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01.25.19 Off-Campus Summer Research Opportunities Digest

January 25th, 2019


Interested in doing research this summer somewhere beyond the Orange Bubble? Below is Career Services' weekly compilation of summer research internship opportunities, as advertised through Handshake. Click here for additional Career Services tools/resources. Feel free to contact Career Services if you have any questions regarding the opportunities listed below or contact the Office of Undergraduate Research if you have other questions about doing research next summer.

Be sure to pay attention to the deadlines!

Research Experience for Undergraduates – Various Locations

Variable. Program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Dozens of opportunities at sites throughout the United States. Most have deadlines in February-March. Typically, students are paid a stipend over 8-10 weeks.


2019 Colby Summer Institute in Environmental Humanities

Apply by 02/01/19. Mellon Foundation-funded institute to collectively explore how this developing field contributes to the theorization, imagination, and practice of socially just and ecologically hopeful futures for humans and nonhumans in a global collective yet to be cooperatively defined.


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship – UT Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, TX

Apply by 02/09/19. Intensive research training experience for college students preparing for Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. careers in biomedical research. 10-week program (early June thru mid-August) in which to pursue individual research projects in the labs of Graduate School faculty members.


Academy for Research, Clinical, and Health Equity Scholarship (ARCHES) program – Georgetown School of Medicine – Washington, DC

Apply by 02/09/19. Current sophomores and juniors shadow physicians, engage in independent research, and learn about health equity. We encourage all students to apply, including those who identify as first-generation college students, students who come from backgrounds underrepresented in the health professions, and students who are committed to advancing opportunities for populations who lack equitable access to health care and/or committed to serving the underserved.


Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology – Harvard University – Petersham, MA

Apply by 02/01/19. Participate in 11 weeks of mentored, paid, independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global climate change, hurricanes, forest harvest, and pest and pathogens. Harvard Forest is in western Massachusetts.


Summer Research Internship for Minority Students – Marshall University Edwards School of Medicine – Huntington, WV

Apply by 02/08/19. Includes nine weeks of graduate-level research in the field of biomedical sciences. Participants receive formal research training while expanding their learning experience through workshops, seminars on current topics, mentoring and professional networking.


Graeme Carnegie Fellowship –University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago, IL

Apply by 02/11/19. Eight-week (~40/hrs week) competitive research-intensive experience in the Dept. of Pharmacology. Attend seminars, lab meetings, and more. Open to sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in biomedical sciences or related field. We are committed to increasing the number of students from underrepresented minorities in Ph.D. programs and especially encouraged those students to apply.


Nanoscience and Nanoengineering REU – Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN

Apply by 02/15/19. The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) focuses on interdisciplinary nanoscale research at the interface of chemistry, physics, biology and engineering. Each REU participant will work directly with VINSE faculty members and their research group.


Summer Internships - Department of Environmental Protection – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Apply by 03/01/19. Working for the Commonwealth is Working for the Common Good. DEP has internship openings across Pennsylvania, each with its own posting. Apply to ALL that interest you. Most positions require a valid driver’s license. Standard pay is $13.56/hour and a 37.5 hour workweek.


NanoBioengineering REU – Alabama State University – Montgomery, AL

Apply by 03/10/19. 9 weeks research opp includes housing, stipend, meal and travel allowances. 10 students will be accepted from those enrolled in a Bachelor Degree program (biology, biomedical science, biomedical engineering, chemistry, physics, material science, engineering, and related fields).


Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute (AISI) – Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Oak Ridge, TN 

Apply by 03/31/19. Help solve scientific challenges using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science. Learn from ORNL mentors who have expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning and/or domain sciences such as physics, materials, or biology.

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