BNL: SULI program

CSHL Summer

REU Programs off campus


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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).

also-consider Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories?CSHL Watson School of Biological Sciences' Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Deadlines vary.


Have you considered REU Programs?

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 Scholars - Undergraduate Summer Research Program (10 host universities)

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

See also:
Global Change Education Programs
Department of Homeland Security programs
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) ; ORISE - CDC programs


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

Penn State University, State College, PA Biomaterials & Bionanotechnology Summer Institute

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.

Summer Research (SURE) Program at Emory University, Atlanta, GA

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

University of Washington (Seattle, WA) Amgen Scholars Program

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


Caltech's AMGEN Scholars program

Chemistry Internet Resource for Research by Undergraduate Students (CIRRUS)

Chem-SURF Fellowship at UC Irvine (Irvine, CA) (*New program - Deadline April 7, 2008!)

Engineering, Computer Science; Physical and Applied Sciences


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

Caltech's MURF program

Homeland Security, Dept. of - Summer Internships in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math Disciplines

HHMI Janelia Farm (Ashburn, Virginia)

Lawrence Livermore Summer Internship Program (LLSIP)

Los Alamos National Laboratory - New Mexico

Milwaukee School of Engineering- Solid Free Form REU program (Milwaukee, WI)

New York Space Grant Opportunities

NIST-SURF program (Gaithersburg, MD)

University of Arkansas - Wireless Sensor Networks REU

University of Iowa - SROP/McNair Scholars Program

University of Kentucky Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices REU

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

2009 Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) for Undergraduate Environmental Study (fellowships/internships for junior/senior years)


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)

University of California San Diego (San Diego, California)-UCSD Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences

See also University of California Irivine site and

the useful WebGURU site at which offers guides to undergraduate research programs, fellowships and grants.

see also, Pathways to Science site which has a listing of summer research opportunities


NASA supported internships, fellowships and scholarships: