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Benedictine isn't the only place our students can get valuable research experience. There are several off-campus research opportunities available through other universities, national laboratories and corporations, both in the Chicago area and nationwide. Many of these include not only a stipend but a housing allowance. Recommendations from faculty have been helpful in allowing students to be awarded these competitive positions.

The list provided below is by no means comprehensive, but is a good starting point for students seeking research and internship positions at off-campus locations.

Non-Science Specific Internships

Fulbright US Student Program: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Pathways for Students & Recent Graduates to Federal Careers
Smithsonian Institute Internship Programs: http://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-opportunities/ 

General Internships in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Disciples

Abbott Laboratories Summer Internship Program: http://www.abbott.com/careers/students/internship-programs.htm

Ames Laboratory Research Opportunities https://www.ameslab.gov/research/scientific-programs

Amgen Scholars Program: http://www.amgenscholars.com/

APS/IBM Research Internships for Undergraduate Women: http://www.aps.org/programs/women/scholarships/ibm/index.cfm

Argonne National Laboratory Undergraduate Educational Programs: http://www.dep.anl.gov/p_undergrad/

AT&T Labs Undergraduate Research Program: http://www.research.att.com/internships?fbid=vz2TotMkTiD

AWIS (Association for Women In Science) Internships: http://www.awis.org/?WhoWeAre

Baxter Internship Programs: http://www.careers.baxter.com/how_to_apply/index.html

Carleton College Summer Opportunities Listing http://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/biol/opportunities/summer/ 

CIRRUS (Summer Research Listing) http://cirrus.chem.plu.edu/

Department of Energy - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI): http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/

DOE Scholars Program: http://orise.orau.gov/doescholars/ 

Department of Homeland Security Education Programs: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/

Fermilab Summer Internships in Science and Technology for Minority Students (SIST): http://sist.fnal.gov/ 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center http://www.fhcrc.org/science/education/Cancer%20Research%20Internships_FHCRC%20site.pdf

IBP Pathways to Science http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/SummerResearch.asp

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) Undergraduate Student Fellowships: https://inlportal.inl.gov/portal/server.pt/community/education/679

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Undergraduate and Graduate Internships: https://www-pls.llnl.gov/?url=jobs_and_internships-internships

Los Alamos National Laboratory Undergraduate Student (UGS) Program: http://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/student-internships/index.php

NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP): http://usrp.usra.edu/students/

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp

National Institute of Standards and Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship: http://www.nist.gov/surfgaithersburg/resprograms.cfm

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Summer Research http://www.nnin.org/nnin_undergraduates.html

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): https://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL): HERE@ORNL Program: http://www.orau.org/ornl/hereatornl/

Sandia National Labs Internships and Co-Ops http://www.sandia.gov/careers/students_postdocs/internships/

SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) Scholarship Program through the Department of Defense: http://smart.asee.org/

UC-Irvine Research Opportunities Program http://www.urop.uci.edu/opportunities/frame_offcampus.html

UCI Research Opportunities Program http://www.urop.uci.edu/opportunities/frame_offcampus.html

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Research http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=7802

Biology-Specific Internships

Columbia Summer Research & Internships Compilation http://www.columbia.edu/cu/biology/ug/intern.html#ny

Eden Evo-Devo-Eco Network http://edenrcn.com/funding/ugrad_internships.html

Environmental Protection Agency's National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Program: http://www.epa.gov/education/NNEMS/

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Research http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/education/

RIT CoOPs/Internships on the web http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/summer.htm

Swarthmore Summer Internships Compilation http://www.swarthmore.edu/x8853.xml

Biochemistry/Molecular Biology-Specific Internships

ACS Directory of Internships for Undergraduate Students: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/students/college/experienceopp.html

ACS Scholars Program: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html

ASBMB Summer Research: https://www.asbmb.org/summerresearch/

Chemistry-Specific Internships

ACS Directory of Internships for Undergraduate Students: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/students/college/experienceopp.html

ACS Scholars Program: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html

CENTC Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Chemical Sciences: http://depts.washington.edu/centc/education_ur.php

National Science Foundation REU Sites—Chemistry: http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.cfm?unitid=5048

Simply Hired Internship Search http://www.simplyhired.com/a/jobs/list/q-summer+intern+chemistry


Physics-Specific Internships

National Science Foundation REU Sites—Physics: http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.cfm?unitid=69

 STEM Internships on ZipRecruiter


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