For Students & Families

A special space for students and families to research what you want to know about nano. Successful students share their insights on their educational journey, and careers in the micro/nano industry. Learn about micro/nano education programs and what to expect as a new student.

Opportunities

New Internship Opportunity at US Department of Energy Office of Science

DOE’s Office of Science Is Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2024 Undergraduate Internships Students Will Conduct Research and Technical Projects at National Laboratories Applications are currently being accepted for the […]

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Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN) looking for 2 part-time interns

Work with us! RTNN Internships available to local community college students Internship Opportunity at NC State University (( application/info link at end of post )) The Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network […]

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NCI-Southwest Summer Research Experience

NCI-Southwest’s 9-week 2024 summer research experience for undergraduates is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2024. For more details, visit here.

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Kavli Nanoscience Institute SURF-the-WAVE (STW) Prize Fellowships

The Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology established the SURF-the-WAVE (STW) Prize Fellowships program to provide opportunities for motivated undergraduates who are interested in carrying out […]

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Amgen Scholars Program at Caltech

The Amgen Scholars Program is a national program aimed at increasing research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the sciences. At Caltech, we provide visiting students the opportunity […]

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WAVE Fellows Program at Caltech

The WAVE Fellows program provides support for talented undergraduates intent on pursuing a Ph.D. to conduct a 10-week summer research project at Caltech. The WAVE Fellows program aims to foster […]

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Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Innovation and Tech Transfer Idea Competition (MITTIC)

Are you fascinated by NASA technology? MITTIC is a spinoff challenge to develop new ideas for commercialization open to multi-disciplinary student teams attending Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). More Information

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Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education

By providing scholarships to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering, the Goldwater Foundation is helping ensure that the U.S. […]

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MSTP Summer Scholars

University of Wisconsin Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) Summer Scholars invites undergraduate students with an interest in pursuing MD/PhD dual degree training to apply for a summer research program at […]

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OSA (The Optical Society) Foundation Scholarships

OSAF scholarships allow students in the optics and photonics community to continue their education, gain new experiences, and make advances in their research. The four available scholarships include the Paul […]

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Videos and Resources

X/Nano: The Enabling Potential of a Career in Nanoscience

Careers in Nanotechnology: Opportunities for STEM Students

Making the Future Episode 3 | Chip In: Build a Career Making Your Favorite Technologies

A Day in the Life of Otis: An Intel Manufacturing Technician | Intel

Boeing Internship series

Boeing Internship series

Boeing Internship series

Boeing Internship series

Boeing Internship series

X/Nano: The Enabling Potential of a Career in Nanoscience

X/Nano: The Enabling Potential of a Career in Nanoscience

Academic Partners

University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas.

University of California, Riverside

As a proud member of the world’s most prestigious public university system, UC Riverside both embodies and empowers the California Dream. Right here in Inland Southern California, on our nearly 1,200-acre campus, tomorrow’s leaders come together today, finding new ways of thinking, doing, and achieving to make a difference in an increasingly multicultural and interconnected global society.

Indiana University

Indiana University

Caltech

Caltech

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world’s brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges.

The Pennsylvania State University

The Pennsylvania State University

The Pennsylvania State University is a multi-campus, land-grant, public research university that educates students from around the world and supports individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service.

USC

USC is a constellation of schools, centers and institutes where some of the brightest minds, working together in a dynamic and collaborative environment, are leading the way to the future of education and a healthier, more joyful and more sustainable Los Angeles and world.

Edmonds College

Edmonds College

Edmonds College is Guided by innovation, equity, inclusion, and a global perspective and committed to academic excellence, student success, and community engagement.

CSUN

California State University, Northridge

Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech

CCP

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is a public, open-admission institution that provides both academic resources and support services to help students achieve their academic goals. As the largest public institution of higher education in Philadelphia, the College has served more than 685,000 of the city’s residents since 1965.

University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

At the University of Minnesota, we seek new knowledge that can change how we all work and live. We prepare students to meet the great challenges facing our state, our nation, and our world. And we apply our expertise as students, faculty, and staff to engage with communities across Minnesota.

UNT

University of North Texas

Purdue University

Purdue University

History. Traditions. Achievements. The Boilermaker story is full of milestones that have had a significant impact on our state, nation and world. 

Portland Community College

Portland Community College

As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves over 60,000 full-time and part-time students. We offer high-quality education and opportunities for our students, which in turn contributes to the vibrancy of Portland’s economic community.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is a globally recognized leader in higher education and technology innovation, research and development.

Columbus State Community College

University of Illinois

University of Illinois

Since its founding in 1867, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has earned a reputation as a world-class leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.

University of Florida

Rice University

Located in an urban environment on a 300-acre tree-lined campus, Rice University seizes its advantageous position to pursue pathbreaking research and create innovative collaboration opportunities that contribute to the betterment of our world.