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Internships

IndianapolisStudents can explore their career objectives and future career pathways through research and professional experience internships on and near the IUPUI campus. Situated in the heart of Indianapolis, IUPUI is near five hospitals, the Indiana University schools of medicine, dentistry and nursing, and countless science and technology companies.

Here are just a few of the internship opportunities available to science students:

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Life-Health Sciences Internships

Life-Health Sciences Internships connect IUPUI life and health sciences undergraduates with research and professional experience internships on and near the IUPUI campus. This program helps students to explore their career objectives and future career pathways while also fostering valuable professional connections between students and faculty and staff. The students belong to a community of interns and mentors who support one another throughout the internship experience and beyond. Internships run from the end of August to the beginning of May. Positions pay $10 per hour for up to 10 hours per week (15 weeks per semester for two semesters). Learn more and apply.

Application deadline: March 8

SCI-491 Internship for Science Majors

This course allows any student in the School of Science to receive credit for an internship. Contact the PREPs office the semester before you plan to do your internship. Call 317-274-5677 or complete the contact form.

Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research - Summer Internships

The Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research conducts basic science and translational research within the Department of Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine, offering exceptional opportunities for collaborations between basic scientists and physicians. Learn More.

Innovation-to-Enterprise Central (ITEC)

Innovation-to-Enterprise Central (ITEC) has been conceived as a student-centered, multidisciplinary, active-learning initiative to provide opportunities for students to learn about research commercialization and develop entrepreneurial and business skills. 

Review and Selection of candidates begins in July.

Learn more and apply.

IU Health Summer Student Research Program

Managed through the Methodist Research Institute at Indiana University Health, Inc., the Summer Student Research Program is designed to pair students in the sciences with biomedical researchers for a 12-week period from May to August. Not only does this opportunity provide students with a hands-on research experience, the program also assists researchers at the Methodist Research Institute and IU Health in completing a variety of innovative projects that might not otherwise be accomplished without student assistance. Learn more.

Robert Noyce Summer Internship Program

The Robert Noyce Internship Program aims to engage STEM students in educationally purposeful activities, allowing them the opportunity to examine their interest in and disposition for teaching science in middle or high schools. Learn More.