STEM2VA: Virginia Statewide Life Science Internship Program

Welcome to STEM2VA!  This program will allow interested life science majors to participate in an intense and exciting Summer internship opportunity. STEM2VA will match Virginia-based students at a 2 or 4+ year degree-awarding institution with enriching experiences in the life science industry.


STEM2VA is a ten week, full-time, paid summer program to connect interested students to opportunities within the private sector.

We accept undergraduates and graduate students who are Virginia residents and nonresidents enrolled in a Virginia institution.  Students must be actively enrolled in a higher education institution at the time of application submission.


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Dates & Deadlines

  • Student Application Opens: December 5, 2022
  • Student Application Deadline: March 10, 2023
  • Application Review by Employers: beginning March 13, 2023
  • Decisions/Offers: by May 5, 2023
  • Program Dates: June 5, 2023 – August 11, 2023

Areas of Interest

STEM2VA interns are scholars with interests in becoming future scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs, in companies in the following areas:

  • Research and Development
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Diagnostics
  • Digital Health
  • Medical Devices/Equipment
  • Biomedical Engineering
Participating Organizations

Internship Locations

Participating companies selecting interns are located in:

  • Roanoke/Blacksburg/Lynchburg
  • Richmond Metropolitan Area
  • Coastal Virginia (Norfolk and Hampton Roads)
  • Northern Virginia
  • Charlottesville/Albemarle
Participating Organizations

More Information

 STEM2VA Summer 2023 Internship Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2023. Application close March 10, 2023.


STEM2VA Employer FAQ

If you have any questions about the program please email our admin team at