12.14.18 Off-Campus Summer Research Opportunities Digest

Dec. 14, 2018

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


Computation and Neuroscience Research Assistant - Yale University – New Haven, CT

Posted 12/10/18. Lab assistant position appropriate for student/recent grad who wishes to spend 1-2 years doing full time research before pursuing a career or graduate studies in computation and neuroscience related fields (Computer Science, Bioengineering, Neurobiology, MD/PhD, etc.). Click link above to learn more about Dr. Blumenfeld’s work.  Interested applicants should send a brief cover letter, CV or resume, and three letters of reference via email to: [email protected]. Note: due to high demand please do not send inquiries without attaching a CV/resume.



AMGEN Summer Scholars – Science & Biotechnology - Worldwide

Posted 11/26/18. Step into some of the world’s premier research universities and institutions to conduct hands-on research in the lab alongside top faculty and participate in seminars/networking with peers and leading scientists. Opps in the Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, and the U.S. 


Summer Scholars Program – Air Force Research Laboratory – Various Locations

Posted 12/03/18. Work with scientists and engineers on cutting-edge research and technology. Opportunities available at Eglin AFB (Florida, deadline Dec 17), Kirtland AFB (Albuquerque, deadline Jan 15) and AFRL Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (deadline Jan 15)


Research Experience for Undergraduates – Various Locations

Posted 12/03/18. 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.


DOE Scholars Program – U.S. Department of Energy

Apply by 12/17/18. Available for summer or longer terms, the DOE Scholars Program helps prepare and motivate participants toward the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical and professional positions within U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).


Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

Apply by 12/17/18. Ten-week summer research opportunity w/the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy. Open to all, and populations underrepresented in STEM fields encouraged to apply. Train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists.


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

Apply by 02/09/19. Intensive summer 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. Opportunity for current sophomores and juniors to 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.