Broad Institute Summer Research Program in Genomics
- Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
The Summer Research Program in Genomics, funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute, is designed for underrepresented minority undergraduate students with a commitment to research and an interest in genomics. Students spend the summer performing original computational or experimental-based research in laboratories across the Broad Institute’s research areas, from cancer to infectious disease to bioinformatics.
The program features a rich curriculum outside the lab that emphasizes career and leadership development. This includes an intensive, weekly scientific communication course, seminars by leading scientists in biomedicine, and workshops that help prepare students for graduate school admissions. At the program’s conclusion, students deliver oral and poster presentations of their research projects.
Features of the program: nine-week paid internship ($4,250 for the summer); paid housing and travel expenses; travel sponsorship to participate in a national conference; original research guided by hands-on mentors; intensive academic and career development seminars; strong emphasis on scientific communication; and team-building and social events in dynamic, historic Boston area. Eligibility details: must be enrolled in a four-year college for Fall 2014; must major in physical, biological or computer sciences, engineering, or mathematics; must have a minimum 3.0 GPA; must be a US citizen or permanent resident and an underrepresented minority. The application is now online; applications are due January 31, 2014. Find the application guide at http://www.broadinstitute.org/partnerships/education/diversity-initiatives/srpg/applying-summer-research-program-genomics.
BWH STARS Program Website
- Brigham and Women's Hospital
The BWH STARS Program is a unique summer research opportunity for underrepresented minority college and first year medical students with a strong interest in pursuing advanced graduate and medical education and training. During the 8-week stay, students participate in intensive hands-on training in research methods in the laboratories of researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The BWH STARS provides the students with the opportunity to shadow clinicians and network with members of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Faculty. Additionally, students participate in a number of educational and training seminars designed to enhance their professional development, encourage academic excellence, and introduce the multiple career pathways available in the biomedical sciences. The BWH STARS Program provides transportation to and from Boston, Housing for the 8-week period, and a living stipend for food and other necessities.
The BWH STARS Program seeks motivated students who are interested in pursuing a career in academic medicine and meet the following criteria:
•Member of an underrepresented minority group (African-American, Alaskan/Hawaiian Native, Hispanic, or Native American)
•US citizen or non-citizen national with a permanent residence visa
•Undergraduate junior or senior, or first-year medical student
•Can provide proof of valid health care coverage
Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry Summer Research for Undergraduates
- University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Washington University St Louis, UC Davis, UC Berkely
The CSMC Summer Research Program for undergraduates is a 9 week summer research program in sustainable materials science. Research positions are available in Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering. At the start of the summer, students attend a one week tutorial called the Sustainable Materials Research Training (SMaRT) Camp at the University of Oregon. After SMaRT Camp, students perform cutting edge research at one of the CSMC host labs.
All students are provided a $4000.00 stipend. Travel expenses and a housing stipend are provided based on need and merit.
Fill out and submit the application form
Contact two references and have them fill out the reference form
Application deadline: February 28th
Mail a copy of your official or unofficial transcript to:
Director of Outreach and Education
Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry
Materials Science Institute
University of Oregon
1252 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1252
The program begins with a one week tutorial session at the University of Oregon (UO). SMaRT Camp 2014 will be from June 16th to June 21st, 2014. During SMaRT camp, students are introduced to research techniques and trained in the use of the cutting edge instrumentation at UO's Lorey L. Lokey Lab. Non-UO students are provided room and board during SMaRT camp. UO students are provided lunch and snacks.
2014 SMaRT Camp Schedule
Research at Host Labs
Research at host labs starts on June 23rd, 2014 and continues until August 15th, 2014. Click on the link below for more information about the research projects that are available at the host labs. Applicants will be asked to choose their top two choices during the application process. The selection committee does its best to place students with one of their choices, but there is no guarantee.
2014 Host Labs and Projects Final Symposium
On August 16th, 2014 students with host labs in Oregon will meet at Oregon State University (OSU) to present the results of their work. This will include a 15 to 20 minute power point presentation and a poster session. Students whose host labs are not in Oregon will join in via video link (GoTo Meeting), that CSMC uses to conduct meetings.
College undergraduate students of domestic institutions who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply
Permanent residents are defined as: "Resident aliens who are not citizens of the United States and who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (and who hold alien registration receipt cards - Form I551/155.)"
Priority will be given to students who are rising seniors
September 10th, 2013 Application page goes live
February 28th, 2014 Application deadline
March 8th, 2014 Selection committee sends out selection notices
March 15th, 2014 Deadline for students to accept offer
June 15th, 2014 Non-UO students travel to UO, Pizza dinner at Pegasus Pizza
June 16th, 2014 SMaRT Camp begins
June 21st, 2014 SMaRT Camp ends, Students travel to host labs
June 23nd, 2014 Research at Host Labs begins
August 15th, 2014 Research at Host Labs ends
August 16th, 2014 Presentations and poster session at OSU for Oregon students, non-Oregon students join via Video link
August 17th, 2014 Students travel home
DHS Summer Internships
- Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
2014 HS-STEM Summer Internships
Application deadline: January 6, 2014
Undergraduate students receive a $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses.
10-week research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Idaho, Berkeley, Livermore, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, and more…
Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.
U.S. citizenship required
Application deadline: January 6, 2014
Detailed information about the internships can be found at: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/
DHS has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage the program. For questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental Health Research Experience Program
- University of Washington
Location: University of Washington, Seattle
Dates: June 23rd - Aug 22nd 2014
Environmental and Occupational Health Science is an interdisciplinary field that uses the tools of science to solve human health problems related to the environment. If you want to use your science background to help people live healthier lives, this research program is for you. The Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP) is a funded, nine week, summer experience for talented undergraduates who express strong interest in environmental health science research. Each year, the department will select 7 students from a national pool of applicants and pair each with a faculty mentor.
Students from populations traditionally underrepresented in the sciences are encouraged to apply.
Four Directions Website
- Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
The Four Directions Summer Research Program (FDSRP) is an exciting summer research opportunity at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for undergraduate students with a commitment to the health of Native American communities. Since FDSRP began in 1994, it has brought over 170 students to Boston. We invite students to join us for 8 weeks to engage in basic science or translational research projects under the supervision of HMS faculty advisors. FDSRP provides the students with the opportunity to shadow clinicians and network with members of the BWH and HMS Faculty. Additionally, students participate in a number of educational and training seminars designed to enhance their professional development, encourage academic excellence, and introduce the multiple career pathways available in the biomedical sciences. FDSRP provides transportation to and from Boston, housing for the 8-week period, and a living stipend for food and other necessities.
MMCRI SUmmer Student Research Program
- Maine Medical Center Research Institute
The Summer Student Research Program (SSRP) at Maine Medical Center Research Institute offers college students a unique opportunity to conduct educational research in diverse biomedical science fields during the summer months. Up to twelve students participate in mentored, independent research projects either in our state-of-the-art research laboratories, or working with physicians to impact patient care or the outcome of treatment.
During the ten-week program, students attend a comprehensive course featuring topics including bioethics, animal use in biomedical science, and scientific presentation skills, and have the opportunity to attend lectures presented by distinguished guest scientists and faculty members.
The stipend for the summer internships is $3,500. Students are responsible for their own transportation and housing.
Research Experience for Undergraduates Opportunity
- University of Utah
Research Experience for Undergraduates
University of Utah MRSEC Next-Generation Materials for Plasmonics & Organic Spintronics - Salt Lake City, Utah
June 2 - August 1, 2014
$4500 stipend, travel allowance, housing & meal plan
Apply online by January 15, 2014 at: www.mrsec.utah.edu/reu
Open to U.S. citizens & permanent residents obtaining an undergraduate degree Spring 2015 or after.
Women & minority students are especially encouraged to apply.
Students from non-research institutions may be given priority.
Supported by the National Science Foundation under grant no. DMR-1121252 CFDA NO. 47.049
- University of Kansas
The CReSIS Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program will begin accepting applications on Monday, November 25, 2013 online for the summer of 2014. The CReSIS REU Program is an 8-week summer program that provides undergraduate students an opportunity to conduct research on topics of global significance and work directly with faculty advisors and GRA mentors.
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships - DOE
Social media and adolescent health research team
- Seattle Children's Research Institute
The mission of the Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT) is to advance society's understanding of the relationship between media and adolescent health towards educating adolescents, providing better care and developing innovations in adolescent healthcare. Right now we are recruiting for students who are interested in a volunteer or for-credit research experience. This experience would include working on one of our team projects as well as the potential to develop an independent project of your own working with existing or new data.
Applicants should be willing to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week and work well in a collaborative team environment.
Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Dr Moreno at email@example.com.
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Research Foundation
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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 primary goal is to provide students with a foundation for making career choices in the biomedical sciences. Students have the opportunity to work with one of more than 500 faculty members at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, many of whom have active research programs that cover all areas of pediatric medicine, including the study of developmental biology, congenital disorders, genetic diseases, cancer, cardiology, neurology and immunology.
The program is 10 weeks long, and students are paid a stipend of approximately $3,200. In addition to hands-on laboratory experience, students participate in various academic and social activities with students from other summer programs at the University of Cincinnati. The SURF Program includes two scientific writing classes, an ethics in research seminar, an introduction to bioinformatics and a career day. At the end of the summer, students present their research in a poster session, and a lecture is presented by a distinguished keynote speaker.
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Programs
- University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center offer several Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Programs for biomedical research every year. In these programs, about 150 undergraduate student participants receive direct mentoring and valuable research experience for 8-10 weeks over the summer. In addition to research, students may also participate in social events, poster presentations, and lectures and tours. These programs are designed to help prepare undergraduate students for careers in biomedical research. Several programs are available, and students may request to work in any active research lab at UC or CCHMC. SURF Programs are intended for sophomores and juniors, but freshman and seniors are also invited to apply. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and must be enrolled full or part-time in a baccalaureate or associate’s degree-granting program. Applications for Summer 2014 are due on February 16. Stipend amounts vary between programs.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) hosts a 9-week summer internship that is designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research. Students who participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) will complete an independent research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor, attend weekly research seminars, participate in professional development workshops designed to help facilitate the graduate/medical school application process, and present their findings at a competitive poster session.
The program runs from Monday, June 16 – Friday, August 15, 2014.
Please visit: http://www.fhcrc.org/en/education-training/undergraduate-students.html to learn more about the SURP program, including eligibility criteria, compensation, travel and housing, and/or to submit an application. Applications are due on Friday, January 17, 2014. Two letters of recommendation are due on Friday, January 24, 2014.