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 diversity in intellectual perspectives, life experiences and cultures represented in academia and industry. Click here for more details. Deadline is November 30, 2018.

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. 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

REU Opportunities

Biomedical Engineering in Simulations, Imaging, and Modeling (BME-SIM) at East Carolina University

The summer program will take place from May 18th – July 27th.  Program participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, on-campus housing, meal plan, travel to the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) annual meeting, and reimbursement of travel funds (dependent on need). Rising juniors and seniors, students from underrepresented groups (women, minorities, and persons with disabilities), veterans, and students from academic institutions with limited research opportunities are encouraged to apply. Qualifications include US Citizen or permanent resident, major in engineering, basic sciences, math, computer science or related disciplines, and strong academic record. Information about the research projects, faculty mentors, and application instructions can be found on the website for this REU program ( Please direct any students’ questions to georges@ecu.eduStarting February 15th, 2019, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign SROP Program  

This program pairs students with renowned University of Illinois faculty in their respective fields of study to conduct graduate-level research.  The faculty mentor will be from a discipline, or is involved in research, that matches the participant’s research interests.  This program is open to ALL disciplines/majors.  All SROP participants will: Have an opportunity to earn up to three credit hours of independent study during the summer, which may be transferred to their home institution. Attend a weekly seminar designed to teach how to write and publish academic papers, Have the opportunity to present their summer research project at the Illinois Summer Research Symposium (ISRS), Assigned to a research team consisting of approximately 10 SROP participants from similar majors. Receive a stipend of up to $3,500 and will be provided with room and board and travel expenses to and from the summer program. Receive books, supplies and materials needed to support their participation in the academic workshops, writing course, and team meetings. Applicants should be: United States citizens, permanent residents, or those with DACA status, Juniors or those who will not graduate before December 2019, Those with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To apply, visit If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to (Be sure to include your name and undergraduate institution with each e-mail correspondence. The last day to apply is February 10, 2019. 

STROBE Research Experience for Undergraduates In Imaging
The STROBE NSF Science and Technology Center for Real-Time Functional Imaging is recruiting undergraduate students for an 8-10 week summer research experience in imaging sciences. Participants will gain first-hand experience in a cutting-edge research environment with guidance from a mentor and training in writing, presentations, and communications. Click here to learn more. Applications close February 8, 2019.

The Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)
With one application, apply for a research experience at three summer research sites. Visit each institution’s website for specific information on opportunities and program requirements. Click here to learn more. Applications close February 1, 2019.

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 12 weeks at $10/hour over the summer (May-August). Students must apply with a faculty mentor. Click here to download the application. Application is now closed.