Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) currently have over 700 fellowship, internship, and career opportunities available for STEM students. ORISE develops solutions to strengthen the nation’s competitive advantage in science. ORAU is a network of more than 120 universities that seeks to connect people and resources to help solve the nation’s most challenging issues.
You may check out ORISE opportunities here and ORAU opportunities here.
The American Chemical Society is currently accepting applications for the 2021 International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program. This program is seeking applicants who are interested in exploring chemistry and chemical engineering research in an international setting. ACS is working with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to place U.S. students at German research labs from May-August 2021.
If selected, you will receive:
- a generous stipend
- a housing allowance
- round trip airfare
- health insurance while abroad
- financial support to attend the 2021 DAAD Heidelberg Forum and the 2022 ACS Spring Meeting
The application deadline for this program is December 15, 2020. You may learn more and apply here. For more information, please submit any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that while ACS intends to administer the 2021 ACS IRES program, the program is subject to cancellation if deemed necessary by relevant health authorities.
Illumina is currently hiring students from the undergraduate to the postdoc level for a variety of internship positions. Illumina offers a paid summer internship program that gives students the opportunity to:
- gain real-world work experience
- work on relevant projects
- work alongside engineers, scientists, and corporate employees
- engage in professional development, team building, and engagement opportunities
Illumina’s summer internships run for 9 weeks from June to August, 40 hours a week for paid positions. See a list of these internships here. You may also find the Bachelor/Masters internship application and the PhD/Postdoc internship application on Handshake.
Additionally, a panel of scientists at Illumina will hold a panel to discuss careers at the company THIS WEEK Thursday, October 29th at 3:00pm-3:30pm EST. You may register for that event here.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California is looking for applicants for their Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program in Summer 2020. This program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to do research with some of the most notable scientists in the world.
To apply, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident and be enrolled as a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year undergraduate student. Your application will include a resume, a statement of interest, academic records, and two letters of recommendation from current or recent professors. The internship pays $14 an hour. You must be able to start work in June and work for 10 consecutive weeks following the start date.
Apply and find more information here. Applications are due at 7 pm, on January 17, 2020.
Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.
OSU’s Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is extending its deadline to apply. PREP prepares post-baccalaureate students for graduate school by providing one year of paid research experience. Accepted students will work with a mentor, and will also be provided with preparation assistance for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and graduate school applications, career development workshops, and opportunities to travel and network with other scientists across the nation.
The application deadline will remain open until all slots are filled.
For further information, visit this website. The application is available here.
Looking for some extra resume padding or laboratory experience before diving into a competitive graduate program? The Ohio State University offers a Post-baccalaureate Research Program called Discovery Prep, perfect for students looking to earn a PhD in biomedical science but need an extra step before applying to graduate programs. Accepted applicants are provided with one year of paid research experience in a laboratory with a nationally recognized research mentor in a biomedical science discipline; Graduate Record Exam (GRE) preparation assistance; individual mentoring; assistance with application preparation for PhD graduate programs; career development workshops; and opportunities to travel and network with other scientists throughout the nation.
If you are graduating soon and feel that this program could benefit you, applications will open in December 2018. Further information can be found on Discovery PREP’s website, by contacting Discovery.PREP@osumc.edu, or calling (614)-658-9140.