Internships and Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Opportunities at MTSU

Organization Contact Restrictions Compensation Requirements Deadline 
URECA – Undergrad Res Experiences and Creative Activity Jamie Burriss 
Enrolled MTSU Undergraduate  $500 to $3500 Timesheet, report, presentation at Scholar's Week Fall, Spring, Summer Opportunities Available
TN Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Mimi Thomas
Available to Underrepresented Undergraduates in STEM $1000 Presentation at TLSAMP conference Year-round
MTSU Honors College Email:
Faculty research mentor Credit Thesis Add/drop date
MTSU Research Courses Department, advisor, individual faculty 1-4 credits, writing requirement for CHEM 3880 and CHEM 4880 Credit variable Add/drop date

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Location Due Date Dates Stipend Website
MTSU Feb. 21 May 30 - August 1 $5400
University of Minnesota Feb. 3 June 5 - August 11 $7400

University of Mississippi Medical Center Feb. 1 June 5 - July 28 $4000
University of Louisville Feb. 15 May 30 - August 3 $6000
Purdue University Feb. 15 May 22 - August 2 $5100
University of South Dakota Mar. 1 Summer 2023 $6000 
Ole Miss Feb. 27 May 18 - July 25 $5000
Eastern Carolina University Rolling May 21 - July 30 $5000 

Ongoing Internship and Research Opportunities

Organization Contact Information Restrictions
MTSU Career Development Center  
Aegis email Undergraduate and Graduates welcome to apply.
Eastman contact Nikki Starnes R&D Internships
TN Dept of Health 
(615) 262-6318 
UT Health Science
Summer Research Scholars
email Renata Gillispie 
NSF Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU)        Various locations Online Application
NASA Laboratories
Student Internship Project (SIP)
Online Application
US citizenship
Department of Energy National Laboratories
15 labs (incl. ORNL)
Online ApplicationUS citizenship
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Various locations (Bethesda, MD, Res. Triangle Park, NC, etc)
Online ApplicationUS citizenship
DADD Academic Internships Germany Online Application
Launch TN Internships with startup businesses  or 
Online Application
CHEM 3980 Internship at Hop Springs Dr. Andrienne Friedli (
Internship set to begin Janurary 10, 2022.
Permission of Department


Temporary Internship and Research Opportunities

Date Organization Opportunity Contact Qualification Location
8/2/21 Face & Body Cosmetics, LLC Quality Control Tech. Kim Taylor
Quality Manager
CHEM 3020
1900 Midway Lane
Smyna, TN 37167
8/20/21 Hops Springs Food Chemist Regulate and control processes in a food grade environment; test products to monitor the quality and characteristics; Industry standard tests: culture counts, refractometry, densitometry. Mark Jones
(615) 450-1907 
CHEM 3020
6790 John Bragg Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37127


Job Opportunities

Date Company Job Contact Qualification Location
8/2/21 Face & Body Cosmetics, LLC Quality Control Tech. Kim Taylor
Quality Manager
BS. Chem, Biochem, any Science Smyrna TN
8/20/21 Scribe America Medical scribe Maariyah Khan
Talent acq.
9/28/2021 Schwan Cosmetics

-Cosmetics Production
-2 positions available at $16/hr

Teauna Upshaw, Human Resources Director

Students with chemistry background. No degree required. Murfreesboro, TN
9/28/2021 Vireo Systems

-Synthetic Chemist

-Process Chemist

Reiya C. Hayden, Ph.D.
Product Development Scientist/Manager
615-724-6134 Ext:121 office 

  Madison, TN
1/7/2022 Innovative Combustion Technologies

Quality Control Chemist

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1/19/2022 Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners

Laboratory Assistant

Samuel Morgan

High school diploma Nashville, TN
4/18/2022 Aegis Sciences Corporation

Analytical Chemists, Accessioning Technicians, Biochemist II

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