Research & Employment Opportunities in Chemistry

Faculty Openings

Find current faculty employment opportunities listed on the Dean of Faculty site.


Summer Science Undergraduate Research Fellows Program at Amherst

Amherst College Summer Science Research Fellowship Program Amherst College Summer Research Fellowships in the Sciences - June 3rd through August 9th; Apply by Feb. 17, 2019.

Are you a first- or second-year student considering a career in science or as a medical professional? A SURF  research experience may help you determine if this career path is right for you by providing you with valuable research skills, experience using state-of the art instrumentation and research techniques, and connections to a vibrant community of research scientists. Find out more about faculty research areas and Amherst's SURF program.


External Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

The Fred Hutch site (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) offers a pdf list of biomedical research internships offered nationwide.  This site features approximately 260 biomedical research internships... for high school, under-graduate,  post-baccalaureate, graduate, and first-year medical students. 

Frequently the Chemistry Department receives notices of summer research programs for undergraduates; see these opportunites below.

Summer Research at CalTech - Wave Fellows Program - The WAVE Fellows program provides support for talented undergraduates intent on pursuing a Ph.D. to conduct a 10-week summer research project at Caltech.  Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or students with DACA status. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.  Competitive applicants will have completed sophomore-level courses in desired research field, have demonstrated through academic and/or co-curricular activities a passion for research, and can articulate how their research interests align with Caltech's research areas. The most competitive applicants will have prior research experience.  Support: WAVE Fellows will receive a $6420 award for the ten-week program. An additional housing/travel supplement of $580 will be provided.  Application: Online applications are due January 12, 2020.  For more information, visit http://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/wavefellows

Summer Research at CalTech - AMGEN Scholars Program - Caltech's Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology, chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, medical engineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors, must be attending a four-year university in the US at time of application, and must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or students with DACA status. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required. Support: Amgen Scholars will receive a $6420 award, round-trip air transportation, and campus housing. Application: Online applications are due February 15, 2020.  For more information, please visit www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/amgen_scholars