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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

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

Application deadline is February 13, 2015.

For more information see:


2015 NSF Sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Application deadline is April 1, 2015. Decisions will be made no later than April 15, 2015.

For more information:

If you have questions about logistics, housing, and travel arrangements, please contact Charita Cadenhead <> or by phone at (205)975-8076.

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at Northwestern University

The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Northwestern University offers a 9-week, paid summer research experience for undergraduates. 

Applications are due Feb. 15, 2015.

For more information, please visit our website:

Biochemistry Molecular Biology Department at UT-Knoxville REU Program 

Application Deadline: February 27, 2015

More information and on-line applications are available at our web site,


Application: Online applications are due February 15, 2015.

For more information, please visit

Questions about these programs can be directed to Carol Casey at or (626) 395-2887he College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron will be offering a competitive summer research experience (REU) program for the Summer of 2015, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, The University of Akron, and corporate sponsors.

College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron REU Program

Application deadline is Friday, February 6, 2015. 

Our program will begin on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, and will end on Friday, August 7, 2015.  For further information, please visit our website:

Valparaiso University’s Master of Science degree in Computational Science

For more information visit their  website at or contact Dustin Jesch at

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:


JOB OPPORTUNITY: I have a client in the Indianapolis area who is in urgent need of an experienced BS/BA level chemist to set up and run an analytical lab and manage workers in a proprietary, chemical recycling and purification operation. Please contact me if you or someone you know might be interested. Thanks!  John Cleveland, Ph.D., Esq.,

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