Student Research Opportunities

College of Science and Engineering Undergraduate Research Program

The College of Science and Engineering sponsors a summer research program where you can get paid to do research with professors in your department or other departments. There is a showcase of the work, opportunities to give talks and an undergraduate journal. Check out all those opportunities at the link above.

Summer REU Opportunities

Listed here are selected undergraduate research opportunities for the summer of 2021. For more information on other REUs, please see the links listed at the bottom of the page. You may also get a list of available programs that may not be listed below here


Stevens Institute of Technology, REU

Interdisciplinary Research Experience for Undergraduates in Sustainable Energy and Bioengineering

Deadline to Apply: N/A

Application Review: Rolling

Program Dates: May 30-August 5, 2022


The GREEN Program, sites in Iceland, Japan, Peru, and Nepal

Sustainability Program Descriptions 

Deadlines: rolling


Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics

Summer Institutes for Training in Biostatistics 

Deadlines: March 14, 2022

Program Dates: June13-July 22, 2022


NASA Interns, Fellows & Scholars: Internship Opportunities

OSSI  Deadlines: Variable


Univeristy of Arizona, NSF REU

CAT Vehicle 

Deadline: Feb 28, 2022

Selection Process: Marcy 9-20, 2022

Notification Deadline: March 31, 2022

Program Dates: June-August 2022


Clemson University, SURE

Solid State Devices for Electronics, Photonics, & Magnetics Technology

***Currently on hold***


University of Arizona, REU

Cognitive, High Frequencey, and Advanced Telecommunications 

Deadline: TBD


University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering

Nanotechnology Research 

Deadline: TBD


University of Tennessee, CURENT Engineering Research Center

Power Systems & Power Electronics 

Deadline: TBD


Oakland University (Michigan), UnCoRe Undergraduate Computer Research

Cyberspace Security 

Deadline: TBD


Washington University in St Louis, School of Engineering & Applied Science

Various topics 

Deadline: February 15, 2022

Program Dates: May 31-July 29, 2022


Cornell University, LSAMP

Various research 

Deadline: February 15, 2022

*Participants of CU LSAMP REU must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), American Indian/Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander* 


Vanderbilt University


Deadline: February 15, 2022

Program Dates: May 30-August 5, 2022


University of Maine

Various Research Topics 

Deadline: February 28, 2022

Program Dates: June 6-August 12, 2022


Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering

Computational Sensing & Medical Robotics 

Deadline: February 20, 2022

Program Dates: June 1-August 5, 2022


University of Washington

Summer Research Programs 

Deadline: Varies


University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Earth Observation Laboratory in Boulder, CO

Summer Undergraduate Program for Engineering Research 

Deadline: varies

Opportunities for summer research around the United States are listed at these websites and can be searched by university, deadline date, and type of research:


University of Rochester Summer REU 

National Science Foundation Research Experience 

Deadline: February 6, 2022


Penn State Drawdown Scholars Program

Drawdown Scholars Program University Park Campus

Deadline: February 15, 2022


Undergraduate Research Experience on the Internet of Things (IoT), University of Central Florida

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates on the Internet of Things 

Deadline: March 4, 2022

Program Dates: May 24-July 15, 2022