Current 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).


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

Energy Management and Building Science Internships

LEARN how to DESIGN and INSTALL RESIDENTIAL SOLAR systems- Next training- Saturday, Feb 13 - 9:00AM- 12:00 Noon. Earn transferable academic credit for your hours worked. Contact BILL ROEDER (roederwilliam"at" for more information.

Water Policy Project Internship

The Water Policy Project is a DASB funded project which joins the fields of Political Science and Environmental Studies to spread conservation awareness efforts on the De Anza campus and to teach students advocacy skills on the issue of water policy in our region and state. Students will have the opportunity to put their public policy advocacy skills to work locally and regionally, as well as participation at the California Water Policy Conference in April 2016. All travel expenses, housing and meals will be covered by the Water Policy Project. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

For more information please contact:
Jim Nguyen: Email: nguyenjames"at", Phone: (408) 864-5551
Alicia De Toro: Email: detoroalicia"at",  Phone: (408) 864-5317

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
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: All materials must be received by 1700 PST, February 2, 2016.

Cal Academy of Science

The Summer Systematic Institute and Biological Illustration internships will be offered June 13 to August 5, 2016. The application period is now open.  Deadline to apply is Friday, February 5, 2016. Applications received after Midnight on February 5,  2016 will not be reviewed.  SSI is an 8-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

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 4-August 6, 2016
  • Location: UC Berkeley
  • Application Deadline: January 29, 2016
  • More information:

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 Monday, February 29, 2016 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

Apply online:

ASSURE Internship Program at Space Sciences Lab

The Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL) at the University of California, Berkeley is a nationally renowned lab created to better understand Earth's atmosphere and space environment, the Sun, Solar System, and the Universe.

The ASSURE program, supported by the National Science Foundation provides up to ten summer internship placements for community college and first generation students to conduct cutting-edge research projects, supervised by leading experts in the space science and engineering fields. Students interested in physics, chemistry, geology, earth science, astronomy, computer sciences would be excellent candidates for ASSURE.

The application deadline is 1st February 2016


The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory  Banding Internship

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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