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UMBC Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education, Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
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PLEASE NOTE: This is list has been created for informational purposes only.
It is each student's responsibility to check the details for any programs of interest. ***Please make a note of any comments posted (indicated by the small orange triangle)
**Freshman (Rising Sophomores) should not feel limited to only applying to these opportunities. These are programs that clearly indicate that limited research experience is required.
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Program NameProgram HostApplication
Deadline
Opportunity for Freshmen**Open to international studentsSuggested MajorsDate contents were updatedEditor Comments
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CMU Great Lakes Summer Research ProgramCentral Michigan University1/29/2016x
Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geographic Information System (GIS), or Environmental Science, Ecology
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TRUST REUUniversity of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)1/31/2016
Computational Biology, Computer Science, Game Development
2/18/2016
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Summer Undergraduate Internship Program Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)1/31/20162/26/2016Program will start again for summer 2018. Check back fall 2017 for details
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Ifugao Archaeological ProjectIfugao Archaeological Field School 2/1/20162/11/2016Award ends May 31, 2017
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Interdisciplinary Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain EcosystemRubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory, University of Vermont2/5/2016x2/5/2016"We are waiting to hear if our REU program will be renewed for 2017-2019. Please check back to this website periodically."
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CORAL REEF INTERNSHIP IN MARINE ECOLOGY & CONSERVATIONCentral Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI)2/15/20168/22/20172018 Program date: 1st – 21st August, 2018
Deadline posted late fall.
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Summer Research Program in Computational Biology and BiostatisticsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison2/15/20162/18/2016
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Building Digital Tools to Support Endangered Languages and Preserve Environmental Knowledge in Mexico, Micronesia, and Navajo NationSwarthmore College, Department of Linguistics2/18/20163/10/2016Currently not accepting applications for summer 2017
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MAPS-REU Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park 2/26/2016x1/29/2016No 2017 program. Check back in fall/winter for the 2018 program
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Sam Houston REU Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Sam Houston State University2/26/20162/5/2016
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RTNN REU ProgramResearch Triangle Nanotechnology Network 2/26/20162/18/2016
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Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology REUThe Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology2/28/2016x
Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Ecotoxicology, Geosciences, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, related fields
2/5/2016Not hosting summer 2017 program. Check back fall 2017 for the 2018 program
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REU in Physics and Astronomy University of South Carolina, Department of Physics and Astronomy2/29/20162/12/2016.
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SUMaR Math REU Kansas State University, Department of Mathematics3/1/2016xMathematics and Statistics5/11/2017The program has been renewed for the summers of 2018-2020. Applications accepted DEC 2017
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Integrative Computational Education and Research Traineeship (ICERT)Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas at Austin3/1/20162/5/2016Contingent on funding, the application period for Summer 2018 is expected to open in December 2017.
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Nanotechnology REUCenter for Nanoscale Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign3/1/2016x2/5/2016.
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CenUSA Bioenergy Research Internship ExperienceIowa State University3/1/2016x2/12/2016Info for 2018 coming in winter 2017
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REU in Mathematics & Computational ScienceFairfield University3/4/2016xx-(not eligible for funding)1/5/2016.
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Biological Basis of Human and Animal Behavior Oklahoma State University 3/4/2016x3/10/2016
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Cradle to the Grave - C02 Opportunities and Challenges University of Southern Carolina, College of Engineering and Computing 3/11/20162/11/2016
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Short-Term Training Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STREAMS)Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine3/15/2016x5/11/2017Check back to this web site in January 2018 to apply for the 2018 summer program.
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Undergraduate Research into the Social Psychophysiology of Compassion Northern Arizona University, Department of Psychological Sciences3/15/20163/10/2016Award ends May 2018
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Bronze Age Körös Off-Tell Archaelogical (BAKOTA) Field SchoolBAKOTA, Quinnipiac University 3/18/2016x3/10/2016No program for summer 2017; Deadline mid-March for 2018 program
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Baja Basins REU Department of Geosciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City 9/30/16x
Geoscience, Geology, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences
10/7/2016Deadline in late summer/early fall
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Model-based Reasoning in STEM Education Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science11/30/16x
STEM, Mathematics and Statistics, Math Education, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Science Education, Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, etc
10/20/2016Program will resume for Summer 2019
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DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program Department of Homeland Security12/7/201610/7/2016Awaiting funding; Will NOT run Summer 2018
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Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program (SCTRP)Harvard University12/21/201610/21/2016.
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SPIRE-EIT: Summer Program for Interdisciplinary Research and Education - Emerging Interface TechnologiesIowa State University, Virtual Reality Applications Center and Human Computer Interaction Program1/9/2017x
Interdisciplinary Studies, Physics, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, and would consider others such as Psychology
11/18/2016
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Intelligent Multimodal Human-Computer InteractionHerbert Wertheim College of Engineering, University of Florida1/15/2017x
Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Human-Computer Interaction
12/22/2016.
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Microbiome Data Science REUStatistics Department, Oregon State University1/15/2017
Statistics, Mathematics, Biological Sciences, STEM
12/22/2016Application consideration begins JAN 15, but will remain open until all positions are filled
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Summer Undergraduate Research ExperienceCollege of Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison1/15/20171/17/2017Absolute program deadline 2/15/2017
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NORC Summer Internship ProgramNORC at the University of Chicago 1/20/201711/29/2016Applications open FALL 2017
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Summer Research Trainee Program (SRTP)Massachusetts General Hospital1/23/201711/29/2016Applications open DEC 2017
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Arecibo Observatory REU Summer ProgramArecibo Observatory1/25/2017x
Physics, Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
10/7/2016Application open DEC 15, 2016
International Students: Must provide your own funding. See website for details
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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Summer Internship ProgramThe Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education; The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office1/25/2017
Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, etc.
12/22/2016
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Summer Computing Research Experience in Data ScienceUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst 1/27/2017x
Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
10/21/2016Freshmen: Must have computer science experience; NOT ACCEPTING 2018 APPLICATIONS
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Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)Department of Health & Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1/27/201711/29/20162018 Applications announced soon!
GEH and SUPEH Deadline: 2/3/2017
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Public Health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS) ProgramKennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore 1/29/201711/3/2016
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Cardiovascular Research: Engineering a Translational Experience (CREATE)College of Engineering, Penn State University1/29/2017
Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science
1/3/2017
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Diversity in Research and Engineering of Advanced Materials Training (DREAM)College of Engineering, Florida A&M University - Florida State University1/30/201710/7/2016.
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Retaining Engineers Through Research Entrepreneurship and Advanced-materials Training (RETREAT) College of Engineering, Florida A&M University - Florida State University1/30/201710/21/2016
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CPRIT Summer Undergraduate ExperienceUT Health, School of Public Health1/31/201711/17/2016Application open: DEC 1, 2016
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C2B2/NSF REU ProgramColorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels 1/31/2017xx
Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Crop Sciences, Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, ANY (all majors are eligible to apply according to the website)
11/29/2016.
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DIMACS REU in Computing: Theory and ApplicationsCenter for Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science1/31/2017
Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering
12/1/2016.
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NSF-REU Training Site: Molecular BiophysicsDepartment of Chemistry, Princeton University1/31/2017x
Physics, Engineering, Mathematical Science, all physical, mathematical, or engineering sciences
12/9/2016Application open Nov 30, 2016
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Summer Undergraduate Research FellowshipUniversity of Michigan Cardiovascular Center 1/31/2017x1/13/2017Application open mid-December 2016
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Integrated Optics for Undergraduates (IOU) Research ExperienceCenter for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN)1/31/2017
Optics, Electronics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science, or other engineering fields.
1/17/2017
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Undergraduate Summer Internship ProgramHarvard University, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology2/1/20175/18/2017
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IRIS Undergraduate Internships in Seismology Next IRIS Generation Internship Program 2/1/2017x
Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, Geoscience, Computer Science
2/11/2016Must have 2 semesters of Math and Physics
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An NSF REU in Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of Southern Mississippi, Department of
Chemistry and Biochemistry
2/1/2017Chemistry and Biochemistry10/7/2016
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ASSURE Program - Space Sciences LabSpace Science Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley2/1/2017
Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geology, Mechanical Engineering, and other related subjects
10/7/2016Deadline normally on FEB 1
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Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EH REP)Department of Environmental and Occupational
Health Sciences
2/1/201710/11/2016
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iSEED Summer Research ExperienceUniversity of Buffalo2/1/201710/11/2016Application open: NOV 2017
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Native American Awards Program-InternshipSmithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships & Internships 2/1/2017x10/21/2016For Summer and Fall - FEB 1
For Spring - OCT 1
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Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE)Princeton University Graduate School 2/1/201710/21/2016.
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Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH)Harvard University, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences2/1/2017x10/21/2016.
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Interfaces and Surfaces REUDepartment of Materials Science & Engineering, Clemson University2/1/2017x
Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics, Biological Sciences
11/4/2016.
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Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials (C-PHOM)Univerisity of Michigan, Center for Photonics and Multiscale Nanomaterials 2/1/2017
Materials Science & Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, and related fields
11/29/2016No 2018 Summer Program
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MIT Haystack Observatory REUMIT Haystack Observatory 2/1/201711/29/2016Application available mid-NOV 2017
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Plant Biology & Conservation REU - From Genes to Ecosystems. Chicago Botanic Garden 2/1/2017x
Biological Sciences, Environmental Science
11/29/2016Applications for 2018 open in Decemeber
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Interactive Biomaterials REU ProgramSyracuse Biomaterials Institute 2/1/2017
Chemistry, Biophysics, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Engineering, related fields (See Research Areas)
1/13/2017.
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Green & Environmental ChemistrySouth Dakota State University2/1/2017x
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Anyone interested in environmental chemistry and green chemistry
1/17/2017.
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Environmental Engineering Solutions for Pollution Prevention (EESPP)University of Buffalo2/1/2017x
Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Geology
1/20/2017.
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AGA Investing in the Future (IITF) Student Research FellowshipAmerican Gastroenterological Association2/3/2017x
Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Biological Sciences, Medicine, Chemistry and Biochemistry
10/7/2016.
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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Molecular & Integrative PhysiologyUniversity of Michigan2/3/2017xx11/29/2016.
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College REU College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst2/3/2017x1/13/2017.
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Translational Ecology for UndergraduatesCary Institute of Ecosystem Studies2/3/2017x
Ecology, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences, other majors also considered
1/13/20172018 Application open NOV 2017
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REU Program in MathematicsIndiana University Bloomington, Department of Mathematics2/3/2017xMathematics and Statistics1/17/2017
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A Distributed Network of Neuroscience ScholarsThe College of Wooster, Ohio Wesleyan University, Kenyon College, and Earlham College2/3/2017x
Neuroscience, Biological Sciences, Psychology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Biomedical Sciences
1/17/2017Application info available DEC 2017
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Visualization of Macromolecules in Biological SystemsJohns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences2/4/2017x
Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
1/13/2017Application info available Jan 2017
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Program in Astronomy and AstrophysicsCornell University 2/6/2017
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Planetary Science, Cosmology
1/13/2017.
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Real World Research Experience at the National Weather CenterNational Weather Center, Norman, Oklahoma 2/8/2017x
Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Geography, Social Sciences
11/29/2017Application available by Thanksgiving
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Keck Northeast Astronomy ConsortiumKeck Northeast Astronomy Consortium 2/10/2017x
Astronomy, Physics, ANY student with an interest in astronomical research
10/11/2016Application Open: Dec 2017
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Virginia Institute of Marine ScienceVirginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary University 2/10/2017x11/17/2016.
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Physics REU @ Michigan University of Michigan2/10/2017Physics12/9/2016.
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Summer Scholars Program (NSF REU)Materials Processing Center and Center for Materials Science and Engineering at MIT2/10/20171/13/2017.
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PRiME 2017: Purdue Research in Mathematics ExperienceDepartment of Mathematics, Purdue University2/10/2017Mathematics and Statistics1/13/2017.
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Materials for Society REU for Undregraduates and TeachersMicron School of Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State Univeristy2/12/2017
Materials Science, STEM fields, Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology
1/10/2017.
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Tech Bio REU (Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology)School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh2/13/2017x
Biological Sciences, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics, Bioengineering, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural Biology, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Emergent Properties, Neuroscience, etc.
11/22/2016Application open Dec 2016
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(REUisME) REU in Subtropical Marine EcosystemsUniversity of Texas, Austin2/13/2017x
Marine Science, Environmental Science, Biological Science
1/13/2017Application info available late FALL 2017
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Wake/Davidson Experience in Number Theory Research (WADE INTO Research)Wake Forest University, Department of Mathematics2/14/2017xMathematics and Statistics10/25/2016No Summer 2018 program
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Summer Research Internship in Medical SciencesUniversity of Missouri2/15/2017
Animal Sciences, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related fields
1/13/20172018 Deadline Pending
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Stevens' Summer Research FellowshipUniversity of Missouri2/15/2017Chemistry5/18/2017.
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Physics, Astrophysics, and Optics REUDepartment of Physics & Astronomy, Rochester University2/15/2017xPhysics, Astronomy, related fields3/16/2017Rolling admission after deadline until spaces are filled
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Biophysical Society Summer Course:Case Studies in PhysicsUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill2/15/2017x
Physics, Biophysics, Chemistry and Biochemistry
10/7/2016Prerequisites: Studying quantitative science: chemistry, physics, biochemistry, engineering, or computer science (required)
Program not offered 2018. Renewing for 2019
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Models in Evolution, Ecology and SystematicsUniversity of Kansas, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology2/15/2017x
Biological Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
10/20/2016.
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Summer Fellowship Practicum ProgramAmerican Institute for Economic Research (AIER) 2/15/2017xx
Economics, Finance, Business, related fields
10/21/2016
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Stream Restoration and Rehabilitation Oklahoma Water Resources Center, Oklahoma State University 2/15/2017x
Biological Sciences, Natural Resources, Civil Engineering, Biological Engineering, Geology, Environmental Sciences
11/4/2016.
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Materials, Application and Development for Organic Photovoltaic Devices (RIT-OPV)School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Rochester Institute of Technology2/15/2017x
Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science
11/8/2016.
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Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Chemistry and BiochemistryGeorgia Tech, College of Sciences, Chemisty and
Biochemistry
2/15/2017x
Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Physics, and all STEM majors
11/8/2016.
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Microbiology Summer REUUniversity of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine2/15/2017x
Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, and related fields
11/17/2016Application Open: Dec 2017
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REU in Integrative Marine BiologyUniversity of Massachusetts Dartmouth 2/15/2017x
Biological Sciences, Marine Biology, Ecology
11/18/2016.
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Maryland Psychiatric Research Center Undergraduate Research ProgramConte Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine2/15/201712/1/2016.
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REU in Physics and Optics at RochesterSchool of Arts & Sciences, University of Rochester 2/15/2017Physics, Astronomy, Optics12/2/2016.
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CSU Channel Islands Mathematics REUChannel Islands, California State University 2/15/2017xx-limitedMathematics and Statistics12/9/2016Application info available late-Dec 2016
Limited funding available for non-US citizens or permanent residents
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Molecular and Organismal EvolutionDepartment of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho 2/15/2017x
Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
12/15/2016.
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