Science Internships





AISES INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE CURE PROGRAM
NATIVE AMERICAN RESEARCH CENTER FOR HEALTH
FUTURE PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS PROGRAM (FPHLP)
THE SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE LABORATORY INTERNSHIP (SULI)
INTRODUCTION TO CANCER RESEARCH CAREER PROGRAM
FOUR DIRECTIONS SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM



AISES INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Purpose: To Explore Opportunities with AISES' Partner Agencies. The AISES Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that provides qualified AISES students with internship opportunities to explore potential federal service careers with the following agencies. Interns are provided a weekly stipend and local transportation allowance.

Eligibility:
In order to be eligible for this program, applicants must:

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). GPA requirement for Bonneville Power internship is 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Be enrolled and pursuing a degree in a college or university on a full-time basis.
  • Be a college or university sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student at the time the internship begins.
  • AISES membership is strongly encouraged.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident.

Interns should not undertake this commitment if their personal or financial obligations prevent them from being able to participate for ten consecutive weeks or creates an undue hardship.

Application: May be obtained from website
Deadline: Varies for each Partner Agency, for full list see website
Contact:
American Indian Science & Engineering Society
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
P: (505) 765-1052
F: (505) 765-5608
www.aises.org

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SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE CURE PROGRAM

Purpose: The CURE Program is designed to engage the scientific curiosity and promote the potential cancer research careers of promising young high school and undergraduate students from underrepresented populations, such as, African American, American Indian, and Pacific Islander.

Eligibility: City of Hope welcomes high school and college students who meet the following criteria. Students must be at least sixteen years of age. They should have taken courses in chemistry and biology. Because City of Hope is also a hospital, state law requires students to submit immunization records and proof of a negative tuberculosis skin test. All students must have work authorization and, at the time of hire, be able to present documentation showing their right to work in the U.S.

Application:

  • Fill out online Summer Student application
  • Check CURE Program applicant to indicate desire to be considered for the CURE Program as well

    Duration: Twelve weeks
    Amount: Stipend is $3899
    Deadline: February
    Contact:
    1500 East Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91
    P: 626-256-HOPE (4673)
    CURE Program    

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NATIVE AMERICAN RESEARCH CENTER FOR HEALTH

Purpose:
The Graduate College at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center has developed and hosts a number of summer undergraudate research programs. The Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH) Student Development Program, funded through a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) in collaboration with the Indian Health Service (IHS), is designed to better prepare and encourage undergraduate students to pursure careers in biomedical research or related health sciences. Studies show that undergraduate reseach programs are beneficial to the success of applying to and completion of a graduate degree program. This program offers outstanding undergraduate students intensive, hands-on research opportunities in the laboratories of select OUHSC biomedial faculty mentors.

Application: www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/NARCH/ 
Deadline: March 12  

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FUTURE PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS PROGRAM (FPHLP)

University of Michigan School

The Program:
FPHLP begins in the last week of May and ends August 2, 2013.

The program includes:

  • Orientation to public health at the University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • A 3-day retreat at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA
  • On-campus housing
  • Stipend of $3,000 distributed equally over the summer
  • Round-trip transportation from your home to Ann Arbor, MI
  • Opportunity to meet, interact, and engage with diverse public health practitioners and faculty
  • Engaged mentorship to guide you in the field of public health, public health careers, and the graduate school application process
  • Field experience and hands-on learning
  • Public health career exploration
  • Group learning at UM-SPH, including seminars, lectures and workshops

Eligibility: FPHLP works towards preparing students to become leaders in public health to address health equity.

  • Students who have completed at least two years (or equivalent ) of undergraduate study from an accredited college or university in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territory
  • Please note that students with an Associate's Degree must provide proof of acceptance into a 4-year institution.
  • Recent college graduates (after April 2012) who have not been accepted into a graduate program (including medical school) also qualify
  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident or U.S. National
  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, persons with disabilities, and economically disadvantaged individuals are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA (good academic standing) is recommended

Application: http://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/internships/opportunities.html

About UM-SPH: The University of Michigan School of Public Health seeks to create and disseminate knowledge with the aim of preventing disease and promoting the health of populations worldwide. We are especially concerned with health equity and thus have a special focus on disadvantaged populations who suffer disproportionately from illness and disability. We serve as a diverse and inclusive crossroads of knowledge and practice, with the goal of solving current and future public health problems.

Contact Us: If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact our Program Assistants at fphl.program@gmail.com for more information.


The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 15 participating DOE laboratories. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission. 

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited institution, and also have completed at least one year as a matriculating undergraduate student at the time of applying (additional undergraduate credits obtained prior to enrollment cannot be applied to meet the minimum one-year completion requirement). Applicants who will complete their undergraduate degree prior to starting their internship may apply as a "Graduating Senior", if (1) the applicant has not yet started a program of graduate study and will not matriculate as a graduate student prior to completing the SULI term, and (2) the time period between receipt of an undergraduate degree and starting the SULI term is less than one year. Community college students are eligible to apply.

Apply: http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/
Deadline: January 10, 2014



I
ntroduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) Program

ICRC participants will have the opportunity to tour the facilities of the NCI and the NIH, listen to and network with research fellows, and potentially interview for an internship with NCI Investigators.  This program provides participants with the opportunity to experience the NCI first-hand and personally interact with the world’s leading cancer researchers.

Successful candidates for the ICRC Program will have a strong academic record, demonstrated research experience, and a commitment to a career in biomedical, behavioral, or population science research.

Apply: https://icrc.nci.nih.gov/icrc/
Deadline: November 11



Four Directions Summer Research Program - Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Woman's Hospital
is an exciting summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate students with a commitment to the health of Native American communities.

Apply:  http://fdsrp.org/about-fdsrp.html
Deadline: February 17, 2014 

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