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Due to the interdisciplinary nature of science, internships in the sciences have been bundled together under this section. Note that neuroscience and environmental science internships are listed here and that not all REUs are offered every year due to budget cuts. Internships are listed in the order of physics, chemistry, and biology, but you should should go over all of them since many opportunities are interdisciplinary. Non-profit or academic institutions are listed here. For work at private corporations, check the Corporate/Non-Profit Profile section.

Physics

[2014] Baylor Univ. Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics, and Engineering Research – Physics REU

Deadline: February 24th./ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors / Location: Waco, Texas/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $5000

CASPER's NSF REU Program offers outstanding undergraduates an opportunity for active research participation with Baylor University faculty in the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research or the Baylor University Physics Department. A limited number of international/non-U.S. slots are also available through non-NSF funding.

http://www.baylor.edu/casper/index.php?id=83937

[2014] College of William and Mary – Physics REU

Deadline: February 1st./ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Williamsburg, Virginia/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $5000

We invite undergraduates to apply for research opportunities for summer REU programs. Our REU typically lasts for 8~10 weeks. Preference will be given to physics students with superior records who are now completing the junior year. For the ten weeks of participation, a student will receive a $5000 stipend, plus free dormitory room and health center services. This program is not offered every year.

http://www.wm.edu/as/physics/undergrad/researchopportunities/reu/index.php

[2014] Emory University - Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences

Deadline: Varies/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Atlanta, Georgia/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Evironmental Science, Neuroscience, Psychology, Anthropology/ Pay: Varies

Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Emory (SURE) allows undergraduate students to conduct supervised research with a faculty mentor. Students receive training in the research methods applicable to their research plan, analyze their data and create written and oral presentations of their results. At the end of the summer, each participant takes part in a formal research symposium.

http://www.cse.emory.edu/projects/students/sure.html

[2014] Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory - Undergraduate Internship Programs

Deadline: Varies/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Batavia, illinois/ Fields: Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics/ Pay: Varies

Each summer Fermilab offers a variety of intern programs for secondary school teachers, high school students, undergraduates and graduate students. Interns have an opportunity to work on projects that support particle physics experiments in areas such as applied physics, engineering and computing. Working with Fermilab scientists or engineers, interns have an opportunity to experience current research methods and study problems of particle physics research.

http://ed.fnal.gov/interns/programs/

[2014] Idaho National Laboratory - Undergraduate Internships

Deadline: Varies/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors / Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Bology, Computer Science, mathematics/ Pay: Varies

INL hires dozens of undergraduate students from around the country each year to work at the lab under the guidance of experienced mentors. The majority of internships are in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). However, INL is a multi-discipline laboratory and requires support in variety of areas like business, communications, marketing and logistics to accomplish its mission.

https://inlportal.inl.gov/portal/server.pt/community/education/679/internships

[2014] Kansas State Univ. – Physics REU

Deadline: February 18th./ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors / Location: Manhattan, Kansas/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $5200

The Kansas State summer research program offers students an opportunity to perform cutting-edge research. As a student in our program, you will be paired with a faculty research mentor. Furthermore, on average about 2-3 hours per week will be spent in a classroom setting, where faculty members will describe the physics behind your own project and your peers' projects as well.

http://www.phys.ksu.edu/reu/

[2014] Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Student Internship Program

Deadline: Varies/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Livermore, California/ Fields: Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics/ Pay: Varies

The Student Internship Program allows students to engage in work-study employment opportunities in relevant science, engineering, and administrative fields. The majority of Student Interns are hired to work during the summer academic break.

https://scholars.llnl.gov/?q=about

[2014] Lehigh Univ. – Physics REU

Deadline: March 7th./ Requirements: Sophomores and Juniors/ Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $5500

The Lehigh REU program is intended for students who plan to pursue graduate study in physics or related fields. Participants will receive $530 per week for a 10 week program in one of a variety of current research areas at Lehigh. The work will be supervised by Lehigh faculty and will begin around May 27, 2014. Free housing is also available to participants.

http://physics.cas2.lehigh.edu/reu

[2014] Los Alamos National Laboratory - Undergraduate Student Program

Deadline: Not Specified/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico/ Fields: Physics, Comuter Science, Mathematics/ Pay: Varies

The Undergraduate Student (UGS) Program offers summer, part-time, and full-time appointments for undergraduate students. The program is a year-round educational program that provides students with relevant research experience while they are pursuing an undergraduate degree. This educational program is designed to complement the students' education with work experience related to their chosen field of study. There are appointments in both the technical and professional fields.

http://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/student-internships/undergraduate/index.php

[2014] National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Undergraduate Internships

Deadline: Not Specified/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Golden, Colorado/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science/ Pay: Not Specified

Graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in the laboratory's research and development programs, initiate new areas of research, and establish a base for ongoing collaborations through NREL's Research Participant Program. Students with new ideas and talents can contribute to research of mutual interest in NREL's research and deployment disciplines, while also contributing to the transfer of the technology resulting from that research.

http://www.nrel.gov/rpp/student_internships.html

[2014] National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Undergraduate Summer Student Research Assistantship

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Frreshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Green Bank, West Virginia/ Fields: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science/ Pay: $657 per week

NRAO summer students conduct research under the supervision of an NRAO staff member at one of three NRAO sites (Socorro, New Mexico; Green Bank, West Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia). The project may involve any aspect of astronomy, including original research, instrumentation, telescope design, astronomical site evaluation or astronomical software development. Supervisors choose their own student candidates from all applications received, and the site to which a summer student is assigned depends on the location of the NRAO supervisor who chose them.

https://science.nrao.edu/opportunities/student-programs/summerstudents

[2014] Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lighting Research Institute - Summer Internships

Deadline: Not Specified/ Requirements: Juniors and higher/ Location: Troy, New York/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $4800

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) and ASSIST are making available a limited number of paid summer internship opportunities for undergraduate students from engineering, physics, science, architecture, or industrial design. Selected students will participate in an intensive, eight-week education and research program focused on solid-state lighting.

http://www.lrc.rpi.edu/education/SSLInternship/index.asp

[2014] Rice Univ. Rice Quantum Institute – Physics REU

Deadline: February 14th./ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors / Location: Houston, Texas/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: Unpaid

Students from many schools spend 8-10 weeks at Rice working on cutting-edge projects with individual RQI research groups. This provides an accelerated introduction to experimental and/or theoretical research work itself, as well as insight into how fundamental research in atomic, molecular, optical, surface, materials, chemical and biophysical sciences relate to many important technologies. Current Rice or international undergraduate students with other funding can participate in the scientific activities of the program.

http://rqi.rice.edu/Content.aspx?id=72

[2014] Rochester Institute of Technology Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science – Physics REU

Deadline: February 12th./ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Manhattan, Kansas/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $500 per week

Our program introduces young scientists to research in a highly interdisciplinary, team-oriented setting, preparing the students for the type of goal-oriented research they are likely to encounter in real-world environments. Qualified students will have completed the first year of a physical science, engineering, mathematics, or computer science program. We have alternative funding sources that allow us to fund international students. Research interests include biomedical imaging.

http://www.cis.rit.edu/reu

[2014] Univ. of California at Davis – Physics REU

Deadline: February 14th./ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Davis, California/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: Unpaid

We will accept non-citizens only if they can provide their own funding. The Department of Physics has hosted an NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates site since 2004. During the 10-week program students live on campus while working alongside our faculty and graduate students on ongoing research projects. Students get a view of physics very different from typical coursework.

http://london.ucdavis.edu/~reu/reu.html

[2014] Univ. of Colorado-Boulder Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics – Physics REU

Deadline: February 3rd/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Various/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $500 per week

The University of Colorado invites undergraduates to apply for a summer Research Experience for highly motivated students interested in solar and space physics. The program begins with a summer school in solar and space physics and continues with seminars and discussions while you work at one of the participating laboratories, providing peer-to-peer collaboration opportunities. At the end of the summer, you will present your research findings. Foreign students may apply but admission will be dependent upon funding.

http://lasp.colorado.edu/home/education/reu/

[2014 cancelled] Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa Institute for Astronomy – Physics REU

Deadline: February 1st./ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Oahu, Hawaii/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $450 per week

This REU program will provide undergraduates who are considering a career in science with the opportunity to engage in research with professional astronomers working on cutting-edge problems in astrophysics. The REU students will be full-time research assistants to a faculty mentor at the Institute and will work on specific aspects of an ongoing research program. There is one position for a foreign student (either in the U.S. or abroad) to take part in the REU program.

http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/reu/

[2014] Univ. of Notre Dame – Physics REU

Deadline: February 22nd/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors / Location: Notre Dame, Indiana/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: Unpaid

Students will work closely with faculty and graduate students on a variety of current research projects. The summer program not only provides each student direct experience with a specific project but also provides important exposure to all areas of physics research. The program is available only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents unless tuition/support has been arranged through your university or another organization.

http://physics.nd.edu/research/reu/

[2014] Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison – Physics REU

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Madison, Wisconsin/ Fields: Physics/ Pay: $350 per week

If you are attending school in the U.S. but are not a US citizen or permanent resident, please contact us before applying. The program includes a directed research project, an engaging weekly lecture series, organized weekend field trips, and other less structured social events. Participants will work in Madison with researchers in the Astronomy Department and the Astrophysics group of the Physics Department.

http://www.astro.wisc.edu/undergrads/uw-madison-reu-program/

[2014] Washington Univ. in St. Louis Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology - Summer Research Program

Deadline: January 27th/ Requirements: See Description/ Location: St. Louis, Missouri/ Fields: Physics, Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: $5000

This program offers undergraduate and medical students opportunities to conduct research with in various radiological sciences. Applicants are responsible for finding housing, costs of housing, health insurance, and parking. Applicants are selected based on academic record, coursework, essays, and recommendations. Prior research experience is also considered but not required.

http://www.mir.wustl.edu/education/internal.asp?NavID=95

Chemistry/Environmental Science

[2014] Columbia Univ. Energy Frontier Research Center – Research Program for Undergraduates

Deadline: February 14th/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: New York City, New York/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry/ Pay: $4000

The Columbia University Energy Frontier Research Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, supports 10-15 outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year. This Research Experiences for Undergraduates program provides a $4,000 stipend for each successful candidate, free campus housing (worth $2,700) in which you are expected to reside, and possible assistance with round-trip travel (up to $500 if necessary).

http://cise.columbia.edu/energy-frontier-research-center/research-experiences-undergraduates-program

[2014] Washington State Univ. Laboratory for Atmospheric Research – Environmental Science REU

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science/ Pay: Unpaid

Students will work on research projects ranging from air quality measurements in the laboratory or during field campaigns to running large scale air quality models. Each student will have a primary instrument, dataset or model they use during the summer. Students may work in collaborative teams with faculty and graduate students or more independently to accomplish specific research goals. US citizenship is not required to receive funding from other WSU sources.

http://lar.wsu.edu/ugrad_reu.html

Biology/Neuroscience

[2014] Baylor College of Medicine - Michael E. DeBakey Summer Surgery Program

Deadline: February 5th/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Houston, Texas/ Fields: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science/ Pay: Unpaid

Students become familiar with the hospital environment, the operating room, and the lifestyle of a surgeon. They are expected to become an integral part of their surgical teams by participating in rounds, surgery, and conferences.

https://www.bcm.edu/departments/surgery/education/summer-surgery-program

[2014] Baylor College of Medicine - Summer Medical and Research Training Program

Deadline: January 10th/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Houston, Texas/ Fields: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science/ Pay: $4500

The Summer Medical and Research Training Program is for undergraduate students who are interested in exploring a career in scientific research. We encourage Ph.D.-oriented candidates to apply. Up to 80 students are recruited for the SMART Program from across the nation. Only international students who are employable and enrolled in educational programs in the United States are eligible to apply.

https://www.bcm.edu/education/schools/graduate-school-of-biomedical-sciences/diversity/smart

[2014] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Research Participation Programs

Deadline: Various/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science/ Pay: Not Specified

The CDC strives to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion; prevention of disease, injury and disability; and preparedness for new health threats.

http://orise.orau.gov/cdc/default.html

[2014] Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Undergraduate Research Program

Deadline: January 15th/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Cold Spring Harbor, New York/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience/ Pay: $5000

CSHL’s Undergraduate Research Program (URP) provides one of the few places where young people are instructed in the techniques of modern biology while becoming integrated members of a vibrant scientific community. In addition to their research, URP students attend a series of seminars and special events designed specifically for them.

http://www.cshl.edu/education/urp

[2014] Florida Atlantic Univ. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute - Summer Internships

Deadline: March 1st/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Fort Pierce, Florida/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: $3500

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) at Florida Atlantic University offers a Summer Internship Program to qualified undergraduate and graduate students interested in marine-related fields. Our internship program is designed to give qualified undergraduate and graduate students experience in a research environment. The areas of study may include, but are not limited to: aquaculture, biomedical marine research, marine biology, marine mammal research, marine natural product chemistry, marine microbiology, ocean engineering, ocean technology and oceanography.

http://www.fau.edu/hboi/education/internship.php

[2014] Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus - Summer Scholars Program

Deadline: January 15th/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Ashburn, Virginia/ Fields: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Neuroscience/ Pay: $4500

Janelia Undergraduate Scholars are among the very best future scientists, engineers, and mathematicians who are interested in exploring basic neuroscience, imaging technology, and related fields of research at Janelia. During their time in residence, scholars have an opportunity to attend weekly seminars by Janelia researchers and visiting scientists.

http://www.janelia.org/student-programs/undergraduate-program

[2014] Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine - Summer Internship Program

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: See Description/ Location: Baltimore, Maryland/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: $3000

Expect an experience similar to that of a first-year graduate student who does a three-month rotation in a laboratory or out in the community to become acquainted with the project, techniques, and people working in that area. Before arrival each intern receives several papers related to their specific research project. The goal of the project and its relationship to other work in the area will be discussed, and you will be instructed in the techniques necessary to conduct the research. Besides daily interactions with others at the project site, most groups have a more formal meeting once or twice a week to discuss research problems, and progress and developments reported in the literature. The program concludes with a poster session by the interns describing their projects.

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/graduateprograms/sip.cfm

[2013] Mount Sinai School of Medicine - Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Deadline: Early February/ Requirements: See Description/ Location: New York City, New York/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics/ Pay: $3500

Based on interests expressed in the applications, the successful applicants are matched with specific research mentors who are carefully chosen from our Graduate Faculty. The Summer Fellows will spend ten consecutive full-time weeks in the laboratory engaged in supervised research activities. They are provided with the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research projects in one of our Multidisciplinary Training Areas in areas of research including: biochemistry, bio-mathematical sciences, biophysics, computational biomedicine, and others.

http://www.mssm.edu/education/graduate-school/degrees-and-programs/summer-undergraduate-research-program

[2014] Oregon National Primate Research Center – Undergraduate Summer Fellowship

Deadline: February 3rd/ Requirements: Sophomore and Juniors/ Location: Portland, Oregon/ Fields: Biology, Neuroscience, Psychology/ Pay: $2400

The Summer Fellowship Program for Undergraduates seeks qualified applicants who will enter either their junior or senior year of college in the Fall of 2013. Selected applicants will work as part of a research team in an established laboratory alongside a staff member whose research interests complement the student’s own. A special summer seminar series, weekly lab meetings, journal clubs, and access to other laboratories at the Center combine to make this program a comprehensive, creative and accelerated learning experience.

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/onprc/public-education/undergraduate.cfm

[2014] Oregon National Primate Research Center – Undergraduate Volunteer

Deadline: None/ Requirements: Undergrads/ Location: Portland, Oregon/ Fields: Biology, Neuroscience, Psychology/ Pay: Unpaid

Mentoring is a time-consuming endeavor that is taken seriously by the scientists at the ONPRC, who devote a great deal of time, energy, and lab resources to such training. Because of this, we require that during volunteers be willing to commit to no less than 10 hours a week of work in the lab, in periods of time no less than 3 hours in length, for a period of time to be agreed upon by you and your mentor. Summer volunteers should plan to spend at least 20 hours per week in the lab for a period of time not less than 8 weeks.

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/onprc/public-outreach/volunteering.cfm

[2014] Rockefeller Univ. – Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: New York City, New York/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics/ Pay: $4000

The Rockefeller University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program provides a unique opportunity for undergraduates to conduct laboratory research. SURF students work with leading scientists in a broad range of areas including biochemistry; structural biology and chemistry; molecular, cell and developmental biology; immunology; virology and microbiology; neuroscience; physics; and mathematical biology.

http://rockefeller.edu/surf/

[2014] Scripps Research Institute - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 15th/ Requirements: GPA 3.2/ Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics/ Pay: $4000

The Office of Educational Outreach and Community Engagement invites applications from students who are interested in its ten-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Program. This program provides its participants the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research in one of our 250 laboratories side by side with our world-renowned faculty.

http://education.scripps.edu/undergraduate/surf/index.html

[2014] Scripps Translational Science Institute - Student Research Internship

Deadline: April 14th/ Requirements: See Description/ Location: La Jolla, California/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics/ Pay: Unpaid

The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) is an innovative institute that aims to transform and fully integrate clinical and translational research. Most of our interns work in a dry-lab setting, however we do have a limited number of wet-lab positions available. Your preference should be specified within your statement of purpose.

http://education.scripps.edu/undergraduate/surf/index.html

[2013] Southwest National Primate Research Center – Student Internship Program

Deadline: February 8th/ Requirements: Undergrads/ Location: San Antonio, Texas/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: Not Specified

The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) provides educational and training opportunities for a limited number of students during an 8-week summer session. Upon acceptance, each applicant will be provided with another packet containing information about the primate center, San Antonio, and housing opportunities. While we can provide some logistical assistance, interns will be responsible for arranging their own transportation and housing.

http://txbiomed.org/primate-research-center/training-opportunities

[2013] Southwest National Primate Research Center – Student Volunteer Program

Deadline: None/ Requirements: Undergrads/ Location: San Antonio, Texas/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: Unpaid

The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) provides educational volunteer opportunities for a limited number of students throughout the year. The student must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in school. The SNPRC will match student volunteers with appropriate mentors. The availability of a mentor is not guaranteed.

http://txbiomed.org/primate-research-center/training-opportunities

[2013] Tulane National Primate Research Center – Undergraduate Fellowship Program

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: New Orleans, Louisiana/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: $10.01 per hour

The Undergraduate Fellowship Program for pre-baccalaureate students interested in a biomedical research experience will be offered during the months of June, July and August.  Positions will be available in each of the following five Divisions of the TNPRC:  Bacteriology & Parasitology, Comparative Pathology, Regenerative Medicine, Immunology, Microbiology, as well as in the Division of Veterinary Medicine's Environmental Enrichment Unit.

http://www.tpc.tulane.edu/training_summer.html#2

[2013] Univ. of Buffalo - CLIMB Undergraduate Program

Deadline: February 28th/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Buffalo, New York/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: Unpaid

The CLIMB-UP Summer Research Program will match you with a participating faculty mentor whose interests are complementary to your own. You will work on your own research project and get hands-on experience during the 10-week program. The summer will culminate with you and your peers presenting your work at the Summer Research Day with students from other UB summer research programs.

http://www.buffalo.edu/climb/climb-up/climb-up-details.html

[2013] Univ. of Michigan - Biology REU

Deadline: January 1st./ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores/ Location: Various/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: Not Specified

You can choose from variety of research projects, and you'll conduct, analyze, and present your research with the guidance of a faculty or graduate student mentor. After an orientation at U-M's Ann Arbor campus, the research will take place on campus, at U-M's Biological Station in northern Michigan, or at field sites around the world.

http://www.lsa.umich.edu/eeb/undergraduates/reu/default.asp

[2013] Univ. of Oregon at Eugene - Biology REU

Deadline: Rolling/ Requirements: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Eugene, Oregon/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: $380 per week

The University of Oregon (UO) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences (UO-REU) offers fellowship opportunities for undergraduate students from other universities and colleges to participate in ongoing research in life sciences laboratories at UO during the summer months.

http://biology.uoregon.edu/UOREU/index.html

[2013] Univ. of Pittsburgh Center for Neuroscience - Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Deadline: Mid-February/ Requirements: See Description/ Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Psychology/ Pay: $3500

We expect that most applicants for the CNUP Summer Undergraduate Research Program will have completed their sophomore or junior year of undergraduate training. Successful candidates typically demonstrate grade point averages of 3.0 or higher, especially in science, math, and related coursework. Students who envision a future for themselves in clinical medicine typically will not be competitive for this fellowship, unless that vision also includes an important potential role for laboratory-based neuroscience research. Although many students may already have some laboratory research experience, such experience is not a prerequisite for this fellowship program.

http://cnup.neurobio.pitt.edu/training/summer/index.aspx

[2014] Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Deadline: March 1st/ Requirements: See Description/ Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Physics/ Pay: $3500

The SURP faculty includes over 100 active members in the IBGP. You may choose a faculty scientist from one of the following programs in which to conduct a SURP research project: Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology, Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Molecular Pharmacology, Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology.

http://www.gradbiomed.pitt.edu/summer_surp.aspx

[2014] Univ. of Rochester Center for Visual Science - Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Juniors/ Location: Rochester, New york/ Fields: Biology, Neuroscience/ Pay: $3600

Undergraduates in their junior (3rd) year interested in neuroscience, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and biomedical science are invited to join the Center for Visual Science for a summer of supervised laboratory training. Applicants will be selected based on academic achievements and an interest in pursuing graduate studies in science. Both US and foreign applications will be accepted.

http://www.cvs.rochester.edu/training/undergraduate/fellowships/index.html

[2014] Univ. of Rochester - Summer Scholars Program

Deadline: March 1st/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Rochester, New york/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: $450 per week

The Summer Scholars program is for undergraduate students interested in the PhD degree in the Biological or Biomedical Sciences and for Students with a potential interest in attending graduate school at the University of Rochester.

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/education/graduate/summer-scholars/

[2014] Univ. of Texas at Houston Medical School - Summer Research Program

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Houston, Texas/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience/ Pay: $2500

The UT-Houston Summer Research Program for Undergraduates matches college sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors with faculty scientists to conduct biomedical research in labs throughout the UT Health Science Center at Houston. Each year, approximately 30 undergraduate students from Texas and across the nation spend 10 weeks during the summer gaining intensive hands-on laboratory experience under the direction of seasoned faculty researchers and teachers. All undergraduate students are to perform at least 40 hours per week in a research lab.

http://med.uth.tmc.edu/administration/edu_programs/medical-education/srp/srp-undergrad%20information.html

[2014] Univ. of Vermont - Summer Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Burlington, Vermont/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience/ Pay: $5000

Participate in investigations of how the nervous system develops, functions and repairs itself after injury. Get hands-on training in molecular, cellular, anatomical, physiological approaches. Gain valuable experience before you enter graduate or medical school.

http://www.uvm.edu/~nbhspire/?Page=snurf.html

[2014] Washington Univ. in St. Louis - Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMedRAP) and Cellular and Developmental Biology Research Apprenticeship Program (CD-BioRAP)

Deadline: February 3rd/ Requirements: See Description/ Location: St. Louis, Missouri/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry/ Pay: $4000

The BioMedRAP and CD-BioRAP are designed to recruit exceptional students interested in careers in biological and biomedical sciences with an intensive 10-week laboratory experience. Participants will engage in an independent research project under the mentorship of faculty. Students who have had prior research experience and are currently enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate program are encouraged to apply. Those who do not have prior research experience or who are interested in non-mammalian research are encouraged to apply for CD-BioRAP. BioMedRAP and CD-BioRAP selects participants based on academic achievement, leadership and commitment to diversity. We seek applicants who have challenged themselves and excelled academically, demonstrate experience overcoming substantial educational, cultural or economic obstacles, are first-generation college students, or can demonstrate a strong interest in bringing diverse people together.

http://dbbs.wustl.edu/divprograms/SummerResearchforUndergrads/Pages/BiomedRAP.aspx

[2014] West Virginia Univ. Center for Neuroscience - Summer Undergraduate Research Internships

Deadline: February 1st/ Requirements: Sophomores, Juniors/ Location: Morgantown, West Virginia/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience/ Pay: $4000

For nine weeks in the summer of 2014, the WVU Center for Neuroscience will offer internships of research-intensive training for qualified undergraduate students. Our research opportunities incorporate molecular- to systems-level analyses of nervous system function. Projects are offered in sensory, cognitive, and behavioral neuroscience; in neural injury and neuro-degeneration; and in neuropsychiatric diseases. Interns are expected to devote their time to a well-defined research project under the supervision of a Center faculty member.

http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/wvucn/Summer-Internships-%28SURI%29

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