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 2018.
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.
- The Computer Science & Applied Mathematics track is a new addition to the program. Students applying to this 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.
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. Please note that the deadline for all applications has now passed. We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2018.
Please contact your academic advisor, dean, chairperson, or registrar at your home institution to gain academic approval for your participation in this program.
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.)