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  • The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas. Applications are due December 7, 2016.

  • This summer, five Summer Undergraduate Research Programs will take place at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The topics range from cancer prevention to kidney disease treatment to math and biomedical engineering. All 5 programs will run from June 5th through August 11th, 2017. Applications are due February 9, 2017.

  • National Science Foundation REU Opportunities

    November 21, 2016 at 9:46 am

    The NSF has over 100 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) opportunities listed on their website. Field, location, and due date vary between opportunities. Visit their website to view all open positions.

  • Highlands Biological Station Positions

    November 21, 2016 at 9:32 am

    Highlands Biological Station in North Carolina is seeking unpaid Assistant Naturalist Interns and paid Botanical Garden Assistants and Assistant Naturalists for the summer of 2017. Applications are due April 14, 2017 and March 11, 2017 for unpaid and paid positions, respectively.

  • Plant Genomics at Michigan State University

    November 15, 2016 at 10:23 am

    Interns in the Plant Genomics @ MSU REU program will be embedded within a host lab and undertake a 10-week mentored research project under the direct supervision of a faculty member together with either a postdoctoral associate or graduate student mentor. Interns will participate fully in host lab events, including group meetings and activities with the aim of simulating life as a new graduate student. In addition, interns will attend seminars and networking events with MSU faculty and graduate students that will introduce them to diverse research projects and provide information regarding life in graduate school and careers within STEM. Applicants must be able to attend the full 10 weeks of the program, from May 21 to July 29. Students receive a stipend of $5250, housing and meals on campus, plus some travel assistance. Apply by February 8, 2017.

  • Gerstner Sloan Kettering SURP

    November 8, 2016 at 10:13 am

    The Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences sponsors a 10-week research program for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences. Students accepted will be offered a stipend of $4,000 and housing, and will participate in the 10-week program beginning the first Monday of June. Apply by February 1, 2017.

  • Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

    November 2, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    Interested in becoming a part of and changing the conservation arena? Want to understand new ways to look at, understand, and protect the earth's land, water and wildlife? Apply to the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment, an exciting two-year research and internship opportunity for undergraduates currently underrepresented in the environmental field and conservation arena. The application deadline is February 8, 2017. Program dates are June 4 - July 29, 2017. A $4,250 stipend, room & board, and travel expenses to and from Ann Arbor are provided.

  • The Stowers Summer Scholars Program

    September 30, 2016 at 9:40 am

    The Summer Scholars Program at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research offers students with a passion for science the extraordinary opportunity to join a laboratory and immerse themselves in a research topic full-time for a ten-week period to explore a potential career in science. Deadline: 2/1/2016

  • American Museum of Natural History REU

    September 22, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    The REU Program in Systematics and Evolutionary Biology is funded by the National Science Foundation and has been in place for 24 years. The program brings approximately eight students to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City each summer for a ten-week experience working with our curators, faculty, and post-doctoral fellows. Research projects span diverse fields of comparative biology including paleontology, genomics, population biology, conservation biology, and phylogenetics and taxonomy. Students receive a $5000 traineeship stipend, as well as per diem costs for housing and meals, relocation expenses, and transportation subsidies. Apply by January 31. 2017.

  • UNDERC Field Biology Program

    September 19, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Apply now for the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center summer 2017 programs! These programs promote understanding of field biology and how field research is conducted through 10 weeks in the wilds of Michigan or Montana. The program is open to rising sophomores and juniors from any college/university. Three academic credits, tuition, housing, travel, and a stipend are provided.

  • DANTA Tropical Biology Field Courses 2017

    September 15, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    DANTA is pleased to announce its 2017 summer session field courses in tropical biology. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical ecosystems and conservation, but little or no experience working in a tropical environment. Participants may enroll on either a credit or non-credit basis. The application deadlines vary from course to course.

  • The Minnesota DNR has one full time student worker position open at their freshwater mollusk facility in Lake City. The salary is between $14.71 and $17.93 per hour. The start date is May 23 and the end date is September 30, although these dates are flexible. Applications have been extended--the new deadline is May 19.

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