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 (email@example.com) 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: http://www.nsf.gov/home/crssprgm/reu/start.htm
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 http://www.asee.org/nreip). 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 www.asee.org/nreip 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. http://www.nsf.gov
INTERNSHIP/JOB SEARCH WEBSITES:
AAMI Career Center webpage: https://www.aami.org/career/index.html
Comprehensive webpage for job/internship searches, resume posting, etc. AfterCollege: http://www.aftercollege.com/groups/ccenter.asp?fct=1&ID=1102027334
Biomedical Alliance for Industrial Internships: http://www.aii-bmes.org/default.asp
Non-profit organization dedicated to helping biomedical engineering programs and industry connect for internships, co-ops and jobs. Biospace: www.biospace.com
BIO Member Directory: http://www.bio.org/members
One of the largest biotech. industry member directories. BME Central: http://www.bmecentral.com
Jobs, news items, and listings of labs, researchers, companies in the biomedical sector.
BMEnet Job Openings: http://www.bmenet.org/BMEnet/db?action=list_by_added&keyword=job_listing&ncolumns=1*
Hire Bio: http://www.hirebio.com/
Rochester Institute of Technology Bio/Biotech. Internship page: http://www.rit.edu/~gtfsbi/Symp/summer.htm#categories
Wetfeet Internship Search Program: http://internships.wetfeet.com/home.asp
EuropaBio job plaza: www.europabio.org/jobs.htm
Career Center: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/career