Native American Center - Scholarships & Internships


Internships are a step in the process to applying what you learned in college to a job or volunteer service. They help you build communication in fields that will apply to later uses. The following link will provide answers about what an internship is.

Never had an interview for an internship or job? No worries the link below will be a virtual guide for you preparation, resumé samples, and even follow up after the interview. The basics at what will help you prepare for an internship, even a job.

Resumé​ help is also available on-campus though Career Services.

Association of American Medical Colleges

Interested in the medical field: Biological sciences, medical sciences, or pharmacology? These opportunities may be for you.

Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics

Want to learn about diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human disease? This Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunity dedicated to this and you can be a part of it, if you are interested. The foundation of CMMG has faculty members who leaders are in their fields and deeply committed to excellence.

Cogo Labs is hiring a data analyst intern for summer.

Applicants for this will need to be:

  • A junior (2019 grad) pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Math, Economics, Computer Science, Statistics, or Marketing.
  • Have the flexibility and self-motivation to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture.
  • Eager to develop your skills in SQL (Structured Query Language) and Python.
  • Comfortable communicating and collaborating with others.

​Education at the Center for Integrated Access Networks

Integrated Optics for Undergraduate Native Americans (IOU-NA) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). IOU-NA students will participate in Native American focused workshops facilitated by University of Arizona's Native American-serving entities, gain hands-on experience, attend presentations given by Native American STEM graduates, and participate in other activities designed to support Native American Undergraduate students.

Fermilab Summer Internships: Programs

Is your major physics or STEM related? Than check and find if these internships are for you.

Find Your Internship

In today's increasingly globalized economy, international experience is everything. Where will you go?

With internship that involve majors such as Engineering, Education, Law, Culinary, or even Architecture, there is a variety of internships available for you here. You also get to travel to places from Dublin, Ireland to Shanghai, China to Florence, Italy and even Washington D.C.

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship

Apply to become a candidate to train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists working on focused research projects. Eligibility includes:

  1. Be at least 18 years old
  2. Be a U.S. citizen
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  4. Be currently enrolled full-time, seeking a degree in STEM (sophomore by time of application)
  5. Be available to participate in the full 10-week program

National Energy Technology Laboratory

Join the search for solutions to America’s energy challenges. Internship offered through Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) are designed to encourage students and recent graduates to explore the challenges and opportunities available in energy research. Through the program, participants gain access to some of the nation’s best laboratory facilities and professional opportunities. Eligibility includes:

  1. Be an undergraduate or recent graduate in good standing
  2. Have an overall minimum GPA of 2.45/4.0
  3. Be at least 18 by the time of appointment

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Science Education and Workforce Development Programs at ORNL. Available to undergraduates, recent graduates, and post graduates. Most opportunities require a GPA of 2.5 or higher, range from between 8-52 weeks, depending on the opportunity, and be a U.S. citizen.

The Bredesen Center: Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education

Unites resources from University of Tennessee and oak Ridge National Laboratory to promote advance research and to provide innovative solutions to global challenges in energy, engineering, and computation. You will receive an opportunity to start early with a summer internship.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Summer External Research Programs. These are internships for Undergraduates, Graduates, and post Graduates to get involved in. Majors include Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, and many more. These programs accept applications until late February to early March, so study them and apply early if you are interested.

University of Pennsylvania

The Summer Undergraduate Internship Research provides research experience to students interested in graduate study in the biomedical and biological sciences.

​University of Utah. School of Medicine

For undergraduate juniors and seniors in Health science research. This focuses on provinding Native American students with laboratory or clinically based research alongside world class research faculty. No previous research experience is required.