(Last Updated: 05/01/2018)

Here you will find a list of Research Internships and Research Experiences 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.

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. (Information about Letter of Recommendation Requests from Faculty.)  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.

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Compiled databases for Research Internships & REUs:

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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 searchable list of NSF-funded REU Sites

NSF REU Search

 

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.

Current CDC Research Opportunities

IBM 

Database of currently open IBM intern/co-op jobs. 

Intern/Co-Op

International Students


Federal Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Searchable database of federally-sponsored opportunities for undergraduate students and undergraduate programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) areas. Includes scholarships and research internships that undergraduate students can apply to directly.

Undergraduate Internships at science.gov

Science Research/Medicine Internships

List maintained by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - updated each fall

Internships in Scientific Research or Medicine

OSU College of Engineering Undergraduate Research tips

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

Undergrad Research - for Students

REU Tips (pdf)

Ongoing REUs & Research Internships: Individual Listings (No Deadline)

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Laboratory Technology Program

Through the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

The Laboratory Technology Program provides opportunities for qualified STEM undergraduate students and recent associate and baccalaureate graduates to receive hands-on technical training in a real-world setting that will prepare them to become part of ORNL's future workforce in areas of critical need.

Salary based on academic level or degree; benefits of full-time or part-time temporary employees of Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Depending on the availability of funding, participants enrolled in an undergraduate course of study may be eligible for tuition and fees reimbursement.

- Must be U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

- Possess a skill set relevant to laboratory need (e.g. AMTEK or Mechatronics certification), OR have an associate’s degree or higher in a relevant field

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Post-Bachelor's Research Participation

Applicants should be recent Bachelor’s degree recipients or should expect to complete all requirements before starting their appointments. Applicants who have already finished their Bachelor’s degree must be within three years of graduation at the time of application.

The emphasis on a research mentoring approach allows program appointees to become integral members of ORNL research and development teams. They gain exposure to current national issues in science and technology, have opportunities to share and exchange innovative ideas and techniques, and make significant contributions to ORNL programs.

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Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity Program 

(Masters & PhD)

Applicants must be enrolled in a Master’s or a Ph.D. program at an accredited institution, or hold a recent (within the past five years) Master’s or Ph.D. degree, or have a Master’s equivalency in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) area.

ASTRO participants conduct research in areas that support ORNL missions in the basic and applied sciences, energy, and environment. Appointments are available in all current research and development programs at the Laboratory. The research can last from 1-12 months with an additional 12 month renewal

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Computational Science and Technology Advanced Research Studies Program

(Masters & PhD)

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory Computational Science & Technology Advanced Research Studies Program (C-STARS) is highly selective and offers challenging graduate research opportunities in the computational sciences. C-STARS participants conduct research on nationally visible advanced computing projects in the areas of National Security, Climate Science, Urban Dynamics, Health Data Analytics, Astrophysics, Energy, Chemistry or Biology. Participants are assigned to high-visibility, leading-edge computational projects.

There is no U.S. citizenship requirement.

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Post-Master's Research Participation 

(Masters & PhD)

Applicants should be recent Master’s degree or Ph.D degree graduates or should expect to complete all requirements before starting appointment.

The emphasis on a research mentoring approach allows program appointees to become integral members of ORNL research and development teams. They gain exposure to current national issues in science and technology, have opportunities to share and exchange innovative ideas and techniques, and make significant contributions to ORNL programs. Depending on the nature of research and availability of funding, program appointees are encouraged to publish and present research findings and assist with proposals as part of a research team to enhance their own professional development. 

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Advanced Spectroscopy of Chiral Pharmaceutical Fellowship

A research opportunity is available in the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality/Office of Testing and Research at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration. This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. 
The initial appointment is for 3 months, but my be renewed upon recommendation of FDA contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. The appointment is full-time at FDA in the St Lois, Missouri area. 
Available to undergraduates and post-bachelor's

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ASML Internships

Doing your internship or graduation project at ASML offers you the opportunity to look behind the scenes in one of the world's leading providers of lithography systems. 
Submit an open application if none of the assignments listed in the data base matches your interest. 

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REUs & Research Internships:  Individual Listings (By Deadline)

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National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) REU Program in Nanotechnology

The NNCI does not offer a network-wide REU program, but many of the NNCI sites conduct their own separate programs and the details for these can be found on the website. You must apply to each program separately. All of the NNCI site REU programs have the following common features: duration is about 10 weeks long, a stipend of approximately $4,000-$5,000, meal plans provided at some sites, housing on campus, and paid travel or travel allowance. 

All locations have various dates

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Amgen Scholars Program

Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from the U.S. to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 10 premier institutions within the United States participate in the program. Each institution has their own application process and program dates. However, Amgen Scholars also has programs in Europe and Japan!

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.

Deadlines vary

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East Carolina University Department of Engineering, Kinesiology and Physical Therapy

The 10 week summer research program is funded by the National Science Foundation for 10 undergraduate students. The goal of the BME-SIM REU is to provide a quality research experience to undergraduate students in order to increase awareness of and application to graduate school. At the end of the program students will have a better clarification and reinforcement of a STEM career path, and greater identification as an engineer/scientists. The program runs from May 27th to August 4th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, on-campus housing, dining plan, access to the student recreation center, and travel to conference. 

February 5, 2018

Applications are viewed on rolling basis until all positions are filled

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Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences REU

BIOS has National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates funding to support 8 undergraduate student researchers at BIOS during the fall semester. Several research areas include: biology, chemistry, and physics of the open ocean, molecular biology of marine organisms, effects and consequences of global environmental change, and many more. The program runs from August 26th to November 17th, 2018.

May 31, 2018

** Funding is pending

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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. To view eligibility requirements, visit the link to the right. 

Spring: October 1

Summer: February 1

Fall: June 1

NOTE: All dates are suggested deadlines

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Higher Education Research Experiences for Recent Associate's and Bachelor's at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (HERE at ORNL) provides research opportunities and associated activities for recent Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree graduates. 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

Recent associates - $500/week stipend + $150 housing if permanent address at least 50 miles

Recent bachelor's - $550/week stipend + $150 housing if permanent address at least 50 miles

For a full list of eligibility requirements view the page. 

Spring: October 1

Summer: February 1

Fall: June 1

NOTE: All dates are suggested deadlines

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North Carolina State University Summer Research Experiences/Programs (SRE)

NC State's Summer Research Programs offer hands-on experiences for a wide range of majors. The various programs can be viewed on the SRE site.

The programs have varying application due dates, program dates, eligibility, stipends, and etc. 

Varies

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The Center for the Environment Implication of Nanotechnology (CEINT) REU

The CEINT REU is funded by the National Science Foundation. The REU program provides experience across four CEINT partner institutions: Duke, Virginia Tech and Carnegie Mellon Universities as well as the European Center for Research and Education in Geosciences and the Environment (CEREGE) in Aix-en-Provence, France. This is a ten week summer program that runs from the end of May to the end of July. The program is uniquely designed to guide students toward independent interdisciplinary research in academic fields related to nano-science and engineering. 

Participants will be provided with a $5,000 stipend as well as housing and travel. 

Currently not hosting 2018 REU

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

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 $600 per week stipend for the 10-week period with limited travel reimbursement

Graduate students receive a $700 per week stipend for the 10-week period with limited travel reimbursement

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

Currently not hosting 2018 REU

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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. The program starts on May 22nd and ends on July 28th, 2017.

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, free housing and meal plan for 10 weeks, as well as a travel allowance up to $500.

Currently not hosting 2018 REU

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Samford University REU Program 

The program focuses on multidisciplinary research to study interactions in complex systems ranging from the molecular to the landscape scale in a diverse Appalachian ridge and valley ecosystem at Oak Mountain State Park (OMSP) near Birmingham, Alabama. Student projects may involve both field and laboratory research to address questions in ecology, biochemistry, population biology, geography, plant chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and pathogenesis. 

Participants will receive a $525/week stipend for the nine-week program, round trip travel to Birmingham, Alabama and room & board in Samford University residence hall and dining facility. The program runs from May 29th to July 29th, 2017. 

Currently not hosting 2018 REU

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Summer Graduate Environmental Health Internship (GEH)

This is a paid 9-week summer internship available for current graduate students with majors or interests deemed to be in support of Environmental Health missions at the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry (ATSDR). Environmental health is the discipline that focuses on the interrelationships between people and their environment, promotes human health and well-being, and fosters a safe and healthful environment. 

During the program interns will be assigned to projects that utilize the skills they've acquired through graduate studies and personal experiences. Interns will also be able to take advantage of lecture series and other opportunities offered at the CDC.

Currently not hosting 2018 REU

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Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) Summer Program

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) in Atlanta, Georgia, are applications for CLEH. Over the course of the summer, fellows will be exposed to a broad overview of environmental public health issues at the federal level. Fellows will participate in a comprehensive program including environmental health project assignments, interaction with federal officials and scientists, and visits to important environmental health sites in and around Atlanta. 

This is a paid 9-week summer environmental internship for current undergraduate students (rising junior or senior) who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. 

Currently not hosting 2018 REU

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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.

Spring: October 30

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Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program

The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within DoN. 

The ten-week intern program is designed to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research, under the guidance of an appropriate research mentor, at a participating Naval laboratory. 

Stipend levels will be determined by the student's years of participation in the NREIP program. Stipends will range from $5,400 to $10,800. Stipends will be paid bi-weekly via direct deposit. See the 'Details' tab for more information.

October 31, 2017

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U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) Summer Journeyman Fellowship

The fellowship provides undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and senior scientists the opportunity to conduct research in a range of fields aligned with Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). Each fellowship is uniquely designed to complement the individual's academics and or expertise providing professional development through cutting-edge research initiatives performed at approved ARL facilities. Applicants apply to projects for one of the directorates: Computational and Information Sciences, Human Research and Engineering, Sensors and Electron Devices, Vehicle Technology, or Weapons and Materials Research. 

A candidate for a postgraduate component must have received a college degree (bachelors, or master's degree) within five years of the fellow's start date. Tentative dates of appointment - May 15th to August 15th. Participants are provided with stipends based upon the discipline and area of research. Relocation and travel funding are dependent on academic level. 

November 12, 2017

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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency's mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent, and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Internships are typically during the summer months and are approximately 10 weeks in length. 

Stipends are a minimum of $600 per week depending on academic status. Travel to and from the appointment site will be paid when the distance is over 50 miles one-way. 

December 15, 2017

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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. The internship stars on May 15 and ends on July 9, 2018. 

You will receive a monthly scholarship of 750 Euros for the full month. The amount will be calculated on a daily basis if you will stay less than 23 days a month. DADD 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.

December 22, 2017

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Washington Internships for Students in Engineering (WISE)

Engineering students entering their final year of undergraduate studies are selected to conduct research on a public policy issue for 9 weeks during the summer in Washington, D.C. They have the opportunity to learn about the interaction between the engineering community and the government in matters of public policy, and to see how engineers can contribute to public policy decisions in complex technological matters. The program, sponsored by leading engineering societies including AlChE, have been recognized by Princeton Review as a top internship. 

The program runs from June 3rd to August 4th, 2018. Participants will receive a $2,100 stipend as well as housing. 

December 31, 2017

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The Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) Internship Program

The program offers undergraduate and graduate students a chance to participate in a research experience with an assigned mentor at one of IACMI's partner sites. The experience provides a maximum of 400 hours of participation either in a ten-week period or a long-term appointment spanning the course of one year. Depending on your interest, the internship can take place at any of IACMI's core partner sites across the U.S., ranging from wind turbines to compressed gas storage among many others. 

Participant's stipend is based on academic level for the duration of the program - $600/week for undergraduate and $750/week for graduate students, based on 40 hours of participation per week. A weekly housing allowance of $175 and limited in-and-outbound travel reimbursement to and from the internship site for selected students living more than 30 miles away. 

December 31, 2017

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U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) Summer Internship

The internship will expose interns to ongoing efforts in integrated science, technology and engineering solutions at the nation's premier military trauma research institute. A few research areas include acute maxillofacial trauma, coagulation and blood, damage control resuscitation, and tactical combat casualty care. The internship takes place in Fort Sam Houston, TX and occurs June 4th to August 10th, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $2,750 per month stipend which is based on full-time participation. Other benefits may include health insurance, inbound relocation/dislocation, and training & traveling. 

January 2, 2018

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Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

The mission of the MLEF program is to strengthen a diverse pipeline of future STEM professionals, and this program has mentored several hundred of the best and brightest students from across the nation for the future careers in STEM. Selected candidates train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists on focused research projects, consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy. During these 10-week energy fellowships, participants receive a stipend, and some students may be eligible for housing and travel allowances for the duration of the program. The program runs from June 4th to August 10th. 

Current undergraduate students receive weekly stipend of $600

Current Master's students receive weekly stipend of $750

Current Ph.D students receive a weekly stipend of $850 

January 3, 2018

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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 $5,000 stipend.

January 5, 2018

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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.

January 12, 2018

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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 June 11th through August 10th, 2018. 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.

January 12, 2018

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Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)

The program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science's Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with the DOE National Laboratories. Students engage in research projects related to DOE's ongoing research and development programs under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers.

Participants are provided with a $500/week stipend as well as $150 housing allowance and limited travel reimbursement, if permanent address is at least 50 miles from host laboratory.  

January 12, 2018

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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. The program starts on June 11th and goes until August 11th, 2018.

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 Chancellor 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 2018 (10 weeks) are $5,000. Additionally, room and board is free.

January 15, 2018

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AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program

For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television stations, newspapers, and magazines. As part of their job, the student-scientists and their host-journalists strive to make science news easy for the public to understand. The fellowship program is designed to enhance coverage of science-related issues in the media in order to improve public understanding and appreciation of science and technology. Fellows have the opportunity to observe and participate in the process by which events and ideas become news, improve their communication skills by learning to describe complex technical subjects in a manner understandable to the lay public, and increase their understanding of editorial decision making and the way in which information is effectively disseminated. 

Fellows are provided a weekly stipend of $500 as well as travel expenses to and from AAAS and their sites. AAAS does NOT provide housing or an additional housing stipend. The program runs from June 6th to August 21st, 2018.

January 15, 2018

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Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) REU at University of Washington

This program provides undergraduate students with the opportunities to work on research projects with scientists and to take part in workshop training sessions in ethics, communications, and scientific presentation skills designed to provide the undergraduate scientist with a solid foundation for graduate study. The program runs from June 12, 2018 to August 17, 2018.

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, reimbursement for travel expenses to a maximum of $750, and housing on the host university campus (at no cost to the REU student). 

January 15, 2018

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URSA Engage at Oregon State University

URSA Engage is designed to provide first and second year students, and transfer students in their first year at OSU, opportunities to pursue research or a creative activity under the guidance of an OSU mentor. Awardees are expected to spend an average of 5 hours per week for the 15-week duration of the project (mid-Winter 2018 to end of Spring 2018). The program provides $750 for the undergraduate URSA Engage awardees, and $250 in the form of development funds for mentors. URSA Engage is designed to establish mentoring relationships for undergraduates early in their program. Weekly interactions with mentors are required for URSA Engage projects. 

January 15, 2018

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The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program offers stipend-paid summer internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate level university pursuing STEM degrees, as well as upper-level high school students; select locations also offer internships to university students pursuing education-related degrees and K-12 professional educators. The selected interns gain valuable hands-on experience working with full-time AFRL scientists and engineers on cutting-edge research and technology and are able to contribute to unique, research-based projects. Graduate interns are able to collaborate with AFRL on current research and incorporate the research into their graduate work. 

Interns are eligible for competitive stipend rates. Interns must be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) and able to take personal responsibility for arranging transportation to and from worksite each day. 

January 16, 2018

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ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The fellowship opportunity is available in the Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) within the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the Chamblee Campus in Atlanta, Georgia. DLS provides laboratory support that improves the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of environmental, tobacco-related, nutritional, newborn, selected chronic and selected infectious diseases. DLS also works to improve the rapid and accurate detection of chemical threat agents, radiological threat agents, and selected toxins. 

Participants will receive a monthly stipend based on educational level. The program runs from May 24th to August 3rd, 2018.

January 19, 2018

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The Repperger Research Internship Program through the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory

Interns will work under the mentorship of an Air Force Scientist, where they will be exposed to current initiatives in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

Participants will be paid a stipend for a period of ten weeks. Participants are responsible for transportation and housing arrangements. 

January 21, 2018

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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 opportunities (PA) and clinical experience (MD Track).

There is also a paid stipend during the program. The eight-week Summer Equity Internship Program is scheduled for June 18 through August 10, 2018. Equity interns will be selected in early February. Interns work a maximum of 40 hours per work (including weekly seminars).

January 22, 2018

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Cancer Research Interns (CRI) Summer Internship Program

The CRI Summer Internship program is sponsored by the Center for Cancer Research's Office of Training and Education. The focus of this program is to increase diversity. A selection panel of NCI scientists and administrators will review the application packages and interview prospective fellows that meet the certain criteria. More than half of the former interns are currently attending or have completed graduate school. 

Applicants should be from groups underrepresented in biomedical science or disadvantaged backgrounds with cancer-related research interests. 

January 22, 2018

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Sustainable Urban Water Transdisciplinary Research Program for Undergraduates

Participants will be given the opportunity to perform cutting edge, transdisciplinary research of immediate relevance to people in urban areas. Under the guidance of one or more scientific mentors, UWIN URP students will perform an independent research project of their own design that supports integration between social, natural sciences, and engineering as well as connections to the national network. The program runs from May 3rd to August 1st, 2018.

January 29, 2018

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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program will primarily focus on projects related to Advanced Technology Demonstration programs, or are otherwise in the areas of: Materials Research and Supporting Technology, Advanced Analytics, Nuclear Forensics, Program Management, Radiation Detection, and Shielded Special Nuclear Material (SNM) Detection. The program runs from May 7th to August 31st, 2018. 

Participants will receive a stipend of $600 per week for undergraduates and $700 per week for graduate students during the 10-week internship period. There is a travel reimbursement of up to $1,000 for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way, from their assigned hosting site. 

January 29, 2018

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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.

The program runs from May 29, 2018 to August 3, 2018 with hourly wages for the equivalent of $5,000 over the 10 week period. All students stay on campus; housing/meals provided.

January 30, 2018

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Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services (Eco REU) at University of Arkansas

about environmental systems or sustainability are encouraged to apply. The REU focuses on field and lab-based research in areas such as water quality, sustainability, biofuels and more. Students will get a crash course about ecosystem services, conduct research with help and guidance from their advisor, and learn how to analyze their data and share their results with peers and other researchers. The program runs from May 21st to July 27th, 2018.

Students will receive a $5,500 stipend as well as free room and board, plus a travel allowance. 

January 30, 2018

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Center for Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) REU

The program entails nine weeks of intensive work during the summer; students are strongly encouraged to continue their projects during the following academic year. DIMACS was founded as one of the 24 Science and Technology Centers funded by the NSF. It is located at Rutgers University, and is a joint project of Rutgers, Princeton, AT&T Laboratories, Bell Laboratories, Telcordia Technologies, and Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and the NEC Research Institute. 

Housing will be provided as well as a stipend of approximately $4,500 depending on choice of housing options and which program funds the project. In addition, the DIMACS program will cover travel up to $600 for travel, with additional funds available on a case by case basis. The program runs from May 29th to July 27th, 2018.

January 31, 2018

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Internet of Things (IoT) at University of California, Irvine

IoT is a new direction in the evolution of connectivity. Objects, devices, systems and venues are equipped with sensors and controllers that communicate wirelessly through the Internet or intranet systems. The number of new IoT products and services is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years, with up to 50 billion things connected to the Internet by 2020. This eight-week REU runs from June 24 to August 17, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $4,000 stipend plus room and board with a travel allowance up to $600. For eligibility, visit the REU program website.

January 31, 2018

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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 29th 2018.  

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

January 31, 2018

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Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute (MTBI) Summer Program

This intensive eight-week summer research experience for undergraduates in Tempe, Arizona prepares promising young scientists interested in working at the interface of mathematics, statistics and the natural and social sciences for the rigors of graduate studies. MTBI is a research experience for undergraduates (REU); it is not an internship, nor will students earn college credit for participation. Participants receive intensive instruction in dynamical systems, stochastic processes, computational methods and modeling delivered by top scientists and special guest lectures and colloquia speakers. The program runs from June 6th to July 28th, 2018. 

Participating U.S. citizens/students will receive airfare and transportation to Tempe, Arizona (up to $500), room and board and a $4,000 stipend (notification of award amount by March 20).

January 31, 2018

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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, starting on June 5 and ending on August 11, 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. 

January 31, 2018

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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

The scholarship includes academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/wk) internship at a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) facility during the summer. 

The internship provides hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and educational activities. Awards also include travel funds and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. 

January 31, 2018

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Research Internship Summer Experience (RISE) - Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University

Participants will conduct state-of-the-art research related to challenging civil and environmental engineering problems, mentored by NC State faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students. There will be opportunities to co-author scientific manuscripts with the mentors. The program runs from June 2nd to August 2nd, 2018 (dates are currently tentative).

Participants will receive a $4,000 stipend in addition to coverage of travel and university housing costs for non-NCSU participants. 

February 1, 2018

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Environmental Engineering Solutions for Pollution Prevention (EESPP)

The National Science Foundation REU Site at the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) trains undergraduate researchers to address regional and global pollution concerns within 3 themes: detection, source control, and remediation. The 10-week program is aimed at providing students with confidence and independence. Participants are paired with a faculty research mentor to conduct transformative air and/or water pollution research. The program runs from May 30th to August 11th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 research stipend for participation and provided summer housing in a LEED-Certified UB Dormitory. The program offers networking opportunities with UB faculty and student participants throughout the U.S. as well as an opportunity to participate in a professional research conference. 

February 1, 2018

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Harvard Summer 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. The program is 10 weeks long running from June 4th to August 11th, 2018. Students will receive a $5,000 program stipend, $350 travel stipend, and free on campus housing is provided. 

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. 

February 1, 2018

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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. 

Research Aide receive a salary and travel reimbursement. Salaries are determined by the field of study and academic 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.

February 1, 2018

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Nanomaterials Undergraduate Research in Germany

The ten-week program is located in Munich, running from June 28th to August 24th, 2018. The program provides research experience in materials nanotechnology, on-site orientation with survival German, and cohort visits to science and technology workshops and cultural and social outings. The program takes a mentorship approach that allows students to create for themselves a meaningful research experience under the mentorship of the host faculty researcher and laboratory members. This program requires no prior language training for U.S. students. 

A weekly stipend of $500 will be provided as well as coverage for international expenses and a 10-week public transit ticket in Muich plus housing costs. 

February 1, 2018

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Michigan State University Summer Research Opportunities Program

The Summer Research Opportunities Program is a gateway to graduate education at Big Ten Academic Alliance universities. The goal of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers. SROP helps prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities. The MSU SROP Program provides an opportunity to combine professional development with applied work experience in your career field. 

Participants receive a generous stipend for the summer, free room and board on MSU campus, paid travel to/from East Lansing, and opportunities to present research locally and regional. 

February 1, 2018

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Amgen Scholars Program at National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The Amgen Scholars Program at NIH is a partnership between the Amgen Foundation, the Foundation for the NIH, and the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education. Amgen Scholars at NIH will spend the summer working at NIH's main campus in Bethesda, Maryland side-by-side with some of the world's leading scientists, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. During their internships at NIH, scholars will be matched with research mentors in the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP) where they will be immersed in a culture of translational science and will explore important elements of the basic, translational, and clinical research enterprise. 

During their internships at NIH, scholars will receive a monthly stipend and Transhare benefits for travel within the Metro DC area (Transhare is a transportation subsidy provided to individuals who agree to use any form of public transportation and not their car to get to work). Housing and travel support for all interns participating in the Amgen Scholars Program at NIH will be arranged by the Foundation for the NIH. 

February 1, 2018

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University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

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.

February 1, 2018

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Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) at John Hopkins University REU

INBT offers an experience that engages students in cutting-edge nanobiotechnology research. We provide a valuable summer research experience through participation in research labs and high quality student/faculty interaction and mentorships. The program is 10-weeks long, running from June 4th to August 10th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a stipend, paid housing, and travel allowance. 

February 1, 2018

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Integrated Bioengineering Research, Education, and Outreach Experiences for Females and Underrepresented Minorities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The objectives of this program are to provide research opportunities for undergraduate students in bioengineering, personal and professional development training to help increase the retention of female and minority undergraduate students in engineering, and involvement in outreach in middle school students. Some of the project opportunities include biomaterials tissue engineering/stem cell engineering, biomechanics regarding cells and tissues, amongst many others. The program runs from May 24th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, free housing, funds for travel to and from Worcester, and some funds for conferences and travel to and from the BMES Annual Meeting.

February 1, 2018

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Convergence of Research at the Interface of the Biological, Physical, and Engineering Sciences REU at Yale University

The program enables undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in the sciences to conduct interdisciplinary research at Yale for a 10-week period during the summer. The program runs from May 27th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants are provided a $5,500 for the 10-week period, travel expenses up to $500, food allowance, and free room and board at Yale's campus. 

February 1, 2018

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Amgen-UROP Scholars Program 

The Amgen-UROP Scholars Program invites undergraduates to participate in faculty-mentored summer research at MIT in the science and biotechnology areas. Students admitted to this program (known as "Amgen Scholars") will have opportunities to conduct research, analyze data, present research results, network with other undergraduates with similar research interests, and develop working relationships with MIT faculty mentors and other research staff. 

The Program offers competitive compensation package. Amgen Scholars working 40 hours per week for the nine week period will earn $4,320, based on an hourly wage of $12.55. Housing in a designated MIT residence hall and a $800 food allowance will also be provided. 

February 1, 2018

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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.

February 1, 2018

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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at Stanford University

The SURF research experience is an excellent way to introduce outstanding students to the direct applications of science and engineering. SURF enables students to experience the joys and challenges of research; to broaden their academic performance in engineering, and to make a well-informed career decision about whether to pursue graduate studies or to undertake a career in engineering. The program runs from June to August 2018 (exact dates are to be determined). 

Students will receive a stipent for the duration of the program to work with a faculty mentor and other students to produce an identifiable research result. 

February 1, 2018

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Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP) at University of Minnesota

The various programs are supported by the University of Minnesota Medical School. Some of the programs are: Biostatistics, Summer Institute, Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology Research, Clinical and Translational Science Institute Pathways to Research, and many more. The programs run from May 31st to August 11th, 2018. 

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February 1, 2018

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SACKLER/NSF REU: Interdisciplinary Research Training Across Biology, Physics, and Engineering at Yale 

This program enables undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in the sciences to conduct interdisciplinary research. The REU features a series of workshops that help students develop strong communication skills, briefly explore scientific ethics, and help participants learn about the graduate application process and the difference between a PhD and an MD/PhD. The program runs from May 27th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,500 stipend in addition to coverage of travel expenses up to $500, as well as a food allowance and free room and board on Yale's campus. 

February 1, 2018

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University of Texas BME Community of Undergraduate Research Scholars (CUReS) for Cancer REU

The REU addresses nationally identified key challenges in cancer research using an engineering approach. Each Scholar will have both a faculty mentor and a graduate-student mentor. The program runs from June 1st to August 10th, 2018. 

Students will receive a $5,000 stipend, coverage of on campus housing and meals, and travel funding ($250 for travel to Austin, $650 to present at BMES Annual Meeting in October 2018)

February 1, 2018

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Particle-based Functional Materials REU

The students will work with graduate students and faculty on a current research project during the ten week program. Additionally, students will work in teams on a "cross-training internship" where they will complete a mini-project in a different field of particle-based functional materials, in order to enhance the students' breadth of knowledge. Weekly, seminars are scheduled on various topics including, laboratory safety, research integrity and oral presentation skills. Participants will be expected to work approximately 40 hours per week on their research projects. The program runs from late May 2018 to August 4, 2018. 

Participants will be provided with a $5,000 stipend plus $500 meal allowance and housing (if needed). 

February 1, 2018

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University of Illinois at Chicago Summer Research Opportunities Program (UIC SROP)

The goal of SROP is to introduce domestic underrepresented sophomores and juniors to academic research experiences. Student participants work one-on-one with a faculty mentor giving them an opportunity to experience research and the graduate student experience. The student may apply to the program already having a research project in mind and a committed faculty mentor or simply by having a research area of interest. In cases where a student has an experienced interest but no mentor, the SROP staff will try to facilitate a match. Students will learn how to apply for admissions and financial support for graduate school as well as offered opportunities to present their research projects twice during the summer calendar. The ten week program runs from May 31st to July 27th, 2018.

Students receive an award of up to $4,000 to work with talented faculty at a Research I institution with state-of-the-art facilities. The program covers the cost of travel up to $350 and housing for students who do not live in Chicago or the surrounding suburbs. 

February 2, 2018

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Research in Chemistry REU at West Virginia University

The REU is ten-weeks of summer research experiences that are intellectually stimulating, have societal relevance, and improve participants' research self-efficacy by rapidly moving participants from dependence to a relatively independent status. Projects focus indirectly in the fields of health care, forensics/criminology, energy, sustainability, and transportation. The program runs from May 20th to July 29th, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, lodging, meal expenses, and travel reimbursed to/from the site.

Early Admission: December 29, 2017

February 2, 2018

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NanoSAFE REU at West Virginia University

The NanoSAFE REU centers on Design, Characterization, and Toxicity Assessment of Safe Advanced Performance Nanomaterials. Selected participants spend 10-weeks working on research on projects that address fundamental questions related to multifunctional nanoparticles. Participants are trained on nanoparticles that have been characterized and assessed for potential toxicity. The program runs from May 21st to July 27th, 2018. 

Participants are provided with $5,000 stipend, lodging at West Virginia University, meal expenses, and travel reimbursement to/from the site. 

Early Admission: December 31, 2017

February 3, 2018

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REU Program in Physical Sciences (Earth and Planetary Sciences and Astrophysics)

The American Museum of Natural History Division of Physical Sciences, in collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY), is pleased to offer summer undergraduate research opportunities in Astrophysics and Earth and Planetary Sciences. Our program brings approximately eight students to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City each summer for a ten-week experience working with our curators, faculty, and post-doctoral fellows. 

Students receive a $5,000 traineeship stipend, as well as per diem costs for housing and meals, relocation expenses, and transportation subsidies. Housing is made available at nearby Columbia University. 

February 5, 2018

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USC Viterbi School of Engineering SURE 2018 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. The program runs from June 11th to August 3rd, 2018. 

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

February 7, 2018

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Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CSURP)

CSURP is a program for undergraduate students, majoring in chemistry of chemical engineering, interested in conducting supervised summer research. The program is supported by the Center for Selective C-H Functionalization, which is a network of 23 academic and industrial research laboratories at 15 partner institutions throughout the country. 

Each participant will receive travel awards to their host institution, a stipend of $5,000 for the ten weeks of participation, and provided on campus housing, if required. Some participants may be given housing allowance instead depending on the location.

February 8, 2018

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Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program (BESIP)

The NIBIB sponsored Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship (BESIP) is for undergraduate biomedical engineering students who have completed their junior year of college. The 10-week program, under the guidance of Dr. Robert Lutz, BESIP Program Director, is scheduled from June 4th to August 10th, 2018. The internship will allow rising senior bioengineering students to participate in cutting-edge biomedical research projects under the mentorship of world-class scientists in NIH laboratories in Bethesda, MD. 

All interns will be housed as a group in pre-arranged condos in the Bethesda area. The BESIP summer stipend includes a base stipend plus a supplement to cover the high cost of living in the Bethesda area. The total stipend adds up to approximately $6,600 for 10 weeks. Housing costs are paid by the intern from this stipend. The intern must pay any travel expenses to and from NIH from the summer stipend. 

February 9, 2018

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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 runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Stipends for Summer 2018 are $5,000, and includes free housing on campus and up to $300 in relocation expenses.

February 9, 2018

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ReNUWIt REU Program

ReNUWIt has several openings for paid research internships during Summer 2018. 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. Exact dates of program varies by campus.

Stipends for Summer 2018 are ~$4,500, with a travel allowance up to $600. On-campus housing is provided, with a work expectation of 40 hours/week.

February 9, 2018

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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. Each week, all interns will participate in research activities, a career development activity, discussions outlining their research progress, and visit regional companies and a national laboratory. The program runs from May 29th to August 10th, 2018. 

Stipends for Summer 2018 (11 weeks) are $7,000 ($2,000 are used by students to pay for on-campus housing and related expenses).

February 9, 2018

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IMPACT REU Summer Program

The Biomedical Engineering Department at Wake Forest University will offer several summer research opportunities in 2018 focusing on Imaging and Mechanics-based Projects on Accidental Causes of Trauma. Students selected for this REU program will receive a $5,200 stipend, meals, and on-campus housing. The research internships will be offered between May 27th and August 4th, 2018.

February 9, 2018

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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.

February 9, 2018

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NSF REU Site: Robots in the Real World at Oregon State University

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 18th to August 24th, 2018 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.

February 9, 2018

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Multi-Physics of Active Systems and Structures REU at Florida State University

Participate in ongoing active research programs, including the development of micro air vehicles, multi-modal robots, active flow control, aeroaccoustics, sensors and actuators, smart materials, energy harvesting and storage, etc.. The multidisciplinary nature of these projects will engage students in cross-cutting technologies by inspiring the integration and synthesis of ideas and facilitating a better understanding of engineering design at the system level. The program runs from May 28th to August 3rd, 2018. 

February 9, 2018

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Multifunctional Materials REU at Texas A&M University

Students will get hands-on experience in various materials synthesis and characterization techniques, different types of multifunctional materials, and materials modeling methods such as molecular dynamics to continuum scale constitutive modeling, optimization, advanced finite element-based micro-mechanics, and macroscopic finite element modeling. They will learn how research is conducted, develop experimentation and modeling skills, and learn how to conduct property characterization, analysis, testing and optimization of multifunctional materials and components. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend and on-campus housing and travel support. 

February 9, 2018

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The Coastal Carolina University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (C-SURF)

Students will collaborate with researchers on potential projects that integrate computing and geoscience to advance our understanding of the coastal zones, climate variability, weather forecasting, oceanography, big data analytics, and related topics. The program runs from May 21st to July 27th, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend and coverage of travel and housing costs.

February 10, 2018

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Nanotechnology and Biomedicine REU at University of Georgia

This is a NSF funded REU program at the College of Engineering of University of Georgia. The REU program will provide an interdisciplinary research experience at the interface of nanotechnology and biomedicine to undergraduate students from other institutions, leveraging the diverse interdisciplinary expertise, resources, and training opportunities in this area at University of Georgia. The program runs from May 22nd to July 29th, 2018. 

Each participants will receive a $5,000 stipend toward food and expenses, travel money up to the program limit, a shared dorm room on the same floor with the NSF funded REU programs at UGA, free transportation on campus, lab safety training and preparation to work in any type of scientific lab. 

February 11, 2018

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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. Research will be either qualitative or quantitative and will fulfill a need identified by the program. The program runs from June 18th to August 27th, 2018. 

Students will receive a stipend of $5,200 to be distributed in installments via UW Payroll. EHREP students are responsible for providing their own housing. 

February 11, 2018

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Functional Materials and Manufacturing Institute REU at University of South Florida

The primary objective of this REU project is to cultivate engineering innovation skills in participants by challenging them to conceive functional materials and their structures, and methods for processing them to perform targeted engineering functions. The science of functional materials, especially, nano-materials and hybrid composite materials, has advanced substantially in recent years. The program runs from May 22nd to July 27th, 2018.  

Participants will receive a $4,600 stipend, dormitory-style housing which includes a meal plan, public transportation, and access to Downtown Tampa.

February 13, 2018

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Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, & Discovery of Interface Materials (PARADIM) 

The PARADIM REU Program is designed to give undergraduate students an introductory research experience in the growth or structural/electrical characterization of thin films of transition metal oxides or chalcohendes currently being researched as next generation electronic materials. Four Cornell faculty members will each host a student, who will work on an independent project using the advanced resources available in PARADIM faculty labs and CCMR facilities. 

The program will run from June 5th to August 10th, 2018 with interns arriving in Ithaca on June 2nd and departing on August 11th. The program culminates with the CNF & PARADIM REU Nano-Convocation. Interns will receive a $5,000 stipend and housing, and all reasonable travel expenses are paid for directly or reimbursed up to $500. 

February 14, 2018

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Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility Research Experience for Undergraduates (CNF REU) Program

The CNF REU program is designed to give undergraduate students an introductory research experience in nanotechnology. In 2018, five students will be hosted by a Cornell faculty member. Each student will work on an independent research project using the advanced resources available at CNF and Cornell. Inters will take advantage of our training processes to quickly become proficient in advanced laboratory practices. Projects are scaled to be challenging yet achievable within the program's ten-week time frame. 

The program will run from June 5th to August 10th, 2017 with interns arriving in Ithaca on June 2nd and departing on August 11th. The program culminates with the CNF & PARADIM REU Nano-Convocation. Interns will receive a $5,000 stipend and housing, and all reasonable travel expenses are paid for directly or reimbursed. Costs of all CNF lab use and some research materials are covered. Meal plans are not provided, however, a great deal of free food is regularly available. 

February 14, 2018

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Summer Research Fellows (Columbia University and City College of NY)

The joint Materials Research Center program at Columbia University and City College of NY (CCNY) will support outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year. In addition, a joint REU program between Columbia and the City of University of New York's Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) may have additional openings. 

The materials research program at Columbia University encompasses two research thrusts around the theme of building higher dimensional materials from lower dimensional structures with unprecedented levels of control. The first thrust combines two-dimensional layered materials such as graphene into layered heterostructures; the second combines molecular 'superatoms' into three-dimensional solids. 

During the program, all REU students will also be involved in workshops, visits to local industry, recreational activities, a symposium of presentations by students, and other activities. Students attend a weekly research seminar series by Columbia, CCNY, and ASRC faculty, and present results at a daylong symposium at the end of the program. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018.

February 14, 2018

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Caltech's Amgen Scholars

Caltech's Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology, chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. The goal of the program is to provide research opportunities to students interested in pursing a Ph.D. or M.D/Ph.D. program in STEM fields. 

Scholars receive a $6,000 stipend for the 10-week period. Stipend payments are distributed in equal installments in late June and late July. Scholars will also receive campus housing, a modest board allowance, and travel to and from Pasadena. Scholars are required to live in provided campus housing. 

February 15, 2018

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Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center REU

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. REU students will have the opportunity to contribute to a research project led by a center faculty member and will participate in interdisciplinary research group meetings, expanding their science and engineering experience into a range of fields. Students with an interest in nanomaterials and majoring in a science of engineering field are encouraged to apply. 

The program runs from June 18th to August 17th, 2018. Chicago is only a half and hour away with easily accessible public transportation, and city events such as the Taste of Chicago that takes place throughout each summer. REU participants receive a $4,500 stipend, on-campus housing, and a travel allowance.

February 15, 2018

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Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE)

The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering brings ten students each summer to campus to work closely with VINSE faculty on research projects in cutting edge areas of nanoscale science and engineering. This summer program is funded by the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program. Participation in the program provides students with a true interdisciplinary research experience in an environment where physicists, chemists, biologists, and all engineers collaboratively solve problems and create new scientific understanding. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, room and board, plus a $500 travel allowance to offset the cost of getting to Nashville. The program runs from May 27th to August 3rd, 2018. 

February 15, 2018

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Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) REU 

The program offers research opportunities for domestic undergraduates from institutions outside of the ASSIST center. Students will conduct research at one of ASSIST's partner institutions. The program is 10-weeks long, running from May 29, 2018 to August 3, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $4,000 stipend, on-campus room and board, and up to $500 for travel reimbursement for those students coming from outside of a 50 mile radius of the host university.

February 15, 2018

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The Jacobs School of Engineering (JSOE) at UC San Diego REU in Biomaterials

The objectives of the program are to train undergraduates in basic research through challenging biomaterial-related engineering projects performed with research mentors from engineering departments across JSOE. Research areas include tissue engineering and 3D printing, bio-inspired biomaterials, biomaterial-stem cell interaction, nanoparticles and drug delivery. 

Participants are provided with a $500 per week stipend, free on-campus housing, and travel to and from San Diego at to and from the BMES National Meeting. 

February 15, 2018

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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 through weekly luncheons. The program runs from June 10, 2018 to August 10, 2018.

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 2018 (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.

February 15, 2018

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The University of Minnesota Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) REU

The MRSEC REU program provides summer undergraduate research opportunities in science and engineering. The program occurs from June 4th to August 10th, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, housing and meals, a travel reimbursement up to $500, a $1,000 research supply fund, and travel grants available to present research at national conference. 

February 15, 2018

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Biological Materials and Processes Research Experience for Undergraduates (BioMaP REU)

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Iowa State University hosts the Biological Materials and Processes Experience for undergraduates summer research experience for undergraduate students. The program creates novel research experiences for undergrad students from around the country in the areas of biological materials and processes. Students are active members of interdisciplinary groups and interact with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, graduate students and industry. 

The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. Participants will receive a stipend of $450 per week, travel expenses paid up to $800, and a food and housing allowance up to $2,500. 

February 15, 2018

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The Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology REU

Participants will spend 10 weeks conducting research in collaboration with one more principal investigators of the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology. Each student will be located at one of the participating institutions but will interact with faculty and students at all institutions via in-person and cyber-enabled interactions. Research projects include: synthesis and fuctionalization of novel types of nanomaterials, molecular-level interaction of nanomaterials with lipid bilayers, influence of surface ligands and nanoparticle bulk composition on uptake of nanoparticles by organisms, and many more. The program begins Memorial Day (dates are flexible).

Students will receive a stipend of $5,000. Housing and travel to and from the host institution are provided.

February 15, 2018

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Texas A&M Chemistry REU

This REU focuses on interdisciplinary projects in biological, materials, and sustainable chemistry. A few research projects include: Molecular Design of Sustainable Homogeneoys Catalysis Systems, Design of Small Molecules to Bind Protein Surfaces, and many more. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018.

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, free housing, one credit of summer research, with tuition and required fees paid by the program, travel allowance, and $500 debit card to be used toward meals. 

February 15, 2018

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Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute REU at Indiana University-Purdue University

The program is dedicated to nanomaterials for energy and biological applications. Nanotechnology represents an exciting and multidisciplinary topic at the forefront of discovery-based science, and is well-suited to accommodate undergraduate researchers from a broad range of STEM disciplines. Faculty members within INDI span from the Schools of Engineering & Technology, Science, Medicine, and Dentistry. The program runs from May 27th to August 3rd, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, travel and registration reimbursements up to $1,000, up to $2,275 to go towards Campus Apartments and $500 to cover round-trip ticket to travel to IUPUI for non-local students. 

February 15, 2018

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Biological SIGNALS: Information Flow, Storage, and Exchange REU at University of Wisconsin-Madision

Understanding information flow, storage, and exchange is essential to decoding the cellular mechanisms of growth, development, and reproduction of organisms, as well as their interactions within populations and interrelationship with the environment at the ecosystem level (AAAS, 2009). The diverse research projects that SIGNALS participants undertake - which may involve any scale from molecules to ecosystems - will each explore a research question related to understanding the many forms of information or signals in biological systems, how information moves within and across biological scales, and/or how signals from the environment can impact cellular processes and thus affect organismal and population activity. The program runs from May 29th to August 4th, 2018. 

Participants will be provided with a stipend, as well as housing and travel coverage. 

February 15, 2018

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The Chemistry of Materials for Renewable Energy REU at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Participants will spend ten weeks conducting research on a renewable energy project in chemistry, chemical engineering, or biological engineering. Some research projects include: molecular interfaces to nanoscale materials, electrocatalytic interfaces to nanostructured materials, theoretical modeling of new fuel cell membranes, chemical synthesis with sunlight, and many more. The program runs from May 29th to August 4th, 2018. 

Students will receive a stipend of $5,000 as well housing and travel coverage to and from Madison. 

February 15, 2018

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Nanotechnology REU at University of Wisconsin-Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) on Templated Synthesis and Assembly at the Nanoscale and the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) on Nanostructured Interfaces hosts the REU program. The NSEC and MRSEC research programs are at the forefront of nanoscience and technology research. The program runs from May 29th to August 4th, 2018. 

Students will receive a stipend of $5,000 as well housing and travel coverage to and from Madison. 

February 15, 2018

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Materials Research Science and Engineering Center REU at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Students will spend ten weeks conducting laboratory research in an area of engineering or the physical sciences. Students are exposed to other research available on campus through weekly meetings and faculty seminars, and participate in social activities with current graduate students. The program runs from May 29th to August 4th, 2018. 

Participants will receive approximately $7,500, which includes a $5,000 stipend, travel expenses to and from the program, housing, and a meal allowance. 

February 15, 2018

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University of North Texas REU in the Department of Chemistry 

This program offers interdisciplinary research experiences at the forefront of the chemical sciences. Possible research areas include: Light-Harvesting Organic/Metal-Organic Materials, Porous Materials for Environmental Remediation, Gas-Sensing Materials, and many more. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, double-occupancy accommodations at a UNT residence hall will be provided, and a travel allowance to/from the REU site is also available. An optional meal plan will be made available at a modest cost to the student.

February 15, 2018

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Integration of Biology and Materials REU with Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering

The program provides a variety of research opportunities for students in the integration of biology and materials as part of an overall summer experience. Students participating in the program will engage in a wide range of chemical engineering research and participate in weekly group activities. The REU program provides research experiences targeted at advancing biomaterial technologies and provides the basic skills and motivations needed to achieve future success in chemical engineering graduate programs and research careers. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $4,500 stipend for the 10-weeks, along with housing up to $1,900 (arrangements for on-campus housing can be arranged), as well as up to $400 for travel expenses for out of state students

February 15, 2018

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REU: Advancing Human Health, From Nano to Network at University of Rochester

The program provides an interdisciplinary framework for faculty and students to utilize hypothesis-driven research to advance human health. The broad aims of the project are to develop critical thinking, ethics and the communication skills of undergraduate researchers who are less likely to receive these opportunities. The program runs from May 29th to July 30th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $4,500 stipend, coverage for on campus housing, and a $500 meal stipend. 

February 15, 2018

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REU: Nano-, Bio-, and Quantum Photonics at University of Rochester

This program will engage participants in the frontiers of photonics research in nanoscience, bioscience and quantum science while at the same time providing them with experiences to recognize the excellent career opportunities, both academic and industry based, available in photonics. The program runs from May 29th to July 30th, 2018.

Participants will receive a $4,500 stipend, coverage for on campus housing, and a $500 meal stipend. 

February 15, 2018

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Synthesis, Assembly and Characterization of Soft Matter REU at Cleveland State University

Soft matter is a group of materials that includes liquids, colloids, polymers, gels, and biological materials. Soft matter researchers combine physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering to study the unique properties and applications of these materials. REU participants will conduct original research via specially designed student projects with three main foci: 1) Microgel and Hydrogel Nanoparticles: Designing environmentally sensitive nanoparticles for a variety of applications and fundamental studies of volume phase transitions; 2) Anisotropic Soft Matter Thin Films: Driving self-assembly of soft matter to develop thin films with unique properties tied to the shape anisotropy of the materials; 3) Soft Matter Fluid Flow: Striving to better understand and to improve mixing in liquid soft matter systems and use liquid flow to test and understand biological phenomena. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018.

Students will receive a $5,000 stipend, up to $500 for travel funds to CSU, and $500 for conference travel funds after completion of the REU.

February 15, 2018

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Clean Energy Bridge to Research REU

The REU is a summer research program from the Clean Energy Institute at the University of Washington. It supports a select group of undergraduates to participate in authentic research in solar, energy storage and grid technologies. The purpose of the REU program is to encourage students to pursue STEM careers, improve student knowledge about the nature of research including ambiguity, evolving understanding, and the open ended nature of research.

Full Research Session runs from June 28th to August 17th, 2018. This is for students who have completed two years of college, community college or tribal college, This is a nine-week program that involves a research project in a single lab leading to an abstract and poster. A stipend of $4,000, on-campus housing, $500 for food, and $500 travel allowance will be provided.

Exploratory Session runs from June 28th to July 28th, 2017. This is for students who have completed one year of college, community college or tribal college. Students receive training, complete a mini research project, and create an educational project related to their work. A stipend of $2,000 will be provided. 

February 16, 2018

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Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

The ten-week summer internship opportunity in the Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, in La Jolla, California, is a great opportunity for inquisitive and motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for qualitative science majoring in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world.

Inters are paid $14 per hour and no further compensation or stipend is provided. 

February 16, 2018

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Engineering Tools for Disease Diagnosis and Treatment REU at Washington State University

The REU will train undergraduate scholars to develop or utilize engineering tools to diagnose and/or treat diseases. Students are required to work full time during the 9.5-week program period. The program runs from May 29, 2018 to August 3, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $4,750 stipend, a housing allowance of $1,100 if needed, and a travel allowance up to $500. 

February 16, 2018

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George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program

The internship program promotes "science with practice" by exposing interns to research opportunities under the direction of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) research faculty members. The internship program further seeks to bridge the gap between lack of access to technology/information and opportunities to engage in experiential learning in an effort to increase the participation of students of color in STEM fields. 

This is an 8-week program running from June 9th to August 4th, 2018. Undergraduate students are provided with room and board on campus and round-trip airfare, a meal plan, and a $3,000 stipend.

February 16, 2018

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MIT Materials Processing Center (MPC) 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. The program runs from June 17th to August 11th, 2018.

Participants will receive a $6,500 plus round trip travel expenses up to $1,000.

February 16, 2018

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University of Kansas - Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century REU

This REU offers talented undergraduate students the opportunity to become engaged in research that addresses the area of sustainable energy and to develop the skills and viewpoints necessary to be part of the solution to the issues associated with sustainability. Students selected for this program will conduct research as part of a multidisciplinary team on one application of sustainable energy. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participating students will receive a stipend for $5,000 for the ten-week period and $2,500 for food and lodging expenses. Funds will be available for REU students to travel to conferences to present their REU research. 

February 16, 2018

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Forest Bio-products Research Institute Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

During the Summer of 2018, 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, 06/04 – 08/10/2018. 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 2018 are $5,000 and on campus housing is provided. There is also a week long research experience & exchange in Chile for all students.

February 16, 2018

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Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the Environment REU at Stony Brook University

The Center for Inclusive Education REU: Nanotechnology Program offers research opportunities for qualified, academically talented and motivated undergraduates interested in eventually pursuing their doctoral degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline at Stony Brook University. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $4,000 stipend, coverage of lodging and meals, and a $300 travel award for participants living more than 75 miles away. 

February 16, 2018

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Engineering Biological Machines (EBICS) REU

The REU is a summer research program that will fund undergraduate students assigned to EBICS at each primary institution: Georgia Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The program runs from late May to early August, depending on host location. 

Students will receive a $4,400 stipend and free housing and allowances for meals and travel. 

February 16, 2018

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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at OSU : Engineering Solutions for Resilient and Sustainable Communities

This fellowship will provide hands-on research in the areas of community resilience, clean water engineering, safety, and infrastructure renewal. During the eight-week program, students will work with a faculty mentor and graduate student on a specific project and will develop research skills to increase graduate school opportunities. Some of the topics include : Antibiotic Resistance from Wastewater to Agricultural Soils and Food Crops, Evaluating Commercial Sorbents for Stormwater Treatment, Generation of a Containment "Heat Map" in a Stormwater Rain Garden, and many more. The program runs from June 18th to August 24th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $4,500 stipend.

February 16, 2018

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REU for Meeting the Grand Challenges at The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University

Students will have the opportunity to work on a research project related to solving one of the Grand Challenges of Engineering which include reverse engineer the brain, make solar energy cost-competitive with coal, engineer better medicines, provide access to clean water, among many others. The program is nine-weeks long. 

Participants will be provided with a double-occupancy dorm room and round-trip travel funding as well as a $4,500 stipend. 

February 19, 2018

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Indiana University Minority Serving Institutions Summer Scholars Institute 

The Summer Scholars Institute, an eight-week program held at the IU Bloomington and IUPUI campuses, enrolls select HBCU and IU students from our partner institutions. The STEM Scholars engage in continuous, substantive research at the Summer Scholars Institute and their universities. The program runs from June 1st to July 27th, 2018. 

Summer Scholars receive a $4000 stipend, plus room and board. Summer scholars live in the IU dorms. 

February 19, 2018

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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 18th to August 24th, 2018 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 stipend of $6,000 are provided.

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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 29, 2018 until August 3, 2018. Unlike other summer research programs, the USRG program does not have specific research topics or professors. In general, most faculty members in the Texas A&M University college of Engineering are eligible to be mentors for the program. 

Each participant will receive a $5,000 stipend paid out as a competitive scholarship in three disbursements. External (non-TAMU) participants are required to stay in housing provided by the program. The program will also provide tuition and fees for one credit hour of a required research course, provide housing or a housing allowance, and provide up to $400 for travel expenses for external participants. 

February 21, 2018

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Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies (SUNFEST) REU at University of Pennsylvania

The purpose of this program is to expose students to real, in-depth research in the area of sensor technology and to motivate them to go on to graduate school. The program runs from May 29th to August 4th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,250 stipend, on-campus housing at no or minimal cost, and partial travel support for non-Penn students. 

February 23, 2018

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BioXFEL Undergraduate Internships

BioXFEL is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC) that focuses on promoting and advancing the study of Biological molecules using X-ray Free Electron Lasers (XFELs). A summer internship is the best way to get started in this new and exciting field. BioXFEL offers Summer Research Internships to highly qualified undergraduate and post-graduate students with backgrounds in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics, computer science and all related fields. At the end of the 10 weeks, students present their research results to the group. The internship runs from May 29th to August 4th, 2017.

Participants receive a $5,000 stipend and will cover housing and travel expenses for those in need, professional development activities and career mentoring, authentic full-time research experience with hands-on laboratory training, and so much more.

February 26, 2018

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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. The program runs from June 18th to August, 2018.

Participants will receive a $4,000 stipend to offset living expenses. Student housing will be provided at no cost to the student. A small number of need-based assistance grants may be available to offset travel expenses; these will require a supplemental application once students are selected. 

February 26, 2018

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Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School Program (NFUSS)

The program is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and is designed to provide undergraduate students with comprehensive, experimental, hands-on training in topics essential to nuclear forensics. Nuclear forensics involves examining materials recovered from radiological and nuclear events of an illicit or hostile nature in order to determine their character and origin. The program takes place at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City and is six-weeks long, running from June 11th to July 20th, 2018. 

The program will cover your tuitions, fees, housing, and meals at the University of Utah. Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend that will be paid on a biweekly schedule during the appointment in the NFUSS program. Students will also receive an allowance to cover travel costs to and from the University of Utah and travel costs for the field trip to ORNL. 

February 28, 2018

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Polymers REU at Case Western Reserve University

In addition to cutting-edge research, REU participants will participate in weekly sessions emphasizing the fundamentals of polymer science and engineering, ethics, communication skills, and graduate school preparation. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018.

Participants will receive a $4,500 stipend payable in two installments, and housing, meal allowance and travel cost will also be provided. 

February 28, 2018

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Separations and Commercialization REU at University of Arkansas

The program will offer research experiences in laboratories that are working towards the goals of improving separation efficiency and reducing separation processing costs to a diverse group of undergraduate students. A unique component of this REU program is the commercialization assessment training (CAT) series that will prepare them to think about the potential commercialization of traditional hypothesis-driven research early in the process. The program runs from May 21st to July 28th, 2018. 

Participants will be provided with a $5,000 stipend and fully covered housing. 

February 28, 2018

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Center for Biorenewable Chemicals REU (CBiRC) at Iowa State University

CBiRC's core mission is to transform the US chemical industry by integrating biological and chemical catalysis systems to produce biorenewable chemicals. REU participants will work on interdisciplinary teams with faculty, graduate students, and post-docs. The program runs from May 30th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants will be provided with a stipend of $450 per week, a refund of travel costs up to $1,000, and free campus housing and a subsistence allowance. 

February 28, 2018

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REU Summer Program at Alabama A&M University

The REU site at historical Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, AL., home of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal, will offer undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct various types of physics research. Our program is designed especially for juniors and seniors majoring in the STEM fields. During the 10-week summer program (May 29th to August 3rd, 2018), each students will work with physics faculty mentors and graduate students on cutting edge experiments. Research findings will be reported, lectures and mini-courses attended, and recreational activities enjoyed. Some examples of research areas include optics/lasers, material science, and space science. 

Participants will be given a $5,000 stipend for the ten weeks in addition to up to $2,000 allowance for room, board and transportation. 

March 1, 2018

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Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies (QESST) Engineering Research Center REU

Solar electric systems are popping up everywhere and the industry is growing at 30% per year with sales over $30 billion. At ASU we have an industrial scale pilot line for making solar cells -  the energy conversion device at the heart of a solar power system. QESST Engineering Research Center offers undergraduates the opportunity to participate in solar energy research. Through work on the pilot line, students will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and gain experience directly relevant to industry, giving them the opportunity to demonstrate the commercial impact and relevance of their ideas by guiding them through the steps required to bring new ideas to commercialization. The program runs from May 30th to July 26th, 2018. 

Participants will be provided with a double-occupancy dorm room and round-trip travel funding as well as a $500 per week stipend. 

March 1, 2018

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Center for Power Optimization of Electro-Thermal Systems (POETS) REU

The POETS REU 10-week program places students at one of its four universities: Howard University, Stanford University, University of Arkansas, and University of Illinois. REU students work on a POETS research project under the guidance and mentorship of a faculty member and graduate student or post-doctoral mentor.

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, airfare to and from POETS institution, on-campus housing and meal plan, and $500 conference allowance to present REU research during school year 

March 1, 2018

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Rehabilitation Engineering at Cleveland State University

If you are an undergraduate student interested in creating and using technology to transform the lives of people with disabilities, this program is for you. You will be immersed in a community of undergraduate researchers, graduate students, engineering mentors, health care professionals and, most importantly, people with disabilities. For ten weeks during the summer you will live at Cleveland State University and work in research labs at CSU and in hospitals in Cleveland. The program runs from June 4th to August 10th, 2018. 

Each participant will be provided with a $5,000 stipend, free room and meal plan, and free travel to and from Cleveland. 

March 1, 2018

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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, 2018

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Entrepreneurial Research Experience for Undergraduates UConn Engineering

Have you ever considered starting your own business, seeking a patent for one of your ideas, or are interested in cutting edge research and translating those ideas to the marketplace? If so, UConn's Entrepreneurial REU is for you! The aim of this E-REU is to provide students with a truly integrated research and entrepreneurship training experience, giving them both depth in fundamental engineering research, as well as breadth in entreprenuerial skills. 

Participants will be provided fully paid housing in UConn residence halls, meal allowance ($500), and a $5,000 stipend for the ten-week period ($500/week). The program runs from June 4th to August 10th, 2018. 

March 1, 2018

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UCONN Nano-Research REU

The objectives of our REU Site are to increase the quantity and quality of scientists and engineers prepared to address grand challenges through ethical use of nanoscience; increase the number of students from underrepresented populations includeing minorities, women, and veterans who pursue graduate education and academic research in nanotechnology-related engineering fields; and to build alliances with minority-serving institutions and programs to enable a sustainable pipeline of underrepresented students who will become leaders in nanotechnology-related engineering fields. The program runs from June 4th to August 10th, 2018. 

Participants will receive funding to cover travel ($400), fully-paid housing in a UConn dormitory, funding to cover meals ($140/wk), and a stipend ($500/wk).

March 1, 2018

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REU for Undergraduates in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Technologies at Cal Poly Pomona

Participants will have the opportunity to get involved in cutting edge research on advanced topics on Dynamics and Control of UAVs, Obstacle & Collision Avoidance, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, and Flight Test experience. Students will be carefully and closely mentored by an interdisciplinary team of faculty members from various departments within the Colleges of Engineering and Science. The program runs from June 18th to August 17th, 2018. 

Participants will be provided with a $4,500 stipend and support for housing, transportation, meals, and travel to conferences. 

March 1, 2018

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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry REU at University of Arkansas

Research areas include analytical chemistry, biochemistry and protein dynamics, inorganic chemistry and nanotechnology, organic chemistry, and physical or theoretical chemistry. Participants will present the results of their summer projects at the conclusion of the program. During the course of the program, participants wil visit NCTR or the FutureFuel Chemical Company in Batesville. 

Participants will receive a scholarship of up to $5,100 and a living allowance of up to $2,200. In addition, students will be given $395 to attend a national and regional conference in 2018-2019. 

March 1, 2018

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Analysis & Design of Complex Biological Systems using Data Science REU at Tufts University

Learn and develop data science approaches to analyze and design complex biological systems. The research projects deal with the collection, analysis, and modeling of biological data sets to understand or design a system of interest, ranging from microbial communities to bioreactors. Some key topics of the projects include: stem cell biomanufacturing, computational design of biosynthesis pathways for cell-based and cell-free production of chemicals, machine-learning for image processing, and many more. 

March 1, 2018

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Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (REMRSEC) REU at Colorado School of Mines

The REU provides students an interactive, encouraging, and multi-level research experience to draw upon when making decisions about advanced education and future careers in renewable energy. Students can synthesize, process, and characterize renewable energy materials, as well as perform non-destructive, in-situ microscopy under a range of extreme conditions. The program runs from May 21st to July 27th, 2018.

Students will receive a $5,000 stipend, coverage up to $600 of roundtrip travel expenses, and dormitory-style housing is provided. 

March 1, 2018

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Applied Plant Systems Summer Research Opportunities Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The goal of this program is to prepare students with both knowledge and skills necessary to address the grand challenges of food production and the environment. Students will engage in research and the application of plants and soil to impact food production and the environment. The program occurs from June 4th to August 7th, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $6,000 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access. 

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

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March 1, 2018

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Bioenergy Systems REU at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The basis of the REU surrounds around the sustainable energy challenge. With adequate research and proper implementation, plants, algae, and other microorganisms have great potential to help address the energy crisis. There is collaboration with faculty mentors with seven departments as well as the Center for Plant Science Innovation to provide diverse research opportunities with laboratories covering a wide spectrum of bioenergy research topics. The program occurs from June 4th to August 7th, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $5,500 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access. 

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

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March 1, 2018

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Biomedical Engineering REU at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The primary focus in each summer research project is biomedical devices designed to enhance medical care through science and engineering, with emphasis in devices for diagnostics and sensing and devices for therapeutics and intervention. Students are involved in many aspects of research, including design, analysis, simulation, and implementation of biomedical devices. The program occurs from June 4th to August 7th, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access.

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

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March 1, 2018

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Chemical Assembly at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln REU

The REU offers a wide range of topics, including: organic radicals, biological mass spectrometry, NMR metabolomics, chemical biology, 3-D printing, catalytic nanoparticles, and graphene nanoribbons.  The program runs from June 4th to August 7th, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access. 

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

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March 1, 2018

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Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) Summer Research Opportunities Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The MRSEC at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites professor-student teams from four-year colleges and universities to engage in materials research. MRSEC conducts state-of-the-art interdisciplinary experimental and theoretical research on Polarization and Spin Phenomena in Nanoferroic structures.

Visiting faculty will receive a summer stipends of $6,000/month for up to two months of full-time commitment // Students will receive $500/week plus room and board for up to 10 weeks of commitment to their project. 

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access.

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

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March 1, 2018

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The Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials (CNFM) REU at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Students participate in interdisciplinary research aimed at blending electronic, optical, biological and chemical materials at the nanoscale to generate a new class of functional materials and devices. Students will create intensive, multi-disciplinary research experiences in the design, fabrication, and application of transformative devices based on nano-engineered surface-enhanced materials with multifunctional properties. The program runs from June 4th to August 7th, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access.

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

Final Deadline:

March 1, 2018

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The National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure REU at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Nebraska Nanoscale Facility offers a 10-week summer fellowship that provides undergraduate students with an opportunity for interdisciplinary research in a nanoscale science or engineering laboratory. The REU includes faculty mentors from the following university departments: Physics, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering. The program runs from June 4th to August 7th, 2018.

Participants are provided with a $4,500 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access.

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

Final Deadline:

March 1, 2018

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Sustainability of Horizontal Civil Networks in Rural Areas REU at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Students will work with faculty and graduate students in the Department of Civil Engineering to conduct research and contribute new knowledge to improve our understanding of how best to address the challenges facing rural environments. Through collaboration with industry partners, students will also be given opportunities to learn how infrastructure challenges are currently being addressed by the civil engineering industry. The program runs from June 4th to August 7th, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $4,500 stipend, suite-style room and meal plan, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, campus parking and/or bus pass, full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system, and wireless internet access.

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

Final Deadline:

March 1, 2018

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Bioengineering and Biomanufacturing REU program at Rensselaer

An REU program, currently under review for funding by the National Science Foundation, offers undergraduate students from other universities the opportunity to participate in ongoing research with faculty members during a 10-week period in the summer. For those students considering a career in research, an undergraduate research experience is a great place to start. The program provides students the opportunity to work side by side with RPI faculty and graduate students to investigate a broad range of engineering. 

Each participant receives a stipend of $5,000 for participation in the program. Other benefits include on-campus housing (provided by the REU), meal and travel allowances; participation in campus-wide REU activities; and full access to university recreational facilities. 

March 2, 2018

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Tennessee Tech University's Center for Manufacturing Research REU - Secure and Privacy-Preserving Cyber Physical Systems

Funded by NSF Division of Computer and Network Systems, this REU focuses on cybersecurity challenges with applications in future smart cities and provides students with cybersecurity experiences. The REU allows participants to conduct cybersecurity-related research and gain valuable experience in topics of national interest. Some of the topic areas include: secure protocols for electric vehicle communications, formal security analytics for cyber physical systems, artificial intelligence based diagnosis of sensor networks, along with many others. The program runs from June 4th to August 10th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, on-campus housing, food allowance, and coverage of round-trip travel expenses up to $600. 

March 2, 2018

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University of Virginia NSF REU in Multi-Scale Systems Bioengineering

The objective of the program is to train undergraduates from a variety of STEM background and provide them with the skills, confidence, and mentorship necessary for successful careers in the exciting field of systems bioengineering. All students will participate in collaborative, hands-on, and closely mentored research ranging in scale from molecular dynamics and bioinformatics to subcellular networks to whole-cell models to tissue, organ, and population-level combination of experimentation and computational analyses. The program runs from May 28th to August 4th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, reimbursement of travel costs up to $400, and free on-campus housing and dining plan. 

March 2, 2018

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A Multiscale Approach to Biomechanics at VirginiaTech

The Research Experience for Undergraduates program is for undergraduates interested in exploring a multiscale approach to biomechanical research. Students will be fully integrated into participating research groups and will experience hands-on lab research, group meetings, and close collaboration with other members of related research groups. The program runs from May 28th to July 28th, 2018.

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, free housing/means on campus, funding for travel to and from Virginia Tech, and an application waiver to graduate school is provided. 

March 2, 2018

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The Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

LESA is an integrated research, education, and technology transfer research center that is revolutionizing lighting by creating the technology needed to yield unparalleled beliefs in human health and safety, high speed information access and energy conservation. The program runs from May 28th to August 4th, 2018.

Participants will receive a $500/week stipend, free housing, and travel reimbursement up to $500. 

March 4, 2018

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Nanoscience and Microsystems (NSMS) REU 

The Nanoscale and Microsystems REU program offers a wide range of projects and aims to make the best matches between student and project. The program accepts applications from undergraduate students in their sophomore and junior years majoring in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science, ceramics, biomedical engineering, physics and mechanical engineering. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Students will receive a stipend of $5,000 and a travel allowance up to $600. The program also provides apartment-style housing at University of New Mexico. Students are responsible for their food and household items. 

March 5, 2018

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Summer Institute in Biostatistics (SIBS) at North Carolina State University

Biostatistics is the exciting field that applies statistics to medical and public health research. Biostatisticians work closely with experts from other fields in research teams. The SIBS program is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The program is six-weeks long and runs from June 11th to July 20th, 2018.

Participants will be provided with an opportunity to live and study on the campus of North Carolina State University. All expenses will be covered and college credit can be transferred back to the participants' home institutions. There are five sister programs that will also be held.

March 5, 2018

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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. The program runs from June 18, 2018 to August 10, 2018. 

March 5, 2018

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Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies to Serve Humanity REU at Clarkson University

The program has a wide range of objectives, ranging from exposing students to different aspects of environmental research to using state-of-the-art analytical equipment. The program brings together students from environmental engineering, ecology, and environmental chemistry to share their perspectives on remediation and management of biotic and abiotic pollutants. All research projects are within the area of sustainable management to understand the role of environmental science and engineering in managing pollutants in natural systems. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $4,500 stipend which will be paid in equal installments, a food stipend, free housing in campus apartments, and approximately $600 for travel expenses. 

March 5, 2018

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Purdue University College of Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

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. Undergraduates will conduct research for 11-weeks under the guidance of a professor and graduate student. 

The program will run from May 21 to August 3, 2018. Participants will conduct research full-time (40 hrs/week) and will be provided with a $4,500 stipend plus housing allowance, based on successful completion of the program. Participants are eligible for a $600 housing allowance. 

March 7, 2018

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REU in Development of Safe Nanomaterials for Biological Applications at Alabama State University

Students will work with research mentors in a 10-week multipdisciplinary summer research program. Faculty from biological sciences, chemistry, physical sciences and other related disciplines will serve as mentors for the program. All projects will be based on novel concepts of design and development of new nanomaterials for biological applications. Students will participate in a full-time closely mentored lab research project along with seminars and various professional development workshops, such as the responsible conduct of research, professional communication skills, career opportunities in academia and industry, and the graduate school application process. The program runs from May 28th to July 28th, 2018.

Participants will receive a $550 stipend per week, on-campus housing, and meal and travel allowances are available.

March 9, 2018

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Security Printing & Anti-Counterfeiting Technology REU Program

This NSF REU site at SDSM&T, USD and SDSU, provides undergraduate students a chance to conduct cutting-edge research focused on security printing and anti-counterfeiting technology. Counterfeiting is a growing issue in the U.S., posing serious economic, safety and national security concerns. The REU program is a multi-disciplinary program with research opportunities in Materials Science and Engineering. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend and housing is provided. The program is ten weeks long, running from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

March 9, 2018

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Materials for Sustainability in Energy and Manufacturing REU 

Spend ten weeks this summer performing research in sustainability in the Cullen College of Engineering at University of Houston. The program is designed to inspire bright and motivated undergraduates to pursue graduate education and careers in science and engineering research. Participants will work closely with leading materials engineers at CCoE and contribute to ongoing cutting edge research in materials for sustainability in energy and manufacturing. The program runs from May 21st to July 31st, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend and students whose home residence is outside the greater Houston area will receive a travel allowance to offset transportation costs. All participants will stay in an on-campus apartment during the program (paid for through the REU program).

March 9, 2018

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Rutgers-NSF REU in Cellular Bioengineering

Rutgers is the home to a REU site in Cellular Bioengineering - From Biomaterials to Stem Cells. The program is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation and was established as a pipeline activity of an IGERT training program in the Integrated Science and Engineering of Stem Cells under which it ran from 2003-2009. The REU program serves a diverse population of students to whom cutting-edge research experiences are not typically available and thus broadens the pipeline to graduate school for a wide range of students. The program runs from May 29th to August 3rd, 2018. 

Participants will receive $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses, on-campus housing, and GRE preparation class. 

March 15, 2018

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National Science Foundation REU in Integrated Nanomanufacturing at Boston University

For students who are majoring in or with an interest in Mechanical, Biomedical, Electrical and Computer and Materials Science Engineering. This particular site has three thematic research areas that will serve as the foundation for this REU Site: materials synthesis and characterization for nanotechnology applications, nanofabrication techniques that combine optical and electronic structures, and integration of nanosystems that generate, sense, and manipulate. The program runs from June 4th to August 10th, 2018. 

Participants are provided with a $5,000 stipend, free on-campus housing as needed, and partial travel reimbursement up to a minimum of $300. 

March 15, 2018

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Young Scholars Summer Research Program at University of Colorado Boulder

Hosted by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at CU Boulder, the program helps students prepare for graduate school and a career in research through intensive practice and professional development. Although research spans many diverse fields, there is a particular emphasis on research in biological engineering, functional materials and renewable energy. The program runs from June 4th to August 9th, 2018. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, travel allowance, and free housing. 

March 16, 2018

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Oregon State University REU in Statistics

Students will work with DNA sequence data from microbiome samples collected from animals to determine how the gut microbiome is affected by environmental conditions and how it associates with health. Working closely with an interdisciplinary team of faculty, each student will develop the skills to conduct a complete data analysis, which includes data quality control, applying statistical and bioinformatics techniques, data visualization. 

Participants will receive an $5,000 stipend which includes expenses for travel and lodging. Up to $600 is also provided to cover travel expenses.

April 1, 2018

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Ohio State University Postbaccalaureate Program - Discovery PREP

The PREP program allows people who are interested in the biomedical science discipline to  gain more research experience before graduate school, discover what scientific discipline to study, and/or want to go to a top tier PhD graduate program but worried about their qualifications. Scholars will participate in a 1 year paid research experience in a competitive lab with a nationally renowned research mentor. 

Participants are paid for the one year duration, as well as support for travel to two National Meetings. 

April 1, 2018

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AlphaGenesis Incorporated (AGI) Pre-Baccalaureate Program

Undergraduates in the biological sciences who plan to pursue a career in research are encouraged to apply to AGI's competitive Pre-Baccalaureate Summer Training Program. This program draws participants from major colleges and universities, and provides students the opportunity to work side-by-side with AGI scientists during the summer months. Multiple opportunities are offered in the broad areas of scientific research. 

More information about the program must be obtained by contacting AGI at hr@alphagenesisinc.com

April 30, 2018

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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.

Internship stipends will be competitive. Suggested length of internship is 10 weeks for you and the professor to benefit most from the experience. Start and end dates will be determined by the professor and intern. 

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Retaining Engineers Through Research Entrepreneurship and Advanced-materials Training (RETREAT)

The High Performance Materials Institute (HPMI) is now accepting applications from undergraduates in the STEM disciplines for the NSF REU Summer RETREAT. The 10-week program offers a stipend of $5,600 for each participant, plus travel allowances, lodging, and a modest amount for meals. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with leading experts and be trained on the utilization, manufacture, and characterization of multiscale and multifunctional advanced composites. The program has tentative dates from May 29th to August 4th, 2017. 

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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 2017 (10 weeks) are $4,300. Additionally, a $2,000 housing/food allowance is available, and travel expenses will be paid up to $600.

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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. Research areas include but are not limited to: 3D Biofabrication/Bioprinting, Functional and Responsive Materials, Polymer Chemistry, and etc. 

Stipends for Summer 2017 are $5500 and include University Housing and a $200 SUperCard to use in campus dining and snack shops.

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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.

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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Systems Biology Consortium and Physical Sciences in Oncology Network

The program is designed specifically for students who wish to gain experience in the interdisciplinary fields of systems biology and physical oncology. Students who are especially interested in cancer research careers are encouraged to apply. Opportunities are available at 14 research institutions across the United States. Each student participant will be working with a faculty mentor whose lab is pursuing a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer research. Projects include experimental and computational studies of the mechanisms underlying cancer processes. Systems biology and physical oncology approaches to cancer research often bring together disparate fields, such as cancer biology, biochemistry, and genetics, with engineering, physics, mathematics, and computer science. 

Specific dates of the REU can be chosen collaboratively between the host institution and the summer fellow, but suggested dates are June 19th to August 11th, 2017. Participants will receive a $4,000 stipend, free housing, and support for travel to/from Research Institution.

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Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at the FDA 

Summer research opportunities are available at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) and 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 22, 2017. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Participants do not become employees of FDA or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid. 

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Wind Energy Science, Engineering, and Policy (WESEP) REU

Iowa State University offers an exciting 10-week-on-campus research program in Wind Energy Science, Engineering, and Policy (WESEP) for undergraduate students. Ten fellowships are sponsored each year by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Students work in research teams with faculty and graduate students to receive training and get hands-on research experience in areas that address critical, long-term national needs in wind energy-related areas. 

The program covers on-campus housing and a meal plan for all participants. Students receive up to $650 of travel expenses to and from Ames and a $5,000 stipend. 

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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.

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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.

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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. The program runs from May 30, 2017 to August 3, 2017. 

Participants receive a $500 stipend per week in addition to on-campus housing and a meal allowance. 

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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology TEAMS REU

TEAMS is a NSF sponsored site under the REU program. TEAMS stands for Technical Experience in Advancing Modeling Sciences. In general, you will be performing research using models. You will have the opportunity to experience the experimental side of the research in some context, but the bulk of the work will be modeling. The goal of any model is to better understand real phenomena. The exchange of information requires a team effort between both modelers and experimentalists. 

Participants will receive a stipend as well as room and board. 

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NSF REU Manufacturing and Techno-Entrepreneurship 

This Summer REU site, funded by the NSF Division of Engineering Education and Centers, focuses on manufacturing related research and provides student interns with techno-entrepreneurship experiences. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend for the ten weeks, on campus housing, a food allowance, and round-trip travel expenses up to $500. 

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MSOE's Rapid Prototyping Center and the Centrer for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power

Students who want to conduct original, inventive research while gathering hands-on experience, grow during MSOE's unique REU. The program includes research projects advancing state-of-the-art applications in the biomedical, aerospace, architectural, manufacturing, composite, biomolecular, electro-optical, and fluid power industries. Hands-on access to additive manufacturing devices and fuid power laboratories, close partnerships with advisors, industry mentors and other educational institutions, paired with a creative learning environment provides you with a high probability of success in research focused on solving industrial problems through advanced manufacturing technology. 

All accepted candidates will participate 40 hours per week for the 10 week session. All students receive a stipend and travel allowance. On-campus room and board is provided. 

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