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  • NIDA Summer Research Internship

    The internship may include laboratory experiments, data collection, data analysis, formal courses, participation in lab meetings, patient interviews, manuscript preparation and literature reviews.

    More Information and Application

  • ITI's Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Information Session

    When? Tuesday, March 28, 5:45 p.m.

    What? Certificate in Cybersecurity Information Session

    Who? Undergraduate student, students who have already completed some or all of the requirements prior to applying are encouraged to apply

    The Information Trust Institute (ITI) will be hosting an information session for its undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity program. Please join us for pizza and to learn more about this program.

    Location: Room 1232 CSL Studio - (North Campus Parking Garage – South Side – Middle Entrance) - 1206 W. Clark St. Urbana, Illinois

    **no online option**

    More information about the requirements for earning the Certificate can be found:

    If you are unable to attend the information session and have questions, write to

  • Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Scholarship

    For students:
    Interested in aviation-related careers
    2.5+ GPA 
    Involved in extra-curricular activities
    US Citizen

    Learn More | Application

  • Princeton Engineering Graduate Symposium

    The School of Engineering & Applied Science will host the Princeton Engineering Graduate Symposium (PEGS) on October 17-19, 2013 to encourage underrepresented minority students who are eligible for graduate study to apply to Princeton.  

    The program is rooted in Princeton’s commitment and desire to attract and train a diverse set of science, engineering, and technology leaders. The three-day visitation program offers undergraduates the opportunity to explore engineering fields at Princeton. The visit includes interacting with faculty and alumni, poster sessions, and seminars about graduate study. Princeton will provide selected participants with transportation, lodging, and meals. Information and application can be found at

  • Summer 2013 Research Opportunity on Robotics

    The GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania is proud to be offering eight 10-week paid summer research internships for undergraduate students.

    Application Deadline:  February 28, 2013

    The focus of this NSF-funded REU Site is Robotics, including Machine Perception, Motion Planning, Flying Robots, Haptic Interfaces, Dynamics and Control, Humanoid Robots, Robotic Surgery, and Robot Design.

    There is particular interest in applicants from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (low-income, ethnic and racial minorities, first generation college students, and women).


  • UC Berkeley Engineering Preview Day

    The UC Berkeley College of Engineering is hosting its sixth annual Engineering Preview Day, April 10-13, 2019. This 3 day event is for students who intend to pursue a PhD in engineering and plan to apply this coming fall. Preview Day provides students the opportunity to meet individually with engineering faculty in their discipline, socialize with Berkeley graduate students, network with campus research centers and Bay Area National Labs. Airfare, housing accommodations and meals for student participants throughout the event wil be covered. The deadline to apply is March 14, 2019.

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Information and Intelligence Group

    Project Description: MUS-ROVER is a novel research project on music intelligence. It is also the name of the first automatic music theorist that analyzes music from scratch, upon which we further build applications including personalized music education, music style identification and mixing, automatic composition, etc.

    A detailed introduction, as well as system demos, can be found on its official website:

    SUMMER OPENINGS: We are looking for students who are interested in this project to help us with -

    1) Developing the MUS-ROVER web application of a personalized music education system (music web designer and developer)
    2) Formatting and processing music data (music data scientists)
    3) Potentially some other small projects as well


    - Being able to work this summer
    - Proficient in scientific computing (using Python) or web design/programming
    - Proficient in reading music notations in sheet music and/or music theory and/or music composition
    - Good at self-learning software/data formats, such as finale, MIDI/MusicXML, etc.

    Submit the following to apply

    - Resume (submit through the recruiting page in the project's official website)

    Go to and scroll down to the bottom to fill in the application form.

    Interviews will be scheduled with applicants who meet the requirements.

    Please contact

    Haizi Yu (Graduate Student, Computer Science)

    Official website:

  • Power Optimization of Electro-Thermal Systems (POETS) REU

    The Center for Power Optimization of Electro-Thermal Systems is currently accepting applications for a 10-week undergrad research experience at a POETS facility for summer 2017!

    Participating institutions are: Howard University, Stanford University, University of Arkansas, and University of Illinois.


    - Undergrads majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines
    - Students with an average GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher
    - US citizenship or permanent residency required

    - Students from underrepresented minority groups, women, or veterans are strongly encouraged to apply

    For more details about the application requirements, please visit:

    Application deadline: March 1, 2017
    Contact Joe Muskin ( for inquiries.

  • Georgia Tech SURE Program

    SURE is an excellent way to experience the Georgia Tech campus, a research lab environment, and graduate school. This program is committed to increasing the number of qualified students who are traditionally under-represented in STEM fields. Apply today! Deadline is February 28

    Questions can be directed to 

  • New FBI Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit Fellowship

    *Applications accepted on a rolling basis

    Students must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university pursuing a degree in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), and must maintain satisfactory progress in academic coursework.

    As a participant with the Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit’s (CFSRU) Visiting Scientist Program (VSP), you will have an opportunity to enhance your professional development and increase your research capabilities and contributions by participating in forensic research initiatives utilizing state-of-the-art equipment under the mentorship of CFSRU scientists. The VSP will expose you to a research environment in a high security government facility and provides an opportunity to perform research in areas of interest unique to law enforcement and national security.

    Apply Today!


  • 2013 ITI Summer Research Internship

    Application Deadline:  March 24, 2013

    Session Dates:  June 3 - July 27, 2013

    Students who are women and/or members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
    The Information Trust Institute (ITI), a national leader in combining research and education with industrial outreach in trustworthy and secure information systems, invites undergraduates to apply for Undergraduate Research Internship awards for Summer 2013.  Please read more for further information.

  • The Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) Internship Programs at UC Berkeley, MIT, and Stanford: June 9 - August 10, 2013; Application Deadline is February 1, 2013

    This 9 week internship is aimed at rising sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors who are engineering and physical science majors with a 3.25 GPA or better and an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in science and engineering. Students must be US citizens or permanent residents. This opportunity will provide real-world experience working with E3S researchers in the development of materials and devices for ultra-low energy electronics ( E3S strongly encourages students from historically under-represented groups in science and engineering to apply. Program details and the online application can be found at Please contact Sharnnia Artis at or 510-664-4467 with questions or for more information.


  • Dept. of Energy internship program, March 31, 2010

    The Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program offers talented undergraduate and graduate students summer internship positions with the U.S. Department of Energy and its national laboratories. Positions involve scientific research or a focus on policy, business, and government relations. All internships include paid lodging, round trip airfare, and monetary compensation. As Program participants, students receive an intensive 10-week assignment to "jump-start" their careers and develop their potential for future opportunities within the federal government. Students work side-by-side with leading scientists, engineers, and other top professionals to develop professional skills and enhance leadership capabilities. They seek students pursuing degrees in a variety of academic majors, including, but not limited to: *Engineering* Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Material, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Nuclear, and Petroleum. (including some areas in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Business) Details below.

  • NSF-funded IOT summer REU program

    Guest speakers, lab tours, and field tripsOn-campus housing and meals (3 meals per day)$4,800 stipend ($600/week) June 21 - August 14, 2020 at UC Irvine
    Deadline: February 22Apply here

  • Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

    Students who demonstrate financial need and come from an underrepresented group will be eligible to receive a renewable $10,000 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship. If you are a Freshman/sophomore undergraduate students with a 3.0 or above GPA you are encouraged to learn more about this opportunity here.

  • Accenture 2010 Scholarship Program, January 31, 2010

    This scholarship program was created to encourage minorities to pursue degrees in engineering, computer science, and a variety of programs related to information systems and decision or management sciences. ELIGIBILITY: * Applicants to this program must be: African American, Hispanic American, Native American, or Asian American. * U.S. citizen, permanent resident, asylee or refugee. * Enrolled in at least the third year of course work by the fall semester 2010 in a full-time undergraduate program in engineering (electrical, industrial, mechanical, or systems are preferred), computer science, information systems (accounting, business, computer, management and related), decision or management sciences, or other programs whose curricula are equivalent to the above. * Above-average in academic performance. Generally, this means that the applicant is at least a B student; however, the difficulty of curriculum concentration and course selection will be considered. * Proficient in quantitative skills as evidenced through quantitative course work and/or exams. * Scholarship awards of $2,500 are awarded to outstanding students for undergraduate study.

  • Scholarship Opportunities for STEM Majors

    Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States, majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematical field of study? Are you interested in earning a full scholarship, monthly stipend, and a guaranteed job after graduation serving as an Officer in the U.S. Army? Well look no further because the Army ROTC Department has the perfect scholarship for you! Army ROTC is one of the Nation’s premier Leadership Development programs and as such, the Army is seeking STEM majors who have thought about becoming Army Officers.  If you have ever thought about serving your country in the Army, full tuition scholarships are available if you meet the minimum requirements! 

  • STEM Scholarships for Women and Minorities


  • 2013 Biophysics Summer Course

    Applications are still being accepted

    Session Dates:  May 14 - August 1, 2013

    An 11-week scholarship program hosted by the Universtiy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill introduces undergraduate minority students, disadvantaged students and students with disabilities to the field of biophysics.  The Course is designed to reflect a graduate-level research program. The program includes lectures, seminars, lab work, team-building activities, and field trips.  Read more for further information.

  • Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

    The children of Anthony I. Anaebere, Sr., will award a Memorial Scholarship in his honor to oneNigerian-born or first generation Nigerian-American student pursing an undergraduate or graduatelevel engineering degree at an accredited college/university in the United States of America. The Anthony I. Anaebere, Sr., Memorial Scholarship award may vary each year. For this year we will beawarding a $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship may be used for tuition and fees, books andsupplies. All applicants will be notified of the scholarship committee's decision on or before Friday,May 26, 2018 at 8pm Pacific Standard Time (PST).

    Applicants for the Anthony I. Anaebere, Sr., Memorial Scholarship must:

    1. Be a Nigerian-born or first generation Nigerian-American student pursing an undergraduate or graduate level engineering degree at an accredited college/university in the United States of America.

    2. Have a cumulative grade point average (gpa) of : Secondary (high school) students matriculating to a 4-year college/university arerequired to have at least a cumulative 3.0 gpa to apply. College/University undergraduate and graduate students are required to have at least acumulative 2.5 gpa to apply.   

    Applications must include the following documentation and be RECEIVED BY: February 18, 2018 at 8pm PST

    1. A completed Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Application

    2. Current resume from applicant (should include list of activities and honors).

    3. One letter of recommendation from an individual who can speak to the applicant’s academic credentials. Letter of recommendation may not be from a relative of the applicant.

    4. Academic transcripts from your current institution and/or enrollment verification letter if you will be matriculating to a new program during the 2018-2019 academic year. (If you are matriculating from high school to a four year college/university you are required to submit verification of enrollment from your college/university and complete high school transcripts).

    5. An electronic digital photo and signed photo/image use waiver.

    6. Completion of Application Essay Prompt (essay should be no more than 500 words).

    PLEASE NOTE: The Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the top three candidates for a phone or virtual interview, after which the final selection will be made.

    The application and associated application materials must be submitted together electronically to via e-mail. In the subject of your e-mail for your electronic submission please write: "AIA SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION."

    Applications are due by: February 18, 2018 at 8pm PST.For scholarship details please refer to:

  • 2013 NASA ASP Scholarship Application



    The 2013 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Application is now open. The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program seeks to attract students interested in the field of aeronautics to work with NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) which is directed toward enhancing the state of aeronautics for the nation, transforming the nation's air transportation system, and developing the knowledge, tools, and technologies to support future air and space vehicles. The ARMD focus is on cutting-edge, fundamental research in traditional aeronautical disciplines, as well as emerging fields with promising application to aeronautics.


    Undergraduate Students

    $15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for educational related expenses

    $10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center

    Up to 2 years of support

    For more information or to start an application, please visit


  • Academic Strategies HDFS 199 for Neurodivergent Students

    Sign up for 2 credit hours of Academic Strategies HDFS 199 for Spring 2023.  The course is designed to improve the academic performance of students who struggle with study habits and academic responsibilities due to autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, dyslexia or other neurodiverse conditions.

    Most of the coursework is completed using tasks from other classes, and students are given time during lab to complete it.

    The course meets Tuesday/Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

    Email Dr. Jeanne Kramer at for Instructor Approval.

  • General Motors Spring/Summer Internship

    2022 Spring/Summer Internship

    Application Deadline: Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

    Wanted: Software Developers who are innovators, creative minds, problem solvers, and people who get things done! 

    To thrive in this position, you must have an insatiable drive for excellence and be able to challenge yourself and peers. Our roles require critical thinking, superb communication, and a passion for service excellence. As a Software Developer Intern, you would be responsible for developing solutions that drive innovation and competitive advantage. This role encompasses writing code to build and support GM’s systems, applications, and platforms as well as configuring, optimizing, and deploying packaged software (COTS). You will work with other project developers and architects to ensure that designs and quality are meeting GM requirements. Each Developer is envisioned to be part of the full software development life cycle (SDLC) of a project: from initiation through deployment. 

    These positions could be located in either Detroit, MI or Austin, TX. from May and June of 2022.

  • HENAAC (Hispanic) Scholarship

    All STEM majors
    Minimum 3.0 GPA
    Must be of Hispanic descent or demonstrate strong leadership or service within the Hispanic community

    Scholarships range from $500-$10,000

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Motion Strategy and Virtual Reality Laboratory

    Project Description: There are two possible projects - (i) designing and implementing robotic swarms with high-level specifications on their dynamics. The focus is on quantifying the sensing/actuation/computational requirements needed to generate different swarm dynamics. (ii) developing high-level, verifiable specification languages for the design and control of robotic systems, eventually contributing to ROS (Robot Operating System).

    The focus of both projects is on simple mobile robots for personal/household use.

    Applicants should review these publications to get a sense of related research:


    Interest in robotics, math, and/or programming languages
    CS, Physics, ECE, ME, Math, and any other engineering or design-based major
    Experience in robotic hardware or electronics preferred
    Interest in non-traditional programming languages such as functional or algebraic languages preferred
    Experience with relevant math (e.g., logic, algebra, graph theory, topology, or statistical mechanics) preferred

    Please contact

    Alexandra Niles (Graduate Student, Computer Science)
    Motion Strategy and Virtual Reality Laboratory

  • NACME Scholarships Avaialble

    Several NACME Scholarships available for engineering majors!

  • 2023 Summer Internship at UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Physical Laboratory

    Applications are now being accepted for a ten-week summer internship opportunity in the Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, in La Jolla, California.

    The internship program is a great opportunity for motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science majoring in oceanography, applied mathematics, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, geology and related majors to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world and learn about marine science and technology while earning a modest salary.

    More information can be found on UCSD’s website, where applications will be accepted through 4 p.m. Pacific time on January 13, 2023.

    If you have any questions, please contact Eva Friedlander, the Summer Internship Coordinator at

  • Caterpillar Champaign Simulation Center Open House

    Be sure to attend this exciting open house where you can gather information about Caterpillar and the many opportunities the company makes available.  Current students will present demonstrations on the work they are involved with, and a Q & A session will be held at the event’s conclusion.   Pizza and soda will be provided! 

    When:  January 16, 2013 (Wednesday), 5:30 PM

    Where:  1901 South 1st Street (1 block south of Assembly Hall)


  • 25 Summer 2013 Research Projects Available

    Application Deadline is March 1, 2013

    Fifteen Indiana University computing faculty have listed more than 25 summer 2013 research projects available to undergraduate students in the following research domains:  bioinformatics, cloud computing, complex systems, computer vision, data bases, data science, genomics, health informatics, high performance computing, human centered computing, computer vision, health informatics, music informatics, robotics, security, Super Computing at Exascale, and text mining.

    Please read more for additional information.

  • Summer 2024 XR Opportunity for U of I Undergrads through CI MED Jump Simulation Center

    A new Extended Reality (XR) internship opportunity is being offered by the Carle Illinois College of Medicine Jump Simulation Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, beginning on June 3, 2024 and ending on July 26, 2024.  In this internship, students will LEARN about the process of designing and developing XR environments, CREATE the XR environments based on the physical counterparts, and TRANSFORM the current medical training procedure.

    Go to this link for more information and to apply:

    The application is due on March 18, 2024.

  • Virtual GEM GRAD Lab Virginia Tech

    Attend the GEM GRAD Lab (Saturday, October 3rd) to:
    +Get paid to attend grad school
    +Discover Funding Opportunities
    +Learn How to apply to grad school
    +Find out what to expect in grad school

  • ACS (American Chemistry Society) Scholarship, March 1, 2010 deadline

    Chemistry Scholarships for African American, Hispanic, and American Indian Students. ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry- related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. If you are an African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology, you may be eligible.

  • Iowa State University Research Experience in Molecular Biotechnology & Genomics

    Application Deadline: All application materials must be received by 5pm CST, Friday, March 1st, 2013

    Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply

    Program duration: May 28 to Aug 3, 2013.

    This awesome opportunity allows students to participate in projects that will include gene cloning and characterization, functional genomic analyses, expression of foreign genes in bacteria, plants and animals, molecular genetics, and analysis of proteomes and transcriptomes.  Read on for more information...

  • Summer 2023 REU Opportunity at FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

    Summer Program Dates: May 30th, 2023 – August 4th, 2023 (10 weeks)

     · Research opportunity open to undergraduates in all STEM disciplines.

     · Stipend of $8,000 plus lodging, a one-time modest travel allowance, andone-time modest allotment for meals.

     · GRE prep course to get you ready for graduate school!

     · Many opportunities to choose from: CREST, DOW, DREAM, MSIPP, and RETREAT!

    Applications are due on December 1st, 2022!


  • Illinois Leadership Center programs for early January

    Best of luck on the end of finals! As you consider what youll do over winter break, consider spending some quality time with friends while improving important skills with us! The Illinois Leadership Center is hosting two i-programs over winter break our Insight and Ignite program. Details below.

  • NCSA is offering two summer programs

    • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) The Future of Discovery: Training Students to Build and Apply Open Source Machine Learning Models and Tools (FODOMMaT) program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is seeking students to apply for a 10-week paid summer training experience in machine learning. Successful applicants will work full-time on one of cutting-edge FODOMMaT research projects that develop open-source machine learning models and tools and use them to solve real-world problems.
    • The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has a history of nurturing innovative concepts, and some of the best ideas have come from highly motivated, creative undergraduate students. The SPIN program will be accepting applicants for the Summer 2023 session starting from January 23, 2023

    If any questions, please contact Olena Kindratenko at

  • Professional Speaking Workshop & Competition - Cash Prizes

    Workshop: March 4th, 9:00am-3:30pm
    Deadline to apply: February 25th

    More info and application here

    Competition: April 7th @ 2:00pm 
    Information Session: February 12th @ 6:00pm in MSEB 119
    Deadline to apply: February 19th

    Application Questions?

  • NACME Scholars Summer Opportunity - IBM Social Good Fellowship

    This is a special summer work experience opportunity for NACME Scholars.

    The IBM Social Good Fellowship is an oportunity for undergraduate students to develop their skills and develop data science solutions that benefit humanity. Mentored by leading IBM Research scientists and engineers at the T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY (north of New York City), fellows use data mining, machine learning, analytics, operations research, statistics, and mobile computing methods to complete projects with social impact.

    Please note that IBM has committed to providing internship opportunities specifically to NACME Scholars, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. They are targeting students with strong programming skills, mobile app development, experience with data science methodology and visualization. The due date for the application is February 14th. Students may apply at the following link:


  • DOE Science, Technology and Policy Opportunity - Office of Technology Transitions (OTT)

    Application Deadline 3/31/2023 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

    Who should apply? Level 1 candidates must have a bachelor's degree received in a scientific- or energy-relevant, technical subject area within the past five years.

    What is it?  The fellowship is offering four (4) candidates the opportunity to learn about the federal government and its role in commercializing energy technology with the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C. You will participate in projects and activities in support of commercialization goals across the research, development, demonstration, and deployment continuum by guiding strategy, conducting analysis and designing and implementing funding programs in the following areas:

    Commercialization Programs

    Technology Transfer Policy

    Market Analysis

  • AISES Scholarships

    To learn more about each program, eligibility, application requirements and more, please visit our website at:

    Open Scholarships (see attached)


  • UIUC Graduate and Professional School Fair

    Wednesday, October 18,2017. 12 - 4PM. Illini Union, Rooms, A,B,C.

    Join us for Grad School Prep Month! - Attend a workshop before and after the Graduate and Professional School Fair.

    10/4 Finding Research Opportunities  616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 213, 4-5 p.m.

    10/5 Exploring Graduate School 616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m.

    10/11 Crafting Your Personal Statement 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 4-5 p.m.

    10/12 Making the Most of the Graduate and Professional School Fair 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m.

    10/26 Taking the Next Step: After the Graduate & Professional School Fair 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m.

    10/27 International Graduate Student Panel: How to Prepare for Graduate School Applications 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 4-6 p.m.

  • Ga. Tech Graduate Recruitment Visitation- FOCUS January, 2014

    The Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Management, Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech are actively seeking scholars to participate in FOCUS 2014. Visit the website  Preference is for juniors and seniors with high academic standing.  Participation is limited. Lodging accommodations, meals and transportation subsidies will be provided for the participating scholars. Please read the travel information under FAQs at the website for complete details.  The program is held on January 16-19, 2014.

     Prospective scholars may apply through November 17, 2013.


  • The Cornell University 2013 Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Summer Undergraduate Research Program: June 3 - August 9, 2013; Application Deadline: March 1, 2013

    This 10 week research program is designed for students who have completed at least two semesters of college by the start of the Summer Research Program; have at least two semesters remaining of their undergraduate education at the start of the program; have a 3.0 GPA or better; are African American, Hispanic/Latino (a), American Indian/Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander; and are US citizens or permanent residents.  Students will conduct and present research under the auspices of a Cornell Engineering faculty research mentor whose goal is to help the student gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation.  Please visit for more information and to apply.  Inquiries can be made to Jami Joyner at or 607-255-6403.

  • UW-Madison College of Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program (SURE)

    The College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), a 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.  Participants conduct a research project under the direction of faculty mentors and work as members of laboratory research teams investigating problems in engineering and the physical sciences in an academic environment.  The program includes workshops directed at the graduate application process as well as outside fellowship opportunities.  Participants are also offered opportunities to attend professional and social events with current graduate students and faculty. 

    SURE 2022 will be in person and will begin May 31 (travel day) and conclude on Saturday, August 5.  For eligibility requirements, please visit Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. Students from traditionally underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, first-generation students, and students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

    Early applications are encouraged to improve chances of preferred placements.  All application material must be submitted by February 15, 2022.  Please direct students to apply here.  

    If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Burton at

  • ASSIST Summer Research Opportunity

    Applications due May 1!

    The Summer 2013 REU program runs from May 28, 2013 until August 1, 2013.

    The focus of this REU is on creating electronic devices that assist in monitoring health and bio-information.

    Students can choose from:

    ·         Penn State University

    ·         University of Virginia

    ·         North Carolina State

        Florida International University

    Students outside these institutions are encouraged to apply!

    Please read more for further information.


  • NPRE 498-Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Bedrock

    Enroll in NPRE 498 - Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Bedrock (crn59909) - Spring 2014

    Compare U.S. and Swedish Approaches to Management of Nuclear Reactor Fuel Discharges

    March 17 - May 7, 2014:  Attend five meeting hours at UIUC

    June 8-21, 2014:  Conduct field work and attend lectures in Stockholm, Sweden.  Travel to Sweden is required for participation in this course.

    4 UIUC Credit Hours

    Students registered in the course will be required to submit an application to International Programs in Engineering at to attend the study abroad component. 

    APPLY NOW!  Application Deadline March 7, 2014 at

    Questions??  Stop by our office in 210 Engineering Hall or contact Professor Cliff Singer ( or Professor Tomasz Kozlowski (


  • Boren $20,000 Study Abroad Scholarship

    Multiple Illinois students each year receive $20,000 towards their studies abroad under the Boren Program, and it would be great if more of our students were aware of this fantastic opportunity.

  • Summer Job Opportunity

    Division of General Studies – Summer Registration Computer Lab Peer Advisor

    Applications due by 5:00 PM CST on March 27, 2013

    The Division of General Studies is seeking students to aid with summer registration by helping academic advisors assist incoming students with registering for classes for the fall semester.  Read more for further information.

  • IDOT Internship Opportunities

    - Internships available through IDOT

    - Able to search for job descriptions/applications for the region that you may be closest to.

    - District 1 is for Chicago-land and District 5 is closest to Champaign county.

    - Applications have varying due dates, from early March to late April

  • GE Lighting is Hiring!!

    For immediate consideration, please submit your resume by June 3, 2013!!

    GE Lighting is HIRING and they are hosting a special Exploratory Hiring Event on June 14th! They have some exciting career opportunities available in Bucyrus, OH, Circleville, OH, Cleveland, OH, Lexington, KY, Somerset, KY, and Mattoon, IL.

    Please read more for further information.