Programs

Research Internships for Undergraduates from Other Schools

 

Unpaid Internships for Non-Stanford Undergraduates

In addition to many formal REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Programs, it’s possible to find a Stanford lab willing to host an undergraduate from another institution on an informal basis, usually in an unpaid internship. The Office of Science Outreach is not able to help individual students identify a host lab or project but if you click on the red title above, you will find some information and tips. Please do not call the Office of Science Outreach for advice or guidance. 

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.  

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.

Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program

Stanford is a partner in the Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP). This program, principally for underserved and underrepresented students, offers undergraduates the opportunity to work for eight to ten weeks under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor at participating Alliance institutions.

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.

ReNUWIt's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

The Engineering Research Center for Re-Inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt) engages undergraduates in ReNUWIt faculty’s research labs at Stanford and partner institutions, including Colorado School of Mines, New Mexico State, and UC Berkeley.

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.

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.

 

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.

Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program (SSCCPP)

SSCCPP is a six-week residential experience for current community college students considered low-income and/or underrepresented in medicine. The program provides exposure to medicine through topics in health disparities, leadership challenges in health provision and administration, science courses, professional development, clinical exposure, the medical school application process, and postsecondary and graduate/professional school financing. There is no fee 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.

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

 

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.