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This page contains a list of select volunteer and internship opportunities available for all Northeastern students. Visit the SCSE staff for information about additional opportunities and for help with applications.

Featured Volunteer Opportunities

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has volunteer opportunities available at different centers in and around the Chicago area that can benefit students of all majors.

Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo has volunteer opportunities for all majors and would be particularly useful for students who enjoy the outdoors and learning more about animals, nature and conservation.

Mercy Hospital

Mercy hospital has volunteer opportunities for students of all majors and may be particularly useful for students with a pre-health focus.

La Rabida Children’s Hospital

Click here for a brochure  that contains information about volunteering at La Rabida Children’s Hospital.  Opportunities are available for students of all majors with interests that include literacy, nursing, tutoring and many other areas.

Featured Internships

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The ACS provides internship opportunities available in research universities and at companies around the United States.

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Many research opportunities are available for students majoring in mathematics or with an interest in applied mathematical research. This resource also provides many internship opportunities in industry.

Association of American Medical Colleges

Many of these opportunities are geared toward pre-medical students and students interested in pursuing medical careers, and Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. scientists.

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

This resource provides a list of companies that usually have internship opportunities for physics students. In order to apply for the internships, go to each company’s website and apply in their “career opportunities” area.

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

The National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program opportunities are available for all majors. Many of these experiences are available in partnership with research labs at various academic institutions.

Pathways to Science

About 900 research opportunities are available each year. The current opportunities are useful for all majors.

Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

The goal of the SROP program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate and research careers. Undergraduates from all majors are prepared for graduate schools through research opportunities available at participating universities.




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