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The Student Independent Research Intern, or SIRI, program offers academic-term internships at JPL for students who are majoring in science, engineering or mathematics and are enrolled in an independent study course at participating area colleges and universities.

As part of their internships, students are partnered with JPL scientists or engineers, who serve as the students' mentors. Students complete designated projects outlined by their mentors, gaining educational experience in their fields of study while also contributing to NASA and JPL missions and science. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of enrichment activities, including tours, lectures and career advisement, arranged by the JPL Education Office. 

Tuan-Nguyen-Picture.jpegTuan "Tim" Nguyen was offered an internship specializing in deep learning and pattern recognition. The Intelligent Sensor Processing Object Recognition and Tracking Systems (iSports) Lab in Bio Inspired Technologies and Systems Group is conducting research that's applicable to spacecrafts and their movements. He will help to train intelligent computer programs to detect, recognize and track objects from various data sources. Congratulations Tuan!

Jordan-Aviles-Pic.jpgJordan Aviles was offered an internship specializing in Engineering Tool Development for NISAR. NISAR is a mission that optimizes in studying hazards and global environmental change. Jordan will work with radar system engineers. he will assist in developing software for facilitating instrument testing activities. Jordan might also support implementation and test the data analysis tool for processing and validating engineering data as well as performance evaluation and optimization of the tool. Congratulations Jordan!

Micah-Feras-Pic.jpgCongratulations to LAVC student, Micah Feras, who has been offered an internship for the Fall 2018 SIRI Program at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL). The NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR), is a joint mission between NASA and ISRO to develop a dual band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) for satellite remote sensing measurement of the Earth's surface. The instrument will provide an unprecedented detailed view of Earth providing insight to a wide range of scientific research application including land use, water resources, ocean, sea ice, and disaster response. NISAR Radar Engineering team at JPL is responsible for the design, implementation, and testing of the L-band radar. We are seeking for a candidate to support the development of software applications that are essential for instrument testing.




STEM Internships


JPL SIRI Spring 2019 Internship   Application Deadline:   November 19, 2018


Details on Spring session will be on JPL website soon!

Current Opportunities

The links below will take you to internship announcements

and requirements.

Take a look at each one of them, and 

apply for as many as you can


EMAIL: for any questions.

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2019 QEM/NSF Talent Development &
Innovation in Sciences Summer Internship Program

The Talent Development and Innovation in Sciences (TDIS) internship program is a 10 week, paid opportunity (housing included) designed to enhance students' academic learning with a rich summer experience at the National Science Foundation. Throughout the summer, the student is exposed to a national perspective of STEM-related programs through their assigned projects, assigned to a mentor, engage in several professional development activities, and expand their professional network. 

We invite you to share this opportunity with your rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students! Our priority deadline for the application is Thursday, January 31, 2019, by 5 pm EST and our final deadline is Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Also, we are hosting two webinars on January 9th and January 10th to answer questions about the TDIS experience and application materials. 

We strongly recommend that students attend one of our two webinar sessions next week and can register using the links below:  

January 9, 2019, at 2:30 pm-3:30 pm- Register Now!

January 10, 2019, at 10:00 am-11:00 am- Register Now!

>>Summer Internship Program Eligibility<<

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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Course Applications Open on December 1, 2018

Applications for the KBS REU Program Close on March 1st, 2019

The KBS REU program compensation package is a $6325 stipend + FREE Room and board at KBS + up to $250 in research funds + p to $550 to cover travel expenses.

KBS is Michigan State University's biological field station with access to over 3,000 acres and faculty research exertise in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Sustainable Agriculture.

KBS is located on beautiful Gull Lake, approximately 65 miles from East Lansing, Michigan.


Do you think you may want to pursue science as a career? Apply for the KBS Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program!

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Summer Courses for Undergraduates


Session 1: May 20 - June 21, 2019

Session 2: July 1 - August 2, 2019

Course Applications Open on December 1, 2018


Do you think you may want to pursue science as a career? Apply for the KBS Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program!

NASA Student Training Opportunity!

Are you an undergraduate science and engineering student interested in pursuing a career with NASA? Would you like to gain skills, knowledge, and competency in NASA mission protocols, procedures, and practices?
NASA’s Lucy Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids is currently accepting applications for its new student collaboration program -  the Lucy Student Pipeline Accelerator and Competency Enabler (L’SPACE) Virtual Academy. This interactive, team-based, 12-week program is designed to engage a diverse population of undergraduate college/university science and engineering students in rigorous, project-based STEM workforce development. 

  • Learn from engineers and scientists working on NASA mission;
  • Participate and apply what you learn in mission-related design challenges;
  • Strengthen your resume for internship and career opportunities; 
  • Receive mission development skills training;
  • Acquire strategies to help you effectively market your capabilities to NASA and other space-related companies and organizations; and 
  • Gain helpful insights into the developing space economy workforce demands and opportunities.

Cost: Free! You invest your time, passion, and dedication to participate!
Want to know more? Please visit for more information and to access the application. The applications are due January 10thand selected participants will be notified of acceptance by January 14th

The Spring Academy – Level 1 will occur on Thursdays and start on January 20that 4:30pm PT, 5:30pm MT, 6:30pm CT, and 7:30pm ET.

Questions? Please contact Sheri Klug Boonstra -

University of Nebraska--Lincoln
2019 Summer Research Internship

Application Specifics: Priority review begins: Friday, Feb. 1st

All applications must be completed by: Friday, March 1st.

Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and students from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply.

We are now accepting applications for the University of Nebraska’s 2019 Summer Research Program, and we’d like to encourage your students to apply.We are now accepting applications for the University of Nebraska’s 2019 Summer Research Program, and we’d like to encourage your students to apply.

Our 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research participation while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life at a Research1 university. Participants all receive competitive stipends, room and board, travel/transport, graduate school preparation workshops, social and networking activities, and more.Our 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research participation while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life at a Research1 university. Participants all receive competitive stipends, room and board, travel/transport, graduate school preparation workshops, social and networking activities, and more.

Summer 2019 research programs include:

Our online application makes it easy for students to apply. Priority review begins Friday, February 1 and all applications must be completed by Friday, March 1. Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and students from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply.

>>Summer Research Program<<

UC Berkeley
2019 TTE Summer Research Internship

Date: June 7 – August 10, 2019

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019


What is the TTE REU Program? A 9-week program that introduces research to community college students who are motivated by science and engineering.  Research projects span a number of disciplines, including, but not limited to: bioengineering, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental engineering,  materials science, mechanical engineering, and physics. For more about the potential faculty hosting students, click here.  To see past research projects completed by community college students, click here

Summer interns have the opportunity to join Berkeley researchers working in a collaborative and innovative environment.

Internship Overview

  • Real-world experience: Work on challenging projects on cutting-edge energy research topics in energy
  • Summer salary: $3,600 stipend
  • Work in the San Francisco Bay Area: Travel to/from UC Berkeley, summer housing, and meals provided
  • Mentorship: Work one-on-one with UC Berkeley faculty, research mentors, and program staff
  • Professional development: Transfer preparation advising, STEM career seminars, guest speakers, and lab tours
  • Network: Meet other aspiring scientists and engineer from other California community colleges


  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • 3.0 GPA or higher for science, engineering, and math courses
  • Enrolled in a California community college
  • Completed two calculus courses before June 2019
  • Completed three science or engineering courses, one of which has a laboratory component, before June 2019
  • Plan to return to a community college in Fall 2019
  • Plan to apply to a 4-year institution to pursue a B.S. in science or engineering in Fall 2019
  • No prior research experience required 

Commitment to Diversity: TTE REU is committed to broadening participation in science and engineering. We strongly encourage students from historically under-represented groups in science and engineering to apply to our internship program, including students who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, women, veterans, underrepresented minorities, students with disabilities, and/or first-generation college students. Our program is designed to promote future student success by providing support through mentoring, research training, and various networking activities.

For additional information, join us for our upcoming online webinar to learn more about the application process: November 30th at 12pm PST. RSVP online at:

Additional online information sessions will be held on December 3, January 18, January 24 (all at noon). The link above will allow you to RSVP for any and all of these sessions  

Questions: Contact TTE REU Program Manager, Lea Marlor at or 510-664-4882.

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LA DWP Student Engineer Program (Internship)

Application Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019

The goal of the Student Engineer Program (SEP) is to provide college-level engineering students with practical on-the-job-training and experience, including career mentoring, theoretical and technical instruction, and complete project-related, infrastructure work tasks. Student Engineers are paired with LADWP engineers and work in technical teams throughout the organization.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. At the time of application, the applicant must:
    1. be enrolled as a full-time student as a declared engineering major in an accredited university or college or have proof of full-time registration of graduate courses in a declared graduate engineering major;
    2. have at least sophomore standing in the declared engineering major curriculum at the time of application;
    3. have completed at least one full-time year at accredited universities or colleges.
  2. Have career goals, curriculum, experience, and/or interests related to the business of the LADWP.
  3. Have the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  4. Be a United States citizen or permanent resident (Green Card holder), or have the legal right to work permanently in the United States.
  5. A California Driver License may also be required for the job.
  6. Background check conducted in accordance with LADWP procedures and/or in accordance with NERC CIP policy requirements.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Student Engineering Program. Interested students shall submit a 2019 online application by Friday, January 25, 2019. Candidates may be notified between February through March regarding possible selection.

Additional Information

  • The Summer SEP begins no earlier than May 1 and ends no later than September 30.
  • Selected candidates are required to start no later than the Monday of the third week in June.
  • Selected candidates are required to attend full day Student Engineering Program events in the summer (schedule to be determined at a later date).
  • Starting pay for Student Engineers is approx. $24 per hour.

To learn more about LADWP, please watch the following Engineering Innovation video and read the 2017-2018 LADWP Briefing Book.

Contact Information

For questions about the Student Engineer Program, please send an email to

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NOTE: Although the dates on the flyer have passed, info is still current.    

WAVE Fellows Program at Caltech

     Online Application Deadline: January 12, 2019

Interested students can join us for the following webinar to learn more:

     WAVE Fellows Program Webinar: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 11:00 am PST

Click here for information on how to register for the webinar:

The WAVE Fellows program provides support for talented undergraduates intent on pursuing a Ph.D. to conduct a 10-week summer research project at Caltech. The WAVE Fellows program aims to foster diversity by increasing the participation of underrepresented students in science and engineering Ph.D. programs and to make Caltech's programs more visible and accessible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech. The program is extended, but not limited, to underrepresented minorities, women, first-generation college students, geographically underrepresented students, educationally and financially disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities.

Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or students with DACA status. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Competitive applicants will have completed sophomore-level courses in desired research field, have demonstrated through academic and/or co-curricular activities a passion for research, and can articulate how their research interests align with Caltech's research areas. The most competitive applicants will have prior research experience.

Support: WAVE Fellows will receive a $6350 award for the ten-week program. An additional housing/travel supplement will be provided.

For more information, visit:


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Application Due Date: December 21 @ 11:59 pm EST

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

2019 Summer Research Team Program for

Minority Serving Institutions

The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). The SRT Program and DHS Centers are sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs.

Faculty: receive a $1,200 weekly stipend and are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at the end of their appointment.

Graduate students: receive a $700 weekly stipend.

Undergraduate students: receive a $600 weekly stipend.

All participants may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowances.

10-week research experiences are offered at university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers).

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.  Additional information regarding DHS Areas of Research may be found on the program website. 

U.S. citizenship required

Previous program participants may apply.

Application deadline: December 21, 2018 11:59 pm EST.


How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Detailed information about the program can be found at:


For questions please email us at

Application Due Date: December 17 @ 2:00 pm

Program Information

Scientific research conducted through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supports an improved quality of life for all Americans. With a mission focused on discovering solutions to power and to secure America’s future, the DOE is committed to:

  • Energy Security
  • Nuclear Security
  • Scientific Discovery and Innovation
  • Environmental Responsibility
  • Management Excellence
  • Cyber Security
  • Safeguards and Security
  • Technological Advancement

What is the DOE Scholars Program?

The DOE Scholars Program is designed to provide opportunities and attract talented undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates to appointments that are carefully designed to help prepare them for and motivate them toward the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical and professional positions within DOE and organizations that support the DOE mission.  DOE Scholars Program will introduce highly qualified students and postgraduates to DOE missions, functions, and operations 

Appointments are available for a variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide.

As a result, Scholars will:

  • Contribute to the DOE’s scientific mission
  • Gain hands-on experience on real world problems
  • Enhance their preparedness for scientific, technological and policy related-careers
  • Become part of a skilled workforce for the future that will benefit both the DOE and the overall global competitiveness of the nation.

The Scholars will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with the  DOE, ORISE or any other organization. 

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers this program for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). ORISE is managed by ORAU for DOE. ORISE is responsible for the application and review process, notification and implementation of the program.

The DOE Scholars Program introduces students or recent college graduates to DOE's mission and operations. As a participant in the DOE Scholars Program, you will earn a competitive edge by familiarizing yourself with DOE functions while showcasing your education, talent and skills.



Application Due Date: October 15, 2018 DEADINE EXTENDED to 10/23/18

       Link to Website and Application:



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NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

Application Due Date: October 17, 2018


Details and Dates: 

Promotional Video:

Direct questions to: We look forward to reviewing your application soon.



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UCLA Health:

** Fall 2018 Recruitment Cycle **

For more info, visit:

As a volunteer in the Care Extender Internship Program, you are placed behind-the-scenes of the Ronald Reagan Medical Center and/or the Santa Monica Hospital, in which you have the opportunity to shadow doctors, nurses, and care partners, as well as observe medical procedures ranging from general care taking to IV line management to even live births or surgeries! As a Care Extender, you have the choice of working in various departments and floors across the hospital, such as Oncology, the ER, Labor & Delivery, Pediatrics, and much more. The Care Extender Program provides opportunities for volunteers to experience health care from a clinical perspective through patient contact and volunteer involvement. Care Extenders are trained to assist Medical Center staff, whom, in turn, are able to share their personal experiences with their volunteers. Time spent in the program proves invaluable because it provides each Care Extender with "in-the-trenches" experience in a real hospital setting. Care Extenders are respected as professional members of a patient care team. As a result, they gain an insiders' understanding of the operations of the hospital- an experience that helps them determine their specific course for future studies. If you're interested, please visit for more information and to sign-up for the next upcoming rotation. Below are the steps to becoming a Care Extender:

-To qualify, you must be 18 years or older, currently attend college or already have a degree.

-Sign up for an orientation date September 30th, October 2nd, October 3rd, and October 4th located on our website and complete an in-person application immediately after.

-If selected, attend an interview session.

-Upon acceptance into the program (requires one year commitment), you must attend a mandatory training session.  You will also need to get CPR certified by the American Heart Association, complete a 2-step TB test, and have proof of MMR vaccination and Varicella vaccination (or proof of history of chicken pox).    

Ongoing Opportunities
(rotating dates)


AMS for Students:
Various Programs Year-Round

See key dates online

Caltech Student-Faculty Programs:
See key dates online

Various Programs Year-Round
AMS for Students:
Various Programs Year-Round

See key dates online

Caltech Student-Faculty Programs:
See key dates online

Various Programs

Past Opportunities


Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL):

*Applications must be turned in to Dr. Luz Shin, in the STEM office, Campus Ctr Rm 101*



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 on the logo above!


JPL Student Independent Research Internship (SIRI)
Announcements of Opportunity (AO) List – Fall 2018

AO#: 8906
Project Title: Office of Safety and Mission Success (OSMS) SharePoint Architect

Project Description: With guidance from a JPL mentor the student intern will lead an internal SharePoint development effort. The student will also develop custom reports in the Learning Management System (LMS) and link data to the SharePoint site. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 1. SharePoint development--Ability to work from concept, Edit/Update existing SharePoint pages and lists, Create new lists, surveys, forms, libraries 2. Custom Report Creation--Utilize/bring in data from other applications (LMS), Write/build custom reports in LMS and link data to SharePoint

References: N/A
Major(s) accepted: Information Systems/Technology;

Suggested/Required Background & Skills: Required Qualifications: --Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment --Must be proficient in SharePoint

Desired Qualifications: --Experience in Learning Management Systems --Experience in custom report writing

Hazard(s), if applicable: NONE










What is OSSI?

OSSI is a NASA-wide system for the recruitment, application, selection and career development of undergraduate and graduate students primarily in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. Opportunities for students in other disciplines are available.

Key Features for Students

Students have the ability to search and apply for all types of NASA internship, fellowship, scholarship opportunities in one system. A single internship or fellowship application places students in the applicant pool for consideration by mentors for all NASA internships or fellowships.

Pathways to Science
Pathways to Science is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP). Pathways to Science supports pathways to the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. We place particular emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring and resources.

Use this website to find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring.

Undergraduate Programs & Scholarships

American Mathetical Society

Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer Programs

Internship & Co-op Opportunities for Undergraduates

National Science Foundation

 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)