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Boise State University

(Boise, ID)
REU in Mathematics
The program is a nine week summer program in which undergraduate students experience independent research in combinatorics, number theory, algebra, and game theory motivated b ...read more
funded by NSF

Brigham Young University

(Provo, UT)
BYU Physics REU
Undergraduates and secondary school teachers interested in participating in a 10 week summer physics research program at Brigham Young University are invited to apply. There a ...read more
funded by NSF

Colorado School of Mines

(Golden, CO)
Biorefining and Biofuels REU

The C2B2/NSF REU program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in meaningful research alongside faculty, post-doctoral researchers and graduate students a ...read more

funded by NSFfunds international students
Re-Inventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site
Spend 9 weeks in Summer immersed in exciting, cutting-edge research in water science & engineering on one of ReNUWIt's four partner campuses: Stanford University, UC-B ...read more
funded by NSF
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Renewable Energy
The Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (REMRSEC) REU program at Colorado School of Mines invites exceptional undergraduate math, science, and e ...read more
funded by NSF

Colorado State University

(Fort Collins, CO)
Aquatic Ecology – Habitat Mapping
The intern will enable the creation of lake habitat maps by developing methods for using existing sonar and GPS data that will enable the creation of bathymetric and habitat m ...read more
funded by NSF
Biorefining and Biofuels REU

The C2B2/NSF REU program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in meaningful research alongside faculty, post-doctoral researchers and graduate students a ...read more

funded by NSFfunds international students
Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) Undergraduate Summer Research Program
This summer research program for undergraduates provides an opportunity to conduct exciting hands-on scientific research 9-10 week program with mentoring from top CAICE facult ...read more
funded by NSF
CHILL Radar REU
Co-funded by the ASSURE program of the Department of Defense in partnership with the National Science Foundation, the summer research opportunity focused around the CSU-CHILL ...read more
funded by NSF
Materials Chemistry Research: Synthesis, Characterization, and Device Fabrication
The path of most research approaching real world problems (increasing data storage, producing inexpensive, non toxic photovoltaics, or developing state-of-the-art bioorganic m ...read more
funded by NSF
REU in Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) Science and Technology Ed
The Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) Science and Technology is soliciting applications for summer undergraduate research positions. Successful a ...read more
funded by NSF
Rocky Mountain Science and Sustainability Network Summer Academy
The Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network Summer Academy is a one-week NSF funded program providing intensive training to students prior to either entering interns ...read more
funded by NSFstudy abroad programopportunityfunds international students
Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, offers qualified undergraduates from throughout the country ...read more
Urban Water Sustainability Network Undergraduate Research Program
Students will be given the opportunity to perform cutting edge, transdisciplinary research of immediate relevance to people in urban areas. Students with different research in ...read more

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

(Denver, CO)
Teen Science Scholars
Our Teen Science Scholar Internship offers high school students, who will be in their junior or senior year in high school in the Fall of 2017, a chance to work alongside scie ...read more

Desert Research Institute

(Reno, NV)
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates: "The Value of Snow": Summer Research Experiences in Natural Resource Issues in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin Region
The Office of Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Research, facilitating student involvement in environmental research and education at University of Nevada, Reno, and the Gre ...read more
funded by NSF

Montana State University

(Bozeman, MT)
Montana Apprenticeship Program in Science and Technology
What is MAP? The Montana Apprenticeship Program (MAP) is a six-week summer immersion for underrepresented minority high school students which provides rising sophomores, ju ...read more
Research Experience Opportunity for Native American Undergraduates and HS students
Undergraduate native students from any university in the U.S. are invited to apply for this flexible, 9.5-week research experience opportunity at Washington State University.< ...read more
Solar Physics/Astronomy & Space Physics REU Program
The solar/space research group at Montana State University invites applications for a Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program for students interested in solar a ...read more
funded by NSFfunds international students
The Montana Institute on Ecosystems (IoE) Statewide Summer Internship Program
The Montana Institute on Ecosystems (IoE) Statewide Summer Internship Program is accepting proposals for research projects in ecosystem science from undergraduates throughout ...read more
funded by NSF

Montana Tech

(Butte, MT)
Research Experience Opportunity for Native American Undergraduates and HS students
Undergraduate native students from any university in the U.S. are invited to apply for this flexible, 9.5-week research experience opportunity at Washington State University.< ...read more

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

(Boulder, CO)
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Renewable Energy
The Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (REMRSEC) REU program at Colorado School of Mines invites exceptional undergraduate math, science, and e ...read more
funded by NSF
REU Program in Solar and Space Physics
The University of Colorado invites undergraduates to apply for a summer Research Experience for highly motivated students interested in solar and space physics. Students will ...read more
funded by NSFfunds international students
Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Sciences
The SIParCS Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research is aimed at university students who are interested in pursuing a career in such areas as:

Computation ...read more

funded by NSFfunds international students
Summer Undergraduate Program for Engineering Research (SUPER)
The NCAR/EOL Summer Undergraduate Program for Engineering Research (SUPER) gives interns experience in helping to develop new instrumentation and improve the existing suite of ...read more
funded by NSF

National Ecological Observatory Network

(Boulder, CO)
Aquatic Ecology – Habitat Mapping
The intern will enable the creation of lake habitat maps by developing methods for using existing sonar and GPS data that will enable the creation of bathymetric and habitat m ...read more
funded by NSF
Ecology & Remote Sensing – Foliar Chemistry Internship
The chemical composition of canopy foliage mediates key ecosystem processes including productivity, herbivory and nutrient export. However, temporally and spatially extensive ...read more
funded by NSF
Field Ecology -­ Beetle Taxonomy Internship
Intern Duties

Intern’s primary focus will be to learn to identify carabid beetles and develop a location-­specific dichotomous and photographic key. Intern will also sp ...read more

funded by NSF
GIS Internship
Engage in GIS work at the NEON Project headquarters in Boulder, CO following the guidance of their project mentor. The intern will primarily work to support spatial data manag ...read more
funded by NSF
NEON Undergraduate Internship Programs in Science and Engineering
NEON is offering summer internship programs for undergraduate students from populations that are underrepresented in science, engineering, and computer science. The internship ...read more
funded by NSF
Quantitative Ecology Internship
Mosquitoes are a diverse and widespread family of insects that have been extensively studied because of their ecological and epidemiological significance. As a dominant taxon ...read more
funded by NSF
Remote Sensing/Airborne Observation Platform Internship
This intern will focus on LiDAR data processing to improve classification of LiDAR point clouds through site specific parameter selection OR assess uncertainty in higher level ...read more
funded by NSF

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
NIST Boulder: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
You and your school are invited to participate in the Boulder, Colorado, Laboratories' National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research ...read more
funded by NSF
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Curious about physics, electronics, manufacturing, chemistry, nanotechnology, materials science, computers, mathematics, or structural engineering? Here's your chance to s ...read more
funded by NSF

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

(Golden, CO)
Biorefining and Biofuels REU

The C2B2/NSF REU program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in meaningful research alongside faculty, post-doctoral researchers and graduate students a ...read more

funded by NSFfunds international students
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Renewable Energy
The Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (REMRSEC) REU program at Colorado School of Mines invites exceptional undergraduate math, science, and e ...read more
funded by NSF

Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

(Crested Butte, CO)
Advanced Independent Research/REU (with Senior Thesis Option)
This program is an excellent way to decide if a career in field biology is right for you. Independent Research offers intensive mountain field work and emphasizes individual ...read more
funded by NSF

Salish Kootenai College

(Pablo, MT)
Research Experience for Undergraduates Site on Sustainable Land and Water Resources
The aim of the REU on Sustainable Land and Water Resources is to introduce undergraduate students to the key elements of research on land and water resources that are essentia ...read more
funded by NSF
Research Experience Opportunity for Native American Undergraduates and HS students
Undergraduate native students from any university in the U.S. are invited to apply for this flexible, 9.5-week research experience opportunity at Washington State University.< ...read more

The Great Basin Institute

(Reno, NV)
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates: "The Value of Snow": Summer Research Experiences in Natural Resource Issues in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin Region
The Office of Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Research, facilitating student involvement in environmental research and education at University of Nevada, Reno, and the Gre ...read more
funded by NSF

UNAVCO

(Boulder, CO)
Research Experiences in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)
RESESS is an undergraduate internship and support program in the Earth sciences based at UNAVCO in Boulder, Colorado, that is dedicated to increasing diversity in the geoscien ...read more
funded by NSF

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)

(Boulder, CO)
Okeanos Explorer Program
The Explorer-in-training program will provide the opportunity to gain experience using an advanced multibeam bathymetric sonar mapping system, while contributing in a signific ...read more
funded by NOAfunds international students
SOARS - Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science
SOARS, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science, is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program designed to broaden participation in the atmospheric and r ...read more
funded by NSF

University of Colorado, Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
Biorefining and Biofuels REU

The C2B2/NSF REU program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in meaningful research alongside faculty, post-doctoral researchers and graduate students a ...read more

funded by NSFfunds international students
GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program
Program for undergraduate summer research opportunities related to numerical modeling and computer simulation of magmatic and tectonic phenomena caused by the dynamics of Eart ...read more
funded by NSF
Materials Research in Liquid Crystal REU
REU students in our Center participate in uncommon opportunities in cross-disciplinary research. Students are involved in an internationally recognized research program at the ...read more
funded by NSF
Research Experience for Community College Students in Critical Zone Science
RECCS (Research Experience for Community College Students in Critical Zone Science) is a summer research internship available to community college students from across Colorad ...read more
funded by NSF
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Renewable Energy
The Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (REMRSEC) REU program at Colorado School of Mines invites exceptional undergraduate math, science, and e ...read more
funded by NSF
Research Experiences in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)
RESESS is an undergraduate internship and support program in the Earth sciences based at UNAVCO in Boulder, Colorado, that is dedicated to increasing diversity in the geoscien ...read more
funded by NSF
REU Program in Solar and Space Physics
The University of Colorado invites undergraduates to apply for a summer Research Experience for highly motivated students interested in solar and space physics. Students will ...read more
funded by NSFfunds international students
REU: Physics
The REU program, funded through the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program, at JILA and the Department of Physics at the University of Co ...read more
funded by NSF
Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training (SMART)
The SMART program is intended for undergraduate students who are interested in preparing for graduate degrees in science, math and engineering. SMART offers students the oppor ...read more
funded by NSFan IBP member program
Summer Research - Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)
Since 1992, the Leadership Alliance has encouraged students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, psychology, the social scienc ...read more
funded by DOEfunded by NSF

University of Idaho

(Moscow, ID)
Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
The Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) is a 9 to 10 week summer undergraduate research program focused on the develo ...read more
funded by USDA
GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program
Program for undergraduate summer research opportunities related to numerical modeling and computer simulation of magmatic and tectonic phenomena caused by the dynamics of Eart ...read more
funded by NSF
REACCH Summer Undergraduate Internship Program
Through these internships REACCH has served more than 70 students from across the country-improving our project through integration and research.

REACCH PNA Internship Under ...read more

funded by USDA
Research Experience Opportunity for Native American Undergraduates and HS students
Undergraduate native students from any university in the U.S. are invited to apply for this flexible, 9.5-week research experience opportunity at Washington State University.< ...read more
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Approach to Challenges posed by Invasive Species and Small Populations of Native Species
The Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations (CRISSP) at the University of Idaho will host 11 undergraduates for a 9-week period from June - August. Summ ...read more
funded by NSF

University of Montana

(Missoula, MT)
NSF-REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Environmental Chemistry
At the University of Montana, environmental science and specifically environmental chemistry are strong areas of interest among students from all over the country. The NSF-R ...read more
funded by NSF
Research Experience Opportunity for Native American Undergraduates and HS students
Undergraduate native students from any university in the U.S. are invited to apply for this flexible, 9.5-week research experience opportunity at Washington State University.< ...read more
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in the Environmental Health Sciences
The Center for Environmental Health Sciences (CEHS) sponsors a summer educational research experience for outstanding college undergraduates. The Summer Undergraduate Researc ...read more
funded by NIH

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

(Los Vegas, NV)
REU Site: Mechanisms of Evolution
Undergraduate projects funded by the REU Site: Mechanisms of Evolution will focus on biological processes, such as mutation, genetic drift, migration, non-random mating and na ...read more
funded by NSF

University of Nevada, Reno

(Reno, NV)
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates: "The Value of Snow": Summer Research Experiences in Natural Resource Issues in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin Region
The Office of Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Research, facilitating student involvement in environmental research and education at University of Nevada, Reno, and the Gre ...read more
funded by NSF

University of Utah

(Salt Lake City, UT)
Bioscience Undergraduate Summer Research Programs
Our ten-week Summer Undergraduate Research Programs are available for qualified undergraduates considering a career in the Biosciences. Participating students will be matched ...read more
Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) Undergraduate Summer Research Program
This summer research program for undergraduates provides an opportunity to conduct exciting hands-on scientific research 9-10 week program with mentoring from top CAICE facult ...read more
funded by NSF
Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP)
CSURP is a program for undergraduate students, majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering, interested in conducting supervised summer research. The program is supported by ...read more
funded by NSFan IBP member program
Native American Research Internship
The Native American Research Internship is a dynamic summer research opportunity for qualified undergraduate junior and senior students who are interested in Health Science or ...read more
funded by NIH
Research Experience for Undergraduates in Materials Science & Engineering
Each year, MRSEC funds exemplary undergraduates to participate in summer research projects in the areas of Plasmonics or Organic Spintronics. Students with an interest and bac ...read more
funded by NSF

University of Wyoming

(Laramie, WY)
Wyoming Astronomy NSF REU Program
During the summer, our program will focus on discovering and confirming exoplanets. Students will use the 0.6 meter and the 2.3 meter telescopes to acquire high-precision pho ...read more
funded by NSF



Nationwide Programs: Programs not based at individual institutions


Colorado School of Mines

(Golden, CO)
DREU: Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computer Sciences -  (Nationwide Program)
The objective of the Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) is to increase the number of women and students from underrepresented groups entering graduat ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

(Washington, DC)
Undergraduate Summer Research in Seismology -  (Nationwide Program)
Apply your knowledge... Explore your future... Contribute to science... This NSF funded research expereinece for undergraudates (REU) provides interns with the opportunity to: ...read more
funded by DODfunded by NSFnationwide program

Johnson State College

(Johnson, VT)
Vermont EPSCoR Paid Summer Research Experiences: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change -  (Nationwide Program)
The Vermont EPSCoR Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Basin Resilience to Extreme Events ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

Lyndon State College

(Lyndonville, VT)
Vermont EPSCoR Paid Summer Research Experiences: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change -  (Nationwide Program)
The Vermont EPSCoR Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Basin Resilience to Extreme Events ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

Middlebury College

(Middlebury, VT)
Vermont EPSCoR Paid Summer Research Experiences: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change -  (Nationwide Program)
The Vermont EPSCoR Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Basin Resilience to Extreme Events ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

NASA

(Washington, DC)
NASA's Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program (PGGURP) -  (Nationwide Program)
Spend 8 weeks this summer working with a NASAfunded researcher at his or her home institution. Precise dates are determined by selected interns and their mentors. PGGURP co ...read more
funded by NASAnationwide program

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

(Oak Ridge, TN)
HS-STEM Summer Internship Program -  (Nationwide Program)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students major ...read more
funded by DODnationwide program

Saint Michael's College

(Colchester, VT)
Vermont EPSCoR Paid Summer Research Experiences: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change -  (Nationwide Program)
The Vermont EPSCoR Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Basin Resilience to Extreme Events ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

Texas A&M University

(College Station, TX)
DREU: Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computer Sciences -  (Nationwide Program)
The objective of the Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) is to increase the number of women and students from underrepresented groups entering graduat ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

U.S. Department of Defense

(Washington, DC)
Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program -  (Nationwide Program)
The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP), provides an opportunity for students to participate in a paid research experience at a Department of Navy (DoN) labor ...read more
funded by DODnationwide program

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

(Washington, DC)
HS-STEM Summer Internship Program -  (Nationwide Program)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students major ...read more
funded by DODnationwide program

University of Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)
DREU: Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computer Sciences -  (Nationwide Program)
The objective of the Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) is to increase the number of women and students from underrepresented groups entering graduat ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

University of Vermont

(Burlington, VT)
Vermont EPSCoR Paid Summer Research Experiences: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change -  (Nationwide Program)
The Vermont EPSCoR Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Basin Resilience to Extreme Events ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

University of Wisconsin, Madison

(Madison, WI)
DREU: Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computer Sciences -  (Nationwide Program)
The objective of the Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) is to increase the number of women and students from underrepresented groups entering graduat ...read more
funded by NSFnationwide program

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