Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get valuable research experience this summer. Undergraduate students who are interested in participating in a summer research program should be preparing applications and requesting letters of recommendation now! Check out the following summer research programs with late January and early February deadlines. Many programs are planning for in-person activities in summer 2023, but please check the individual program websites for updates.
NORC Summer Intern Program – University of Chicago
Deadline: January 20, 2023, 5pm CT; http://www.norc.org/WorkingAtNORC/Pages/internship-programs.aspx
The NORC Summer Internship is a nine-week, paid position for individuals with an interest in the social sciences, survey research, data analysis, and research methods. The program will be fully virtual in summer 2023. The program introduces interns to the design, implementation and analysis of large surveys. Students will have the opportunity to learn the principles of survey research from leading practitioners while exploring recent innovations in data collection techniques and the integration of survey data with other types of data.
NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) – Bay Area Environmental Research Institute
Deadline: January 30, 2023, 5:00pm PST; https://baeri.org/sarp/
This 8-week summer internship program is targeted at rising seniors with a strong background in any of the physical, chemical, or biological sciences, mathematics or engineering and an interest in applying their background to the study of the Earth system. Research areas include atmospheric chemistry, air quality, forest ecology, and ocean biology. SARP participants (24-32 students) will acquire hands-on research experience using one or more NASA Airborne Science Program flying science laboratories. Stipend of $5,000 plus funding to cover travel to California.
Summer Student Program – The Jackson Laboratory (two locations, Maine & Connecticut)
Deadline: January 30, 2023, 11:59pm EST; https://www.jax.org/education-and-learning/high-school-students-and-undergraduates/learn-earn-and-explore
The Summer Student Program is designed for students with an interest in genetics and genomics research. The program emphasizes laboratory research and includes professional development opportunities. The research areas available to summer students include Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Cancer, Developmental Biology and Aging, Genomics, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Metabolic Diseases, and Neurobiology and Sensory Deficits. Admission to the Summer Student Program is competitive, and students of all backgrounds are selected. All students receive a stipend of $6,250 for the 10-week program, including room and board at Highseas (Maine program) or at the University of Saint Joseph (Connecticut program).
SAO REU Summer Intern Program
Deadline: January 31, 2023; https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/opportunities/graduate-undergraduate-programs/reu-summer-intern-program
The SAO Summer intern program is a research experience for undergraduates where 11 students work on an astrophysics research project under the supervision of an SAO or Harvard scientist. Undergraduates interested in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, or related physical sciences are encouraged to apply. The 10-week program will take place at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics although the program may move to a fully virtual program depending on public health situation. Stipend of $600/week
NSF-REU Internships in Astronomy – Maria Mitchell Observatory
Deadline: February 1, 2023; https://www.mariamitchell.org/nsf-reu-internship-in-astronomy
Six REU internship positions are available for qualified undergraduate astronomy and physics students. These positions provide students the opportunity to conduct independent research supervised by a senior staff member of MMO. This internship is paid, along with housing and travel reimbursement provided.
Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Deadline: February 1, 2023 (preferred January 1, 2023); http://www.stjude.org/poe
This program provides a 10/11 week training experience in either laboratory research or clinical research. Students will be matched with a faculty mentor and will participate in the mentor’s ongoing research projects. Applicants should indicate particular skills and experience that would be helpful for remote projects (e.g. bioinformatics, MATLAB, R or python programming, biostatistics or epidemiology software, image processing, etc.). Qualified students with an interest in cancer research are encouraged to apply. $600/week stipend provided to selected students.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program – Gerstner Sloan Kettering
Deadline: February 1, 2023; http://www.sloankettering.edu/summer-undergraduate-research-program
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering sponsors a 10-week summer research program for undergraduate students who are interested in the biomedical sciences. This is a competitive program that accepts 10-20 students. Applicants must be a current freshman, sophomore, or junior, and must have research experience. $6,000 stipend and housing provided.
Boulder Solar REU Program – University of Colorado Boulder
Deadline: February 1, 2023; http://lasp.colorado.edu/home/education/reu/
This 10-week summer REU program targets students with an interest in solar and space physics. Students work under the direction of scientists from one of a number of participating institutions that are part of the Boulder Solar Alliance. $600/week stipend plus housing stipend provided.
Hartford Hospital Summer Student Pre-Med & Research Program
Deadline: February 3, 2023; https://hartfordhospital.org/health-professionals/education/residencies-fellowships/summer-student-pre-med-research-program
This 10-week program offers pre-med students an introduction to research methodology, patient treatment, and ethical issues in medicine. Applicants must be pre-med students completing their junior year by May 2023 and have a cumulative GPA of 3.4. $4,000 stipend for selected students.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Summer Student Fellowship
Deadline: February 5, 2023; http://www.whoi.edu/main/summer-student-fellowship
The Summer Student Fellowship provides undergraduates with an interest in ocean sciences, oceanographic engineering, mathematics, or marine policy with a meaningful first-hand introduction to research in those areas. Students who have completed their junior year prior to the start of fellowship period in summer 2023 are eligible to apply. Stipend of approximately $670/week for 10-12 weeks and institutional housing provided. There is also an additional financial support cost of about $700 for the round trip to Woods Hole.
Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP)
Deadline: February 10, 2023; https://www.woodsholediversity.org/pep/
PEP is a 10-week program designed primarily for college juniors and seniors from underrepresented groups in marine and ocean sciences who want to spend a summer gaining practical experience in marine and environmental science. The program consists of a four-week course in global climate change and a ten-week research project – all in the sea-side village of Woods Hole. Applications are encouraged from students majoring in the natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, or geosciences), engineering, mathematics and those who can relate their interests to marine/ocean sciences (science communication, microbiology, etc.). Underrepresented students, including first generation and those from community college, are encouraged to apply.