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These are but a few of the many summer programs available. Other resources for opportunities include:

  • Office of Active Citizenship & Service - Vanderbilt University
    • Global Education Office - Vanderbilt University
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              Name Description
              AAAS: Science and Policy Program Internships

              Internships for students interested in the field of science and security policy.

              intern, science, grad, postugrad, ugradresearch science, technology, congress, ethics, religion, human rights, security policy, congress, writing, news, minority
              American Society for Engineering Education Undergraduate Scholarships

              For undergraduates in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology.

              science, undergrad, intern math, science, engineering, computer, physics, geology, aerospace
              AMGEN Summer Scholars Program

              Summer research for sophomores and juniors.

              intern, undergrad, science, ugradresearch sophomore, junior, summer, internship, intern, February, science, engineering, technology, biotechnology
              Anthropology at Vanderbilt socsci, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, anthropology, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Asian Studies at Vanderbilt socsci, humanities, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, humanities, Asian, studies, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Aspirnaut Summer Research for Undergraduates

              For undergraduate students interested in a career in biomedical research.

              intern, research, science, undergrad, ugradresearch biomedical, engineering, summer, undergraduate, research, sophomore, junior, senior, biology, research, vanderbilt, nashville, minorities, economic, geographic, diversity
              Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Scholarship

              For study abroad in Japan.

              intern, undergrad japan, study, abroad
              Beckman Scholars Program

              Undergraduate summer and academic year research program.

              science, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch undergraduate, summer, research, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, math, academic year, summer, paid, nocredit
              Biological Sciences Research Opportunities

              A list of paid and for credit research opportunities.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, biology, biological, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit
              Boren Scholarships

              Intensive language study for undergraduates

              science, undergrad, gradstds, summer, intern mandarin, ROTC, japanese, russian, japan, china, russia, africa, israel, portuguese, arabic, fall, spring, summer, STEM, undergraduate, Akan, Twi, Wolof, Zulu, French, Portuguese, Swahili,graduate, hindi, urdu, india
              Breakthrough Collaborative

              Summer teaching program.

              intern, summer, undergrad education, teaching, teach, summer
              Cancer Research Program for Undergraduates

              Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

              ugradresearch, intern, summer cancer, research, summer, sophomore, junior, senior, pre-med
              CAPAL Community Action Award

              Community Action Award for Asian Americans

              spgrp, intern Asian, Washington, D.C., May, public, service, policy, internship
              Center for Science, Technology and Congress

              Science policy internship in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate and graduate students.

              intern, science, grad, postugrad science, technology, internship, public, policy, social, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics
              Central Europe Summer Research Institute

              Summer graduate research grant for science and engineering.

              gradstds, science, intern
              Charles B. Rangel Summer Enrichment Program in International Affairs

              For undergraduates interested in International Affairs

              undergrad, intern foreign service, howard, undergraduate, international, summer, diversity, african american, latino, hispanic, minority,
              Chemistry Research Opportunities

              A list of Chemistry faculty by research area.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, chemistry, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Chemistry Research Programs

              A list of research opportunities available to chemistry and biochemistry students.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, chemistry, biochemistry, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Child Family Health International (CFHI)

              Short term global health education programs around the world.

              intern, gradstds, postugrad, undergrad, science india, south, africa, us, bolivia, ecuador, mexico, argentina, medicine, nursing, health, international, global
              Civil Service Internship Program undergrad, intern, summer civil, government, service, public, intern, summer
              Civil Service Recent Graduates Program

              Introduction to Civil Service careers.

              postugrad, intern federal, government, washington, civil, service
              Classical Studies Research Opportunities

              A list of classical studies faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, classical studies, classics, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Communication of Science and Technology Internships

              A list of internship opportunities available to undergraduate students.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, humanities, communication, technology, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, offcampus
              Communication Studies Research at Vanderbilt

              A list of Communication Studies faculty and opportunities for research.

              socsci, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, communication, studies, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Congressional Black Caucus Spring and summer programs for rising sophomores through seniors. intern, undergrad
              Council of American Ambassadors International Affairs Fellowship

              Program for students who have been selected for a Department of State Summer Internship.

              undergrad, intern, summer summer, undergraduate, international affairs, washington, D.C.
              Council on Undergraduate Research

              Database of undergraduate research opportunities.

              science, undergrad, ugradresearch, science, summer, intern
              Critical Language Summer Institutes

              Summer language study.

              intern, undergrad, alum, sochum, postugrad, gradstds language, study, undergrad, summer, alumni, Arabia, arabic, China, chinese, japanese, Japan, korean, Korea, persian, russian, Russia, turkish, Turkey, hindi, India, urdu, bengali, Bangladesh, Indonesia, indonesian
              DAAD Germany

              Study/research/intern in Germany.

              undergrad, intern, gradstds, summer, postugrad research, science, engineering, summer, undergraduate, graduate, intern, study, german
              DAAD Research in Science and Engineering

              Summer research internships in science and engineering.

              science, intern, gradstds, postugrad, ugradresearch, gradresearch science, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, biomedical, mechanical, civil, industrial
              Department of Energy Undergraduate Research

              Paid undergraduate internships in Science and Engineering at any of several Department of Energy facilities.

              intern, science, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer summer, engineering, energy, science, math, technology
              Department of Homeland Security Summer Research Programs

              For sophomores and juniors majoring in the STEM fields.

              science, undergrad, summer, intern, ugradresearch STEM, internship, research, summer
              Deromedi International Service Learning Scholarship

              Supports A&S students for international service projects.

              intern, summer, undergrad summer, financial, aid, vanderbilt, service
              Earth and Environmental Studies Research Opportunities

              A list of projects accepting undergraduate researchers.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, earth, environmental, envirosci, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Easley Study Abroad Travel Scholarship

              Need-based study abroad scholarship for Vanderbilt students in A&S.

              summer, intern, undergrad summer, scholarship, Vanderbilt, financial, aid, need
              Economics Research at Vanderbilt socsci, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, economics, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Education Research Opportunities

              A list of Peabody research centers and current research projects.

              education, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern education, Peabody, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              EMGIP - Germany

              Short-term internship in German Parliament

              intern, undergrad, postugrad german, germany, intern, work, International Relations, Public Administration, Political Science, Law, Economics, European Studies, parliament, may, january, summer
              Engineering National and International Research Opportunities

              A list of links to engineering research opportunities in the United States and abroad.

              engineering, science, STEM, undergrad, ugradresearch, intern, summer engineering, science, STEM, summer, paid, unpaid, nocredit, offcampus
              Engineering Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

              Vanderbilt research programs.

              engineering, science, STEM, undergrad, ugradresearch, intern, summer engineering, science, STEM, academic year, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              English Research and Creative Opportunities

              A list of English faculty and opportunites for research and creative experiences.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, English, writing, creativewriting, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Environmental Scholarships science, undergrad, intern environment, civil, engineering, graduate,
              EPA Student Fellowships

              Environmental internships for undergrads and grad students.

              undergrad, intern, gradstds, environment, undergrad, grad, protection,
              European and German Studies Research Opportunities

              A list of European and German Studies faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, European, Europe, German, Germany, history, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Florida Mental Health Research Institute (FMHI)

              Undergraduate research opportunities in mental health.

              ugradresearch, summer, intern socsci
              Foreign Affairs Internships

              Foreign Service.

              undergrad, intern, gradstds, postugrad state, economics, international, affairs, journalism, management, science, engineering, public, disease, visa, economic, environment, washington, embassy,
              French Research Opportunities

              A list of French faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, French, foreign, language, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Fulbright Summer Institutes

              Funded 4-5 week summer cultural and academic programs in the UK for freshmen and sophomores

              intern, undergrad freshman, sophomore, london, shakespeare, scotland, exeter, roehampton, ireland, queens, belfast, trinity, wales
              Germanic and Slavic Languages Research Opportunities

              A list of Germanic and Slavic faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, German, Germanic, Slavic, foreign, language, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Gertrude Casebier Travel Grants for History

              The History department supports off-campus undergraduate research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, history, travel, academicyear, summer, paid, credit, nocredit, offcampus
              Gilman Scholars Program

              Study Abroad - need based

              undergrad, intern, need pell, need, summer, fall, spring, january, study, africa, asia, undergraduate
              Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad

              Supplemental grant for international study for students ALREADY studying abroad.

              undergrad, intern, summer
              Google Summer Internship Programs Open to Freshmen - Juniors from under-represented groups. undergrad, intern
              Greenlining Leadership Academy

              Public policy leadership development programs in California.

              intern, gradstds, minority, postugrad law, summer, leader, research, advocacy, think, civil rights, minority, low-income,
              History of Art Prizes and Student Support for Research

              The History of Art department provides funding for undergraduate research.

              humanities, creative, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, creative, history, art, academicyear, summer, paid, credit, nocredit, offcampus
              History of Art Research Opportunities

              A list of History of Art faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, creative, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, creative, history, art, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              History Research Opportunities

              A list of History faculty broken down by specialty area.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, history, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Humanity in Action (HIA) Summer Fellowship

              International conference on human rights and social justice.

              intern, undergrad, summer, alum, postugrad minority, human rights, amsterdam, warsaw, paris, berlin, copenhagen, international, summer
              Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

              Opportunity for recent graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of global heath projects

              service, senior, med, intern, postugrad, research math, research, internship, senior, public, health, global, MPH
              International Summer Research Programs

              Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU's) at international sites.

              science, intern, undergrad, ugradresearch
              Italian Research Opportunities

              A list of Italian faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, Italian, foreign, language, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Jewish Studies Research Opportunities

              A list of Jewish Studies faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, religion, jew, jewish, jewishstudies, academic year, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace

              For the study of Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian.

              intern, gradstds, undergrad, alum, summer summer, language, graduate, undergraduate, Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian
              Mathematics Research Groups, Centers, and Seminars

              A list of links to the different mathematics groups, centers, and seminars.

               

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, math, mathematics, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Mathematics Research Opportunities

              A list of research opportunities available to undergraduates.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, math, mathematics, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, noncredit, offcampus
              McKnight Awards and Internships in Molecular Sciences

              Awards in Biophysics or Computational Biology, Chemistry and Biological Chemistry.

              undergrad, intern, summer, science, ugradresearch science, senior, undergraduate, biology, chemsitry, physics, molecular
              Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship for STEM students

              Paid, 10-week summer internship with the US Dept. of Energy

              science, undergrad, intern, ugradresearch women, minority, STEM, science, technology, fossil, engineering, math, energy, government, paid, summer, internship, undergraduate, sophomore, junior
              Music Creative Opportunities

              A list of music faculty and opportunities for creative engagement.

              creative, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern creative, music, Blair, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              NASA Internship Programs

              Internships available for undergraduates and graduates.

              undergrad, ugradresearch, intern, science, alumni, aeorospace, geology, physics, math, women, african, science, technology, math, biology, physics, chemistry, engineering, freshman, sophomore, junior
              NASA Programs science, undergrad, intern, gradstds alumni, science, engineering, physics, math, civil service, federal, government
              National Academy for Social Insurance

              Summer internships in social policy.

              undergrad, gradstds, intern non-profit, insurance, disability, health, care, research
              National Security Analysis and Intelligence Summer Seminar

              Summer seminar for graduate students or exceptional graduating seniors with proven plans for ongoing graduate study.

              intern, science, grad, summer life, physical, sciences, engineering, mathematics, computer, sciences, social medicine, veterinary, law, national security, summer, january, febuary
              Neuroscience Research Opportunities

              A list of Neuroscience research areas and faculty associated with each area.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, neuroscience, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Nichols Humanitarian Fund

              Provides funding to help enable Vanderbilt students to volunteer for local, domestic, or international humanitarian relief efforts during the summer.

              intern, undergrad volunteer, service, summer, intern
              NSF REU: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates

              REU programs for outstanding students located throughout the United States.

              science, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern biology, math, chemistry, physics, medical, research
              NYC Urban Fellows Program

              For graduating seniors/recent grads interested in local government & public service.

              service, intern, alum, senior, postugrad new york, government, urban, city, community
              Office of Active Citizenship and Service (OACS) at Vanderbilt

              OACS offers a range of national and international service-learning opportunities.

              intern, undergrad, summer washington, brussels, new york, ecuador, africa, ghana, morocco, zanzibar, london, summer, internship, study, service
              Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship

              Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

              undergrad, intern, postugrad sophomore, junior, senior, foreign, international, london, paris, washington,
              Peabody Scholars Program

              A program available to Peabody students that includes course credits, research experiences, and a summer stipend.

              education, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern education, academicyear, summer, paid, credit
              Philosophy Research Opportunities

              A list of Philosophy faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, philosophy, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Physics and Astronomy Research Opportunities

              A list of research areas, faculty, centers, and on- and off-campus research facilities.

              science, STEM, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, physics, astronomy, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, noncredit, offcampus
              Political Science Research at Vanderbilt socsci, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, political, politics, polisci, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Pre-Medicine Research Opportunities

              Links to opportunities for pre-med students

              science, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern pre-med, medicine, science, undergraduate, biology, biomedical,
              Princeton in Africa

              Year-long fellowships in Africa for recent graduates.

              postugrad, intern africa, intern, service, health, education, teaching
              Princeton in Asia

              Year-long service fellowships throughout Asia.

              intern, postugrad asia, Cambodia, China/Hong Kong, Japan, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam
              Princeton in Latin America

              One-year service positions in Latin America

              postugrad, intern latin, america, chile, brazil, guatemala, el salvador, peru, costa rica, mexico
              Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research

              Pre-med research experience.

              intern, spgrp, science, ugradresearch, summer summer, pre-med, medicine, research, minority, african, hispanic, junior, senior
              Project Horseshoe Farm

              One-year fellowship & leadership training program focusing on community mental health and education services.

              postugrad, summer, internship service, summer, seniors, freshman, sophomore, junior, heathcare, mental health, education, MHS
              Psychology Research at Vanderbilt

              Undergraduate Research Assistant and Honors Programs

              socsci, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, psychology, psychological, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship

              Juniors

              intern, undergrad public, service, international, policy, junior, sophomore, government, nonprofit, humanitarian
              Religious Studies Research Opportunities

              A list of Religious Studies faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, religion, religious, religiousstudies, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              SEO Internship Program

              Business internships for sophomores and juniors of color.

              intern, undergrad, spgrp business, african, hispanic, latino, corporate, business, banking, law
              SMART Scholarships

              Undergraduate and graduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

              science, gradstds, intern, undergrad, ugradresearch science, technology, engineering, chemistry, physics, math, research, scholarship, freshman, sophomore, junior, senior
              Sociology Research at Vanderbilt socsci, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, sociology, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute

              Summer language study.

              undergrad, intern Burmese, Filipino, Hmong, Indonesian, Javanese, Khmer, Lao, Thai, Vietnamese, asia
              Southern Education Leadership Initiative

              Summer leadership development program focused on educational equality in the South

              postugrad, gradstds, intern, senior, summer non-profit, south, social, justice, social justice, education policy, education, policy, summer, junior, senior, graduate,
              Spanish and Portuguese Research Opportunities

              A list of Spanish and Portuguese faculty and opportunities for research.

              humanities, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern humanities, Spanish, Portuguese, Spain, Portugal, foreign, languages, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Study Abroad Scholarship Resources

              For students seeking support for study abroad.

              undergrad, intern, gradstds indonesia, asia, china, japan, thailand, africa, turkey, egypt, india, vanderbilt, GEO, global, internship, study
              Systems Biology and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Experience (SYBBURE)

              A program providing advanced scientific investigation at the intersection of systems biology and bioengineering.

              engineering, science, STEM, undergrad, ugradresearch, intern, summer engineering, science, STEM, biology, bioengineering, academicyear, summer, paid, nocredit
              Teach and Learn with Georgia

              Teach English in Georgian Public Schools

              Undergrad, international teach, georgia, abroad
              The Center for Medicine, Health, and Society Research Opportunities

              A list of Medicine, Health, and Society faculty and opportunities for research.

              science, STEM, socialsciences, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch science, STEM, socialsciences, socsci, medicine, health, society, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              Theatre Creative Opportunities

              A list of Theatre faculty and opportunities for creative engagement.

              creative, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer, intern creative, music, academicyear, summer, paid, unpaid, credit, nocredit
              ThinkSwiss Summer Study and Research Programs

              Science study and research in Switzerland.

              science, intern, undergrad, gradstds, ugradresearch, gradresearch, summer summer, research, science, biology, switzerland,
              Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship for Juniors

              For Juniors planning a career in the Foreign Service.

              undergrad, intern, summer economic, analysis, administration, management, science policy, Foreign, Service, Department of State
              Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship

              For those applying for graduate school leading to a career in Foreign Affairs

              undergrad, intern, postugrad international, political, economic, analysis, administration, management, policy, Foreign Service, Department of State
              University of Cincinnati Summer Medical Immersion Programs Undergraduate pre-medicine students. intern, undergrad, science
              US Department of State Internship Program

              Internship program offered each term and in the summers.

              undergrad, intern, gradstds sophomore, junior, senior, graduate, foreign, service, international, government, internship, fall, summer, spring
              Vanderbilt Study Abroad Program Scholarships

              A range of scholarships that support study abroad for specific Vanderbilt programs listed through the Global Education Office (GEO).

              summer, intern, undergrad international, study, abroad
              Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy

              For undergraduates interested in a career in medicine.

              intern, science, undergrad, ugradresearch, summer research, summer, medicine, pre-med, international, clinic, clinical
              Vanderbilt University Undergraduate Research Links

              Links to undergraduate research opportunities for Vanderbilt students.

              ugradresearch, intern, summer
              Vandy in Hollywood

              A summer internship opportunity for students interested in film and entertainment.

              creative, undergrad, summer, intern creative, film, entertainment, summer, unpaid, credit, offcampus
              VISAGE

              Global engagement course (Spring term) followed by summer service project abroad.

              undergrad, intern, summer study abroad, interntional, vanderbilt, credit, October
              VUSRP - Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Program

              The goal of the VUSRP is to enhance joint student-faculty research efforts.

              intern, undergrad, vandy, ugradresearch, summer, humanities, socsci, ed, creative summer, vanderbilt, research, sophomore, junior, paid, stipend
              Women's and Gender Studies Research Opportunities

              A list of Women's and Gender Studies faculty and opportunities for research.

              socialsciences, intern, summer, undergrad, ugradresearch socialsciences, socsci, women, gender, academicyear, summer, unpaid, credit, nocredit