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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

Northern Illinois University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry  2018 NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Additional details, as well as the online applications, may be found at

NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) 2018

Deadline: January 30, 2018

The eight-week program begins June 18, 2018 and concludes August 10, 2018 and  will take place during the first two weeks of the program at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, in Palmdale, CA. Post-flight data analysis and interpretation will take place during the final six weeks of the program at the University of California, Irvine.

Applicants must be US citizens.

Watch a video about the program:

For more information and to apply:

The Chemistry Department at the University of North Texas Summer 2018 NSF-REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Program.  

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 15, 2018. 

For more information go to the webpage:

The Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine  MS Program

Deadline: Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year will be accepted until June 1, 2018 or until the class is full.  Early applications are encouraged, and foreign applicants should apply before March 1, 2018.

More information can be found on our website:

2018 Summer Research Experience (REU) program in the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron

The application deadline is Friday, February 16, 2018.  

For further information, please visit our website: .

2018 Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at federal research facilities located across the country. Research experiences are offered at: Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, IL) ● Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA) ● Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA) ● Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos, NM) ● National Security Technologies – Remote Sensing Laboratory (Las Vegas, NV and Andrews AFB, MD) ● Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, TN) ●Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, WA) ● Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (Menlo Park, CA)

Application deadline: January 29, 2018, at 8:00 AM 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

Summer Research Program at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) facility in Jefferson, Arkansas.

The appointment period is full time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 21, 2018.

The application deadline is February 16, 2018.

Apply online at

If you have questions, send an email to Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email (FDA-NCTR-2018-0116).

The University of Delaware (REU) program in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Application due date: February 1, 2018.

The REU program is scheduled from June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018

More information can be found here: . If you have any questions please contact us at

REU web site:
REU twitter: @sharonrozovsky

TECBio REU @ Pitt:University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Application Deadline:  February 12, 2018

Program Dates:  May 21 – July 27, 2018

For more information see:

Illinois Research Experience for Undergraduates at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  

Deadline: Applications received by February 16, 2018 will receive full consideration. Given heavy demand for our program, files incomplete at 11:59 PM on the closing date will not be kept open for consideration.  Letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline.

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

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

Application deadline is February 9, 2018.

For information see: web site:

REU/Lando Program at the University of Minnesota. 

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Further details are provided in the attached flyer and on the program website at

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at Northwestern University: The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)

Deadline: Applications are due Feb. 15,2018.

For more information, please visit our website:

If you have any questions, please contact us at

The Chemistry Department at the University of North Texas invites applications for our Summer 2018 NSF-REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Program. 

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Application forms and additional information can be found on our webpage:


Announcing: New IU School of Medicine Master Program: Anesthesiologist Assistant Program – Master of Science in Anesthesia! 

February 1, 2018 – IUSM AA Program deadline for CASAA applications.

For questions regarding appropriate alternative coursework, contact the MSA program (IUSMAA@IU.EDU). For any additional information on the program please visit: Applications are submitted via CASAA: If you have further questions about the AA profession check out the following website: or the following video:

RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey, invites talented students to apply for our highly successful SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAMRiSE (Research iScience and Engineering)

Students should apply now. Rolling admissions is in progress and is highly selective.

Questions? or 848.932.6584.

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:


The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) seeks applications for the Commercial Buildings Integration Program. This award funds recent Bachelor’s, and Master’s graduates to accelerates the voluntary uptake of efficient building technologies and develops solutions to overcome non-technical barriers to energy efficiency.

Learn more and apply at

Southern Teachers Agency K-12 Science Teaching Jobs

Needs chemistry teachers
Link to their online application . Many of our schools are actively interviewing and hiring candidates now.

As always, if you have questions about Southern Teachers, you can read more about us here.

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