Summer Opportunities

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American Red Cross Intern Program

The American Red Cross Corporate Diversity Department offers internships for undergraduate and graduate students to provide them with the opportunity to learn about key professional positions with the American Red Cross.

Amgen Scholars Program

The Amgen Scholars U.S. Program provides hundreds of selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at some of the nation’s leading educational institutions. Financial support is a critical component of the Amgen Scholars Program.

Brennan Center for Justice Undergraduate Internships

The Brennan Center hires undergraduate student interns for all semesters to provide administrative and clerical support to staff in our Development, Communications, Finance & Operations, Democracy, and Justice Departments. This job is great experience for undergraduates interested in the general workings of a not-for-profit organization.

Carter Center Internships

Carter Center interns come from around the world and make vital contributions to the Center's work. In turn, the Center provides a substantive learning experience that serves as a basis for interns to explore their career options and to attain professional skills. The goal of the Internship Program is to develop an informed and skilled work force committed to advancing peace and health worldwide. 

Cloisters Summer Internship for College Students

This nine-week internship is awarded each summer to eight college students who are interested in art and museum careers, enjoy working with children, and have an interest in medieval art. A stipend is provided.


RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada, and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of2 to 3 months during the summer.

Kathryn Davis Fellowships

The Kathryn Davis Fellowships cover the full cost of summer language study from beginner to graduate levels in Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian at the Middlebury College Language Schools. Fellowship grants cover the full comprehensive fee (tuition, room, and board).

Department of Homeland Security-STEM Summer Internship Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for rising juniors and seniors majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to conduct research in DHS mission-relevant research areas at federal research facilities located across the country.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The Hollings Scholarship Program works to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training oopportunities The award provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study and a full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility.

International Max Planck Research School Summer Internships

The Max-Planck-Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics is offering several summer intern fellowships for undergraduates who wish to gain experience in scientific lab work for 3 months every year between June and September. Interns will be provided with a stipend to cover their living expenses and accommodation in the institute's guesthouse.

International Radio and Television Society Foundation Fellowships

The Summer Fellowship Program, the most notable student out-reach effort of IRTS, teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Each year college juniors, seniors and graduate students are selected nationwide to participate in the nine-week Summer Fellowship Program.

Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program

The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program offers internships in public policy located in Washington, DC, and at state-based policy organizations across the country featuring a $1,500 stipend.

Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Interns:

Projects focus on subjects related to American history and literature, cataloging, film, television and radio, sound recordings, rare books and book arts, history of graphic arts, architecture, design, engineering, librarianship, music, or preservation. Fellows receive a stipend of $300 per week.

Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program

(LSSURP) The University of Minnesota LSSURP is supported by the University of Minnesota Medical School. The programs begin with an orientation, followed a 10-week research project under the direction of a University of Minnesota faculty mentor and numerous special activities focused on professional development as well as social interaction. The University of Minnesota strongly encourages students whose backgrounds encompass diversity in culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, and economic background to apply for LSSURP summer research positions.

Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

$6000 research fellowships for undergraduate students dedicated to scientific research alongside professional biomedical scientists.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Internships Program

The Museum offers forty-one paid internships for undergraduate and master's-degree students each year. Interns commence in June and are placed in host departments where they work closely with supervisors on special and ongoing projects.

Microsoft Scholarships

Various scholarships for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines. One year award for students attending institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, required that the student complete a salaried summer internship.

National Gallery of Art Summer Internship Program

Since 1964 the National Gallery of Art has offered professional museum training to candidates from all backgrounds through a variety of internship programs. Nine-week summer internships provide opportunities to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Interns receive a stipend of approximately $4,500.

Oxfam America - CHANGE Initiative

CHANGE is Oxfam America’s national student leadership training program for rising sophomores and juniors. Each year 50 students are selected from the US and around the world. The year-long program requires that accepted applicants attend a week-long training in the summer. CHANGE Leaders commit to join or form an Oxfam Club and implement an Oxfam campaign on campus.

J. W. Saxe Memorial Prize for Public Service

Annual $1,000 scholarship to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public and civil service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term.

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) National Laboratories.

Smithsonian Museums Internship Programs

The Smithsonian offers a wide range of internships that fall into five broad categories: art; history and culture; libraries, archives, and preservation; professional services; and science and research.

Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science for Underrepresented Students

The American Bar Foundation sponsors a program of summer research fellowships to interest undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences. The summer program is designed to introduce students to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in the field of law and social science.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through a unique research experience that supports the NIST mission.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships

ThinkSwiss offers scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. It supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.