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Multi-state Programs

NOTE: Law-related internship information and opportunities provided by IUB's Department of Political Science may be accessed by clicking HERE.

NOTE:  Internships offered by the Washington Center may be accessed by clicking HERE.


American Civil Liberties Union - Summer Internships / Volunteer Programs (law)

  • Both intern and volunteer positions available in a variety of fields/disciplines.

Stanford University - Summer Research Program

  • Geared towards students who want to enter PhD programs in the biomedical sciences

UC Davis Department of Pathology Hugh Edmonson Research Internship

UC Santa Cruz Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)



Georgia Tech / Emory University - Research Experience for Undergrads

  • Program allows students to integrate engineering and molecular and cell biology


University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

  • Pipeline programs to prepare and inspire talented high school and college students to pursue careers in medicine and health-related research


Bradford Woods

  • A global leader in challenge education and recreational therapy that offers unsurpassed experiences and opportunities in a wide range of positions.

Indiana University School of Medicine

  • Indiana University School of Medicine offers many excellent research and internship programs for high school, pre-medical, and medical students.

IU Bloomington Career Development Center - Internships

  • The IU Bloomington Career Development Center provides a variety of services including listing internships that are available.

Indiana Department of Correction (law)

  • Offers various internships

IU Bloomington - Biology Undergraduate Education Program

Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

Research Experience for Undergraduates in Molecular Biology and Genetics

Governor's Office Internship Program (law)

Indiana Youth Institute Internships

Legal Aid Society (law)

  • Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic Contact Information:
    c/o Deborah M. Cerullo, SSND
    725 Howard Street
    South Bend, IN 46617
    Phone: (219) 631-8557
  • Serving the needs of the poor to area residents
  • Such clinics frequently need volunteers to help with services, even if they are not legally trained
  • Website does not describe any such internships, but contacting the coordinator could open opportunities

WildCare Inc.

  • Offers volunteer and unpaid intern opportunities
  • Can work as an animal care volunteer



University of Iowa Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

University of Iowa Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Program

  • Program for students interested in combined MD/PhD training and interested in becoming a physician scientist


Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program


Johns Hopkins University Institute in Anatomy for Undergraduates

National Cancer Institute Training Opportunities for Students

National Institute of Health Student Training Opportunities

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Intro to Biomedical Research Program (IBRP)- Summer

National Institute on Drug Abuse Summer Research Training Programs


University of Michigan Biological Station Research Experience for Undergraduates

University of Michigan Health Management and Policy Enrichment Program

  • Internship program for students who are concerned with eliminating health disparities


Mayo Clinic - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

University of Minnesota Undergraduate Research Opportunities

  • Many programs are listed. Check for eligibility requirements.


Washington University Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMed RAP)

  • The BioMed Rap program is a summer program for exceptional students intersted in pursuing biomedical research careers.

New Jersey

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Summer Programs

  • Various programs available, including summer clinical internships

New York

Cornell University Gateways to the Laboratory Program

Cornell University Travelers Summer Research Fellowship

Cornell University School of Continuing Studies and Summer Programs: Summer Prelaw Program (law)
  • Includes taking a law class (Socratic method) and a selective internship at a law firm or in the legal department of a corporation, government agency, or nonprofit organization

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory: Watson School of Biological Sciences - Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Mount Sinai School of Medicine -Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

  • Targeted towards students interested in an MD PhD program

New York University Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

  • Targeted toward students who are interested in pursuing research careers as Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. candidates.

Syracuse University Health Policy and Law (law)

  • Six credit traveling course studying issues in health policy and law in London, Amsterdam and Geneva

University of Rochester - Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Yeshiva University - Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Summer Undergraduate Research Program


The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Watson School of Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Program

  • Program provides research experience in the areas of cancer biology, neuroscience, plant biology, cell and molecular biology, genetics, macromolecular structure or bioinformatics.


North Carolina

Duke University Mechanisms of Behavior


Metro Health Program - Chester Summer Scholars Program

  • Open only to residents of Ohio or students attending an Ohio college or university

Miami University Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Chemistry

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship



University of Pittsburgh Summer Premedical Enrichment Program

Wistar Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program

  • Summer research fellowships in biomedical research for undergraduates

Carnegie Mellon University - Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Rhode Island

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO)


Vanderbilt University Summer Science Academy


Baylor University - Summer Medical and Research Training Program (SMART)

University of Texas Summer Research Program for Undergraduates


University of Virginia Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (UVA SMDEP)

  • An enrichment program that provides the opportunity for students from underrepresented groups to get exposure to clinical and research environments


Pacific Lutheran University Summer Research Programs Resource

University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials Joint Graduate/Undergraduate Research Opportunities


Medical College of Wisconsin - Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

University of Wisconsin - Madison - Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program

District of Columbia

Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program (law)

  • Internships in public policy and non-profit leadership

Georgetown Law Criminal Justice Clinic (law)

  • (Link provided on this site did not connect properly to Georgetown page.)
  • Site says no prior course work is provided since extensive training is provided
  • "Interview clients and witnesses, photograph and diagram crime scenes, serve subpoenas discuss case law and theories applicable to you cases."

National Criminal Justice Association Undergraduate Internships (law)

Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (law)

  • provides and promotes quality legal representation to indigent adults and children facing a loss of liberty in the District of Columbia and thereby protects society’s interest in the fair administration of justice.

The Washington Center (law)

  • Various internships in Washington DC

The Washington Leadership Program (law)

  • Sponsored by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
  • Consider a semester where you can continue to receive IU academic credit, live with IU students and take two courses taught by an IU SPEA professor while interning in one of the most exciting cities in the country, Washington, DC. You will have the opportunity to intern in a variety of interesting and challenging assignments in executive branch agencies, congressional offices, non-governmental, environmental and health organizations.

US Department of Justice Summer Law Intern Program (law)

Multi-State Programs

Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) (law, med)

  • This program seeks to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue academic careers. The Summer Research Opportunities Program helps prepare undergraduate students for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities.  national listings of volunteer and internship positions

National Institute of Health Student Training Opportunities

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Intro to Biomedical Research Program (IBRP)- Summer

National Institute on Drug Abuse Summer Research Training Programs

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Pipeline, Profession & Practice Community-Based Dental Education Program (law)

  • "Student gateway to the US Government"
  • Provides listing of internship opportunities

Voices for America's Children Internships