Entry Point

Application Deadline

February 21, 2022

Entry Point!, a signature program of the AAAS Project on Science, Technology and Disability, is a national effort to discover and develop talent among undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who demonstrated a talent and interest in pursuing a STEM career. The primary goal of the project is to increase the diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce at the professional level. Entry Point! recruits, screens, and refers qualified candidates to company and university research program partners for 10-week summer internships.



  • Enrollment as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student for the academic term before and after the desired internship.
  • Must have a disability – apparent or non-apparent.
  • Must have a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen (will be verified by the employer)

Research Offering Type

Research Eligibility: 

Undergraduate School

College Engineering Nursing Wharton

Research Offering Source


Contact Information

Applications materials can be emailed to Laureen Summers at lsummers@aaas.org or be sent via U.S. mail to:

Laureen Summers
Project Director, Entry Point!

1200 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005-3920