Undergraduate Research Opportunities
University of Minnesota
Undergraduate Research Programs
Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power
Center for Health Equity Undergraduate Research Programs
Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Electrical and Computer Engineering Undergraduate Research Program
The Genomic Institute Undergraduate Scholars Summer Program
Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs
Lillehei Heart Institute Cardiovascular Medicine Summer Research
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Summer Research Programs
Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program
NSF-Sponsored Summer Research in Geology and Geophysics
National Center for Earth - Surface Dynamics
Psychology—Behavioral Sciences Undergraduate Research Program
Physics and Astronomy - Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Ronald E. McNair Summer Research Program
Research in Invasive Species and Genetically Modified Organisms
Scripps Institute Undergraduate Summer Research
UC Berkeley AMGEN Scholars Summer Program
Undergraduate Internship Program in Scientific Computing and Graphics
Federally Funded REU Options
NSF has a directory of Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) sites on the Search for an REU Site webpage (http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm). Students should go to this link and then apply directly to the REU Site, not to NSF.
Institutions currently funded by HHMI are listed on the Summaries of Undergraduate Programs webpage (http://www.hhmi.org/grants/office/undergrad/).
Summer research at NIH:
- NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) (https://www.training.nih.gov/trainees/summer_interns)
- NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program for underrepresented minority students or students from disadvantaged backgrounds (http://www.genome.gov/12011156).
Summer research at selected sites funded by the US Dept. of Energy, Office of Science (http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/)
UNCF-MERCK Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award for African American students (http://www.uncf.org/merck/programs/undergrd.htm)
Biological Discovery in Woods Hole Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research (http://hermes.mbl.edu/education/courses/other_programs/reu.html)
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) – the consortium of Big Ten member institutions plus the University of Chicago, Pennsylvania State University and the University of Nebraska sponsor undergraduate research experiences for students from around the nation. Interested students can apply to any of the host institutions with one application.