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    Opportunities at USF

    NSF logoUSF hosts several REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) each summer. Contact your department for additional information.


     

    REU Opportunities Beyond USF

    Click on the links below to learn more about individual programs.

    Useful Websites

    Pathways to Science
    Education and career training opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics(STEM)
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    National Science Foundation REU’s
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    Leadership Alliance
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    Visit Program Website for Application deadline and other important information.

    Undergraduate Research Opportunities

    American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship Program
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    American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF)
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    AMGEN Scholars Program(biotechnology)
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    ATT Research Labs(computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations research, systems engineering, industrial engineering, or related fields)
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    Biological Discovery in Woods Hole Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research
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    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research (Cornell)
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    Brain Research Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) Pathway to Neuroscience and Physiology (UCLA)
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    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Internships (Wash DC)
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    Computational and Informational Systems Laboratory(multiple disciplines)
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    Department of Homeland Security STEM Summer Internship Program
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    DOE Scholars Program
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    Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP)(Multiple disciplines)
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    EuroScholars Program(study abroad)
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    Great Lakes Summer Research for Undergraduates Program
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    HACU National Internship Program (all disciplines)
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    Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program (SCTRP)
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    Harvard Catalyst Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP)
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    iSchool Inclusion Institute ( UPitt)
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    Janelia Undergraduate Scholars (Neuroscience)
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    Maryland SeaGrant Summer REU Program
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    NASA Education Research Internships
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    NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
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    NIST Summer Research Fellowship
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    Princeton Summer Research Opportunities (PSURE)
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    Ralph Bunch Summer Institute(APSA)
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    Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical, and Engineering Science (Yale)
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    Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)(all NSF funded disciplines)
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    RISE Program (biology, chemistry, physics, earth science and engineering)
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    SERC Internship Program in Environmental Studies(multiple disciplines)
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    Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships USDOE (SULI)(STEM fields)
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    Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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    Smithsonian National Zoo Internships
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    Summer Medical and Dental Research Program
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    Summer Mentoring & Research Training: Methods in Neuroscience of Drug-Abuse (SMART MIND)
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    Summer Program in Biostatistics and Computational Biology (Harvard)
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    Summer Program in Epidemiology (Harvard)
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    Summer Research – Early Identification Program (all disciplines)
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    Summer Research Opportunities (SROP) (all disciplines)
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    Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program(SUROP)(Kansas State University)
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    Summer Undergraduate Research Experience(Sackler Institute at NYU)
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    Summer Undergraduate Research Experience(Chicago Botanic Garden)
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    SURE Program in Solid-State Devices(Clemson)
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    University of Cincinnati SURF Program
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    University of Pennsylvania  Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP)
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    University of Washington Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP)
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    Zannoni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow (SURF) Awards
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    REU Opportunities Open to Both Domestic and International Students

    Visit Program Website for Application deadline and other important information.

    Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BIOMedRAP) (Washington University)
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    Cold Spring Harbor Lab REU
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    CNUP REU (University of Pittsburgh)
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    HSCI Internship Program (Harvard University)
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    Mayo Clinic REU (Mayo Graduate School)
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    MIT Summer Research Program
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    Mount Sinai Summer REU (Icahn School of Medicine)
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    REU Opportunity at the Sackler Institute (New York University)
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    SMART Program (Baylor College of Medicine)
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    Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)(Medical College of Wisconsin)
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    Leadership Alliance

    USF is a member of The Leadership Alliance a consortium of 32 institutions of higher learning dedicated to increasing diversity in doctoral programs and in the professoriate. Click on the link below to learn more about Leadership Alliance sponsored programs.

    About the USF Leadership Alliance REU Program

    The USF Leadership Alliance Summer Scholars Program is a nine-week intensive research experience for undergraduates interested in advanced graduate study. Under the direction of faculty mentors and program directors, student researchers develop research skills and engage in leadership training. The experience culminates with presentation at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium.

    Program Highlights

    • Develop a research project under the direction of a faculty mentor
    • Participate in professional development seminars
    • Network with peers, graduate students, faculty, and administrators
    • Develop and practice 21st century transferable skills
    • Engage in social activities and make new friends

    Federal Work Study

    Are you a first or second year student? Do you have a federal work study (FWS) award? If so, you may be able to apply your FWS award to an UR position.

    Contact the OUR to learn more.

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