Links to summer opportunities for undergraduate statistics students

Thanks to Shonda Kuiper (Grinnell College) and the Isostat list for compiling these. * options are especially appropriate.

*NSF summer undergraduate research opportunities in the mathematical sciences:

A very similar list is available from AMS: The AMS list is updated at the end of January.  

*Internship Opportunities in Statistics (American Statistical Association) Many of these are for graduate students but some are for undergraduates.

Internship & Co-op Opportunities for Undergraduates (American Mathematical Society)

*Summer Institute for Training Biostatistics (SIBS):  a summer training course on Biostatistics for undergraduates to help address a growing imbalance between the demand and supply for biostatisticians.  APPLICATIONS FOR 2009 WILL BE ACCEPTED STARTING DECEMBER 1, 2008.

Boston University -
North Carolina State University -
University of Wisconsin-Madison -

*National Institute of Standards and Technology summer undergraduate research program: a few others at Application Deadline for the 2009 Summer program is expected to be Feb. 17, 2009.

*Paid summer internship at Energy Information Administration’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Opportunities are available to students from all disciplines, particularly for those with backgrounds in: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Operations Research, Business/Finance, Web Design/Development The deadline to apply for a summer internship is February 27, 2009. Applications will be accepted on a regular basis and only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Note: This website may also be used to apply for internships (both full-time and part-time) during the rest of the year.

*Hope College: Statistical Genetics Application deadline: February 27, 2009.

Joint Program in Survey Methodology: combines paid summer research assistantship at several Federal Statistical Agencies in Washington, DC and ongoing educational seminars in survey research. The web page application process is available from September 2 until January 15 at 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time.

The Summer Undergraduate Mathematical Science Research Institute (SUMSRI) is a program conducted under the guidance of Miami University's Department of Mathematics and Statistics. We seek talented undergraduate students in the mathematical sciences who are interested in pursuing advanced degrees. Because of the shortage of minorities and women mathematical scientists, we are especially interested in, but not limited to, African Americans and other underrepresented minorities and women. , Application deadline: March 1, 2009

The Interdisciplinary Computational Thinking and Plant Biology Research Program for Undergraduates (Interdisciplinary UBRP-CT: is a 12 week paid summer research experience (roughly $300/week) with many additional enrichment activities. Additional stipends for travel, room and board are included. Students majoring in computer science, mathematics, management information systems, statistics, engineering, physics, or plant sciences and who are US citizens or permanent residents of the US are eligible to apply. The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2009.

Mayo Clinic Division of Biostatistics internship

FBI HONORS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Applications for the Summer 2009 Program are being accepted on an ongoing basis and must be received by September 30, 2008.

Tech-Interns: Undergraduate and Graduate Science and Engineering Internships:  
The deadline for applications is February 25, 2009.

Kennedy Space Center Internship Program (KIP) for college undergraduate students  

Boeing Internship:

REU in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics Program   Application deadline is Friday, February 27th, 2009.

Other opportunities for undergraduate students interested in statistics: