STEM Connect supports Yale students and postdocs who are interested in a wide range of careers related to science research, technology, engineering, and data science/statistics. Our mission is to connect students to abundant advising resources, alums for networking opportunities, events to learn more about employers, workshops to broaden your understanding of the job search, and so much more.


Advising Resources

Advisors are available to meet with you one-on-one to clarify and illuminate your STEM-related career trajectory; schedule your appointment via Yale Career Link. Students interested in health professions are invited to meet with a member of our Health Professions Advisory Team. For students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM-related area, please see our graduate school advising resources.

Summer Internship Program: NIH-NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)


A summer of intensive research training in an NHLBI laboratory in Bethesda, MD. Interns receive a competitive stipend based on education level. Open to current college, graduate, or medical school students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Students attend summer lectures …

By external content
external content external content
Read more »

4 Ways Data Science and Design Work Together

4 Ways Data Science and Design Work Together thumbnail image

While they might sound like polar opposites, data science and design represent an interdisciplinary approach to designing intuitive, user-friendly products made expressly for humans. At this year’s Springboard’s Rise 2020 virtual conference, designers Takashi Wickes and Lisa Nash from IDEO, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
Read more »

UM-SMART Undergrad Summer Program (University of Michigan)

UMI MedSchoolLogo_Bug

UM-SMART is designed for undergraduate students who have an interest in obtaining a combined MD/PhD degree leading to a career in academic medicine as a physician-scientist performing basic research relevant to human health and disease. As a UM-SMART summer research …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins
Read more »

Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunity at CalTech


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 cutting-edge summer research projects in nanoscience at Caltech. In partnership …

By external content
external content external content
Read more »

Computational Biology Summer Program


Program Overview

The Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology & Medicine (CBM) and the Office of Science Education & Training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center invite applications for the 2021 Computational Biology Summer Program (CBSP). This 10-week program is designed …

By external content
external content external content
Read more »