Upstate Medical University

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Division of Student Affairs presents:
“Try on a White Coat at Upstate: A Health Career Immersion Institute”
Cost is FREE
! (Includes Housing and Meals)

To apply for this program students should be:

  • A current freshman or sophomore year student on a pre-health track
  • A New York state resident
  • From an underrepresented or economically disadvantaged population
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Preference given to CSTEP students

This program includes:

  • Opportunities to explore different careers in the healthcare field
  • Opportunities to interact with current students and faculty at SUNY Upstate
  • An overview on the admissions process including tips on how to become a competitive candidate
  • Service and community outreach opportunities in the Syracuse area
  • Tips for academic success that include: study skills, test and note taking strategies, and time management skills
  • Hands on activities, demonstrations and simulations
  • Team building and networking opportunities (including a trip to WonderWorks ropes course)

Each applicant must submit an application and one recommendation form completed by a college administrator/faculty member

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For more information, please visit the Upstate website ( ) or contact:

Lamees Galal
315. 4 64 . 8855
[email protected]

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University at Albany Summer Research Program (UASRP)
Eligibility Requirements

 Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
 Must be a sophomore or junior as of July 2017
 Must have a 2.7 GPA or higher
 Should have a genuine interest in research, and learning leading towards a Ph.D.
 Students must be from: African American, Latino, Native American, Alaskan Native, Hawaiian Native, Native Pacific Islander(Polynesian or Micronesian), or economically disadvantaged
 Must submit complete application by deadline of January 27th, 2017

University at Buffalo CLIMB UP Summer Program

The CLIMB (Collaborative Learning and Integrated Mentoring in the Biosciences) Program at UB has created CLIMB UP for Summer Research, an outstanding summer research experience for undergraduate students to excel in biomedical, STEM, and health science research and explore career opportunities. Now entering its 6th summer, the overall goal is to introduce you to research opportunities, to facilitate understanding of recent advances in the STEM disciplines, and to mentor you towards graduate and professional careers. As a CLIMB UP Fellow, you will be guided through novel and exciting research projects and mentored by faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows through the summer and beyond. You will spend 10 weeks in the laboratory of your research mentor, whom you will be paired with based on your interests. We will train you in various areas necessary to safely and efficiently perform your research and related activities.
More information.

Summer Research Opportunities:

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CRI (Cancer Research Interns) Summer Program

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Center for Cancer Research 2016 Summer Internship Program

McNair Scholars Research Program

Are you interested in a paid summer research opportunity?

Have you ever considered pursuing a doctorate degree (PhD)?

If you answered yes to these two questions, then we have the perfect opportunity for you. The Clarkson McNair Scholars Program offers a 10-week summer research program with a stipend plus a room & board package totaling more than $4,000. Other benefits of the McNair program are workshops designed to explore the graduate school application process, GRE prep classes, industry and graduate school visits, faculty and peer mentoring, opportunities to present your research locally and at national conferences, as well as many other perks. Our ultimate goal is to help you successfully pursue a graduate degree. The estimated value of this program can total over $6,000 per student!

The McNair Program is funded by a grant from the US Department of Education and has been on the Clarkson campus since 1995. Every summer we connect undergraduate students with faculty mentors to perform research in Science and Engineering. Past research topics have included; investigating the “Thrill” factor and integration of mathematics and physics with roller coasters, determining phylogenetic relationships amongst Australian agamid lizards, exploring goals of post-stroke rehabilitation, analyzing modifications on a scale model helicopter, and studying the composition and health of phytoplankton in the St. Lawrence River to name just a few. Does this sound interesting to you? If it does, you can be a part of it.

The 2016 summer research program is tentatively scheduled to run from May 25th –July 28th. Application forms are available now and must be completed and returned by January 15th, 2016. More information about the Clarkson McNair Scholars Program as well as downloadable application forms can be found at our website (

If you would like to find out more about the program please call (315) 268-3951 or drop us an email at [email protected].

Pre-Med and Pre-Dental Programs:

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently recruiting students eligible to apply for the NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP). The UGSP offers scholarship awards to students from disadvantaged backgrounds that are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research.

he scholarship award pays up to $20,000 per academic year towards tuition and other reasonable educational expenses. In return, recipients are obligated to serve as paid NIH employees, during the summer and after gradation. In addition to financial assistance, the scholarship program offers invaluable training, career development and mentoring in a state-of-the-art research setting.

Pathways Internship Programs

Pathways Internship Programs provide students with opportunities to explore Federal careers while being paid for the work performed.

RIT - College of Science


  • School of Chemistry & Materials Science
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates
  • Materials, application and development for organic photovoltaic devices (RIT-OPV)

Apply here:

NYS DEC State of Opportunity

Various internships within the Department of Environmental Conservation for those with a desire to pursue a career with NYS. Internships will include work and training in multiple areas of DEC responsibility. Examples of specific work assignments may include; working for air, land and water pollution programs, research and analysis for, water, air, solid waste or hazardous waste programs, work with forest management and stewardship, work with biologists in fish and wildlife management programs, environmental analysis and environmental law enforcement.Most positions are of a technical and scientific nature so candidates with a background in biological sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, engineering, business, communications, and legal are desired.

Internship Areas:
Communications/Public Relations, Engineering, Environmental Conservation, Scientific Research

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Internships

The University at Albany Summer Research Program (UASRP)

Program Description:

UASRP is a paid eight week summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate participants with the opportunity to work with outstanding faculty and staff from across the Capital District. For example the University at Albany, Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics, Pharmaceutical Research Institute Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany Medical College, New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center, Albany Stratton V A Medical Center and SUNY Polytechnic Institute. In addition we offer weekly workshops and programs that encourage continued discover of STEM fields. Scholars present their research at the Buffalo McNair Conference and the University at Albany Symposium.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and underrepresented or economically disadvantaged
  • Must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Have completed at least two (2) semesters of college or have advanced standing


  • Room and Board included with meal plan
  • Stipend
  • Bus transportation to site

Application Deadline : check website at

Note: Participants may not take courses during UASRP Sessions.

DC Internships

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. programs in Washington, DC.

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. More information on our programs may also be found online at Over 70% of students receive scholarship awards of the basis of financial need and merit. More information.

NASA Paid Summer Internships

NASA is still actively recruiting interns for its paid summer internship program! Internships are available in a wide variety of disciplines including engineering, physics, astronomy, life and earth sciences, and even some business and finance.

The deadline is March 1st. To apply, visit to complete your base application and apply for up to 15 specific internship opportunities.

Clarkson Summer Research Experience

The Clarkson Paid Summer Research.

  • Pay $3500, plus housing on campus
  • 10-week faculty guided research
  • In addition to research, students participate in seminars/workshops, graduate school and industry site visits, conferences, cultural trips, and present their research

Applications due February, 2016. See How to Apply.

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

For more information, contact:

Marjorie Warden
Clarkson University
(315) 268-4039
[email protected]

Cornell University Summer Research Experience

June - August, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017

Cornell University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) REU is a 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.

Undergraduate students, interested in gaining a deeper understanding in an engineering-related field, have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week duration under the auspices of a Cornell Engineering faculty research mentor. Through this one-on-one partnership, participants will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation.CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLIER: cornell

Clemson Summer Research Opportunity

The Holcombe Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Clemson University is seeking applicants for a summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. This NSF-funded program supports up to 10 summer students, with one to four semesters remaining in their undergraduate programs, to become involved with a faculty member and graduate students for a 10 week research experience at Clemson. There are approximately 9 projects and about 10 faculty from several departments involved in this program. The program provides student summer housing on campus and pays a generous stipend. For application deadline see website at

University at Albany Summer Research Program

The University at Albany sponsors an annual Summer Research Program which offers qualified underrepresented undergraduates an enriching and valuable research experience. The program runs eight weeks from June to July and includes:

  • Supervision by a faculty mentor, postdoctoral, or advance graduate student
  • Weekly seminars and technology workshops
  • Exposure to state-of-the-art research
  • Opportunity to possibly co-author a scientific paper with faculty mentor

More information.

NASA OSSI Internships

Discover internships at NASA Centers all-year round. More information.

Pathways to Science

Find more than 650 paid summer research opportunities and internships for undergraduates at Pathways to Science. More information.

SUNY Oswego Global Laboratory

Spend the summer doing research in Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Taiwan, DRC or Peru! This is a 6-8 week program conducted in English with scholarships of $1,000 and more available. More information.

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation - Student Research Fellowship

This fellowship provides 10 awards at $5,000 for underrepresented minority undergraduate and medical school students to perform eight to 10 weeks of research related to digestive diseases or nutrition. Highly qualified students will travel out of state to work with top investigators in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology. The award amount includes housing, travel and a stipend.


Mid-Atlantic Consortium Center for Academic Excellence

The Mid-Atlantic Consortium-Center for Academic Excellence (MAC-CAE) aims at educating students interested in areas of national security and intelligence studies. The MAC-CAE is a workforce development effort for the intelligence community with an emphasis on the South Asian region of the world.

More information.

Emerging Researches National (ERN) Conference in STEM

The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The conference is aimed at college and university undergraduate and graduate students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities.

The objectives of the conference are to help undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce. More information.

Junior Summer Institutes

The Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program (PPIA) is thrilled to announce that they are now accepting applications for the Junior Summer Institutes (hosted by Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, Michigan and Princeton)! This would be an excellent opportunity for Pre-Law CSTEP students.

The PPIA program prepares undergraduates to be competitive candidates for top degree programs in the fields of Public Policy, Public Administration, International Affairs, or a related field through a consortium of over 30 graduate schools of Public Policy and International Affairs in the U.S.

Interested candidates can visit for the latest information and to access the application. More information.

NYS Future Forward Academy

The NYS Office of the State Comptroller is pleased to announce the Future Forward Internship Academy. This program offers participating college students the opportunity to earn 12-13 college credits in one of our four academic tracks and gain workplace experience in several of our divisions in our Albany and New York City offices. The goal of the Academy is to provide a unique, highly engaging opportunity for diverse, talented, full-time college students to experience government service. The Academy offers students an opportunity to participate in a balanced academic and experiential program. All students are encouraged to apply, as all majors will be considered. Participation is limited. More information.

SUNY Oswego Global Laboratory

The Global Laboratory is an innovative undergraduate research experience offering students hands-on, immersive problem-solving opportunities in international laboratories in the most promising fields of study—science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The Global Laboratory combines the international connections of SUNY Oswego faculty with the scientific talents, research proficiency, and intellectual curiosity of undergraduates to advance scientific knowledge, design solutions to the many intractable challenges of our time, and to improve the quality of life for humans worldwide.

For more information, click here.

Amgen Scholars Program

The Amgen Scholars Program provides undergraduate students interested in a PhD or MD/PhD with an opportunity to engage in a fully funded, hands-on research experience at some of the nation’s leading educational institutions for eight to twelve weeks during the summer. Stanford is one of ten Amgen Scholars Program universities offering such opportunities.

INROADS Internship

Do you want a career-related professional paid internship that can give you direct and immediate access to corporate the corporate world? Are you focused on your future, and possess the professional talent and passion necessary to succeed? Can you commit to a unique self-development process that will prepare you to be ready to contribute from Day 1?

If you answered YES to these questions, you may have what it takes to be an INROADS Intern. INROADS Internships are awarded to outstanding students.

Only the best and the brightest are selected. Our Interns are graduating high school seniors, college or university freshmen or sophomores with a B grade point average or better, and a combined SAT score of at least 1000, or an ACT score of 20 or better. They have demonstrated proven leadership ability, and are interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, actuarial science, engineering, computer and information sciences, sales, marketing, supply chain management, healthcare, and retail store management.

To learn more about this program, visit:

Stanford Nanofabrication Facility Research Experience

This program offers five to ten students an opportunity to spend ten weeks doing research at a state-of-the-art nanotechnology fabrication facility under the direction of faculty research mentors. Travel and housing costs are covered and a stipend is offered to selected students. An application should be submitted through the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network site:

IBP Summer Research Database

The Institute to Broaden Participation aims to broaden participation in STEM, particularly among underrepresented groups. IBP's database includes 1747 programs in a variety of disciplines and education levels. IBP's summer research database has access to more than 400 summer research positions across the country. More information.

Wadsworth Center Undergraduate Research

Wadsworth Center is noted among state health laboratories for a historic commitment to research, a legacy of its namesake director Augustus B. Wadsworth, who urged his staff to pursue original investigations. Today Center scientists use both classical and contemporary approaches to study topics in environmental and biological sciences related to human health and disease. Their investigations fall into four broad areas and several cross-cutting areas.

Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Eligibility to apply for a Ford fellowship is limited to:

  • All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation,
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations),
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

For predoctoral, dissertation, or postdoctoral study. Application info.

Plant Genome Research Program Summer Internship

The Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) at the Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell University is offering paid, 10-week undergraduate summer internships for students interested in a research career in plant sciences to protect the environment, enhance human health, and improve agriculture. This is a great opportunity to gain research experience in a variety of areas of plant science research. For more info go to:

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

This program places students in paid internships in Science and Engineering at any of several Department of Energy facilities. Many of the participants in the program have decided on a career in science and engineering because of the nature of the experience. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories' research programs. The different laboratories each offer different research opportunities.

Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates

The purpose of this website is to provide undergraduates interested in and/or currently participating in undergraduate research experiences in science, technology, engineering, an/or mathematics with ready information and links to reliable electronic resources on all aspects of the undergraduate research experience

Baccalaureate Support Programs for Underrepresented Minorities

LSAMP: Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation programs support students in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics.

MIMSUP: The Multicultural Initiative in the Marine Sciences: Undergraduate Participation program is designed to increase diversity within the next generation of marine scientists.

8th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium

May 19-20, 2016 at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY

This symposium fosters the exchange of ideas among industry representatives and scientists, academics, students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology; and works to develop synergies and relationships that further advance the field. It has a history of convening promising and innovative biotechnology companies and experts, both as speakers and participants, and promises to be the largest and most exciting yet.

This full two day symposium that will feature plenary talks, technical sessions and tours of Brookhaven National Laboratory facilities including the Center for Functional Nanomaterials and National Synchrotron Light Source II.

Exciting technical sessions topics, include:

  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Bioenergy and Biofuels
  • Biomedical and Biopharmaceutical
  • Plant Transformation
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Winemaking: The Original Biotechnology

For more information visit the conference website at:

New New York Leaders: Student Intern Program

The New New York Leaders Initiative is designed to renew the connection between the public and the state and ensure that state government isdiverse, talented, and prepared to lead for decades to come. One component is the first ever coordinated, statewide Student Intern Program. The New New York Leaders: Student Intern Program brings students into state government where they will be exposed to the work of governing and introduced to the increasingly complex policy challenges facing New York State.

The Student Intern Program attracts talented students from undergraduate and graduate programs at colleges and universities throughout New York State, as well as New York State residents studying elsewhere. Each intern works in a particular area within an executive branch agency or department. While providing hands-on program assistance, interns will interact with government leaders and policy-makers.

The Student Intern Program Internship Portal functions as the primary location where agency internship opportunities are posted and students submit applications, upload resumes and identify preferred internships. Based on the preferred candidate profile submitted by the agencies, the Department of Civil Service provides agencies with a list of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment.

Paid Summer REU

National Science Foundation Computational Sensing - May 31-Aug. 4, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology
$5,000 stipend, up to $725 for travel, $1200 for meals. Housing included.
DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2017.