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Interdisciplinary Research Opportunities for Undergraduates in Semiconductor Technology (Due February 7, 2023). This is a new program to bring undergraduate students from across the US to conduct research at the University of Michigan this summer. Research opportunities will involve topics ranging from physics, chemistry, and materials to devices, circuits, systems, and algorithms. Interested undergraduate students encouraged to apply. Program Dates: May 30 to August 4, 2023. Benefits: $6,000 stipend; provided housing in university dormitories or housing allowance; partial food allowance. Application: https://semireu.engin.umich.edu/application. Application Deadline: February 7, 2023 for full consideration. See our website for more information: https://semireu.engin.umich.edu
- 2023 Diversity & Inclusion Internship Opportunities (Due February 10, 2023): The NOAA Fisheries’ Inclusive Fisheries Internship Program (IN FISH) and Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP) are now accepting applications for the summer of 2023. These are paid, 10-week internships that help build a diverse and inclusive workforce and provide students from underrepresented groups in marine and ocean sciences with practical experience in marine and environmental science. What’s it like to participate in one of these internships? Meet last year’s IN FISH and PEP students and learn all about their research projects, internship experiences, and more!
- Microbial Biofilm REU -Binghamton University (Due February 11, 2023): Program research will focus on three main aspects; 1) how biofilms form and develop, 2) biofilm-specific mechanisms of antimicrobial tolerance, resistance, and virulence, and 3) how biofilm community structure and composition impact function. Students will earn a $6500 stipend, be housed on-campus, and be provided with a meal allowance. More information is here.
- 2023 Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) at Purdue University (Due February 11, 2023): Program is 8 weeks of intensive research experience with a generous $4,000 stipend and paid expenses. Open to all disciplines: participants have studied everything from history and philosophy to astronautics, biochemistry, and engineering. SROP is a gateway to graduate education at Big Ten Academic Alliance universities. The goal of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers by helping to prepare undergraduates for graduate study though intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities. Learn more and apply here.
Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Internship Program (Due February 15, 2023, 8 AM EST): The Technology Commercialization Internship Program provides paid opportunities for undergraduate students to explore and contribute to advances at the intersection of business and innovative technologies like machine learning, artificial intelligence, computing, data science and biofuels. Students undergo intensive training as they join the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) world-class national laboratory system, boost entrepreneurial thinking, and explore market opportunities. Stipend: $850 per week. Virtual Internships hosted by U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory – no relocation required. In-person closing ceremony at a national laboratory. Travel arrangements and reimbursement will be provided. Internships will be for 10-12 consecutive weeks beginning on or about June 1, 2023. Alternate dates may be considered depending on your class schedules and facility schedules. To apply: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/2023-Internships-OTT
NASA-CCNY Center for Advanced Batteries for Space Summer Internship (Due February 15, 2023): The NASA-CCNY Center for Advanced Batteries for Space is recruiting talented undergraduates for an exciting summer internship. Learn how to design and make novel metal-ionic liquid batteries that operate under extreme conditions for space exploration. Work with a multi-disciplinary team of CCNY chemical engineering faculty, postdoctoral researchers, Ph.D. & undergraduate students, & collaborators. This 10-week, full time internship will run in-person from Jun 5th, 2023 thru Aug 11th, 2023. Participants will receive a $6,000 stipend. Requirements: Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.; Major in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or a related discipline; Ability to commit to full-time research. Students from under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested? Submit your resume & unofficial transcript to SLallramnarine@qcc.cuny.edu by Feb. 15th, 2023.
- NetApp Solutions Engineer Intern (Due April 28, 2023): NetApp is a Fortune 500 company that believes in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations. As part of the S3 (Sales, Services and Support) Academy, they are looking for interns that will work closely with their Sales, Professional Services, Technical Support Engineer, and Solutions Engineering teams for a 10-12 week summer internship. Applicants must be enrolled in an educational or professional program through summer 2023 or later and must be U.S. Residents Only that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This is an internship with a start date in May or June 2023. Recruiting efforts will be ongoing until specific teams find an ideal match. Apply via Handshake.
ACS Undergraduate Internships, Summer Jobs, and Co-ops: The ACS Get Experience Database includes undergraduate research, internships, summer jobs, and co-ops that provide real-world experience for students who want to pursue a career in the chemical sciences. These opportunities are available globally in private companies, academic institutions, government agencies, and nonprofit associations. For international undergraduate students, the job listings also include multi-national organizations that have internships in many countries around the world.
- Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Opportunities:
- DOE & ACS Nuclear & Radiochemistry Undergraduate Summer Schools (Due February 1)
- Stony Brook Chemistry REU: Spectroscopy, Biological Chemistry & Synthesis (Due February 9)
- City College of New York REU: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biodesign (Due February 15)
- Lehman College REU : Integrated Design of Materials in NYC (Due March 15)
- New York University REU: Chemical Biology (Application website opens January 3)