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General Information Sites

The Journal of Young Investigators: Extensive list of Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities
This list currently has 100+ undergraduate summer research internships available to college students for the summer of 2010, and internships are being added regularly. This list has stood out in the scientific community because there are opportunities in all fields of science and because it is constantly updated and maintained by the undergraduate staff at JYI.

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates
National Science Foundation's listing of undergraduate programs

Science Classified Ads
Information on science careers, including employer profiles, links, career fairs, advice, and the option of signing up to be notified of new job openings

Summer Internships in Biology
Internship programs in biology, with application deadlines.

Registry of Undergraduate Researchers and Graduate Schools
A free service that facilitates match-making between undergraduates with research experience and a desire to pursue an advanced degree, and graduate schools or employers seeking high quality students who are well prepared for research.

The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center for science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and medicine career planning.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) summer research opportunity listings.

NewScientist Jobs
Searchable database with hundreds of jobs in the sciences.


Astronomy and Physics

Careers for Physicists
Created by the American Institute of Physics, this page provides information about careers in the physical sciences. The site contains a list of employers, by state, who hire physicists; profiles of physicists in various sectors; a list of physics departments (searchable by state); and a career Q&A section that includes a searchable archive of monthly career-related discussions with guest speakers.

American Institute of Physics
Includes a variety of service options such as online AIP journals, education and student services, and jobs available in the industry.

National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation and The American Physical Society contain information for funded research opportunities for undergraduates and recent graduates. They provide links to sites tailored to your specific interest.

American Physical Society
This website is sponsored by the American Physical Society and has links to jobs and internships offered through APS.

Physicsworld.com
As one of the world's leading websites on physics careers, this link offers an extensive listing of job opportunities.

TIPTOP Online Job list
After becoming a member with the Tip-Top Online Job list, you will be updated on current job announcements from all parts of the world.

NASA People
This site is sponsored by NASA, and provides links to an Agency Search of government jobs and a link into the NASA homepage. Information on both summer opportunities and full time jobs, however, positions offered through NASA are only available to American citizens.

 


Biology

The American Institute of Biological Sciences
Federally chartered non-profit scientific organization that advances research and education in the biological sciences. Utilize this resource to find out about internship and research opportunities.

The Genetics Society of America
This publication provides profiles of professionals who make unique contributions to the field of genetics.

NOAA
Research explores the Earth and atmosphere from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean. We conduct research in three major areas: atmosphere, climate, and ocean and coastal resources. There are research opportunities available to undergraduates and graduates looking for marine biology related field.

The National Science Foundation
Offers a number of opportunities in the biological sciences. The Foundation gives out a number of grants and awards to fund research, and also has specific references for students looking for summer internships. Minority students who are typically under-represented in the sciences are particularly urged to apply.


Biotechnology

Pfizer Career Guides
Four informative (and, no doubt, slightly biased) career guides from pharmaceutical giant Pfizer: "Nursing Guide", "Pharmacy Guide", "Physicians Guide" and "Public Health Guide".

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
This website on student internships in biomedicine is extensive and includes a variety of opportunities for students who are plan on pursuing a future career in medicine.

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Offers programs for undergraduate students interested in a career in biomedicine.

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Is one of 19 Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Summers of Discovery Program, one of the programs run by the Institute, grants Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTAs) to college undergraduates, and graduates interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical/biological sciences.

Public Health Employment Connection from the Rollins School of Public Health

BioPharm Insight
Information on biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Company and product reviews.

 

BioSpace: Genetown, Massachusetts
"Highlights the organizations that comprise the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries in Massachusetts." RSS feed available.

 

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
"BIO is the world's largest biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,150 members worldwide."

 


Chemistry

American Chemical Society
Website gives information about chemistry careers and internships. Signing up for a membership gives students an opportunity to become a part of the world's largest scientific society, an organization that's more than 163,000 members strong. The ACS provides a multitude of information, educational, financial, technical and professional opportunities for its members .

American Association of Clinical Chemistry
This site is maintained by the American Association of Clinical Chemistry, and provides background information about a career in clinical chemistry. Check out their home page for information regarding internship, and employment opportunities.

Ames Laboratories
The goal of the Ames laboratories is to expand scientific knowledge and turn their discoveries into technology that will aid people throughout the world. Websites available on research opportunities in a number of chemistry related fields, and all contact information is included.

Argonne National Laboratory
A list of Argonne National Laboratory's current employment openings is posted here, and updated on a weekly basis. There is also an on-line resume builder available for those who need to create a resume.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
Plays a vital role in the Department of Defense and Army research and development programs. This site is a valuable resource for positions in government funded research projects.


Mathematics

AT&T Labs
AT&T Labs offer both summer internships and full time employment. Interns working at corporations such as AT&T will most likely be provided with stipends, and free housing. AT&T has been offering summer research positions and fellowships in Mathematics and Statistics for over 25 years.

Mathematical Association of America
The Mathematical Association of America: The MAA provides resources and activities that foster scholarship and professional growth for anyone with an interest in the mathematical sciences

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Home page offers links to information regarding career/job offers in teaching.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Online brochure of various job prospects, and Mathematics careers bulletin board featuring a career profile of nonacademic positions.

The American Statistical Association's Career Center
Introduces statistics as an increasingly popular career in industry, and addresses frequently asked questions concerning careers in statistics.

 


Psychology

American Psychology Association: Lists nonacademic career options for psychologists and has profiles of psychologists who've found fulfilling work in nontraditional settings.

PsycCareers: APA's Online Career Center

 


Health Care and Medicine

American Physical Therapy Association
Learn about what physical therapists do, where to get training, and how to gain experience in the field.

Center for Disease Control

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

National Institutes of Health

US Dept of Health and Human Services


Science and Research

The Archaeological Institute of America

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

The Dolphin Institute

National Institutes of Health
Job listings, research-training opportunities, and summer internship opportunities at the N.I.H.

National Science Foundation

The Whale Center of New England

Scicentral

Summer Internships in Biology
Internship programs in biology, with application deadlines.

Registry of Undergraduate Researchers and Graduate Schools A free service that facilitates match-making between undergraduates with research experience and a desire to pursue an advanced degree, and graduate schools or employers seeking high quality students who are well prepared for research.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) summer research opportunity listings