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Off Campus Research Opportunities

Each of the programs below has its own application process, independent of UTEP. Go to the corresponding website to learn about the programs and how to apply. Plan ahead when applying to these programs. Most programs require recommendation letters from Professors. Give professors plenty of time to write them. Most programs also require a student personal statement and some also require a copy of your resume. Prepare those ahead of time and have them reviewed/edited by professionals in Career Services or COURI. The external Opportunities are classified in the following Research Areas:

 

Research Opportunity Host/Institution State/Location Deadline Website
1st Year Medical School Student Program MD Anderson Cancer Center Texas Jan 19-2018 Website
2017 REU in Chemical Evolution Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA Feb 13-2018 Website
American Chemical Society - SCI Scholars: Industrial Internships for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Undergraduates Various   Nov 30-2017 Website
American Mathematical Society Research Experiences (Various Institutions) Various   Varies by Program Website
Amgen Scholars Program National Institutes of Health   Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program Columbia University/Barnard College New York, NY Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program Harvard University MA Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program Stanford University CA Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program University of California, Berkley CA Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program University of California, Los Angeles CA Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program University of California, San Francisco CA Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program Washington University in St. Louis MO Feb 1-2018 Website
Amgen Scholars Program California Institute of Technology CA Feb 15-2018 Website
APL Technology Leadership Scholars (ATLAS) Summer Intern Program Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory MD Dec 1-2017 Website
Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship University of Illinois    Feb 2-2018 Website
Blue Waters Student Internship Program University of Illinois  Urbana-Champaign Feb 15-2018 Website
BME CUReS Cancer Research Experience University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Feb 1-2018 Website
CCT REU: Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Computational Sciences Louisiana State University Louisiana Mar 1-2018 Website
Counseling Center Summer Internship Program Pace University New York, NY Feb 8-2018 Website
CPRIT-CURE Summer Undergraduate Program MD Anderson Cancer Center TX Jan 15-2018 Website
DAAD RISE: Research Internships in Science Engineering International Germany Dec 15-2017 Website
DOE Scholars Program Various   Dec 15-2017 Website
Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station Texas A&M, College Station Texas Varies by Program Website
Interdisciplinary REU in the Structure and Function of Proteins University of Michigan MI Feb 15-2018 Website
Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) National Cancer Institute Maryland Nov 15-2018 Website
JHU BioREU Johns Hopkins University Maryland Varies by Program Website
Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Summer Research Opportunities Database Various   Varies by Program Website
Karen M. Gil Internship Program The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC Oct 13-2017 Website
Keck Geology Consortium Wesleyan University Middletown, CT Feb 15-2018 Website
Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP) University of Minnesota Medical School Minneapolis, MN Feb 15-2018 Website
Linking Applied Knowledge in Environmental Sustainability (LAKES) University of Wisconsin Stout Menomonie, WI Mar 1-2018 Website
Marshall University Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) Marshall University WV Feb 9-2018 Website
Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research Listings Various   Varies by Program Website
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) Northwestern University OL Feb 15-2018 Website
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF) Various   Jan 3-2018 Website
MIT Summer Research Program Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA End of January Website
Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship Information & Past Fellows American Bar Foundation Illinois Open November 2017 Website
Multidisciplinary Computational Science REU Louisiana State University Louisiana Mar 1-2018 Website
NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center Palmdale, CA Jan 31-2018 Website
National Eye Institute Summer Internship Program Various   Mar 1-2018 Website
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) NIH Laboratories Various Mar 1-2018 Website
National Science Foundation (NSF) (Database) Database   Varies by Program Website
Neuroscience Graduate Program University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Feb 1-2018 Website
Novartis Summer Internship Program Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research MA Always Website
NSF REU in Chemical Sensing and Imaging University of Maryland, Baltimore County MD Feb 16-2018 Website
NSF REU programs in Biological and Physical Sciences Brandeis University MA Feb 1-2018 Website
NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Physics: Materials and Modeling University of Missouri Columbia MO Feb 12-2018 Website
NSF-Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates program in Nanotechnology and Biomedicine University of Georgia Georgia Open Dec 1-2017 Website
Chemistry NSF-REU Program  University of North Texas Texas Feb 15-2018 Website
Pathways to Science (Database) Database   Varies by Program Website
Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) St. Jude Children's Hospital TN Feb 1-2018 Website
Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community Geographic Information Systems and Citizen Science University of Central Florida Orlando, FL or Belize Open in Mid October Website
Psychology Research & Practice Track Boston University Boston, MA Jan 15-2018 Website
Quantitative and Physical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships UT Southwestern TX Feb 9-2018 Website
Regional Initiative to Promote Undergraduate Participation in Experimental and Computational Materials Research University of Alabama, Birmingham Alabama April 1-2018 Website
Research Experience at the Interface of Nanotechnology and Biomedicine University of Georgia Athens, GA Dec 1-2017 Website
Research Experience for Undergraduates, Chemical Learning in Materials and Biomolecular applications University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico Feb 15-2018 Website
Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE) Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ Jan 30-2018 Website
REU in Tropical Ecology and Evolution at El Verde Field Station Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Feb 15-2018 Website
Science Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge national Laboratories Tennessee Varies by Program Website
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) at the U.S. Department of Energy Various   Oct 2-2017 Website
Short-Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) Various   Mar 15-2018 Website
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) Various   Feb 1-2018 Website
SIParCS Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Colorado Jan 19-2018 Website
STAR Program Augusta University GA Feb 1-2018 Website
Summer Accelerated Biomedical Research (SABR) Internship Texas Tech University Texas Feb 15-2018 Website
Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program University of Alabama, Birmingham AL Feb 15-2018 Website
Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) Summer Research Experience National Cancer Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center Texas Jan 19-2018 Website
Summer Research Internship Program University of Virginia VA Feb 8-2018 Website
Summer Research Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska-Lincoln NE Feb 1-2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate Internships in Health Services Research (SUMR) University of Pennsylvania PA Feb 1-2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program University of Pennsylvania PA Feb 1-2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Program University of Iowa IA Jan, 2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships UT Southwestern TX Feb 9-2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate Research in Geoscience and Engineering (SURGE) at Stanford University California Stanford University CA Open October 23, 2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program in Biomedical Sciences Penn State Hershey College of Medicine PA Varies by Program Website
Summer Undergraduate Research Program Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) WA Jan 19-2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Curry School of Education Curry School of Education Virginia Feb 1-2018 Website
Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Curry School of Education University of Virginia Charlottesville Feb 1-2018 Website
The Bronze Age Körös Off-Tell Archaeology Project Quinnipiac University Hungary Opens January 2018 Website
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program University of Washington Washington Feb 5-2018 Website
The Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) Various   Feb 1-2018 Website
Transdisciplinary Undergraduate Research in Urban Water Sustainability Urban Water Innovation Network Various Jan 29-2018 Website
U54 Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research Summer Training Program MD Anderson Cancer Center Texas Jan 19-2018 Website
UM-SMART Program University of Michigan MI Jan 19-2018 Website
University of Missouri Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Programs for Visiting Students University of Missouri Missouri Varies by Program Website
University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center University of Notre Dame   Nov 17-2018 Website
WAVE Fellows program California Institute of Technology CA Jan 12-2018 Website
Zintellect Climb Higher (Database) Database   Varies by Program Website
Summer Program in Cancer Research The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Science Park  Smithville, TX Feb 1-2018 Website
National Science Foundation Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCIs) National Science Foundation (Various Institutions) Various Varies by Program Website
Sustainable Urban Water Transdisciplinary Research Program for Undergraduates Colorado State University  Fort Collins, Colorado Jan 29-2018 Website