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On/Off-Campus Research and Employment

This page lists information about internships and job opportunities. There is no systematic attempt to gather this information. The entries are primarily from e-mails that we receive.

On Campus


Off Campus Research Opportunities

Purdue University , Department of Biochemistry NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins

Dates: May 22 - July 28, 2017

Application deadline is February 10, 2017.

For more information see their Web site:

Summer research programs with the U.S. Air Force Research Lab, Army Research Lab and the Army Institute for Surgical Research

U.S. Air Force Research Lab - 2017 Repperger Internship Program (39 opportunities for BS students - PhD candidates) - U.S. Citizenship Required

Information Webpage:

U.S. Army Research Lab - Summer Journeyman Fellowship Program (50+ opportunities for BS graduates -PhD candidates) -  Non U.S. Citizens may apply for consideration

Information Webpage:

U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research - Summer Internship Program (12 opportunities for BS students) - U.S. Citizenship Required

Information Webpage:

For more information on all programs see:   

Click to join the ORAU Talent Network:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2017 Graduate Environmental Health (GEH) Summer Program

Application deadline February 3, 2017.

 For examples of past GEH internship projects, please review at For complete eligibility information and instructions to apply, please visit; ORISE Posting Number:  CDC-NCEH-2017-0021. For any additional information, please contact Marilyn Duffoo,

Chemistry Department, at the University of North Texas Chemistry Department Summer 2017 NSF-REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Program
Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017. 

More information please can be found on their webpage:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
2017 HS-STEM Summer Internships
Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST
How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at

For questions please email us at

Chemistry REU program at Indiana University-Bloomington 9 week Research Experience for Undergraduates

Deadline: January 15, 2017

More information:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2017 Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) Summer Program

Application deadline is January 27, 2017.

For complete eligibility information and instructions to apply, please visit; ORISE Posting Number CDC-NCEH-2017-0020. For any additional information, please contact Marilyn Duffoo,

NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Interdisciplinary Materials Research at Southern Illinois University 
Review of applications will commence after February 26, 2016.
Application forms and details about the program are available on-line at: 
RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey, SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAMRiSE (Research iScience and Engineering).

Questions? or 732.848.6584.

2017 ICEAI The 7th International Congress on Engineering and Information
May 9-11, 2017 Kyoto, Japan

Papers/ abstracts in the fields of Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and all sub-fields below are welcomed.

Submission Deadline : January 20, 2017
Registration & Payment Deadline : March 1, 2017


Spalding University has a program for college graduates who want to get additional training in basic sciences to pursue a career in healthcare or who want to enhance their credentials in preparation for graduate education or K-12 teaching.

For more info see the Flyer.   If you have questions, send an email to

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Institute of Technology (“Georgia Tech”) Graduate Program

Applications are available at (the application fee is waived).

Also REU programs at Georgia Tech.  Information and application can be found at: Link Here

PhD Program in Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) in the Clinical & Translational Science Institute at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. 

For more information see:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine-Graduate Program in Toxicology

For More information see:

Registry of Undergraduate Researchers

Council on Undergraduate Research hosts a Registry of Undergraduate Researchers - The purpose of this registry is to facilitate matchmaking between undergraduates who have research experience and a desire to pursue an advanced degree, with graduate schools seeking high quality students who are well prepared for research. Find out more at

NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) for Recruiting Interns, Fellows and Scholars - Several opportunities

Application Deadline: Varies depending on opportunity, see website
For more informationl:

Oak Ridge National Laboratory internships and co-ops, research appointments, and sabbaticals.

Application deadlines vary.

For more information: or Watch the 2 minute Video!

Contact Julie Malicoat at (865) 576-2311 or for questions or additional information!

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine  combined VMD-PhD program.
For more info visit:


Labratory Technician-POET Biorefining-Cloverdale Indiana
Looking for any motivated students with lab experience or recent graduates in chemistry/biology who wanted to stay in the Greencastle area, are encouraged to apply (see job posting POET open position site). Position would be great for anybody interested in renewable/ sustainable energy or agriculture.

Impress for Success 2016: a workshop designed to help under-represented Minority College and University students maximize their potential for success in STEM professions
Co-sponsored by the ACS Indiana Local Section, NOBCChE, and IUPUI, Impress for Success will be held November 12 from 10am – 6pm at the IUPUI University Library. Simon Rhodes, the Dean of Science at IUPUI will give the welcome address.

Student Registration Link

Southern Teachers Agency K-12 Science Teaching Jobs 

Hiring for Fall 2016 has started! It’s just January, and we already have 76 science teaching jobs listed for 2016-17, including 27 for Chemistry.

Click here to view current science teaching jobs

Application process: Click here to apply.

ScribeAmerica; a company that hires and trains “Medical Scribes” for Board Certified Physicians is currently looking to recruit students to work as Medical Scribes in your local area of Clinton, Indiana and Crawfordsville, Indiana. students that are interested in careers in medicine may wish to visit their website

Southern Teachers Agency helps  high schools fill last-minute vacancies for science teachers.

Recent graduates who are still seeking full-time teaching jobs should apply via our website:

In 2016, they will hold three Job Fairs for teachers.  Participants must be active candidates with Southern Teachers, so that’s yet another reason to apply now!

Cardinal Scholars is a service that connects tutors with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students seeking help. Tutoring sessions can take place at the student’s home, at a nearby library, on the tutor’s campus, or even via Skype. New tutors can join our platform to be considered for local opportunities that match their subject skills and weekly availability.

Compensation: Online tutoring sessions start at $15/hour, and in-person tutoring ranges from $23/hour up to $50/hour. To learn more, please visit and check out our FAQ’s for tutors.

Indiana University Bloomington-National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Scholarship program.  Recipients are provided a $7,500 stipend per semester and students can finish their program to be recommended for middle/secondary school licensure in as short as one calendar year.   For more information: see the program flyer.

Summer Jobs & Career Opportunities with Fair Share Alliance Fighting for a Fair Economy

Fair Share Alliance is a citizen-based non-profit advocacy organization that works to provide every American with a fair shot at a good job and a strong voice in our democracy. We are NOW HIRING for positions around the country. Click here to learn more.

We're hiring Campaign Directors to lead our grassroots campaign for a fair economy. We're looking for graduating seniors and students going into their Junior and Senior year who are passionate and ready to take action to create positive social change in our economy and democracy. If you'd like to receive more information, please fill out our online interest form.

Interviews are being held right now and over the next few weeks. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis. If you're ready to apply, please email your resume and one paragraph about why you're interested to Noel Gibson, Lead Campaign Director, at