|Eligible Applicants||Deadline Month||Name||Link||Description||Location||Eligibility||Legal Reqs.||Duration||Stipend||Due|
|Undergraduate Students||January||Student Clinical Opportunities for Premedical Experience (SCOPE)||beagooddoctor.org/scope/programinformation||SCOPE serves as a learning experience through immersing members in the ER environment. The primary goal of the program is to improve efficiency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. In order to fulfill the goals outlined in SCOPE's Mission Statement, all interns and interpreters are trained to assist ER physicians by tracking labs and imaging, stay attuned to patients' needs, assist with the paperwork that accompanies each patient, attend comfort rounds, and interpret Spanish or Vietnamese if qualified.||Santa Clara Valley Medical Center||Any student who is interested in medicine and is over the age of eighteen is eligible to apply, especially if they are fluent in speaking Spanish or Vietnamese, have an interest in Directorship, or have Web Design skills.||A minimum of 4 quarters (full year) of commitment is required; however, members have been known to stay for up to 5 years. The first two quarters need be continuous.||SCOPE is able to offer a paid internship for executive leaders who are eligible for work-study at Stanford University. In some cases, they are able to offer academic credit through Stanford University||January 10th by 11:59PM (Early deadline) or January 24th by 11:59PM (Regular Deadline)|
|Undergraduate Students||January||Janelia Undergraduate Scholars|
|The Janelia Farm Research Campus gives undergraduate students the opportunity to experience research during the summer. Previous scholars have worked on a range of projects in Janelia labs, including helping to identify the neurons that control feeding behavior in fruit flies, designing better labeling molecules for use with sophisticated microscopy, recording from salamander retinal ganglion cells to learn about the motion tracking system, and developing computer programs for automated image analysis.||Janelia Farm Research Campus, Virginia, United States||Any student who is enrolled in an undergraduate program may apply. Seniors are eligible to apply only if they are not committed to or planning to enroll in a graduate program in the upcoming academic year.||International students are eligible and visas will be supported.||10 weeks (June to August)||$4,500. All living expenses including housing, the program covers food and travel to and from Janelia Farm. Students spend the summer living together in two interconnected townhouses located in the housing village on campus and are able to dine on-campus throughout their stay.||Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. ET|
|Undergraduate Students||January||UCSD Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)||pharmacology.ucsd.edu/other/surf.html||The Pharmacology Department at the UCSD School of Medicine offers a research-training program specifically for students who are interested in a career in basic research and who are seriously considering Ph.D. training in the basic bio-medical sciences. The SURF program is an intensive academy-modeled on graduate school life. Participants gain research experience with a faculty mentor’s research project, attend a GRE preparation course, attend a graduate course preparation luncheon, and present research at Closing Ceremony.||University of California, San Diego School of Medicine||College sophomores and juniors||8 weeks (Mid-June—August 15, 2014)||$3,000 and campus housing is provided||January 25, 2014|
|Undergraduate & Recent Graduate Students||January||Health Career Connection (HCC)||www.healthcareers.org||HCC offers ten-week, full-time summer internship placements in Hospitals, Clinics, Health Plans, Policy-based Agencies, Health Advocacy, Medical Groups, Public Health Departments, Community Health Organizations, Foundations and Consulting Firms. Interns work with senior and program managers to understand the organization’s strategy and operations, work on important projects, develop valuable professional networks, and attend events. Through HCC's internship sponsors, they place qualified candidates in leading California (San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Los Angeles/San Diego, San Joaquin Valley), New England, New York, and New Jersey healthcare and public health organizations.||Varies||Undergraduate and recent college graduates.||10 weeks (Sunday, May 25 - Saturday, August 2, 2014)||$3,000 - $4,000||Friday, January 31, 2014 at 4:59pm Pacific Standard/West Coast Time (Extended to Feb 11, 2014)|
|Undergraduate Students||January||Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP)||www.kennedykrieger.org/professional-training/professional-training-programs/rise-programs/mchc-rise-up||The MCHC/RISE-UP Program provides opportunities for enhanced public health training to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity. Through this program, university partners from across the nation will offer learning opportunities for students. This program's ultimate goal is to promote a more diversified and equal health system by introducing highly qualified undergraduate students from underrepresented groups to the field of public health.||From one of the following three MCHC/RISE-UP training sites, the student selects one that is closest to their permanent residence: (1) Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD or (2) University of South Dakota/Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities in Sioux Falls, SD or (3) University of Southern California University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities/California State University, Los Angeles in CA.||Juniors and seniors with a GPA 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale; and students who received their baccalaureate degree within 12 months of MCHC/RISE-UP program orientation which is held on May 26, 2014.||Must have work authorization and a SSN.||10-weeks (May 26, 2014 - August 1, 2014)||A $3,500 stipend is provided to all program participants. Housing and round-trip travel for out-of-state students are also available.||January 31, 2014|
|Undergraduate Students||January||Greenlining Internship Program||greenlining.org/leadership-academy/programs/internship-program/||The Internship program offers part-time paid positions to college and graduate students. Interns work on research-related projects.||Berkeley, California||Student at a local Bay Area college who can commit to working 10-20 hours per week. Work-study students are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.||One semester||Unspecified||Fall & Spring Quarter|
|Undergraduate Students||February||Johns Hopkins Summer Internship Program (SIP)||www.hopkinsmedicine.org/graduateprograms/sip.cfm||SIP provides experience in research laboratories to students of diverse backgrounds, including underrepresented minority students, students from economically disadvantaged and underserved backgrounds and students with disabilities. The purpose of this exposure to biomedical and/or public health research is to encourage students to consider careers in science, medicine and public health.||Johns Hopkins Medicine Institutions (JHMI) in Baltimore, Maryland||Must have completed at least one year of college. Must have work authorization and a SSN.||10 weeks (Sunday, May 25 - August 2, 2014)||Minimum stipend of $3,000 is provided. Also, housing is provided near the undergraduate campus, and the University has a shuttle service that provides transportation between the Johns Hopkins Medicine Institutions (JHMI) and the undergraduate campus.||Feb 1|
|Undergraduate Students||February||Undergraduate Immunology Summer Program||www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/immunology/prospective/SummerProg.html||This internship program incorporates laboratory research, faculty lectures, and workshops led by current graduate students. Students will be matched with a Harvard Immunology Graduate Program faculty member to participate in the ongoing research of the laboratory. At the end of the summer, students will present their research at a poster session for their peers and the students and faculty of the Immunology Graduate Program. Also, weekly lectures by various program faculty will expose students to the areas of current research in immunology, emphasizing the contribution of the immune system to both the cause and treatment of many human diseases. Current PhD students in the Immunology Program serve as teaching assistants for the course. TAs will give lectures providing a basic immunology overview to assist students’ understanding of their summer research project and expose them to the diverse topics encompassed by immunology. TAs will also explain common immunological laboratory techniques. Finally, TAs will be available to answer questions about the PhD process – from applying to graduate school to life as a full-time student researcher.||Harvard Medical School||Students will be chosen based on undergraduate background, interest in studying life sciences at the graduate level, and letters of reference. Preference will be given to students in their sophomore or junior year. Students from colleges where immunology is not taught, where undergraduate research opportunities are not abundant, and from underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.||Applicants must be eligible for employment in the US, with at least one year of undergraduate study remaining.||10 weeks (June 3 - August 7, 2014)||Students receive a stipend. Amount unspecified. Please note program is unable to assist with travel and housing arrangements.||Feb 1|
|Undergraduate Students||February||The Center for RNA Biology Undergraduate Research Program||rna.osu.edu/undergraduate-program||RNA is a messenger that carries information from genes to proteins. It is a regulator of gene expression, it holds genes for many viruses and it can be an enzyme as well. RNA research spans biology, medicine, agriculture, mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Ohio State’s Center for RNA Biology houses the single largest group of RNA experts in the country – more than 200 faculty, staff, students, and postdocs. The center’s mission is to advance life sciences research and education at the university by building on existing strengths in RNA biology, developing synergies through interdisciplinary initiatives and outreach, attracting and retaining outstanding faculty, and bringing the best students to the university. Participants work with faculty member from center, earn 2 semester credits for graduate school and participate in weekly science talks and journal clubs.||Ohio State University||3.5 or better G.P.A. Interest in pursuing a PhD in RNA biology. College students in junior or senior standing. ||9 weeks||$3,000||Feb 10|
|Undergraduate Students||February||CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program (C-SURP)||www.cuny.edu/research/sr/csurp.html||The program offers a hands-on research experience and is open to students interested in key research areas in the biological, chemical and physical sciences and in engineering. These areas may include chemistry, energy technologies, environmental science, nanoscience, neuroscience, photonics, physics and structural biology among others. In accordance with their expressed scientific interests, successful applicants will be matched with a faculty mentor at one of CUNY's eleven senior colleges.||New York City, New York||All undergraduates completing their sophomore or junior year at any CUNY (City University of New York) two-year or four-year college or any four-year accredited college in the USA may apply.||Ten weeks (June 2 – August 8, 2014)||$3,500 and monthly unlimited New York City Transit MetroCards to assist with transportation costs. Also, the program aims to promote a sense of community among C-SURP scholars and encourages participants to take advantage of free University housing.||Feb 14|
|Undergraduate Students||February||SHARP Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program||sharpinternship.org||SHARP (Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program) is an innovative 12-week summer mentored internship and learning experience designed to inspire students from underrepresented communities to pursue further studies and careers in public health-oriented clinical, socio-behavioral, and community-focused research. Our researchers are investigating a broad array of topics and strategies including mapping HIV infections and risk behaviors in San Francisco, assessing the reach and impact of HIV programs in diverse communities, and testing new prevention strategies such as vaccines and expanded HIV testing.||San Francisco||All candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or certificate program. This includes students who will graduate at the end of the Spring 2014 semester, but not those who have graduated at the time of their application. Graduate students are also not eligible for this program. Individuals from communities typically underrepresented in the field of research are strongly encouraged to apply. This includes African Americans, Latinos and Latinas, persons of indigenous descent (including Native Americans, and natives of Alaska, Hawaii, and the US Pacific Islands), persons with disabilities, persons from disadvantaged backgrounds, and individuals who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual (LGBT). Ideal candidates are interested in conducting research that addresses health disparities as part of their career, interested in HIV and populations at risk, and connected to the community they want to conduct research with.||All candidates must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.||June 2nd through August 22nd.||SHARP is a paid internship program; participating scholars will receive a stipend of approximately $11/hour. Most scholars work 40 hours a week, but exceptions can be made for students in summer school or working a second job. Support for local transportation within San Francisco is available.||Feb 21|
|Undergraduate Students||February||Pre-Health Undergraduate Program ||accelerate.ucsf.edu/training/pup||University of California, San Francisco Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Training Program offers a summer clinical research training program for up to 15-20 undergraduate students, who are planning to attend dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy or physical therapy professional schools after graduation, and who have an interest in a career in clinical research. Students will be paired with a UCSF professional student who is enrolled in the Designing Clinical Research (DCR) course. The purpose of the course is to train students to evaluate the medical literature, to design clinical and translational research studies, and to encourage long-term collaborations between UCSF and undergraduate students. In addition to the DCR course, PUP consists of a 1-week pre-course program, that includes didactics, approaches to reviewing the literature, and sessions to allow the student to know themselves and their UCSF partners better.||University of California, San Francisco||Currently enrolled third and fourth year (first and second year may apply) pre-dental, medical, nursing, physical therapy or pharmacy students and students from other disciplines at accredited four-year universities. Students should be juniors or seniors in the Fall Quarter/Semester immediately preceding application period. First and second year students may apply but upperclassmen will be given priority. GPA of 3.0 and higher with strong writing and quantitative (math) skills. Students may apply if GPA is less than 3.50 but a description about the applicant's strengths must be included in the Candidate Essay. Commitment to attend all classes at UCSF in July and August 2014 and complete all reading and written assignments, and participate in small groups. Vacation time or time off may not be taken during orientation or throughout the DCR course. Students from all diverse backgrounds including underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.||July 28 - August 27, 2014||$1,500; Cost of tuition and textbook provided||Feb 23|
|Undergraduate Students||February||Short Term Educational Experiences for Research in Environmental Health for Undergraduates (STEER)||steer.berkeley.edu/||STEER is a summer internship in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences within the School of Public Health where interns work alongside a research faculty mentor to learn about environmental health and how this may affect human health.||University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health||This program is available to all undergraduate students, including graduating seniors, at all universities.||Students approved for DACA are eligible to apply.|
9 weeks (Monday, June 16th through Friday, August 15th). Interns work 40 hours per week.
|Interns are paid for 40 hours per week for 9 weeks. The pay scale depends on who is accepted into the program and if anyone is a current University of California employee. Interns can expect to be paid no less than $12.50 per hour.||Feb 28|
|Undergraduate Students||February||William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students||www.aspeninstitute.org/policy-work/nonprofit-philanthropy/leadership-initiatives/hearst||The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrative support for PSI’s leadership initiatives, public programs, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad.||Washington DC||Candidates for this fellowship are highly motivated, current, non-graduating graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color. Each candidate should have an excellent academic record and also have the following: (1) Demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector; (2) Excellent research and writing skills; and (3) Demonstrated financial need.||Students approved for DACA are eligible to apply.||Summer interns are full time.||$4,000 awarded to Summer interns. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student.||February 28, 2014. Internship also available for Fall and Spring semester.|
|Undergraduate Students||February||Bertha Wolf - Rosenthal Foundation Fund for Community Service||www.libertyhill.org/Page.aspx?pid=301||Established by two private donors, the Bertha Wolf-Rosenthal Foundation Fund for Community Service Stipend awards several stipends per year to young people, ages 18-25, to help cover basic living costs (e.g., rent, food, utilities, transportation and childcare) while they work at a nonprofit organization anywhere in California during the entire calendar year.||California||Ages 18-25||One Year||$5,000||Please Check back in mid-March 2014.|
|Undergraduate Students||March||UCLA Premedical/Predental Enrichment Program||www.medstudent.ucla.edu/offices/aeo/prep.cfm||UCLA PREP is designed to provide pre-medical and pre-dental students from disadvantaged backgrounds with a means of strengthening their ability and readiness to study medicine or dentistry. As a result of full participation in UCLA PREP, participants should have enhanced their chances of being accepted to medical or dental school and succeeding once there.||University of California, Los Angeles||Students must be from a disadvantaged background or medically underserved community. They must have one year of biology or chemistry completed by the time the program begins. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 science GPA for freshmen or sophomores or a minimum 2.8 science GPA for juniors and above.||7 weeks||Students who must relocate to participate in the program may be eligible for a stipend depending on availability of funds. There is no cost for participation. Also, note that PREP does not offer credit and students are responsible for their housing, transportation, and living expenses.||March 1|
|Undergraduate Students||March||Undergraduate Research Training Program (UCRTP)||cdrewudcrt.org/education_training.aspx?page=undergrad_overview||The Undergraduate Cancer Research Training Program (UCRTP) is a 12-week summer internship hosted by the Center to Eliminate Cancer Health Disparities at Charles Drew University (CDU), in partnership with the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA. It is designed for 10* outstanding minority and underrepresented undergraduate students who are contemplating a career in biomedical-related sciences and working with underserved communities. An individualized program is developed for each undergraduate participant, who will work with a faculty Principal Investigator or his/her associates. At either a CDU or UCLA laboratory students will conduct research alongside a designated mentor on cancer research projects. The goal of the UCRTP is to ensure that each undergraduate student acquires the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to become a proficient cancer researcher. Upon completion of the program, each undergraduate trainee will have developed a research paper based on the findings of the ancillary project to be given to his or her lead mentor for evaluation and feedback. Students will then have the opportunity present their findings at a professional research conference or symposium.||CDU or UCLA Laboratory in California||Must: be low income or underrepresented minority (African American, Mexican American/Chicano, Hispanic American/Latino, Native American, Asian Pacific Islander, Native Alaskan or Native Hawaiian); be an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, or junior have a minimum 3.0 GPA; and have completed college-level general biology and introductory chemistry.||12 weeks in the summer||$4,000||March 1|
|Undergraduate Students||March||Loyola Academic Summer Program Integrating Resources for Excellence (ASPIRE)||stritch.luc.edu/admission/applying-to-stritch/summer-enrichment-program||ASPIRE is designed to prepare and support pre-medical students who want to pursue a career in medicine and have a desire to advocate for underserved communities. Students will be exposed to a comprehensive curriculum that integrates academic/science lectures, shadowing opportunities, professional development skills/tools, and a community service project that advances health equity.||Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM)||Must be an AMCAS applicant for the 2015 Entering Class (CANNOT be in the application cycle for the 2014 Entering Class). Must take the MCAT by June 7, 2014.||DACA eligible applicants can apply.||5 weeks Sunday, June 8 - Friday, July 11, 2014||$1200. Because Loyola is a commuter campus, students will be housed at a nearby university. Housing costs are covered by Loyola. Participants will also receive a Loyola meal card to help defray the cost of lunch expenses. Additional meals may be provided during the course of the program. All other meals are at the participant’s expense. Lab coats, books, and educational supplies are provided at no cost.||March 3|
|Undergraduate Students||March||Inside UCSF||apply.ucsf.edu/graduate/apply/insideucsf/2013||Annual outreach program for college students who are interested in pursuing advanced degrees and careers in science and the health professions. The program is designed to give students an in-depth introduction to a specific health science career path, a chance to meet current students at UCSF and become inspired about their future career possibilities.||University of California, San Francisco||Current undergraduate or post-bac students||April 25-26, 2014||Unpaid but UCSF will cover the cost of meals, materials, and travel for all participants, as well as accommodations for those without BART or CalTrain access.||March 3, rolling applications|
|Undergraduate Students||March||Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy at City of Hope National Medical Center||www.cityofhope.org/summer-student-academy||City of Hope's Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy gives curious and hardworking students the opportunity to learn about science by actually doing it. World renowned physicians and scientists serve as mentors who guide students in their research, while helping them develop their critical thinking skills. Weekly seminars allow students to present research findings to their peers, a good primer for what graduate and postdoctoral students do. There are workshops covering topics such as creating posters for research talks, biomedical ethics and other important subjects. Students interact with their peers and their research mentors on a continual basis, fostering valuable relationships for the future.||City of Hope (located in Duarte, CA)||Applicants must be undergraduate college students or high school students who will be at least 16 years of age by the time the internship begins. Must provide proof of medical insurance.||Can have DACA or must fill out a W-9 form using an ITIN number for the internship; SSN is not needed.||10 weeks (Start dates range from the end of May to the end of June, and the 10 weeks must be completed by the end of July or August).||$4,000||March 14|
|Undergraduate Students||March||Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP)||aoec.org/ohip||OHIP interns have played a vital role in some of the most exciting worker health and safety movements across the country. Teams of two students are placed with a union or worker organization to work on a project to investigate job-related health and safety problems among workers, often of new immigrant groups, employed in an underserved or a high hazard job. At the end of the project, teams provide a “give back” product to the workers and their “host” union or worker organization, present their summer project at a NIOSH national videoconference and produce a final report. Commitment is full-time, including possible evenings or weekends.||OHIP is housed within the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) and has training sites in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Boston, New York City, Seattle, and more.||Students enrolled in an accredited college or university who will have completed at least two years of college (i.e. completed sophomore year) by the summer of 2014 are eligible to apply. Also open to students enrolled in graduate programs and recent college graduates. Recent graduates cannot be out of school for more than six months prior to the start of OHIP (i.e. students are not eligible if they graduated prior to December of 2013).|
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) individuals or undocumented individuals are eligible to apply for the OHIP program. If accepted into the program, DACA students will have to provide an unexpired Employee Authorization Document (EAD) prior to participating in the program.
|9 weeks (June 16-August 15, 2014)||$4,000 for undergraduates and $5,200 for graduate students||March 14|
|Undergraduate Students||March||REACH Internship [Asian Health Services]||www.asianhealthservices.org/handler.php?p=careers-internship||Real-world Exposure and Advocacy in Community Health (REACH) is a paid summer internship program off red by Asian Health Services (AHS) for those who are interested in pursuing a career in public health or health-related fields. Through direct clinical experience, community health advocacy activities, and self-directed projects, REACH will expose interns to the dynamic environment of a community health center so that they can gain a better understanding of how health care is delivered to an underserved population.||Oakland, CA||Upper-level college students and graduates who are considering careers in medicine, public health, community health advocacy, and any allied health profession are encouraged to apply. Candidates should also exhibit a strong interest in working with the Asian underserved, have basic knowledge of Asian health issues, and have experience in basic data analysis and research. Fluency in an Asian language is required, with priority for Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Korean.||Must have work authorization and SSN.||9 weeks (June 16th - August 15th, 2014)||$2,500||March 17|
|Undergraduate & Recent Graduate Students||March||UC Davis Department of Surgery Pre-Medical Surgical Internship & Mentorship ||www.premedsurgery.org/application||This is a unique and rigorous experience that exposes participants to the field of surgery by immersing them in a professional medical environment. Program components are designed to introduce the academic and clinical activities typically experienced by physicians and medical students. This competitive program is intended for individuals who have demonstrated their interest in pursuing a career as a physician.||University of California, Davis||This program is open to all individuals who plan to attend medical school. Any pre-med students, regardless of school of attendance or academic/education level who can demonstrate their maturity, ability to follow directions, aptitude to learn, desire to be mentored, and interest in discovering their future in medicine may apply. To be considered for the limited spots in the program, one must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7. The selection committee performs a comprehensive assessment of the applicant weighing letters of recommendation, community service, and other factors in addition to academic performance when making its decision.||U.S. citizenship not required but it is preferred that you have a valid SSN for the background check. If you do not have a SSN, this may disqualify you but the program advises you to speak personally with their administrative staff at email@example.com.||4 months. Must complete at least one hospital shift per week.||Unpaid||Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:59 PM PST for the Summer cycle. There are three cycles available for application throughout the year.|
|Undergraduate Students||April||Future Physician Leaders||fpl.ucr.edu||The Future Physician Leaders (FPL) program is a community-based collaborative effort started in 2009. There are three components to the Future Physician Leaders program. The didactic component consists of lectures, workshops, and group discussions throughout the year and concentrated in the summer. The community service and leadership component aims to expose students to the virtues of service and actively engage them in leadership roles that improve healthcare access and community health. The third physician shadowing component provides 20 students from each program site to shadow different physicians at different healthcare settings for four hours, one day a week, for six weeks during the summer.||Currently have three program location sites: Coachella Valley, Riverside- San Bernardino, and a new location in Temecula. You may only apply to one program site.||Anyone interested in becoming a physician leader and serving his or her community is welcome to apply. The program is intended for students that are from the Coachella Valley or Riverside- San Bernardino region. Applicants must have a permanent address in these areas to be eligible to participate. The only other requirement to participate is commitment. There is limited availability for participation.||June 23, 2014 -August 4, 2014; Orientation on June 18 & 19.||Unspecified||April 13, 2016|
|Undergraduate & Recent Graduate Students||April||DREAM Summer||www.dreamresourcecenter.org/dream-summer.html||Center, in partnership with the United We Dream Network, developed Dream Summer, the first national internship for DREAM Act student leaders across the country. Interns are placed with social-justice and labor organizations where they gained invaluable experience and leadership skills.||Candidates must apply for an internship in the current state/city/region they live in. See application for available locations.||All DREAM Act leaders are invited to apply.||10 weeks (mid June-August)||Dream Summer interns will be provided assistance in applying for a $5,000 scholarship at the end of the internship during the closing retreat.||April|
|Undergraduate Students||July||Mentoring in Medicine and Science (MIMS) Healthy Ambassador Program||www.mimscience.org/programs/healthy-ambassador-program||The purpose of the Healthy Ambassador Program is to promote leadership development and tiered mentorship by raising awareness about health inequities that disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities. Ambassadors will be trained and educated through a series of monthly workshops on anatomy and the prevention, treatment and physiology of various illnesses, learn about public health and community health issues, receive and practice public speaking, health education, and leadership skills while educating K-12 students on diseases and illnesses during the workshops at school sites, receive peer-to-peer mentorship and health professional mentorship, and participate in professional and career development workshops (networking skills, communication skills, graduate school paths, etc.)||Bay Area||Recent college graduates, college and high school students||8 months (September-April)||Unpaid||July|
|Undergraduate Students||July||William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students||www.aspeninstitute.org/policy-work/nonprofit-philanthropy/leadership-initiatives/hearst||The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrative support for PSI’s leadership initiatives, public programs, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad.||Washington DC||Candidates for this fellowship are highly motivated, current, non-graduating graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color. Each candidate should have an excellent academic record and also have the following: (1) Demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector; (2) Excellent research and writing skills; and (3) Demonstrated financial need.|
Students approved for DACA can apply.
|The student must be able to work as an intern for 12-15 weeks in the Washington, DC, office of the Aspen Institute during the academic semester in which the fellowship is awarded.||$2,000 awarded Fall interns. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student.||July for Fall internship. Internship also available for Spring and Summer semesters.|
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||October||Center for Race and Gender Undergraduate Research Grants||crg.berkeley.edu/content/undergraduate-grants-program||The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) at the University of California, Berkeley, announces the availability of grants for research or creative projects that address issues of race and gender. Topics should be consonant with CRG’s mandate to support critical student research on race, gender, and their intersections in a wide variety of social, cultural, and institutional contexts, especially on the Berkeley campus and its neighboring communities, but also in California, the nation, or the world. Projects may be oriented toward academic research or may approach race and gender issues from the perspectives of the media, fine arts, and performing arts. Applications are particularly sought from students majoring in areas where race and gender issues have not previously been of major concern, such as Public Health, Education, Economics, Business, Journalism, Political Science, and Environmental Science, as well as areas where they have been more central.||University of California, Berkeley|
UC Berkeley undergraduates not graduating at the end of that semester
|Up to 6 months||$100 - $1,000. Funds may be used for direct costs related to the proposed project, such as travel to archival or ethnographic research sites; supplies and services; equipment rental; or token payments for research subjects. Funds may not be used for equipment purchase, personal stipend, living expenses, conference attendance, or educational travel. Grant payments will be in the form of reimbursements for expenses.||October*** for the Fall Semester. Also available in Spring Semester.|
|Undergraduate Students||November||William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students||www.aspeninstitute.org/policy-work/nonprofit-philanthropy/leadership-initiatives/hearst|
The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. In his or her internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrative support for PSI’s leadership initiatives, public programs, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad.
|Washington DC||Candidates for this fellowship are highly motivated, current, non-graduating graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color. Each candidate should have an excellent academic record and also have the following: (1) Demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector; (2) Excellent research and writing skills; and (3) Demonstrated financial need.||Students approved for DACA can apply.||The student must be able to work as an intern for 12-15 weeks in the Washington, DC, office of the Aspen Institute during the academic semester in which the fellowship is awarded.||$2,000 awarded Fall and Spring interns. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student||November 2016 for Spring 2017 internship.|
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||January||UCSF/Kaiser Permanente Undergraduate Research Internship (URI)||obgyn.ucsf.edu/education/whuri/index.aspx||The University of California at San Francisco with Kaiser Permanente, Northern California will offer summer research internships in women's health, pediatrics, family and community medicine, and internal medicine. There will also be clinical shadowing at UCSF and Kaiser Oakland and some didactics.||University of California, San Francisco and Oakland Kaiser|
UC Berkeley undergraduate students who are planning to attend medical school after graduation, and who have an interest in women's health, pediatrics, or primary care. Students have to be enrolled in the fall of 2014 at UC Berkeley as an undergraduate. Seniors graduating in spring of 2014 are not eligible to apply.
|U.S. citizenship not required but must have work authorization and a SSN.|
8 weeks (June 2- July 25)
|$2,500||January 10, 2017 by 5 PM|
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||February||Marco Antonio Firebaugh Scholars Program||research.berkeley.edu/otheropps/firebaugh.html||The Firebaugh Scholars Program is designed to prepare select Berkeley undergraduates who are interested in graduate study in a Ph.D. program. Scholars will spend the academic year developing writing and research skills while planning the research project that they will conduct during the summer under the direction of their faculty mentor.||University of California, Berkeley||Must be a UC Berkeley student with junior standing by January 2014 and at least 12 units have been completed at UC Berkeley. Must have a GPA of at least 2.8 by January 2014.|
Must have filled out the AB540 Affidavit.
Spring 2017-Spring 2018
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||February||Q3B-Biotech Undergraduate Internship Program ||qb3.berkeley.edu/qb3/intern.cfm#faqs||The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (Q3B) partners with local biotech companies to offer full-time, hands-on internships to UC Berkeley Undergraduates for summer 2014 through the Q3B-Berkeley Undergraduate Biotech Internship Program. QB3-Berkeley seeks top applicants for internship positions at Bay Area biotech companies. Accepted students will spend approximately 10 weeks learning laboratory techniques and contributing to specific state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research projects. Interns become paid, full-time employees of the company for the duration of their internship.||San Francisco Bay Area Bio Tech Companies||Registered as an undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. Has an overall GPA of at least 3.2; undergraduate course experience in biology, chemistry and classroom lab experience required. Declared a major and interested in exploring careers in the biotechnology industry. Committed to full-time summer employment, returning to UC Berkeley for normal course of study (i.e. fall semester) Consent that application materials, including transcripts, will be reviewed by program staff and potential employers. Transfer students must put in one semester of coursework at UC Berkeley before applying to the program.||Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.||May-June through August; 10 weeks||Interns will become paid, full-time employees of the company for the duration of their internship.||Feb 14|
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||February||Haas Scholars Program||hsp.berkeley.edu||The program seeks to enhance interaction among the peer group of undergraduate researchers through faculty seminars, professional development workshops, and by students organizing and putting on an Undergraduate Research Symposium where they will also present their research.||University of California, Berkeley||Must be a UC Berkeley graduating senior with a Berkeley GPA of 3.450 or above, and must be eligible to receive need-based financial aid. AB 540 students are welcomed to apply.||Summer 2017 – Spring 2018||Up to $12,600||February 24 at 4 PM PST|
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||March||Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Letters and Science program (SURF L&S)||surf.berkeley.edu/surf-ls||SURF L&S is designed to allow Berkeley undergraduates in the College of Letters and Science to spend the summer doing concentrated research in preparation for a senior thesis or another major capstone research project. SURF fellows also have the opportunity to make a research presentation or present a poster at the SURF conference on August 25-26, 2014. In addition, SURF L&S fellows in the social sciences and humanities have an opportunity to publish in the SURF conference proceedings of the Berkeley Undergraduate Journal.||University of California, Berkeley||UC Berkeley students in the College of Letters and Science who in March 2014 will be in at least their 5th semester (at least 1st at UCB if a transfer student) and will graduate Fall 2014 or later. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have a well written and reasoned proposal for independent research in the Summer of 2014 which will culminate in a senior thesis or other capstone research project that will be evaluated, preferably for a letter grade rather than P/NP, in a course. Additionally, student must have the full support and guidance of a regular Berkeley faculty member (professor or lecturer) who can guide them for the duration of their project. Students carrying out independent research in UCSF labs may apply if they can submit proof of the commitment of a UC Berkeley faculty member who will sponsor their senior thesis sponsor or its equivalent following their SURF summer.||AB 540 students are able to apply to SURF L&S, but it is easiest for SURF to process the student’s award if they have applied for the Berkeley Undergraduate Dream Act Scholarship. SURF/Rose Hills is limited to US citizens.||8 weeks. (Your eight SURF weeks do not have to be contiguous. The SURF 2014 summer runs from May 19th through August 22nd).||Fellows will receive a $3,750 summer stipend. SURF L&S Fellows receive an additional $500 when they complete projects as scheduled. Students with need-based financial aid may be eligible for additional funds.||Thursday, February 27, 2017 (If research proposal involves Human Subjects). Friday, March 7, 2014 (If research proposal does not involve Human Subjects).|
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||July||Biology Fellows Program (BFP)||bsp.berkeley.edu/BFP||The Biology Fellows Program (BFP) is a semester-long program open to all UC Berkeley students that provides financial support for students doing research, as well as seminars and professional development workshops on biological research-related topics. BFP provides stipends for research opportunities in the biological sciences for undergraduates whose financial need would make such work difficult on an unpaid basis. The program seeks to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups and women doing research. However, all qualified undergraduates are encouraged to apply and will be considered equally.||University of California, Berkeley||Open to all UC Berkeley undergraduate students.||SSN||One semester (January-May)||$4,000||Available each Semester. Due March 2014 for Summer 2014 semester. Due November 2014 for Spring 2015 semester. Due July 2015 for Fall 2015 semester.|
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||March||The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize||research.berkeley.edu/stronach||The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good. The award gives bright, ambitious students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a special project after their graduation.||University of California, Berkeley||The Prize is open to UC Berkeley graduates in any area of study who are awarded an undergraduate degree in the Fall of the year before or the Spring or Summer of the year in which the Prize is awarded||Up to 1 Year|
Up to $25,000. The Prize is intended to cover project costs, materials, and living expenses for a period of up to one year.
|UC Berkeley Undergraduate Student||March||Center for Race and Gender Undergraduate Research Grants||crg.berkeley.edu/content/undergraduate-grants-program||The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) at the University of California, Berkeley, announces the availability of grants for research or creative projects that address issues of race and gender. Topics should be consonant with CRG’s mandate to support critical student research on race, gender, and their intersections in a wide variety of social, cultural, and institutional contexts, especially on the Berkeley campus and its neighboring communities, but also in California, the nation, or the world. Projects may be oriented toward academic research or may approach race and gender issues from the perspectives of the media, fine arts, and performing arts. Applications are particularly sought from students majoring in areas where race and gender issues have not previously been of major concern, such as Public Health, Education, Economics, Business, Journalism, Political Science, and Environmental Science, as well as areas where they have been more central.||University of California, Berkeley||UC Berkeley undergraduates not graduating at the end of that semester||Up to 6 months|
$100 - $1,000. Funds may be used for direct costs related to the proposed project, such as travel to archival or ethnographic research sites; supplies and services; equipment rental; or token payments for research subjects. Funds may not be used for equipment purchase, personal stipend, living expenses, conference attendance, or educational travel. Grant payments will be in the form of reimbursements for expenses.
|Recent College Graduate||January||Greenlining Leadership Academy Programs Summer Associate Program||greenlining.org/leadership-academy/programs/summer-associate-program||Associates learn about issues impacting California and the nation and manage research and advocacy projects under the direction of a Greenlining staff member. Associates present their findings and projects in both a written and oral report at the end of the program. Summer Associates participate in leadership skills workshops, attend meetings with key stakeholders, and conduct site visits to community, government, and corporate entities. Overall, Associates are exposed to community leaders, new issues, and new methods of advocacy. Associates receive regular mentorship, professional and personal skill development and are given opportunities to interact with the media, write reports/press releases, testify at key policy hearings, and participate in key meetings with top government officials, corporate CEOs, and political leaders.||Berkeley, California|
Recent college graduates
|10 weeks (June 9, 2014-August 15, 2014)||$4,300||January 30, 2017 by 5pm PST|
|Recent College Graduate||February||Greenlining Leadership Academy Programs Fellowship Program||greenlining.org/leadership-academy/programs/fellowship-program|
Fellows are assigned to specific program areas and develop expertise with the direction of a Program Manager and the Academy Director. Although the curriculum is similar to that of the Associates program, Fellows are given more responsibility and independence to implement projects and programs. Fellows participate in leadership and skills development workshops, attend meetings with key stakeholders, and conduct site visits to community, government, and corporate entities. Fellows receive regular mentorship, professional and personal skill development and are given opportunities to interact with the media, write reports/press releases, fundraise, testify at policy hearings, and participate in key meetings with top government officials, corporate CEOs, and political leaders.
Recent college graduates
One full year (August 28, 2014-August 21, 2015). Fellows work 37.5 hours per week.
$34,300 per year plus health benefits
|February 6, 2014 by 5pm PST|
|Graduate Students||January||Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship||www.kennedykrieger.org/professional-training/professional-training-programs/rise-programs/ferguson-fellowship||The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship provides public health research and professional development in the area of infectious diseases and health disparities with a special focus on increasing knowledge and interest in public health careers among students from underrepresented populations. The 9-week fellowship program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fellows may also gain clinical experience and develop leadership skills.||Baltimore, MD or Atlanta, GA.||Students must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, and a strong interest in addressing health disparities related to infectious diseases. Students who are members of underrepresented populations (as defined by the federal government;http://www.cdc.gov/minority health/Executive Orders.html) are strongly encouraged to apply.||Must have work authorization.||9 weeks (May 26, 2017 – July 25, 2017)||$4,000; Housing and travel are covered for out-of-state students.||Jan 31|
|Graduate Students||February||Prevention Institute Summer Internship Program||preventioninstitute.org/about-us/jobs-ainternships/791-now-hiring-graduate-interns.html||Prevention Institute is now accepting applications for Graduate Interns for the summer of 2014. Looking for graduate students who are committed to improving health and safety and reducing inequities through a focus on prevention. The Institute's approach is interdisciplinary in nature, addressing health and social issues such as violence prevention, injury prevention, traffic safety, health reform implementation and healthy food and physical activity promotion. Internships are paid and we ask students to commit to working 40 hours per week for 10-12 weeks. Internship provides students with the opportunity to: 1) apply what they are learning in graduate school by delving deep into a project or set of projects and; 2) learn about Prevention Institute, our unique approach and how the practice of primary prevention is taking hold across the country.||Oakland, California||Continuing graduate student (masters or doctoral) in public health, social work, public policy, urban planning or related fields.||10-12 weeks in the summer||Students will be paid and asked to commit 40hrs/wk.||February 16|
|Graduate Students||June||Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship||sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/policyfellows/index.htm||The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.||Washington DC||Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies (degree awarded) within the last five years. Areas of study may include social/behavioral sciences, health and medicine, physical or biological sciences, engineering, law/business/public administration, or relevant interdisciplinary fields.||Must have work authorization and SSN.||12 weeks (January – April)||$8,500||Summer 2016 for the January 2017 session.|
|Additional Resource||Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities 2014||http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/mcoop.htm||National list of pre-health programs for minority and underrepresented students|
|Additional Resource||Graduates Reaching a Dream Deferred (Northern California) ||https://www.facebook.com/GRADDnorcal/info||To bridge the gap of support, advocacy, and resources available in Northern California for prospective and current undocumented graduate students and create institutional change in university campuses. GRADD Northern California Chapter’s mission goals: 1) To act as a support group for other undocumented in their path to graduate school, 2) To create a network of DREAM graduate students and allies that is centralized in Northern California, and 3) To act as an advocacy group to promote the leverage of resources as they apply to support undocumented graduate students in their path to education. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. |
|Additional Resource||Educators for Fair Consideration ||www.e4fc.org||Founded in 2006, Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) empowers undocumented young people to pursue their dreams of college, career, and citizenship in the United States. We address the holistic needs of undocumented young people through direct support, leadership development, community outreach, and advocacy. Our programming is designed by and for undocumented young people with support from committed allies. E4FC has many resources for students including a list of scholarships, free legal resources, information on the California Dream Act and comprehensive guide on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. |
|Undergraduate Students||March||Summer and Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)||http://smdep.org/apply-to-smdep/||The SMDEP program offers students a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation.|
Academic enrichment in the basic sciences and quantitative topics
Learning-Skills Development-including study skills and methods of individual and group learning
Clinical exposure through small-group clinical rotations and full-group clinician seminars. This is limited to 5% of program time for all the sites
Career development, including the exploration of the medical and dental careers, other health professions and an individualized education plan to identify other appropriate enrichment activities
Financial planning workshop and health policy seminars
|Varies||currently enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college;|
have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5;
be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa or DACA; and
not have previously participated in SMDEP
|6 Weeks||$600||Mar 1|