Summer Research Internship Program

What is the CSTEP Summer Research Internship Program?

The CSTEP Summer Research Internship Program is an 8 week paid summer internship here at Binghamton University, during which you will work as a Research Assistant on a faculty-designed research project, at least 30 hours a week.

Tentatively: Tuesday, May 28 2024 – Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Tentatively: Thursday, July 18 - Saturday, July 20, 2024 attending a Research Conference

How many CSTEP Summer Research Internship positions are available?

There are about 16 CSTEP Summer Research Internship positions available.

Who can apply to the CSTEP Summer Research Internship Program?

Anyone who qualifies for CSTEP can apply to the CSTEP Summer Research Internship Program.

What are the qualifications for CSTEP?

To qualify for CSTEP you are/have:

  • New York state resident 
  • African-American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaskan native 
  • Economically disadvantaged (Institutions must assure that no more than 20% of all CSTEP students are concurrently enrolled in a state-funded opportunity program) 

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) is a program funded by the State Education Department to increase the number of students from under-represented groups who are pursuing professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields.

For a list of Professions Licensed, Registered, or Certified by the Board of Regents please visit the Office of Professions

If you are not already a CSTEP scholar, please complete an application now.

What is the application deadline?

Summer Research Application deadline is Friday, March 29, 2024. Acceptances made in April.

The application below requires you to be on your pc/phone web browser already signed into your Bmail/Binghamton email with your school account in order to proceed.


Please note: you will need to paste/submit a short essay (250 words or less) explaining why you should be accepted as a Summer Research Intern. Please be sure to include an explanation if there is a particular faculty member with whom you would like to work this summer. Also, include if the faculty member is willing to supervise your work.