Internship Opportunities

Manufacturing Associate Description

CSBio is a fast-paced growing peptide CMO founded in 1993. Our initial products were a complete line of automated synthesizers for manufacturing and process development, with a focus on cGMP production. In 1994, we opened our custom peptide facility and began producing high quality compounds for research organizations and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. In 2004, we opened our peptide production facility in Menlo Park, CA and in 2014, we expanded our production capability through the addition of a new, state of the art building dedicated to cGMP peptide production. In 2017, we passed a FDA inspection and were recommended to be approved for commercial drug substance manufacturing. We are seeking qualified individuals to join us as ENTRY LEVEL Manufacturing Associates at our Menlo Park facility.

To Apply: Submit your resume to douglas.le"at" Please include in the subject line the title of the position you are applying for (Manufacturing Associate).

Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP)

The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides an opportunity for college students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. Participating students spend ten weeks during the summer conducting research at approximately 38 DoN laboratories. The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating college students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.

Applications are accepted: August 20, 2018.

CAE in Cyber Operations Summer Intern Program

The Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations Summer Intern Program (CAE-Cyber Ops Summer Intern Program) is the National Security Agency's (NSA) premier outreach program for students enrolled in the Cyber Operations specialization at NSA-designated universities. Selectees will be invited to participate in a 12-week summer program to gain knowledge of specific cyber-related topics and apply educational knowledge to address various real world mission-related technical challenges. Participants in the program will work on a broad range of problems involving applications of computer science and engineering.

Applications are accepted: Sep 1st- Oct 31st each year.

Computer Science Intern Program (CSIP)

In the Computer Science Intern Program (CSIP), you will gain first-hand experience in critical work at NSA, while making a valuable contribution to national security. And you’ll be earning a salary too! As a CSIP intern, you will have the opportunity to apply your computer science skills to NSA hardware and software systems.

Applications are accepted: Sep 1st- Oct 31st each year.


Provided hands-on training and educational work experience for students interested in Information Technology (IT). Advanced students maybe placed in neighboring Silicon Valley companies.

Contact: Joe Lipsig at 408-864-5712 or

Volunteer to work at the The Cheeseman ESA

The ESA is located next to the Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies. It is a lush natural garden containing some 400 species of plants representing 12 California natural communities. Volunteers are needed to build a monarch garden, construct raised beds for edible crops, and upkeep the gardens.
Diana Martinez Email:

Environmental Studies:


The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s summer internship program provides an opportunity for talented college students (undergraduate and graduate) and educators to come to MBARI for a period of 10 weeks to work on a specific project under MBARI staff supervision.

Deadline: February 2019.

Cal Academy of Science

The Summer Systematic Institute and Biological Illustration internships will be offered June - August 2019. SSI is an 8-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Deadline to apply is February 2019.

2016 Transfer-to-Excellence (TTE) Summer Research Program

The TTE Summer Research Program provides research experience for undergraduates (REU) who are enrolled in community colleges. Opportunities currently available are in the following technical areas:

  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Robotics
  • Program Date: June - August 2019
  • Location: UC Berkeley
  • Application Deadline: January 2019
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Gladstone Institutes PUMAS Internship Program

Want to do research in a lab this summer in San Francisco? Promoting Underrepresented Minorities Advancing in the Sciences (PUMAS) is a paid biomedical research internship program; students make approximately $5,000 over the summer. The Gladstone Institutes PUMAS program is now accepting applications; the deadline to apply is February 2019 at 6pm.

Gladstone is a non-profit biomedical research organization located on UCSF’s Mission Bay campus. During the program, PUMAS interns are paired with a scientific mentor and work on an individual research project in one of our laboratories. PUMAS interns work part-time (~30 hrs/week) over the course of 9-weeks (Monday 6/13 – Friday 8/12) and participate in a final poster session where they present their research findings to the scientific community here at Gladstone and UCSF.

Potential Research Areas Include:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Virology & Immunology
  • Neurological disease
  • Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Banding

The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory is dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats through science and outreach. We are located in Milpitas. SFBBO’s Coyote Creek Field Station bands birds throughout the year to study bird migration patterns and the bird community of one of the largest riparian habitats in the South Bay Area. We seek an intern (or two) to work with Landbird Program biologists to band birds, train and work with volunteers, and analyze and manage data.
Banding occurs on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings (45 minutes before sunrise) at the Field Station. Interns will be expected to work 1-2 days a week (flexible).

Contact: Josh Scullen or Yiwei Wang; 524 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95064; Email: jscullen"at" and

The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Science Outreach Internship

The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory (SFBBO) is seeking a part-time intern to assist with science outreach activities. The internship will be based in Milpitas, CA, and the work hours can be flexible around the intern’s schedule. The intern will receive training and mentorship from SFBBO’s Outreach and Communications Director and will develop their skills in citizen science, fundraising, and community outreach techniques. We will accept applications on a rolling basis.
To Apply: Please e-mail the following materials to Outreach and Communications Director Kristin Butler, 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) list of two references (names, email addresses, and phone numbers). Include all materials in one Word or PDF file, and include your last name in the file name.

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