Overview

The RISE Internship track gives students the opportunity to conduct research projects with faculty mentors. 

(Information about the RISE Practicum track, which focuses on group research in computational neurobiology, can be found here.)

Opt for the Internship track of the RISE program, and you will spend 40 hours of each week of the session working on research projects designed by your professor. Perform research in your chosen discipline and acquire valuable technical and analytical skills while developing insight into the scientific process. We offer hands-on research opportunities in the following areas: astronomy, biology, biomedical engineering, chemistry, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, medical laboratory research, neuroscience, physics, psychology, and public health.

In addition, one day a week, RISE students of both tracks come together for workshops designed to prepare them for advanced study in the sciences.

Cost and Session Information

Session Dates 

June 30–August 9

Tuition & Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable): $50

Tuition: $4,500*

Service Fees: $470

Room & Board for Residential Students**

14 Meals per Week: $2662

19 Meals per Week: $2912

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*Please note: A $1,000 non-refundable deposit (applied to tuition) is required once a student commits to attending RISE in order to secure his or her place in the program.

**Room & Board fees are for the entire six-week session. Students interested in commuting should follow the commuting guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact the program staff at rise@bu.edu.

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