(Last Updated: 04/06/2016)

Here you will find a list of Research Internships and Research Internships for Undergraduates (REU) opportunities that may interest you. This is only a sampling of the hundreds of nationwide opportunities available. This page also includes links to several searchable databases of research opportunities.

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates (REUs) are an excellent way to learn about graduate research and to explore topics that interest you. REUs are usually located at universities or national labs and often include housing and transportation stipends in addition to the salary. Applications are usually due late fall or early winter term.

NOTE: Applications typically require reference letters and an essay. Be sure to start the process of applying several weeks before the application is due. Also, watch out for REUs at semester-system schools, that begin their summer term late in May. Be sure to contact the program administrator before applying, to find out if the program dates are flexible for students from schools on the quarter system.

Link to 2015 list

Compiled databases for Research Internships & REUs:

Database:

Description:

View the Database/Learn more:

Pathways to Science

Searchable database of REU opportunities

www.pathwaystoscience.org

for undergraduate internships:              /undergrads.aspx

for engineering-specific internships:   /engineering.aspx

NASA

NASA-supported internships, fellowships, and scholarships

intern.nasa.gov

ORAU – Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Government internships and opportunities at the Department of Energy, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and Savannah River National Laboratory

@GovCareerPaths (Twitter)

RIT-Maintained Database

Homepages and direct links to over 590 paid co-op/internship and summer undergraduate research postings listed alphabetically by organization name and listed by state. This list is maintained by the Rochester Institute of Technology and it is a great resource.

RIT List

 

Zintellect

This website provides listings of internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships funded by government and private sector organizations. These programs are administered by ORAU and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). Visitors to the site may view available opportunities by selecting the Opportunity Catalog.

Zintellect List

 

NSF – National Science Foundation

Complete list of REU Sites

NSF REU Search

 

OSU College of Engineering Undergraduate Research tips

Useful information for finding and applying to summer research/REU programs

Undergrad Research Tips

REUs & Research Internships:  Individual Listings (By Deadline)

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REACCH Summer Undergraduate Internship Program 2016

Regional Approaches to Climate Change- Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH PNA) is a USDA-funded, multi-institutional project focused on improving the long-term sustainability of agriculture within the region. REACCH partners (University of Idaho, Washington State University, Oregon State University and USDA-ARS) are teaming up to offer a total of 10, 9-week long, undergraduate internships across the three institutions.

Interns will receive a salary of $500 per week for the summer internship and a travel budget up to $700. Summer interns will also be provided with University housing, identification cards, access to library, email and internet privileges.

April 15, 2016

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Research Participation Programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC are educational and training programs designed to provide college students, recent graduates, and university faculty opportunities to participate in project-specific CDC research, current public health research, and developmental activities

Stipend amounts vary based on educational level.

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Cal Poly – Global Waste Research Institute

As part of this program, thirty (30) well-qualified undergraduate students participated in summer research experiences sponsored by the Global Waste Research Institute (GWRI), California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, and the National Science Foundation (NSF).  The three-year program ended in August 2015.  We will not be recruiting students for Summer 2016.  Thank you for your interest.  Please check back next year regarding potential opportunities during Summer 2017.  Questions regarding future activities (beyond 2016) may be directed to Professor Gregg Fiegel at gfiegel@calpoly.edu.

Not recruiting students for Summer 2016

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) HS-STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals.

Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences in: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

December 16, 2015, 11:59PM EST

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Caltech WAVE Fellows Program

Caltech's WAVE Fellows program aims to foster diversity by increasing the participation of underrepresented students in science and engineering Ph.D. programs and making Caltech's programs more visible and accessible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech.

WAVE Fellows receive payments of $600/week. Payments will be distributed in equal installments twice over the summer. Fellows also receive a $500 housing allowance. Caltech housing is available and we strongly encourage all Fellows to live on campus.

Jan. 7, 2016

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Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.

Jan. 8, 2016

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Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship at Argonne National Laboratory

Internship opportunities are available during the following terms. Summer (10 weeks), Fall and Spring (15 weeks). Applications are solicited annually three times a year through the DOE website for each of the terms. Each DOE laboratory offers different research opportunities; not all DOE laboratories offer internships during the Fall and Spring Terms.

During the appointment period, participants receive a stipend of $500 per week and housing OR housing allowance. Apartment type lodging facility is available on site. Transportation costs for participants who travel farther than fifty miles one way will be provided.

Jan. 8, 2016 (for Summer 2016)

May 2016 (for Fall 2016)

October 2016 (for Spring 2017)

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UT Austin Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

SURI brings together innovative undergraduate minds from prestigious universities across the country to UT PGE to research hot energy topics with world-class faculty members.

SURI is a rewarding 10-week program, offering a $4,000 stipend. In addition, UT PGE provides funding to travel to Austin and housing in an on-campus residence hall that includes a stipend for meals. 

Jan. 10, 2016

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) at CSHL provides an opportunity for undergraduate scientists from around the world to conduct first-rate research.

URP participants work on a real research project in one of CSHL's expert labs.  Research at CSHL focuses on:  Molecular Biology & Cancer, Genetics & Genomics, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, and Quantitative Biology.

URP participants live and work among CSHL scientists. They are invited to all Laboratory social activities - including two exclusive dinners, one with CSHL President Bruce Stillman and one with Chancelor emeritus and Nobel Prize winner James Watson.  On weekends, students are free to explore nearby New York City or the sandy beaches of Long Island.

Stipends for Summer 2016 (10 weeks) are $5,000. Additionally, room and board is free.

Jan. 15, 2016

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Fred Hutch Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is an intensive, nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research. The program runs from Monday, June 13 through Friday, August 12, 2016. Students must be able to commit to this entire period in order to participate.

Research areas include: Basic science, human biology, public health, clinical research, and vaccine and infectious disease.

Interns will receive $4,794 (minus taxes) for their participation in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Roundtrip travel costs (up to $450) are provided. Travel arrangements will be coordinated by program staff unless otherwise requested.

Jan. 15, 2016

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Janelia Undergraduate Scholars Program

The Janelia Research Campus gives undergraduate students the opportunity to experience research for 10 weeks each summer.

Previous scholars have worked on a range of projects in Janelia labs, including helping to identify the neurons that control feeding behavior in fruit flies, designing better labeling molecules for use with sophisticated microscopy, recording from salamander retinal ganglion cells to learn about the motion tracking system, and developing computer programs for automated image analysis.

Janelia undergraduate scholars live in two interconnected townhouses in the onsite housing village and may dine on-campus throughout their stay. The program covers all living expenses, including housing, food, and travel to and from Janelia. Students also receive a $4,500 stipend.

Jan. 15, 2016

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DAAD RISE Germany

You are an undergraduate student studying at a US-American, Canadian or British University. Your major is in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences or engineering. You’d like to do an internship in Germany? Great! Please check carefully our application requirements and procedure.

You will receive a monthly scholarship of 650 Euros for full month. The amount will be calculated on a daily basis if you will stay less than 22 days a month. DAAD provides health insurance, accident and personal liability insurance. All interns are invited to the three-day RISE Germany meeting in Heidelberg at the beginning of July and will receive an allowance of 160 Euros for travel to the meeting.

The scholarship does not cover international travel costs.

Jan. 15, 2016

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OHSU Center for Diversity & Inclusion Summer Equity Research Program

The OHSU Summer Equity Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for diverse students to spend eight weeks working with faculty, scientists, and graduate students in a research setting. Equity interns will learn new research skills and gain hands-on lab experience, as well as shadowing and clinical experience (MD Track).

There is also a paid stipend during the program. The eight-week Summer Equity Internship Program is scheduled for Monday, June 13 through Friday, August 5. Equity interns will be selected in early February. Interns work a maximum of 40 hours per work (including weekly seminars).

Jan. 25, 2016

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Colorado Center for BioRefining and BioFuels (C2B2)

Students will learn how researchers of varying disciplines at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado State University in Forth Collins, Colorado School of Mines in Golden, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden collaborate to solve biofuel and biorefining challenges.

Along with research duties, all students participate in educational seminars, C2B2 institution site visits, industry site visits, planned social activities, and cultural experiences.

Stipends for Summer 2016 (10 weeks) are $4,300. Additionally, a $2,000 housing/food allowance is available, and travel expenses will be paid up to $600.

Jan. 31, 2016

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School of Life Sciences International Summer Research Program at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

The Summer Research Program in Life Sciences and Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), will offer an intensive research training opportunity to 25 undergraduate students interested in research careers in life sciences. This program will run from July 4th to August 25th 2016.  

Each student will gain hands-on lab experience under the supervision of an EPFL Faculty from one of our institutes: the Brain Mind Instutute (BMI), Institute of Bioengineering  (IBI), Global Health Institute  (GHI), or Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC)

Jan. 31, 2016

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SOARS Research Mentoring Community - Summer Program

SOARS, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science, is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program designed to broaden participation in the atmospheric and related sciences. The program is built around research, mentoring and community. SOARS participants, called protégés, spend up to four summers doing research in atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS offers comprehensive financial support for summer research, as well as undergraduate and graduate school funding. The 10-week summer program typically starts at the end of May and continues through mid-August. SOARS protégés spend up to four summers in the program.

SOARS Protégés work 40 hours a week and earn a competitive wage, which increases with each year of participation.

Feb. 1, 2016

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Summer Research Program

During the Nebraska Summer Research Program, students receive first-hand exposure to research and the experience of graduate school. They work closely with faculty mentors and research teams of graduate students and other summer scholars. Students also have opportunities to participate in meaningful social and professional development activities outside of the laboratory.

Priority review of applications begins Feb. 1, 2016

Final call for applications is March 1, 2016

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Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (HERE at ORNL)

HERE at ORNL provides research opportunities and associated activities for undergraduate students. The program is designed to complement academic programs by utilizing the unique resources of ORNL to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, encourage careers in science and technology, and improve scientific literacy, while at the same time contributing to the Laboratory mission.

Stipends are for $500/week with a $150 housing allowance and limited travel reimbursement if permanent address is at least 50 miles from ORNL.

Feb. 1, 2016

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Regenerative Medicine Summer Intern (SENS Research Foundation)

The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s Disease. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar will be responsible for his or her own research project in such areas as genetic engineering and stem cell research. The Summer Scholars Program emphasizes development of both laboratory and communication skills to develop well-rounded scientists who can work equally well with other scientists or the general public.

Feb. 1, 2016

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Syracuse Biomaterials Institute REU

This program includes collaborative research on the campuses of Syracuse University, Upstate Medical University, and SUNY ESF.

Stipends for Summer 2016 are $5800 and include University Housing and a $200 SUperCard to use in campus dining and snack shops.

Feb. 1, 2016

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Texas A&M Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Join us this coming summer to immerse yourself in academic research and learn about graduate school. The roughly 10-week program will run from May 31, 2016 until August 5, 2016.

Feb. 1, 2016

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UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program

The Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP) is a funded, nine week, summer experience for talented undergraduates who express strong interest in environmental health science research.

The program dates for 2016 are June 20th to August 19th. Students must be able to be in Seattle for the full duration of the program, so confirm the end date for your spring term and the start date for your fall term before you apply.

Feb. 1, 2016

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VirginiaTech Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute REU

Future scientific leaders must effectively communicate across disciplinary boundaries relating to food, energy, and water, with a “molecules to manufacturing” perspective for recognizing commonly shared and unique challenges, discoveries, and solutions. Our primary objective is to nurture students to pursue graduate studies and academic and industrial careers in FEWS fields, establishing the pool of educated and energetic talent to fuel the competitiveness of our nation. 

Feb. 1, 2016

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Student Research Participation Program at Argonne National Laboratory

A student will spend the first week of his/her Argonne experience with an Argonne staff member devising a research strategy and attending mandatory safety classes. For the next few weeks, the supervisor will provide considerable program assistance and guidance to implement the research plan. Subsequently, the student will be required to submit a research report at the end the internship experience.

During the appointment period, participants receive a stipend of $500 per week and housing in the on-site student units. Apartment type lodging facility is available on site. Transportation costs for participants who travel farther than fifty miles one way will be provided.

Feb. 1, 2016 (for Summer 2016)

May 2016 (for Fall 2016)

October 2016 (for Spring 2017)

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Undergraduate Research Aide Appointment at Argonne National Laboratory

Temporary employment opportunities become available throughout the year as new projects and funding become available. Applicants for these open positions are selected from the current Research Aide applicant pool. If interested in this program, please submit your application to the pool for review. The maximum time allowable on a Research Aide appointment is 5 1/2 months.

Research Aide recieve a salary and travel reimbursement. Salaries are determined by the field of study and acamedic status of the applicant. A travel allowance is provided to applicants whose permanent address is more than fifty miles away from Argonne. All air travel will be arranged by Argonne. Students are responsible for funding and locating their own housing during their appointment.

Rolling appointments, but Deadline of Feb. 1, 2016 for Summer 2016

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Amgen Scholars Program

Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 17 leading institutions across the U.S., Europe and Japan currently host the summer program.

Undergraduate participants benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty, being part of a cohort-based experience of seminars and networking events, and taking part in a symposium in their respective region (U.S., Europe or Japan) where they meet their peers, learn about biotechnology, and hear from leading scientists.

Financial support varies by host institution.

Varies by Program:

Feb. 1-15, 2016

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USC Viterbi School of Engineering SURE 2016 REU

Participate in cutting-edge research with top USC faculty, gain experience and tools to enhance your application to competitive PhD programs, and explore the rich and diverse culture of Southern California during a two-month stay in Los Angeles while learning about the resources at USC!

All participants receive a $4500 stipend, university housing, and travel to and from Los Angeles.

Feb. 3, 2016

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Vermont EPSCoR: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change

The Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Research on Adaptation to Climate Change in the Lake Champlain Basin (RACC) program. Undergraduates will be matched with a research team working on the transdisciplinary RACC research program. Students will do full-time, authentic research for 10 weeks in one of the following areas:  Computer Programming, Lake Ecology, Climatology, Water Chemistry & Microbiology, Soil Nutrients, Land Use Management, Lake Hydrodynamics, Environmental Policy & Management, or Watershed Ecology.

Feb. 6, 2016

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Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry Undergraduate Summer Research

We offer a 10-week undergraduate summer research program from June - August. We start the program off with a one-week class. Afterwards, the teams travel to one of the three host sites to conduct research. Three teams of four students will work with faculty, graduate student and postdoctoral mentors on team-based projects.

All students are provided a $4000.00 stipend. Travel expenses and a housing stipend are provided based on need and merit and subject to availability of funds.

First call for application deadline is Dec. 1, 2016, but there is a rolling deadline until all slots are full.

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Forest Bioproducts Research Institute Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

During the Summer of 2014, the Forest Bioproducts Research Institute offers for the third year an opportunity for 10 highly qualified undergraduate students to participate in research for a 10 week period, 06/06 – 08/12/2016. This research experience is funded by the National Science Foundation. Women, minorities and students with disabilities are strongly urged to apply to the program.

Stipend amounts for Summer 2016 are $5,000. There is also a week long research experience & exchange in Chile for all students.

Rolling Deadline to Feb. 15, 2016

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STARnet Undergraduate Research Internship Initiative

The STARnet Undergraduate Research Internship program provides summer internship opportunities for rising 3rd or 4th year undergraduates or students participating in the 4+1 undergraduate/masters' program. These internships provide students with valuable research experience, mentoring, and contact with industry representatives.

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University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program

The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their fields of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research. The goal is to prepare students for advanced studies in a PhD program at U-M.

The program is 8-weeks long and will provide a GRE preparation course, room and board in University housing facilities, roundtrip airfare or mileage, access to campus facilities, a fee waiver to apply to a future Rackham Graduate School doctoral program, and a $4,000 stipend.

Feb. 10, 2016

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University of Akron – REU in Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

11-week summer internship to investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer science and polymer engineering including chemistry, physics, characterization, and biomaterials.

Stipends for Summer 2016 (11 weeks) are $7,000 ($2,000 are used by students to pay for on-campus housing and related expenses).

Feb. 11, 2016

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University of Kentucky Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates

A multidisciplinary undergraduate summer REU program in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Pharmaceutical Sciences focusing on cell/protein interactions with materials and incorporation of these systems into devices. Program Dates are Tuesday, May 31 – Friday August 5, 2016

Stipends for Summer 2016 are $5,000, and include free housing on campus and up to $300 in relocation expenses

Feb. 12, 2016

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MIT Materials Processing Center Summer Internship Program

The Materials Processing Center and the Center for Materials Science and Engineering sponsor a Summer Research Internship Program through the NSF REU program.

Projects available vary from year to year. Interns select their own projects from faculty presentations given the first few days of the program. What previous years' students researched can give you a good idea of the sorts of projects available.

Feb. 12, 2016

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Auburn University – Biosystems REU Program

REU participants will be paired with faculty mentors to work in laboratories on research focused on converting biomass to biofuels and bioproducts.

Stipends for Summer 2016 (9 weeks) are $4,000. There is also travel support available ($400 maximum).

Feb. 15, 2016

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Summer REU at Northwestern University Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

The Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center offers a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program over a 9-week period each summer.

The NU-Materials Research Science and Engineering Center is an interdisciplinary program focused on multi-functional nanoscale material structures. Over 30 faculty from 7 different departments are involved. Students with an interest in nanomaterials and majoring in a science or engineering field are encouraged to apply.

REU participants receive a stipend of $4,500, plus on-campus housing and a travel allowance. Since our start date is later than most other REU programs, this is the perfect summer program for students whose schools are on the quarter-system!

Feb. 15, 2016

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ReNUWIt REU Program

ReNUWIt has several openings for paid research internships during Summer 2016. Apply to spend 9-10 weeks this summer on a mentored, independent research project in areas such as: Tailored Water, Energy Positive Wastewater Treatment, Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater, Concentrate Management, Unit Process Wetlands, Managed Aquifer Recharge, Stream Restoration, Stormwater Harvesting, Decision Support Tools, Urban Planning, or Life-Cycle Assessment.

Stipends for Summer 2016 are ~$4,500, with a travel allowance of up to $600. On-campus housing is provided, with a work expectation of 40 hours/week.

Feb. 15, 2016

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Harvard Summer 2016 REU Program

Spend your summer at Harvard University performing cutting-edge research in world-class laboratories. Focus on an in-depth research project while exploring multidisciplinary research topics and honing your science communication skills.

We are seeking undergraduates from chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, mathematics (applied and pure), statistics, and engineering. Students without prior research experience, including freshman and sophomore students, are especially encouraged to apply. 

Feb. 15, 2016

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Hatfield Marine Science Center REU

Oregon State University is proud to announce the availability of paid research internships for 20 students during each summer. Ten students will be located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) on the Pacific coast in Newport and another 10 located at the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) in Corvallis. The REU program runs from June 13th to August 20th, 2016 at both the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport and at the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences in Corvallis. 

Out-of-state travel, on-site housing at OSU or HMSC and a weekly stipend ($615) are provided.

Feb. 15, 2016

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University of Oregon Environmental Summer Research in Chemistry, Physics and Materials Science

University of Oregon and the National Science Foundation sponsor a 10 week summer undergraduate research program for Physics and Chemistry majors to participate in a wide variety of exciting research projects. The Oregon REU program offers a variety of research projects for students interested in chemistry, physics, environmental chemistry, optics and materials science. Students work closely with faculty advisors, graduate students, and other research undergraduates for a unique summer experience.

Stipend of $5,000 for ten weeks, and room and board as well as travel expenses to and from Eugene provided by the University of Oregon.

Feb. 15, 2016

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Cornell University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) REU

CU LSAMP REU is a summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate participants with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest throuhg weekly luncheons.

Participation of CU LSAMP REU must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), American Indian/Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

Stipends for Summer 2016 (10 weeks) are $4,000, and a travel stipend of up to $300 is also available for students. Students will also be provided with a double room in a residential hall, a campus bus pass or parking pass, and access to state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computer/study lounges, etc.

Feb. 15, 2016

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National Center for Toxicological Research Summer Program (NCTR Summer Student Research Program)

Summer research opportunities are available at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Jefferson, Arkansas. Selected individuals will participate in research projects on the biological effect of potentially toxic chemicals and the solutions to toxicology problems that have a major impact on human health and the environment. The appointment period is full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 23, 2016. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program.

Feb. 19, 2016

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Purdue University College of Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The SURF program is helping students across engineering, science, and technology disciplines discover a world of opportunity available to them through research. By closely working with other creative and innovative people, students explore, discover, and transform ideas into reality to advance society and improve people's lives.

Application review process begins Feb. 19, 2016, but applications will continue to be accepted until March 10, 2016

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Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Program for Undergraduates

Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high caliber undergraduate students from around the country with public agencies (federal, state, and local) to provide students with hands-on experience under the mentorship of a career professional. In addition to supporting agency programs and initiatives, the goals of the program are to offer students professional skills, agency workplace experience, and real life practice in marine science, policy, management, and outreach.

Feb. 22, 2016

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NSF REU Site: Robots in the Real World (OSU)

We will be soliciting applications for our 10-week summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates program "Robots in the Real World".  The program will run from June 13 to August 19, 2016, on the main OSU campus in Corvallis, OR.  We offer research experiences in all aspects of robotics, for students with backgrounds in computer science, mechanical engineer, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics, social science, or any closely related fields.

All participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, plus a travel and housing allowance. Space has been reserved in student housing for REU participants from out of town what want to take advantage of it.

Feb. 26, 2016

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Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS)

The NESLS program is a cooperative research initiative geared toward students working in nuclear engineering and science. Through one- to three-year summer internships, NESLS offers students on-the-job educational and research opportunities at a multidisciplinary national laboratory.

Stipend amounts will vary with level.

Feb. 28, 2016

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Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction Summer Undergraduate Internship

IEH's summer undergraduate internship program offers college students the opportunity to work side-by-side with scientists performing research in coastal margin science.

IEH offers paid undergraduate internships headquartered at Oregon Health & Science University’s Marquam Hill campus in Portland, Oregon. Interns receive a stipend of $4,600 and out-of-state students may be eligible for additional housing support at a local apartment complex.

Feb. 29, 2016

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EERE Robotics Internship Program

The EERE Robotics Internship Program offers hands-on, short-term practical internships at various corporate partners throughout the United States. Participants will perform research or other technical activities under the guidance of a mentor who is a technical staff scientist or engineer at the host facility.

This program is a partnership between the public and private sectors to continue the development of the robotics technical, manufacturing, and engineering workforce. In particular, the internship program is recruiting both current students and recent high school and college graduates who have experience in advanced robotics competitions.

Feb. 29, 2016

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Wayne State University Summer Academy in Sustainable Manufacturing

Undergraduate students have the unique opportunity to, for 10 weeks this summer, attend the NSF REU Site: Summer Academy in Sustainable Manufacturing at Wayne State University in midtown Detroit, MI. The program offers undergraduates of all disciplines the opportunity to perform cutting edge sustainable manufacturing research in four interdisciplinary research areas: (1) nano-coating and lightweight materials and manufacturing, (2) energy storage materials, batteries, and inversion devices, (3) remanufacturing and sustainability assessment, and (4) chemical-energy-water nexus.

Students will receive a $5,000 stipend, up to $500 for travel to and from Wayne State University, and room and board in campus dormitories.

Feb. 29, 2016

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Summer Medical and Dental Education Program

The SMDEP program offers students a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation. This includes: academic enrichment in the basic sciences and quantitative topics, clinical exposure through small-group clinical rotations and full-group clinician seminars, career development, including the exploration of the medical and dental careers, other health professions and an individualized education plan to identify other appropriate enrichment activities, and financial planning workshop and health policy seminars.

All the housing costs and most meals are covered by the program. Scholars are provided with a $600 stipend which is typically distributed at the midway and at the end of the program. Some program sites offer travel assistance awards. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation also provides a needs-based scholarship for travel to and from the program site.

March 1, 2016

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Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP)

Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. The NIH consists of the 240-bed Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center and more than 1200 laboratories/research projects located on the main campus in Bethesda, MD and the surrounding area as well as in Baltimore and Frederick, MD; Research Triangle Park, NC; Hamilton, MT; Framingham, MA; Phoenix, AZ; and Detroit, MI.

Internships cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June. The NIH Institutes and the Office of Intramural Training & Education sponsor a wide range of summer activities including lectures featuring distinguished NIH investigators, career/professional development workshops, and Summer Poster Day.

March 1, 2016

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University of Kansas Summer REU Program in Chemistry

REU researchers will gain hands-on experience in a collaborative atmosphere, engage in cutting edge research on a project of your choice; take advantage of a career enhancement program addressing career opportunities and challenges in the emerging interdisciplinary field of green chemistry.

Participants will recieve a $5,000 stipend, free housing and meal plan for 10 weeks, as well as a travel allowance.

March 1, 2016

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Mississippi State University Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Explore Research at Mississippi State this summer.

Research opportunities exist in materials science and engineering in the areas of biomaterials, nanoparticles or composites and polymers.

March 1, 2016

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University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Are you an undergraduate science student, interested in scientific research and thinking about a career in Biomedical Research?

The SURF Programs are designed for sophomore and junior level students who are US residents.  Students must be able to commit to a 10 week program to do a research internship.

Stipend amounts will vary.

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Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance

SURE participants engage in full time research for a summer (9.5 weeks) program, starting late May and ending late July, that provides laboratory, fieldwork and research skills in the broad area of biofuels research.

Students are paid a stipend of $5000 for the full summer and expected to work full time. Housing and travel expenses are covered. All students will be participating in the poster session at the end of the program in Pullman, WA.

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Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) Internship Program

The Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has launched a new summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about advanced composites technologies to aid in the creation of low-cost and energy-efficient manufacturing. Summer 2016 IACMI internship participants will have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and interact with scientists and engineers who are at the top of the advanced composites and manufacturing fields. Program participants will receive a weekly stipend ($600 for undergraduates, and $750 for graduate students) for the duration of the program, a housing allowance up to $175 weekly, and travel limited expenses to-and-from the internship site.

March 15, 2016

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Penn State College of Engineering REU

The Chemical Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates Students (REU) program, runs late May - July and is funded by the National Science Foundation. The program provides a variety of research opportunities for students in the integration of biology and materials as part of an overall summer experience.

Has not yet opened - Check the website.

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Portland State University REU

This program allows students to quickly engage in actual research work in a multidisciplinary environment, while training them in an important skill: microscopy and microanalysis techniques for materials characterization. The goal of the summer program is to provide research opportunities to students who do not have access to advanced facilities at their home institution. We strive to motivate students to pursue advanced degrees and research careers in science and engineering fields.

For the REU summer program, participants will receive a $4,000 stipend, and will engage in eight weeks of full-time (40 hours per week) research, as well as attending a week-long training course at the beginning of the program and practical seminars throughout the summer.

Still open - Applications began review on Jan. 5, 2016

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