Undergraduate Summer Research at University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is now accepting applicants for their 2019 Lando Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

Working with some of the top chemists in their fields, you will be actively engaged in research aimed at solving some of society’s most important environmental, health, and energy issues. Research in the department is collaborative and interdisciplinary. There are opportunities to participate in multi-disciplinary, collaborative research centers and initiatives.

As a researcher, you will:

  • conduct biomedical, medical, pharmaceutical, and materials research
  • have access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology
  • share your research as authors of papers published in prestigious scientific journals, at conferences, and at poster sessions

Each Chemistry Summer Research Fellow will receive a stipend of approximately $7400 to perform research over 10 weeks under direction of a chemistry faculty member on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The program also includes weekly lunches with faculty, a poster session, and various professional and social events. All fellows will be given the opportunity to live on campus for the duration of the program at a cost of approximately $1900.

Program dates are June 3-August 9, 2019. All appointments will be made within the time frame of June-August, with the first Monday in June reserved as a move-in day. Therefore, all travel arrangements may be made accordingly. If you require housing for a short period of time before the program commences or after the program has concluded, please contact the program director:

Nick Erickson

chmlando@umn.edu

612-624-0026

Applicants are accepted from those students who are presently in their sophomore or junior year of undergraduate studies in chemistry or closely related fields. All students who fulfill these requirements are eligible to apply to the NSF/REU and the Lando Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

The deadline for completion and submission of the application for the summer of 2019 is February 1, 2019.

The online application is available here.

 

Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference

A student organization at Virginia Tech is hosting a national research conference this spring! This conference is open to students of all STEM backgrounds who want to present their research, learn about STEM opportunities, and leave inspired and ready to change the world! The event will include panel sessions, student oral and poster presentations, and catered meals. You can also expect phenomenal keynote speakers such as Kate Biberdorf, Ph.D. (as seen on Stephen Colbert), Daniel Andruczyk, and John S. Iiames, Ph.D.

The conference is a two day event from March 23-24th at Virginia Tech. The deadline to apply has been extended to January 22nd, so don’t wait! For more information please visit the MAURC website.

Science & Engineering Leadership Initiative (SELI)

The University of Delaware is now accepting applications for their Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program – the Science and Engineering Leadership Initiative.

Motivated by the realization that people with disabilities are significantly underrepresented in STEM disciplines, UD’s REU program is unique in that they are focusing on providing students with disabilities a research and community building experience tailored to fostering success in graduate school and beyond.

The program is scheduled from June 10, 2019 to August 9, 2019 at the University of Delaware in Newark, Deleware. A stipend and housing are provided for the 9-week program.

The REU program is open to all undergraduate students with disabilities (mobility, sensory, learning, psychological, medical, or other) who are majors in chemistry, biochemistry, or other related fields.

More information can be found on the official flyer and the program’s webpage. The application deadline is February 1, 2019.


Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Summer Research at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt University is now accepting applications for their summer 2019 NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates program in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) brings ten students each summer to campus to work closely with VINSE faculty on research projects in cutting edge areas of nanoscale science and engineering. Participation in the program provides students with a true interdisciplinary research experience in an environment where physicists, chemists, biologists, and all engineers collaboratively solve problems and create new scientific understanding. Weekly lunchtime meetings are held for all faculty and students that cover topics ranging from ethics and the responsible conduct of research to demystifying graduate school and the GRE examination. Each student works directly with VINSE faculty members and their research groups and has access to the VINSE laboratories, which are shared facilities available to all authorized users. For more information on this program click here!

The program dates for 2019 are May 26, 2019-August 2, 2019. The application for this program is due February 15, 2019.


Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students

Summer Research at University of Nebraska

The University of Nebraska’s 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research participation while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life at a Research1 university. Participants all receive competitive stipends, room and board, travel/transport, graduate school preparation workshops, social and networking activities, and more.

Summer 2019 research programs include Applied Plant Systems, Bioenergy Systems, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Sciences (MRSEC), Minority Health Disparities, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interaction, Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure, Redox Biology, Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure in Rural Environments, Systems Biology of Plant and Microbiome, Unmanned Systems, and Virology.

See more details here.

The online application makes it easy for students to apply. Priority review begins Friday, February 1 and all applications must be completed by Friday, March 1. Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and students from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply.

Find out how to apply here.


Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Summer Research at MIT

The MIT Materials Research Laboratory and the Materials Research Science & Engineering Center sponsor a summer research internship program for rising junior and senior undergraduates in the science and engineering fields.

This challenging program brings promising students to MIT to learn and perform research in laboratories in a broad selection of materials science subfields. In addition to providing a stipend and round-trip travel expenses, we host presentations and group discussions on topics relevant to materials scientists, such as graduate school, careers in materials science, creating effective poster presentations, and management of intellectual property. At the conclusion of the program, the students present their individual research results at a poster session. The summer research internship, offered each year since 1983, affords students an invaluable experience in top-notch cutting edge research.

The deadline for the application is due February 15th, 2019, you can find more information here!

Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Surgical Research Summer Internship Program

Are you looking for a paid summer internship?

Application Deadline: January 21, 2019 at 8 AM

The US Army Institute of Surgical Research has an opening for an intern this summer!

Undergraduate students from accredited colleges and universities (such as ours) are invited to apply to conduct research at the USAISR.  The internship starts on Monday, 3 June, and will end on Friday, 9 August 2019. This internship will provide an opportunity for students interested in science, engineering or medical career fields to participate in research directed at improving the care of injured military service members and society at large. Selected candidates will be compensated $2,750.00 per month, based upon full-time participation.

If you are chosen, you will get to work with a USAISR staff mentor and their research team throughout your scientific investigation. The areas and their descriptions can be found through the link provided in the bottom of this post.

Open to bachelorette candidates only. U.S. Citizenship is required.
Find more information and apply here.


Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at The University of Texas Southwest

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Application Deadline: February 9, 2019

The objective of this program is to provide an intensive research training experience that leads to an understanding of the planning, discipline, and teamwork involved in the pursuit of basic answers to current questions in the biological sciences. Fellows will pursue individual research projects under the direction of a member of the graduate school faculty. Lectures and seminars by faculty members will supplement the research experience.

Each fellowship award carries with it $4,000 in support for the 10-week period beginning June 3, 2019 through August 9, 2019. This support is taxable. If a fellow requires housing, the costs will be covered by the program; however, fellows are responsible for paying for their own travel expenses and will not be reimbursed by the SURF Program.

Applications are available, and more information about the SURF program can be found online.

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Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at the FDA

Application deadline: February 15, 2019

Summer research opportunities are available at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Jefferson, Arkansas. Selected individuals will train alongside NCTR investigators who conduct FDA mission-critical, translational research, that provides a scientifically sound basis for FDA regulatory decisions, and that reduces risks associated with FDA-regulated products.

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. The appointment period is full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 28, 2019. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program.

More information and the application are available online.


Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Research Publication Opportunity


Conducting and presenting research is a large part of your undergraduate experience here at Ohio State, but what do you do after that? Have you considered submitting your research for publication?

JUROS is the Journal for Undergraduate Research at Ohio State. Their organization is a multidisciplinary research journal, and is in place to review and publish quality research performed and submitted by Ohio State’s very own undergraduate student body. They are currently accepting submissions for our online and print editions.

Acceptable material for submission includes the following:
• Manuscripts (6-35 pages)
• Feature articles (<6 pages)
• Images & descriptions of creative projects
• Research theses (<35 pages)
• Research abstracts

Publish with JUROS and you will have a permanent, professional citation to your name and get recognition for your hard work!
If you have already written about your research or drafted an abstract, consider submitting it to JUROS.

To find out more details about the submission process, visit the JUROS website. Feel free to email any questions to juros@osu.edu!