Summer REUs & Internships

  • The Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS) program provides underrepresented minority (URM) medical and undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in basic clinical and translational research projects at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and in conjunction with Harvard Medical School (HMS). This program is designed to enhance the research capabilities of URM undergraduate and medical students and to encourage these scholars to pursue advanced graduate and medical education and training at BWH and HMS.

    Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents who are undergraduate students of junior or senior standing OR first-year medical students. Members of a group traditionally underrepresented in the sciences (African-American, Alaskan/Hawaiian Native, Hispanic, or Native American) are especially encouraged to apply. Students will receive a stipend for food and other necessities, travel compensation to and from Boston, and housing for the duration of the 8-week program. Applications are due January 25, 2019. For more information, visit the website: http://cfdd.brighamandwomens.org/events-and-programs/pipeline-programs/bwh-stars-program/

  • Brandeis University REU

    September 24, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in the Biological and Physical Sciences is a 10-week program for students to gain more research experience and to explore careers in the sciences. The two specialized programs are:

    • REU in Cell & Molecular Visualization
    • REU in Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)

    US citizens and permanent residents who are in their sophomore or junior year of college are eligible to apply. Students will receive a stipend, housing, and meal allowance. Applications are due February 1, 2019. For more information, visit the website: http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/undergrad/summerResearch/

  • University of Notre Dame offers two field biology research programs for the summer of 2019. Apply now to spend the summer studying northwoods ecology in Michigan's Upper Peninsula or studying the ecology of an intermountain valley in Montana. The program offers 10 weeks of environmental biology research, and students receive three-credits along with tuition, housing, and a stipend.

    Applications are due November 9, 2018. For more information, visit the website: http://underc.nd.edu

  • Boston University SURF

    September 19, 2018 at 3:27 pm

    The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is designed to promote access to graduate education among undergraduate students, especially those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences who wish to pursue careers in biological research. The program offers 10 weeks of full-time research under the guidance of a BU faculty member. The application period for the Summer 2019 SURF program will be from Mid-December to Mid-February. For more information, visit the website:

    http://www.bu.edu/surf/

  • Baylor College of Medicine SMART Program

    September 19, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    The Summer Medical and Research Training (SMART) Program allows students to become functioning members of Baylor laboratories and contribute to research efforts in more than 20 basic and clinical science departments. At the end of the program, students submit a short summary of their research. Daily seminars help students develop fundamental knowledge, introduce areas of biomedical research and emphasize the reciprocal relationship between basic research and clinical applications. Applications open November 15, 2018, and are due January 1, 2019. For more information, visit the website:

    https://www.bcm.edu/education/schools/graduate-school-of-biomedical-sciences/programs/diversity/smart/

  • Students in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New York) spend 8 weeks in a laboratory in one of ten basic science departments. At the end of the program, SURP students present their research at a poster session. About 50 students participate in the program each year. Applications are due on February 1, 2019. For more information, visit the website:

    http://www.einstein.yu.edu/education/phd/the-summer-undergrad-research-program.aspx

  • Amgen Scholars Japan Program

    September 13, 2018 at 9:45 am

    The Amgen Foundation has a wonderful program that provides approximately 60 undergraduates the chance to do summer research at one of two leading research universities in Japan. Each host institution has its own application process. You can apply to participate at as many host institutions as you are interested in. Undergraduates worldwide are eligible to apply. All applications are due on February 1, 2019. For more information, please check out the Amgen web site.
    http://www.amgenscholars.com/japan-program

     

  • Amgen Scholars U.S. Program

    September 13, 2018 at 9:43 am

    The Amgen Foundation has a wonderful program that provides hundreds of undergraduates the chance to do summer research at one of ten leading research universities in the United States. Each host institution has its own application process. You can apply to participate at as many host institutions as you are interested in. Application processes vary with campus, but most are due in early-med February 2019. For more information, please check out the Amgen web site.
    http://www.amgenscholars.com/us-program

  • Current Job and Internships

    May 24, 2018 at 1:45 pm

    Current job and internship deadlines! (These are all on the Tunnel as well!)

  • The Wilderness Field Station is a unique summer program of biological field study in the Superior National Forest in Northern Minnesota.

    2018 Undergraduate Schedule and Deadlines

    Session 1: June 9 - July 7, 2018
    Session 2: July 7 - August 4, 2018

  • Pleased find below information on DANTA's 2018 field courses in tropical biology and conservation in Costa Rica. Full details about the courses and application procedures can be found at www.danta.info.
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

  • Mayo Clinic Research Info Session

    March 7, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    The Career Center is hosting the event on Thursday, March 29, at 12:00pm.