Internships, Part-Time and Summer Jobs
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

REUs allow undergraduates to conduct paid scientific research projects in a variety of disciplines around the world, from Middletown to the Arctic. 
   Deadline: Varies on position, generally before April
   Website rarely updated, use general internet search for up-to-date positions
   Example Search: REU chemistry summer.

Compilation of Internship Opportunities in Chemistry
List of internships for physics and astronomy for undergraduates.  Website maintained by Barnard College.

German Academic Exchange Service Research Internships in Science and Engineering Program (RISE)RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 1.5 to 3 months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. The working language will be English. All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses, while partner universities and research institutes provide housing assistance.

Hughes Summer Program for Life Sciences
Together with their faculty research mentors, Wesleyan students apply for Hughes Summer Fellowships in the spring semester.  The application form should be completed in consultation with the faculty mentor. Please contact Maureen Snow ( for further information.

Career Search Database

Spotlight on Careers in Chemistry On-campus users won't need a password; off-campus users should get the password in advance from your portfolio [students], WesNet [alumni], or via

Great Handout summarizing primary areas of employment, types of employers, and job-search strategies for Chemistry

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