Creating a community of science at MCC

The Urban Massachusetts Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation(UMLSAMP) in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is a National Science Foundation grant that partners Middlesex Community College with the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the University of Massachusetts Boston. This project provides Middlesex students majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) with mentors, field trips to research and STEM related businesses, individual advising including transfer to bachelor degrees, summer enrichment opportunities, academic support through tutoring and study groups.

For more information about the UMLSAMP project at Middlesex, contact

Prof. Maria Arambel, UMLSAMP site coordinator and math faculty

Audrey Frater, UMLSAMP Student Liaison

Darcy Orellana, Assistant Dir HR/AAO

REUs, Internships, Scholarships

Plan now to apply for an REU or scholarship! Many programs have EARLY application deadlines in January or February and specific eligibility criteria!! Contact Jessie Klein, Associate Dean of Science, if you plan on applying:

  1. Visit Rochester Institute of Technology Co-op Internship webpage for a comprehensive list of Massachusetts opportunities:
  2. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Scholarships and Summer Internships, Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Faculty
    • DHS Scholarship Program Undergraduate students, U.S. citizenship required, Funding available for fall, Full tuition & monthly stipends, Includes 10-week summer internships at federal research facilities or DHS Centers of Excellence
    • DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program Undergraduate students , U.S. citizenship required, Funding available for summer, 10-week summer research experiences at federal research facilities, $500 weekly stipends plus transportation expenses to/from the internship location
  3. Visit to learn about internships in the agriculture, food, natural resources and biotechnology industry.
  4. Chemistry for Life Internship, Co-ops and Summer Jobs for Chemistry majors website sponsored by American Chemical Society.
  5. US Dept of Transportation Summer Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG). Application Deadline: Selections will be made as applications are received, so please apply early! To apply online, visit This link will take you to the application via the USDOT contractor: The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. You must first create a new profile on the web site to begin the application process. Proceed by selecting STIPDG from the first drop down menu, and follow all instructions to complete the application process. U.S. Citizenship is required for eligibility.

U.S. DOT STIPDG 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE HAHR-40, Room E63-439 Washington, DC 20590


Scholarship Opportunities

STEM Resources

Prior STEM Time events

Last Modified: 7/27/18