Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2018
for
Minority & Underrepresented Students

All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated


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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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a. Point and click with your mouse on the organization's name to go to its homepage (for a university or college, you might want to go further to the homepage of the sponsoring department or program at that university or college, if it is not already the "homepage" link that is provided here).
b. Point and click with your mouse on co-op to go to co-op/internship/research postings for that organization or to the website from which you can then access the co-op/internship/research postings

Agricultural Research Service (USDA), U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE - co-op (2017)
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op, application (2017) 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"
Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL - co-op, application (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Development of Safe Nanomaterials for Biological Applications
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK - co-op (2018) "Please return in the fall for information on 2018 summer externship opportunities." - Indian Health Service (IHS) Extern Program
Alaska Space Grant Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK - co-op, application (2018) Summer Research Fellowships - "..offered to students in aerospace, engineering, space science, Earth systems science, biological sciences, computer science, and other related science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields" - for students "Enrolled at an Alaskan institution of higher education during the period of the award"
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY - co-op (2017) Diversity Student Summer Research Opportunity Program
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Hispanic Center of Excellence, Bronx, NY - co-op (2017) HCOE Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program (SUMP) - 6-week progrqm - "No Housing is Available. Students should live in the Bronx or Metropolitan (NYC) area"
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC - co-op (2017) several opportunities listed - some may not be paid positions
American Gastroenterological Association, Bethesda, MD - co-op, application (2017) Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship - "perform eight to 10 weeks of research related to digestive diseases or nutrition"
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Albuquerque, NM - co-op (2017) "..start date will be in June 2017 and end in August 2017" - Student Summer Internships to explore potential careers with at the US Bureau of Land Management (Arizona), the Bonneville Power Administration (Pacific Northwest), Veterans Administration, and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services.
American Physiological Society, Rockville, MD - co-op, application (2018) Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op, application (2017) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program - for underrepresented minority students with Faculty in various universities who are members of ASM - student applicant must also be an ASM member (student membership)
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), Bethesda, MD - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow (SURF) Individual Awards - select Currently Funded Programs under Students - at 21 differnt universities
Arizona State University, Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute, Tempe, AZ - co-op (2018) "Applications for 2018 MTBI Summer Program open in November" - for Students majoring in mathematics, biology, or related fields and who have had a year of calculus are eligible to apply
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC - co-op, application (2018) Summer Health Professions Education Program, at 13 medical school program sites (listed for 2017)

Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City, AZ - co-op. application (2017) Biodesign Summer Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Houston, TX - co-op, application (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - G/GREAT (Genetics/Genomics Research Education And Training Program)
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Islands - co-op (FALL term 2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Boise State Univeristy, Boise, ID - co-op (2017) REU-Raptor Research - not offered for 2018
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) "The deadline for applications for Summer 2018 will be in Late February/Early March 2018." - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Boston University, Bioiinformatics Program, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) Bioinformatics Research and Interdisciplinary Training (BRITE)
Boston University, Department of Chemistry, Boston, MA - co-op (2017) Fundamental Research in Chemistry Addressing Problems in Biology.
Boston University School of Medicine, Divison of Graduate Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) Summer Training as Research Scholars Program" - "..for talented undergraduates from minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical sciences, under the guidance of a faculty mentor from one of the research areas within the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences:
Brandeis University, Life Sciences, Waltham, MA - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Summer Research - scroll down to REU in Cell and Molecular Visualization (pending funding) - application
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) "Applications for BWH STARS 2018 open November 1, 2017" - Brigham Summer Training in Academic Research and Scholarship (STARS)
Broad Institute Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, MA - co-op, application (2017) Broad Summer Research Program
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY - co-op (2017) "Science and Engineering Programs for Women and Minorities - "provide research experience in various areas of...biology.."
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY - co-op, application (2018) "The 2018 Psychology and Neuroscience REU Program will take place from the end of January through mid-May 2018
Brown University, Providence, RI - co-op (2018) "SUMMER 2018 Application- Available November 1, 2017" - Brown University Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program in Bangledesh, Brazil, Ghana, India, The Phillipines, Mexico, Ukraine

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2017) Biological Illustration Internship
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2017) Summer Systematics Institute

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA - co-op (2018) "Online applications are due January 12, 2018" - WAVE Fellows program
California State University-Fullerton, Department of Biological Science, Fullerton, CA - co-op (2017) Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program at foreign Participating Institutions - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA - co-op (2018) Ocean Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Case Western University, Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) Program, Cleveland, OH - co-op application (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Program (for minority undergraduates)
Case Western University, Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2017) NSF Undergraduate Summer Research Experience - "Research assignments will be based on preferences indicated on the application form in the following possible research areas: biomedical devices.."
Case Western University School of Medicine, Office of Multicultural Programs, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2017) Heart, Lung and Blood (HLB) Summer Research Program
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2017) for students "Currently enrolled in a community college, planning to transfer to a 4-year university and major in a science discipline""
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, New York, NY - co-op (2017) Project Asian Health Education and Development
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Division of Cancer Research and Training, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Cancer Research Training Program
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA - co-op (2017) Summer Research Program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2017) Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN - co-op (2018) "Applications for Summer 2018 will be available soon!" - Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program - Research projects in Brazil, Nicaragua, Trinidad and Uganda
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2017) Biomedical Research Internship for Minority Students (click on Show Program Details) - for Cincinnati area graduating high school seniors and college freshmen
College of Wooster, Wooster, OH - co-op (2016) "...unites the successful neuroscience undergraduate research programs of four predominately undergraduate institutions in Northern Ohio and Eastern Indiana" (College of Wooster, Wooster, OH; Ohio Wesleyan University, Deleware, OH; Kenyon College, Gambier OH; Earlham College, Richmond, IN
Colorado State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op, application (2017) click on REU Program at top for a scroll down list of links to more details
Columbia University, College of Physician and Surgeons, New York, NY - co-op (2017) Summer Public Health Scholars Program
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY - co-op (2017) Biostatistics Epidemiology Summer Training Diversity Program - "..biostatistics and cardiovascular and pulmonary disease research"
Columbia University, New York, NY - co-op, application (2017) Summer Program for Under-Represented Students - A Biomedical Research Program
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (15 participating universities), several locations - co-op (2017) "The deadline to complete the online application is Friday, February 10, 2017" - Summer Research Opportunities Program
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Department of Microbiology, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2017) Microbial Friends & Foes Research Experience for Undergraduates
Cornell University, College of Engineering, Diversity Programs, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2018) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) in science and engineering
Cornell University, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York, NY - co-op (2018) Access Summer Research Program

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) "The 2018 CURE application will open in fall of 2017" - Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Program - must be be a Massachusetts resident or attend an institution (high school or college) in Massachusetts
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op, application (2017) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Dine College, Shiprock, NM - co-op (2017) Summer Research Enhancement Program - "A unique training program for students interested in public health prevention research in Native communitiesh" - links to Downloads and Additional Information at right side
Directors of Health Promotion and Education, Washington, DC - co-op (2017) 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, application (2018) Summer Research Opportunities Program
Duke University, Organization for Tropical Studies, Durham, NC - co-op (2018) REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) for U.S. Underrepresented Minority Students Summer Programs in Costa Rica

East Carolina University
, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC - co-op (2018) Summer Program for Future Doctors
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC - co-op (2018) "Please check back in November 2017 for summer 2018" - NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - Biomedical Engineering in Simulations, Imaging and Modeling (BME-SIM)
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY co-op (2017) REU Site: Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Department of Biological Sciences, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Research Experience in Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics - scroll down to bottom for more details and application
Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the Intersection of Mathematics and Biology
Friday Harbor Laboratory, San Juan Island, WA - co-op (2017) Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

Georgetown University, Georgetown College, Washington D.C - co-op, application instructions (2017) Environmental Science and Policy in the Nation's Capital
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science
Grand Valley State University, Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI), Muskegon, MI - co-op, application (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in QUantitative Environmental Science and Technology
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op, application (2017) 7)

Hampton University, Hampton, VA - co-op (2018) "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, more details (2018) Summer Student Pre-Med and Research Program (scroll down to bottom for applications)
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2018) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine - "The Program spans the nephrology divisions of four Harvard-affiliated hospitals – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston’s Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital"
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2017) Four Directions Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Office for Diversity and Community Partnership, Boston, MA - co-op (2017) Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2018) 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 (2018) Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program (MIRT) "Research opportunities are designed collaboratively with faculty in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, 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 (2018) " The 2018 application will open sometime in early November 2017" - Summer Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health
Harvard University, FAS Center for Systems Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018)
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) Amgen Scholars program
Harvard University, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics
Health Career Connection, San Francisco, CA - co-op, application, application info (2018) "HCC’s program connects college students with internship opportunities in health care and public health organizations"
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (and at a federal agency or corporation looking for an internfield sites throughout the country) - co-op (2018) National Internship Program
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "..program for American Indian and Native Alaskan undergraduate students interested in research experience in natural resource science and management...."

Indiana University, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Bloomington, IN - co-op, application (2018)
Indiana University Cancer Center, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2018) "Applications will open in late 2017 and will be due Feb. 23, 2018" - nine-week program - Summer Research Program
INROADS, Inc, St Louis, MO - co-op (2018) "Major or Career Interest in ....healthcare...
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op, application (2017) George Washington Carver Internship Program
Iowa State University, Ames, IA - co-op (2017) SoyMap Summer Research Program - "..research in the areas of plant epigenetics, genomics, molecular biology, bioinformatics.."

Johns Hopkins University, Biology Department, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2017) Visualization of Macromolecules in Biological Research
Johns Hopkins University, Institute for NanoBiotechnology, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2018) Nanobio REU - "..where biology, medicine, and nanoscience meet"
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2018)
"The application for summer 2017 is now closed and will reopen in November for DSIP 2018" - Diversity Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - co-op (2018) "Applications for the 2018 program will be available in November"

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - participating departments include Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Horticulture, Psychological Sciences; College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan, KS - co-op, application (2017) Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainability in the 21st Century” REU program - students in science and engineering
Kansas State University, College of Agriculture, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2018) "Applications for the Summer 2018 program will be accepted beginning on December 16, 2017. " - Multicultural Summer Research Fellowship
Kansas State University, Division of Biology, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Changing Environments: Integrating from Genomes to Biomes
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD - co-op, application informaion (2018) Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program
Kettering University, Flint MI - co-op (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Utilizing Plants for Innovative Research
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2018) Summer Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - "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. In late January, students will be asked for interviews before final offers are made." - for deaf and hard-of-hearing students only

Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, Loma Linda, CA - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Training Program
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2017) 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 (2018) "Applications for the 2018 REU Summer Research Program will be available in December 2017" - Research Experiences for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates in Basic Sciences

Magee Women's Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2017) College 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 (2018) Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research
Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Fort Johnson Complex, SC - co-op (2017) Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) "The 2018 application cycle will open in December 2017" - Summer Research Trainee Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computational and Systems Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) "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 (2018) 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 (2018) Summer Institute in Biomedical Informatics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) Biomedical Optics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Graduate Education, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) Summer Research Program
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Houston, TX - co-op (2018) CPRIT-CURE Summer Undergraduate Research program
Medical College of Wisconsin, Office of Student Affairs/Diversity, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2018) Summer Enrichment Programs - scroll down and click on DSHREP (Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program) - program details and application are at the bottom - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Mercy Works, Inc., Syracuse, NY - co-op, more details and application (2018) "SYNERGY Leadership Trainee program - Health/Medical in one Area of Interest that can be selected on application - Applicants must have graduated from a Syracuse, NY area high school
Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2018) Biomedical Research for University Students in Health Sciences - Faculty Trainers in Cardiovascular & hypertension research, Airway resarch, Blood cells and components in tissue pathology research
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2018) "Please check back on December 15th for Summer 2018 opportunities" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2017) 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 (2018) Monell Science Apprenticeship Program - "...for undergraduate students in the Philadelphia area"
Montana State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bozeman, MT - co-op (2017) "..summer research in chemical biology"
Morehouse College, Public Health Sciences Institutes, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2018) Project: IMHOTEP An Undergraduate Training Program in Public Health (scroll down for more details) - "designed to increase the knowledge and skills of student trainees in biostatistics, epidemiology, and occupational safety and health"
Morehouse College
, Public Health Sciences Institutes, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2018) Morehouse College PHLFP Public Health Leader Fellowship Program - "prepare underrepresented undergraduate students for leadership roles in the field of public health" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op, application (2018) "This is a 10-week program that begins in June of every year"- Summer Undergraduate Research Progra
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op, application (2017) International Exchange Program for Minority Students in one of six countries in Latin America, Europe and Africa
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Ma'ayan Laboratory, Computational Systems Biology, New York, NY - co-op (2018) Summer Research Program in Biomedical Big Data Science

National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD - co-op, more details (scroll down to 1. Eligibility Requirements: Category 1 – Pre-Baccalaureate: (2017) "The application for summer 2017 will be available in mid-November" - Cancer Research Training Award
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2018) "Application Deadline (for 2018) is Wednesday November 15, 2017" - Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) Program
National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2018) "Applications for summer 2018 will be accepted online starting in mid-November 2017""
National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN - co-op, application (2017) Sustainable Land and Water Resources
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD - co-op, application (2018) NIDDK Diversity Summer Research Training Program (DSRTP) for Undergraduate Students
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD - co-op, application (2018) The Short-term Research Experience For Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) at Institutions around the country
National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2018) "Applications will be accepted from January 1, 2018 – February 12, 2018" - NIDA Summer Research Internship Program
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2017) Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program at several locations
National Weather Center, Norman, OK - co-op, application (2017) Real-World Research Experiences for Undergraduates - for "motivated undergraduate students from any major who are interested in a career in research"
New York University, Center for Neural Science, New York, NY - co-op (2018)
North Carolina State University, Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST), Raleigh, NC - co-op (2018) Summer REU program "open to any student who is majoring in a science or engineering-related field... in a 10-week intensive research experience at NCSU or at one of ASSIST’s partner institutions (Penn State University, the University of Virginia, Florida International University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and the University of Michigan)"
North Dakota State University, Collaborations in Discipline-based Education Research, Fargo, ND - co-op (2018) Growing up STEM: Tracing the roots of undergraduate learning through discipline-based education research
Northeastern University, College of Science, Boston, MA - co-op (2017)
Northern Arizona University, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2018) Summer Student Internship Program (at several sites, info to be posted in January)
Northern Arizona University, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2017) Environmental Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
Northwestern University, Chicago Region Physical Sciences-Oncology Center, Evanston, IL - co-op, application (2017) Summer Research Experiences for Underserved College Students - "Bioscience majors with a demonstrated interest in the physical sciences will also be considered"
Northwestern University, R. H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Evanston, IL - co-op (2017) Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience (CURE) Program
Northwestern University, The Graduate School, Evanston, IL - co-op (2017) Summer Research Opportunity Program
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Emeryville, CA, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) "Application Deadline: December 15th, 2017"- scroll down to Scientific Summer Scholars Program and scoll down further for Online Application instructions

Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Medical Sciencist Training Program, Columbus, OH - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Course Creating Excellence in Scientific Study (SUCCESS)
Ohio State University, Department of Molecular Genetics, Columbus, OH - co-op (2018)
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Center of Excellence for Multicultural Medicine, Athens, OH - co-op (2018) scroll down to Summer Scholars Program
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH - co-op (2018) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Treatment-Related Research for Youth with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems
Old Dominian University, Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Norfolk, VA - co-op (2017)
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR - co-op (2018) "The 2018 OHSU Summer Equity Research Program application will be available in December" - Summer Equity Research Program
Oregon Sea Grant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2017) Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Program for Undergraduates
Oregon State University, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2016) The Ernest and Pauline Jaworski Fund for Summer Research Experiences for Underserved Undergraduates in Plant Science
Organization for Tropical Studies (consortium of 63 universities and research stations) - co-op (2018) REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) for U.S. Underrepresented Minority Students Summer Programs in Costa Rica


Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA - co-op (2018) several opportunities listed, check each for details
Pathways to Science - co-op (2018) a searchable comprehensive list of student opportunities created and managed by Pathways to Science
Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine/Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA - co-op (2017) "Early December: Applications open for the following summer (2017)" - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Pennsylvania State University, The Graduate School, University Park, PA - co-op (2017) Summer Research Opportunities Program participates in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation 2017 Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
Portland State University, Portland, OR - co-op, application (2018) Research projects in the following fields are available: ..., Biology and Environmental Science"
Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ - co-op, scroll down for application process (2018) Summer Internship Program - "...hands-on research experience in the field of neuroscience"
Princeton University, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology
Princeton University, Graduate School, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2017) Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE)
Purdue University, Graduate School, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2018) Summer Research Opportunities Program

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2018) "Applications Open January 10, 2018" - QEM Internships for Students - TWO Programs: Science Policy-focused Summer Internship at the National Science Foundation; and Science Education Internship supported by the NSF Tribal College and Universities Program

Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, Kingston, RI and Providence, RI - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program at the University of Rhode Island & Brown University
Rice University, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Houston, TX - co-op (2018) Summer Research Experience in Multi-Scale Biomolecular Networks
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO - co-op (2018) "The 2018 application will be posted in mid-November 2017" (scroll down to REU Awards)
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op, more details, application (2018) Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE)
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ - co-op, application (2017) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate Students
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op, application (2017) Project L/EARN
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Piscataway, NJ - co-op (2018) "Online application for NeuroSURP 2018 will open on January 2 and close on February 16, 2018" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Molecular and Developmental Neurobiology

San Diego State University, College of Sciences, San Diego, CA - co-op, application process, application, faculty recomenndation form (2018) "Friday, December 15 2017: Application period closes" - Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) program at Peru, Taiwan, Uganda
Sanford Health, Sanford Research, Sioux Falls, SD - co-op, application (2018) Sanford Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) - scroll down to instructions on How to Apply
Sanford Health, Sanford Research, Sioux Falls, SD - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Social-Behavioral Research Training in American Indian Community-Based Projects - scroll down for application instructions
Savannah State University, Department of Natural Sciences, Savannah, GA - co-op (2018) Application Link Coming Soon - Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2017) Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship - "... exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research"
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA and Jupiter, FL - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Program
Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site, central NM - co-op (2018) Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2018) Minority Awards Program
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT - co-op, application instructions (2017) Summer Undergraduate Fellows in Plant Health and Protection
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA - co-op (2017) Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY - co-op, application (2018) University at Albany Summer Research Program
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, School of Graduate Studies, Brooklyn, NY - co-op (2017)
State University of New York Upstate Medical University, MD/PhD Program, Syracuse, NY - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Physician Scientist Program
State University of New York Upstate Medical University, The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Syracuse, NY - co-op (2017) Presidential Scholars Summer Internship Program
Summer Health Professions Education Program, at many medical school program sites - co-op (2018) "The SHPEP student online application (for 2018) will open on December 1, 2017"

Texas A&M University, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, College Station, TX - co-op (2018) "open to pre-baccalaureate undergraduate students majoring in biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, biology, or any life science" - "Topics of Research include structural biology, molecular genetics, genomics, enzymology"
Texas A&M University - Galveston Campus , Galveston, TX - co-op (2017) Ocean and Coastal Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality , Austin, TX - co-op (2018) Mickey Leland Internship Program - not sure if this is a paid program
The Leadership Alliance, Providence, RI - co-op, application (2018) Summer Research Early Identification Program at 21 participating universities
The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY - co-op (2018) Diversity Internship Program (available year round)
Tufts University, Department of Biology, Medford, MA - co-op (2017) "Integrative approaches to studying recognition systems in cells, organisms, and populations"
Tufts University, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Medford, MA - co-op, application instructions, application (2017) Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences for Undergraduates
Tufts University, School of Engineering, Medford, MA - co-op (2017) "The online applications will be available beginning in the 2017 spring semester" - "mentors are drawn from multiple departments across life sciences and engineering, including Tufts University Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Microbiology..."
Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA - co-op, application (2017) Tulane-Xavier Minority Health International Research Training at four international sites

UNAVCO, Boulder, CO - co-op, more details (2018) "Applications (for 2018) will open on November 15" - Research Experience in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration, Birmingham, AL - co-op, application (2018) Projects include Materials for Biomedical Implants, Self Assembly of Materials for Tissue Engineering
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2018) PARAdiGM - Preparation for Graduate and Medical Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2018) Minority Health International Research Training Program - Research projects in Guatemala, Jamaica, Peru or Swaziland
University of Arizona, Biosphere 2, Tuscon, AZ - co-op, application (2017) Environmental and Earth Systems Research at Biosphere 2
University of Arizona, Graduate College, Tuscon, AZ - co-op, application (2018) Minority Health Disparities
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2018) Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2018) Pre-medical/Pre-dental Enrichment Program - "Students who must relocate to participate in the program may be eligible for a stipend depending on availability of funds" - no other stipend appears to be offered
University of California at Riverside, Graduate Division, Riverside, CA - co-op, application (2018) Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program
University of California at San Diego, Office of Graduate Studies, San Diego, CA - co-op, application (2018) Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences
University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA - co-op (2018) Medical Scientist Training Program Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA - co-op (several programs listed) (2018) Summer Research Program
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA - co-op (2018) Bridges to the Baccaleaurate Program - "Applicants should be enrolled full-time in or transferring from community colleges"
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA - co-op (2018) Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training at prestigious international research institutions in Spain, United Kingdom and Mexico
University of California, Irvine, Graduate Division, Irvine, CA - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
University of California, Santa Barbara, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, Santa Barbara, CA - co-op (2017)
University of Chicago, The Conte Center, Chicago, IL - co-op (2017) 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.." - contact (for more information) given at bottom of page
University of Chicago, Pritzer School of Medicine, Chicago, IL - co-op (2018) Chicago Academic Medicine Program - probably best if participant lives in the Chicago, IL area
University of Chicago, Pritzer School of Medicine, Chicago, IL - co-op (2018) Experience in Research program
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2018) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training
University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO - co-op, application (2018) Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students Program summer research program
University of Connecticut, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, Stoors, CT - co-op (2018)
University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT - co-op (2018) Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative Summer Research Fellowship Program
University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, Framington, CT - co-op (2017) "not offered for summer of 2017" - College Summer Fellowship Program
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT - co-op (2018) Health Disparities Clinical Summer Research Fellowship Program (7-week program)
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT - co-op (2018) Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative Summer Research Fellowship Program
University of Delaware, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Newark, DE - co-op (2017) Summer Institute
University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, Newark, DE - co-op (2018) Marine Sciences Summer Program at the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment in the resort community of Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes Deleware
University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Gainesville, FL - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
University of Florida, Department of Chemistry, Gainseville, FL - co-op (2018) International Research Experience for Undergraduates in France - "Stipend consists of $6000 for travel, food and miscellaneous + free housing (provided by hosting site)"
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2018) "We will begin accepting applications for Summer 2018 on Jan. 01" - Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia
, College of Education, Athens, GA - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2018) Fungal Genomics & Computational Biology
University of Georgia, Department of Microbiology, Athens, GA - co-op (2017) Accommodations and Support Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Participant
University of Hawaii Hilo, Hilo, HI - co-op, application (2018) Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science
University of Hawaii Manoa, Manoa HI - co-op, application (2018) DNA-based Discoveries in Hawaii’s Biodiversity
University of Hawaii Manoa, Manoa HI - co-op (2017) Environmental Biology for Pacific Islanders
University of Idaho, Department of Biological Sciences, Moscow, ID - co-op (2017) REU Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate College, Chicago, IL - co-op (2018) Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate College, Champaign, IL - co-op (2018) Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Iowa, Graduate College, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2018) Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2018) Biochemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (BSURF) Program - "research involves planning and performing experiments in order to answer questions of interest in contemporary biochemistry and research areas include structural biology, genetics, developmental biology and molecular biology"
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Lexington, KY - co-op (2017) "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, Louisville, KY - co-op, application (2017) Summer Cardiovascular Research Program "for undergraduate students from under-represented and under-served populations"
University of Maryland, College of Behavorial and Social Sciences, College Park, MD - co-op (2018) Summer Research Initiative
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Paul S. Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Coastal Ecology Center, Princess Anne, MD - co-op (2018) REU in Marine and Estuarine Science
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, MA - co-op (2015) Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Marine Biology Research Experience Summer
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2018) Summer Research Opportunity Program
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2017) Summer REU Biophysics program at the University of Michigan
University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2018) "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 (2018) Future Public Health Leaders Program
University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2018) Summer Enrichment Program
University of Michigan Biological Station, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2017) Biosphere-Atmosphere-Hydrosphere Interactions in a Changing Global Environment
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2018) UM-SMART Undergrad Summer Program
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research in Physiology
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Pharmacology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2018) "The application for summer 2018 will open in December, 2017" - Charles Ross Summer Research Fellowship for Minority Undergraduate/Graduate Students
University of Missouri, College of Engineering, Columbia, MO - co-op (2017) Summer Research Experiences For Undergraduates In Neuroscience
University of Missouri, School of Medicine, Columbia, MO - co-op (2017) Summer Research Internship in Biomedical Sciences
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2018) Summer Research Programs - Social Network Analysis for Solving Minority Health Disparities
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE - co-op, application (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Life Sciences, Las Vegas, NV - co-op, more details, application (2015) Tengchong PIRE project with six universities in China (links to each in middle column at bottom of the website) - ".. $5,000 stipend. Housing and travel will be covered by the grant"
University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Education Program, Albuquerque, NM - co-op, application (2017) 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, Institute for the Environment, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2017) IDEA (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia) Undergraduate Research Experience - "Research opportunities in the fields of Marine Sciences, Geology, Geography, and Environmental Sciences"
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Health Careers Access Program, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2017) Science Enrichment Preparation Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2017) Summer of Learning and Research (SOLAR) Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2017) 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 (2017) "Applications for the 2017 MED cycle will be available the week of October 17, 2016" - Medical Education Development (MED) Program - "...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 (2017) 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 Notre Dame, Department of Biological Sciences, South Bend, IN - co-op (2017) Integrative Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Graduate College, Oklahoma City, OK - co-op, application (2017) Native American Research Center for Health
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR - co-op (2017) "We will begin accepting applications on December 1. At that time, the application will be accessible on this page" - 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 Oregon, Meta Center for Systems Biology, Eugene, OR - co-op (2017) "There is not a hard deadline (for applications). We will begin making offers of admission in January, and we will continue to review applications until all slots are filled" - Alaska Oregon Research Training Alliance for undergraduates from Alaskan universitie
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program
University of Pennsylvania, Nano/Bio Interface Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2015) not offered for 2016
University of Pennsylvania, Singh Center for Nanotechnology, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2017) Nanoscale research opportunities across a wide range of disciplines from materials science, mechanical engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, bioengineering, physiology, chemical engineering and electrical engineering
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - co-op, application (2018) Undergraduate Clinical Scholars Program
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research, Philadelphia, PA - co-op, application (2017) Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program For Under-Represented Minority Students - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2015) Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment Program
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2017) "Expect to see the TECBio 2017 application live on this website in mid-to-late December! The deadline will be February 13th." - Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology (TECBio): Simulation and Visualization of Biological Systems at Multiple Scales
University of Pittsburgh, Vascular Medicine Institute, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (some 2016 details/dates) (2017) Application is for 2017 - Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Cardiovascular Sciences
University of Rochester Medical Center, The Center for Advocacy, Community Health, Education and Diversity, Rochester, NY - co-op, application (2016) Career Exploration and Summer Enrichment for College Undergraduates - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
University of South Carolina, Center for Colon Cancer Research, Columbia, SC - co-op (some 2016 information) (2017) Application is for 2017 - Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program
University of South Dakota, Missouri River Institute, Vermillion, SD - co-op (2017) Sustainable RIVER (Remediating InVasives to Encourage Resilience)
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2017) "The application for Summer 2017 will be available November 15, 2016" - 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
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2017) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX - co-op, application (2015) Undergraduate Medical Research Fellows Program (SUMR) - "specifically targeted to student researchers who intend to pursue a career in medicine and research, but who do not intend to pursue a a graduate degree (PhD or MD/PhD). " - Texas residency is required
University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, OH - co-op (2016) Clinical Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - not offered in 2017
University of Utah, BioScience Research Program, Molecular Biology and Biological Chemistry, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - "research experience in a variety of biological fields, including biochemistry, cell and developmental biology, ecology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, and neurobiology"
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op, application (2017) Summer Program for Undergraduate Research - includes three separate programs: Undergraduate Research Access for Minorities Program (URAMP); Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP); Utah Summer Undergraduate Research Program (USURP)
University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op, application (2017) Programs listed under the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research are also held in the Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Department of Neurological Scieces, Burlington, VT - co-op (2017) Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA - co-op (2017) Summer Research Internship Program
University of Washington, Genomics Outreach for Minorities, Seattle, WA - co-op (2017) Genome Sciences Summer Research Program for Undergraduates
University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Seattle, WA - co-op (2017) "Check back in November for 2017 applications"
University of Washington, Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, Environmental and Occupational Health, Seattle, WA - co-op (2017) Environmental Health Research Experience Program
University of Washington, School of Pharmacy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Seattle WA - co-op (2017) "Application and program dates for the summer of 2017: to be posted" - Pharmacological Science Summer Diversity Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Bioinformatics, Madison, WI - co-op (2017) "The application period will open in mid-November 2016 and close mid-February 2017" - Program in Biomedical Data Science - "majoring in ...biology, and have successfully completed at least one year of calculus"
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Psychology, Madison, WI - co-op (2017) "Application Opens: November 1, 2016" - Psychological Research Experience Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, Madison, WI - co-op (2017) "May 30th thru August 2nd, 2017 - Apply November 15th thru February 15" - Summer Research Opportunities Program for Minority Students
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2015) Summer Internships in Aquatic Sciences
US Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C. (projects at several university-based Centers of Excellence) - co-op (2017) Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2017) BP-ENDURE program for "..neuroscience majors from traditionally underrepresented groups"
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2017) The Conte Center Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) in Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2017) Undergraduate Clinical Research Internships Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2017) Undergraduate Research Internships on the Pathobiology of Diabetic Nephropathy
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2017) Vanderbilt Minority Summer Research Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2017) Vascular Biology-Short Term Training Program for Minority Students
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Nashville, TN - co-op (2017) Summer Program for Undergraduate Students
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), LabView Enabled Watershed Assessment System, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Interdisciplinary Water Sciences and Engineering
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Summer Research Internship
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University),
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2015) Microbiology in the Post Genome Era

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2017) "Please check back later this fall for information on the 2017 summer program" - Research Experience for Undergraduates
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Hypertension & Vascular Research Center, Winston-Salem, NC - co-op (2017) Excellence in Cardiovascular Sciences Summer Program for underrepresented minorities
Washington State University, Pullman, WA - co-op (2017) "Our NSF-REU grant is currently pending but we are accepting applications for Summer 2017" - Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA - co-op (2017) "We will begin receiving applications for 2017 in February 2017" - Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Biomedicine
Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, MO - co-op, application (2017) Amgen Scholars Program
Washington University in St. Louis, Institute for Public Health, St Louis, MO - co-op (2017) "Applications for the 2017 program will be accepted November 1, 2016 – February 1, 2017"
Washington University in St. Louis, Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, MO - co-op (2018) The Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunities Program
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI - co-op (2015) cancelled for 2016 - RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Detroit, MI - co-op (2017) "The application deadline each year is February 1" - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op (2017) "Application will be available Nov 1. - Deadline: February 1, 2017" - "Students apply to the ACCESS summer research program via the Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program" - Access Summer Research Program
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op (2017) "You may apply to the 2017 Program via the Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program Online Application starting in November 2016" - Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op (2017) Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program
Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FL - co-op (2017) "REU applications for summer 2017 are accepted Oct 15, 2016 through Feb 12, 2017 - 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 (2017) "The application period for Summer 2017 will open in mid-November 2016" - Summer Student Fellowship
Woods Hole Diversity Initiative (six Woods Hole science institutions) Woods Hole, MA, - co-op (2017) Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester, MA - co-op (2015) Not offered in 2016 - Integrated Bioengineering Research, Education, and Outreach Opportunities for Females and Underrepresented Minorities
Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH - co-op (2017) "Check back to this web site in January 2017 to apply for the 2017 summer program." - Short-Term Training Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research


Yale University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New Haven, CT - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - "Applications become available on November 1 and are due February 1" - The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is a member of the Leadership Alliance and requires qualified applicants to apply through the Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) website. Please visit the Leadership Alliance website for the application