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    Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) is a summer program designed to prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities.
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    The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories.

    Winter/Spring - these are 15-16 week internships that generally start in early January. The application site should open on August 17 or early next week and will close on Oct 1. Labs can make offers from mid October to late November for the team starting in January.

    Summer - these are 10 week internships that start in late May or mid-June. Students can apply start applying on Oct 16. The last day to submit a completed application is January 10, 2013. LSAMP students applying for summer can receive NSF supplemental funding to support their appointment. This past summer we had two LSAMP students one from PSU and one from UW.

    Procter & Gamble: Research Your Future in Science

    BEACON Research Internship for the Study of Evolution in Action

    The Leadership Alliance


    The UW Amgen Scholars Program provides a transformative opportunity for some of the nation's top undergraduates to explore and prepare for careers in scientific research.
    The application & information for the 2013 UW Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program is here. Application deadline: February 1, 2013.

    The Summer Medical Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a six-week enrichment program for talented underrepresented college freshmen and sophomores interested in medicine or dentistry. The program will offer each scholar intensive enrichment in core science courses, clinical exposure, mentor shadowing and much more. The UW simultaneously aims to provide its participants with a deeper understanding of the needs of underserved communities within a supportive and diverse environment. The UW SMDEP has a 23 year proven record of success among our graduates. As of 2011, 870 of our SMDEP graduates have gone on to medical school or dental school.
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    CDC Internships

    University of Maryland Summer Research Initiative

    SFSU Summer Science Institute (Pre-Health Majors) – 8-week program at SFSU for science majors, focused on students interested in health careers.   stipend available. Apply NOW! Rolling admissions

    2011 Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) UW PREP will recruit candidates from underrepresented minority, economically disadvantaged, and physically disabled groups who already hold baccalaureate degrees and wish to optimize their preparation for and successful completion of graduate studies leading to a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences. Read more...


    A DOE Internship can change your life and put you in the scientific career path that is right for you. At Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) we can help you reach your scientific potential.
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    Global Change Research Program. The U.S. Department of Energy-Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) funds the program to promote undergraduate and graduate education and training supportive of global change research activities. deadline Dec 31st



    Grad and undergrad programs funded by NSF and NASA - a variety of internships, fellowship, and scholarships nationwide in a wide range of STEM and related disciplines.
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    NASA Langley Research Center Research Internship Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Fall 2012 Session The NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is an "ecosystem" for innovation, problem solving, and creativity. Since 1917, LaRC engineers and scientists have undertaken award-winning research and development efforts to pioneer the future of flight (including entry, descent, and landing) in all atmospheres; the characterization of all atmospheres; space exploration systems and technology; and materials concepts, analysis, and integration. LaRC researchers are also engaged in innovative challenges including atomistic materials; Earth systems science; affordable, safe, and sustainable space exploration; and "green aviation". Download information here.

    NASA - Summer Jobs! (in Mountain View) – summer internships part-time or full-time in a variety of areas related to engineering, computer science, web design and more, Apply on-line now!


    Cornell Univeristy LSAMP Research Experience for Undergraduates is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate participants with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest through weekly luncheons. Learn more here.

    If you are a student who would like to complement their civil engineering, civil technologies, geotechnical, survey or related field of study with an internship next summer with the Western Federal Lands Highway Division mission, please go to our website for more information. Better yet, visit our recruiters at one of our upcoming recruitment events

    Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) Summer Research - Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) will be a primary focus of the center and promising underrepresented students are especially encouraged to participate. REUs provide an excellent opportunity to recruit these students to graduate schools at our partner institutions.
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    Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) at University of California, Berkeley 2012 Summer Research Program

    SFS Workshop at Florida International University, Miami

    (Applied) Math




    From Estuaries to the Deep Sea...OSU's Research Experience for Undergraduates

    MATE - Marine Advanced Technology Education Center' -- a focus on marine technology. All MESA majors Rolling admissions so apply now!   

    Life Sciences

    Genonmics Outreach for Minorities Undergraduate Summer Research Apllication, 2012