External Research

  • Caltech Amgen Scholars program, some of the fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry.
  • Cal tech MURF undergraduate research fellowship.
  • Department of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati will again be hosting our REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) for the summer of 2013.
  • ORNL is the largest science and energy laboratory in the Department of Energy system.
  • The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for rising juniors and seniors majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines.
  • The DOE Scholars Program.
  • Energy research internships: three locations of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), owned and operated by the US Department of Energy.
  • The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) hosts a 9-week summer internship that is designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students.
  • REU program at Georgia Tech.
  • IBM summer research internship program for under-represented minorities
  • Illinois Research Experience for Undergraduates program
  • International summer research opportunities in chemistry
  • The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy.
  • National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network. Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology. REU
  • Summer research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students are available in Arkansas at the National Center for Toxicological Research.
  • Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
  • NASA's 2013 Student Airborne Research Program: 6-week program organized by The National Suborbital Education and Research Center at the University of North Dakota,  and run from two locations in California.
  • The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Northwestern University offers a 9-week, paid summer research experience for undergraduates.
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) undergraduate opportunities.
  • RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering) at Rutgers.
  • SCI Scholars, for chemistry and chemical engineering undergraduates. A joint effort of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) America International Group (AIG), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
  • The Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute in conjunction with the NSF REU Sites Program is offering short-term opportunities for undergraduates to work on research projects with staff members of its technical studies and research group.
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Interdisciplinary Materials Research at Southern Illinois University
  • The University of Southern Mississippi 2013 Summer Field Program offers students an opportunity to earn college credit during four sessions from May through August.
  • The BCMB Department at UTK will offer a special summer program for undergraduates interested in research.
  • The University of Wyoming is proud to offer summer research opportunities to external undergraduate students.