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  • 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.


  • 2015 Bio Nanotechnology Summer Institute: July 27-August 7, 2015

    Network and train with experts in the field. Application deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

  • 2015 Engineering Summer Camp Counselor

    Become a GAMES/WYSE summer camp counselor. Apply today.

  • Berkeley Engineering Preview Day 2015

    Interested in applying to PhD programs in engineering? Take a look at Berkeley. Application deadline: April 1, 2015

  • Summer 2015 Research Program: June 1 - August 7, 2015

    Earn a paid summer research opportunity through the LSAMP research program at Syracuse University. Deadline: March 6, 2015

  • Hacu-Hormel Foods Summer 2014 Internship


     Summer 2014 Internship

    Paid Internship Opportunity

     The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking stu-dents to apply for the summer 2014 Hormel Foods Internship.

     This is a 10 week program where students will intern at Hormel Foods headquarters in Austin, Minnesota.


    Housing and Travel

     HACU makes all travel and housing arrangements

     HACU covers travel expense (airfare to and from internship destination)

     HACU finds housing for student, and student pays for the housing expense


    Other Program Benefits

     Paid 10 week summer internship

     Hands-on job experience

     Full time job opportunities available


    All students and applicants interested in the full-time positions and internships, please submit your resume to

  • Webinar - UC Berkely Summer Research

  • 2014 Summer Research - NSF ASSIST Project

  • 2014 Undergrad Summer Research - Maryland Robotics Center

    2014 NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at the Maryland Robotics Center -- Research Opportunities in Miniature Robotics

    Miniature robots, defined as small robots with overall sizes between 1 mm and 100 mm have the potential to significantly enable or enhance capabilities in manufacturing, medicine, reconnaissance, exploration, food safety, and search and rescue. During this 10-week summer program, students will develop their research projects, attend tutorial seminars on miniature robotics, visit local government labs involved in miniature robotics research, attend professional and academic development seminars, and tour Maryland's top-notch facilities supporting robotics research including the UMd FabLab and Neutral Bouyancy Research Facility. The program culminates in student presentations on their summer research.

    Selected participants will receive a $5,000 stipend and funding is available for on-campus housing and travel support. Housing for local students (within commuting distance of the University of Maryland) is subject to funding constraints. Students must be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply. International students are NOT eligible for this program.

    More information about the program, including sample project descriptions, can be found at:

  • NAMEPA Undergrad Summer Research - Texas A&M University

    The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites students from your program to apply for the 2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Grant (USRG) Program. During this summer research experience, participants work closely with faculty members on current or individual research projects, attend development and GRE workshops, make a formal poster presentation of their research experience, and submit a final written report describing the results of their research. 

    Additional information and the application can be found at

    Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2014.


    Each participant will receive a $5,000 scholarship for support during the ten weeks. 

    The program will also pay tuition and fees for one credit hour of a required independent study/research; provide housing; and pay up to $400 for travel expenses for non-TAMU participants.

    If you or your students have any questions about the program or application process, please contact Matthew Pariyothorn at or 979-845-7200.


  • Summer 2014 Research at Syracuse University

    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 traditionally underrepresented groups in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).


    What are the benefits?

    •  $3400 research stipend
    •  Round-trip travel stipend of up to $150*
    •  Free double occupancy room on the SU campus
    •  State-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computers, etc.
    •  Meals provided during group events

     *For students living outside of the Syracuse area

    Research Areas

    Students may apply for research opportunities in any of the following STEM disciplines: Biology, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Information Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Physics.


    Application Deadline: March 7, 2014

     Notification of acceptance April 1

    For application information, go to:  SU LSAMP:  and click on '2014 Summer REU Program'



    Tamara N. Hamilton

    Co-PI, Upstate Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ULSAMP)

    Director, Syracuse University LSAMP

    Center for Graduate Preparation and Achievement

    203 Bowne Hall

    Syracuse, NY 13244


    Phone: 315.443.4282

    Fax: 315.443.5683



  • 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.

  • 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.

  • REU in Renewable Energy at Colorado School of Mines (May 27, 2013 to August 2, 2013)

    The Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (REMRSEC) REU program invites exceptional undergraduate math, science, and engineering students to participate in a ten-week summer research program addressing fundamental materials issues related to the science and technology of renewable energy. These highly interdisciplinary studies focus on multiple areas that are open to all materials science, engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, chemical engineering, and computer science majors.

    Benefits include a $4,500 stipend, on-campus housing, travel reimbursement, and financial support to present research results at an upcoming national conference. Application materials, as well as videos of the college campus, REMRSEC, and previous student research projects can be found at