Amgen Scholars research during the summer at some of the nation's leading institutions with faculty mentors. Applicants should intend to pursue a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D., and be returning in the fall semester to continue undergraduate study. Visit the website for more information.
The Breakthrough Collaborative provides college students the opportunity to teach high performing middle school students at various locations throughout the U.S. The internship is unpaid but provides for living expenses. Visit the website for more information.
The Census Bureau produces quality data that help Americans better understand our country - its population, resources, economy, society, and culture. Job duties vary depending on the student's area of study and position series. Visit the website for more information.
CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring, and summer for students interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. There are multiple deadlines. Visit the website for more information.
The CLS Program provides fully-funded intensive language instruction in host countries during the summer for seven to ten weeks. Students must be enrolled undergraduates at the time of application. Visit the website for more information.
The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) sponsors institutes that offer classroom study, internships, and special events. Sophomores and juniors with relevant professional or volunteer experience are preferred. Visit the website for application deadlines and more information.
The Internship Program offers students internships at a German state parliament to gain government work experience, improve German language skills and learn about German culture. Visit the website for more information.
The Kentucky Branch of the ESU will award scholarships for students to take summer courses offered at three institutions in the United Kingdom: Cambridge University, Oxford University, and Edinburgh University. Students who do not have extensive experience traveling abroad are encouraged to apply. Visit the website for more information.
The Lexington Sister Cities Commission offers students from Lexington to gain professional experience through an internship in France. Benefits include a placement for internship, living arrangements, and some compensation. Applicants must be 18 years old, have good knowledge of French, and be available to be abroad for 2 months. Visit the website for more information.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduates receiving Federal Pell Grants to study abroad. Students apply directly for this award but must have a letter of support from a Study Abroad Adviser AND Financial Aid Adviser. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.
The Google Journalism Fellowship is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines interested in using technology to tell stories in new and dynamic ways. The Fellows will get the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to a variety of organizations -- from those that are steeped in investigative journalism to those working for press freedom around the world and from those forging new approaches to reporting to those that are helping the industry figure out its future in the digital age.
The Henry Clay Internship is open to students at Kentucky colleges and universities who wish to pursue a career in public service for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Each intern receives a stipend for living expenses in Washington during the summer internship. Visit the website for more information.
The Hertog Foundation offers several highly competitive and selective educational programs for outstanding individuals who seek to influence the intellectual, civic, and political life of the United States. We offer programs in three main areas: Political Thought & Philosophy; War & Foreign Affairs; and Economics & Domestic Policy. Visit the website for more information.
The HIA Fellowship brings international groups of students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance. Students in all fields are welcome to apply, although an interest to pursue inquiry into minority and human rights issues is key. Visit the website for more information.
U.S. chemical and materials science students may apply for a summer research opportunity in Germany, Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom through the ACS International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) program. For more information, visit the sponsoring organization's website.
The JPSM junior fellow program enables students to work as an intern in a Federal statistical agency while being nrolled in a seminar to introduce students to how large scale surveys are designed, collected, and analyzed. Visit the website for more information.
The Lexington-Fayette County Urban Government offers a variety of internships throughout local government to current students and recent graduates. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.
The Summer Prosecutorial Internship Program gives students insight into the workings of the criminal justice system. Students will be exposed to activities to acquaint them with the responsibilities of being a prosecutor. Visit the website for more information.
The American Mathematical Society keeps a record of summer REUs in mathematics. Most deadlines fall in February to March. Visit the website for more information.
The MSRI Undergraduate Program (MSRI-UP) is a comprehensive summer program designed for undergraduate students who have completed two years of university-level mathematics courses and would like to conduct research in the mathematical sciences. Visit the website for more information.
The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships provide funding for students interning over the summer in the U.S. Embassies in London or Paris, or the Secretary of State’s Office in Washington, D.C. Visit the sponsoring organization's website for more information.
The Pasteur Foundation of New York encourages students to pursue scientific careers and expose them to an international laboratory experience during a 10-week summer internship. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and should have working knowledge of French. Visit the website for more information.
The PPIA Fellowship is a seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs. Students must be a U.S. citizen in order to apply and should be committed to completing a Master's Degree in public/international affairs at a PPIA Consortium graduate school. Visit the website for more information.
NSF funds research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of about ten undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Students must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and should contact individual sites for information about deadlines and application materials. Visit the NSF website for more information.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have created the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute to encourage minority students and others with an interest in African-American , African, and African Diasporan Studies to pursue graduate degrees, especially PhDs, in the humanities. For more information, visit the sponsoring organization's website.
The Stowers Summer Scholars Program provides a laboratory experience for students to work on an independent research project under the direction of a principal investigator. Students must have completed at least 60 hours of coursework by the start of the program. Visit the website for more information.
The SMDEP program offers students representing a wide range of economic, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation.
All the housing costs and most meals are covered by the program. Scholars are provided with a $600 stipend which is typically distributed at the midway and at the end of the program. Some program sites offer travel assistance awards. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation also provides a needs-based scholarship for travel to and from the program site.
The SR-EIP provides undergraduates with training and mentoring in the principles underlying the conduct of research and prepares them to pursue competitive applications to graduate schools. This program is specifically designed for students interested in applying to PhD or MD-PhD programs. Learn more from the sponsoring organization's website.
The TUSA Summer Scholarship Program is a unique ambassador program designed for full-time students to learn Mandarin and immerse themselves in culture of Taiwan over 2 months. Applicants must be American citizens who neither hold a Taiwan passport, nor claim Taiwanese or Chinese heritage. Visit the website for more information.
The Leadership Alliance encourages students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities to pursue research careers in the academic, public and private sectors. The organization sponsors closely mentored research experiences in a broad range of academic disciplines at 22 research institutions.
The UNCF/Merck Science Research Initiative awards scholarships up to $30,000 to students to participate in a 10-12 week summer research internship with a Merck scientist. Students must be an African American U.S. Citizen or permanent resident to apply. Visit the website for more information.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers Summer Institutes for US undergraduates (with at least two years of undergraduate study left) to study in the United Kingdom during the summer. Programs range from four to six weeks and allow students to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University. For more information, visit the website.
The Washington Center offers a wide range of internships for students in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Internships are for academic credit and do not include a stipend. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.
Fellows work on a research project under the supervision of a mentor in the ocean sciences or marine policy. Fellows receive housing and a stipend. Visit the website for more information.