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With one application, apply for a research experience at three summer research sites. Visit each institution's website for specific information on opportunities and program requirements.

Brown University
Columbia University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University, Division of Medical Sciences
Howard University
Johns Hopkins University
Montana State University
NYU School of Medicine
NYU Center for the Humanities
Princeton University
Stanford, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences
Stanford, School of Engineering
Stanford, School of Humanities and Sciences
Tufts University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Tufts University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
University of Chicago
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Miami
University of Pennsylvania, Graduate Division of Arts and Sciences
University of Pennyslvania, Biomedical Graduate Studies
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
University of Virginia   
Vanderbilt University
Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Weill Cornell Medical College: Gateways Lab
Yale University

 

Brown University

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island


Contact: Samantha Andersen
Samantha_Andersen@Brown.edu
805.284.2202

Research: Engineering, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences
Participants: Primarily Rising Juniors & Seniors, some Rising Sophomores


Research: Humanities and Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Research: Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
 

Research: Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors
 

Previous research preferred, not required.


Notification: begins before March 1


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Columbia University

Columbia University
New York City


Contact:

Assoc. Dean Celina Chatman Nelson,
chatman.nelson@columbia.edu

Afiya Wilson
Student Affairs Officer - Academic Diversity
afiya.wilson@columbia.edu

Research: Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Previous research preferred, not required; Coursework in proposed area of research required.


Notification: begins before March 1


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Cornell University

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Cornell University
Molecular Biology & Genetics

Ithaca, New York


Contact: Volker M. Vogt
vmv1@cornell.edu

Research: Life Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors preferred but not required


Minimum course requirements for applicants are:
Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry - coursework required.
Genetics/Genomics, Development - some exposure required.


Notification: begins February 15


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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire


Contact: Jane Seibel
jane.b.seibel@dartmouth.edu
603-646-6578

Research: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Psychology
Participants: Rising Sophomores & Juniors


Previous research preferred, not required.


Notification: begins before March 1


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Harvard GSAS

Harvard University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

SROH: Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard Program
Cambridge, Massachusetts


Contact: Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
sroh@fas.harvard.edu

Research: Applied Math - only Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Humanities, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences
Participants: Primarily Rising Juniors & Seniors


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Harvard University

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Harvard University
Division of Medical Sciences

SHURP: Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program
Boston, Massachusetts


Contact: shurp@hms.harvard.edu

Research: Life Sciences, some Physical Sciences, Engineering - only Bioengineering, Applied Math - only Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Participants: Primarily Rising Juniors & Seniors


Previous research experience required: at least one summer or semester of independent lab research. At least one upper-level biology course that includes molecular biology. Strong grades in recent science courses expected.


Notification: before March 1


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Howard University

Howard University
Washington, DC


Contact: Dexter Lee
dllee@howard.edu
202-806-6245

Research: Engineering, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences --
Cardiovascular Physiology, Epigenetics, HIV, Hypertension, Motivated Behaviors, Nanomaterials, Neuroscience, Prostate Cancer
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Notification: April 1 - April 29


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Johns Hopkins University

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Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland


Bloomberg School of Public Health
Contact: Jessica Harrington
jharring7@jhu.edu


Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Contact: Natalie Strobach
strobach@jhu.edu
 

Whiting School of Engineering
Contact: Ayana N. Teal
ateal@jhu.edu


School of Medicine
Contact: Kristina Nance
knance2@jh.edu

 

 

Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors
Previous research not required.


Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Research: Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Previous research not required.

Whiting School of Engineering 
Research: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering
Previous research preferred, not required.


School of Medicine - Non-clinical, research programs
Research: Engineering, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors
Previous research not required.
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Montana State University

Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana


Contact: Amy Roach
amy.roach@montana.edu
 

Research: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores & Juniors


Previous research preferred, not required.


Notification: begins before March 1


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NYU School of Medicine

Research: Life Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Previous summer or campus research required. Introductory courses in Biology & Chemistry required.


Notification: begins by February 15


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NYU Center for the Humanities

NYU Center for the Humanities
New York City
 

NOT OFFERED IN SUMMER 2021
 

 

 

Research: Humanities only
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors


Previous research preferred.


Notification: begins March 15


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Princeton University

 

Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Research: Life Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Previous research not required.
Notification: begins in March
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Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology
Research: Life Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Previous research not required.
Notification: begins in March
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SURP for Diversity in Chemistry
Research: Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Previous research not required.
Notification: begins in March
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Stanford School of EEES

Research: Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


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Stanford School of Engineering

Stanford University
School of Engineering
Stanford, California


Contact: Lourdes Andrade
lourdes.andrade@stanford.edu
650-723-9636

Contact: Ngoc Tran
trann@stanford.edu
650-724-5150

Research: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering


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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences

Stanford University
School of Humanities and Sciences
Stanford, California


Contact: Joseph Brown
jlbrown@stanford.edu
650-724-7437

Research:  Humanities, Mathematics and Statistics, Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry), Psychology, Social Sciences. To apply for the Department of Statistics, select Mathematics.
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Previous research preferred, not required.


Notification: begins by March 1


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Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences   

Tufts University
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences
Boston, Massachusetts


Contact: Elizabeth 
elizabeth.storrs@tufts.edu

Research: Life Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Previous research recommended, not required. Course requirements: some science and/or math.


Notification: begins before May 1


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Tufts University

Tufts University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, Massachusetts


Contact: Jacqueline Dejean
Jackie.Dejean@tufts.edu

Research: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors preferred


Previous research experience not required.


Notification: begins April 1


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University of Chicago

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois


Contact: Victoria Flores
vflores@uchicago.edu

 

Research: Applied Mathematics, Biophysics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Divinity, Engineering, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Statistics, Social Science
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Previous research not required. Minimum course requirements for applicants are:
Biology - General Biology (one year), General Chemistry preferred and Calculus are helpful.
Physics - General Physics (one year) and Math (one year).
Mathematics - Calculus (one year).
Geophysics/Climate Dynamics - Physics (one year) and Math (one year). For students interested in environmental/earth science and its applications.


Notification: begins by March 15


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University of Colorado Boulder

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University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado


Contact: Barbara Kraus at 303-492-5779
smart@colorado.edu

Research: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Previous research not required, varies by lab. Sufficient coursework in area of academic interest required. Psychology research limited to Neuroscience and Behavioral Genetics; Biology credits required.


Notification: in March and April
Dates adjusted for students attending schools on the quarter system


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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland


Contact: Justine Johnson
j.johnson@umbc.edu
410-455-3124

Research: Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences (Chemistry and Biochemistry), Psychology
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Previous research not required.


Notification: begins by April 1


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University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida


Contact: Michael S. Gaines
mgaines@miami.edu
305-284-5058

Research: (focus in Biomedicine) Life Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Previous research not required. Minimum course requirements: General Biology (one year) & General Chemistry (one year).


Notification: begins March 1


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University Of Pennsylvania Arts & Sciences

Graduate Division of Arts and Sciences
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Contact: Patricia Rea
patrea@sas.upenn.edu
215-898-8101

Research: Humanities, Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Notification: begins March 1


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University of Pennsylvania BGS

University of Pennsylvania
Biomedical Graduate Studies

SUIP: Summer Undergraduate Internship Program
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Contact: Arnaldo Diaz
diaza@mail.med.upenn.edu
215-898-2794

Research: Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Psychology
Participants: Primarily Rising Juniors & Seniors


Notification: begins February 15


Previous research preferred, not required. Minimum course requirements for applicants are:
Biomedical - Intro Biology & Chemistry


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University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School
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University of Pennsylvania
The Wharton School

Undergraduate & Doctoral Divisions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Contact: Maggie Saia
msaia@wharton.upenn.edu
215-898-0285
Contact: Utsav Schurmans
schurman@wharton.upenn.edu
215-898-0285

Research: Applied Mathematics, Psychology, Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


Notification: begins March 1


 


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University of Virginia

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia


Contact: Jasmine Crenshaw
jasmine.crenshaw@virginia.edu
434-297-6918

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


School of Medicine
Graduate Programs Office

Summer Research Internship Program
Contact: SRIP Administrator
434-924-1757

 

Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Previous research not required.
Notification: begins before April 1


Leadership Alliance Mellon Initiative
Research: Humanities, Social Sciences

 

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Research: Engineering
Candidates may have limited access to previous research experiences.


Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Research: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences
Candidates may have limited access to previous research experiences.


School of Medicine

Research: Life Sciences
Positive references from mentors of previous research experiences are helpful.
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Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
College of Arts and Science


Contact: Don Brunson
don.c.brunson@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-2573


 

Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy
Contact: Elizabeth Bowman
elizabeth.a.bowman@vanderbilt.edu
or Christina Williams
christina.k.williams@vanderbilt.edu

Research: Computer Science, Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences
 

Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy: Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Previous research not required.


Notification: begins by March 15


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Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Research: Life Sciences (PhD preparation), Computational Biology
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Notification: begins by March 15


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Weill Cornell Medical College: Gateways Lab

Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program
Weill Cornell Medical College: Gateways to the Laboratory
New York City


Contact: Catharine Boothroyd
mdphd@med.cornell.edu
212-746-6023

Research: Life Sciences (MD-PhD preparation)
Participants: Rising Sophomores & Juniors (no Rising Seniors)


Previous research experience is preferred.


Notification: begins by March 15


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Yale University

Yale University
SURF: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
New Haven, Connecticut


Contact: Michelle Nearon
michelle.nearon@yale.edu
203-436-1301

Research: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Previous research not required.


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