Undergraduate Research Center

Research Opportunities

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Frank and Sara McKnight Undergraduate Prizes in Molecular Sciences

The University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accepting applications for the fifth annual Frank and Sara McKnight Awards in Molecular Sciences.

For more info go to http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/mcknightprize

University of California, Los Angeles

Research Experience for Undergraduates--Physics and Astronomy Department


The University of California, Los Angeles, will offer a research experience program in Physics and Astronomy in which undergraduate students will work with a faculty mentor, as well as other professors, researchers and graduate students on a research project. All interested students are invited to apply for this ten week summer program from June 2 - August 27, 2010.


University of Chicago

Title: Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate Program--Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)

This program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to gain research experience working in the laboratory or research group of a materials science faculty member.


Loyola University Chicago

Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Summer Research Program

The sponsor offers a ten-week research internship in molecular microbiology, immunology or virology. The program is designed to provide a stimulating "hands on" research experience for students who are considering graduate education in molecular Microbiology or Immunology.


Kansas State University

Research Experiences for Undergraduates--Ecology, Evolution and Genomics of Grassland Organisms

The sponsor offers an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in a ten week program to conduct independent ecological research projects under the guidance of top researchers working in conservation biology and grassland ecology.


Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate

Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

The sponsor provides a hands-on research experience for undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The sponsor provides support for an eight-week program that pairs undergraduate students with both a faculty mentor and a near-peer mentor.


Bucknell University

Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program--Department of Physics & Astronomy
SYNOPSIS: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in the fields of physics and astronomy. The Summer Research Program in Physics will run for ten weeks. The anticipated dates are June 1 to August 6, 2010.


Northwestern University

Research Experience for Undergraduates

SYNOPSIS: The sponsor offers an opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in full-time research on a nanotechnology-related topic over a nine-week period over the summer at Northwestern University's Institute if Nanotechnology.


North Carolina State University

Research Experience for Undergraduates--Department of Chemistry
SYNOPSIS: The focus of the program is to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to experience cutting-edge chemical research in the fields of materials, life sciences and catalysis, and to broaden their perspectives on chemical research careers in both academic and industrial settings. During 10 weeks, from June 2 to August 6, 2010, REU students will be afforded an opportunity to perform research on an independent research project under the guidance of a faculty advisor and graduate student or postdoctoral researcher.


Cornell University

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Mathematics

SYNOPSIS: The sponsor is offering a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program during Summer 2010 in mathematics.


Georgia Institute of Technology

1. Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The sponsor provides fellowships for undergraduate science and
engineering students to experience hands-on participation in the
multidisciplinary field of materials research. Students will work on a
one-to-one basis under the mentorship of faculty from different
disciplines at Georgia Tech in advanced materials for biological,
energy, structural, and sensor applications.


2 . Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science Program (SURE)
SURE is a ten-week summer research program designed to attract
qualified minority students into graduate school in the fields of
engineering and science.


International Research Experience Program

The sponsor provides fellowships for undergraduate science and
engineering students in research at an international site.

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Emory University

Summer Undergraduate Research Program
The program 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


Smithsonian Institution
National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum offers a work experience to
college and university students through its Summer Internship Program.
Interns have a firsthand opportunity to learn about the historic
artifacts and archival materials housed in the Museum and to study the
scientific and technological advances they represent.


National Renewable Energy Laboratory/DOE
Student Internship Research Participant
The sponsor provides internships at its facilities for
undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in a U.S.
college or university. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent
residents. The applicant may be eligible for round-trip


University of South Alabama
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship--Structure and Function of Proteins

The University of South Alabama offers an interdisciplinary
undergraduate research program sponsored by the National Science
Foundation to work for 10 weeks over the summer semester in the area
of "Structure and Function of Proteins."


Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh

Undergraduate Analytical Research Program

The sponsor will award a grants to promote high-quality, innovative
undergraduate research in the field of analytical chemistry and to
promote training and development of undergraduate students in the
field of analytical chemistry.


Syracuse University
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program--Undergraduate Chemical Research
The sponsor provides a summer research program in chemistry for
undergraduate students. The program runs from June 7, 2010 through
August 13, 2010.


Brown University
IMNI/Center for Advanced Materials Research--Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
The sponsor offers undergraduate students the opportunity to work
for ten weeks under the guidance of an MRSEC faculty member. During
the 10 week program regular scheduled weekly activities for the REU
students have been developed to broaden their knowledge of research.
Several of these focus on the use of various experimental techniques
in materials research whereas others will involve local industries and
lectures on topics such as giving oral research presentations,
preparing scientific posters and discussions on graduate studies.