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Off-campus Opportunities

Nearby options: Consider applying to research programs close to campus! 

Look at Brookhaven National Laboratory/BNL (see Educational Programs at BNL. Consider the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships). 

and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories/CSHL - Summer Undergraduate Research Program. (January 15 deadline).

Don't forget to check opportunities listed through the Career Center - on Handshake.

 


Have you considered REU Programs?

REUs: The National Science Foundation funds many Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs across the country. Search by subject area and/or location.


See also

Amgen ScholarsUndergraduate Summer Research Program (10 host universities) 
*New:  MIT-Amgen-UROP Scholars program

The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) listings for summer research. 

Department of Homeland Security programs 

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) ; ORISE - CDC programs 


LISTING BY SUBJECT AREA 

In addition, summer research opportunities include:


Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

National Endowment for the Humanities


Biology/Biomedical Sciences

Amgen Scholars Program at UC Berkeley - 

Caltech's AMGEN Scholars program 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington

Howard Hughes Medical Institute - listing of programs throughout the US. *See also: HHMI Janelia Farm (Ashburn, Virginia)

Jackson Laboratory: Academic Yr & Summer programs - Bar Harbor, Maine

Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Rochester, Minnesota (limited number of fellowships at Jacksonville, Florida, and Scottsdale, Arizona locations)

Nano/Bio Interface Center at the University of Pennsylvania

National Insitutes of Health (NIH)- summer research /biomedical program 

Neuro NSF REU - University of Missouri

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network- 10 week internships for students majoring in science or health-related fields, Washington D.C.

RICE University (Houston, TX)-Institute of Biosciences & Bioengineering (IBB)- for Cellular Engineering)

SEA Semester at Woods Hole

Summer Medical and Dental Educational Programs - various site locations.

University of Massachusetts Medical School (Worcester, Massachusetts)- NIH Summer Research Fellowship Program to increase diversity among biomedical researchers 

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, Texas)- Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program

SUNY Upstate Medical University - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri) - BioMedical Research Apprenticeship Program

Western Kentucky Investigative Biotechnology REU program 

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Summer Student Fellowships - Woods Hole, MA

Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, Connecticut): BioStep Research program, and Medical and Dental Program

**post graduate

NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Biomedical Scholars Program


Chemistry 

Caltech's AMGEN Scholars program 

Chemistry Internet Resource for Research by Undergraduate Students (CIRRUS) 

Chem-SURF Fellowship at UC Irvine (Irvine, CA) 

Earth or ocean sciences

http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/education/programs/summer-internship/lamont-summer-intern-program


Engineering, Computer Science; Physical and Applied Sciences 

Berkeley-TRUST - University of California, Berkeley, Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (Berkeley, CA) 

Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO)Summer Internship Program - deadline January 27, 2016


Caltech's MURF program

Gas Turbine Industrial Fellowship Program - Southwest Research Insitute/US DOE

HHMI Janelia Farm (Ashburn, Virginia) 

Lawrence Livermore Summer Internship Program (LLSIP) 

Los Alamos National Laboratory - New Mexico 

New York Space Grant Opportunities 

NIST-SURF program (Gaithersburg, MD) 


University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ)- RISE (Research In Science and Engineering)

The Nucleus - browse summer opportunities for physics undergraduates

 


General


Other useful sites to search for off-campus opportunities include:

RISE program in Germany (research experience abroad in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences & engineering)


See also University of California Irivine site and 

the useful WebGURU site at http://www.webguru.neu.edu/index.php which offers guides to undergraduate research programs, fellowships and grants. 

see also, Pathways to Science site which has a listing of summer research opportunities at http://pathwaystoscience.org/webinars.aspx#SummerResearch

as well as scholarships/fellowships; and

NASA supported internships, fellowships and scholarships: 
http://intern.nasa.gov/

 

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