Upcoming Programs & Deadlines
External Funding Opportunities
American Association for State and Local History - Oral History Archive Internship
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
The Louisa County Historical Society is seeking two organized, enthusiastic interns to assist the Society’s Oral History Program. The interns’ primary focus will be helping to organize and prepare the oral history collection for public access and research. This is a multiyear and multifaceted endeavor involving research, writing, and summarizing and transcribing oral histories as well as digital file management.
Judd Foundation - Archives and Programs Internship
Application Deadline: May 21, 2019
The intern will work under supervision of the Caitlin Murray, Director of Marfa Programs and Archivist and assist in daily duties. The intern’s activities will include the cataloging of the archive, press, and other parts of the collection as needed. In addition, the intern will be expected to help with the day-to-day programs and events of the Foundation.
LaSPACE - LaSPACE Undergraduate Research Assistantship (LURA)
Application Deadline: May 29, 2019
The LaSPACE Undergraduate Research Assistantship (LURA) Program is directed at undergraduate science and engineering students who are interested in space/aerospace science and technology. The intent of the LURA program is to supplement and enhance the undergraduate academic curriculum by providing the science/engineering student with a hands-on, mentored research experience relevant to space sciences.
U.S. Dept. of Energy - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
Application Deadline: May 29, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST
The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue STEM careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.
National Science Foundation and the Leakey Foundation - Middle Stone Age NSF REU
Application Deadline: June 1, 2019 (for 2020 field season)
This REU is designed to engage students in the study of early modern humans during the time period when our species evolved sophisticated foraging behaviors. The REU includes a month of field work and a month of museum or laboratory research in archaeology, paleontology, geochronology, geochemistry, and geology. College freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are welcome to apply. Applicants must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the US.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine - Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships
Application Deadline: June 3, 2019
Interns typically undertake one or more short-term research projects designed to assist with or to enhance ongoing study projects. The projects undertaken by the SSB standing committees and ad hoc task groups are in constant flux, with studies being completed and new studies beginning on a regular basis. Although this makes it difficult to predict just what the interns will get to work on, it also ensures their exposure to the different stages of the study process –from project initiation, through the committee process, and the final publication of committee reports - as several studies are being undertaken simultaneously.
U.S. Department of State - Spring 2020 Student Internship Program
Application Deadline: June 3, 2019
The Department of State tries to provide student interns with opportunities both educationally and professionally substantive in nature. The purpose of the program is to provide students with insight into the work of U.S. foreign policy and the administration of the U.S. Department of State and its diplomatic facilities around the world.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Various Internships
Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2019
Fulbright Germany - Fulbright Award Opportunities
Application Deadline: Oct. 8, 2019
For 2020-2021, Fulbright Germany welcomes applications from U.S. students and scholars from all disciplines. Grants are available for study/research awards and for research/lecture awards.
Center for U.S. Policy Internships
The internships are for individuals interested in law, public policy, or communications. Third- and fourth-year undergraduate students majoring in political science, criminal justice, communications, or related fields; law students; and graduate students in public policy programs are encouraged to apply. Our most successful applicants possess strong research, writing, and interpersonal skills. The position is either paid or for academic credit.
Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP)
Connects underrepresented students with STEM funding and research opportunities and provides faculty and administrators with tools and resources to help promote the positive factors that keep underrepresented students on the STEM pathway into successful STEM careers. Before visiting the IBP site, take a moment to view a quick video tutorial, demonstrating how to use their advanced search page to narrow search results. CLICK HERE to view the video.
National Science Foundation (Multidisciplinary)
Search for other opportunities for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) through the NSF search page.
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
The University of New Orleans in conjunction with the University of Louisiana system is proud to announce its membership in the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) for the 2018/19 Academic Year.
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)is a national organization whose mission is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.
What is Undergraduate Research?
An inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.