blog posts Illinois Natural History Survey - Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (Summer 2024) (Application Deadline February 5, 2024) Nov 6, 2023 12:45 pm28 views The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program sponsored by the National Science Foundation supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the Foundation. The Illinois Natural History Survey (Prairie Research Institute) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking undergraduate students who want to be involved in an ongoing research project focused on the detection and characterization of phytoplasmas, a group of bacteria associated with insects (vectors, primarily Hemiptera) and plants (hosts) and implicated in plant disease. Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) applications for Spring 2024 due Oct. 6 Sep 18, 2023 9:45 am8 views Application is open to all registered undergraduate students who have little or no research experience (both domestic and international). As part of the application, students will provide a statement of interest that speaks to:The list of research project descriptions can be found here: Research Mentors 2023/24Please read the project descriptions carefully. While these projects are meant for students with few or no research skills, participation in this program does require diligence, enthusiasm, and commitment. First Look @Argonne STEM Recruitment Event for Underrepresented Groups October 20, 2023 Sep 6, 2023 11:45 am8 views Our goal for this conference is to show students the diverse STEM research and opportunities at Argonne and across the DOE laboratory complex, and the support we offer in navigating the summer internship application process.Register by October 2, 2023. Undergrads: Earn NRES 295/396 Research Credit in beautiful Trelease Woods, Fall 2023! Informational Meeting April 20 Apr 3, 2023 9:45 am14 views Undergrads: Earn NRES 295/396 Research Credit in beautiful Trelease Woods, Fall 2023!You will learn:Tree identificationForest mappingForestry inventory methodsInformation session in W-121 Turner - 6:00 PM Thursday April 20, or on Zoom - scan the QR code or go to https://go.ib.ilinois.edu/IB390Meeting. Research Experience for Undergraduates (summer 2023), The Damschen Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI; open until filled) Mar 6, 2023 1:30 pm4 views The Damschen Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking paid Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) student(s) for summer 2023. The program covers all research and travel expenses and supports 6 to 12 weeks of full-time work from approximately May through August 2023 with a $3,600-7,200 stipend depending on the availability of the student(s) and the duration of work. The selected student(s) will participate in collaborative, hypothesis-driven research and engage in a range of plant ecology research topics. Outcomes include: (a) experience generating and testing hypotheses, collecting and analyzing data, and summarizing findings, (b) training on field and lab safety and scientific ethics, (c) development of marketable skills such as plant identification, survey methods, and data collection protocols, and (d) networking with professors, post-doctoral researchers, and other students. Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research Program (Fairbanks, AK; due Mar. 15) Mar 6, 2023 1:00 pm33 views The Bonanza Creek (BNZ) Long-Term Ecological Research Program (https://www.lter.uaf.edu/) is recruiting undergraduate students to contribute to ecological research in the boreal forest, summer 2023. The BNZ program studies responses of boreal ecosystems to fire, permafrost thaw, and changing climate. Job Fair - American Fisheries Society Student Subunit of UIUC - March 1 Feb 24, 2023 1:45 pm5 views The UIUC AFS student subunit will be hosting a job fair event in which participating UIUC faculty and graduate students will present their current research programs and upcoming undergraduate job/internship openings. Research Experience for Undergraduates "Ecology in Human Dominated Landscapes" (summer 2023), Miami University (Oxford, OH; due March 1) Jan 30, 2023 2:15 pm9 views The Miami University REU program in Ecology and Environment is a summer research program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Our program is an exciting opportunity for 9-12 undergraduate students to actively engage in a 10 week collaborative research project. Community-Academic Scholars Program (summer 2023), UIUC Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (due Feb. 6) Jan 25, 2023 1:00 pm12 views Spend your summer conducting research that makes an impact on our local community through the Community-Academic Scholars Program. Selected students receive training, support, and a $4K stipend during the 10-week summer program. Undergraduate Research Ambassador (spring 2023), UIUC Office of Undergraduate Research (due Feb. 6) Jan 20, 2023 11:45 am2 views The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is seeking highly motivated and personable undergraduate students who are eager to guide and support their peers through the Illinois undergraduate research experience. If you have previous experience in research, whether through coursework, assisting faculty, research staff, or graduate students, or conducting a project of your own, we invite you to apply to become an Illinois Undergraduate Research Ambassador. In this role, you will have the opportunity to help other students navigate their own research journeys. Aquatic Ecology & Fisheries Management Research Experience for Undergraduates (summer 2023 in Ohio; due Jan. 31) Jan 4, 2023 4:30 pm7 views Participants will earn $6,000 over the course of the 10-week program. All other costs (including housing, meals, and travel) must be covered by participants. First Look @Argonne STEM Recruitment Event for Underrepresented Groups Oct 11, 2022 4:30 pm20 views Virtual conference to be held Friday, October 28. The goal of this conference is to showcase the diverse STEM research and opportunities at Argonne National Laboratory and across the Department Of Energy laboratory complex, and the support offered in navigating the summer internship application process. Register by October 18. See the article for details. NASA DEVELOP National Program paid research internships (spring 2023), in-person and remote positions available (due Oct. 7) Sep 6, 2022 11:45 am31 views Virtual “About DEVELOP” webinars on Wednesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 8. See the article for details. Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program - apply by Oct. 6 for Spring 2023 opportunity Aug 31, 2022 4:30 pm16 views This program is for students with little or no research experience. Informational meetings September 7, 15 & 23. Research Experience for Undergraduates (summer 2022), University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR; due March 25 for first consideration) Mar 14, 2022 3:45 pm11 views Room, board and stipend provided. Focus: Assessment and sustainable management of ecosystem at the nexus of food, energy, and water systems. Plant Community Ecology Internship (Summer 2022), Cedar Creek Long Term Ecological Research Network (East Bethel, MN; due Feb. 21) Dec 22, 2021 11:30 am48 views Pay is $15.00 per hour. On-site dormitory housing is available to rent. Research Experience for Undergraduates (Summer 2022), University of Virginia Blandy Experimental Farm - Ecological Research Station (Winchester, VA; due Feb. 15) Dec 21, 2021 1:30 pm64 views Students receive free housing, a stipend ($575/week), and funds to purchase groceries. The Morton Arboretum REU (Research Program for Undergraduates) Program Summer 2022 (due Feb. 4) Dec 21, 2021 11:30 am136 views We have a strong program in plant science, urban ecology, informatics, genomics, ecology, pathology, the anthropocene, conservation biology, population genetics, science communication, evolution, taxonomy, natural history collections, and more. The program is 10 weeks, pays $6,000, housing and travel are included. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), Ecology in Human-Dominated Landscapes, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio; due Jan. 15) Dec 20, 2021 12:45 pm33 views May 30 - August 5, 2022. Research projects will be in many aspects of ecology, evolution and environmental science, including community ecology, limnology, behavioral ecology, microbiology, conservation genetics, ecotoxicology, and more. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) - Seasonal/Internship (Summer 2022), The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL; due Feb. 4) Dec 16, 2021 1:45 pm37 views Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity loss, natural resources management, and urban life through the Center for Tree Science REU Program, Tree Science in the Anthropocene, funded by the National Science Foundation. Plant Science for Global Food Security REU Summer 2022 (Philippines; due Jan. 10, 2022) Oct 20, 2021 1:00 pm50 views Six-week program Hands-on research and training experience on rice science in the tropical Philippines First Look@Argonne Conference on October 29 Oct 8, 2021 3:45 pm24 views This year's conference will be held virtually and will allow students to: 1. Learn about the Department of Energy (DOE) complex and Argonne’s mission science research. 2. Explore Argonne’s campus and research facilities virtually. 3. Network with Argonne researchers and engineers across the many different STEM disciplines. 4. Learn about summer and year-round research opportunities for undergraduate students. 5. Connect with current and past interns. 6. Consider participation in a tandem event, Mini-Semester, to further prepare you for an internship at a national laboratory. Research Opportunity in Plant Biology for Fall 2021 Aug 25, 2021 4:15 pm32 views Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Multicultural Program - 2022 (due August 20) Jul 9, 2021 8:30 am110 views ASLO provides students underrepresented in aquatic sciences (oceanography, limnology, stream ecology, marine biology, fisheries, etc.) the opportunity to conduct research. Students will also attend annual meetings of ASLO in Honolulu, Hawaii, and present findings at a student symposium. Bat Research Positions (summer 2021), National Park Service (7 Midwest locations; due Feb. 21) Feb 9, 2021 5:15 pm125 views Summer REU: Genes to Ecosystems, Chicago Botanic Garden (Glencoe, IL; due Feb. 5) Jan 22, 2021 5:15 pm69 views Undergraduate Research Assistant in Molecular Biology, Microbiome, and Nutrition Oct 20, 2020 3:30 pm33 views Illinois Natural History Survey Assistant (Human Dimensions) March 23-May 15, 2020 (due March 13) Mar 4, 2020 10:30 am40 views Student Research Participation Program, Argonne National Laboratory - Summer 2020 Jan 9, 2020 11:15 am14 views Apply by March 1, 2020. Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates, Miami University Jan 3, 2020 9:30 am9 views Focus on "Ecology in Human Dominated Landscapes". Rolling admission through January 24, 2020. Harvard Forest Summer Research Program - 2020 Dec 11, 2019 9:15 am46 views Learn about applying to present at the IPRH Undergraduate Research Symposium Nov 1, 2019 2:15 pm0 views The Mellon Group for Environmental Humanities at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) is planning a research symposium to take place on May 1st, 2020 centered around the environmental humanities. They are asking students in all disciplines related to the field to consider participating by presenting original research. This does include research conducted on behalf of a class. They will be holding information sessions for interested students on November 4th at 6pm, and November 7th at 5pm in Room 259 of the English Building, and they will have pizza. Direct questions to intern Amanda Watson at email@example.com. Paid Summer Research Opportunity in Ecology and Archaeology Oct 18, 2018 2:45 pm11 views The Illilnois Natural History Survey and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville are recruiting for the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduats (REU) for summer 2019. Undergraduate students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior years in fall 2019 with interests in archaeology and ecology, especially first generated college students, are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is February 25, 2019. Entomology Lab Technician (hourly assistants) Aug 9, 2018 10:45 am101 views Seeking two undergraduate lab assistants to conduct laboratory tasks in support of research project on pollinators in prairie restorations. National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates in Geography and Spatial Sciences, The University of Iowa Apr 4, 2018 9:30 am31 views Geospatial Approaches to Watershed Science Research Experience for Undergraduates Mar 27, 2018 10:30 am30 views This is an amazing experience at the University of Iowa for any student with an interest in geospatial techniques and/or watershed science! Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, University of Michigan (Due 1/31/18) Jan 12, 2018 9:45 am46 views Center for Tree Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship, The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL) Due 2/23/18 Jan 11, 2018 4:00 pm54 views Undergraduate Research Grant Application Deadlines Looming! Sep 27, 2017 3:00 pm6 views The Office of Undergraduate Research is currently accepting applications for Conference Travel (due October 4th) and Undergraduate Research Support (due October 19th). Undergraduate Research Assistant Aug 21, 2017 3:00 pm33 views On opportunity to conduct a short experiment for research credit this fall. Exploring Evidence of the Anthropocene: Archaeological and Ecological Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for First Generation Students in the Upper Mississippi River System Mar 15, 2017 10:15 pm10 views This REU site will offer students experiential, interdisciplinary research opportunities in archaeological and ecological sciences addressing topics related to the onset of the Anthropocene. Students will examine research questions related to deep-time environmental dynamics in the Upper Mississippi River System and changing environmental conditions. This eight week program will include five weeks of field research and data collection in both archaeology and ecology. The final three weeks will include integrating archaeological and ecological datasets to make meaningful inferences about the Anthropocene. REU participants will leave the program having generated and presented an original research poster while gaining practical research experiences. This program, which provides housing and a stipend, will run from June 5 to July 28, 2017. Application deadline is April 17, 2017. Click for more information and how to apply. REU on Water Quality at University of Wisconsin Stout, due 3/1 Jan 28, 2017 12:00 am15 views Getting Started in Undergraduate Research Workshop - UI Office of Undergraduate Research Aug 24, 2016 9:30 am17 views Food and Agriculture Big Data Fellowship Program for Undergrads Jul 20, 2016 1:00 pm5 views Fellowship support for undergraduates valued at up to $8750 per year and renewable. Summer Research Experience in Toxicology at UIUC Mar 13, 2016 9:30 pm60 views Paid research experience in toxicology on the UIUC campus this summer for underrepresented students. Undergraduate International Area Studies Workshop Mar 11, 2016 9:30 am20 views Do you have a research paper on an international, global, or regionally focused topic you’d like to develop further? Or are you planning or working on a thesis on a topic involving a foreign country or region? Paid Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Toxicology Mar 10, 2016 3:45 pm84 views The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Toxicology (SURE Tox) program at the University of Illinois will provide high-quality research experiences for under-represented minority junior and senior undergraduate students during the summer academic break. The program involves active participation by faculty members from several departments and colleges at the University of Illinois, all of whom have expertise in toxicology and experience trainingundergraduate students. The program also interacts with the PEER and the Environmental Toxicology Program. IAEP Student Research Grant Program 2016 Feb 11, 2016 3:00 pm21 views The SRGP is an effort to increase student interest in the environmental professions and to support them in conducting research and defining their career goals. The student research grant program will review all applications and give one First Place award of $1,200 and one Second Place award of $700 to aid students in conducting their research project (limited to supplies and mileage). The winners will receive their awards and recognition at the IAEP May 2016 meeting (location TBD). Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Oct 26, 2015 4:30 pm77 views Dr. Radwan Recruiting Undergrad Student Researchers Jul 29, 2015 3:30 pm74 views Dr. Osman Radwan is recruiting undergraduates to conduct research projects focused on plant biotic and abiotic stresses using molecular biology tools.