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Job & Internship Opportunities

Check out our current job & internship opportunities!

The BOLD Center is hiring!

The BOLD Center is hiring students for the 2014 ASPIRE Summer Bridge Program!
The three positions available are:
Lead Student Assistant (1 position available)
You will lead preparations and wrap-up activities for ASPIRE (mid-May through early July), and serve in full-time RA/SLA role during the program (see position descriptions below), serving as the initial point-of-contact for evening/overnight issues. The ideal candidate will also continue to support community-building activities for ASPIRE 2014 participants during the 2014-15 academic year as a BOLD student assistant.
Residential Assistant (4-5 positions available)
You will live in the dorm, facilitate student study and social groups, and ensure participants’ well being. The Resident Advisor position does involve weekend and overnight work, and has a work schedule that varies each night.
Student Life Assistant (~5 positions available)
You will facilitate student study and social groups, coordinate and support various activities throughout the program. The Student Life Assistant position does involve weekday and weekend day & evening work, and has a varying work schedule depending on the ASPIRE schedule and the candidates other summer commitments.

Click here to apply!
Review of applications will take place immediately. If selected, a BOLD Center staff member will contact you to schedule an interview. Dates of employment for ASPIRE Summer Bridge positions are June 23-29, 2014 (unless stated otherwise), and training will be held on Friday, June 20. The start and end dates of the positions are not negotiable. Please contact Dr. Bev Louie (303.492.4967), or Dr. LaRuth McAfee (303.492.8809), for any questions regarding these positions.

Apply for PREP (Professional Research Experience Program)!

Engage in research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder through PREP. Click here for more information about the types of research conducted at NIST. Applicable majors include most Engineering departments, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics. If interested, submit a current resume to Resumes are due at NIST by April 1st and positions will begin in the summer and through the academic year.

NCAR High Altitude Observatory (HAO) Summer Internship!

The NCAR HAO Summer internship is a 10-week program from May 19th to August 1st and is open to BOLD STUDENTS ONLY. The pay rate is $15.35/hour. You will assist with the design, construction and field deployment of two instruments designed to measure magnetic fields within the solar chromospheres; assist with the design and construction of Fabry-Perot instrumentation projects for use in monitoring thermospheric winds; and assist with the preliminary design effort for a solar coronagraph observatory.

The application deadline is Thursday, March 21st, and interviews will be conducted on Wednesday, April 9th.

For more information and to apply, click here, or speak with Kaitlyn O’Toole in The BOLD Center.

UCAR is hiring!

Do you want to do work that really means something? Contribute your skills and expertise to worthwhile projects, and challenge yourself to learn and grow professionally? UCAR is currently hiring for several engineering positions, both careers and internships, right here in Boulder! New positions are being continually added, so make sure to click here to check out all of the current openings.

2014 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

CU LSAMP-REU is a paid summer research opportunity for undergraduates interested in gaining a deeper understanding in an engineering-related field and to have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week duration under the auspices of a Cornell Engineering faculty research mentor. The program runs from June 1 – August 8. The application deadline is March 1st. Click here to learn more information and to apply.

Columbia Business School is hiring for their 2014 Summer Research Internship Program

This highly selective program provides the interns with the opportunity to work on a research project with CBS’ leading faculty and researchers in finance, economics, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, accounting, and data analytics.

The program runs from June 1-August 2. On-campus housing and a stipend will be provided. Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply!

REU Opportunity at Iowa State University!

Iowa State University is accepting applications for The Microscale Sensing Actuation and Imaging (MoSAIc) REU. It will provide participants with a ten-week research experience focusing on fundamental research experiences related to design & manufacturing of micro/nanoscale sensors, actuators and smart materials and in advanced imaging and diagnostic systems. Click here to learn more about this REU and to apply!

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is hiring!

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2014 Internship Program. The application deadline is 11:59 PM Friday, March 7th.

Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be actively enrolled during the 2014 academic year are welcome to apply. Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply!

NASA is recruiting interns!

NASA is actively recruiting interns for its paid summer internship program! Internships are available in a wide variety of disciplines including engineering, physics, astronomy, life and earth sciences, and even some business and finance. The deadline to apply is March 1st.

Click here, to complete your base application and apply for up to 15 specific internship opportunities.

UW Summer Research Program in Environmental Health

The UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP) is a funded, nine-week summer experience for undergraduates with an interest in environmental health sciences. EHREP provides students with hands on experience in laboratories of leading researchers, introduces them to key environmental and occupational health issues while offering research exposure that will help them become competitive for graduate school.  Students will work full-time under the supervision of a faculty mentor and will receive a stipend of $5,200.

To read more about this opportunity and to apply, click here.

CU-LEAD Student Symposium now accepting applications!

CU-LEAD is now accepting applications for student presenters at the symposium. The CU-LEAD Alliance Student Symposium is a campus-wide event designed to showcase the creative and scholarly projects and research of CU-LEAD students across all disciplines at the University of Colorado Boulder. The symposium’s goal is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for student, faculty, and staff to engage in dialogue and encourage students to consider pursuing a postgraduate education.

To find out more about this opportunity and to apply, click here. The symposium will be held on March 10, 2014.

Undergraduate Job Opportunities in Space Flight Operations

CU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics is hiring undergraduate students to train as Command Controllers for its Space Flight Operations Team. LASP currently operates four NASA satellites and new missions are on the way.

If this sounds right for you, click here to learn more about the position and how to apply!

2014 REU in Miniature Robotics at the University of Maryland

This opportunity is a 10-week summer program. Students will develop their research projects, attend tutorial seminars, visit local government labs, attend professional and academic development seminars, and more! Selected participants will receive a $5,000 stipend and funding is available for on-campus housing and travel support.

For more information on this opportunity and how to apply, click here.

Environment Colorado is hiring!

Interested in an internship located here in Colorado? Environment Colorado is hiring interns to help educate and engage more citizens and students about important environmental issues happening in our world today. To learn more about their open internship positions, click here. 

The Forest Bioproducts Research Institute is offering a summer undergraduate research fellowship

This is a 10 week summer program offered to 10 highly qualified undergraduate students. The opportunity will take place in The University of Maine and the University of Concepcion, Chile. Students will have the opportunity to perform research on pressing global issues relating to sustainable product development and biofuel generation from Woody Biomass.

To learn more information about this opportunity, click here.

Undergraduate Research at the Nano-Bio Interface

This 10 week program is designed to give undergraduate students the opportunity to work with scientists on the cutting-edge of nanoscale research. Students in this summer research program will work with a mentor on a project that will give the student experience with substantial aspects of doing science.

Applications are due February 28, 2014. Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend. For more information, click here.

SOARS is hiring!

SOARS is accepting applications now through February 1st. This opportunity will aid undergraduate students in conducting summer research and they will receive strong mentoring and community support. To read more about open positions or to apply, click here.

Cybersecurity Research Experience for Undergraduates in Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park

The Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is seeking applications for Scholars to become integral members of team-based research projects in cybersecurity coordinated by faculty in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2). Students majoring in engineering, computer science, math, and physical science are strongly encouraged to apply.

To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, click here.

NASA Langley Research Center has current Research Internship Opportunities!

The Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars (LARSS) Program is a paid, unique, and highly competitive research internship program for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). LARSS is a year-round research internship program with 3 sessions – fall and spring (15 weeks) and summer (10 weeks).

If you are interested in reading more about this position, it’s requirements and how to apply, click here.

The Colorado Space Grant is hiring!

The CU Space Grant is looking to hire an undergraduate student for a new position funded by NASA to engage with students at community colleges who are planning on transferring and/or who have transferred to CU and other 4-year institutions across the state. This position will assist in the development and facilitation of a summer experience program on the CU campus.

For more information about the position, click here.
If you have questions or would like to submit your resume, email

Opportunities Available through the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Engage in research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder through PREP (Professional Research Experience Program). Click here for more information about the types of research conducted at NIST. Applicable majors include most Engineering departments, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics. If interested, submit a current résumé to  Résumé files are updated yearly after August 1st.

Raytheon is Hiring a Summer Intern!

Interested in a 2014 summer internship in El Segundo, CA? Raytheon may be the perfect opportunity for you. To apply, candidates must have completed their Sophomore year in Engineering by May 2014. To find out more & apply, click here. Make sure to enter this requisition number in the KEYWORD/ID block: 46739BR

2014 Summer Internship Opportunities at Lexmark in Boulder!

Lexmark is now accepting applications for 2014 summer internships right here in Boulder, Colorado! They are hiring for various positions such as; Chemical Engineer intern, Software Engineer intern, Test Engineer intern, Facilities Engineering intern, and Environmental Health & Safety intern. To read more information about how to apply or the various job descriptions, click here. To apply, click here.

Qualcomm is Hiring!

Qualcomm is hiring for various job positions and internships!

To learn more about open jobs and internships, click here. If you are wanting to search their career opportunities, under “create the impossible, be extraordinary,” click on ‘search jobs.’ If you are looking for an internship opportunity, they are currently hiring a Systems Engineer, Hardware Engineer, and Software Engineer. When you follow the link listed above, type in ‘internships’ in the search bar.

Software Engineer II Position open at UNAVCO!

UNAVCO is looking for a Full Time/Three Quarter Time Software Engineer. This position will be responsible for providing critical support to the Geodesy Data Archive functions. You will collaborate with other software engineers and data scientists on systems requirements and design, and you will develop software components and systems and web tools supporting data archiving, and distribution of data and metadata to their global network of researchers and data centers. They have opportunities for special projects to utilize your unique set of skills to help them build the next generation of tools for enabling geodetic science.

To find out more information about the position and it’s requirements, or to apply, click here.