Student Research Opportunities

Summer REU Opportunities

Listed here are selected undergraduate research opportunities for the summer of 2018. 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:


The GREEN Program, sites in Philadelphia USA, Peru, and Iceland

Sustainability Program Descriptions  Deadlines: rolling


Summer Institutes for Training in Biostatistics, 8 various sites

Summer Institutes for Training in Biostatistics  Deadlines: variable  


NASA Interns, Fellows & Scholars: Internship Opportunities

OSSI  Deadlines: variable


NSF REU, University of Arizona

CAT Vehicle  Deadline: February 18, 2018


SURE, Clemson University

Solid State Devices for Electronics, Photonics, & Magnetics Technology  Deadline: March 2, 2018


NSF REU, Old Dominion University (Virginia)

Multidisciplinary Cybersecurity  Deadline: March 1, 2018


Maryland Robotics Center, University of Maryland

Bioinspired Robotics Research Experiences  Deadline: March 9, 2018


Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston

Nanotechnology Research  Deadline: March 9, 2018


CURENT Engineering Research Center, University of Tennessee

Power Systems & Power Electronics  Deadline: February 28th, 2018   


Rehabilitation Engineering Summer Experience, Cleveland State University

Rehabilitation Engineering  Deadline: March 1, 2018


UnCoRe Undergraduate Computer Research, Oakland University (Michigan)

Cyberspace Security  Deadline: TBD    


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

Various topics  Deadline: February 15th, 2018  


LSAMP, Cornell University

Various research  Deadline: February 15, 2018

*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

Nanoscience  Deadline: February 15th, 2018  


University of Maine

Various Research Topics  Deadline: January 31st, 2018  


Committee on Institutional Cooperation Universities, multiple US sites and opportunities abroad

Various Research Topics  Deadline: February 10th, 2018


 VRAC|HCI, Iowa State University

Emerging Interface Technologies  Deadline: TBD 


Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Computational Sensing & Medical Robotics  Deadline: February 18th, 2018 


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

Summer Undergraduate Program for Engineering Research  Deadline: TBD 

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: