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Summer 2021 Internship Opportunities

Virtual Computer Science REU Internship Program with Boise State University

REU Site: Data-Driven Security
Program dates: June 1, 2021 – July 30, 2021
Apply by December 31, 2020 at

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Laboratory Summer Internship Program

Internship Site: William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City International Airport in Atlantic City, NJ
Program dates: TBD between the months of May 2021 and September 2021
Apply ASAP at

Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program

Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
Program dates: June 1, 2021 – August 6, 2021
Apply by January 15, 2021 at

NASA Delaware Space Grant Consortium Opportunities

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DESGC Undergraduate Summer Research Internship

Apply by February 12, 2021

NASA Center Summer Internship

Apply by March 5, 2021

Academic Year Graduate Research Fellowship

Apply by February 26, 2021

Academic Year Undergraduate Tuition Awards

Apply by March 12, 2021

Delaware INBRE or Delaware EPSCoR Project WiCCED Summer Internship Programs

Participate in a paid 10-week summer internship experience at a Delaware partner institution (i.e. Wesley College, University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware Technical Community College, Christiana Care Health System, or Nemours Children’s Hospital) or a Delaware affiliate partner institution (i.e. Green Clinics Laboratory, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control, Brandywine Zoo, Delaware BioScience Organization, Delaware Health Information Network, Delaware Health Science Alliance, Delaware Public Health Laboratory, Wilmington VA (Veterans Affairs) Medical Center, & Wilmington University)
Apply by March 1, 2021 at

Summer Research Internship for Minority Students with Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, WV

Program Details:
Program Dates: June 1, 2021- July 27, 2021
Apply by: February 12, 2021 at

Premedical Urban Leaders Summer Enrichment (PULSE) Internship with Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Program Dates: June 1 – July 9, 2021
Apply by February 1, 2021 at

NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) Scholars Connect Program

Why Apply?

As a Scholar, you will be a part of research teams striving to accomplish NIEHS research mission in areas related to human health and the environment. NSCP is dedicated to providing training in biomedical research so that you can apply your knowledge outside the classroom and gain career-changing experiences.

Stipend ~ $2,300/month (Full-Time Summer Connection); ~ $850/month (Part-Time Fall and Spring Connections)

Program Dates:

Summer Connection: June 1, 2021–August 6, 2021 Full-time
Fall Connection: September 7, 2021–November 19, 2021 Part-time
Spring Connection: January 3, 2022–April 15, 2022 Part-time
Dates are subject to change

For additional information visit;

Apply by February 10, 2021 at

Maryland Sea Grant Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

Program Highlights:

12-week program: May 23 to August 14, 2021
$7,200 stipend plus housing and travel support to and from host institution
Funded by the National Science Foundation and thus limited to US citizens or permanent residents
Applications due: February 19, 2021

For additional information and to apply, visit:

Repperger Research Intern Program at an Air Force Research Laboratory Location

The Repperger Research Intern Program is a 10-week educational experience, providing research opportunities for students at one of three Air Force research facilities under the mentorship of an Air Force scientist. The program posthumously honors Dr. Daniel W. Repperger, who mentored many young people during his 35-year research career with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).


Applicants need to meet the following eligibility criteria at the time of application:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited institution of higher education during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Be pursuing a degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale.

Research Locations

  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH
  • Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Program Dates
June 7 – August 13, 2021

How to Apply
Submit your application via the link:

Apply by: February 15, 2021, at 8 a.m. ET

For additional information, visit If you have any questions, please contact

NSF Data Analysis and Statistics Summer Internships

The National Science Foundation (NSF), National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) provides policy makers and the public high-quality information on the science and engineering enterprise.

This internship is for participants in a wide variety of fields including, but not limited to: Business Management, Communications and Graphic Design, Computer Sciences, Economics, Marketing, Mathematics and Statistics, and Survey Methodology.

What will I be doing?

As a Research Ambassador intern, you will have the opportunity to explore a federal career and gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent and skills in a variety of settings. You will learn and collaborate on projects that make use of expertise from a variety of fields, including survey methodology, survey statistics, economics and other social science disciplines to design, study, implement and conduct national surveys to measure the science and engineering enterprise. You will also be engaged in research projects, evaluation initiatives, surveys, data collection, and specialized analyses.

What is the anticipated start date?

Exact start dates will be determined at the time of selection and in coordination with the selected candidates. Appointments are typically between May and September.

Where will I be located? Alexandria, VA (Washington D.C. area)

Appointments may result in a virtual placement due to COVID-19 impacts.

What are the benefits?

You will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses as determined by NSF. Stipends are typically based on academic standing, discipline, and experience. You may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses.

Learn more about the NCSES Research Ambassadors Program at

Questions? Email

Apply by March 31, 2021 at 4:00 pm EST at

Marine Sciences Summer Program at the University of Delaware

Program Features:

10-week program from Monday, June 7 to Friday, August 13, 2021
$6,400 stipend
Free housing
Travel assistance

Apply today or by February 12, 2021 at

10-Week Department of Homeland Security Faculty Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions

Faculty receive a $1,200 weekly stipend and are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-up funding at the end of their appointment.

Graduate students receive a $700 weekly stipend.

Undergraduate students receive a $600 weekly stipend.

All participants may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowances.

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

Previous program participants may apply.

For additional program information, please visit:

To apply by January 11, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST, please visit:

Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP)

About the Program

The Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP – promotes the education and development of the next generation workforce in critical science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM)-related disciplines that complement current and future missions of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM-

MSIPP interns will be given the opportunity to complete summer internships aligned with ongoing DOE-EM research under the direction of a host national laboratory. The internship will be performed at the host national laboratory, utilizing their facilities and equipment under the guidance of a senior research mentor.


To be eligible for an MSIPP Internship, the candidate must:

· Be working toward a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics)

· Have a minimum undergraduate/graduate GPA of 3.0/3.2 on a 4.0 scale (check the individual opportunities for specifics)

· Be a U.S. citizen

· Pass a drug test upon selection

· Be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at one of the following accredited Minority Serving Institutions (

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· Idaho National Laboratory (

· Los Alamos National Laboratory (

· Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (

· Savannah River National Laboratory (

· Department of Energy HQ (

For additional program information and to apply by January 29, 2021, please visit

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) 10-Week Summer Internship Program

Why should I apply?

As an intern, you will perform research-level computational activities and gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent, and skills to research and development projects focused on high performance computing (HPC). You will also be able to establish connections with DOE scientists and subject matter experts that promote long-term relationships between yourself, researchers, and DOE.

What are the benefits?

Undergraduate students $600 per week
Graduate students $750 per week
Travel reimbursement up to $1,000, if eligible
Housing allowance of $150/week, if eligible

Be a U.S. citizen.
Be at least 18 years old by May 1, 2021.
Meet one of the following conditions:
Recent graduate: Have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree in the past two years in a discipline related to high performance computing.
Undergraduate Student: Be enrolled as a full-time student as a junior or senior at a U.S. accredited college or university during winter/spring 2021 and be pursuing a degree in a discipline related to high performance computing.
Graduate Student: Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at a U.S. accredited college or university during winter/spring 2021 and be pursuing a degree in a discipline related to high performance computing.

How to Apply
Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Deadline: Application and recommendations are due February 1, 2021, 4:00 PM EST.

For more information, contact

The EERE HPC4Mfg Internship Program is sponsored by the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO-

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