Admissions and Application

Admissions and Application

The Boston University Summer Study Internship Program is open to visiting, non-Boston University undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of college by the start of the program. Applications are also accepted from students planning to graduate in May 2019.

Students must be in good academic and judicial standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Please note the following program track specific requirements:

  • Admission to the Psychology Research & Practice track is especially competitive. Students applying to this track must have completed a minimum of three years of college coursework by the start of the program.
  • Students applying to the Computer Science & Applied Mathematics track must have completed one year of college mathematics or computer science coursework by the start of the program.

The Summer Study Internship Program is open only to U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents (green card holders). International students are not eligible to participate in the program.

Students are accepted into one of eight academic tracks and must enroll in the full 10-credit program: two Summer 1 courses, an internship course, and a Summer 2 internship.

Application Deadline

Applications to the Summer Study Internship Program are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible. The deadline for all applications is April 5, 2019.

Please contact your academic advisor, dean, chairperson, or registrar at your home institution to gain academic approval for your participation in this program.

Application Procedure

The Summer Study Internship Program application consists of an online application form, a $50 application fee, a personal statement explaining why you want to attend the BU Summer Study Internship Program, your résumé, and your official college transcript(s). (The online application will not function properly in Internet Explorer. Please use an alternative browser.)

Contact Us

Boston University Summer Term
Summer Study Internship Program
755 Commonwealth Ave, Rm 105
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-353-0556
Fax: 617-353-5532
Email: ssip@bu.edu