University Internships

The Research Internships in Science and Engineering Program (RISE) at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), run by the Materials Research Laboratory, provides an opportunity for students from all over the country to travel to UCSB and work in a research laboratory for 10 weeks. Internships span an array of fields including materials, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, computer science, and mechanical engineering. Applications and information on the program can be found at .

NASA and the University of Minnesota, Minnesota Space Grant Consortium.  For an up-to-date list of NASA internship opportunities, go to and follow the NASA Internship link.    The majority of NASA internship opportunities can be accessed through the OSSI (One Stop Shopping Initiative)NIFS (NASA Interns, Fellows and Scholars) then follow the “Search Opportunities” tab to find program(s) that interest you.

The Maritime Studies Program of Williams College & Mystic Seaport in Connecticut is offering an interdisciplinary undergraduate semester focused on the world’s oceans with courses in history, marine sciences, environmental policy, and literature of the sea. We encourage applications from undergraduate students of all majors from accredited four-year institutions. Each semester students from 12 to 14 different colleges representing up to 15 majors attend Williams-Mystic. Sophomores, juniors and seniors may attend. No previous sailing experience is necessary, but we seek students who are eager for new experiences and who look forward to studying in a compelling academic environment. Please note that Williams-Mystic operates on a rolling admissions basis. We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible for Fall  or Spring. Visit the website: