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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

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Research Experience for Undergraduates with support from the 3M Foundation.  

Applications received by February 15, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Applications may be made at the website  For detailed information about the research areas of individual faculty members, please see

National Science Foundation (NSF) supported Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in "Experimental and Computational Materials Research”

Our application deadline is March 15, 2017.
To apply see our web site: 

Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at the FDA

The National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Jefferson, Arkansas has research projects on the biological effect of potentially toxic chemicals.

Application deadline: February 17, 2017.

Apply online at

Questions? Email to Include this reference code in your email: (FDA-NCTR-2016-0167).

Michigan State University REU summer 2017
Cross-Disciplinary Training in Sustainable Chemistry and Chemical Processes
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
Apply at:

Keck Geology Consortium Undergraduate Research Opportunities

A range of projects in many different sub-disciplines (climate change, petrology, geomorphology, volcanology, geochemistry, structure, geochronology, paleontology and more)….see our project descriptions at 

Online application deadline is February 15, 2017.

Detailed information is available at:

2017 summer research experience (REU) program in the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron

Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017.

Our program will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, and will end on Friday, August 11, 2017.  For further information, please visit our website:


2017 Amgen Scholars Program

Applications for the 2017 U.S. Amgen Scholars Program are now online. 

Deadline: February 1, 2017 (February 15 for the California Institute of Technology).

Eligibility requirements, as well as site-specific programming information, is available via

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. T The program dates this year are June 19 to August 18, 2017.

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017.

For more information, please visit our website:

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:

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:


Southern Teachers Agency K-12 Science Teaching Jobs

Southern Teachers already has openings listed for the 2017-18 academic year, with an expected total of 3,000 listings. This year there are two Southern Teachers Job Fairs for our active candidates – one in Atlanta on February 4 and one in Washington, D.C. on March 25.

Link to Apply: apply now


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

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