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Northwestern Core Facilities Internship Program

Northwestern Core Facilities Internship Program 2023

Key Dates

  • Apply by 3/4/24
  • Interviews: 3/11/24 – 3/22/24
  • Final Decisions: 4/12/24
  • Program Dates: 6/3/24 – 8/9/24


  • $17.00-$18.50

Internship Eligibility

  • Be pursuing or recently completed undergraduate degree in any STEM field 
  • Have completed at least one advanced lab class
  • Eligible to be paid by Northwestern University as an employee
  • Able to commute to work (opportunities in Evanston or Chicago)
  • Able to work at least 3 days a week

How to Apply

  • Identify areas of interest (Biomedical, Materials, Chemistry, General)
  • Identify faculty member who can provide a letter of recommendation
    • Northwestern will contact reference on your behalf 
  • Describe your interest in the program (500 words or less)
  • Upload application here: 


Opportunities May Include:

  • Performing calibrations and routine maintenance of analytical and imaging equipment
  • Hands-on operation of modern instrumentation
  • Assisting with daily operations of core facilities
  • Preparing DNA/RNA samples for genomics studies
  • Characterization of nanomaterials
  • Participating in microelectronic device fabrication processes
  • Participating in a research project