For internships to be included on transcripts, students should register for the BME internship course with zero credits. (BME 4940)

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program
PAID research opportunities! The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program seeks to produce a new generation of STEM scholars and researchers that reflects the growing in intellectual perspectives, life experiences, and cultures represented in academia and industry. Click here for more details. The application is now closed.

MARC U*STAR Research Fellowship
Are you interested in getting paid to conduct scientific research right here at FIU? We are recruiting sophomores for the 2018-2020 MARC U*STAR cohort! Click here for more details. Click here to learn more about MARC U*STAR. The application is now closed.

PAID full-time Internship opportunity. Applicants must be willing and able to work 35+ hours per week during normal business hours. Several different intern positions within company are available. For more information, please contact

Lab Technician
Assist on various on-going and future projects. We are currently looking for assistance with manufacturing novel research / clinical devices, transporting samples, testing & banking samples, and engineering medical devices. This position can lead to independent projects and a greater role in the company (regardless of degree) depending on the candidate’s work ethic and aspirations. For more information, please contact

CURE Program
The Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence Program (CURE) was developed to pair undergraduate students with a faculty mentor in order to cultivate and strive for research success. Being a part of the CURE program ensures that throughout their undergraduate experience, students participate actively to develop research in preparation for life after graduation. » Learn More

CURE Program MedTech Track

The Coulter Undergraduate Research Excellence Program (CURE) MedTech Track was developed with the objective to introduce Biomedical Engineering students to concepts in Technology Transfer. Students will learn about identifying innovations in research and technology development that address unmet needs and the various routes to move these from academia to industry. The students will work alongside professionals in the Office of Technology Management and Commercialization to analyze cutting-edge FIU technologies for patentability, as well as the steps involved in marketing and licensing the technologies to potential collaborators/licensees. » Learn More

REU Opportunities

Norman Weldon Summer Research Internship- FIU Biomedical Engineering:
The FIU Biomedical Engineering Department has established an award for undergraduate students to participate in faculty research during the summer. The awards are intended to support students with an interest in pursuing a career in research with plans to attend graduate studies in biomedical engineering. Two students will be selected to conduct research in a faculty’s laboratory for 20 hr/week for 10 weeks at $10/hour over the summer (May-July). Students must apply with a faculty mentor. » Learn More