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College Internships

The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP)

The HACU National Internship Program is open to all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, or veteran status.

In order to apply to the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP), applicants must meet the following criteria:

• completion of freshman year of college before the internship begins
• minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
• enrollment in a degree-seeking program (BA/BS, Masters, JD, MD, or Ph.D.) at an accredited higher education institution. Students pursuing only a credential or certificate program will be considered ineligible.

ATTENTION RECENT GRADUATES: You can apply to our program if you participate within 12 months of your graduation. Instead of providing a certification of enrollment form, you will upload a copy of your certificate of graduation or a copy of your conferred degree. A select number of federal agencies will allow recent graduates to participate.
• authorization or eligibility to work in the United States by law (HACU participates in E-verify)


Deadline: October 21, 2016

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program

This program sends young Biomedical Engineers, anywhere outside the U.S. or Canada for one or more of the following activities:


  • Conducting academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory or

  • Pursuing coursework at an academic institution or

  • Interning at a policy institute, or in an industrial or non-profit setting

  • Other options are possible

Whitaker Fellows (pre-doctoral) must meet the basic eligibility requirements and must

  • hold a Bachelor’s degree by the beginning date of the grant or

  • Be in or have recently completed a Master’s degree or

  • Be in a PhD program or

  • Be currently employed, with the most recent degree no higher than an MS


Visit the link below for eligibility and application. 


Deadline: January 24, 2017

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

The DOE CSGF is open to U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who are planning full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university. Senior undergraduate and first and second year graduate students in engineering and in the physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences are eligible to apply for the program. Visit the link below for eligibility and application. 


Deadline: January 18

Biomedical Summer Internships

Training programs in the biomedical sciences; undergraduate research opportunities; diversity; education and training; summer institute; student programs; financial aid; multicultural faculty careers; financial support; student development; graduate studies; residencies, fellowships, internships and shadowing programs; summer enrichment programs; prospective students. Visit the link below for eligibility and application. 


Internship positions available:

  • Medical University of South Carolina — Summer Research Program

  • Stanford University School of Medicine — Students and Trainees

  • Massachusetts General Hospital — Education and Training

  • Loyola University Health Sciences, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

  • Visit the webpage to see all available positions. 


Deadline: Different applications have different deadlines. 

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