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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 2020.

You 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. To apply to this track you 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. To apply to this track you 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 10, 2020.

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).

Applicants must submit transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. Only official sealed transcripts will be accepted. Please mail all transcripts to the Boston University Summer Term office located at 755 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215.

Electronic transcripts should be emailed to Only official e-transcripts sent directly by the college/university will be accepted.


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