External Opportunities

Applying and participating in external programs to ones institution can help you in acquiring and observing an extensive breadth of new ideas. It will also improve your chances when applying to graduate school and jobs. This because employeers and academics usually search for candidates who have gone above and beyond their comfort zone and were exposed successfully to a wide range of scenarios. What follows is a compilation of some resources where you will be able to find some of these opportunitites.

 

GOVERNMENT AND ACADEMIA INTERNSHIPS

 

USAJOBS Pathways for Undergraduate Students

https://www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads/ 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Specialized information for Undergraduate Students

http://www.nsf.gov/funding/education.jsp?org=NSF&fund_type=1

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates

https://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/

National Institute of Health (NIH) opportunities for undergraduates

https://www.training.nih.gov/programs

Department of Energy (DoE)

http://energy.gov/diversity/stem-internships-fellowships-and-mentoring

Department of Defense (DoD) Internships

http://godefense.cpms.osd.mil/internships.aspx

 

CORPORATE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

International Business Machines (IBM)

https://www-03.ibm.com/employment/us/un_interns_coops.shtml

Genentech Internship Program

https://www.gene.com/careers/academic-programs/interns-co-ops

 

REPOSITORIES OF INTERNSHIPS

 

Pathways to Science

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/undergrads.aspx

ISPE Repository

http://ispe.org/students/companies-with-internship-programs

Internjobs.com

http://www.internjobs.com

Internshipprograms.com

http://www.internshipprograms.com