BUILD a Bridge to STEM Summer Research Internship

BUILD Interns Summer 2019

BUILD 2.0 research enrichment component, BUILD a Bridge to STEM Summer Internship, focuses on transfer students from collaborating institutions.  Participants, who must be documented U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents, are nominated by representatives from the following STEM BUILD collaborating and sister institutions:

  • Anne Arundel Community College
  • Community College of Baltimore County
  • Howard Community College
  • Montgomery College
  • Prince George’s Community College
  • Gallaudet University
  • Morgan State University

BUILD a Bridge to STEM Summer Internship is a research experience designed for students interested in pursuing a four-year degree in biomedical and behavioral sciences.

Participation in BUILD a Bridge to STEM Summer Internship provides:

  • Eight weeks of training held May to July;
  • Engagement in authentic, faculty-led, team-based research projects in biomedical sciences
  • Research readiness and career preparation
  • Mentoring by faculty and industry professionals
  • Hourly wage of $11 per hour; 40 hours per week with free parking
  • Presentation of research at the Annual Research Symposium for the BUILD a Bridge to STEM Summer Internship Program at UMBC in July
  • Additional optional opportunities to present at UMBC include the Annual Research Symposium for BUILD a Bridge to STEM Summer Internship Program (July), Summer Undergraduate Research Fest (August)  and Undergraduate Research Symposium (October)

Note:  Participants typically are hired for the eight-week internships as Contingent I staff (General Assistants) at UMBC.  Therefore, the students selected by their home institutions for this opportunity are required to complete the application for Contingent nonexempt positions at UMBC and submit resumes.

Completed application packages are submitted by the designated official from one of the collaborating institutions to  STEM BUILD at UMBC.  For more information, contact

Download the 2020 BUILD a Bridge to STEM Internship flier here:  2020 internship flierFINAL12-12-19