Research Internships for Stanford Undergraduates


Bio-X Undergraduate Summer Research Program (Bio-X USRP)

June 22 - August 28, 2020

Bio-X USRP provides an opportunity for Stanford undergraduates to conduct hands-on research, build awareness of interdisciplinary areas, and network with Bio-X faculty for 10 weeks in the summer. Participants receive a $7,500 stipend.

BioE Research Experience for Undergraduates

June 22 - August 28, 2020

The Department of Bioengineering (BioE) offers Stanford undergraduates stipends to conduct research in partnership with BioE faculty and their research groups over the summer full-time for 10 weeks.

Canary CREST Program

June 15 - August 21, 2020

The Canary Center at Stanford is dedicated to early cancer detection research. As part of its efforts to train the next generation of scientists, the Canary CREST Program offers paid and unpaid 10-week summer internships for undergraduate students.

Genomics Research Internship Program

June 15 - August 14, 2020

The Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine is a hub of interdisciplinary research in genomics with a goal towards improving human health. The Genomics Research Internship Program offers a  9-week internship program for Bay Area high school students and undergraduates. There is no charge to participate.

Science, Technology, and Reconstructive Surgery (STaRS) Summer Internship Program

Each year, the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery hosts 15-30 talented high school and undergraduate students in our research laboratories.  The program is free to participants. STARS interns spend 7 weeks mastering basic lab techniques, participating in research projects, and presenting their work all under the mentorship of experienced researchers. Typically the internship begins in late June and extends to the first week in August, exact dates to be determined.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)

June 22 - August 21, 2020

SLAC offers 20-25 undergraduates an 8-9 week paid internship at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park, California.SULI interns receive a stipend, travel expenses and free housing on Stanford campus.

Stanford Center for Asian Healthcare Research and Education (CARE) Student Summer Internship Program

The Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) at Stanford is offering an 8-week training program and internship in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Medical Technology. Highly motivated undergraduate students and post-baccalaureates who are interested in careers in medicine, data science, artificial intelligence or Asian Health are invited to apply. Exceptionally qualified high school students who are 18 years old by June 2020 will be considered. Tuition is $5,900. There is a $100 application fee.

Stanford ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program

Are you a postdoc who has taken a non-conventional path to your current research? Do you want to mentor a young scientist who, like you, is interested in blending distinct fields of science to ask compelling research questions?  The Stanford ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program provides interdisciplinary research experiences to students in the physical science, engineering, or life science fields. The program offers Stanford post-docs the opportunity to mentor and undergraduates the opportunity to gain depth in a research area complementary to their chosen or intended major.

Stanford Clinical Observation and Medical Transcription (COMET) Fellowship

June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2021

The COMET Fellowship is a one-year post-baccalaureate program designed for highly motivated students interested in pursuing a career in the health professions. Fellows are trained in medical terminology and chart transcription, and work side-by-side with faculty physicians as certified medical scribes seeing patients at Stanford. The tuition is $6,500. There is a $95 application fee.


Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program

The Stanford Summer Research Program in Biomedical Sciences/Amgen Scholars Program is a nine-week paid residential internship program serving undergraduates from across the country who want to prepare for and enter Ph.D. programs in biomedical sciences.  

Summer Research in Geosciences and Engineering (SURGE)

June 19 - August 15, 2020

SURGE provides undergraduates (from Stanford and other U.S. institutions) with a mentored research experience in a geoscience or engineering laboratory. This fully funded, eight-week, summer residential program combines a rigorous research assignment with comprehensive training and mentoring. SURGE targets rising undergraduate juniors and seniors.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

SURF is designed for undergraduates from Stanford and other U.S. institutions. SURF interns receive a stipend for 10 weeks during the summer to live on campus and work with a faculty mentor in the School of Engineering and other students to produce an identifiable research result.

The Radiological Sciences Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduates

June 22 - August 28, 2020

The Radiological Sciences Laboratory (RSL) is a research division of the SOM Radiology Dept., specializing in Biomedical Imaging.  Qualified undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines are encouraged to apply to work with RSL faculty, full time, over the summer quarter. Paid and unpaid positions are available.

Applications accepted starting December 16, 2019