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Opportunities for Summer 2018

This page is up-dated as we receive notice of REUs (Research Experiences for Undergraduates, or internship opportunities) for (primarily summer) 2018. Please click on the link in the “program” column to visit the program’s webpage and learn about the research program and application process. (Please ignore the strikethrough text – the links do work!)

Remember that many opportunities are offered each year by the same institutions. If you are interested in a particular research opportunity offered in a prior year, visit their website and see if it’s being offered again this year. Additionally, you can check research opportunity listings from the link on the School of Science homepage.

Institution/Program  Field/Area Location Application Deadline
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital POE Program – pediatric oncology education  Memphis, TN 2/1/18
Merck Research Labs animal care and drug safety  suburban Philly area  none given
Summer research at Caltech: WAVE Fellows for underrepresented students intent on pursuing a PhD  Pasadena, CA January 12, 2018 (online)
AMGEN Scholars Prgm (Caltech) bio, chem, biotech Pasadena, CA February 15, 2018 (online)
AMGEN Scholars Prgm (various) science and biotechnology 9 US host institutions 2/1/18
SPIN – Summer Program in Neuroscience  neuroscience, medicine, and biomedical engineering Boston, MA Jan 31, 2018
SURF (Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship) Program pharmaceutical and environmental research Rutgers – NJ 2/1/2018
 Danforth Plant Science Center plant science, agricultural sustainability St. Louis, MO 2/8/2018
SURF – Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship – SUNY intensive 10-week biomedical research program SUNY Upstate Medical, Syracuse, NY 2/16/18
SURB – Summer Undergrad Research in Biology Biological research, science education, environmental science Pepperdine Univ, Malibu, CA 2/16/18
Stowers Institute for Medical Research medical research Kansas City, MO 2/1/18
US Dept of Energy Science Undergrad Lab Internships research at DOE National Labs for students going into STEM Various places 1/12/18
REU in Costa Rica, sponsored by Duke University tropical forest ecology research at La Cruces and La Selva Research Stations Costa Rica 1/31/18
NSF REU in Protein Biochemistry  molecular and biochemical analysis of proteins Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 2/9/18
Summer Clinical Research Program pediatric medicine and clinical research in pediatrics Hackensack, NJ 1/22/18
Baltimore Health Immersion psychological and social foundations of health Loyola Univ, Baltimore 2/25/18
Injury Science Research engineering, behavioral science and epidemiology Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 1/31/18
College of Pharmacy SURF at UIC biomedical research University of Illinois at Chicago 2/1/18
Summer REU in Marine Science marine science University of Delaware 2/9/18
Summer Prgm for Undergrad Research – SPUR life sciences University of Oregon mid-to-late February
LGBTI Health and Research health & med research Vanderbilt University Medical Ctr, Nashville 2/1/18
Summer COURSE in Human Anatomy (June 2018) human anatomy course (NOT a research opportunity) Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore 4/1/18
REU in Biomedical Materials, Devices, Therapeutics & Frontiers biomedical research Rowan University 3/20/18