discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics and offers internships in R&D, marketing, information systems, manufacturing, and other cross-functional areas, guided by practicing professionals.

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  • Amgen Scholars Program

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Scholars take part in research projects at 1 of 13 institutions to gain hands-on lab experience, receive guidance from faculty mentors, and participate in scientific seminars, workshops and networking events like the Amgen Scholars U.S. Symposium

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  • Amgen Scholars Program: Kyoto University, Japan

    Location: International
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The summer research program and equips students with real-world skills and techniques that will be transferable to their future careers in science. Scholars will take part in a wide range of programs both within Kyoto University and the city of Kyoto

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  • Aon

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
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    Aon sells financial risk-mitigation products, including insurance, pension administration and health-insurance plans. Interns work in an environment dedicated to exceeding client expectations and delivering products and services unique to their needs.

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  • Argonne National Laboratory Professional Career Internship Program

    Location: Illinois
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The program offers laboratory operations internships for students pursuing careers in Accounting/Finance, Management/Marketing, Construction Management, Human Resources, Immigration Law, Education, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Science Writing, and more

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  • Argonne National Laboratory Seasonal Internship Program

    Location: Illinois
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
    Deadline: March

    The program offers internships to students pursuing STEM careers. In addition to mentored research activities, participants attend weekly seminars and tours dealing with current topics in science and engineering as well as career development.

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  • Biogen

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Biogen develops innovative therapies for people living with neurological diseases and related therapeutic adjacencies. Experiential learning internships provide industry experience and relationships with experts, building a pipeline of future talent.

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  • BioXFEL Summer Internship for Undergraduates

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The internship incorporates students from the surrounding greater Houston area. Students will be given the opportunity to engage in scientific research projects involving crystallography, biochemistry, protein chemistry and other XFEL-related topics.

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  • Boehringer Ingelheim

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Boehringer Ingelheim is driven by the desire to serve humankind by improving human and animal health. Their student programme has been specially designed to cater for all your needs so that you are free to learn, observe, get involved – and enjoy.

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  • Boston Scientific

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
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    Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient health around the world. Interns will be immersed in real projects with the industry’s brightest minds to create solutions to the problems that truly matter.

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  • BUILDing Scholars

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    This training program for future researchers includes coursework and mentored research in addiction, cancer, environmental health, health disparities, infectious diseases, neurodegenerative and chronic diseases and translational biomedicine.

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  • Camp Sweeney

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
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    Counselors work alongside a medical staff of physicians, residents, and medical students to care for campers with Type 1 Diabetes, as well as leading over 30 different daytime activities, and nighttime special events, while living in camp cabins.

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  • Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR) Program

    Location: Ohio
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    CanSUR provides a cancer biology immersion “boot-camp," followed by a laboratory assignment with researchers studying cancer genetics, cancer cell signaling, experimental therapeutics, and cancer prevention and epidemiology research

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  • CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars (CUPS)

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
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    Students considering a career in public health intern in a variety of settings including community organizations, health departments, university-based programs, and federal agencies, to ensure a future with a more diverse and better trained workforce

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  • Center for Coastal Studies Educational Programs Internship

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Interns assist with environmental education, including on-site programs, off-site programs, summer camps, and festivals. They also staff the SEASpace Marine Discovery Center and beach pop-up tents by giving presentations and answering questions.

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  • Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SCReM-SURF)

    Location: On Campus
    Time: Academic Year
    Deadline: March

    The Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine will support Notre Dame undergraduate students in mentored summer research with center faculty or on a project related to stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, or cell/tissue regeneration.

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  • Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF)

    Location: Illinois
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students in the CTS-URF program spend ten weeks at The Morton Arboretum conducting mentored, independent research on urban ecology, with topics in biology, biodiversity, forestry, genetics, informatics, pathology, entomology, conservation, and more.

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  • Cerner

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Cerner health information and EHR technologies connect people, information and systems around the world. They offer opportunities in software engineering, consulting and roles relevant to health science, information technology, and computer science.

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  • Cohen Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) Summer Research Internship Program

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Clinical research internship positions are available in 6 different pediatric divisions, providing students with a range of options in terms of clinical focus and ambulatory vs. in-patient setting, with opportunities for co-authorship on papers

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  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Undergraduate Research Program (CHSL-URP)

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    Notre Dame will provide full financial support for a student to research molecular biology & cancer, genetics & genomics, neuroscience, plant biology, or quantitative biology at CSHL. The program also includes workshops, seminars and collegial events.

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  • College of Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Rare and Neglected Diseases

    Location: On Campus
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Students with interest in natural histories or laboratory research in rare and neglected diseases, who have already completed at least one semester of work with COS or CRND faculty, can receive a stipend for 9-10 weeks of full-time summer research.

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  • College of Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

    Location: On Campus
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: April

    Students who have already completed at least one semester of research can receive a stipend for full-time summer research, conducted for 9-10 weeks with College of Science (COS) faculty or with current international collaborators at institutes abroad

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  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University PULSE

    Location: New Jersey
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    PULSE provides academic, clinical, research and service opportunities with a focus on urban health needs to underrepresented students. The enrichment program ends with a symposium, where students present posters on their work or research projects.

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  • CURE Program - Northwestern University

    Location: Illinois
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The eight-week-long Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience Program allows 12 underserved college students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences to work alongside top cancer researchers in state-of-the-art laboratories.

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  • Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
    Deadline: January

    Selected students work as interns appointed at one of 17 participating Department of Energy laboratories or facilities. They perform STEM research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission

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  • Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    This program matches undergraduate students interested in research in physiology or biomedical sciences to a physiology department or medical school faculty-led laboratory to do research, as well as conducting a research forum and a lecture series

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  • Einstein Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: Winter

    SUMP offers underrepresented students a unique “shadowing” experience with a physician mentor, medical lectures, hands-on workshop participation, and literature review under the supervision of a research mentor and medical librarians at Einstein.

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  • Emory Winship Cancer Institute Summer Scholars Research Program

    Location: Georgia
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students will work one-on-one with an oncologist or researcher in a real lab or clinic setting, attend field trips, and hear lectures from a variety of specialists in oncology-related careers, to encourage them to pursue oncology research.

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  • Environmental Management Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP)

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Interns will complete research relevant to EM’s mission to complete the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from government nuclear energy and weapons development. Students will also participate in activities at the host laboratory

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  • Environmental Protection Agency Internship Program

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    The EPA offers internships for students to gain paid experience in the Federal government for administrative/clerical positions as well as technical positions in areas such as life sciences, program or policy analysis, and engineering.

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  • Epic

    Location: Wisconsin
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    Epic develops software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier.

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  • EyeU@Indiana University

    Location: Indiana
    Time: Summer
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    Over three days, students will learn about the optometry application process, take part in hands-on activities, and observe demonstrations by some of the optical world’s brightest researchers, while connecting with mentors and the IUSO administration.

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  • Four Directions Summer Research Programs (FDSRP) - Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The FDSRP is an 8-week summer research opportunity for undergraduate students with a commitment to the health of Native American communities to engage in basic science or translational research projects under the supervision of HMS faculty advisors.

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  • Frederik and Lena Meijer Student Internship Program at the Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    This 10-week internship program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to design, collaborate on, and present biomedical experiments using state-of-the-art scientific equipment and technology, under the mentorship of scientific investigators.

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  • Garden Club of America Merit-Based Scholarships

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: Varies by scholarship

    GCA offers 29 merit-based scholarships in 12 areas to support a variety of academic endeavors ranging from summer environmental study and field work to graduate level research, ininstitutions across the nation and the globe

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  • Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Underrepresented and disadvantaged students who want to become physician-scientists will work independently on and present a research project, engage in weekly journal clubs, partake in workshops, go on hands-on field trips, and take a Mock MCAT exam

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  • Genentech

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Genentech is a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering and developing medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Their program offers access to meaningful projects and some of the most accomplished experts in their field.

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  • Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SURP offers students with prior research experience, who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related science, mentored opportunities in the Sloan-Kettering Institute’s eight research programs and numerous hospital departments

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  • Gilead

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
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    Gilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative medicines. Interns contribute to best-in-class science and play a role in transformative business developments.

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  • GlaxoSmithKline

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    GSK is a science-led global healthcare company improving the quality of human life by helping people do more, feel better and live longer. Interns utilize, enhance and develop skills particular to their studies in a practical, engaging environment.

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  • Greehey GCCRI Donal G McEwen, Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research & High School Program

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: April

    The program allows students to conduct hypothesis-driven research in childhood cancer, utilize a wide range of techniques and model systems, gain firsthand experience in both basic science and translational research, and develop communication skills.

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  • Growing up STEM: Discipline-based Education Research REU - North Dakota State University

    Location: North Dakota
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    This program offers an immersive, hands-on, 10-week research experience for students interested in the learning and teaching of STEM at the undergraduate level. Students may have the opportunity to present their research at a national conference.

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  • Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The 11-week research program allows students to participate in on-going field and lab research on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global warming, hurricanes, forest harvesting, and invasive organisms.

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  • Harvard REU Program

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The REU provides interdisciplinary, mentored research opportunities, professional development workshops, faculty seminars, communication workshops, multimedia and public outreach training, community activities, and a final seminar presentation.

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  • Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Internship Program (HIP)

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    HIP provides mentored research experience for students with a strong interest in cell biology in the Harvard Stem Cell Institute laboratory. Interns participate in a stem cell seminar series, a career pathways presentation, and a final HIP symposium

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  • IES Abroad

    Location: International
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    IES offers international internships for a summer or semester by placing students with a reputable company abroad, where they can have an impact.

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  • Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Summer Student Internship Program

    Location: Indiana
    Time: Summer
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    Students will spend 12 weeks working with a Sea Grant specialist on issues affecting the Great Lakes. Internships can include research, communications, and outreach components concerning fisheries, microplastics, lake data analysis, and sustainability.

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  • Illinois Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

    Location: Illinois
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students will become a member of a research group and carry out one or more chemistry projects under the supervision of a faculty member and post-doc or graduate student for ten weeks, along with enrichment and social activities.

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  • Immersive Field Ecology Experiences in Western Montana

    Location: Montana
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January (for early application discount) or later

    FLBS emphasizes experiential learning through direct field-based observation and hands-on use of advanced research instrumentation. For-credit courses involve field trips, overnight camping, and interactions with natural resource professionals

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  • Independent Research in Translational Ecology for Undergraduates - Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The program offers students the chance to design and complete a mentored research project research, publish their results in the online Cary Institute Undergraduate Research Report, and translate ecology research for policy, management and the public

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  • Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI) Undergraduate Clinical and Translational Research Program

    Location: Indiana
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The two-month program allows students to work with Indiana CTSI faculty mentors on projects designed to increase their awareness of and interest in translational research to accelerate the pace of taking medicine from the "bench to the bedside."

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  • Indiana Clinical Translational Sciences Institute

    Location: Indiana
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The internship provides IU and ND students with experience in translational research and the opportunity to work with faculty mentors, medical students, graduate students and fellow undergraduates at the IU School of Medicine Indianapolis campus.

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  • Indianapolis Zoo Internship Program

    Location: Indiana
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
    Deadline: March

    The program offers an opportunity for students to become actively involved in the Zoo’s conservation, research, education and recreation efforts. Interns can enhance their knowledge and experience in various animal care and administrative roles.

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  • Innovation Park Internships

    Location: Indiana
    Time: Summer
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    Many of the businesses at Innovation Park, a collision space designed to catalyze acceleration, entrepreneurship and collaboration, are hiring Notre Dame students, who are encouraged to directly contact the CEO of companies they find interesting.

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  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Diversity Summer Internship Program (SIP)

    Location: Maryland
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The SIP provides experience in research laboratories to students of diverse backgrounds. The purpose of this exposure to biomedical and/or public health research is to encourage students to consider careers in science, medicine and public health.

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  • Kellogg Institute Summer Entrepreneurial Internships

    Location: International
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    ND students work with NGOs and policy institutes in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the US, where they learn about the needs and challenges facing developing countries while offering their skills and talents to work toward sustainable goals.

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  • Lee Teng Undergraduate Fellowship in Accelerator Science

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
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    The internship allows college juniors to complete a mentored research project with experts in accelerator science and technology at one of the national labs, take a lab course in accelerator physics, and attend the summer session of the USPAS.

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  • Lilly

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Lilly unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. Whether your passion is science, technology, engineering or manufacturing, Lilly offers a variety of internship opportunities within STEM.

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  • Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Ethics Research

    Location: Minnesota
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    Each student will work on a mentored research project and participate in educational sessions on bioethics research methods and lunch meetings with faculty. Students may also have the opportunity to shadow physicians or clinical ethics consultations.

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  • Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research in Nephrology and Urology (nuSURF) Program

    Location: Minnesota
    Time: Flexible
    Deadline: January

    NuSURF exposes future biomedical scientists and clinician-scientists to investigative careers in academic urology and basic urologic sciences early in their studies through a mentored 10-week laboratory research experience in basic or applied science

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  • MD Anderson Cancer Center - University of Notre Dame Summer Undergraduate Research Program

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: November

    This program for outstanding Notre Dame undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in cancer research will provide experience in a broad range of topics, including quantitative biology, bioinformatics, imaging, and technology-oriented research

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  • Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) UM-SMART Undergraduate Summer Research Program

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    The 10-week program allows underrepresented students to participate in laboratory biomedical research, physician shadowing, an MCAT prep course, bi-weekly seminars, and a 2-day retreat, to prepare undergraduates for combined MD/PhD programs like MSTP

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  • Merck

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Merck focuses on scientific innovation to deliver medicines and vaccines. Internships offer meaningful assignments and real world experiences in human and animal research & development, engineering & manufacturing, IT, and business.

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  • Mote Marine Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

    Location: Florida
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The Mote REU Program offers 10-week paid research training experiences in estuarine science, including mentored projects, a manuscript-style final paper, laboratory-wide poster presentation, student workshops, and ocean science seminars.

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  • Nanovic European Internship & Service Grant

    Location: International
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The ND grant supports undergraduates who have arranged summer internships or volunteer opportunities in Europe that allow students to build their professional experience while simultaneously sharpening their knowledge of European language and culture

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  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Summer Internship Program

    Location: California
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Students will complete designated projects outlined by their mentors, contributing to NASA and JPL missions of robotic exploration of the solar system. Enrichment activities include tours, lectures, and career advising.

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  • NASA Student Airborne Research Program

    Location: California
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Participants fly onboard the NASA DC-8 and assist in the operation of instruments to sample and measure atmospheric solar radiation, gases and aerosols, before completing an individual research project from the airborne flight data and field sites.

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  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases STEP-UP

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    STEP-UP provides an opportunity for students from diverse backgrounds to engage in mentored summer research in diabetes, digestive, and kidney disease. Students choose their own research site anywhere in the US and present their work at a symposium.

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  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Summer Internship

    Location: Maryland
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Programs at NIH laboratories in MD, NC, MT, MA, and MI provide students with an opportunity to spend a summer working NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.

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  • Naughton Fellowship Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

    Location: International
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Notre Dame students will have the opportunity to conduct STEM research projects with graduate students and faculty at a number of Irish universities, with airfare, accommodation, airport pickup, a cultural enrichment program, and a food stipend included

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  • NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowships

    Location: On Campus
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students will conduct their cutting-edge research project in nanoscience or nanoengineering within a team atmosphere, working with faculty mentors, postdocs, and graduate students in the University’s science and engineering labs or core facilities.

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  • NIH-AMGEN Scholars Program

    Location: Maryland
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Scholars will be immersed in a culture of translational science and will explore important elements of the basic, translational and clinical research enterprise in biomedical research environment, with a customized curriculum and leadership program

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  • Northeast Regional Alliance MedPrep Health Careers Opportunity Academy Program (HCOP)

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: Marcha

    The NERA MedPrep HCOP Academy Program is a free, 3-year summer enrichment opportunity with research, clinical, MCAT and mentoring experience for under-represented or economically disadvantaged college students interested in attending medical school

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  • Notre Dame Physics Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

    Location: On Campus
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students work closely with faculty and graduate students on a variety of current research projects. They not only receive direct experience with a specific project but also exposure to all areas of physics research to encourage future science careers

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  • NSERC-USRA: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Undergraduate Student Research Award

    Location: International
    Time: Academic Year, Flexible, Summer
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    USRAs are meant to fully develop the potential of Canadian residents for a research career in the natural sciences and engineering. They also encourage graduate scholarship by providing research that complements studies in an academic setting.

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  • NYU​ Materials Research ​Science ​and Engineering Center (MRSEC) REU

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    MRSEC offers a ten-week summer program designed to provide unique research experiences, professional development, and increased awareness of materials science and engineering, from the molecular to the colloidal to the macroscopic scale.

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  • Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Student Volunteer Internship Program (SVIP)

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    DOE volunteer responsibilities in DC or Colorado include gathering and analyzing data, participating in meetings and conferences, developing outreach materials, assisting with research projects, program-related tasks, and web design/development.

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  • Pharmacology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Participants will have pharmacology research responsibilities, attend seminars, actively participate in a student journal club, and take part in formal coursework, to prepare them for success in research-intensive doctoral programs

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  • Practicum in Field Environmental Biology, UNDERC East

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
    Deadline: November

    A 3-credit, 10-week summer course focusing on the variety of taxa and natural habitats in the Michigan Upper Peninsula. Includes an independent research project, modules on aquatic, forest, invertebrate, and vertebrate ecology, and a final symposium

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  • Practicum in Field Environmental Biology, UNDERC West

    Location: Montana
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
    Deadline: December

    A 3-credit, 10-week research-focused summer class for undergraduate students who have completed the UNDERC-East course, which includes an independent project, modules on grassland, montane forest, and Native American ecology, and a final symposium

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  • Precision Medicine Research Fellowships at Feinstein Institute for Medical Research (FIMR)

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline:

    This competitive award, given annually to highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students from Notre Dame, enables them to spend eight weeks in summer residence conducting hands-on laboratory and clinical research at the Feinstein Institute

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  • Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science International REU

    Location: International
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The interdisciplinary program for many academic backgrounds emphasizes community geography and GIS and citizen science through mixed methods of sketch mapping, mobile mapping applications, focus groups, in-depth interviews, GIS, and spatial analysis.

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  • Purdue Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins REU

    Location: Indiana
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    This five-week program provides advanced training in the manipulation and analysis of proteins for undergraduate students, facilitating insights into protein biochemistry and understanding of experimental research in the laboratory and more broadly.

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  • Research Assistantship with Arthroscopic Surgeon

    Location: Georgia
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Serve as a research assistant for Dr. Dominic Carreira '95 in multi-center orthopedic clinical outcome studies. Responsibilities include manuscript preparation, grant writing, presentations, patient enrollment and follow-up, and surgery observation.

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  • REU in Multi-Scale Biomolecular Networks (BioNetworks)

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Students will work on research projects under faculty mentors that draw from a range of approaches to study naturally-occurring genetic networks, artificial genetic and metabolic networks, and biomolecular structure, function, and evolution.

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  • REU Program in Chemistry - University of Cincinnati

    Location: Ohio
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students work with faculty mentors in their general area of interest to develop chemistry research skills, with the chance to present and publish results. Discussion sessions will contribute to the educational and professional development of students

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  • REU Program in Microbiology - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Location: Nevada
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Students will work with faculty mentors in developing and doing hypothesis-based projects on microorganisms from diverse habitats or explore the mechanisms of magnetotaxis, sporulation, soil formation, microbial adaptation, or producers and consumers

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  • Roche

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
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    Roche is a biotech company with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Interns assume proactive responsibility for projects and get first-hand insight into our activities, processes, and working with colleagues and stakeholders.

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  • Rutgers University CCMI Coral Reef Internship

    Location: International
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Interns develop projects that contribute to the evaluation of protected areas through practice and theory of coral reef conservation and ecology, including connectivity, critical habitats, marine invasions, population restoration, and spatial planning

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  • San Antonio Program for Undergraduate Research in Renal Science (SPURRS)

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students will work with a faculty mentor on a medical research project related to the kidneys and urinary tract. They will also participate in seminars and conferences with other students, physicians and scientists about how kidneys function and fail

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  • Scientia's Charles Edison Foundation Fellowship

    Location: On Campus
    Time: Academic Year
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    The fellowship provides two Notre Dame undergraduate students with $1,500 each for a full academic year, to help students who are unable to fully commit to undergraduate research because of financial circumstances and on- or off-campus employment.

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  • Sens Research Foundation Summer Scholars Program

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    In addition to enhancing laboratory and critical thinking skills in mentored biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, the program focuses on the development of scientific communication skills through practical writing assignments.

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  • Short-Term Educational Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP)

    Location: Pennsylvania
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    STEP-UP provides an opportunity for students from diverse backgrounds and communities to participate in summer research in the areas of diabetes, nutrition, obesity, and digestive, kidney, and hematological diseases.

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  • Short Term Educational Program (STEP) towards Digestive & Metabolic Physiology

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    STEP is specifically targeted to students from mathematics, physics engineering, computational sciences and other quantitative backgrounds to apply their expertise to mentored research relevant to digestive and metabolic physiology and diseases.

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  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internship

    Location: Maryland
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SERC offers students hands-on experience in environmental research, including environmental chemistry and marine, estuarine, molecular and terrestrial ecology, through independent mentored research projects and a public engagement emphasis.

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  • SOARS Research Mentoring Community

    Location: Colorado
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program, which seeks involve students from underrepresented groups in up to four summers of research and prepare them for science careers.

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  • Stanford Biosciences SSRP-AMGEN Scholars Program

    Location: California
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Intended for students pursuing PhD programs, SSRP matches scholars with a faculty member and lab mentor to craft a biosciences research project. The program includes professional development and graduate school preparation and ends with a symposium.

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  • STAR - Summer Trainee in Aging Research Program

    Location: Maryland
    Time: Summer
    Deadline:

    STAR allows students to gain hands-on experience and attend weekly seminars presented by NIA scientists. At the conclusion of the program, students present their data developed from their research project at the NIA Summer Student Poster Day.

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  • St. Jude Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program

    Location: Tennessee
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The program offers students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, or public health to gain short-term training experience (summer internship) in laboratory or clinical research on oncology

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  • Stowers Summer Scholars

    Location: Missouri
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The program provides collaborative laboratory experience for science students interested in graduate school and a future in academic research, focusing on developmental genetics and neuroscience, cell and computational biology, technology and modeling

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  • Summer Academic Enrichment Program (SAEP)

    Location: Virginia
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Open to c students interested in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy or physical therapy as a healthcare career, SAEP is a six-week summer program where participants develop academic skills to help them become competitive for professional school admissions

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  • Summer Biology Undergraduate Research Experience at Johns Hopkins

    Location: Maryland
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The 10-week JHU BioREU provides a mentored research experience for undergraduates, focusing on visualization of macromolecules in biological research, especially imaging and structural techniques to study important biological systems and phenomena.

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  • Summer Cardiovascular Research Internship Program (SCRIP)

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    SCRIP offers an opportunity for undergraduates to perform cutting-edge cardiovascular research ranging from fundamental science and translational medicine to community health. The interns will also participate in professional development activities.

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  • Summer Health Professions Education Programs

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Implemented at 12 US universities, each institution provides scholars with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop.

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  • Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program - Harvard Medical School

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SHURP is a ten-week mentored summer research program dedicated to improving the participation of historically underrepresented students in graduate programs, as part of the Summer Research Early Identification Program of the Leadership Alliance.

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  • Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program

    Location: Alabama
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SIBS provides students instruction in the techniques of modern biology while they become integrated members of a vibrant clinical and scientific community through hands-on, educational mentored research projects in the biomedical sciences.

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  • Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: Janauary

    SIBMI is for students who aspire to contribute to translational advances in biomedicine with a future PhD or research-oriented MD or MD/PhD and includes didactic lectures, clinical case studies, communications tutorials and mentored research projects

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  • Summer Internship Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health - Harvard University

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students will complete their own 8-week mentored laboratory research projects with a focus on disease prevention, including cell growth and gene regulation, cellular metabolism, DNA modification, cellular signaling, and structure-function analyses

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  • Summer Physiology Undergraduate Researcher (SPUR) Program

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    SURP allows students to gain hands-on experience and contribute to advancing biomedical research with a faculty member and lab team, discuss ethics with graduate students, and attend Cellular and Integrative Physiology “faculty spotlight” sessions.

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  • Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) Columbia

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    This program includes public health coursework; hands-on field experience and immersion in a diverse, economically disadvantaged urban environment; seminars and lectures with public health leaders; and mentoring by faculty members

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  • Summer Research Fellowship Program - National Institute of Mental Health

    Location: Dist. of Columbia
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Biomedical Research matches student interests with a basic neuroscience laboratory or clinical branch. Participants work with established investigators to receive training in procedures and conduct research

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  • Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    The 8-week SROH offers placements in faculty life and physical sciences labs, faculty lectures, meeting discussions of student projects, and field trips for students considering Ph.D. careers in humanities, social sciences, and life/physical sciences

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  • Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) - Northwestern University (The Graduate School)

    Location: Illinois
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The eight-week SROP couples research training, a paper, and presentation with workshops and activities that prepare students for the graduate school application process, success in graduate school, and the development of their professional careers.

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  • Summer Research Trainee Program (SRTP) - Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    The SRTP provides underrepresented minority students with an 8-week overview of opportunities available in biomedical research and clinical medicine. Students undertake and present mentored original projects at MGH laboratories or clinical sites.

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  • Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS) Program - Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH)

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    The STARS internship provides underrepresented minority undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in shadowing and basic, clinical and translational mentored research projects during an 8-week summer program at BWH and Harvard Medical School.

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  • Summer Undergraduate Program in Immunology - Harvard Medical School

    Location: Massachusetts
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    The program provides participants with a combination of weekly lectures and laboratory work with faculty from the Immunology Graduate Program and includes extensive interactions with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and a final presentation

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  • Summer Undergraduate Research in Physiology (SURP)

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SURP offers underrepresented undergraduates the opportunity to conduct and present mentored individual or team-based graduate-level research and attend development seminars, to prepare students for advanced studies in Ph.D. programs at the University

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  • Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) with University of Texas at Austin Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    SURI students research hot energy topics with world-class faculty members. Interns receive an insider look at graduate level work to learn about the diverse areas of petroleum and geosystems engineering and build strong relationships with their cohort

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  • Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (SUROP) Kansas State University

    Location: Kansas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The nine-week SUROP gives undergraduates from under-represented groups first-hand experience with the experimental research process, completing a mentored project and attending seminars to prepare for graduate school and other advanced study.

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  • Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Biological Sciences and Chemistry

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The program allows students to conduct mentored independent research projects in biological science, biomedical science, chemistry, or environmental science, to expose talented undergraduates to the practices of a professional scientific career.

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  • The DaVinci Grant Program

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    Undergraduates who wish to carry out summer interdisciplinary research or creative projects may receive Notre Dame funding. Students may independently design their projects or propose a project related to an aspect of their faculty mentor's research.

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  • The “Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainability in the 21st Century” REU Program

    Location: Kansas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February priority deadline

    The program provides students with in-depth, hands-on technical exposure to one aspect of sustainable energy and a broader exposure to sustainable energy and its impact on society through mentored chemistry, engineering, or geology research projects.

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  • The Plant Genome Research Program REU Internship at the Boyce Thompson Institute

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    The BTI offers 10-week internships in plant genome laboratory research and bioinformatics, allowing students to work side-by-side with experts in the fields of biology/biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics and development, plant sciences, and genomics

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  • Traveler Summer Research Fellowship Program

    Location: New York
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SURP gives premedical students insights into health issues affecting traditionally underserved groups through mentored laboratory or clinical research, a cardiovascular physiology lecture series, shadowing, counseling, and talks by minority physicians

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  • UC San Francisco Summer Research Training Program

    Location: California
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Students will work with UCSF faculty members on research projects and take part in seminars, lectures, and social events. At the program’s end, students give research presentations and receive feedback from students, postdocs, and faculty.

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  • Undergraduate Pipeline Network (UPN)

    Location: New Mexico
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    UPN students conduct full-time, mentored research in Neuroscience, Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease, Health Disparities, Environmental Toxicology & Pharmacology, and Infectious Disease, to prepare for post-baccalaureate education

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  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

    Location: Ohio
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SURF offers 7 different fellowships and programs in mentored clinical, translational, or basic biomedical research, with focuses in cancer, neuroscience, cardiology, pediatrics, biomedical informatics, and pharmacology and experimental therapeutics.

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  • University of Colorado Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students (GEMS)

    Location: Colorado
    Time: Summer
    Deadline:

    GEMS provides lectures, professional-development workshops, and mentored opportunities in basic and translational research in heart, lung and blood diseases, exposing multicultural students to the realistic lifestyle of biomedical research.

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  • University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL)

    Location: South Carolina
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    The SREL studies national and international radioecology and houses the world’s only chronic low-dose experimental facility. Students will work in the field and the lab for six weeks, to investigate the impacts of radionuclides on the environment.

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  • University of Iowa Summer Microbiology Undergraduate Research Program

    Location: Iowa
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    This program provides a 10-week, hands-on, mentored research experience for undergraduates considering a PhD in microbiology or an allied discipline, with projects focusing on the structure and formation of bacteria, viruses, and prokaryotic cells.

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  • University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    The 10-week program will match students to faculty-led laboratories to research topics such as atherosclerosis, genetic cardiomyopathies, blood clotting disorders, cardiac arrhythmias, vascular biology, and heart failure, with a final research forum

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  • University of Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program

    Location: Michigan
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: January

    Through field placements, skill building workshops and mentorship, FPHLP provides students with opportunities for growth, learning and awareness in public health, with the goal of reducing disparities and increasing diversity in the field.

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  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln Summer Research Program

    Location: Nebraska
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    The program offers mentored research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields and an interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program, along with meaningful social and professional development activities.

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  • University of North Texas NSF-REU Program

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    All projects in the interdisciplinary chemistry REU involve collaboration between two or more experimental and computational research groups, a career program, local company tours, communication training, research boot camps, and an ethics component

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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Interdisciplinary Biomedical SURP

    Location: Pennsylvania
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: March

    SURP matches students contemplating graduate school in the biomedical sciences to mentors to conduct cutting-edge laboratory-based research, as well as participate in weekly seminars and lab meetings, and present their findings at the program’s end

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  • University of Pittsburgh Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment Program (SPAEP)

    Location: Pennsylvania
    Time:
    Deadline: February

    Underrepresented pre-med students strengthen academic skills and enhance their knowledge in science, scientific writing and public speaking through enrollment in two non-credit courses, MedBio and Med English, in a small group learning environment.

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  • University of Tennessee Knoxville Chemistry Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

    Location: Tennessee
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    Program participants will work on a research project under the direction of a faculty mentor in analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, or polymer chemistry. The program will also offer multiple seminars, workshops, site visits, and social events.

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  • US Department of State Pathways Internship Programs

    Location:
    Time:
    Deadline:

    The program through the US Department of State provides students with opportunities to explore Federal careers while being paid for the work performed.

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  • U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year
    Deadline: March

    The program is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world and at bureaus and offices in the United States, to provide substantive learning experiences in a foreign affairs environment.

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  • UT Health San Antonio Institute of Drug Development Oncology Research Internship (ORI)

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline:

    The internship will provide students with an up-close and personal view of the drug development process by working closely with staff in each of our research departments and then with an assigned mentor in an area they would like to explore further.

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  • UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Quantitative and Physical Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF)

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    QP-SURF demonstrates to students in the physical and quantitative sciences how their knowledge and skill sets are applied in mentored biomedical engineering, biophysics, computational biology, or quantitative/analytical chemistry laboratory research

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  • UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SURF students work on individual laboratory research projects with faculty, in most areas of modern biomedical engineering, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and cancer, cell, micro- and molecular biology, with added optional classes

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  • UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Institution for the Study of Kidney Disease (SURISKD) Program

    Location: Texas
    Time: Summer
    Deadline: February

    SURISKD give students individual research project training experience in the labs of graduate school faculty to prepare for Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. careers in kidney-related research, from embryonic development and physiology to kidney cancer and imaging

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  • Vincent P. Slatt Fellowships for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes

    Location: On Campus
    Time: Academic Year, Flexible, Summer
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    The fellowship provides opportunities for students to conduct energy-related research with ND Energy affiliated faculty members, to support students who wish to gain a deeper understanding of energy-related issues and topics through research and discovery

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  • Zimmer Biomet

    Location: Multiple Locations
    Time: Academic Year, Summer
    Deadline:

    Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader with a comprehensive portfolio designed to maximize mobility and improve health through modern tools, personalized strategies, and solutions for surgery and more.

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