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Career Resource Categories REUs and Summer Internships

ACS International Research Experiences for Undergraduates -

The ACS International Research Experience for Undergraduates (IREU) program gives undergraduate chemical science students an opportunity to pursue research at universities in Italy, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Participating institutions are recognized as top producers of scientific knowledge.

Amgen Scholars Program -

The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on summer research experience at some of the world’s leading institutions.

Biophysical Society Summer Course -

to provide minority (US citizen or permanent resident) or Canadian aboriginal students an introduction to the field of biophysics through performing cutting-edge biological research and intense coursework experience.

CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) -

This is a 10-week summer environmental internship for undergraduate students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked.

Clemson University -

Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels REU Program -

C2B2 offers an exciting program for undergraduate students to spend the summer in colorful Colorado doing biorefining and biofuels research at one of our four collaboratory institutions. This ten week program is packed with cutting edge research, laboratory tours and one-of-a-kind group activities.

Dow AgroSciences LLC. -

A wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, is a top tier agricultural company providing innovative crop protection, pest and vegetation management, seed, and agricultural biotechnology solutions to serve the world’s growing population. Su

Explorations in Statistics Research -

The seven day workshop is designed so that students get a sense of how statisticians approach large, complex problems.

Gerstner Sloan-Kettering School of Biomedical Sciences -

This ten-week research program is designed for approximately 20 outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences.

GlaxoSmithKline Summer Internship Programs -

GSK offers internship opportunities during the summer to college students that are currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D level degree program.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus Undergraduate Scholars program -
IBM Almaden Research Center -

IBM Research offers a broad range of student programs, including a variety of challenging summer positions in laboratories around the world.

Mayo Clinic -

An undergraduate research experience in biomedical sciences.

Medical College of Georgia Summer STAR Program -

Choose an area of research that interests you,  spend 9-weeks of your summer conducting biomedical research, attend exciting, interactive and informative workshops…

Merck Future Talent Program -

The Merck Future Talent Program for interns and co-ops is designed to provide exemplary university students with the opportunity to work on meaningful assignments and gain real-world experience. Assignments include: Internship: 9- to 11-week assignment occurring between June and August and Co–op: assignments of four or more months occurring throughout the calendar year.

Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE) Center -

MIRTHE is focused on developing knowledge, technologies and engineering systems based on mid-IR (3 – 30 μm) spectroscopy that provide unprecedented optical and chemical sensing capabilities for trace gases.

Milwaukee School of Engineering -

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.

MIT Department of Biological Engineering -
MIT Materials Processing Center -

Each year for 9 weeks during the summer, the MPC co-sponsors a Research Internship Program. The program has brought hundreds of the best science and engineering undergraduates from across the country, to conduct graduate-level materials research. Students can select from a wide array of projects available.

NASA Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars Program -

provides paid internship opportunities year round for eligible students during spring, summer, or fall sessions. Participants gain exciting hands-on research experience while working side-by-side with NASA’s finest scientists and engineers who serve

NASA Undergraduate Research Project -

The NASA Undergraduate Student Research Project, or USRP, offers internship opportunities for undergraduate science and engineering students at all 10 NASA centers and additional partner facilities.

National Institutes of Health -

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.

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network -

The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) conducts one of the largest and most successful Research Experience for Undergraduates Programs in nanotechnology. Students are assigned to a specific research project and make a meaningful research contribution to their research group. Each project involves hands-on nanotechnology research with state-of-the-art equipment. Each student works on an individual research project, […]

Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP) -

This 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 Navy laboratory.

Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center -

The NU-Materials Research Science and Engineering Center is an interdisciplinary program focused on multi-functional nanoscale material structures.  Over 35 faculty from 9 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 […]

NSF REU Programs -

The NSF sponsors Research Experiences for Undergraduates at Universities throughout the country and some international destinations.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education -

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Educaiton (ORISE) sponsors more than 50 research programs for undergraduate students at national laboratories and other federal research facilities in 24 states and some outside the United States. So whether you are seeking a summer internship, a scholarship to help fund your academic progress, or a longer-term research […]

Partnership in International Research and Education -

Come and experience one of the best research experiences of your life! During this 8-week study abroad program, you will be exposed to international research, education and culture. In addition, you will be working in an experienced, collaborative research team to develop and apply algorithms and software for simulating reactions with organic materials that involve […] -

Use this website to find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring.

Rice University -

Summer Undergraduate Programs

RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) -

RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months […]

SCI Scholars – Industrial Internships for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Undergraduates -

Exceptional sophomores and juniors majoring in chemistry and chemical engineering can apply for a prestigious 10-week internship through the SCI Scholars Program.

Search for Science Opportunities -

Search among thousands of exciting experiences in the sciences for students and teachers at colleges and universities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

State University of New York – Stony Brook -

Undergraduate Research Programs

Stowers Summer Scholars -

The mission of the Stowers Summer Scholars Program is to provide an invaluable laboratory experience for those serious science students who are interested in learning more about graduate school and a future in academic research.

The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials -

The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) and the Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM) are sponsoring research opportunities for undergraduates in disciplines related to Materials Science Potential projects span a broad range of topics under the guidance of faculty from the departments of Physics, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Electrical […]

The Rockefeller University -

The Rockefeller University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program provides a unique opportunity for undergraduates to conduct laboratory research. SURF students work with leading scientists in a broad range of areas including biochemistry; structural biology and chemistry; molecular, cell and developmental biology; immunology; virology and microbiology; neuroscience; physics; and mathematical biology.

U of M Cardiovascular Center -

The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center  is pleased to offer a summer fellowship program to support undergraduate students that are interested in cardiovascular research. Any student who is currently enrolled at any degree granting University or College is eligible to apply, with preference give to those students interested in a career in research.

U of M Interdisciplinary REU Program -

The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary REU Program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) in the Structure and Function of Proteins is designed to provide undergraduate students with a 10 week research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology.  The research projects featured in this program all […]

U of M Molecular & Integrative Physiology -

The Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology is pleased to offer a summer fellowship program to support undergraduate students that are interested in research in physiology and/or biomedical sciences. Any student who is currently enrolled at any degree granting University or College is eligible to apply, with preference given to those students interested in a career in […]

Undergraduate Chemistry Research Opportunities -
Undergraduate Fellowships in Nuclear Chemistry and Radiochemistry -

The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society sponsors summer schools in nuclear and radiochemistry funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. These six week summer schools in 2012 will be held from June 10 to July 20 at: San Jose State University, San Jose, CA and Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, […]

University of Alabama at Birmingham -

The Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program will provide the opportunity for young people to be instructed in the techniques of modern biology while becoming integrated members of a vibrant clinical and scientific community.

University of Alabama at Birmingham -

Department of Neuroscience – The primary goal of SPIN (Summer Program in Neuroscience) is to provide motivated undergraduates who have demonstrated excellent scientific aptitude with the opportunity to experience independent research in neurobiology.  SPIN is designed to increase student competitiveness for entry into graduate education leading to careers in biomedical research.  Special emphasis is given to […]

University of California, Irvine REU -

NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates at UCI

University of Cincinnati -

National Science Foundation-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates

University of Connecticut -

Our principal objective is the exposure of undergraduates from primarily non-Ph.D. granting institutions to a stimulating research environment.

University of Delaware’s College of Marine and Earth Studies -

Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Ocean Sciences, this REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program awards ten science, engineering, and mathematics undergraduates summer internships to conduct guided research in marine science.

University of Georgia – Department of Chemistry -

Undergraduate researchers will join active research groups and participate in projects directed by faculty members. Participants are introduced to new and innovative areas of research in a variety of chemistry sub-disciplines through interaction with faculty members and joint seminars with other participants in the summer research program.

University of Georgia’s Center for Computational Chemistry -

Our program is a highly selective research opportunity for undergraduate students just finishing their junior year and provides the student with an opportunity to be a part of world class research team in an active academic environment. Whether you are interested in physical chemistry, organic chemistry, physics and math, or computer programming, the CCC Summer […]

University of Illinois at Chicago -

The Departments of Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to announce their Summer Research Fellowship Program for 2012. Ten fellowships are sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Summer fellows will have the opportunity to conduct research in […]

University of Kansas School of Pharmacy -

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Kansas offers a ten week Summer Undergraduate research Program. Students will perform independent research under the supervision of faculty members, applying chemical principles to problems involving drugs and related molecules. In Pharmaceutical Chemistry, the emphasis is on promoting the therapeutic effects of the drug or minimizing […]

University of Kentucky College of Engineering -

A multidisciplinary undergraduate summer REU program in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Pharmaceutical Sciences focusing on cell/protein interactions with materials and incorporation of these systems into devices.

University of Memphis Chemistry -

Participants will contribute to exciting collaborative projects in nanomaterials, medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, and other interdisciplinary areas while gaining content knowledge, laboratory skills and networking with faculty and graduate students at the University of Memphis.

University of Pittsburgh Computational Biology -

Bioengineering and Bioinformatics Summer Institute

University of Southern California REU -

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Snapshots of Chemistry: Visualization at the Molecular Level

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas -

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program at the University of Texas Southwestern Graduate School is an intensive summer research training experience designed for college students who are preparing for careers in biomedical research.

Virginia Commonwealth University -

To recruit academically excellent undergraduate students to engage in research projects on a full-time basis in the summer, and to enrich the candidate pools for the PhD and MD/PhD programs in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at VCU.

Virginia Commonwealth University – Department of Chemistry -

National Science Foundation – Research Experience for Undergraduates program.

Virginia Commonwealth University – Summer Academic Enrichment Program -
Washington State University -

Characterization of Biological Systems – A summer research experience for undergraduates

Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates -

The purpose of this website is to provide undergraduates interested in and/or currently participating in undergraduate research experiences in science, technology, engineering, an/or mathematics with ready information and links to reliable electronic