The American Society for Microbiology
The American Society for Microbiology offers many different opportunities for undergraduate researchers. The ASM Undergraduate Research Capstone Program (UR-Capstone) offers travel funds to the ASM Research Capstone Institute and the opportunity to present a poster or oral presentation at ASM Microbe, the national ASM Meeting. The ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program provides funding for an undergraduate to conduct summer research as well as travel support to the ASM Capstone Institute and ASM Microbe.
Cornell University’s Summer Research Scholars Program
Cornell University’s New York State Ag Experiment Station offers a Summer Research Scholars Program where undergraduate students can participate in exciting research projects in one of four disciplines including: Entomology, Food Science, Horticulture, and Plant Pathology/Plant-Microbe Biology. Students will have the opportunity to work with faculty, their graduate students and postdocs, and staff on research projects that can be laboratory or field-based. Many of our basic research projects have a translational alignment with practical problem-solving applications for the agricultural community. The goal of the program is to provide undergraduates with the opportunity to plan and conduct experiments, evaluate data, communicate results, and learn about opportunities in agricultural and food research.
Corteva AgroSciences Internship
Corteva AgroSciences has positions available for students seeking summer internship opportunities. These opportunities are full-time positions available from May until August. Applicable majors would include:
- Biology (biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, entomology, microbiology, molecular biology, plant pathology, or plant physiology)
- Chemistry (analytical, organic, or physical)
- Informatics (bioinformatics or chemical)
Any agriculture-related majors R&D opportunities include both laboratory-based and field station research positions. Positions for R&D field station research are located throughout the US whereas the laboratory-based R&D positions are located at our headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.
- Completed first-year in college (minimum)
- Pursuing BS degree in agricultural science or business disciplines
- Work experience in agricultural related industries (other summer internships or on farm experience) a plus. The intern must use time management and planning skills to accomplish multiple tasks in a short time period. The individual is expected to gain quick knowledge of Dow AgroSciences' products, customers, pests, cultural practices and production technology to achieve requirements of the position. Honesty, strong work ethic, responsibility and positive work habits.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center catalog of internships in scientific research and medicine offered nationwide for high school, undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students. Learn more about their Office of Education and Training.
LearnLab Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
LearnLab’s REU program allows talented undergraduates to spend 8 weeks during the summer in a research laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, or one of our research partners. The REU program aims to make LearnLab’s program more visible to students not traditionally exposed to our fields. The REU program supports LearnLab’s commitment to training a diverse set of science, technology, education, and psychology leaders.
The OHSU Summer Equity Research Program
Dental, Nursing, and Medicine Internship Program. The Center for Diversity and Inclusion offers the Summer Equity Research Program an exciting paid internship for undergraduate students interested in dental, nursing, and medicine, to spend eight to ten weeks during the summer working with faculty and graduate students in a research and clinical setting. Please help spread the word.
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Portland State University
The REU program at Portland State University is an 8-week experience that gives students the opportunity to work closely with a PSU faculty member to produce a research project. Each student will learn to operate either a scanning electron or focused ion beam microscope (SEM or FIB), and then use these techniques when working on their independent research projects. The application is available online.
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) research internships, offered by the Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists. These are offered through the U.S. Department of Energy.
University of Washington’s Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program
The UW Supporting Undergraduate Research Experiences in Environmental Health (SURE-EH) is a funded, nine-week summer experience for undergraduates from 2 or 4 year college or university with an interested in environmental health sciences. SURE-EH provides students with hands on experience in laboratories of leading researchers, introduces them to key environmental and occupational health issues while offering research exposure that will help them become competitive for graduate school. Students will work full-time under the supervision of a faculty mentor and will receive a stipend of $5,200.