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With one application, apply for a research experience at three summer research sites. View a chart of Research Sites by Discipline. 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
New York University
NYU Center for the Humanities
North Carolina A&T State University
Stanford, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences
Stanford, School of Engineering
Stanford, School of Humanities and Sciences
Tufts University, Sackler School of Graduate 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 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


June 3 - August 4, 2018
Contact: Barbara Kahn
barbara_kahn@brown.edu
401-863-1474

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: Environment and Society
Participants: Rising Seniors
 

Previous research preferred, not required.


Notification: begins before March 1


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Columbia University

Columbia University
New York City


June 3 - August 4, 2018
Contact: Graduate School
gsas-diversity@columbia.edu

Research: Humanities, Life Sciences, 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


June 5 - August 10, 2018
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


Mid-June to Mid-August
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


June 4 - August 9, 2018
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


May 29- August 4, 2018
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


June 2 - July 29, 2018
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
May 27 - August 4, 2018


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: Catherine L. Will
cwill@jhmi.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.


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

New York University

New York University School of Medicine
Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

SURP: Summer Undergraduate Research Program
New York City


June 3 - August 4, 2018
Contact: Naoko Tanese
tanesn01@med.nyu.edu
212-263-5648

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


June 3 - August 4, 2018
Contact: Gwynneth Malin
gcm207@nyu.edu
212-998-2196

Research: Humanities only
Participants: Rising Juniors and Seniors


Previous research preferred.


Notification: begins March 15


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North Carolina A&T State University

North Carolina A&T State University
EmCoR: Engineering Modeling & Computational Research
Greensboro, North Carolina


May 20 - July 27, 2018
Contact: Bala Ram
ram@ncat.edu
 

Research: Computational Science
Participants: Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors


Previous research not required.


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Stanford School of EEES

Stanford University
School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences
Stanford, California


June 22 - August 18, 2018
Contact: Tenea Nelson
tenea@stanford.edu
650-725-2234

Research: Physical Sciences
Participants: Rising Juniors & Seniors


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Stanford School of Engineering

Stanford University
School of Engineering
Stanford, California


Dates to be determined
Contact: Noe Lozano
noe@stanford.edu
650-723-9107

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


June 25 - August 18, 2018
Contact: Joseph Brown
jlbrown@stanford.edu
650-724-7437

Research: Humanities, Mathematics and Statistics, Physical Sciences (Physics), 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 Sackler School

Tufts University
​Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences
Boston, Massachusetts


May 27 - August 3, 2018
Contact: Karl Munger
karl.munger@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


Dates to be determined
Contact: Darryl Williams
darryl.williams@tufts.edu

Research: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences including Fletcher School of International Diplomacy
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


June 11 - August 11, 2018
Contact: Janine Franklin
jmfranklin@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 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


June 4 - August 10, 2018
Contact: Barbara Kraus at 303-492-5779
or Amahl Scheppach at 303-492-4607
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


June 4 - August 10, 2018
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


May 20 - July 26, 2018
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


June 4 - August 3, 2018
Contact: Patricia Rea
patrea@sas.upenn.edu
215-898-8101

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


Previous research not required.


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


June 4 - August 10, 2018
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


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


Notification: begins February 15


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University of Virginia

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia


June 3 - July 31, 2018
Contact: Keisha John
keishajohn@virginia.edu
434-243-5482


School of Medicine
Graduate Programs Office

Summer Research Internship Program
Dates: May 25 - August 3, 2018
Contact: SRIP Administrator
434-924-1757


Curry School of Education
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
June 3 - July 31, 2018
Contact: SURP Administrator
CurrySURP@virginia.edu

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

Leadership Alliance Mellon Initiative
Research: Humanities, Social Sciences


Indigenous Art - Museums, Curatorial and Conservation Program
Research: Humanities, Social Sciences
Work with faculty and curators at Fralin Museum of Art and The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection


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


Curry School of Education
Research: Education Sciences. (To apply, select Social Sciences.)
Participants: Rising Seniors
Strong quantitative skills as evidenced by coursework and grades required.


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


June 4 - August 3, 2018
Contact: Don Brunson
don.c.brunson@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-2573


 

Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy
June 4 - August 3, 2018
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

Weill Cornell Graduate School
Access: Advancing Cornell Career Experiences for Science Students
New York, NY


June 4 - August 10, 2018
Contact: Marcus Lambert
access@med.cornell.edu

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


June 4 - August 7, 2018
Contact: Ruth Gotian
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


June 4 - July 30, 2018
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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