Summer Intern

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Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program TBD The program offers talented undergraduate and graduate students summer internship positions with the U.S. Department of Energy and its national laboratories. Positions involve scientific research or a focus on policy, business, and government relations. All internships include paid lodging, round trip airfare, and monetary compensation. For more information, contact or visit the website at:
Pathways Internship Program TBD The program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school.
Fuel Cell Technologies TBD Fuel Cell Technologies Office STP information is located at:
EERE Science and Technology Policy Fellowships Program TBD The fellowships provide an opportunity for scientists, engineers, and researchers to participate in projects that support EERE activities. All fellows will be assigned to policy-related projects and mentored by senior EERE staff. The fellowships are administered by ORISE.  For more information, contact or visit the website at:
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education TBD The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members.
DOE TBD There are plenty of opportunities for students, recent graduates, and others looking for internships, fellowships, and similar programs with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Baylor University March 1st, 2015 The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Baylor University is pleased to accept applications for a 10-week NSF-REU summer research program running from June 1 th to August 7th, 2015. This is an instrumentation-intensive program designed to train participants in the most powerful research tools available. Research projects at the frontiers of many fields of chemistry are available, including the synthesis and analysis of metal complexes, bio-inorganic chemistry of HNO, preparation of enzyme inhibitors, spectroscopy in cryogenic liquids, the synthesis of natural products and enzyme inhibitors, the use of ultrahigh resolution mass spectroscopy in biochemistry, solid-state NMR applied to biochemistry and geochemistry, and computational studies of dye-sensitized solar cells. The program will include several half-day workshops on advanced instrumentation, weekly seminars on research topics, ethics and career development, a field trip and several social activities. Each participant will receive a $4,000 stipend plus travel, housing and meal costs. Applications are accepted online at: by March 1st to receive full consideration. We encourage applications from students from underrepresented groups, veterans and those attending institutions with limited research opportunities, including community college students who are transitioning to a four-year school to complete a chemistry or biochemistry degree. For information or questions, contact Barbara Rauls, Program Administrative Assistant, at or Charles Garner, Program Director, at
Students who will graduate this year should remember that the Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. application is due this Thursday, January 15.
Please contact Diana Maue at$3000 stipend * Room and Board on campus provided * Free Marshall Recreation Center Membership Travel Assistance is available
May 26-July 27 * West Virginia Summer Research Symposium at Marshall University on July 27 *
World-class faculty * State-of-the-art facilities * Presentations on research topics and graduate education
Contact Kelly Carothers:, 304-676-7279 IT’S TIME TO APPLY!
For more information:
Boise State University February 15, 2015 Boise State University is now accepting applications to our Research Experience for Undergraduates in Materials for Energy and Sustainability!  Freshman- through senior-level Materials Science and Engineering students are encouraged to apply, as well as students in allied fields (Chemistry, Physics, etc.)We are also listed in NSF’s REU Directory of Materials Research sites.  Program Dates:
28 May through 31 July 2015.
Some flexibility is allowed to accommodate different academic calendars.
Cost to Participate:
There is no cost to REU Program participants! Students selected to participate receive a stipend of $500 per week, a subsistence allowance, and free housing on the Boise State campus is provided. Some additional funding for travel is available to participants who live more than 500 miles from Boise.
Apply Online! Applications received by 15 February 2015 will be given priority.Projects are Available in the Following Categories:
1. Energy Generation
2. Energy Storage
3. Energy Conservation
4. Sustainability
Contact us at or call Dr. Rick Ubic at (208) 426-2309.
University of Utah Jun 1–Jul 31, 2015 MRSEC Next-Generation Materials for Plasmonics & Organic Spintronics – Salt Lake City, Utah
June 1 – July 31, 2015
$4500 stipend, travel allowance, housing & meal plan.
Apply online by January 19, 2015 at:
Open to U.S. citizens & permanent residents obtaining an undergraduate degree after December 2015.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign February 15, 2015 the fifth year of the Illinois Research Experience for Undergraduates program, with support from NSF and the 3M Foundation. Students who have completed coursework at the sophomore to junior level by June 1, 2015 are our intended scholarship recipients. Because of high demand for our program in prior years, applicants should be planning to obtain a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry or related fields between January 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017.The scholarship provides:*$5,000 stipend for a ten-week stay in our department
*Housing at Europa House in Urbana, within walking distance to the Department of Chemistry and the rest of the campus
*Round trip travel cost (up to $800)
*$800 living allowance
Applications may be made at the website For detailed information about the research areas of individual faculty members, please see
The Undergraduate Pipeline Network Program February 20, 2015 The Undergraduate Pipeline Network (UPN) summer research experience at the University of New Mexico’s Health Sciences Center.  The UPN program seeks to cultivate student interest in research while helping them develop the skills needed to apply for and succeed in post-baccalaureate education. During the ten-week summer program, UPN students conduct full-time research, mentored by their lab Principal Investigator (PI) and team of postdocs, technicians, graduate students, and other undergraduates. In addition, students participate in weekly seminars and team-building activities focused on professional development and networking. This year our program will run from May 28 through August 6, 2015, and requires a full time commitment from our students, who work on average of 40 hours per week. UPN students receive an academic fellowship (stipend) of up to $5000 for the summer. The goals of our program are to provide the opportunity for undergraduate students to:· Conduct biomedical or community-based/health disparities research for 10 weeks at a nationally recognized Health Sciences Center
· Build credentials for graduate, medical or other professional training.
· Improve writing, presentation and interview skills
· Assist in the design, collection, processing & analysis of scientific data.
· Learn cutting-edge research techniques and use state-of-the-art technology.
· Present their research to the New Mexico scientific community.
· Receive a summer stipend of up to $5000.UPN program information and application can be found at the links listed below:
UPN Program Information:
UPN 2015 Application:
U.S. Department of Energy January 2, 2015 The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering and math). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Stipends start at $600 per week and eligible Fellows will receive an additional travel and housing allowance. For more information, visit Eligibility
• Be at least 18 years of age at time of application;
• Be a U.S. Citizen;
• Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0;
• Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher) or had a Ph.D. conferred on or after January 2, 2014 in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) degree
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
2015 HS-STEM Summer Internships
December 22, 2014 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate 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 students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM Disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.  Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.  Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.10-week research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, and more.  Detailed information about the internships can be found at: poster is located at:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Jan 30, 2015 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) scholarship programs. These scholarships include support for two years of undergraduate study and summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the country.  For information on program benefits and how to apply, visit our web sites:
• Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship:
o Application Deadline: January 30, 2015
• Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship:
o Application Deadline: January 30, 2015
Eligibility Requirements:
• US Citizen
• 3.0 GPA (Hollings) or 3.2 GPA (EPP)
• Full-time second year student at an accredited four-year undergraduate program or third year student at a five-year undergraduate program
• Majoring in NOAA mission disciplines, including but not limited to: atmospheric science, biology, cartography, chemistry, computer science, education, engineering, environmental science, geodesy, geography, marine science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physical science, photogrammetry, physics, etc.
• Enrolled at a Minority Serving Institution (EPP Scholarship only)
For further information, contact the Office of Education Scholarship Programs at: or (301) 628-2913.
The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program, sponsored by the Office of Fossil Energy (FE), U.S. Department of Energy January 15 Apply at qualify for the program, students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher)
University of Nebraska–Lincoln March 2, 2015 Nebraska’s summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in addition to a new interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program doing research in and around the social sciences. A complete listing of faculty mentors and research project descriptions can be found on our website at can also find information about program benefits including a competitive stipend, room and board, travel expenses, and more.
The Department of Homeland Security Visit our newly redesigned website at: for additional details opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers).

  • Graduate Students—$600, Undergraduate Students—$500
  • Housing Allowance: Faculty—$1,500, Students—$1,000
  • Travel Allowance: One round trip to Center for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way, from their assigned Center
ACS Scholars March 1, 2014 ACS offers renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter chemistry or related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified African American, Hispanic or American Indian students who are high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences.
free travel grant This grant is awarded to minority or female undergraduate students (juniors or seniors) to visit one of our partner campuses. This grant facilitates the student’s campus visit so they can meet with CIAN faculty and students, tour the research laboratories and campus, and learn about CIAN research. For more information and to apply for this grant, students can visit the website
CIAN Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program This is a one year fellowship awarded to undergraduate students. Students are nominated by a CIAN faculty member at any one of the partner universities. CIAN will award 13 undergraduate research fellowships during the academic year. This fellowship is worth up to $5000 per year. For more information and to apply for this fellowship, students can visit the website


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