Off-Campus Research Opportunities

Science Internships and Summer Opportunities


Notre Dame Sites

How to Find a Research Position

College of Science On-Campus Research Opportunities

College of Science Off-Campus Research Opportunities

Center for Social Concerns

Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement ​

DNA Learning Center  email

Kellogg Institute for International Studies Summer Entrepreneurial Internships

UNDERC University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center


Notre Dame Center for Career Development

Center for Career Development

Career Development Guide

First Destination Data


Irish Compass (Networking)

O*NET Online

Vault Career Insider

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore Health Careers


Certification Programs Resulting in paid positions

Certified Medical Scribe Professional

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)


Healthcare Related Opportunities

AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Spurlock Research Fellowship

Camp Sweeney

Center for Disease Control:​

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University PULSE

Div. of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School Summer Research Training Program for Minority Medical Students

Einstein Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program

Emory Winship Cancer Institute Summer Scholars Research Program Enrichment Programs

EyeU@Indiana University

Georgetown Summer Medical Institute

Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)

Indianapolis Zoo

IUPUI Undergraduate Research Programs

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine Pre-Professional Internship Program

MD Anderson Center Summer Research Programs

NAAHP Summer Opportunities

National Institute on Aging Summer Training in Aging Research Program

Orthopaedic Summer Internship Program

Penn State University STEP-UP

Public Health Pathways for Premedical Students

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases STEP-UP

St. Jude Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program: 

Stanford Biosciences Summer Research Program

Summer Health Professions Education Programs

Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School

Summer Institute in BioEngineering and Health Informatics

Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) Columbia

Texas BME Cures Cancer REU

UCSF Summer Research Training Program

UNM School of Medicine Undergraduate Pipeline Network (UPN)

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (GEMS)

University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Summer Fellowship Program

University of Michigan Future Public Health Leaders Program ​

University of Michigan Medical School Undergraduate Summer Research

University of Pittsburgh Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment Program (SPAEP)

UT Health San Antonio Mays Cancer Center Oncology Research Internship

UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Summer Programs

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs:

Yale Mind and Development Lab Summer Internship


Research Opportunities

AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs 

Advancing Cornell Career Experiences for Science Students (ACCESS) Summer Internship Program

American Chemical Society, Internships for Undergraduate Chemistry Students

Amgen Scholars:​

Argonne National Laboratories

Center for Coastal Studies

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Undergraduate Research Program



IBP Pathways:​
Indiana CTSI Undergraduate Clinical and Translational Research Program

IES Abroad

Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering:​

MD-PhD-Focused Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center:

NASA Summer Experiences

NIH Summer Internship Program


NSERC-USRA: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Undergraduate Student research Award (for Canadian residents)

NSF-REUs: National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates

ORISE: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

SAEP: Summer Academic Enrichment Programs:   Several opportunities, search SAEP

SIBS Summer in Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Research Program

SIP: Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (through NIH)

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internship:

SULI: Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship

SURE: Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences: Several opportunities, search SURE

SURF: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships: Several opportunities, search SURF

SURP: Summer Undergraduate Research Programs: Several opportunities, search SURP

UROP: Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programs : Several opportunities, search UROP

US Department of State Pathways Internship Programs:​

US Department of State Summer Internships

Wildlife Intern at Huron-Manistee National Forest Internship Opportunity


Companies that have posted internships in the past​:

Genentech                   Amgen                        Biogen            Epic                 Merck

Genzyme                     Boeringer                    Ingelheim        Biomet            Roche

Eli Lilly                       Boston Scientific        Cerner             Abbott Laboratories

Gilead Sciences          GlaxoSmithKline        Aon                 Baxter             Nuvelo

Johnson & Johnson     Capital One                 Phizer              Medtronic       PWC

Schering-Plough         Stryker                        St. Jude’s        MD Anderson BCG



American Red Cross:

American Cancer Society:


River Bend Cancer Services:

Women in Community Service:​

Women’s Cancer and Resource Center in California: ​

Women’s Care Center of South Bend:

Lifelong Medical Care, A California Health Center:

A Home Away from Homelessness:​

Adolescent Counseling Services:​

Center for the Homeless, South Bend:


Summer Funding

Career Development Summer Funding Program

Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement Grants and Funding

College of Science Travel Grants and other Funding

Nanovic Institute for European Studies Internship and Service Grants