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Biomedical Engineering

VUBME Internships

Internships provide practical experience and are an important part of the professional development of new engineers. Did you know that there is a Career Coach specifically for Biomedical Engineering majors? Schedule an appointment using DoreWays or reach out directly to Alex Rizzutto ( to learn about how the Career Center can assist you with resumes/cover letters, interviewing, internships, connecting with employers, and more. Some internship opportunities are also listed here. 


REU & Summer Programs (Research Experience for Undergraduates):
These programs are usually funded by the NSF. If you want to see a more complete listing of programs, you may
visit the NSF website at the following address:

Government & Non-Profit:

The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, and Graduate students, under the guidance of a mentor, at a participating Navy Laboratory (list of participating universities is available at The stipend amounts for the program are $5,500 for undergraduate students and $6,500 for graduate students. U.S. citizenship required; Permanent residents accepted at certain labs.

The online application is currently open at and must be completed by January
All accompanying documents (official transcripts and reference letters) are due by January

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, mathematics, and engineering in the United States and to reinforce its diversity. A competition is conducted for Graduate Research Fellowships, with additional awards offered for women in engineering and computer and information science. NSF Graduate Fellowships offer recognition and three years of support for advanced study to approximately 900 outstanding graduate students in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science and the philosophy of science, and to research-based PhD degrees in science education.

AAMI Career Center webpage:
Comprehensive webpage for job/internship searches, resume posting, etc. AfterCollege:
Biomedical Alliance for Industrial Internships:
Non-profit organization dedicated to helping biomedical engineering programs and industry connect for internships, co-ops and jobs. Biospace:
BIO Member Directory:
One of the largest biotech. industry member directories. BME Central:
Jobs, news items, and listings of labs, researchers, companies in the biomedical sector.
BMEnet Job Openings:*
Updated frequently.

Hire Bio:
Rochester Institute of Technology Bio/Biotech. Internship page:
Wetfeet Internship Search Program:
EuropaBio job plaza:
Career Center: