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Scholarships, careers, and opportunities for MEP students. Links to more scholarship listings for continuing students, department scholarships, and external scholarships here: https://grainger.illinois.edu/admissions/costs/undergraduate.

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  • Summer 2024 Undergraduate Research in Big Data at the University of Chicago and the Illinois Institute of Technology

    The BigDataX Program is a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site in Chicago, Illinois.  From May 28, 2024 – August 2, 2024, undergraduate students will spend 10 weeks immersed in research on Big Data at either the Illinois Institute of Technology or the University of Chicago, working on large scale distributed systems (e.g. Amazon AWS Cloud, Chameleon Cloud, Aurora Supercomputer, and Mystic).  Selected applicants will receive a $7000 stipend.

    For any questions, please send email to bigdatax-group@iit.edu.

    To apply to the program, please submit your online application at this link: 

    https://etap.nsf.gov/award/1882/opportunity/8813

    Application Deadline:  March 4, 2024

  • 2024 - 2025 Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Program

    The Grainger College of Engineering Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Program is for students who are looking for a structured two-semester research experience with a research learning community.  Students in the program work closely with graduate student/postdoc mentors and faculty sponsors on research projects throughout the fall and spring semesters.

    Learn more here:

    https://isur.engineering.illinois.edu/

    Applications may be submitted at this link:

    https://isur.engineering.illinois.edu/application/

    Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

  • 2024 Global Research Immersion Program for Young Scientists (GripS)

    Zhejiang University is very pleased to announce that the applications for their inaugural Global Research Immersion Program for Young Scientists (GripS) are open.  The GripS program is co-developed by four esteemed universities in China’s Yangtze River Delta region, namely Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, Fudan University in Shanghai, and Nanjing University in Nanjing.  The program will be held on campus from June to August 2024

    GripS will allow students to elevate their undergraduate journey by working closely with esteemed professors at one of the four universities.  Students will be able to immerse themselves in a rewarding research experience, discover the region's innovative potential, and become part of a community of global thinkers who are actively shaping the future.  Opportunities for cultural interaction set against the vibrant backdrop of the Yangtze River Delta will also be provided by the four host universities, including company visits, city tours, and Chinese cultural events.

    Zhejiang University will hold a GripS Info Webinar for Applicants on Tuesday, February 20th, from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (CST)

    Invitation link: https://zoom.us/j/94018522201?pwd=YTNWOUszUDV0bzNwWGY4ejFFWHMwZz09

    Meeting ID:  940 1852 2201

    Passcode:  0229

    If have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Sihui Niu (sihuiniu@zju.edu.cn) at ZJU’s Office of Global Engagement. 

    Go to this link for more information and to apply:

    grips.zju.edu.cn

    Applications are open until Sunday, March 17, 2024, 5:59 p.m. (CST).

  • IBM-IL Discovery Accelerator Institute (IIDAI) Undergraduate Research Experience (URE)

    The IBM-Illinois Discovery Accelerator Institute (IIDAI) is a new model of academic-industry partnership designed to increase access to technology education and skill development to spur breakthroughs in emerging areas of technology to accelerate the discovery of solutions to complex global challenges.  Its goal is to enhance the STEM pipeline to graduate school and industry by offering undergraduate students, especially students from underrepresented groups in STEM, the opportunity to do research through the Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) Program.  Successful applicants will participate in one of the 18 research projects connected to the institute’s thrust areas, including Hybrid Cloud & AI, Materials Discovery, Quantum Computing, and Sustainability.

    Women, first-generation students, and members of underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

    There will be an Informational Session on February 28, 2024.

    For inquiries, please email IIDAI URE coordinator, Bryana Rivera, at bmr2@illinois.edu.

    For more information and to apply, go to this link:

    https://isur.engineering.illinois.edu/ibm-il-discovery-accelerator-institute-iidai/

    Applications open on February 12, 2024 and close on March 21, 2024.

  • 2024 Summer Buckeye Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

    The Ohio State University College of Engineering invites you to apply to their BUCKEYE Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program.  It is a 10-week on-site summer research program for students pursuing a STEM major, with an interest in biomechanics and mechanobiology (BMMB).  This program will help you build research and professional skills experience that will support your pathway to and success in graduate school.

    Application Deadline:  February 20, 2024 at 10:59 p.m. 

    Go to this link for more information and to apply:

    https://engineering.osu.edu/graduate/buckeye-reu

  • 2nd Annual NCSA Student Research Conference

    The 2nd Annual NCSA Student Research Conference will take place on April 23, 2024, from 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), located at 1205 W. Clark Street in Urbana.  The NCSA invites UIUC students whose research is closely aligned with NCSA research areas of interest, such as Artificial Intelligence, Arts & Humanities, Astrophysics, Digital Agriculture, Data and Computational Sciences, Earth & Environment, and Health Sciences, to give a lightning talk, present a poster, and/or organize a workshop session.  

    Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dinner will be served, and there is no registration fee.  If interested, register here by April 1, 2024.

  • 2024 Carnegie Mellon University Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU) in Materials Science Engineering

    Carnegie Mellon University Department of Materials Science & Engineering invites students who are interested in a summer research experience in the area of Materials Science Engineering to apply for the Materials for Future Computing Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU).  This summer research experience will support the development of an engaged and qualified workforce in the semiconductor industry.  Selected students will work in a research laboratory from May 28 - August 2, 2024 and receive a $6000 stipend and $500 to support travel expenses.

    Apply by March 1, 2024 at this link:

    https://mse.engineering.cmu.edu/education/undergraduate/reu-2024.html

  • 2024 Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU) at University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering

    The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering is inviting talented rising juniors, seniors or recent graduates in STEM who are considering graduate education in the field of engineering to apply for an 8-week immersive experience to enhance their research skills from May 22 to July 20, 2024.  They welcome applications for their inclusive REU program from all students.

    For additional information please contact the Engineering Office of Diversity at 412-624-2118 or email Sussan Olaore at agepadmin@pitt.edu.

    Apply now for a summer program you won’t forget!

    The Application Deadline is February 19, 2024, and they will continue accepting applications until positions are filled.

  • 2024 Research and Education for the Advancement of Compassionate Healthcare (REACH) Program

    The Carle Illinois College of Medicine REACH Program is an intensive clinical research immersion summer experience for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.  In addition to this research experience, students will also gain information about preparing for medical school.  REACH is designed to increase the presence of students underrepresented in the field of medicine. 

    This is an 8-week program from June 3, 2024, to July 26, 2024.

    Click this link for more information and to apply:

    https://medicine.illinois.edu/diversity/pathway-programs-and-partnerships/reach-program

    The Application Deadline is February 16, 2024.

  • 2024 Clarkson McNair Scholars Research Program

    The Clarkson McNair Scholars Program, located in northern New York, offers a 10-week summer research program with a stipend, plus a room and board package totaling more than $5,500.  Clarkson's research for McNair Scholars focuses on engineering or science.  Other benefits of the McNair Program include workshops designed to explore the graduate school application process, GRE prep classes, graduate school visits, faculty and peer mentoring, and opportunities to present your research locally and at national conferences. 

    Dates of this year’s program: May 20 – July 26 2024

    Click on this link for more information and to apply online:

    https://www.clarkson.edu/cupo/mcnair-scholars-research-program

    Applications close January 31, 2024.

  • 2024 REU FoDOMMaT Program

    FoDOMMaT (The Future of Discovery: Training Students to Build and Apply Open Source Machine Learning Models and Tools) is a 10-week on-site summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA).  FoDOMMaT will bring together 10 undergraduate students, particularly those who would otherwise lack such an opportunity, to work on cutting-edge projects from May 20 – July 26, 2024.  The program will begin with a week-long training where students are taught machine learning (ML) / deep learning (/DL) methods.  They will work for the remaining nine weeks on a specific research project under the guidance of a pair of research mentors, one from the project’s research area and the other with expertise in machine learning.

    Click on this link for more information about the 2024 REU FoDOMMaT Program:

    https://reu.ncsa.illinois.edu/welcome-to-reu-inclusion/

    Click on this link to apply now:

    https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1750735000

    Application Deadline: March 17, 2024

  • 2024 Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) Program - CISTAR

    The Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) Program is a paid opportunity for students to participate in a combined 2024 summer experience:  6 weeks doing cutting-edge research at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, from May 20 – June 28, 2024, and 4 weeks mentoring kids participating in an NSBE SEEK camp.  

    The research focus this summer is Energy for Our Growing World--how a wide range of energy sources (renewables, emerging energy technologies—biofuels, solar, nuclear, wind, shale, and other fossil fuels) serve the needs of people and communities, and how we balance those needs against the impact these energy sources differentially have on our world. 

    Applications will be accepted until all spaces are filled.

    Click on this link to learn more about the REM Program:

    https://cistar.us/ewd/undergrad_overview/research-experience-and-mentoring-rem-program

    Click on this link to apply:

    https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3PZZHl28wXdyWJE

  • 2024 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program - CISTAR

    The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a paid opportunity for students to engage in an intensive research project and participate in professional development.  The REU program includes ten weeks of research at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, or at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, from May 20 – July 26, 2024.  

    Participants will be matched with an Engineering faculty member and graduate mentor on a research project of mutual interest and receive a total stipend of $6,000 for 10 weeks with CISTAR.

    Click on this link to learn more about the REU Program:

    https://cistar.us/ewd/undergrad_overview/research-experience-for-undergraduates-reu-program

    Click on this link to apply:

    https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6L2fhFtTUDN9Aqi

    Application Deadline:  February 15, 2024

  • Spring 2024 Engineering Research Fair

    The Grainger College of Engineering is hosting the 7th Spring Engineering Research Fair on February 6, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Illini Union Rooms A, B, and C.  Students who have done research in summer, abroad, and/or in other institutions are invited to present at the fair.

    The deadline to sign up TO PRESENT is January 31, 2024.

    Click on this link to sign up and reserve your space:

    https://muse.engineering.illinois.edu/engineering-research-fair/

  • 2024 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS)

    The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) invites you to present at the 2024 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at the Illini Union (A, B, C, South Lounge, and the 2nd Floor).  The URS is the signature event of Undergraduate Research Week (April 21 - 27).  Throughout the day, students will present their oral and poster presentations, creative performances, and interactive exhibits to members of the campus and local community.

    The Application Deadline is Friday, March 8, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

    Click this link for more information and to apply to present:

    https://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/symposium.html

  • Summer 2024 Undergraduate Health Equity Research Experience at Mayo Clinic

    The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute and Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance invite outstanding undergraduates to apply for the 2024 Health Equity Research Experience at Mayo Clinic.  This 10-week summer program gives undergraduates the opportunity to examine health equity through hands-on research at Mayo Clinic.  Two Illinois undergraduate students will be matched with a faculty mentor and be fully immersed in the research and culture of a major medical center with top-notch scientists.  $6,000 will be awarded by the Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance to cover living expenses during the 10-week program. 

    Apply by Jan. 22

  • Community-Academic Scholars Program: November 9th Information Session

    Spend your summer conducting research that makes an impact on our local community through the Community-Academic Scholars Program.  This 10-week summer undergraduate research experience empowers Illinois students from any major to work with an Illinois researcher and community organization on a project designed to directly benefit the community.  Hear from past scholars and learn more at a virtual information session on November 9, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.  Register for Zoom details and a link to the recorded info session

  • Purdue Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase and Engineering Education Open House in October

    On October 1 – 2, meet Purdue Engineering Staff and Faculty, and learn about both graduate research and summer undergraduate research programs at the Purdue Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase .  This free, online, and interactive event also includes On Demand resources and access to an Application Fee Waiver for participants.

    You can learn more about pursuing your graduate degree at the World's First Engineering Education Academic Unit at Engineering Education Open House - October 26 - 27 in West Lafayette, IN or online.

  • Register for the ORISE USDA Virtual Career Fair

    When: April 26, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Who: college students, recent graduates and postdocs  

    What: Join the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for virtual career fair highlighting fellowship opportunities for college students and postgraduates with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

  • IDEA Incubator for Porous Materials: Integrating Discovery, Engineering and Art @ Univ. of Kansas

    When: Extended application deadline is April 27, 2023, program is 10 weeks long from May 22 - July 28, 2023. Apply today!

    Who: Incoming sophomores and juniors studying chemistry, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, biomedical engineering, bioengineering or a closely related field with a GPA of 2.6 or better, regardless of research experience

    What: The IDEA Incubator is an exciting program that seeks to nurture innovations in porous materials by ‘Integrating Discovery, Engineering and Art’ (IDEA). Students will participate in 'unseminars' designed to improve scientific communication to a wide range of audiences through art. Workshops will bridge engineering and art through a variety of forms such as print screening, drawings, storyboards, and more. These sessions will build student confidence and enhance their public speaking skills. The education component of this REU utilizes art as a tool to help students contextualize their research projects with a sense of scale. The research projects will all relate to porous media.  

  • Apply Now! Fall 2023 Internship Opportunities at DOE National Laboratories

    When: The application deadline is May 25, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET. 

    Who: Applicants, including freshmen, must have completed at least 6 credit hours of postsecondary courses in science, mathematics, engineering, or technology disciplines, and must have completed at least 12 credit hours towards a degree by the time they apply

    What: The Community College Internships (CCI) and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) programs are now accepting applications for spring 2023! These programs, sponsored and managed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with DOE national laboratories, provide internship opportunities at national labs for college students and recent graduates.

    Click here to find out more and/or apply!


  • Cornell University: (FLAME) Summer Program

    Application Deadline: Application are being considered on a rolling basis, program runs June 4 to August 4, 2023

    Who should apply? Students  from backgrounds historically underrepresented in engineering, interested in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Energy and Sustainability, Robotics and Autonomy, and Space Science and Engineering

    What is it? This program provides students with a mentored research experience and the opportunity to be considered for fast-tracked/prioritized admission into the Ph.D. programs in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell, and to receive tailored programmatic and financial support. The FLAME Summer Program is still considering applications on a rolling basis 

  • New Economic Justice and Clean Energy: Integrated Strategies Office Opportunity

    When? Selections Start April 15th! (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis)

    Who? Recent grads in an energy-relevant field of science, engineering or other highly quantitative field such as economics, current students may be considered for short term appointments 

    What? The EERE STP Program provides an opportunity for highly talented scientists and engineers to participate in policy-related projects at DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, D.C. and Golden, CO site office.

    Program Website: https://www.energy.gov/eere/education/energy-efficiency-and-renewable-energy-science-technology-and-policy-program

    Questions? Email DOE-RPP@orise.orau.gov. Please list the reference code [DOE-EERE-STP-IS-2023-2000] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.

  • FBI Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) Research Opportunity

    *Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.

    Who should apply? students within one year of completing their degree or recent grads in computer, information, and data sciences, earth and geosciences, life health and medical sciences, mathematics and statistics

    What is it? The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) consists of a cadre of special agents and professional support personnel who provide expertise in crisis management, hostage rescue, surveillance and aviation, hazardous devices mitigation, crisis negotiations, behavioral analysis, and tactical operations.

    Click on article to find out more!

  • University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences summer 2023 REU programs

    Data-driven Materials Design, Apply by Wednesday, March 1, 2023

    Frontier Technologies in Biometrics and Authentication, Apply by Wednesday, March 15, 2023

    All engineering majors welcome to apply

    The University at Buffalo offers several REU programs at our suburban Buffalo campus. Read article for more in dept REU descriptions, and students can apply online.

  • 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!  https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/FBI-CFSRU-2022-02

     

  • Syracuse University LSAMP Research Program

    Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

    Eligable Majors: Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Engineering (Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical), Information Sciences, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Nutrition Sciences, Physics, Statistics, Systems Science

    The Syracuse University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Program is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate scholars with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest. Student scholars have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week period under the direction of a faculty research mentor at Syracuse University.

    Through this program, scholars will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. The SU LSAMP research program was developed to aid in the retention of historically underrepresented groups in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

    The 2023 Summer REU program will be June 5-August 11.

    APPLY TO SUMMER REU

     

  • Bridge to PhD @ Columbia University

    Application deadline: February 17th, 2023

    Majors: Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Chemsitry, Earth, Environmental, & Climate Sciences, Economics, Biomedical engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, Computer science, Earth & environmental engineering, Industrial engineering & operations research, and Mechanical engineering, Physics, Psychology, Statistics

    Interested in funded post-baccalaureate opportunities in STEM at Columbia University? The application for Columbia University's Bridge to Ph.D. Programs in STEM is now open until February 17th, 2023! To learn more about this Program and its application process, please visit: bit.ly/cubridge or see the flyer and consider applying!

  • University of Arkansas - Separations and Commercialization ChemE REU

    Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2023

    Majors: chemical engineering, bioengineering, biology, chemistry, materials science, physics, or related majors are welcome to apply!

    The program runs from May 22, 2023- July 28, 2023. 

    The Separations & Commercialization REU program will offer research experiences in laboratories that are working towards the goals of improving separation efficiency and reducing separation processing costs to a diverse group of undergraduate students. Participants will interact with faculty and graduate students to plan and execute a 10-week research project. A unique component of this REU program is the commercialization assessment training (CAT) series that will prepare them to think about the potential commercialization of traditional hypothesis-driven research early in the process. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with industry leaders in the separation field through the CAT series, industrial mentorships, as well as industrial site visits locally and in Texas.

     

  • DaRin Butz Foundation Research Scholars

    Application Deadline: March 31

    Areospace, electrical, computer, materials science, and nuclear engineering majors welcome to apply!

    $5000 awards are given to women undergraduates in computer science, physics, and select engineering disciplines (Aerospace, Electrical, Computer, Materials Science, Nuclear) to do 10 weeks of research on campus in summer (Approximately 30 – 35 hours/week) or to defer to do research in the fall and spring semesters if needed. Four (4) undergraduate scholars will be selected for 2023-2024.

    LEARN MORE

  • Join the Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Program!

    Application Deadline: March 31, all engineering majors

    A minimum of $1000 per year is awarded to Grainger Engineering undergraduate students doing research in the fall and spring semesters. Funding is available for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who commit to two semesters of conducting research. Women, first-generation students, and students from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply for the 2023-2024 cohort.

    LEARN MORE

    For inquiries about this opportunity, students can email isurprogram@illinois.edu

  • Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars

    Application Deadline: March 8

    Physics, chemistry, math, computer science, all engineering majors are welcome to apply 

    Awards are given to support women undergraduates seeking to study or teach science, mathematics, and/or engineering via the research pathway to graduate studies. More than eight (8) women in science (i.e., physics and chemistry), math, computer science, and engineering fields will be selected for the 2023 – 2024 cohort. Up to $12,000 will be awarded to selected scholars: $5,000 for the fall and spring semesters (At least 10 hours/week doing research) and $7,000 for 10 weeks in the summer (Approximately 30-35 hours/week doing research).

    LEARN MORE

    For inquiries about this opportunity, students can email isurprogram@illinois.edu

  • Summer REU at Cornell: Upcoming Deadlines!

    Future Leaders in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (FLAME) (deadline extended to February 17)

    Cornell GeoPaths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem (deadline February 15)

    Cornell LSAMP REU (deadline March 1)

    The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell FLAME program (linked above) has just extended their deadline to February 17, and the following additional programs affiliated with Cornell’s Diversity Programs in Engineering office have upcoming deadlines. Read the article to find out more about these programs.

  • EERE Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office Summer Internships

    Deadline (Extended): February 10, 2023 | 5:00 PM EST

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO) offers three summer internships in Energy Storage, High Performance Computing, and Robotics. Each internship is a 10-week (May – September 2023), hands-on, practical experience designed to provide opportunities for students and recent graduates to intern at one of the 17 U.S. National Laboratories.

    How to Apply

    Each program requires a separate application. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at:

    Energy Storage - https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-EnergyStorage-2023

    High Performance Computing - www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-HPC-2023

    Robotics - www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EERE-Robotics-2023

    Deadline

    Applications and recommendations are due February 10, 2023, 5:00 PM EST.

    For more informationContact us at AM.Internships@orise.orau.gov.

  • Purdue Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

    The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is a pathway to graduate education at Purdue University. This program is designed to provide equal access and opportunities to underrepresented and diverse students by preparing students for Graduate School by offering eight-weeks intensive research experiences, and graduate school resources that contributes to student's professional and academic growth.

    The 2023 SROP Application Portal is currently open. Applications will be accepted until February 11, 2023.  Letters of recommendation are due by March 1, 2023. Offer letters will be sent throughout March 2023. Contact SROP@purdue.edu with questions.

  • Cornell LSAMP REU and new program in Geosciences

    Cornell Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) is recruiting for two summer research opportunities, please circulate the announcement to eligible undergraduates. The deadlines are February 15th or March 1st.

    Cornell LSAMP REUCornell Geo

    Paths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem

    Cornell Geopaths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem

    Program Dates: 4 June – 4 August 2023

    Application Deadline: 15 February

    Website: https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/eascorggle/

    Cornell University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Research Experience for Undergraduates

    Program Dates: 4 June - 4 August 2023

    Application Deadline: 1 March

    Website: https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/lsampreu/

  • 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  kindrat2@illinois.edu.

  • The NSF-funded Materials REU at the University of California, Irvine

    The NSF-funded Materials REU at the University of California, Irvine, is an 8-week, fully funded, summer research program with a focus on the design, synthesis, and characterization of new materials with novel functionalities for energy, healthcare, aerospace, and environmental sustainability.

    The program is intended for rising junior and senior undergraduates who are interested in attending graduate school in a STEM field. Students from underrepresented groups in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Program dates: June 25 – August 18, 2023

    Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

    APPLY ONLINE: https://ccam.uci.edu/education-and-outreach/materials-reu/

    QUESTIONS? Contact us at aerao@uci.edu

  • UCLA Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) & Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

    1. Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

    The UCLA Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, supported by Amazon, will provide students who are typically underrepresented in engineering and computer science an opportunity to conduct innovative and cutting-edge research. The program will admit 20 students and will run from June 25 – August 19, 2023.

    The SURE @UCLA application will be open from January 16 – April 2, 2023.

    2. Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

    The UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) is designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research. The tentative dates for SPUR 2023 are June 26 to August 18 (8-week programs) and June 26 to September 1 (10-week programs).

    The SPUR @ UCLA application will close March 31, 2023

  • REU in Chemical Engineering + Climate Solutions at Columbia

    This Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site within the Chemical Engineering Department at Columbia University provides the perfect opportunity to gain research experience related to climate and health solutions while also experiencing life, culture and career opportunities in New York City. Students will have a chance to conduct research in a chemical engineering lab at Columbia while living and experiencing NYC with your diverse and inclusive cohort of 10 students from a wide range of collegesand universities. Please contact engineeringreu@columbia.edu if you have any questions.

    To apply visit: https://www.cheme.columbia.edu/reu

  • IoT-SITY Research Experiences for Undergraduates

    UC Irvine is now accepting applications for our IoT-SITY Research Experiences for Undergraduates.

    PROGRAM BENEFITS

    8-weeks of research experienceHands-on research guided by faculty mentors and graduate students. Guest speakers, lab tours, and field trips. Graduate school preparation workshop $4,000 stipend & $1,200 meal stipend. Travel allowance (up to $600)

    Application deadline: February 20, 2023. Apply Here: https://tinyurl.com/IoT-SITY-2023 

    Contact: Questions can be addressed to Dr. Gregory Diggs-Yang (gdiggs@uci.edu)

  • 2023 EERE Energy Storage Summer Internship Program

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy Storage Internship Program offers 10-week, hands-on, practical summer internships at U.S. National Laboratories. The program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, and postgraduate students to conduct research related to the development of newer chemistries, battery designs, and manufacturing processes needed to usher in changes in energy storage.

    How to Apply - Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-EnergyStorage-2023

    Deadline - Applications and recommendations are due January 27, 2023, 5:00 PM EST.

    For more information - Contact us at AM.Internships@orise.orau.gov.

  • Cornell University Paid Summer Research

    The Cornell FLAME Summer Program provides URM students a unique opportunity to launch into a Ph.D. program through enhanced summer research experience and through a subsequent fast-tracked/prioritized admission into the Cornell MAE Ph.D. program with tailored programmatic and financial support. It is designed for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Energy and Sustainability, Robotics and Autonomy, and Space Science and Engineering.

    Application deadline: February 1, 2023

    Complete the FLAME 2023 Application and submit letter(s) of recommendation via the Online Recommender Form.

    If you have questions or need more information, please contact flame@cornell.edu.

  • Paid Research Opportunity for Undergraduates | Columbia SURE Program

    Applications for the 2023 Columbia University - Amazon SURE Program are now open. SURE is a unique academic-industry collaboration created to foster career exploration at the frontiers of engineering research. 

    This 10-week summer research program in New York City is designed to support under-represented minorities and female-identifying students in STEM on their pathways into graduate school in engineering and science. A recent recipient of the INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Inspiring Programs in STEM Award, SURE has a reputation for helping students jumpstart their careers as researchers and academics.

    Please take note of the following key program dates:

    Application Priority Deadline: January 22, 2023 Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all spots are filled. Early application is encouraged.

    Selection Notifications: Early April 2023

    Students interested in applying can visit: https://bit.ly/CUSUREProgram for the program application or check out https://www.engineering.columbia.edu/columbia-amazon-summer-undergraduate-research-experience-program for more information.

    Any questions? Contact cuamazonsure@columbia.edu 

  • NSF REU at Ohio State in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

    BUCKEYE REU will allow you to get hands-on research and professional development experience during their 10-week on-site summer research program. The opportunity is for students pursuing a STEM major, with an interest in biomechanics or mechanobiology (BMMB). This program will help you build research and professional experience that will support your pathway to graduate school! 

    BUCKEYE REU | Summer 2023

    Application Window: November 1, 2022 - February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

    Program Dates: Monday, May 22 - Friday, July 28, 2023

    Website:  go.osu.edu/breuapply

    Questions? Contact us at eng-bmereu@osu.edu

  • 2023 [NAMEPA] Penn State Drawdown Scholars Program

    Penn State is seeking talented applicants for its Drawdown Scholars Program taking place this summer from May 31 – August 3, 2023 on the Penn State University Park Campus.  The application is open to undergraduate students in any Major who are interested in Drawdown’s mission to reverse global warming

    Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or U.S. territories if not a full-time student at Penn State.  They must be at least 18 years of age with plans to graduate in December 2023 or later.

    The program has a student stipend of $525/week, on-campus housing is provided, and there is travel reimbursement up to $300 for those in need.

    Application Deadline:  January 20, 2023

    If you have any questions, contact Dr. Cindy Reed (chr10@psu.edu).

  • Postdoc Opportunity in Fusion Energy – Stipend, Insurance, Travel

    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applicationsfor the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) Postdoctoral Research Program.

    Apply Today! https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-FES-2023

    Application Deadline: January 11, 2023 5:00 PM EST

  • Marine Energy Graduate Student Research Program with U.S. Dept of Energy

    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Marine Energy Graduate Student Research Program.

    Apply Today! https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-RPP-2022-MarineEnergy

    Application Deadline: December 2, 2022

  • DOE Graduate Research Fellowship

    The Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship is now acceptingapplications through December 2, 2022 (5:00 PM EST).

    Program Website:https://ibuildfellowship.org/

    Information Webinar: Please note that there was an information session that was hosted on October 19, 2022. Links to the video and slides are available at the following.

    https://ibuildfellowship.org/about/

    Questions? Email IBUILD@orise.orau.gov. Please list the reference code [DOE-EERE-RPP-IBUILD-2022] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.

  • 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!