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Global Learning has curated a list of international summer research opportunities that have worked well for Hamilton students in the past, many of which are with programs and institutions we already partner with for other global programming.

Before you browse the programs listed below, don't forget to review the following funding opportunities you can apply for! 

Summer Funding Opportunities

  • 3/7/2024 - 11:59PM

    Gilman Scholarship

    Students who are U.S. Citizens and Pell Grant recipients may also qualify to apply for the Gilman Scholarship for additional funding.

  • 3/8/2024 - 12:00PM

    Hamilton College International Summer Research Fellowship

    Eligible Hamilton students are encourage to apply for the International Summer Research Fellowship to receive funding up to $6000 for qualified programs. Pre-application deadline is March 8 at noon.

Taiwan Programs

*This program uses the term "internship," but this is really a research program.

Deadline: Rolling until February 28

Learn more about the Taiwan International Internship Program

You can contact Professor Wei-Jen Chang for more information - wchang@hamilton.edu

Deadline: Rolling April 1-30

Learn more about the Institute of Molecular Biology Program

You can contact Professor Wei-Jen Chang for more information - wchang@hamilton.edu

 

Deadline: Rolling Feb. 20 - Apr. 15, 2024 (early bird discount Mar. 15)

Learn more about the Summer Research and Culture Program

You can contact Professor Wei-Jen Chang for more information - wchang@hamilton.edu

Deadline: Rolling Feb. 20 - Apr. 15, 2024 (early bird discount Mar. 15)

Learn more about the Intensive Research Program

You can also contact Professor Wei-Jen Chang for more information - wchang@hamilton.edu

DIS Research Assistantships

Projects in Copenhagen or Stockholm. Pre-application deadline is March 1 for Hamilton students. The final deadline is March 15.

(prereq: One year of biology, one year of chemistry, and one course with a lab component, all at university level.)

Learn more about the Microbrains Lab: Modeling Neurodegeneration project

Learn more about the Research Assistant: Acoustic Ecology of Urban Bats project 

(prereq: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at the university level)

Learn more about the Research Assistant: Antisense Peptide Nucleic Acid as New Generation of Precise Antibiotic Project

(prereq: One year of biology and one year of biochemistry at university level)

Learn more about the Research Assistant: Development of Novel Aptamers for Therapeutic and/or Diagnostic Purposes project

(prereq: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at the university level)

Learn more about the Research Assistant: Mesenchymal Stem Cell Extracellular Vesicles for β Cell Protection in Type 1 Diabetes project

(prereq: One research methods course, and one year of either psychology, game design, or media studies, all at university level)

Learn more about the Research Assistant: Understanding Human Behavior in Games project in Stockholm

(prereq: One course in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience, affective neuroscience, or those related to emotion at university level. Proficiency in Statistics and software applications such as R and SPSS is necessary)

Learn more about the Research Assistant: Unveiling Frustration project in Stockholm

Arcadia Summer Research Programs

  • Rolling Admission
  • Final deadline March 15 for (Dublin, Glasgow, Granada, King's College London, Limerick, Royal Veterinary College London) - others available too 
  • Programs mentioned above align with Hamilton Int’l Research Fellowship deadline
  • You will be given only 10 days to commit and pay a deposit

Learn more about the Arcadia Summer Research projects

Columbia University Summer Research

Summer Practicum in Global Neuroscience in Tokyo

3 weeks studying behavioral Neuroscience and participating in a professional Neuroscience conference.

Deadline: March 1

Learn more about the Columbia Summer Practicum in Global Neuroscience.

3 weeks based at the University of Cambridge studying Global Behavioral Neuroscience and participating in hands-on research alongside an international Junior Researcher Program.

Deadline: March 1 (note: rolling admission!)

Learn more about the Columbia Summer Research Practicum in Global Behavioral Science at the University of Cambridge.

Monterey Institute of International Studies

The Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Nonproliferation Studies at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) is a paid fellowship. Application deadline is February 29.

Fellows work in close collaboration with CNS staff members on different nonproliferation issues in areas including:

Eurasia
East Asia
Chemical and Biological Weapons
International Organizations and Nonproliferation
Export Control and Nonproliferation
Middle East Nonproliferation

You may find an international summer research opportunity on your own, and if you do, please do not hesitate to reach out to Global Learning for support!

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