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STEM programs, research opportunities, and contacts in Biotechnology.


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High School Students


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

(Bethesda, MD)
• Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program
Every year the University of Washington Department of Neurological Surgery invites a group of talented and highly motivated students interested in Neu ... read more


University of Arizona

(Tucson, AZ)
• Keep Engaging Youth in Science (KEYS) Research Internship
The 7-week KEYS Internship program is a unique summer opportunity for motivated high school students with a strong interest in bioscience, engineering ... read more


University of New Hampshire

(Durham, NH)
• Project SMART
Project SMART is a Summer Institute at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) that challenges, educates, and motivates talented high school students in ... read more


University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)
• Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program
Every year the University of Washington Department of Neurological Surgery invites a group of talented and highly motivated students interested in Neu ... read more


Undergraduate Students


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

(Washington, DC)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

American Chemical Society

(Washington, DC)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

American Physical Society

(College Park, MD)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

American Physiological Society

(Bethesda, MD)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

Arizona State University

(Tempe, AZ)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


Buck Institute for Research on Aging

(Novato, CA)
• SRF Summer Scholars Program
The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as canc ... read more


Burroughs Wellcome Fund

(Research Triangle Park, NC)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

California State University System

(Long Beach, CA)
• NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines--C-SIP/Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
Program Overview

9 week undergraduate research fellowship at the University of California, Merced

Research experience in biophysics, biochemistry ... read more



Don Danforth Plant Science Center

(St. Louis, MO)
• REU at the Danford Plant Science Center
Laboratory Research Internships at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in molecular biology, biochemistry, and related fields. ... read more


Harvard Medical School

(Boston, MA)
• SRF Summer Scholars Program
The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as canc ... read more


Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI)

(Buffalo, NY)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


Howard University

(Washington, DC)
• REU Site: Engineering Tools for Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
The REU site located at Washington State University (WSU) will train 9 undergraduate students over 9.5 weeks in summer to design, fabricate and utiliz ... read more


John A. Logan College

(Carterville, IL)
• Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate
The Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (SI Bridges) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and provides paid biomedi ... read more


Maine Medical Center

(Portland, ME)
• Maine Medical Center Research Institute Summer Student Research Program
During the summer months, Maine Medical Center, through the Research Institute, provides college and pre-college students with an opportunity to recei ... read more


Merced College

(Merced, CA)
• NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines--C-SIP/Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
Program Overview

9 week undergraduate research fellowship at the University of California, Merced

Research experience in biophysics, biochemistry ... read more



Morehouse College

(Atlanta, GA)
• REU Site: Engineering Tools for Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
The REU site located at Washington State University (WSU) will train 9 undergraduate students over 9.5 weeks in summer to design, fabricate and utiliz ... read more


Mount Sinai School of Medicine

(New York, NY)
• BD2K-LINCS Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science
The BD2K-LINCS DCIC Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science is a research intensive ten-week training program for undergraduat ... read more


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

(Bethesda, MD)
• BD2K-LINCS Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science
The BD2K-LINCS DCIC Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science is a research intensive ten-week training program for undergraduat ... read more

• Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program
Every year the University of Washington Department of Neurological Surgery invites a group of talented and highly motivated students interested in Neu ... read more


Oklahoma State University

(Stillwater, OK)
• REU Site: Interdisciplinary Sustainable Biobased Products and Energy
At Oklahoma State University - REU site undergraduate students will:

-Learn about the scientific processes and procedures required to conduct bio- ... read more



Rice University

(Houston, TX)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more

• Multi-Scale Biomolecular Networks REU
The goal of this program is to provide students first-hand experience with cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that is needed to predict biologica ... read more


Rutgers University

(New Brunswick, NJ)
• REU in Cellular Bioengineering: From Biomaterials to Stem Cells
Rutgers is the home to a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site on Cellular Bioengineering -- From Biomaterials to Stem Cells. This program ... read more


Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

(La Jolla, CA)
• SRF Summer Scholars Program
The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as canc ... read more


SENS Research Foundation

(Mountain View, CA)
• SRF Summer Scholars Program
The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as canc ... read more


Shawnee Community College

(Ullin, IL)
• Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate
The Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (SI Bridges) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and provides paid biomedi ... read more


Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

(Carbondale, IL)
• Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate
The Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (SI Bridges) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and provides paid biomedi ... read more


State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo

(Buffalo, NY)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), California

(La Jolla , CA)
• Diversity Visitation Event for Research and Graduate Education (DiVERGE)
Held on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute, DiVERGE is a three-day program designed for underrepresented students interested in biom ... read more
upcoming deadlinejust posted!

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Florida

(Jupiter, FL)
• Diversity Visitation Event for Research and Graduate Education (DiVERGE)
Held on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute, DiVERGE is a three-day program designed for underrepresented students interested in biom ... read more
upcoming deadlinejust posted!

University of Akron

(Akron, OH)
• REU in Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
The College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering offers a competitive summer research experience for undergraduate (REU) students. Students will ... read more


University of California, Berkeley

(Berkeley, CA)
• Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science Transfer- to- Excellence Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
The Transfer-to-Excellence Research Experience for Undergraduates program (TTE REU) is a 9-week summer residential program that offers California Comm ... read more


University of California, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
• Wireless Health Institute Scholars Program
The Wireless Health Institute at UCLA is currently recruiting participants for our 2017 Summer Undergraduate Scholars Program. Advances in engineering ... read more


University of California, Merced

(Merced, CA)
• NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines--C-SIP/Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
Program Overview

9 week undergraduate research fellowship at the University of California, Merced

Research experience in biophysics, biochemistry ... read more



University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

(San Diego, CA)
• Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric sciences
SURF is a 10-week summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) designed to engage students in diverse and exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric ... read more


University of Kentucky

(Lexington, KY)
• Engineered Bioactive Interfaces and Devices REU

A multidisciplinary Research Experience for Undergraduates summer program in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Engineering, ... read more



University of Maine

(Orono, ME)
• Maine Medical Center Research Institute Summer Student Research Program
During the summer months, Maine Medical Center, through the Research Institute, provides college and pre-college students with an opportunity to recei ... read more


University of Mississippi

(University, MS)
• Summer Research in Chemistry
The Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Summer Research Program seeks applicants for an NSF-funded summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program ... read more


University of North Carolina, Pembroke

(Pembroke, NC)
• Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (UNCP RISE)
UNCP-RISE is a new program for students who are considering a career in the area of biomedical research.

The goal of this program is to help cre ... read more



University of North Texas, Denton

(Denton, TX)
• NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Site: Advanced Processing and Materials Characterization
10-week summer research experience for undergraduates focused on advanced processing and materials characterization. The projects are focused on a var ... read more


University of Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA)
• Experiential Learning for Veterans in Assistive Technology and Engineering (ELeVATE)
ELeVATE is a program designed to re-integrate veterans to college through a three-phased program.

Phase I: participants will complete a ten-week p ... read more


• Particle-based Functional Materials REU for Energy, Sustainability and Biomedicine
Today's advances don't happen in isolation, but instead occur at the intersections of two or more technologies. This is especially true in biomedicine ... read more


University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)
• Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates
The CSNE at the University of Washington sponsors a 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates on the Seattle campus during the summer. This prog ... read more

• Innovations in Pain Research Summer Program
Pain represents an immense clinical problem. Millions of people in the U.S. alone suffer from debilitating chronic pain. In order to advance the fiel ... read more

• Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program
Every year the University of Washington Department of Neurological Surgery invites a group of talented and highly motivated students interested in Neu ... read more


University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

(Milwaukee, WI)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


Wake Forest University

(Winston-Salem, NC)
• SRF Summer Scholars Program
The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as canc ... read more


Washington State University

(Pullman, WA)
• REU Site: Engineering Tools for Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
The REU site located at Washington State University (WSU) will train 9 undergraduate students over 9.5 weeks in summer to design, fabricate and utiliz ... read more


Washington University School of Medicine

(St. Louis, MO)
• Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunity Program (Siteman Cancer Center)
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine invites undergraduate, graduate and medical students to p ... read more
just posted!

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

(Worcester, MA)
• REU Site: Integrated Bioengineering Research, Education, and Outreach Experiences for Females and Underrepresented Minorities
Summer research in biomedical engineering funded by the NSF. This 10-week program focuses on research, and includes professional development and a one ... read more


Post-Baccalaureate


Arizona State University

(Tempe, AZ)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI)

(Buffalo, NY)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


Mount Sinai School of Medicine

(New York, NY)
• BD2K-LINCS Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science
The BD2K-LINCS DCIC Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science is a research intensive ten-week training program for undergraduat ... read more


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

(Bethesda, MD)
• BD2K-LINCS Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science
The BD2K-LINCS DCIC Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science is a research intensive ten-week training program for undergraduat ... read more


Ohio State University

(Columbus, OH)
• SiGuE: Success in Graduate Education
Historically underrepresented groups in basic sciences. SiGuE provides an opportunity to enhance the research experience of post-baccalaureate student ... read more


Rice University

(Houston, TX)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo

(Buffalo, NY)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


University of Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA)
• Experiential Learning for Veterans in Assistive Technology and Engineering (ELeVATE)
ELeVATE is a program designed to re-integrate veterans to college through a three-phased program.

Phase I: participants will complete a ten-week p ... read more



University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

(Milwaukee, WI)
• BioxFEL Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BESURE)
BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules ... read more


Washington University School of Medicine

(St. Louis, MO)
• Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunity Program (Siteman Cancer Center)
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine invites undergraduate, graduate and medical students to p ... read more
just posted!

Postdoc & Early Career


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

(Washington, DC)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

American Chemical Society

(Washington, DC)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

American Physical Society

(College Park, MD)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

American Physiological Society

(Bethesda, MD)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

(Research Triangle Park, NC)
• AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television station ... read more
an IBP member program
• Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP)
The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresen ... read more


University of California, Davis

(Davis, CA)
• Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Oncogenic Signals and Chromosome Biology
The NIH funded T32 fellowship program in Oncogenic Signals and Chromosome Biology (OSCB) has developed from a general interest in cellular responses a ... read more


University of Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA)
• Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Career Advancement for Engineers in the Science of Rehabilitation (CAESOR)
The objective of the CAESOR program is to increase the number of rigorously trained, extramurally competitive, and scientifically productive engineer ... read more


Washington University School of Medicine

(St. Louis, MO)
• Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunity Program (Siteman Cancer Center)
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine invites undergraduate, graduate and medical students to p ... read more
just posted!

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The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

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