- 1 LIST OF SUMMER INTERNSHIPS & PROGRAMS
- 1.2 New York
- 1.2.1 LifeSci NYC Internship Program
- 1.2.2 Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- 1.2.3 Brookhaven National Laboratory
- 1.2.4 Brooklyn (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center
- 1.2.5 City of New York Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
- 1.2.6 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
- 1.2.7 Columbia University/Barnard College
- 1.2.8 Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Program for Undergraduates
- 1.2.9 Cornell University,The Rockefeller Univ. & Sloan-Kettering Institution
- 1.2.10 Fellowship Program for Premedical Students
- 1.2.11 Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (AHHE)
- 1.2.12 Long Island Jewish Medical Center
- 1.2.13 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- 1.2.14 New York University Medical Center
- 1.2.15 Charles B. Wang Community Health Center Undergraduate Internship Opportunity
- 1.2.16 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)
- 1.2.17 Roswell Park Cancer Institute
- 1.2.18 SUNY State College of Optometry
- 1.3 In Northeast (NJ, PA, CT, RI, New England)
- 1.3.1 American Cancer Society
- 1.3.2 Boston University
- 1.3.3 Brown University Leadership Alliance
- 1.3.4 Connecticut (University of) Schools of Dental Medicine & School of Medicine
- 1.3.5 Hartford Hospital
- 1.3.6 Harvard Medical School
- 1.3.7 MIT Health Sciences and Technology- The Summer Institute
- 1.3.8 New Jersey, University of Medicine & Dentistry (UMDNJ)
- 1.3.9 Princeton University Department of Chemistry
- 1.3.10 The Whale Center of New England (formerly Cetacean Research Unit or CRU)
- 1.3.11 Pittsburgh (University of) Howard Hughes Medical Institute
LIST OF SUMMER INTERNSHIPS & PROGRAMS
LifeSci NYC Internship Program
The City has a vested interest in preparing a diverse range of New York City students for careers in the life sciences sector. The program provides quality internships for undergraduate and graduate students, while offering curriculum and training support with refined “hard” skills in the sciences and “soft” skills of professional and personal development.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Offers 50 college students each summer an exceptional opportunity to conduct original research. The program is designed for outstanding undergraduates with a strong background in the biomedical sciences.
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461 (718) 430-2000
Brookhaven National Laboratory
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has established a national program titled the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI). Under it, Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and other labs offer student appointments for spring, summer, and fall terms. Participants will be associated with members of the scientific and professional staff in an educational program developed to give research experience in areas of chemistry, physics, engineering, biology, nuclear medicine, applied mathematics, high- and low-energy particle accelerators, and science writing.
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Building 438, PO Box 5000
Upton, New York, 11973-5000
Brooklyn (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center
An 8-week research opportunity for sophomore and junior undergraduates. Students work under the direction of a faculty member in either basic science or clinical departments. Designed for undergrads that have historically been underrepresented in the biomedical and health related professions.
SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn
450 Clarkson Ave., Box 1186,
Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098.
City of New York Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Full-time, 10-12 week internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to undergraduates. Student participates in a project under the direct supervision of experienced public health professionals who are recognized experts and leaders in their fields of public health practice. Projects are located at the Department or other health-related institutions.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Approximately 25 students from around the world will be accepted to the 10-week summer program to work with senior Laboratory staff members on independent research projects, specifically biomedical sciences.
Watson School of Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Research Program
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Columbia University/Barnard College
A summer research program to a select group of motivated undergraduate students who will benefit from the opportunity of hands-on biology related laboratory research.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Program for Undergraduates
The program offers the chance to experience scientific research as an undergraduate. The program is open to US citizens or permanent residents who have completed their junior or sophomore year in college with majors in earth science, environmental science, chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, or engineering. Applicants should have an interest in conducting research in the Earth or ocean sciences.
Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Cornell University,The Rockefeller Univ. & Sloan-Kettering Institution
Geared toward underrepresented minority students who have completed their freshmen or sophomore years of college. The goal is to foster an interest in biomedical research leading to doctoral training.
Fellowship Program for Premedical Students
Program designed to give 25 premedical students, who have completed junior year in college, deeper insights into the field of medicine, including issues that greatly affect the health of traditionally underserved groups.
Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (AHHE)
AHHE Summer Mentorship Program
The program provides the opportunity to learn more about major issues, skills and responsibilities involved in a career in healthcare administration.
AHHE Summer Enrichment Program
A 12- week internship position for a college junior or senior, a first year graduate student, or a second year health administration graduate student, interested in learning about a career in health services management.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
The service guild hires over 1,000 volunteers during the summer, from pre-med to high school students. Volunteers serve in their two gift shops, Ambulatory Services, various offices, Child Life in Schneider Children’s Hospital and many other positions. Apply in person to the Volunteer office Monday-Friday or call 516-470-7090.
270-05 76th Ave.
New Hyde Park, NY 11040-1433
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
This ten-week research program is designed for approximately 20 outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedical related sciences
1275 York Avenue, Box 441
New York, NY 10065
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
The Program begins on the first Monday of June and runs for 10 full-time consecutive weeks. It is for freshman, sophomores or juniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 motivated toward research.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, New York 10029
New York University Medical Center
Sackler Institute of Undergraduate Biomedical Sciences (SURP)
This is a Summer Undergraduate Research Program in the basic medical sciences for qualified sophomores and juniors who are interested in pursuing research careers (MD/PhD or PhD). Underrepresented minority students are encouraged to apply.
The Center for Neural Science Summer Research Program
This summer research experience program for undergraduates with an interest in neuroscience. This program is designed to foster entry into a neuroscience research-centered career. Students apply for positions in a 10-week summer program during which they actively participate in research projects in the laboratories of New York University science faculty.
NYU School of Medicine
550 First Ave., LH Room 4-32-0
New York, NY 10016.
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center Undergraduate Internship Opportunity
This 8-week health career training program in Manhattan is designed to provide students with first-hand exposure to the health field. Eligible students must be an undergraduate student, have an interest in health or allied health careers and have an interest in and some knowledge of Asian American communities.
Manhattan, NY and Queens, NY Office Locations
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)
In its design, this academic Entry Program strengthens participants’ science, clinical, and research skills to enhance their competitiveness for careers in medicine and the biomedical sciences. SURF Program participants are matched with a faculty mentor and they conduct focused research in a medical center laboratory.
School of Medicine & Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave., Box 601
Rochester, NY 14642
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Summer Medical and Dental Education Programs (SMEP)
SMDEP is a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation. Program sites include Columbia, Yale, New Jersey Medical and New Jersey Dental, University of Virginia, Howard University, Duke University, and much more.
SUNY State College of Optometry
Optometry Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program
Designed to increase the exposure and awareness of the profession of Optometry. Minorities and economically disadvantaged students encouraged to apply. Winter Internship Program will be held in January. Must be a NYS resident and a sophomore or junior.
33 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
In Northeast (NJ, PA, CT, RI, New England)
American Cancer Society
The Alvin T. and Viola D. Fuller Research Fellowship
The fellowship lasts a minimum of 10 weeks and allows participants to assist in cancer research. It carries with it a $4,000 stipend. Applicants must be residents of New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, or VT) and enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program. They may be attending college/university outside of New England. Minority students are encouraged to apply.
( http://www.bu.edu/urop/forstudents/funds/surf/index.html )
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
SURF is a 10 week research experience that supports undergraduate students for the summer at Boston University. Participants from institutions across the country are paired with BU faculty members who will serve as their research mentors. As part of the program, participants also attend a series of summer enrichment workshops whose topics range from laboratory safety to research ethics to scientific writing.
Research Internships at Marine Science at Wood Hole, MA
This program is hosted by Boston University. Undergraduates who have decided on a career in marine sciences are encouraged to apply for a research internship for work on organisms and processes in coastal bays of New England. Interns make use of the rich variety of research taking place in the Woods Hole community, to work on a semi-independent project with an appropriate host scientist. Interns work closely with a host scientist to design a feasible project, carry out the work, and prepare results for talks and manuscripts.
143 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
Brown University Leadership Alliance
Summer Research Program (Rhode Island)
The program is designed to encourage highly motivated underrepresented students across all disciplines to consider academic careers in higher education. NOTE: Program sites are available throughout the U.S. See website for listings.
Connecticut (University of) Schools of Dental Medicine & School of Medicine
(3) Undergrad. Summer Research Internships for Research in Biological & Biomedical Sciences
This is a 10-week program for highly qualified and motivated students who have completed their sophomore year and have an interest in obtaining a Ph.D. in the biological and biomedical sciences. (http://grad.uchc.edu/internships/intern_intro.html)
This program is designed for undergraduate college students who are interested in careers in medicine, dental medicine, or a combined degree (M.D./Ph.D. or D.M.D./Ph.D.). Students who are completing their junior year are given preference. Applicants should have completed some college coursework in biology and chemistry (preferably through organic chemistry). Previous laboratory experience is desirable. A variety of projects are available.
This is for students who are interested in a career in medicine, dental medicine or biomedical research and for applicants who have completed some college coursework in biology and chemistry (preferably through organic chemistry).
U. Conn. Health Center, Room AG062
263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06030-1905
The Summer Student Research Fellowship Program
This program offers a unique clinical research opportunity for college students pursuing careers in medicine. The fellowship is designed exclusively for pre-medical students completing either their junior or senior year in college. It offers the student an introduction to research methodology, patient treatment, and ethical issues in medicine as well as exposure to a broad spectrum of health care providers within a large community teaching hospital.
Medical Education Programs
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06102-5037
Harvard Medical School
The Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program (SHURP)
This is offered for college students from under-represented groups who are seriously considering research careers in the biomedical sciences SHURP is one of the fifteen summer research programs participating in the Summer Research Early Identification Program of the Leadership Alliance, a consortium of 31 colleges and universities dedicated to improving the participation of historically underrepresented students in graduate education programs.
The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP)
A summer program run for Native American college students by Native American medical student members of the Native American Health Organization at Harvard Medical School FDSRP welcomes applicants who are interested in becoming familiar with the medical and research community at Harvard Medical School, and who are seriously committed to helping their Native communities.
Harvard School of Public Health
655 Huntington Ave., Bldg. I-1204
Boston, MA 02115-6021
MIT Health Sciences and Technology- The Summer Institute
( http://web.mit.edu/gso/admissions/summer.html )
The MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP)
Each student receives supervision from an MIT faculty member, postdoctoral fellow, or advanced graduate student. Individual counseling on academic careers is also available. This is an opportunity for constructive feedback on selecting relevant undergraduate courses and acquiring the appropriate skills. Each student will produce an abstract, a research paper, and an oral presentation at the end of the program. There is also the possibility for co-authoring a scientific paper with one’s supervisor
Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) Program & Biomedical Optics Program
Program offers two unique opportunities for outstanding students considering a career in biomedical engineering and medical science. Program participants gain hands-on research experience working alongside members of an internationally recognized scientific community. The programs are designed to help participants explore career options or prepare for graduate level research.
Graduate Students Office
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
New Jersey, University of Medicine & Dentistry (UMDNJ)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Summer Medical Education Program (SMDEP)
This 6-week summer academic enrichment program is located at 11 sites nation-wide designed to assist minority students to pursue careers in the health professions.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Neuroscience
(For Students from New Jersey.) Outstanding applicants will be selected to join a research laboratory on the UMDNJ or Rutgers campus for a 10 week program, where they will engage in hands-on experimentation. In collaboration with their mentors, students will be expected to design and implement individual research projects during this period. This involves formulating a hypothesis, and learning laboratory skills, data collection and documentation. Areas of research involve a broad range of topics in developmental and adult neurobiology.
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
683 Hoes Lane West
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Princeton University Department of Chemistry
Summer Minority Undergraduate Research Program
Interdisciplinary training effort in the field of molecular biophysics. The purpose is to encourage minority sophomores and juniors to consider pursuing graduate study in molecular biophysics. Must be US citizen and have GPA of 3.5 or better.
Princeton, NJ 08544
The Whale Center of New England (formerly Cetacean Research Unit or CRU)
Several Research Projects and Internship Opportunities
Non-profit research organization of approx. 10 people involved with the study of behavior, ecology and natural history of whales and dolphins found in the waters off Cape Ann, MA. Internships for fall, winter and summer are available. The Whale Center of New England in biology and animal behavior. College credit may be arranged by the student through their department or as an independent research program at their college or university.
24 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930
Pittsburgh (University of) Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships/BiologicalSciences Education Program
The fellowship is for undergrads seriously contemplating research careers in the molecular and cellular aspects of the biological sciences. Participate in original research projects having an oral and written presentation of results in the final week.
HHMI Summer Fellowship Program
Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment Program (SPAEP)
Two intensive 7-week programs designed for underrepresented minority high school seniors and college freshmen that are interested in medicine. This program focuses on strengthening academic skills, building motivation and providing broad