Summer Research Internship Opportunities- off campus

okstateWe are pleased to announce that we will be holding our summer research experience for undergraduates again in summer 2014. The program's focus is Biological Basis of Human and Animal Behavior. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation.The goal of this program is to provide 10 undergraduate students with an in-depth, hands-on research experience focused on the biological basis of animal and human behavior. Students will be trained in the application of the scientific method to develop hypotheses, design and conduct research studies involving either animal or human subjects. Students will also be trained in the responsible conduct of research. Students will be mentored by full-time, Ph.D.-level faculty members who are tenured/tenure-track faculty with strong programs of research. Students selected for the program will be expected to devote at least 40 hours a week for research; thus, it is not possible to be enrolled in courses or other activities during the program. Program dates: May 31, 2014-July 26, 2014 Application deadline: March 21, 2014 Notification Date: April 15, 2014

rpilogoRensselaer Polytechnic Institute in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF) invites your students to partake in our 2014 Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Experience. This summer research program brings together underrepresented* minority undergraduate students in the STEM fields for the summer to experience laboratory research under the mentorship of premier Rensselaer faculty (*African-American, Alaskan Native, Native American, Hispanic American, or Native Pacific Islander). This eight week program is designed to help curious and solution-oriented students gain confidence in the lab, develop enthusiasm for graduate school, cultivate a professional network, and earn attractive qualifications. Participants will participate in professional development activities and present their research. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is located in upstate New York, 110 Eighth Street, Troy, NY 12180. Deadline: March 3, 2014. To Apply:

maryland 2014 Summer Research Initiative. The February 14th application deadline is quickly approaching for the 2014 Summer Research Initiative. Information on the 2014 initiative can be found at

Fulbright Commission- Summer Institutes for US Undergraduates: There are none summer programs avaialable for undergrads who have at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete. Applications are due: February 27 or March 6, 2014. Description and Application at

Amgen Scholars Program: Provides faculty-mentored summer research opportunities for undergraduates focused on science and biotechnology.  The summer experience is anchored by a national symposium held at UCLA, and all Scholars attend. Click here for more information.

UNCW Marine Quest: Provides employment opportunities in one of the most unique marine and environmental education summer programs in the country. Click here for more information.

Bald Head Island Summer Internships: Provides summer opportunities for undergraduates in envrionmental education, sea turtles, and wildlife. Click here for more information.

Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grants: Psi Chi is an international honor society in psychology. All undergraduate Psi Chi members are eligible to apply for these undergraduate research grants. The purpose of this program is to provide funds for members to defray the cost of conducting a research project. Summer Internship Grants available for up to $5000. DEADLINE: Early March. Click here to apply .

The Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2014. The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available in a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide.
DEADLINE: January 12. Click here to apply.

National Science FoundationThe National Science Foundation funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program (REU= Research Experiences for Undergraduates). An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location. (Note- For REUs, you go to a university different from your own institution….). These awards are quite prestigious and quite competitive. By using the web page, Search for an REU Site, you may examine opportunities in the subject areas supported by various NSF units. Also, you may search by keywords to identify sites in particular research areas or with certain features, such as a particular location. Students must contact the individual sites for information and application materials. NSF does not have application materials and does not select student participants. A contact person and contact information is listed for each site.

2014 ICPSR Summer Undergraduate Internship Program, an intensive, 10-week program in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for students interested in social science research. This is a Research Experiences for Undergraduates program (see above under National Science Foundation).

Institute for Broadening Participation: Building Partnerships to Support Diversity in STEM NSF and NASA funded programs for students: More info

CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People.™The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), is seeking Summer ORISE Fellows to focus on public health issues related to the environment. DEADLINE for application: January 17, 2014. WEBSITE:

DHS logo The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) Disciplines. DEADLINE for application Jan 6, 2014. Website:

oakridgeSTEM Internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Visit for more info and application materials.

Home The priority deadline for the Summer 2014 LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. programs in Washington, DC is coming up on February 7. Please pass the announcement below to students in your honors programs who may be interested in spending a summer interning and earning credit in the nation’s capital. Students will earn up to 9 credits and are guaranteed an internship in the fields of public policy, international affairs, journalism, communication, business, or the nonprofit sector. Please encourage students to apply for the priority application deadline of February 7 to receive special scholarship consideration. More information on our programs may be found at Thank you for your time and consideration. If you have any questions, I may be reached at or 202.986.0384.

Davidson Davidson-Broughton Summer Program Davidson College sponsors an eight-week summer academic program for undergraduates at Broughton Hospital in Morganton, N.C., a state psychiatric facility serving western North Carolina. The program is an internship in clinical settings at the Hospital; students earn credit for one course from Davidson College as Practicum in Psychology (PSY 290). This course is taught by the Staff Psychologist at Broughton Hospital who is an adjunct faculty member at Davidson College. Besides working in the hospital, students have periodic discussion sessions with the faculty member and attend a weekly seminar with presentations by clinical staff at the Hospital. Expected rotations include: Adult Services, Acute and Adult Services, Long-Term, Specialty Services: Adolescent, Geropsychiatry, and Deaf Services, DEADLINE: April 1, 2014

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