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Internships, Fellowships, REUs, Study Abroad

Every student should strongly consider having an internship, studying abroad, or participating in a summer research experience during their undergraduate education. Please see the information below for current opportunities:

Computer Science Summer REU at James Madison University

The Computer Science Department of James Madison University is hosting Undergraduate Research Experience (REU) program during summer 2017. This REU site will conduct an eight-week summer research program for undergraduates during summer 2017. Each selected participant will receive a $4,000 stipend, on-campus housing, and limited travel support to conferences/ workshops. In addition to research activities, there will be a number of common social activities for REU fellows during the program.  More details regarding the REU can be found here: w3.cs.jmu.edu/rahma2fx/REU

Summer Research Scholars Program at Cornell University

Cornell University’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York offers a Summer Research Scholars Program where undergraduate students can participate in exciting projects within one of four disciplines including Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Entomology, Food Science and Horticulture. The student interns will have the opportunity to work with faculty, their graduate students and post docs on research projects that can be laboratory or field-based. The internship is for 9 weeks beginning May 31, 2017 (May 30th for travel) through July 28, 2017 (July 29th for travel), and provides a stipend of $4,500, housing, and assistance with transportation costs.

Details may be found at http://www.scholars.pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/

CEMITURE program offered by Georgia Southern University (NSF-REU in Chemistry)

CEMITURE program offered by Georgia Southern University to qualifying undergraduate students for Summer 2017. The summer internship program runs for 10 weeks, offer a Stipend of $5000 with housing provided at no cost to the student and most meals provided for by the program. There are 8 interdisciplinary and collaborative projects to choose from (STEM-based). Profession development activities (scientific writing, literature search engines, drawing software for structures, career and professional development etc) and field trips. 
Deadlines: 1) Jan 20th, 2017 (early deadline for Ghana research) 2) February 24th, 2017  (final deadline)


Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at CDC

The candidate will work on projects associated with developing and applying new analytical methods to characterize and quantitate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases. The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship Program. Dates: May 22nd – July 28th, 2017  Stipend: approximately $2,800 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,480 for full- time graduate student fellows. Apply on-line at: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/details/2708   Application deadline: January 20, 2017

Chemistry REU at the University of North Texas

The Chemistry Department, at the University of North Texas, invites applications for our Summer 2017 NSF-REU Program.  The ten-week program will begin in late May or early June and participants will be given a $5,000 stipend, plus housing.  Funds are available to help defray travel costs to and from the REU site, which is located at the northern outskirts of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

If you are interested, please submit your application, personal statement, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to us by Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Application forms and additional information can be found on our webpage: https://chemistry.unt.edu/nsf-reu-program


Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program at St. Jude's

We invite your best students to apply for our NIH/NCI-funded (5 R25CA023944-33) Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program for summer 2017. The program offers a unique opportunity for pre-doctoral students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, and pharmacy to gain biomedical and oncology research experience. A primary goal of the POE program is to encourage students to pursue a career in cancer research. In 2016, 68 students from 51 schools in 24 states and Puerto Rico were selected from over 500 applicants. POE medical students spend a minimum of 10 weeks in the program. The POE home page contains links to the program application. The deadline for receipt of all 2017 application materials is February 1, 2017. 

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in the Sciences (SURFS) at Belmont University

The College of Science and Mathematics is pleased to offer new opportunities for students AT ALL LEVELS to work on a focused, 6-week original research project this summer. Participants can apply for a stipend and housing. Students will gain firsthand experience in being part of a research team as in industry and graduate school, have the opportunity to learn through interactions with other researchers, including faculty mentors, and gain experience with new state-of-the-art instrumentation.

Applications are available from Laura Lowder in the Chemistry/Physics department, 4th floor JAAC.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security(DHS) 2017 HS-STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM Disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas. The ultimate goals of the program are to engage a diverse, educated and skilled pool of scientists and engineers in HS-STEM areas and to promote long-term relationships between students, researchers, DHS and research facilities to enhance the HS-STEM workforce.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers this program through an interagency agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ORISE is managed by ORAU for DOE. ORISE will be responsible for the application and review process, notification and implementation of the program. Detailed information about the internships can be found at:  http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/benefits.html          Application deadline: December 7, 2016

Neuroscience Seminar in Germany – Summer Study Abroad
Course Dates: May 16-June 13, 2017
Locations: Munich and Berlin
Course Website: http://blogs.cofc.edu/germanneuro/
Faculty Contacts: Dr. Chris Korey (koreyc@cofc.edu<mailto:koreyc@cofc.edu>) and Mike Ruscio (rusciom@cofc.edu<mailto:rusciom@cofc.edu>) – College of Charleston

Course Description: Neuroscience Seminar in Germany is a summer study abroad program for undergraduate students, which emphasizes the international nature of neuroscience research and the collaborative educational opportunities that are possible in today's scientific community. The course content will focus on current topics in neuroscience research while taking advantage of the historical lens Germany provides to examine the origins of our knowledge about nervous system function. This program is a collaboration between the College of Charleston, the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, Ludwig Maximilians Universität (LMU) in Munich and Charité Medical University in Berlin. For more details: http://blogs.cofc.edu/germanneuro/


TDH Laboratory Services Summer Internship Program

This is a paid internship from May to August.  Interns will be assigned to work on a project in their respective assignments.  Ideally, candidates will be in their junior or senior year of college, with a strong background in science (Biology, Microbiology, Medical Technology, Chemistry, etc).  These internships would be an excellent opportunity for students considering a career in a public health laboratory.  Résumés with a cover letter and 2 letters of recommendation are due no later than  APRIL 1, 2016.

For more information: https://tn.gov/assets/entities/health/attachments/Intern_Brochure_2016.pdf

Neuroscience REU in Northern Ohio and Eastern Indiana

This Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site award, funded by the National Science Foundation, to The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, and Earlham College, Richmond, IN will support 16 students for 9 weeks during the summers of 2016-2018.  Undergraduate participants (US Citizens or Permanent Residents only) will receive a stipend of $4,725 in addition to housing, meal and travel allowances.  You must be a continuing undergraduate to apply. This REU unites the successful neuroscience undergraduate research programs of four predominately undergraduate institutions in Northern Ohio and Eastern Indiana. The REU consists of four research teams, one per partner institution, each with four students and two faculty mentors for a nine-week summer REU. Each group will focus on a separate research project from a faculty mentor’s area of expertise.  Summer of 2016 dates:  May 16 – July 15, 2016. You should be able to participate in all 9-weeks. For more information: https://amyjostavnezer.voices.wooster.edu/nsf-reu/

Oceans Research Internship

The Oceans Research Internship Program enables aspiring scientists and conservationists to work in conjunction with leading marine biologists. You will work with the scientists as they undertake ground-breaking research on the charismatic marine mega-fauna of Southern Africa, including great white sharks. A unique internship experience to learn a wide variety of projects and in depth aspects of practical field research on species such white sharks, bottlenose dolphins, Southern right whales and smaller benthic shark species. Research will be done both at sea and in an aquarium. During your stay you play a vital role, from data collection to data management. We use your collected data to advise various industries, including the government, on real-time issues in marine conservation. For more information:  http://oceans-campus.com/programs/oceans-research-internship/

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Mechanisms of Evolution REU

The Mechanisms of Evolution REU will focus on biological processes, such as mutation, genetic drift, migration, non-random mating and natural selection that drive heritable change. Research projects are available in the following disciplines: bioinformatics, field ecology, systematics, molecular biology and physiology. Students will receive a $5,250 stipend. Application deadline: Friday March 4, 2016

Cary Institute's REU Program in Ecology

Summer 2016 will be the 29th year that the Cary Institute's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program has provided 8-12 students with opportunities to conduct cutting edge research in ecology. The program emphasizes the community nature of the scientific enterprise, fosters reflection and builds self confidence and skills. To complement their mentored research, students have many chances to interact, give and receive feedback and support, and participate in a rich assortment of enrichment activities, workshops and field trips around the theme of translational ecology.
Stipend: $6,300 stipend, plus a $900 food allowance and free housing in Bacon Flats Lodge
2016 Program Dates: May 23 - August 12, 2016; Application Deadline: February 12, 2016

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Summer Field Program

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory was established in Ocean Springs, Mississippi in 1947 and is home to the Summer Field Program. The Summer Field Program is designed to allow undergraduates an intensive field-and-lab-based setting. On-site amenities include research vessels, dormitory, dining hall, research labs, library and a specimen museum. Summer Sessions Application Deadline - March 31, 2016.

Mountain Lake Biological Station (University of Virginia) REU

REU participants are recruited from around the country for a unique 10-week learning and living research experience in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Students conduct independent research in field ecology, evolution, behavior and physiology under the supervision of station scientists. REUs are paid internships that include room and boardtravel, and a $5,250 stipend. Program dates: May 23 - July 29. Application deadline February 20.

REU Program in Chemistry at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville

This program offers a 10-week intensive research experience spanning the field of chemistry. While research opportunities across all traditional chemistry disciplines are available, the focus of our REU site is on the development of advanced materials for energy and sensing applications.

In addition to the research experience, participants in our REU program will also engage in a range of activities designed to develop complementary skills that are beneficial for success in graduate school and scientific research careers. These include professional development programs such as enhancing presentation and writing skills as well as site visits to local research institutions including Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Eastman Chemical. REU students will receive a $5,000 stipend for the 10-week program, free housing on campus and up to $500 of reimbursement on eligible costs for travel to and from Knoxville. Application deadline: February 1st, 2016

Further information as well as the online application for the program can be found at the following website: https://www.chem.utk.edu/reu/

Transdisciplinary Undergraduate Research in Urban Water Sustainability

A new Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is being offered for summer 2016. Ten students will be given the opportunity to perform cutting edge, transdisciplinary research of immediate relevance to people in urban areas. Students will work with mentors in one of five study regions in the Network: Mid-Atlantic, South Florida, Phoenix-Tucson Sun corridor, Front Range of Colorado, and California. Our goal, where possible, is to pair students – one in the social sciences and one in environmental science or engineering – to tackle an urban water problem from different perspectives. Application Deadline: February 5, 2016    For more information, go to: https://erams.com/UWIN/urp/

Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at the FDA

Summer research opportunities are available at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Jefferson, Arkansas. Selected individuals will participate in research projects on the biological effect of potentially toxic chemicals and the solutions to toxicology problems that have a major impact on human health and the environment. The appointment period is full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 23, 2016. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. The application deadline is February 19, 2016. Apply online at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/details/1683

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Summer Research Program

THE NEBRASKA SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM is a quality, hands-on experience in an environment that fosters growth and advancement of student scholars. Spend your summer at Nebraska experiencing close faculty mentoring, engaging research, and collaborative work.Take advantage of this opportunity to develop important research and presentation skills that you will showcase in a research symposium. Enjoy seminars related to your field and attend workshops about applying to graduate school, preparing for the GRE, etiquette during interviews, and more. Have fun outside the lab on cultural excursions and other social and recreational activities. Begin exploring the various research topics and projects offered this year by visiting our website at www.unl.edu/summerprogram. Application deadline is March 1, 2016.

Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) at Medical College of Wisconsin

The MCW Graduate School is now taking applications for our Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR). SPUR hosts roughly 25-30 participants each summer from across the country who gain valuable research experience, refine critical thinking skills, build upon academic and professional networks and are introduced to various disciplines of science. Participation in SPUR is intended for students who are currently enrolled at an accredited college or university who intend to pursue scientific-based graduate studies. Application deadline is February 1, 2016.

The National Ecological Observatory Network Summer Undergraduate Internship Program 

The National Ecological Observatory Network is currently recruiting for the 2016 summer Undergraduate Internship Program which matches six undergraduate interns enrolled in STEM disciplines with NEON projects. All travel to and from Boulder, CO and housing expenses are paid by NEON and students will be offered a generous salary— all while gaining valuable professional experience working closely with NEON staff mentors on high-level projects. Read more on the NEON 2016 Internship Site (http://www.neoninc.org/learn-experience/internships).  For additional information, please email internships@neoninc.org.


UAB Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Experimental and Computational Materials Research

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is recruiting for their NSF sponsored REU program in Experimental and Computational Materials Research. The research projects include electronic materials, nano-materials, lasers and optical materials, biosensors, biophysics and biomaterials, and computer modeling. 2016 PROGRAM DATES: May 15, 2016 - July 22, 2016 and the Application Deadline is April 1, 2016. For more information:  http://www.uab.edu/cnmb/research-experiences-for-undergraduates

ACS NUCLEAR & RADIOCHEMISTRY UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER SCHOOLS

The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring two INTENSIVE six-week Summer Schools in Nuclear and Radiochemistry for undergraduates, June 13, 2016 through July 23, 2016. The Schools are held at Brookhaven National Laboratory (Eastern Site, Long Island, NY) and San Jose State University (Western Site, San Jose, CA). Funding is provided by the US Department of Energy. Students receive an all-expense paid opportunity to complete a 6 week summer course in Nuclear and Radiochemistry in either California or New York. They also earn hours (tuition paid) of undergraduate chemistry credit through either San Jose State University or SUNY-Stony Brook.  Selected students also receive a stipend of $4,000. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2016. For more information: https://chemistry.missouri.edu/nucsummer


2016 Ole Miss Chemistry Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)


The Ole Miss Chemistry Department seeks applicants for an NSF-funded summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in 2015. Students who have completed their freshman year of college and who have not yet graduated can participate fully in "Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Summer Research Program" activities and work on a research project under the direction of a faculty mentor. Student participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, a housing and meal plan for ten weeks, and travel assistance. Undergraduate student participants must have completed their freshmen year of college but not yet graduated, and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. Underrepresented groups in science are strongly encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, and first-generation college students. 

Key Dates and Deadlines: 
02/22/2016: applications due; 05/26/2016: experience begins; 08/04/2016: experience ends

For more information, including research projects and how to apply, see http://reu.chem.olemiss.edu or contact program director Dr. Nathan I. Hammer at nhammer@olemiss.edu. 

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship  (SURF) Program at Cincinnati

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center offers undergraduates the chance to explore clinical and basic science research in laboratories in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The program is 10 weeks long and students are paid a stipend of approximately $4,000. Deadline to Apply Feb. 1, 2016. For more information: http://webcentral.uc.edu/gradresearch/surf/applicants/

Community College Internship (CCI) Program

The Community College Internship (CCI) program encourages community college students to enter technical careers relevant to the DOE mission by providing technical training experiences at the DOE Labs.  Students work on technologies or instrumentation projects or major research facilities related to ongoing R&D programs. More information about CCI and access to the online application is at http://science.energy.gov/wdts/cci/

Applications for these competitive programs must be completed and submitted online by 5:00 PM ET on January 8, 2016 (including all required application materials and recommendations). The 2016 Summer Term placements are for 10 weeks duration in a May to August timeframe. 

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Summer Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program. The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers by providing research experiences at DOE laboratories. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. ET on January 8, 2016. Visit science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/ to apply or to obtain additional information.


Adult and Juvenile Osteology, Pathology and Bioarchaeology Field Schools in Transylvania, Romania - 2016 Programs

Our osteology and bioarchaeology programs are designed to offer intensive, practical, hands on experience with human osteological remains, focusing primarily on research skill acquisition. They provide a very effective transition between the controlled teaching environment of an osteology academic lab and real "life" burial assemblages. As such, our programs offer an essential and necessary skill set to anyone pursuing a career in physical anthropology, bioarchaeology, forensics or medicine. For more information: http://www.archaeotek-archaeology.org/

Aspirnaut™ Undergraduate Research Internships on the Pathobiology of Diabetic Nephropathy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Applications for the Aspirnaut™ Undergraduate Research Internships on the Pathobiology of Diabetic Nephropathy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are now available at www.aspirnaut.org.

This program is funded by NIH/NIDDK/KUH and targets individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, Native American/American Indians, Pacific Islanders, Alaskan Natives, Americans with disabilities, and those from geographically- and economically-disadvantaged backgrounds as defined by the federal government. More information is available on our website and within the application.

The Aspirnaut™ internship is for 10 weeks (May 30-August 6, 2016). Interns are paid $500 per week that is intended to cover room, board, and transportation to and from the program. Here is the direct link to the Application for Undergraduate Students.


High-Energy-Density Physics Summer Student Program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

The High-Energy-Density Physics Summer Student Program provides a 3-month summer internship in the fields of hydrodynamics, astrophysics, plasma physics, nuclear physics, radiation transport and computer science in Livermore, CA. Apply through February 5, 2016 at https://scholars.llnl.gov

Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS) Program

Apply NOW to the Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) – Spring or Summer 2016. Visit http://www.orau.org/ornl or contact ORNL Education Programs at ornledu@orau.org for more information!

Must apply at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/1438 by December 31, 2015 for Spring term
Must apply at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/1464 by February 28, 2016 for Summer term

Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Summer REU

The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) brings ten students each summer to campus to work closely with VINSE faculty on research projects in cutting edge areas of nanoscale science and engineering.  This summer program is funded by the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) program. Students who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents majoring in science or engineering are eligible to apply to the REU program.  Students are to be notified of their acceptance into the program by email by mid-March annually. Selections are primarily based on academic standing and faculty recommendations. Program dates for 2016: May 30, 2016 - August 5, 2016
Application deadline: February 15, 2016

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships

The annual competition for Graduate Fellowships begins with the application period which opens each year in August at which time a deadline consistent with those of NSF and other fellowship granting organizations will be posted. Each year's competition concludes at the end of the following March, at which time the Foundation's Board of Directors determines the most highly qualified Fellowship applicants and the number of new Fellowships which available resources will be able to support. All Fellowship applicants will be notified by mail of the Foundation's action on their application on April 4, 2016.

5 Graduate Fellowships in several subjects including Mathematics and Computer Science. Includes Full Tuition for up to five years and a Stipend of $32,000 annually. Over 40 participating U.S. research universities. Apply Online at: www.hertzfoundation.org
Deadline to submit applications: October 30, 2015


Dow Agro Sciences Summer Intern Program

Students may now apply to our R&D Summer Intern Program at Dow AgroSciences.  R&D internships are available in chemistry, biology and computer science related disciplines, including, but not limited to, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, plant breeding, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, surface chemistry, engineering (chemical, biological, material, or optical) and informatics (bio and chem).  Our laboratory-based Research and Development internships are located at our global headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.  This is a paid internship. Salaries are adjusted according to the student’s year in school.  Subsidized housing is available for qualified students.  Students pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree from a U.S. based college or university with proper U.S. work authorization or the ability to obtain work authorization through their university are eligible. Applications will be accepted between August 1 and November 1, 2015 for the 2016 program.  

REU at University of North Texas

The Chemistry Department, at the University of North Texas, invites applications for our Summer 2016 NSF-REU Program.  The ten-week program will begin on June 6, and participants will be given a $5,000 stipend, plus housing.  Funds are available to help defray travel costs to and from the REU site, which is located at the northern outskirts of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

If you are interested, please submit your application, personal statement, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to us by March 1, 2016.  Application forms and additional information can be found on our webpage: http://chemistry.unt.edu/nsf-reu-program

Study Abroad in Berlin through Nazareth College

The Nazareth College Residential Fall Program in Berlin
 is a featured program of the consortium The New American Colleges and Universities, of which Belmont is a member. The highlights include a basic language course in German and classes taught in English that yield credits in almost all fields of study. Students get a four-week unpaid internship permitting use of English, at corporations or public institutions such as museums, schools, law firms, think tanks, etc., in Berlin. 

The ACS Directory of Graduate Research (DGRweb)

DGRweb 2014, the searchable online version of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Directory of Graduate Research (DGRweb), is the most comprehensive source of information on chemical research and researchers at universities in North America. With the DGRweb you can search for faculty, institutions, and research experiences for undergraduates.

Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA)

The Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA) gives college students earning a four-year degree the opportunity to participate in both research and clinical patient care at an academic medical center. This program is designed for students who are interested in a career in medicine.Participants will complete a research project under the leadership of a research mentor and also directly observe clinical patient care while spending time with resident and attending physicians.

There are two major tracks within the VSSA; the Basic Science Programs for undergraduates interested in careers in research, and the Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship Program for undergraduates who wish to pursue a career in medicine. They host approximately 70 students each summer from institutions across the country. Applications for the 2015 program must be received by February 1, 2016.  

University of Memphis Interdisciplinary Research in Chemistry

The University of Memphis Interdisciplinary Research in Chemistry is a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) supported by the National Science Foundation. It will provide a ten-week intensive research experience for participating undergraduate students and includes a $5000 stipend for the ten-week program, on-campus housing, and support for travel to a scientific meeting to present your work. Click here for more details. 

University of Kentucky Summer Program in the Biochemical Sciences

The summer program in the Biochemical Sciences at the University of Kentucky is a ten week program that involves undergraduates in cutting edge biochemical research. The goal of the program is to encourage student participants to pursue careers in the biochemical sciences. A wide variety of projects are offered, including research in structural biology, biophysics, proteomics, protein and nucleic acid chemistry, membrane biochemistry, and molecular biology.All student participants will receive a stipend and housing, and reasonable travel costs will be covered. Click here for more details. 

ACS International Research Experience for Undergraduates (IREU) program

The ACS International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) and ACS International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program are bilateral exchanges that allows talented young chemical and materials scientists to spend a summer conducting research in another country. Students spend 10-12 weeks working on frontier chemical and materials science research projects under the guidance of faculty members and graduate student mentors to sharpen scientific skills, develop collaborations with scientists abroad, and experience the life and culture of a foreign country.

Information concerning the 2016 IREU program and projects around the world will be made available the first week of November. Applications will be due on January 25, 2016.  Check out www.acs.org/ireu to learn more!

U.S. Department of Energy Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF)

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however, all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Stipends start at $600 per week and eligible Fellows will receive an additional travel and housing allowance. For more information visit:http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/.   Application closes December 21, 2015

The University of Utah Bioscience Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The Bioscience community sponsors several summer research opportunities:

  • URAMP -- Bioscience summer research program for underrepresented students.
  • SURP -- Bioscience summer research program for qualified students.
  • USURP -- Bioscience summer research program for Utah residents no currently attending the U of U.

For more information:  www.bioscience.utah.edu     Application deadline is February 1, 2016