In State

Research Opportunities In State

Below you will find a list of opportunities in the Chicagoland area. This is not an extensive list. The list will be updated regularly with new deadlines and updated information.

For questions related to a program, please look through the program's website and reach out to them directly.

Last updated: 11/20/2019
ProgramTimeframeEligibilityDACAApplication OpensApplication Deadline
American Anthropological Association InternshipsVaries by InternshipVaries by Internship
ASPIRESummerDecember 1, 2019
Bitch Media Writing Fellowship January 1 – March 30
April 1 – June 30
July 1 – September 30
October 1 – December 31
June 30, 2019
Cancer Undergraduate Research and EducationSummerInterest in the biological sciences U.S. citizens/Permanent Residents of the US (with green card); Members of an underserved population (African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander or Native American).
Center to Tree Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF)SummerVaries by Internship
CHCI-United Health Foundation (UHF) Scholar Intern ProgramAcademic YearMinimum 3.0 GPA, DACA eligible, demonstrated financial need, degree that leads to a health careerYes
CHEC Research Fellows ProgramSummer & Academic YearUS Citizen/Permanent Resident to be eligible to receive the $3600 stipend December 2, 2019February 28, 2020
Chicago Region Physical Sciences-Oncology Center SummerBe members of an underserved population. Freshmen/Sophomores/Juniors pursuing a major in engineering, applied mathematics, or a physical science. Bioscience majors also considered.
Have completed at least one college course in biology by the program’s start date.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago InternshipsSummerVaries by Internship
Field Museum Internships for Women in Science SummerChicagoland or NW Indiana Resident
Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) Focus on your FutureSummerUnderrepresented minorities enrolled in collegeYes
Newberry Undergraduate Library SeminarSpring SemesterBe a UIC undergraduate student
Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research (PSOMER)SummerUS Citizen/Permanent Resident
Shedd Aquarium Research and Evaluation Volunteers
Summer Internships Available at Simmons Cancer Institute
Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)SummerBe a US Citizen/Permanent Resident November 1, 2019February 1, 2020
Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) at NorthwesternSummerSophomore/Junior.
3.3 GPA; U.S. citizen Permanent Resident;
Interest in pursuing a doctoral degree (PhD)
November 1, 2019February 10, 2020
Summer Undergraduate Research Program on Health Disparities (SURPHD)SummerJunior/Senior
The Obama Foundation Fellowship Program