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BioXFEL Summer Internship Program

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BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of biological molecules using X-ray Free Electron Lasers (XFELs). Summer Research Internships are available in several locations for highly qualified undergraduate and post-graduate students with backgrounds in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics, computer science, and all related fields.

All applicants should be interested in pursuing a career in research and must be US citizens or US Nationals. Women and minorities underrepresented in STEM fields are strongly encouraged to apply.


-A $5,000 stipend and will cover housing and travel expenses associated with the internship.

-Authentic full-time research experience with hands-on laboratory training.

-Presentation skills.

-Seminars on current XFEL-related research and Structural Biology.

-Social events.

-The chance to network with pioneering researchers in XFEL science.

-Information about career opportunities in research.

-The chance to work with top researchers on projects that include: protein crystallography, biochemistry, computational analysis, algorithm development, and microfluidics.


-Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (Buffalo,NY)

-State University of New York at Buffalo (Buffalo,NY)

-Arizona State University

-University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

-SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (Menlo Park, CA)

-University of California at Merced (Merced, CA)

Our interns go on to have successful careers in BioXFEL and beyond. Find out more about our graduated BioXFEL interns or explore more opportunities and learn how to apply by visiting our website!

Application Deadline: 2/16/2024

Program Dates: 5/29/2024 - 8/2/2024

 • Note: currently funded through NSF

Participating Institution(s):
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State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo (Lead)
Arizona State University
Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI)
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
University of California, Merced
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Computational Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Molecular Biology

Atomic & Molecular Imaging
Cellular & Molecular Imaging
Chemical Biology
Molecular Chemistry
Molecular Imaging
Optical Spectroscopy
Structural Biology
X-ray Science

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 11/3/2023
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