ITLAB: Junior Summer Institute

Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College is pleased to announce a paid summer fellowship program ($3,000) for rising seniors at one of the ITLAB's partner institutions (listed below). This program is designed for U.S. citizens pursuing STEM-related undergraduate degrees such as computer science, engineering, math, physics, information technology, or business information systems.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2013

Students in CMU’s ITLAB will interact with top CMU faculty on research projects in urban systems, digital entertainment analytics, healthcare IT, and data privacy. Along with their experiential learning activities, ITLAB Fellows will take two summer courses at CMU, one in empirical methods and one in innovation.

ITLAB is a highly competitive seven-week program from June 13 - August 2, 2014. CMU’s Heinz College will completely cover the cost of participating in this unique opportunity! This includes transportation to and from Pittsburgh, housing, meals, and social functions.

This is a highly competitive program. Applicants must:

1. Be entering his/her senior year in August 2014 at:

  • Allegheny College
  • Austin College
  • Bard College at Simon's Rock
  • Bethany College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Calvin College
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Elizabethtown College
  • Emory University
  • Gannon University
  • Grove City College
  • Hampton University
  • Longwood University
  • Middlebury College
  • Morehouse College
  • South Carolina State University
  • Spelman College
  • Trinity University
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Tulsa
  • University of Utah
  • Washington and Jefferson College
  • Westminster College
  • Wilson College

2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

3. Complete our online application.

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Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College prepares students with a unique ability to conduct careful and objective analysis of relevant data, to understand and leverage the power of information technology, and to lead and implement change in managerial and policy contexts.

The pairing of our two schools, the School of Information Systems and Management and School of Public Policy and Management, offers a unique academic experience that allows us to examine how technology can solve problems that arise in the public and private sectors of our economy.

Questions regarding the ITLAB?  Please contact David Eber, Director of Admissions (412-268-3347 or