Summer Research Opportunities

Program Name Description Application deadline
NSF REU Research Experience for Undergraduate students. Here you can find various research programs in the STEM field. Varies by Program
Pathways to Science Here you can find different research programs at different institutions. Varies by Program
Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP) The Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program is a fully funded, eight week, residential research program. February 2
UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Program 10 weeks of intensive research in the sciences. Each student will have direct participation in a faculty member’s laboratory and work directly with faculty, a postdoctoral scholar, and/or a graduate student. February 2
UCSD Amgen Scholar Program Ten-week, full-time research experience for undergraduates, supported by the Amgen Foundation. February
UCSD Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences (STARS) Offers exciting eight week summer research opportunities for underrepresented students in the sciences, engineering, and math. The academy provides research experience, GRE training and workshops in preparation for the challenges of doctoral programs. February 2
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security HS-STEM Summer Internship Program  10-week summer research experience for undergraduate students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. January 5

Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

The CIC SROP application allows you to apply to a variety of widely-recognized summer research programs at participating CIC institutions using a single application.  Upon completion, your application will be viewable by faculty from nine top research universities.  February 10
The Leadership Alliance (SR-ELP) Offers undergraduates, interested in pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD, the opportunity to work for eight to ten weeks under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor at a participating Alliance institution. February 1

Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates

Is an interactive web-based tool intended to assist undergraduates navigate the hurdles of an undergraduate research experience. Varies by Program
Amgen Scholar 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. Varies by Institution
ScienceNET Summer Research Programs and Internships. Searches a database of undergraduate research opportunities, or shows a list of all available opportunities. Varies by program

University of California: Summer Research Opportunities Bulletin

Lists summer research programs at 10 University of California campuses

Varies by Program
Columbia University Research Experience for Undergraduates in Chemistry This allows students to join research projects and experience first-hand how basic research is carried out. Feburary 25
Boston University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs)

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs) are offered to promote access to talented undergraduate students, especially among underrepresented minorities. These fellowships provide research projects supervised by Boston University faculty in engineering, math, computer science, and in the biological, physical, and social sciences.

February 11
Carnegie Mellon University - SURP, NSF REU Program Program provides intensive, individualized research experiences in various areas of the biological sciences, including molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, developmental biology, computational biology and bioinformatics, biochemistry, biophysics, and neurobiology. The core of the program is an individual research project carried out under the supervision of one of the participating faculty members.  February 1
American Association for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology contains an extensive listing of summer internship programs, organized by state. Varies by Program
Internship Opportunities for Minority & Underrepresented Students From Rochester Institute of Technology.  The co-op/internship positions listed at this website specifically focus on providing opportunities for minority students and students from underrepresented groups in the sciences Varies by Program