Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2015
for
Minority & Underrepresented Students


All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated


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The organizations that have already updated their sites for 2015, or offer opportunities on an annual basis are indicated by a (2015)

The co-op/internship positions listed at this website specifically focus on providing opportunities for minority students and students from underrepresented groups in the sciences and medicine. If you believe that you qualify, you should definitely explore these exciting opportunities. In addition to the co-ops listed below, quite a few of the organizations that are listed in the much larger list, Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences, are seeking to enhance the ethnic diversity of their programs and thus strongly encourage minority students to apply. You should not hesitate to take advantage of these opportunities as well.

In addition to the valuable experience and good pay that a Co-op or Internship will give you, very many of the Opportunities listed on this website also provide Travel Reimbursement, Housing and Meals. So, don't let concerns about living expenses or the location of an organization posted on this website prevent you from checking out an exciting and challenging Co-op or Internship position!! If travel support, housing and meals are provided, this information will almost always be included in the details about the Co-op or Internship that can be found by clicking on the co-op website next to the organization's name and location.

 

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Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op (2015) REU-China: Ecological and Environmental Research in an Urbanized Landscape - "three days at AAMU followed by six weeks at Nanjing Forestry University in China and the remaining three weeks again at AAMU" - "Each REU participant will receive a $3000 scholarship, paid bi-weekly for the duration of the program. Travel, housing, and research related expenses will be covered" - "If you are interested in our program for summer of 2015, please check back frequently for more information, as it becomes available. "
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK - co-op (2014) Indian Health Service (IHS) Extern Program
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY - co-op and application (2014) Diversity Student Summer Research Opportunity Program
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Hispanic Center of Excellence, Bronx, NY - co-op (2014) Health Opportunities Program (Monte HOP) - Department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Hispanic Center of Excellence, Bronx, NY - co-op (2014) HCOE Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program (SUMP)
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) several opportunities listed; click here to see which are active (may change) - check each for details regarding eligibility and any stipends offered
American Heart Association Midwest Affiliates, - co-op (2014) MWA Undergraduate Student Research Program " broadly related to related to cardiovascular function and disease, stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, and public health problems" - funds undergraduate student research at accredited Midwest Affiliate institutions in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Albuquerque, NM - co-op (2014) Student Summer Internships to explore potential careers with several diffferent organizations - 2013 internship opportunities included: ASRC Federal Holding Company, USDA FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service), Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Census, U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
American Physiological Society, Rockville, MD - co-op (2015) Five different programs offered. Scroll down to bottom for links to each program - some offered to support research at student's home university
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program (UR-Capstone 2015) - for underrepresented minority students with Faculty in various universities who are members of ASM
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), Bethesda, MD - co-op (2014) scroll down to Individual SURF Fellowship Application Deadline: March 1, 2014 - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
American University, Washington, D.C. - co-op, application (2015) Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) with a variety of US Government organizations
Arizona State University, Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute, Tempe, AZ - co-op (2014) for Students majoring in mathematics, biology, or related fields and who have had a year of calculus are eligible to apply
Association for Women in Science, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2014) “Developing Leading Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)”
Association of American Medical Colleges, Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, at many medical school program sites - co-op (2015) "The SMDEP application (for 2015) will re-open November 1, 2014 and close March 1, 2015!"
Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives, New York, NY - co-op (2014) Summer Enrichment Program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity

Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City, AZ - co-op (2015) "Information about Summer 2015 Internships will be posted here in November" - Summer Internship Program
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Islands - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Boise State Univeristy, Boise, ID - co-op (2014) REU-Raptor Research
Boise State Univeristy, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Boise, ID - co-op (2014) "Information and Applications for Summer 2014 Coming Soon!" - some past research projects were in areas of infectious diseases, pathogenic bacteria and parasites
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Boston University School of Medicine, Divison of Graduate Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) ."..for talented undergraduates from minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical sciences"
Boise State Univeristy, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Boise, ID - co-op (2014) - some past research projects were in areas of infectious diseases, pathogenic bacteria and parasites
Brandeis University, Life Sciences, Waltham, MA - co-op, application (2014) Undergraduate Summer Research in Cell and Molecular Visualization
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "Please check back fall for the deadlines for 2015" - Brigham Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS)
Broad Institute Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014) The Summer Research Program in Genomics
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Experiences in Neuroscience
Brown and Caldwell, many locations - co-op, application (2014) Minority Scholarship Program includes "An optional paid summer internship at a Brown and Caldwell office" - Environmental Engineers and Consultants

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA - co-op (2015) "Dates for Summer 2015 will be updated in November" - Minority Undergraduate Research Fellowship
California State University-Fullerton, Department of Biological Science, Fullerton, CA - co-op (2015) "Applications for Summer 2015 will open at the end of 2014" - Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program at foreign Participating Institutions - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
California State University - Los Angeles, College of Natural and Social Sciences, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2014) "research opportunities for community college students from the Los Angeles Basin"- "Areas of research include...environmental monitoring.
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Biological Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2014) NOT offered for 2013 - Undergraduate Research Experiences in Cellular and Molecular Biosciences
Case Western University, Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) Program, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Program (for minority undergraduates)
Case Western University, Center for Aids Research, Cleveland, Ohio - co-op (2014) Case CFAR Minority HIV Research Training Program (MHRTP)
Case Western University, Office of Multicultural Programs, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2014) Summer Medical Dental Education Program
Case Western University School of Medicine, Office of Multicultural Programs, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2014) Heart, Lung and Blood (HLB) Summer Research Program
Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2014) "Not offered in 2014" - Behavioral Research Advancements in Neuroscience (BRAIN)
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, New York, NY - co-op (2014) offers a $1,000 stipend
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Division of Cancer Research and Training, Los Angeles, CA - co-op, application (2014) Undergraduate Cancer Research Training Program
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2015) "Check back in Fall 2014 for updated REU information" - Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Christian Brothers University, Department of Biology, Memphis, TN - co-op (2014) Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program - Research projects in Brazil, and Uganda
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2014) Biomedical Research Internship for Minority Students - for Cincinnati area graduating high school seniors and college freshmen
Colorado State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op (2014)
Columbia University, College of Physician and Surgeons, New York, NY - co-op (2014) Summer Public Health Scholars Program
Columbia University, New York, NY - co-op, application (2014) Summer Program for Under-Represented Students - A Biomedical Research Program
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (12 participating universities), several locations - co-op (2014)
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2014) Microbial Friends & Foes Research Experience for Undergraduates
Cornell University, College of Engineering, Diversity Programs, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2014) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) in science and engineering
Cornell University, Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York, NY - co-op, application (2014) Access Summer Research Program

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "Please check this site by December 2014 for information regarding CURE 2015" - The Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) - must be be a Massachusetts resident or attend an institution (high school or college) in Massachusetts
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op (2015) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Marine Ecology Lab, Dauphin Island, AL (and other locations) - co-op (2014) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) Diversity Internship
Dine College, Shiprock, NM - co-op, more details (2014) Summer Research Enhancement Program - "..a model program for training students in public health research"
Directors of Health Promotion and Education, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) Internship program for students of minority-serving institutions to "place students of minority-serving institutions in public health settings (federal, national, state and local health agencies, community-based health organizations, voluntary health agencies, etc. for practical experience in the field of public health education"
Duke University, Graduate School, Durham, NC - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program

East Carolina University
, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC - co-op (2015) Summer Program for Future Doctors -"The Brody School of Medicine actually pays each eligible participant a stipend to assist with the lodging and traveling expenses incurred throughout the program."
Emory University, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2015) "Applications for SURE 2015 will open in October 2014" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Emory (SURE)

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2014) genomics research and, bioinformatics
Friday Harbor Laboratory, San Juan Island, WA - co-op (2014) Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly the Medical College of Georgia), Office of Diversity Affairs, Augusta, GA - co-op, application (2014) Student Educational Enrichment Program
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - co-op (2014) Application is for 2014

Hampton University, Hampton, VA - co-op (2015) "The application deadline is February 15th of each year" - Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program at the the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya, and University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT - co-op (2014) Summer Student Research Fellowship for pre-medical students
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Four Directions Summer Research Program, Boston, MA - co-op (2015)
Harvard Medical School, Center for Causal Consequences of Variation, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) "..summer undergraduate research internships for underrepresented students interested in research careers in genome sciences.."
Harvard Medical School, Office for Diversity and Community Partnership, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) 6-week Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology - "Potential applicants should have an interest in public health as a career. Coursework in calculus recommended. Prior exposure to statistics is not required" - "Travel to Boston and living expenses are provided" (does not appear to offer a stipend)
Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2015) Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program (MIRT) "Research opportunities are designed collaboratively with faculty in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, Republic of Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, and Australia - financial suppoart includes: round-trip airfair to foreign institution; monthly stipend; foreign living expenses; health insurance
Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Biological Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health
Harvard University, FAS Center for Systems Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014)
Harvard University, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014) Biomedical Optics
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (and at field sites throughout the country) - co-op (2014) Summer, 2014 internship dates are given at bottom - National Internship Program
Hunter College, Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function, New York, NY - co-op (2014) Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
Huntington Medical Research Institute, Pasadena, CA - co-op (2014) "...biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, or biomedical engineering ..." not sure if this is a paid opportunity

Indiana University, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Bloomington, IN - co-op (2014)
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op (2014) George Washington Carver Internship Program

Johns Hopkins University, Biology Department, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2014) Visualization of Macromolecules in Biological Research
Johns Hopkins University, Institute for NanoBiotechnology, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2014) Exploration of Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2014)
Diversity Summer Internship Program

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - participating departments include Anatomy and Physiology, Horticulture, Forestry.., Plant Pathology
Kansas State University, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2014) Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainability in the 21st Century” REU program - students in science and engineering
Kansas State University, Division of Biology, Konza Prairie Biological Station, Flint Hills area of Eastern Kansas - co-op, application (2014)
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2014) Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program
Kent State University, Kent, OH - co-op (2014) Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) - "Applications should include resume, transcript and letters of recommendation and should be submitted to the employment offices at Gallaudet, RIT/NTID, or to Entry Point! Please, contact your office no later than December or early January. In late January, students will be asked for interviews before final offers are made." - for deaf and hard-of-hearing students only

LearnLab at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pitttsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op, application (2014) "..conduct research in the fields of psychology, education, science, computer science, human-computer interfaces, language technologies and other STEM fields"
LeHigh University, Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute, Bethlehem, PA - co-op (2014)
Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, Loma Linda, CA - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Training Program
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program - MUST be enrolled in a University in the state of Louisiana (except LSU)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates in Basic Science and Genetic Research

Magee Women's Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2015) College Student Summer Internship Program - "Research Areas: Development & Regenerative Medicine, Female Cancer, Gynecology, Infectious Disease, Pregnancy, Reproductive Physiology, Gonadal Biology & Fertility, and Women’s Health"
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research
Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Fort Johnson Complex, SC - co-op, application process (2014) "Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
Marquette University, Department of Biology, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2014) NSF-CMB: Undergraduate Research in Cellular and Molecular Biology
Marquette University, Department of Biology, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Trainee Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computational and Systems Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014) "We begin screening completed applications in late January for six (6) Summer Internships"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014) MIT Summer Research Program in the Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, and Biomedical related fields
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014) Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics Summer Scholars Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op, application (2014) Biomedical Optics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Graduate Education, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program
McLaughlin Research Institute, Great Falls, MT - co-op (2014) "Students in their junior or senior year of high school, or freshman through senior year of college from one of the following counties in Montana are eligible: Cascade, Chouteau, Glacier, Lewis & Clark, Pondera, Teton, or Toole."
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Houston, TX - co-op (2014) CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Research program
Medical College of Wisconsin, Office of Student Affairs/Diversity, Milwaukee, WI - co-op, application (2014) Summer Enrichment Programs - scroll down to Undergraduate and Graduate Program(s): Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP)
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op, application (2014) Undergraduate Student Summer Research Program in Biomedical Sciences
Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2015) Vetward Bound Enrichment Summer Program "Program participants will receive a $57 per day stipend to assist in the defrayment of cost for room and board in assigned university resident facilities. A partial travel allowance may also be awarded.
Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2015) for "..students who have completed their sophomore year of an engineering, pre-engineering, computer science or science-based (biology, chemistry, physics, etc.) curriculum" - "projects advancing state-of-the-art applications in the biomedical, aerospace, architectural, manufacturing, composite, biomolecular"
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2014) Monell Science Apprenticeship Program
Montana State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bozeman, MT - co-op (2014) "..summer research in chemical biology"
Morehouse College, Public Health Sciences Institutes, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2014) scroll down using arrows in shaded areas lower right side under image
Morehouse School of Medicine
, Neuroscience Institute, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op (2014) International Exchange Program for Minority Students in one of seven countries in Latin America, Europe and Africa
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Program

National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD - co-op, application <--- use this application link (2014) Cancer Research Training Award
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2014) Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) Program - includes an Internship
National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2015) "Applications for summer 2015 will be accepted starting in mid-November"
National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN - co-op, application (2014) Sustainable Land and Water Resources
National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA and Morgantown, WV - co-op (2015) Professional Internship Program includes a Summer Internship - "environmental sciences"
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2014) TWO Programs offered: NIDDK Diversity Summer Research Training Program (DSRTP) for Undergraduate Students and The Short-term Research Experience For Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) (STEP-UP at Institutions around the country)
National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2014) Summer Research with NIDA for Underrepresented Students
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2014) Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program - not sure this is a paid opportunity
New York University, Center for Neural Science, New York, NY - co-op (2014)
North Dakota State University, Collaborations in Discipline-based Education Research, Fargo, ND - co-op (2015) Growing up STEM: Tracing the roots of undergraduate learning through discipline-based education research
Northern Arizona University, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2014) Summer Student Internship Program
Northern Arizona University, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2014) Environmental Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
Northwestern University, R. H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Evanston, IL - co-op (2014) Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience (CURE) Program for Underserved Students
Northwestern University, The Graduate School, Evanston, IL - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunity Program

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Center of Excellence for Multicultural Medicine, Athens, OH - co-op (2015) Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR - co-op (2015) "Applications for the 2015 Equity Research Program will be available in December." - Summer Equity Research Program
Oregon State University, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2014) The Ernest and Pauline Jaworski Fund for Summer Research Experiences for Underserved Undergraduates in Plant Science

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA - co-op (2014) Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA - co-op (2014) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) Program
Partners in Health, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) "Please check back in December 2013 for more information about the Summer 2014 program"
Pennsylvania State University, The Graduate School, University Park, PA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program participates in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation 2014 Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
Portland State University, Portland, OR - co-op (2014) Research projects in the following fields are available: ..., Biology, ... and Environmental Science""
Princeton University, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology
Princeton University, Graduate School, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2015) Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE)
Purdue University, Graduate School, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2014) QEM Network Summer Internship Program - TWO Programs: Science Policy-focused Summer Internship at the National Science Foundation (application); and Science Education Internship supported by the NSF Tribal College and Universities Program (application)

Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, based out of the University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy, Kingston, RI - co-op (2014) "Only students enrolled at Bryant University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, and Salve Regina University are eligible" - "Research projects available at each of the participating institutions."
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO - co-op, application (2014) scroll down to REU Awards
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2015) "Please visit us in November to apply for 2015" - Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE)
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2015)
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ - co-op (2015) "Application for 2015 will be available the first week of January" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Molecular and Developmental Neurobiology

San Diego State University, College of Sciences, San Diego, CA - co-op, application (2014) Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program at Peru/Ecuador, Ghana
Sanford Health, Sanford Research, Sioux Falls, SD - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
San Jose State University, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose, CA- co-op, application process (2015) "Students will be paid $525/week for ten weeks for a total of $5,250 in 2015 " - Research by Undergraduates using Molecular Biology Applications
Savannah State University, Department of Natural Sciences, Savannah, GA - co-op (2014) Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2014) Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship "... exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research"
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA and Jupiter, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Program
Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site, Socorro County, NM - co-op (2014) Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) Minority Awards Program
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division, Columbia, SC - co-op (2014) Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
South Dakota State University, Department of Biology and Microbiology, Brookings, SD - co-op (2014) Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects on Bioenergy
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA - co-op (2014) Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Office of Minority Affairs, Brooklyn, NY - co-op (2015) "housing is NOT provided"
State University of New York Upstate Medical University, The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Syracuse, NY - co-op (2014) Presidential Scholars Summer Internship Program
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, 12 program sites - co-op (2015) "The SMDEP application will re-open November 1, 2014 and close March 1, 2015!"

Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Austin, TX - co-op (2015) Mickey Leland Internship Program
The Leadership Alliance, Providence, RI - co-op (2015) Summer Research Early Identification Program at 21 participating universities
Tufts University, Department of Biology, Medford, MA - co-op (2014) Integrative approaches to studying recognition systems in cells, organisms, and populations
Tufts University, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Medford, MA - co-op, application (follow instructions under Application Form on this page) (2014) Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences for Undergraduates
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL - co-op (2014) Integrated Biosciences Research Experience for Undergraduates - "research in...plant genomics, biocomplexity in the environment, bioinformatics, animal sciences and cell & molecular biology"

United Negro College Fund & Merck & Co., Inc. co-op (2015) "At least 15 scholarship awards will be granted in 2015"- UNCF•MERCK Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards - includes a separate internship at a Merck facility
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2014) Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program - Research projects in Ghana, Guatemala, Jamaica, Kenya, Peru, or Swaziland
University of Arizona, Biosphere 2, Tuscon, AZ - co-op (2014) Environmental and Earth Systems Research at Biosphere 2
University of Arizona, Graduate College, Tuscon, AZ - co-op (2015) Minority Health Disparities Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2014) An International Integrative Undergraduate Research Program for Under-represented Students
University of California at Los Angeles, Brain Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2014) "For Application and Instructions please go to: http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/asis/srp/srpintro.htm (2014 UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)) " - Brain Research Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BRI-SURE) - "only students in MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) programs are eligible
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2015) "Next application cycle begins January 1, 2015" - "Students who must relocate to participate in the program may be eligible for a stipend depending on availability of funds"
University of California at Riverside, Graduate Division, Riverside, CA - co-op (2014) Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program
University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA - co-op (2014) Medical Scientist Training Program Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of California at San Diego, Office of Graduate Studies, San Diego, CA - co-op (2014) Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences
University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA - co-op (several programs listed) (2014) Summer Research Program
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA - co-op (2014) Bridges to the Baccaleaurate Program
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA - co-op (2014) Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training in London, Spain and Mexico
University of California, Irvine, Graduate Division, Irvine, CA - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
University of California, Santa Barbara, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, Santa Barbara, CA - co-op (2014)
University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa, Cruz, CA - co-op (2014) analyses of long-term data sets in relation to changes in natural ecosystems
University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Computer Engineering, Santa Cruz, CA - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Information Technology - "Research projects are in areas of IT-based Integrative System Design, including Assistive and Rehabilitative Systems"
University of Chicago, Chicago Center for Systems Biology, Chicago, IL - co-op, application (2015) "Applications for the 2015 REU Competition will be released Winter 2014/Spring 2015" - Research Experience for Undergraduates: Computational Neuropsychiatric Genomics - "..research projects focus on neuropsychiatry; genetic architectures and environmental factors associated with neuronal development and function; disturbances in neuronal patterning, connectivity, neurochemistry, neurophysiology correlated with behavior.."
University of Chicago, Chicago Center for Systems Biology, Silvio O. Conte Center, Chicago, IL - co-op (2014) REU Program in Systems Biology
University of Chicago, Pritzer School of Medicine, Chicago, IL - co-op (2014) Chicago Academic Medicine Program II - probably best if participatant lives in the Chicago, IL area
University of Chicago, Pritzer School of Medicine, Chicago, IL - co-op (2014) Experience in Research program
University of Cincinnati, Women in Science and Engineering Program, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2014)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2014) Summer PreMedical Enrichment Program (SPEP)
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2014) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training
University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO - co-op (2014) Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students Program summer research program
University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Denver, CO - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program for underrepresented Populations
University of Connecticut, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, Stoors, CT - co-op (2014)
University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT - co-op (2014) Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative Summer Research Fellowship Program
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT - co-op (2014) Clinical Summer Research Fellowship Program (6-week program)
University of Connecticut Health Center, School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT - co-op (2014) "Application deadline is March 15 (annually)" - College Summer Fellowship Program
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT - co-op (2014) Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative Summer Research Fellowship Program
University of Florida, College of Medicine, Office of Minority Affairs, Gainesville, FL - co-op (2014)
University of Florida, Department of Chemistry, Gainseville, FL - co-op (2014) International Research Experience for Undergraduates in Agrentina, Brazil and France - "Students with appropriate research interests and majors in Math, Engineering, Physics, the Biosciences, Chemistry and all STEM areas are encouraged to apply; Stipend consist of $4400. Housing is provided by the host program"
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2014) Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia
, College of Education, Athens, GA - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2014) Fungal Genomics & Computational Biology
University of Georgia, Department of Microbiology, Athens, GA - co-op (2014)
University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI - co-op (2014) Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science
University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate College, Chicago, IL - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Iowa, Graduate College, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2014) Biochemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (BSURF) Program - "Completed at least two years of college in a biological science"
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Lexington, KY - co-op (2014) "A wide variety of projects are offered, including research in structural biology, biophysics, proteomics, protein and nucleic acid chemistry, membrane biochemistry, and molecular biology"
University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Louisville, KY - co-op (2015) Summer Cardiovascular Research Program "for undergraduate students from under-represented and under-served populations "
University of Maryland, School of Public Health, College Park Maryland - co-op, application (2014) Summer Training and Research (STAR) - "program is designed to provide traditionally under-represented undergraduate students with 2 consecutive summers of a 10-week research training and career development program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2014) Summer Biomedical Training Program
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Paul S. Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Teaching and Research Center, Princess Anne, MD - co-op (2014) REU in Marine and Estuarine Science
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, Amherst, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Program for Undergraduate Researc
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2014) Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA - co-op (2015) Combined Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunity Program
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2014) Summer REU Biophysics program at the University of Michigan
University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) "research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology"
University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Summer Enrichment Program
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Summer at Michigan for Undergraduate Research Training UM-SMART
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (some 2013 information) (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research in Physiology
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Pharmacology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2014) Charles Ross Summer Research Fellowship for Minority Undergraduate/Graduate Students
University of Mississippi, Alliance for Graduate Education in Mississippi, Jackson, MS - co-op (2014) Summer Research Institute for Undergraduates
University of Missouri, Division of Animal Sciences, Columbia, MO - co-op, application (2014) Miller Summer Program in Animal Sciences
University of Montana, Division of Biological Sciences, Missoula, MT - co-op (2014) Introductory Multicultural Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (IM-SURE) program
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2015) "Updates for Summer 2015 coming soon" - Minority Health Disparities
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Office of Graduate Studies, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2015) "Updates for Summer 2015 coming soon" - Summer Research Program
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE - co-op, application (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Education Program, Albuquerque, NM - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Pipeline Network summer research experience for students from New Mexico and AK, ID, MT, NM, NV & WY and "All students who attend Minority-serving Institutions"
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Health Careers Access Program, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2014) Science Enrichment Preparation Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2014) Summer of Learning and Research (SOLAR) Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2014) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates - "research projects under the guidance of faculty mentors in the following areas: biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, cellular biophysics, structural biology, computational biology, genetics, genomics, and proteomics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op, more details (2015) "...applicants should be premedical or pre-dental candidates with one year remaining before desired application to professional school"
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND - co-op (2014) “Genes & the Environment: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) from Rural and Tribal Colleges”
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX - co-op (2015) Summer Multicultural Advanced Research Training (SMART) Program
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Graduate College, Oklahoma City, OK - co-op, application (2014) Native American Research Center for Health - Applicants must be a member of any Oklahoma Tribe; preference will be given to Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee, and Seminole tribal members
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR - co-op, application (2015) "There is not a strict deadline. Rolling admission begins in late January." - University of Oregon R25 Summer Research Program - "participate in ongoing National Institute of Child Health and Development funded research in a mentored research program"
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program
University of Pennsylvania, Nano/Bio Interface Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2015) "Applications for the 2015 program will be available December 15, 2014"
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2015) Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program For Under-Represented Minority Students
University of Pittsburgh, Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) National Center of Excellence, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program - "a summer research opportunity for undergraduate students in the field of computational modeling and simulation of infectious diseases"
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2014) Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment Program
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2014) Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology (TECBio): Simulation and Visualization of Biological Systems at Multiple Scales
University of Rochester Medical Center, The Center for Advocacy, Community Health, Education and Diversity, Rochester, NY - co-op, application (2015) Career Exploration and Summer Enrichment for College Undergraduates - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2015) "We will start accepting online submission of applications to the 2015 MHIRT Summer Program by Nov. 15, 2014" - Latino Mental Health Research Training Program - "..comprised of an intensive one-week training seminar at USC, and a 10-week training program at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla in Puebla México" - requires excellent Spanish language oral and written skills - NOT sure if this is a paid opportunity
University of Tennessee, Divison of Biology, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2014) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions
University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, OH - co-op (2014) Clinical Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of Utah, BioScience Research Program, Molecular Biology and Biological Chemistry, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Research Access for Minorities Program
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2014) Utah Summer Undergraduate Research Program for Utah residents not currently attending the University of Utah
University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Department of Neurological Scieces, Butlington, VT - co-op (2015) Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Internship Program
University of Washington, Genomics Outreach for Minorities, Seattle, WA - co-op (2014) Genome Sciences Summer Research Program for Undergraduates
University of Washington, Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, Environmental and Occupational Health, Seattle, WA - co-op (2015) Environmental Health Research Experience Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Bioinformatics, Madison, WI - co-op (2014) Computational Biology and Biostatistics Summer Research Program - "majoring in ...biology, and have successfully completed at least one year of calculus"
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, Madison, WI - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program for Minority Students
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2014) Summer Internships in Aquatic Sciences
US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD - co-op (2014) Summer Internship Program – Minority Undergraduate Student Internship Program (MUSIP) - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
US Food & Drug Administration, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Rockville, MD - co-op (2014) Summer Intern (SI) Program "Windows to Regulatory Research"

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op (2014) The Conte Center Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) in Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Clinical Research Internships Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op (2014) Vanderbilt Minority Summer Research Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op (2014) Vascular Biology-Short Term Training Program for Minority Students
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Nashville, TN - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Program in Pharmacology
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Stream Research, Education, and Management (StREAM) Lab - co-op, application, faculty recommendation form (2014) Dynamics of Water and Societal Systems
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Summer Research Internship
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University),
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2014) Microbiology in the Post Genome Era

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Hypertension & Vascular Research Center, Winston-Salem, NC - co-op (2014) Excellence in Cardiovascular Sciences Summer Program for underrepresented minorities
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Translational Science Institute, Winston-Salem, NC - co-op (2014) "Not recruiting for this program at this time. " - Translational Science Institute Scholars Program
Washington State University, Pullman, WA - co-op (some 2013 information) (2014) Application is for 2014 - Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, MO - co-op (2014) Amgen Scholars Program
Washington University in St. Louis, Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences, St. Louis, MO - co-op (2015) Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMedRAP)
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI - co-op (2014) RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Detroit, MI - co-op (2015)
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op, application (2014) Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op (2014) Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program
Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FL - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates - wide range of projects in many different areas of the life sciences (scroll down to bottom for list of projects)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Fellowships for Minorities
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester, MA - co-op (2014) Integrated Bioengineering Research, Education, and Outreach Opportunities for Females and Underrepresented Minorities
Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH - co-op (2014) Short-Term Training Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research

Xavier University of Louisiana, Center for Undergraduate Research, New Orleans. LA - co-op (2014) "Unfortunately, Xavier will not have an REU program in Summer 2014" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Yale University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New Haven, CT - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - "Applications become available on the Leadership Alliance web site on November 1". - The Graduate School is a member of The Leadership Alliance and encourages qualified applicants to apply for 2015 through this program (SR-EIP).