Research and internship opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Integrated Design in Materials in NYC (IDMinNYC)

The CREST IDEALS REU Program at The City College of New York has a focus on recruiting students from under-represented minorities and groups but encourages all students to apply. The Center has been running REU programs since 2016 but recently partnered with a REU Site at a fellow CUNY School, Lehman College. The partnership allows the Center to accept more students into a joint program, while continuing to provide a New York City based experience for undergraduates.

Deadline: Typically in early-mid March

Minority University Research Education Project (MUREP) Scholarship Program

NASA’s Office of Education is accepting applications for the Minority University Research and Education Project, or MUREP, scholarship program. The MUREP Scholarship is a competitive opportunity that focuses on underserved and underrepresented students in STEM disciplines attending a Minority Serving Institutions, MSI. The scholarship includes 75% of tuition up to a $9,000 per academic scholarship, based on tuition amount, and $6,000 for a summer internship.

Deadline: typically in March

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering offers a Summer Research Program for College Juniors. College juniors that have completed three years of study by the start of the program and are interested in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics are encouraged to apply. Students who are accepted into the program will be offered a stipend of $4,000 as well as on-campus housing.

Deadline: typically in February

Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity

The fellowship carries a stipend of approximately $2,700 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,400 for full-time graduate student fellows. For further information contact Daniel Parker at (770) 488-7854 or

Deadline: typically due in January

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF)

The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. During the 10 weeks, Fellows will receive a stipend and some students may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowance for the duration of the program.

Deadline: typically closes in December

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in Translational Ecology

The REU program will provide an interdisciplinary research experience at the interface of micro-/nano-technology and biomedicine to undergraduate students from other institutions. The REU Award includes $6,600 stipend, plus a $900 food allowance and free on-campus housing. Assistance is available for travel to and from the program as well.

Deadline: January 24

NSF-Research Experiences for Undergraduates on Accelerating New Environmental Workskills (REU ANEW) program

Ten undergraduate students will be invited to join the faculty and graduate students to conduct cutting-edge research at the intersection of human, animal, and environmental health. They will work directly with faculty research mentors, as well as Broader Impacts mentors who are working in the field to apply One Health research to real world problems. REU ANEW participants will receive a generous stipend and living expenses, including partial travel expenses and housing at the University of Maine in Orono.

Deadline: by January 31 for full consideration

University of Georgia · NSF-Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program

The REU program will provide an interdisciplinary research experience at the interface of micro-/nano-technology and biomedicine to undergraduate students from other institutions. The REU Award includes $5,000 stipend, travel allowance, and accommodation.

Deadline: typically in March

Smithsonian – Fellowships and Internships

The Smithsonian offers a world of research opportunities for graduate, pre-doctoral, or post-doctoral students, as well as for visiting professionals, students, scientists, or scholars conducting independent research. Fellows have the opportunity to study and work intensively with Smithsonian collections and experts in their fields and beyond. In addition, more than 1,500 students pursue internships offered across the organization.

Deadline: Variable Dates