Jobs/Internships

Upcoming STEM Jobs/Internships

Below are some internships/jobs with upcoming deadlines to apply. 

Please choose the subject you are interested in to be taken to the relevant internships: 

Biology/Pre-Med
Chemistry
Physics/Astronomy
Engineering
Computer Science
Other

 

Biology/Pre-Med Opportunities

Molecular Imaging Summer Program (MISP)
Hosted at Memorial Sloan Kettering
Applications open 11/1/22, due by 2/1/23
In this program, you will adapt your biology and chemistry skills to address biomedically-focused imaging research questions in cutting-edge laboratories at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Must have completed college level general Biology and introductory Chemistry and have completed some advanced science classes

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
Sponsored by the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School
Applications open 11/1/22, due by 2/1/23
The program is designed for 10 to 20 outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences.
Applicants must have research experience.

Stanford Summer Community College Research Program
Hosted at Stanford
Applications open 12/1/22, due by 3/1/23
This program promotes and nurtures science literacy, aptitude, and interest by providing students exposure to science through mentorship and scholarly pursuit. The program begins with weekly meetings aimed at preparing participants to transition to a full-time research internship (40 hours per week) in a lab with a Stanford faculty mentor for 7-12 weeks, between June and August. A modest research stipend is provided. 

Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program
Hosted at Stanford
Applications open 12/1/22, due by 3/1/23
This program provides exposure to medicine and health through topics in health disparities, leadership challenges in health provision and administration, science success strategies, professional development, clinical exposure, successful preparation for the medical school application process, postsecondary and graduate/professional school financing.  The 2023 program is expected to be offered as a hybrid program, offering two weeks of virtual learning and four weeks in an on-campus, residential program.
If interested, please check out the following info sessions: 

Summer Systematics Institute 2023
Hosted at University of California Point Reyes Field Station and The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco
Applications due by 2/13/23
This is a 9 week paid internship at where program participants get the opportunity to do museum-based research for the summer. The first week is a week-long field trip to the University of California Point Reyes Field Station to participate in workshops on natural history field methods and science communication. The rest of the program will be at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco where program participants will attend lectures and do lab exercises on phylogenetics and systematics, molecular techniques, biodiversity, and other contemporary issues in natural sciences. 

Pepperdine University Seaver College Undergraduate Research in Biology
Hosted at Pepperdine University
Applications due by 2/8/23
Students will be introduced to varied research tools and techniques and will partner with a faculty member to develop a project idea for their summer research. Then the full SURB group will complete their research proposals and engage in a research retreat at the James Reserve near Idyllwild CA. Over the remainder of the summer, students will pursue individual research projects under the direction of their faculty mentor. Guest scientists will periodically visit the program to give seminars and meet with the SURB research students. The research program will conclude with a student research symposium in late July.
Must have taken one year of Biology and must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

Prep Medico Program
Applications due by 3/1/23
In this program, you will interact with health professionals from UC Davis Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente. Some of the program highlights are that you will examine LatinX health disparities and the social determinants of health and you will understand your personal leadership style and develop new skills. 
Must be a first or second year college student, be a resident of the Central Valley or Northern California, have completed English Composition and first semester of chemistry or general biology. DACA and AB540 students are welcome to apply.

Microbial Friends and Foes Summer REU
Hosted at Cornell University
Applications due by 2/1/23
The goal of the Microbial Friends & Foes REU Summer Site is to expose undergraduate students to concepts, research questions, and experimental approaches central to understanding microbial interactions with eukaryotic hosts and host responses to microbes, and to inspire students to seek careers in science. Participants will be placed in host labs where they will work with a faculty mentor as well as graduate student and postdoctoral mentors to develop and implement an independent research project. The research of potential faculty mentors falls broadly into three themes currently growing within the field of host-microbe interactions: (i) the ecology and evolution of microbe-eukaryote interactions, (ii) mechanisms underlying host-microbe interactions, and (iii) genetic and genomic analysis of microbes related to their associations with eukaryotic hosts.
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident

BioXFEL Summer Internships for Undergraduates
Applications due by 2/17/23
BioXFEL summer internships give students hands-on training in XFEL-related laboratory techniques. The internship also includes a scientific communications workshop, educational seminars and social activities.
Must be a US citizen or US national to apply.

Chemistry Opportunities

Chemical Biology Summer Program
Hosted at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Rockefeller University
Applications open 11/1/22, due by 2/1/23
In this program, you will adapt your chemistry skills to answer biomedically-focused research questions in cutting-edge laboratories at Rockefeller University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Weill Cornell Medicine. 

Math Opportunities

MSRI-UP REU
Berkeley, CA
Applications due by 2/15/23
This six-week summer program takes place at SLMath in Berkeley (formerly known as MSRI). Student participants will learn about a modern mathematical topic and conduct collaborative research, working with a community of mentors and academic peers. Participants will leave with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct and present collaborative research and apply for graduate studies and fellowships
Must have completed 2 years of university level math course and must be a US citizen, US permanent resident, or a DACA student

Physics/Astronomy Opportunities

Life in the Universe-Astronomy, Astrobiology, and Planetery Science at the Seti Institute
Mountain View, CA
Applications due by 2/1/23
The SETI Institute, a non-profit private, scientific research institution located in California’s Silicon Valley, invites you to apply for a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program for highly motivated students who are interested in research related to astronomy, astrobiology, and planetary science. You will work
with scientists at the SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center. Research topics span the field of astrobiology, from microbiology to planetary geology to observational astronomy
Must be a US citizen or a US permanent resident

Engineering Opportunities

CompuCHILD Hiring Part-Time Instructors
Casro Valley, CA
CompuCHILD is looking for part-time instructors to teach after school programs at Castro Valley Elementary Schools.

PIPELINES UCSB Internship
Located at the Ventura Naval Base
Applications due January 29, 2023
PIPELINES is a program where students compete in finding the most innovative and effective design solutions to real-world Naval engineering and science design projects. 
Only open to US citizens and full-time community college students
Information Sessions:
Zoom Info Sessions 12:00-1:00 pm on Tuesday, Jan 10 and Friday, Jan 13, 2023.
Meeting ID: 858 4285 4326 Passcode: 178226

Engineering Summer Program 
Hosted at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City
Applications open 11/1/22, due by 2/1/23
In this program, you will adapt your engineering skills to address biomedically-focused research questions in cutting-edge laboratories at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Weill Cornell Medicine
Groups that are historically underrepresented in science (disadvantaged, disabled, Black, Hispanic/LatinX, Native American) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Berkeley Transfer-To-Excellence Summer Research Program (Undocumented students encouraged to apply!)
Hosted at UC Berkeley
Application open 11/1/22, due by 2/3/23
In this program, you will spend 9 weeks doing hands-on research supported by faculty and graduate mentors. You will also have the opportunity to see guest speakers, go on lab tours, and participate in seminars that will prepare you for your career. This is open to students returning to community college in Fall 2023 who are planning on applying for transfer to start at university in Fall 2024. You will also receive a $3600 for participating. NO PRIOR RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED!
If interested, please check out the following info sessions:

Viterbi Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 
Hosted at USC
Application open 12/1/22, due by 2/10/23
This program provides undergraduate students with opportunities to work on research projects under the mentorship of Viterbi faculty and PhD students. Participants will also engage in networking opportunities to expand their academic and professional horizons. 
Open to U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent residents, or DACA recipients currently in the U.S.

Research Experience for Undergraduates in UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) Technologies
(Aerospace Engineering)
Hosted at Cal Poly Pomono
Application due by 2/15/23
This REU program is designed to increase students' interest in UAV technologies by means of first-hand experience on UAV research with direct mentorship by faculty advisors from various departments within the CPP Colleges of Engineering and Science. This REU Site offers undergraduates opportunities to conduct research during a 10-week summer program, on state-of-the-art technologies and advanced research projects in UAV flight dynamic and control, computer vision, artificial intelligence, embedded systems, and robotics.
Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

Computer Science Opportunities

Computational Biology Summer Program (CBSP)
Hosted at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Rockefeller University
Applications open 11/1/22, due by 2/1/23
In this program, you will adapt your computer science skills to answer biomedically-focused research questions in cutting-edge laboratories at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medicine and Rockefeller University

Artifical Intelligence for Computational Creativity REU
Hosted at Brown University
Applications due by 2/1/23
This is a 9 week, fully funded summer residential program at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. This is an opportunity for students to conduct research with faculty on topics creative generative models, detecting "fake"generated content, AI for game playing, and more. 
Eligibility:
-Open to current undergraduate students-Current undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply! (Women, students with disabilities, low income, first generation, LGBTQIA+ individuals)
-Must have completed the introductory computer science course sequence and mathematics coures including linear algebra, calculus, and probability
-Must be a US citizen or permanent resident

Cultivating the IoT-Enabled Smart Community-REU at UC Irvine
Hosted at UC Irvine
Applications due by 2/20/23
This is an 8-week research experience that is focused on researching cyber-physical systems, embedded systems, human-computer interaction, transportation systems, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning and much more. 
Eligibility:
-must be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident
-must be an engineering or computer science major
-must be at least a sophomore
-must have a GPA of 3.0 or above

Other

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Internships

Check out the internships that SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory offers right here in the Bay Area! Application due dates vary by program. Be sure to check out all internships available for college students. 

SURF 2023 Program
Hosted in Boulder, CO or Gaithersburg, MD
Applications due by February 1st
The NIST SURF program sponsors an 11-week summer internship program for undergraduate students enrolled at U.S. 2-year and 4-year institutions majoring in chemistry, computer science, engineering, materials science, fire research, nanotechnology, information technology, mathematics, biology, manufacturing, statistics, or other STEM disciplines. Designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM through a unique research experience that supports the NIST mission, the program provides students with hands-on research experience under the mentorship of a NIST scientist or engineer
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply

ASSURE REU Program
Hosted by UC Berkeley
Applications due by March 3rd
This program is dedicated to providing opportunities for enthusiastic and dedicated first-generation college students, underrepresented minorities, community college students, and any students for whom a research opportunity may be a challenge. Students majoring in physics, math, astronomy, astrophysics, computer science, chemistry, geology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and other related subjects are encouraged to apply. 
Reigster here for Zoom Information Webinar on Wednesday, February 15th at 3PM
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to apply

PUMAS Program
Hosted by Gladstone Instute in San Francisco, CA
Info session on February 6th at 12:45PM-Register here
Applications due by 3/3/23
The Promoting Underrepresented Minority Advancement in the Sciences (PUMAS) summer internship program aims to provide historically underrepresented community college students with laboratory experience before they transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).
Eligibility:
-must be a US citizen or permanent resident
-must be currently enrolled in a community college and planning on transferring to a 4-year university in STEM
-must have successfuly completed at least two semesters of college-level science courses before the start of the PUMAS inernship
-must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater