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Students planning to major in any field of science are strongly encouraged to obtain hands-on research experience. In addition to fulfilling coursework, many institutions require research experience. Research programs exist in physics, chemistry, biology, material science, non-technology, computer science, energy technologies, engineering, medical science, environmental science and more.

These programs provide excellent research opportunities and occur at world-renowned national laboratories and universities across the country. Students who are accepted into these programs gain valuable experience that helps them in their chosen science career.

The benefit of a summer research internship includes making contacts with professionals in your field, applying what you've learned in the classroom to real life, contributing to the field, learning new methodologies, working with like-minded students from all over the world, enhancing your resume, increasing your marketability to future employers, experiencing personal and professional growth and so much more!

The following is a list of internship programs:


Dial/Henkel Student Internship

Are you interested in a math or science career? Henkel has cooperative internship opportunities such as:

  • Product Development
  • Processing
  • Clinical Testing/Research
  • Entomology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Statistics

Click here to apply!


Community College Institute


Internships for Physics Majors


Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships


Summer Internships in Science and Technology

Contact Us

Science Division
G Building
(602) 787-6631

Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building
(602) 787-6940

Science Division Chair & Physical Science Department Chair
Dr. Scott Massey
G 114 (602) 787-6644

Life Science Department Chair
Jeffrey Lace
LS 215 (602) 787-7913


Full Time Faculty

Debra Adair, Biology
LS 212 (602) 787-7822

Dr. Satinder Bains, Chemistry
J133 (602) 787-6586

Harry Birkmann, Geology
G 101 (602) 787-6820

Jaimee Corbet, Biology
LS 211 (602) 787-6784

Jim Doyle, Biology
LS 213 (602) 787-6591

Casey Durandet, Physics
G 109 (602) 787-6651

Jon Hayashi, Biology
LS 218 (602) 787-6827

Jeffrey Hoyt, Biology
LS 210 (602) 787-7419

Jeffrey Lace, Biology, LS Department Chair
LS 215 (602) 787-7913

Lynn Lalko, Chemistry
G 106 (602) 787-6640

Anthony Lamanna, Biology
LS 219 (602) 787-6643

Scott Massey, Chemistry, Science Division Chair
G 114 (602) 787-6644

Julie Olander, Chemistry
G 113  (602) 787-7306

Lynda Santiago, Biology
G 112 (602) 787-6648

Jennifer Weitz, Astronomy
G 108 (602) 787-6818



Nicolle Brodie, Division Secretary
G 128 (602) 787-6631

Curtis Chambers, Laboratory Technician
H 118 (602) 787-7889

Roger Roberts, Laboratory Technician
LS 113 (602) 787-6637

David Hellman, Laboratory Technician
G 150 (602) 787-6685

John Jones, Laboratory Coordinator
LS 112 (602) 787-6638

Marina Shal, Laboratory Technician
LS 113 (602) 787-7428

Cindy Nicoloff, Life Sciences Secretary
LS 207 (602) 787-6940


Adjunct Faculty

Kelly Alderman, Biology

Jaminelli Banks, Biology

Darra Browning, Biology

Greg Cohen, Chemistry

Chuck Crawford, Astronomy

Annie Deutsch, Biology

Brian England, Engineering

Rashad Erakat, Biology

Robert Ewing, Astronomy

Stephan George, Biology

MaryK Geyer, Biology

Jayme Gillen, Biology

Manal Hammoud, Biology

Charles King, Chemistry

Subha Krishnan, Chemistry

Richard Marx, Biology

Sherri Moore, Biology

Tiffany Naughton, Biology

Charles Pace, Chemistry

Pat Pomphrey, Physics

Hannah Phipps - Yonas, Biology

Sadie Puerner, Chemistry

Alan Putzke, Biology

Carson Robertson, Biology

Don Robinson, Geology

Anne Shaw, Biology

William Sherry, Astronomy

Jeff Simpson, Geology

Linda Stearns, Chemistry

Sara Stollar-Yates, Biology

Mike Swingler, Physics

Amy Terlisner, Biology

Tatjana Thomas, Biology

James Valente, Biology

Syd Wilson, Engineering


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