Many companies and organizations will soon be announcing they are accepting applications for their upcoming summer internship programs. Below is a list of the top STEM internship programs that work with typically underrepresented students.
- Explore Microsoft Program – How cool would it be if you got to explore different roles in software development in your freshman or sophomore year? If you aspire to be a software developer and are currently majoring in a technical field like Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering, apply for the Explore Microsoft program and find out.
- Google Internships – Their interns are a part of Google—involved and solving problems from the start. As a technical intern, you are excited about tackling the hard problems in technology. With internships across the globe, ranging from Software Engineering to User Experience, we offer many opportunities to grow with us. The internships below are not exhaustive, but provide a taste of what’s available.
- Merck – Join a program that provides exemplary students with the opportunity to work on meaningful assignments and gain real word experiences. Internships: 9 to 11 week assignments between June and August.
- General Motors – Are you ready to get a head start toward a game-changing career and be a part of the team that helps shape the future of transportation? GM proudly offers a range of student opportunities in challenging hands-on, cross-functional environments. Explore their programs to find the best fit for your background and interests.
- Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program – Clean Cities, in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Vehicle Technologies Program, offers students across the country the opportunity to work with community-based Clean Cities coalitions. In these paid internships, students can work on a variety of projects that reduce petroleum in the transportation sector, including communication on alternative fuels, fleet analysis, and stakeholder outreach. Internships with Clean Cities coalitions are available throughout the year for undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate students studying communications, public relations, business, marketing, engineering, or environmental sciences.
- The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program – Encourages undergraduate students to pursue STEM careers by providing research experiences at the DOE laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 15 participating DOE laboratories. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.