Summer Research Opportunities

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Social Sciences and Humanities

Dow Jones News Fund Summer Internships - Nov. 3, 2014
10-week summer internships in business reporting, news, digital and sports copy editing; juniors, seniors and graduate students.

International Radio & Television Society Summer Fellowship - Nov. 2, 2014
9-week summer fellowship for juniors, seniors and graduate students in communication.

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) SITES - deadlines depending on sites
Opportunities for life, physical, and social sciences, STEM education and engineering; deadlines now through February.

Reuters Global Journalism Internships - Dec. 1, 2014
Train with the world's largest multi-media news agency; hands-on business, political and general news reporting.

Science UG Laboratory Internships (SULI) - Jan. 9, 2015
10-week summer internships for sophomores, juniors and seniors pursuing STEM careers to conduct summer research at one of the 17 Dept. of Energy National Laboratories; US citizen or permanent resident.

Smithsonian Natural History Experience (NHRE) - Jan. 29, 2014
Summer internships for undergraduates interested in anthropology, botany, entomology, invertebrate zoology, mineral science, paleobiology, vertebrate zoology and museum education; $5,000 and housing; May 29-Aug. 3

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program– Jan. 15, 2015
Summer internship for seniors, graduate students or graduates in science, math, and engineering interested in working as reporters, researchers and production assistants in mass media organizations; $500/week for 10 weeks. Undergraduate students contact ONCA.  Graduate students contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

American Society of Plant Biologists Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Feb. 14, 2014
10-week mentored plant biology research with an ASPB member at home institution or elsewhere; ideally 2nd year students but others considered; $4,000plus $700 for mentor.

CERN - European Laboratory for Particle Physics- Summer Internship - Dec. 31, 2014
Summer internship for juniors or seniors in physics, engineering or computer sciences; US citizen and permanent residents or Canadian citizen.

Endocrine Society - Jan. 22, 2014
10-12 week summer internship for junior or seniors, first-year graduate and medical students; mentors must be active members of the Endocrine Society.

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship - Jan. 12, 2015
10-week internship for sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students minority and female students in STEM interested in the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy at one of several locations, including national labs; US citizen; $600/wk (UG); $750/wk (MS); $850/wk (PhD and postdoc).

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) SITES - deadlines depending on sites
Opportunities for life, physical, and social sciences, STEM education and engineering; deadlines now through February.

NASA Summer Internships - Mar. 01, 2015
Paid summer internships; undergraduate and graduate students complete an application and identify opportunities of interest but not specific programs; NASA  assigns the student to a specific internship program.

ORISE and ORAU Research Experiences - deadlines depend on programs
Summer internships with various government agencies and laboratories.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Higher Education Research Experiences  (HERE)- throughout year
Summer and other internships for STEM undergraduates, post-BS, MS, PhD; US citizen or legal permanent resident

Oak Ridge National laboratory Nuclear Engineering Laboratory Synthesis Program (NESLS) - deadlines depend on programs
Summerinternships for undergraduates, MS, PhD, and post-MS or doctoral students in nuclear science and nuclear policy; US citizen or international students.

Smithsonian Natural History Experience (NHRE) - Jan. 29, 2014
Summer internships for undergraduates interested in anthropology, botany, entomology, invertebrate zoology, mineral science, paleobiology, vertebrate zoology and museum education; $5,000 and housing; May 29-Aug. 3

US Dept. of Homeland Security HS-STEM Summer Internships - Jan. 06, 2014
10-week internship experiences for UG at National Research Laboratories (Argonne, Idaho, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Sandia, Savannah River); DHS Laboratories (Transportation Security Lab); other research facilities (Air Force Research Lab, Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology); US citizens; $5,000 plus travel.

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