Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, N.Y.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Augusta University
Augusta, Ga.
Summer Student Training and Research (STAR)

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Summer Medical and Research Training Program (SMART)

Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Mass.
Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS)

Brigham and Women's Hospital (in collaboration with Harvard-affiliated hospitals)
Boston, Mass.
Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
Summer Undergraduate Research in Pharmacology

Children's Hospital Research Foundation of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Division of Developmental Biology
Undergraduate Summer Student Program

City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute
Duarte, Calif.
Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy

Committee on Institutional Cooperation
Champaign, Ill.
Summer Research Opportunities Program

Creighton University
Omaha, Neb.
Undergraduate Biomedical Research Training Program

Drexel University College of Medicine
Philadelphia, Penn.
Biomedical Graduate Studies-Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Georgia State University, Neuroscience Institute
Atlanta, Ga.
B&B Summer Scholars Program

Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School
New York, N.Y.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Harvard Medical School
Boston, Mass.
Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program (SHURP)

Hofstra North Shore/LIJ School of Medicine 
Manhasset, N.Y.
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Student Intern Program 

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Md.
Summer Internship Program (SIP)

Keck Graduate Institute
Claremont, Calif.
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

Louisiana State Health Sciences Center
Shreveport Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience
Shreveport, La.
Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research Program (SUPER)

Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine 
Chicago, Ill.
Undergraduate Summer Research Program, Department of Microbiology & Immunology 
Summer Undergraduate Research program, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 

Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Scarborough, Maine
Summer Student Research Program at main Medical Center Research Institute

Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Boston, Mass.
Summer Research Trainee Program

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minn.
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisc.
Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
Summer Enrichment Programs

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, S.C.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, N.Y.
Medical Student Summer Fellowship Research Program

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Minneapolis, Minn.
Summer Research Internships in Clinical Cardiology

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, N.Y.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

New York University School of Medicine
New York, N.Y.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Evanston, Ill.
Summer Research Opportunity Program

Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio
SUCCESS Summer Undergraduate Course Creating Excellence in Scientific Study

Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Ore.
Graduate Studies Program

Penn State University, College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.
SURIP – Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program
STEP-UP - Short-Term Educational Program for Underrepresented Persons
SURF – American Heart Association Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, Calif.
Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP)/Amgen Scholars

Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Bryan, Texas
Summer Undergraduate Research Program 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 
Lubbock, Texas
Summer Accelerated Biomedical Research (SABR) Program 

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Penn.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Tufts University
Boston, Mass.
Sackler School Summer Research Programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Ala.
Summer Research Programs for Undergraduates

University at Buffalo (SUNY) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, N.Y.
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, Calif.
Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, Calif.
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, Calif.
Summer Research Training Program

University of Chicago
Chicago. Ill.
The Leadership Alliance & The University of Chicago Summer Research Early Identification Program
The Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research (PSOMER) 

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, Colo.
Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students (GEMS)

University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, Conn.
Undergraduate Summer Research

University of Georgia
Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute
Athens, Ga.
Summer Undergraduate Fellows

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Ill.
Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) 

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, Iowa
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kan.
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Ky.
NSF-REU: Summer Program in the Biomedical Sciences

University of Maryland
Baltimore, Md.
Office of Student Research

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Mass.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University
New Brunswick, N.J.
Undergraduate Summer Research

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Frankel Cardiovascular Center Summer Fellowship Program
UM-SMART Undergrad Summer Program

University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, Minn.
Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (LSSURP)

University of Mississippi
Jackson, Miss.
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Lincoln, Neb.
Undergraduate Summer Research Program

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Neb.
Summer Undergraduate Research

University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, N.M.
Undergraduate Pipeline Network Summer Research Program

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Native American Center for Health Research Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Stephenson Cancer Center Summer Undergraduate Program

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Penn.
Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP)
Undergraduate Clinical Scholars Program

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs
Premedical Academic Enrichment Program
MIDAS summer Research Opportunity
Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities
Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, N.Y.
Strong ChildrenŐs Research Center Summer Program
Summer Scholars Program

University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston
Houston, Texas
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Smithville, Texas
Summer Program in Cancer Research

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Program

University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
GSBS Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

University of Toledo
Toldeo, Ohio
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) 

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Native American Summer Research Internship (NARI)

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Va.
Minority Health International Research Training Program (MHIRT)
Summer Research Internship Program

University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisc.
Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tenn.
Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Va.
Summer Research in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health Epidemiology (MIDPH) 

Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, N.C.
Summer Research Opportunities Program

Washington University
St. Louis, Mo.
AMGEN Scholars Program
Leadership Alliance

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Mich.
Summer Research Programs

Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering
New York, N.Y.
Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program
Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program

Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Conn.
NIH-NIDDK/KUH Yale Summer Research Fellowship for Undergraduate Students
BioMed Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Summer Programs of Affiliate GREAT Group Members

The bylaws of the GREAT Group allow the Steering Committee to appoint individuals from non-AAMC member institutions as affiliate members of the GREAT Group. Individuals from the following programs have been appointed affiliate members:

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Md.
Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research




Summer 2019 Research Opportunities

Undergraduate students who are interested in participating in a summer research or internship program need to plan ahead. December is the time to gather together all the required elements of the applications, including faculty letters of recommendation. All of the exciting summer opportunities listed below have application deadlines in December or January! Check out the programs below and consider if any would fit with your research goals and interests.

DAAD RISE – Research Internships in Science and Engineering in Germany
Deadline: Applications are due by December 15, 2018; Letters of Reference are due by December 22, 2018;
DAAD RISE gives students in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, and physics the chance to spend a summer working on research projects with doctoral students at German universities and research institutions. Interested students must first register online between November 1, 2018 and December 15, 2018. Student application materials must be submitted by December 15, 2018, with letters of reference due December 22, 2018.

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF)
Deadline: December 17, 2018;
The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of EnergyŐs Office of Fossil Energy. It is a 10-week summer internship program that provides opportunities to students who are pursuing degrees in STEM fields. The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for minority and female students in these fields, but all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

Summer Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SNURF) – University of Vermont
Deadline: January 6, 2019;
Two summer research programs will be hosted by the University of VermontŐs Department of Neurological Sciences. One is funded by NSF and the other by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Both offer generous stipends and housing. Interested students may apply to only one of the two programs. Details available on the website.

Summer Research Experience Program in Cancer Science – Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Deadline: January 10, 2019;
This 10-week summer research program is open to students who are college juniors or junior-equivalents (credit-wise) at the time of application and who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree towards a biomedical research career. Areas of research include, but are not limited to: cancer biophysics, tumor immunology, cancer genetics, molecular pharmacology. Selected students will be working in a Roswell Park department alongside professional researchers and graduate students.

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)
Deadline: January 10, 2019;
The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at one of 17 participating Department of Energy laboratories.

Cold Spring Harbor Undergraduate Summer Research Program 2019
Deadline: January 15, 2019;
The URP program is designed to give students an opportunity to conduct first-rate research under the supervision of senior laboratory staff in the areas of cancer biology, neuroscience, plant biology, cellular and molecular biology, genetics and bioinformatics, and genomics. Selected students receive room and board in addition to a $5,500 stipend.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 
Deadline: January 15, 2019;
ThinkSwiss scholarships support highly motivated undergraduates who are interested in doing research at a public Swiss university or research institute. The scholarship is open to students in all fields. A monthly stipend of approximately $1,600 is provided for a period of 2-3 months.

Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunities at the CDC
Deadline: January 18, 2019;
Appointments through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship Program. Undergraduate students majoring in the applied sciences may apply. Biology and chemistry majors are preferred. Stipend of approximately $2,900 per month for undergraduate students.

Arecibo Observatory REU Summer Program
Deadline: January 25, 2019 (online application); February 1, 2019 (supporting documents);
Students selected for this 10-week summer research opportunity will work with staff scientists at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico on projects related to ongoing research or instrumentation development. Applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident and must be enrolled in a bachelorŐs degree program during Fall 2019. Strong candidates will be students majoring in astronomy, physics, computer science, and electrical engineering. Stipend of $450 per week.

Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) – Columbia University
Deadline: January 31, 2019;
The Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) is designed for undergraduate students who are interested in public health and biomedical science careers. Applicants must have completed at least two years of college. Students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Approximately 40 students will be selected to participate. Students will receive a stipend, housing, and round trip travel.

Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley (SUPERB)
Deadline: January 31, 2019;
The SUPERB Computer and Information Science and Engineering program provides undergraduates with the opportunity to work on research projects focused on using Big Data. This 9-week program is open to rising juniors or seniors who have completed some upper division course work in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. Stipend of $4,500, housing, meals, and $600 travel allowance provided.