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Chemistry & Biochemistry Undergraduate Internships 2020

Students outside the Widtsoe Chemistry Complex
Student in lab

 

Notable Details:

10 Week Summer 2020 Internship at Utah State University
$4,000 Stipend
Housing provided
Reimbursement for travel, up to $500
Internship dates are somewhat flexible with a preferred timeline of May to July

Research:

Our faculty have a wide range of research interests, and receive funding from public and private sources such as NIH, NSF, DOE, NASA, the American Heart Association, USDA, ACS-PRF and the Frasch Foundation.

Their work is regularly published within prominent research journals, including PNAS, EMBO, JACS, Biochemistry, JBC, Science, Inorganic Chemistry and Nature.

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Currently working toward an undergraduate degree
  • Interest in pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry or biochemistry
  • Successful completion of both general chemistry and organic chemistry courses

Application:

To apply, email the following documents to chem.grad@usu.edu.
Please include "UG internship" in the subject line.

  • Transcript (unofficial is OK)
  • One letter of recommendation from a science faculty member 
    • Emailed directly from the faculty member to chem.grad@usu.edu
  • Top three choices for research labs to work in and why you specifically chose those three.
  • A one page, single-spaced letter of interest which addresses the following:
    • Current undergraduate major
    • Whether an internship is required to complete your undergraduate degree
    • Expected graduation date
    • Prior science-related coursework and research activities
    • Long-term career goals

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
Questions? Please contact Cindy Weatbrook at cindy.weatbrook@usu.edu