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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.  A great place to search for STEM internship/research/scholarship opportunities is www.pathwaystoscience.org​. Also, check out the local opportunities below.

Kaiser Permanente Pre-Pharmacy Apothecary Circle Program

The Kaiser Permanente Apothecary Circle Pharmacy Program (ACP) was created to increase under-represented pharmacists in the profession of pharmacy. The ACP is available to college students from racial and ethnic groups that have been historically underrepresented in Pharmacy. This includes LatinX, African American and Native American students.

 The ACP offers under-represented, undergraduate students who are studying to become pharmacists a program to increase their success for acceptance to a pharmacy school. ACP offers paid summer internships for juniors, seniors and graduate students over up to three consecutive summers. The program’s mission is to develop undergraduate college students into capable and experienced pharmacists who will enhance the diversity of the profession. The ACP internship immerses pre-pharmacy students in all aspects of pharmacy: outpatient, inpatient and clinical ambulatory care, while fostering their leadership skills. Additionally, the program leaders mentor the students as they prepare for application to pharmacy school. 

The KP Apothecary Circle Program is reaching out to career counselors to share this program with underrepresented pre-pharmacy students who would like to become excellent candidates for acceptance to schools of pharmacy.        Criteria to apply for KP ACP internship:

  • Completion of the second year of college. 
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Completion of the application form and a scanned copy of unofficial transcripts for all college work so far. 
  • A two-page essay describing their interest in Pharmacy, their leadership skills, and what makes them the best candidate for an ACP position.
  • Three references

Send requested information to apothecary-circle@kp.org 

Mojave Desert Land Trust Internship Program

The Mojave Desert Land Trust’s (MDLT) internship program, Women in Science Discovering Our Mojave (WISDOM), in collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management, seeks women from underrepresented communities studying STEM in a research project for college students or recent graduates. This program initiative aims to aid in the understanding of resource management in important climate refugia areas in the Mojave Desert and to provide women with the opportunity to conduct that research. Through grant funding from Edison International, participants will be provided with field transportation, gear, and a stipend.

Bonanza Springs Survey ProjectsMDLT is starting two research projects in Mojave Trails National Monument. Interns for a Bonanza Spring Bumble Bee Survey and Bird Identification Projects will focus on collecting data this spring and summer months. The data will then be analyzed by this team of interns during scheduled office hours. Scope of activities will include daytrips driving to Bonanza Springs, identifying bird species, monitoring/ counting Bumble bees according to preset protocol, making field notes, taking photographs, analyzing data, participating in Citizen Science projects, and with the opportunity to connect with field professionals and researchers. Interns need to be available for an 8-hour and a 4-hour day each month for 6 months.  The interns base for field days is MDLT’s HQ, in Joshua Tree and office hours are conducted virtually.

While performing the duties of this internship, participants will be traveling for long periods, use their hands, reach, stoop, backpack, talk, and hear. Participants will need to be able to hike and drive in a variety of weather conditions, including in high winds and variable temperatures. Interns may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this internship include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or have graduated within the past two years (Spring 2020) and have federally valid identification. All academic majors welcome to apply.

Activities for this internship opportunity commence May 16th and with one office day and one field day monthly through October 2022. Student interns will go through an MDLT internship orientation and need to sign appropriate waivers.

Deadline to apply: May 20th  

Compensation: $15/hour

For more info about these internship projects please email: internships@mdlt.org

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to: internships@mdlt.org 

La Sierra University Summer Research Experience

June 27-August 19, 2022

This is a research experience for Riverside area community college students pursuing a degree in STEM. You will assist with experiments and research. For more information, scan the QR code below.

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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


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

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program  (HNIP) for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 "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 Program, please 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

​​​​​​​​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 Community College Aerospace Scholars Program

NASA NCAS is a unique activity exclusive to community college students within the United States. NCAS helps community college students make connections between their degree programs and NASA career opportunities. NASA NCAS wants to connect you to NASA and help develop students into successful STEM leaders. Many of our students have participated in this great opportunity which led to future experiences with NASA. We encourage all community college students in taking the next big step in your journey by applying to the NASA NCAS program! NASA NCAS offers STEM students an opportunity to learn about NASA, leadership skills, networking, mentors, team building skills and more! 

Dr. Winsome Brooks, NASA NCAS Activity Coordinator, will present an information session exclusively for Norco College, RCC, MVC students on March 3, 2022 at 1pm.  Link for Information Session:  go.nasa.gov/ncasinfo  

NCAS encourages students from STEM, non-STEM, and technical majors alike to apply. ​Here is the NCAS websiteand video

Fall 2022

Applications open:  February 9, 2022

Application closes:  April 6, 2022

​Students across a diverse set of disciplines are encouraged to register and apply to NCAS at https://go.nasa.gov/ncas during the application period.

NASA Internships​

​​​​IMPORTANT:  Apply to the term you plan on interning. 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 HEREto see all the opportunities available and apply today!

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  

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/facilitiesThey 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​

Summer Undergraduate Research Program at UCLA's Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is an umbrella organization that administers and scaffolds summer undergraduate research opportunities within UCLA Engineering.  We currently coordinate several programs, including the:

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