College of Arts and Science Hughes Internships

Updated July 1, 2015

Hughes Internships are available to Miami students, and are administered by the Departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Microbiology, each of which establishes its own award criteria.  Hughes Interns are appointed after Undergraduate Summer Scholarships are awarded to avoid redundancy.

Each internship lasts 10 weeks and provides $4,500, allocated as follows:

Recipient/purpose Amount
Faculty mentor/supplies $750
Student/supplies $750
Student/stipend $3,000 ($1000/month)

In 2015, 15 total internships were available, allocated as follows:

Department Number of internships
Biology 8
Microbiology 3
Chemistry & Biochemistry 4