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STEM & Scientific Research

Our options are not limited to the internships listed below. Organizations listed reflect sites where WCSC has recently placed students or those that are currently looking for interns. Please feel free to do your own research and do not hesitate to contact WCSC for further opportunities.

Neural & Psychological Research

Health & Human Biology

  • Georgetown University Histocompatibility Lab – lab research on kidney, liver and other tissues for organ donation compatibility.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)– Leading health research organization.
    • Highly competitive internships. Interested students should search the websites and identify several researchers who they would like to work with. WCSC faculty can assist students in making contacts.  See all 27 Institutes and Centers.
    • Fall and spring semesters only

Plant Biology

  • Smithsonian Museum of Natural History – Research institute and national museum containing the largest collection of natural history specimens in the US. Works to preserve records of flora and fauna, and educate the public.
    • Past interns have worked with identifying and cataloguing the Smithsonian’s vast collection of plant material.

Physics & Space


WCSC staff will work with engineering students to identify internship options that fit their interests and specializations.

Additional Opportunities

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