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Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

We will be posting opportunities available to STEM students throughout the year. Keep checking as we will be updating every time we get more information. Here you can find information about available internships, fellowships, summer and semester research experiences, etc.

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Career Services: Job Opportunities Benefiting Southern Students
JOBSs is a robust online job board available 24/7 to students and alumni looking for full-time or part-time work, co-ops, internships, and on-campus student employment. It is powered by NACElink, DirectEmployers Association, and Symplicity. And best of all, it is designed specifically for Southern Connecticut State University students and alumni.

Safeguard Internship 
The Safeguard Internship Program offer participants the opportunity to work at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, and Seattle, Washington. Safeguards monitor nuclear activities under the Non-Proliferation Treaty. The internships program provides participants with a mentor to work with on safeguard assignments. Participants also attend a short course on Introduction to Nuclear Safeguards. 

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National Security Internship
The National Security Internship Program has various tracks for internship and Post-Graduate candidates. These tracks include Signature Science & Technology, and Computational Statistical Analysis. Internship positions last a minimum of 10 months and candidates are paid an hourly-wage. Post-Graduate positions last a minimum of 6 months and candidates are paid a monthly salary and receive insurance. 

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Undergraduate Science Internship 
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship offers science and engineering students paid summer and semester internships. This program provides students with training and research opportunities at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories. 

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Computing, Math, & Data Science Internship
The Computing, Math, & Data Science Internship offers candidates the opportunity to solve challenging problems using cutting-edge technology. Interns are placed in one of six technical groups: Applied Statistics & Computational Modeling, Cyber Security, Data Sciences & Analytics, Software Engineering & Architectures, Visual Analytics, and Analysis & Operations.

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Supercool Metals
Machinist/Processing Engineer/Technician

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Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) 
College Internship Program

Recognizing the need to provide hands-on work experience not typically available to students in the traditional academic setting, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has established an internship program to acquaint students with DEEP’s mission. Our internship program allows qualified students to obtain academic credit from their institution, while also gaining valuable experience in the workforce. Attracting and retaining top-notch employees is crucial to the success of the DEEP. To foster both their personal and professional growth, interns are afforded an opportunity to familiarize themselves with hands-on work of the Agency, such as research, monitoring, enforcement, environmental clean-up, community involvement, and prevention.

Application deadline: Summer Semester Internship: March 1st | Fall Semester Internship: July 1st | Spring Semester Internship: November 1st

Eligibility requirements: The DEEP seeks students who have completed their sophomore year of academic courses and earned 60 academic credits. Students must be currently enrolled in either a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree Program. Applicants from a variety of academic majors are sought, including those who are in, but are not limited to, the following program areas: Biology, Business, Chemistry & Physical Sciences, Civil Engineering, Conservation Law Enforcement, Ecology, Economics, Energy, Environmental Education, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fisheries, Forestry, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geology, Information Technology (IT), Land Use/Planning, Mechanical Engineering, Public & Environmental Policy, Recycling/Materials Management, Sustainability, and/or Wildlife.

Apply: Those interested in applying may submit their application, unofficial transcript, resume, and relevant course list to the address noted on the  application, or it may be submitted via e-mail at All applications must have an original signature.

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Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Eligibility requirements:  Junior and senior STEM students at Southern Connecticut State University are encouraged to apply for internships working with agricultural scientists at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Students will work with Agricultural Station research scientists on projects applicable to areas of agriculture and plant science useful for improving the lives on residents living in Connecticut.

Apply:Students should contact Dr. Roberts or Dr. Silady in the Biology Department for assistance to identify research scientists at the Agricultural Station working on projects of interest to the student. The student will then apply to the Agricultural Station research scientist's laboratory for an internship. If accepted, the Biology Department faculty sponsor and Agricultural Station research scientist will assist the student with the paperwork to add Biology 497 to their schedule. Further descriptions of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station laboratories can be accessed here.