Below is a listing of summer research opportunities at other universities. 

This list is not comprehensive. Review the program information and contact us with questions. Also see information on Middlebury’s Summer Research Program and other Middlebury funding opportunities.

Research Listings and Databases

National Science Foundation, REU Search: Natural, physical, social, behavioral, economic sciences and mathematics.

Pathways to Science: Database of STEM field opportunities, project of the Institute for Broadening Participation.

RIT List of Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences: Broad listing of domestic and international opportunities categorized by field.

University of Rochester list of Summer Research Opportunities: Well-curated list of both internal and external research opportunities/databases (including a list of programs available for international students). Database of STEM opportunities searchable by field and location.

WebGURU Guide to Undergraduate Research, Program Listings: STEM, multiple disciplines and locations.

Middlebury’s Chemistry and Biochemistry: Department has a great list of research sites with a broad array of fields represented.


Rutgers English Diversity Institute (REDI)

Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute

University of Texas at San Antonio: The African American Literatures and Cultures Institute

Sciences and Mathematics

AMGEN Scholars Program: Multiple U.S. institutions.

Amgen Scholars Japan Program: Based at the University of Tokyo or Kyoto University.

Cancer-Focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR)

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Summer REU

Cognitive Science Fellow at Indiana University: Grad school prep for undergraduates or recent grads.

DAAD RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering): Summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions.

Harvard Forest Summer Research in Ecology (REU): Harvard University

ICPSR Summer Internship Program: University of Michigan

Kellogg Biological Station REU: Michigan State

MIDAS Summer Research Program: University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) Undergraduate Program: UC Berkeley

NASA Space Internships: Multiple sites.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Internship Program

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

NIST Summer Research Fellowship Gaithersberg, MD or Boulder, CO

Oak Ridge National Laboratories: Multiple STEM Research programs.

Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE): Science and engineering research in Germany.

Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP): NIH program with various locations.

Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP), University of Pennsylvania, for students interested in graduate study in biological and biomedical sciences. Applications from members of underrepresented groups, disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

CalTech Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)

Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) from Liberal Arts Institutions: STEM majors teach secondary math or science.

Undergraduate Student Scholars Program, UPenn Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases, for undergraduate students with an interest in biomedical research, with the eventual goal of MD, PhD, or MD-PhD degrees. Applications from women and members of underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

University of Alabama NSF REU

University of Maryland College Park: Summer Research Initiative (SRI)

Virginia Tech Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering REU

Multiple Disciplines

C3 Research Fellowships: Humanities, arts, select social sciences at UC Berkeley and Columbia. Supports traditionally underrepresented students interested in research and graduate school.

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) undergraduate research and leadership development program: Prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences.

The Leadership Alliance: Multiple disciplines and research sites. Supports traditionally underrepresented and underserved students interested in research and further graduate education.

MIIS Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Nonproliferation Studies at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

MIT Summer Research Program

NEWRnet (Northeast Water Resources Network): Economics, math, CS, GIS, sciences. Undergraduate internships in DE, RI and VT.

Northwestern University: Summer Research Opportunity Program

Purdue University: Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

Smithsonian Institute Fellowships

Vermont EPSCoR: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change

University of California Irvine: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

University of Louisville (KY): Summer Research Opportunity Program

University of Michigan: Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill: Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP)

University of Southern Florida: Weather, Climate, and Society paid REU for rising sophomores.

University of Texas at Austin: Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

Urban Water Innovation Network (UWIN) Undergraduate Research Program

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