Internships and Professional Development Resources


The following links are to summer internships and professional development resources grouped by training level. Most of the resources listed thus far are based in the USA. If you know of similar resources available in your country please forward this information to jholland@faseb.org so that it can be added to the list.

Professional Level: High School

The Johns Hopkins Internship in Brain Sciences Program: an 8-week paid summer internship targeting Baltimore area high school juniors and seniors.
 

Professional Level: Undergraduate Students

The following three programs are open to academically strong high school seniors who plan to pursue a STEM field: Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (REUs): Funded by the National Science Foundation, these summer research experiences take place at a number of different colleges and universities throughout the country.
 
Research and Training Opportunities at the National Institutes of Health: Research training opportunities for multiple levels. Deadlines early Spring for Summer.
 

Summer Research, Internship, and Employment Listings

There are many exciting summer opportunities in health related fields. Most programs have application deadlines in January, February and March.  Below are perhaps the most extensive links to a large number of schools and programs that offer summer research and internship opportunities to undergraduates:

Selected Summer Programs Listed By State


An extensive list of summer programs listed by state can be viewed HERE.
 

Professional Level: Graduate Students

Research and Training Opportunities at the National Institutes of Health: Research training opportunities for multiple levels. Deadlines early Spring for Summer.
 

Professional Level: Postdoctoral and Early Career


National Postdoctoral Association provides many resources for this audience.

AAMC Professional Development Seminars: Focus is on those at the assistant professor level in academic medicine and the competencies needed to succeed in this environment.
 
Keystone Fellows in Molecular and Cellular Biology: A diversity-centered program to demystify the process by which the keystone conferences are organized.
 

Professional Level: Associate to Professor

Drexel Leadership Program: A year-long executive leadership program dedicated to the continuing development of professional and personal skills.
 
AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminars: Focus is on those at the mid-career level in academic medicine and the competencies needed to succeed and advance.