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​​STEM Internship & Research Opportunities

​STEM Students, take time to research and apply to these amazing internship and research opportunities.  These experiences will assist you with your educational journey, professional growth and future career.  If you have questions, need guidance or assistance in completing your applications contact​  Patricia Gill

Norco College Engineering Pathways and                                  NAVSEA NSWC-Corona Division Summer 2021 Internship

​The Engineering Pathways Program has partnered with NAVSEA at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division and is offering a Summer 2021 Internship opportunity at the NSWC-Corona Division. Selected students will be involved in projects and mentored by a NAVSEA engineer. The internship period is from June 14, 2021 to August 6, 2021. This is an eight week virtual internship based on a 40 hour work week. Selected students will receive a $4,000 stipend at the end of the internship period. 

To qualify you must: 

     *Be a participant in the Engineering Pathways Program at Norco College 

     *Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 

     *​Have a 3.0 GPA 

     *Complete 15+ units by the end of the Spring 2021 semester 

     *Complete Math 1A and a Science Course before the end of the Spring 2021 semester

All applicants must send their (1) current resume, (2) Unofficial Transcript - as of Fall 2020 with current GPA to Patricia Gill via email at:  patricia.gill@norcocollege.edu

All documents must be in a pdf format and resumes must follow this format:  Sample Resume.docx



​Brigham Young University ​Chemistry Research ​for Visiting Undergraduates ​​

​​This Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site will provide you with the opportunity to spend 10 weeks performing research in a state-of-the-art chemistry or biochemistry lab. In several labs you will solve research problems connected to chemistry or biochemistry industries.​ To apply and for more information click HERE​.   The application deadline is:  January 31, 2021.  The Summer Program dates are:  May 11 - July 20, 2020.

Department of Energy Internships and Fellowships

There are plenty of opportunities for students, recent graduates, and others looking for internships, fellowships, and similar programs with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). ​ Apply today!  Information about DOE Internships and Fellowships can be found here

Engineering Sensors, Systems, and Signal Processing for Speech Pathology

The University of Alabama (UA) REU, Engineering Sensors Systems and Signal Processing for Speech Pathology, is a collaborative research experience between the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the department of Communicative Disorders. This multidisciplinary program runs from May through July and offers research opportunities for 9 students from UA and other institutions across the nation. Students in all areas of engineering, computer science, and related fields are encouraged to apply.

Available research projects will allow participants to work on interdisciplinary problems requiring image analysis, sensor design, algorithm development, and information processing to support research in speech pathology.  Speech language pathology is an applied behavioral science whose scope of practice includes screening, assessment, treatment, and technology/instrumentation related to the areas of fluency, speech production, language, cognition, voice, resonance, feeding and swallowing, and auditory habilitation/rehabilitation

During these research experiences, participants will be mentored by faculty in both engineering and communicative disorders to provide truly interdisciplinary research experiences.

Important Dates:

  • Summer 2021 program will run from May 26 to July 30

  • 2021 Application available November 2020​

More information about the Engineering Sensors, Systems, and Signal Processing for Speech Pathology REU at the University of Alabama ​can be found HERE 

Engineered Materials for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery REU

More information about the Engineered Materials for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery REU at the University of California, San Diego can be found:  here

FBI Honors Program Internship

The FBI Honors Intern Program is a 10-week, paid summer internship for undergraduate (sophomore, junior or senior) and graduate college students. While exploring the FBI's exciting career options, students will work side-by-side with FBI employees at an FBI Headquarters location or in one of our 56 field offices located across the country. This internship offers students an unmatched opportunity to help the FBI achieve its mission to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution. FBI hiring managers seek applicants from a wide range of majors. Selected interns will be placed in assignments based on their location preferences, educational background, skill sets, and unique life experiences. To apply to the FBI Honors Program Internship please click Here.
​Key Requirements

1.   You must attend on a full-time basis an accredited college or university within the United States as an undergraduate (sophomore, junior or senior), graduate, or post-doctoral student. This includes two year technical programs.

2.   You must have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.

3.   You must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

​​​Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program  (HNIP) for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 "Opening Doors of Opportunity - Abriendo Puertas de Oportunidad"

Whether you are a student looking for an internship or a federal agency or corporation looking for an intern, we feel confident that we can help you in your pursuit.  We are always in search of the best and the brightest to fill our many internship opportunities.  We are also looking to partner with government and corporate sector organizations interested in developing the next generation of dedicated public servants and business leaders.  Our website contains information about our mission, upcoming program dates and deadlines, and ideas about how to get involved with our organization.  Thank you for your interest in the HACU National Internship Program!  For information on HACU's Corporate Internship Programplease click Here​​. Tapply to HACU's Corporate Internship Program, please click Here

Integrated Academia-Industry REU in Smart Structure Technologies REU

More information about the Integrated Academia-Industry REU in Smart Structure Technologies REU can be found:  here

Interdisciplinary Application of Advanced Polymers for Engineering Innovations REU

The University of Alabama REU in Interdisciplinary Application of Advanced Polymers for Engineering Innovation is housed in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. This program spans 10 weeks and offers opportunities for up to 9 students from UA and other institutions across the nation.

Available research projects implement both computational and experimental analysis tools. This exciting research opportunity begins in mid-May and is available for up to nine motivated U.S. engineering or science undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  The weekly stipend is $500. On-campus housing is available.

Faculty in both Chemical & Biological Engineering and Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Alabama Institute for the Mentoring of Entrepreneurs (AIME) will act as research mentors for the program. Examples of research areas include.​  

Information about the Interdisciplinary Application of Advanced Polymers for Engineering Innovations REU can be found:  HERE.

Important Dates

  • Application Opens: January 6, 2021

  • Early Bird Deadline: February 28, 2021

  • Final Application Deadline: April 9, 2021

  • Tentative Program Dates: May 17 – July 23, 2021​

​​​​​​​​Microsoft Internships

​​Our interns work on projects that matter—and teams will rely on your skills and insights to help deliver those projects to market. You'll get the opportunity to work on real projects and have fun along the way. Join Microsoft today, and help us shape the business of tomorrow.​  Click HERE ​for available opportunities.

NASA Internships​

​​​​IMPORTANT:  Apply to the term you plan on interning. Fall 2020 applications will reopen July 6, 2020.   Information can be found here. ​​

NASA offers a robust internship experience and is an opportunity for all STEM majors, not just aerospace. Space exploration takes a melting pot of several careers/majors, including:  biology, physics, environmental science, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and of course aerospace engineering.

​NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Internship Programs​

The JPL Education Office manages numerous internship opportunities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Find the program that's right for you.  Click here to see all the opportunities available and apply today!

National Science Foundation

​​​The National Science Foundation is a US Government agency that supports the research and education of STEM within North America. They offer Research Experience for Undergrads (REU). REU sites range from prestigious universities, famous labs, and other i​nstitutes, which act as research internships. There are REUs available for a wide variety of majors, including:  astronomical sciences, chemistry, biology, computer science, cyberinfrastructure, physics, math, engineering, social science, behavioral science and economics.

Utilize CTRL+F when searching the REU database so that you can find keywords that interest you (e.g. UCLA, machine learning, genetics, astrophysics, etc.). Some of these REUs are outside of California and pay for your travel and living expenses as well as provide a stipend payment. Take the time to apply to as many as you can! 

​Click the NSF homepage​ or the NSF REU database​.

Naval Horizons:  Where Students Design the Navy and Marine Corps of the Future!

This video series is designed to introduce STEM college students to cutting-edge science and technology topics that impact the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps—to include autonomy, cybersecurity, undersea medicine and more. These videos will shine a spotlight on Department of Navy scientists and engineers working on unique naval challenges. We hope that their stories inspire you to picture yourselves in a STEM career.​ Your challenge:  Watch the video series, select one topic and share your ideas on the current state of the art and a futurist vision of the Navy and/or Marine Corps in the year 2040. You will also have the option to submit a statement of interest that we will use to connect you with one of our many Department of Navy scientists and engineers to learn more. Each submission will be reviewed to ensure that the responses provided are technically sufficient. Submissions will be evaluated on a rolling basis and the first 3,000 submissions to meet the evaluation criteria will be awarded a stipend.  Your challenge is live now.  For details and application Click HERE

Next-Generation Health Monitoring Systems with Flexible Electronics, Novel Algorithms and Secure Communications REU

Information about th​Next-Generation Health Monitoring Systems with Flexible Electronics, Novel Algorithms and Secure Communications REU can be found:  Here  

Pathways to Science Internships & Summer Research Programs for Undergraduates

Programs and professional development resources for current and prospective undergraduate students -- research experiences for undergraduates (REU), scholarships, and travel and research opportunities. This database allows you to search for opportunities for all STEM majors by academic level, discipline/major, subject, region, state, and location/university.  To access the database Click Here​ 

Science Education Internship

​The Society for Science and the Publics Science Education Internship​ is intended for people planning for careers in STEM education, STEM-related community outreach and non-profit or data management.  The internship is available for 2-4 months beginning in Fall semester.​  For information and application please Click Here

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)

​​The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.​  Eligibility requirements and application information about SULI can be found: HERE​

Southern California Edison Summer 2021 Internships

​​​​​​At Southern California Edison we love connecting students with opportunities that can shape and advance their careers. Our internship program offers you the chance to work alongside awesome people on real projects.​​  An internship with us gives you real-world experience, constant learning, and ongoing support to grow personally and professionally. To be considered for an internship, you need to be enrolled full-time in an accredited university or college, and you should be returning for at least a term, semester or quarter following your internship period.  Beyond that, if you’re ready to work with remarkable people in a place where you’ll be encouraged to think big, we want to hear from you.​​

An internship with us gives you the chance to make real contributions to real projects, work directly with mentors and senior leaders, network with peers, and have access to valuable resources and cool events and opportunities throughout the company.​  ​For available internship opportunities click HERE

SURE-Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at USC

More information about the SURE-Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at the University of Southern California can be found:​​  HERE​

UnderArmour Summer 2021 Rookie Internship Program

Our Rookie Program, Under Armour’s signature internship experience, runs for 10-12 weeks in the summer. With access to mentorship, executive speakers, and give-back programs, all in great cities, this is your chance to bring your skills to help our team. The experience our Rookies receive during their time with Under Armour is relevant, diverse and impactful to your career growth.​  For more information and the application click HERE

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University of Utah​:  Research in Utah for Sustainable Materials in Engineering (ReUSE)

The ReUSE REU program will train undergraduates in principles of sustainable materials engineering through a 10-week deeply embedded learning experience alongside skilled mentors. All research projects involve sustainability and are broken into three core areas: water, energy, and resources.
All participants will have travel and lodging paid for and will receive a $6,000 stipend as well as some funds to support lab expenses and instrument costs. The 10-week event will run from May 31 until August 6, 2021.
ReUSE Participants will form part of a larger summer research cohort at the University of Utah. Over 100 undergraduate students from across the country including participants from the Physics, Chemistry, and Atmospheric Sciences REUs will meet regularly for cohort-building social activities, professional development, trainings, and the end-of-summer research symposium.​ For application and details Click Here.

GRID Alternatives

GRID is always looking for volunteers.  For students who want to learn more, visit the​ website and sign up online here.  GRID typically seek interns on a quarterly basis.  Depending on the time of year and project needs/staff capacity, GRID may host interns in solar design, outreach, marketing/communications, operations/admin, construction, and/or workforce & volunteerism.  Paid/unpaid internship positions are posted on GRID's career page here

Internships Available in Fall 2021

Department of Energy Community College Internship (CCI)

The Community College Internships (CCI) program seeks to encourage community college students to enter technical careers relevant to the DOE mission by providing technical training experiences at the DOE laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 16 participating DOE laboratories. They work on technologies or instrumentation projects or major research facilities supporting DOE’s mission, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers.

The CCI program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with the DOE laboratories.

Applications for the CCI program are solicited annually for three separate internship terms. Internship appointments are 10 weeks in duration for the Summer (May through August), Fall (August through December), and Spring (January through May) Terms. In the Fall and Spring Terms, there is an option for a “flex-schedule” where the equivalent of 400 hours spent onsite at a host lab can be spread over a 16 week duration term. This option is available at the discretion of host labs. Under a flex-schedule, weekly stipends are based on a 40 hours/week payment, prorated accordingly, with any housing allowance being based upon a 10-week duration appointment.  Each DOE laboratory/facility offers different research opportunities; not all DOE laboratories/facilities offer internships during the Fall and Spring Terms.​  ​​For details on how to apply and eligibility please click Here

​Center for Bio-mediated & Bio-Inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) 2022 Summer REU Program​​​

More information about the CBBG REU can be found:  here

NASA Community College Aerospace Sch​olars (N​CAS) Program (Summer 2021)

​NCAS gives community college STEM students an authentic NASA experience and encourages them to finish a 2-year degree or transfer to a 4-year university to pursue a NASA-related field or career.  Information about NASA NCAS can be found Here​

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Student Independent Research Internship (SIRI) Program

​​The NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Student Independent Research Internship (NASA JPL SIRI) application is now open.  All the forms are attached including their resume template.  Please use this template for your resume – do not use other forms or versions.  Please note that students may not apply directly to JPL and must meet the eligibility criteria (as listed in the instructions).   All applicants must be enrolled at Norco College in Fall 2021.  Your resume with AO’s and transcript are due to Patricia Gill via email on April 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm.  This will give us time to review your resumes before we submit them on April 4, 2021.   ​Contact Patricia Gill at:  patricia.gill@norcocollege.edu if you have additional questions.  ​All information about this opportunity is posted on the JPL SIRI website HERE.  

If selected you will need to register for General Work Experience (WKX-201) and receive course credit. 

This information is also posted on our Engineering Pathways website HERE

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program

The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides an opportunity for college students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating college students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.

NREIP is providing competitive research internships to approximately 733 college students this year. Participating students spend ten weeks during the summer conducting research at 41 DoN laboratories.  The online application will be released September 1, 202.  For more information please Click Here​  The deadline to apply is November 30, 2021

Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program​ *(for High School Students only)

​The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) provides an opportunity for high school students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

The goals of SEAP are to encourage participating high school students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further their education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.

SEAP is providing competitive research internships to 250 high school students this year. Participating students spend eight weeks during the summer doing research at 28 DoN laboratories.​  For more information please click Here.  The deadline to apply is November 30, 2021.

SimVentions​ 2022 Summer Internship

SimVentions is a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor with technical expertise in systems engineering, software engineering, modeling & simulation, and cybersecurity engineering. Priority consideration will be given to returning interns and students pursuing degrees in fields of study that support our core technical areas. Students pursuing degrees in other areas will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  All applicants must have completed their Freshman year of college and not yet graduated by the beginning of the summer internship period (i.e., they must be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior).  Click HERE​ for application and details​
All resumes with attached cover letters must be received no later than December 31, 2021. Any resumes received after this time will not be considered.
All candidates will be notified of their selection status no later than February 28, 2022.​​