College of Arts and Science Hughes Internships

Updated October 29, 2021

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 $4,250, allocated as follows:

Details of the distribution of funds for each award
Recipient/purpose Amount
Faculty mentor/supplies $500
Student/supplies $750
Student/stipend $3,000 ($1000/month)

In 2017, 15 total internships were available, allocated as follows:

Numbers of internships awarded per department
Department Number of internships
Biology 8
Microbiology 3
Chemistry & Biochemistry 4