Summer Research Opportunities

As summer programs release new 2017 deadline dates, we will post them here. In the meantime, you can assume that the 2017 deadline is very close to the calendar day listed for 2016. Please double check deadline date listed here before you begin your application. Questions about summer research opportunities can be sent to bioresearch@cornell.edu or stop by the Office of Undergraduate Biology (OUB) in 216 Stimson.

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Program Sponsor City State Deadline
2017 MBI Undergraduate Research Program Ohio State University Columbus OH 1/31/17
Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (ASURE)/Leadership Alliance Dartmouth College Hanover NH

2/1/17

For Application

Albert Einstein College of Medicine- Hispanic Center of Excellence- Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NY 4/1/17
Amgen Scholars Science and Biotechnology Undergraduate Research Program Columbia University/Barnard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSF, Washington University in St. Louis, Harvard University, National Institutes of Health Multiple CA, NY, MA, MO, WA 2/1/17
Biological Station Summer Session University of Oklahoma Norman OK 5/1/17
Biology/BCS Summer Research Internship Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge MA 1/30/17
BioMedRAP Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program Washington University in St. Louis Biology and Biomedical Sciences St. Louis MO 2/1/17
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science Multiple Multiple 1/13/17
Building Diversity In Biomedical Sciences for Undergraduates Tufts University - Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences Boston MA 2/15/17
Cell Biology Research Scholars Program (CRSP)

Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

Boston  MA 2/1/17
Chester Summer Scholars Program-OH Residents Only Metro Health Foundation Cleveland OH 2/10/17
Cold Spring Laboratory Undergraduate Research Program Watson School of Biological Sciences Cold Spring Harbor NY 1/15/17
Conservation Internships Student Conservation Association (SCA) Various   Varies by program.
Cornell Botanic Gardens Summer Internship Program Cornell University Botanic Gardens Ithaca NY 2/21/17
Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Gateways to the Laboratory Program Weill Cornell, Rockefeller, Sloan-Kettering New York NY 2/1/17
Diversity Student Summer Research Opportunity Program (DSSROP) Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NY 2/1/17
Diversity Summer Internship Program (DSIP) Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore MD 2/1/17
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center's Summer Internship Program The Danforth Center, NSF St. Louis MO 2/8/17
Excellence in Cardiovascular Sciences Summer Research Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Winston-Salem NC 2/1/17
Food Science Summer Scholars Program Cornell University Food Science Program Ithaca NY 1/31/17
Four Directions Summer Research Program Harvard Medical School Boston MA

2/6/17

Gates Summer Program (GSIP) University of Colorado, Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine Aurora CO 2/10/17
Genentech College Programs Genentech, Inc. South San Francisco CA Varies by program.
Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School Summer Undergraduate Research Program Sloan-Kettering Institute New York NY 2/1/17
GlaxoSmithKline Summer Internship Program GlaxoSmithKline Raleigh, NC, Philadelphia, PA NC, PA Varies by program
Harvard Stem Cell Institute Internship Program [HIP] Harvard University Cambridge and Boston MA 2/1/17
Biological Sciences Summer Research Program for Undergraduates (SIGNALS) Center for Biology Education University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison WI 2/15/17
Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology (IOSP) Fellowship  The American Physiological Society Bethesda MD 2/1/17
Interdisciplinary Summer Undergraduate Research Program The University of Iowa Iowa City IA 2/1/17
Internship Program (Boston Museum of Science) Museum of Science Boston MA Rolling Admission
Janelia Undergraduate Scholars Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus Ashburn VA 1/6/17
Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Program (LERCIP) NASA Cleveland OH 3/1/17
Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (LSSURP) University of Minnesota St. Paul MN 2/15/17
Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programs University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia MO 2/15/17
Marine Sciences Summer Program University of Delaware - College of Earth, Ocean, & Environment Lewes DE 2/10/17
MBARI Summer Internship Program Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Moss Landing CA 2/13/17
Medical Education Development Program (MED) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Schools of Medicine and Dentistry Chapel Hill NC 1/17/17
Summer Research Institute University of Arizona Tuscon AZ 2/1/17
Minority Awards Program Smithsonian Institution Washington DC 2/1/17
MIT Summer Research Program MIT Cambridge MA 2/1/17
Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Internship Institute for Bird Populations Point Reyes Station CA See program website. Contact directly.
Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA 2/28/17
National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) National Institute of Health Research Triangle Park NC 3/1/17
Native American Awards Program Smithsonian Institution Washington DC 2/1/17
NRAO Summer Student Research Assistantships National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Charlottesville VA 2/1/17
NSF Plant Genome Research Summer Internship Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University Ithaca NY 2/3/17
Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, NIH, NCI Memphis TN 2/1/17
Summer Physiology Undergraduate Research (SPUR) University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio TX 3/1/16
Podiatric Medicine Winter/Summer Internships Programs Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Philadelphia PA 4/24/17
Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE) Princeton University Graduate School Princeton NJ 2/1/17
Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research (PSOMER) University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago IL 1/13/17
Program Health Emergency Medicine NYU Langone Medical Center New York NY Rolling Admission
Programs in Biomedical Sciences-Grad School Track University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI Varies by program.
Quantitative and Physical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Biophysics, Computational Biology, and Quantitative and Analytical Chemistry The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Dallas TX 2/9/17
Research Experience for Undergraduates Maryland Sea Grant College Park MD 2/15/17
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Estuarine and Coastal Marine Sciences Duke University Beaufort NC 2/15/17
Research Experience in Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology Princeton University Princeton NJ 2/1/17
Research in Science and Engineering (RISE) Rutgers University New Brunswick NJ No hard deadline - Rolling Admissions beginning January.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates -Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

University of Washington Friday Harbor WA 2/15/17
Research Internships in Field Science (RIFS) Shoals Marine Laboratory Ithaca NY 3/1/17
REU- NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (For all programs) National Science Foundation (NSF)   Varies Varies by program.

REU - Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology

Cornell University

Ithaca NY 2/15/17
REU-NSF Research Experiences for Undergrads Summer Undergrad Research Program in Biochemistry Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, NSF College Station TX 2/1/17
REU-Pacific Internship for Exploring Sciences (PIPES) University of Hawaii at Hilo, NSF Hilo HI 2/6/17
REU-Research Experience for Undergraduates in Ecology National Science Foundation Millbrook NY 2/3/17
REU-Research Experience for Undergraduates in Microbiology University of Iowa Healthcare, Carver College of Medicine Iowa City IA 2/15/17
REU-Research Experience for Undergraduates in Plant Cell Biology University of California Riverside, NSF Riverside CA 2/24/17
REU-Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences Colorado State University - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, NSF Fort Collins CO 2/1/17
REU-Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology Department of Biology University of Massachusetts at Boston Boston MA 2/15/17
REU-Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Magnetic Fields, Pressure, and Temperature National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Tallahassee FL 3/3/17
REU-Research in Ecology, Evolution and Genomics of Grassland Organisms Kansas State University Manhattan KS 2/15/17
REU-Research in Fungal Genomics and Computational Biology University of Georgia and NSF Athens GA 3/1/17
George Washington Summer Carver Summer Research Internship Program Iowa State University, NSF Ames IA 2/10/17
REU-Research in Prokaryotic Biology University of Georgia, NSF Athens GA 2/17/17
REU-Shannon Point Marine Center Research Experience for Undergraduates in Marine Biology Shannon Point Marine Center Western Washington University Anacortes WA 2/15/17
REU-Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Internship Program in Environmental Studies Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Edgewater MD 2/1/17
REU- NSF Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution University of Idaho, NSF Moscow ID 2/15/17
REU-Summer Research Program in Ecology at Harvard Forest Harvard University, Harvard Forest, NSF Petersham MA 2/3/17
REU-Summer Student Program - Genomics Research for College Undergraduates The Jackson Laboratory, NSF Bar Harbor ME 2/2/17
REU-Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley (SUPERB) University of California at Berkeley College of Engineering, NSF, Intel, Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Berkeley CA 1/30/17
REU-Summer Undergraduate Research in Biology (SURB): Interdependence Across Subdisciplines Pepperdine University, NSF Malibu CA 2/17/17
REU-The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduates NSF and Grass Foundation Salisbury Cove ME 2/1/17
REU-Undergraduate Research Training at Whitney Laboratory The Whitney Laboratory, University of Florida - NSF St. Augustine FL 2/12/17
Science Enrichment Program (SEP) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC 3/1/17
Short-Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Bethesda MD 2/15/17
Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STRIDE) Fellowship The American Physiological Society Bethesda MD 2/1/17
SMART Program (Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training) University of Colorado Boulder CO 2/1/17
Smithsonian Internship Opportunities Smithsonian Institute Washington DC Varies based on program.
Stowers Summer Scholars Program The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute Kansas City MI 2/1/17
Strong Children's Research Center (SCRC Summer Training Program) University of Rochester Rochester NY 2/28/17
Student Research Intern Program Feinstein Institute North Shore Long Island NY 1/15/17
Student Research Internships in Toxicology Society of Toxicology VARIOUS VARIOUS No hard deadline - varies by program.
Summer Courses Oregon Institute of Marine Biology - University of Oregon Charleston OR 5/30/17
Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program (SHURP)/Leadership Alliance Harvard Medical School-Division of Medical Sciences Boston MA

2/1/17

For Application

Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics North Carolina State University,National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Raleigh NC 3/6/17
Summer Institute in Anatomy for Undergraduates Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore MD 3/31/17
Summer Intern Program Virginia Institute of Marine Science Virginia Institute of Marine Science Gloucester Point VA 2/10/17
Summer Internship in Science and Technology (SIST) Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Batavia IL 1/29/17
Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research National Institute of Health Multiple Cities MD, AZ, MT, MI, NC 3/1/17
Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) Association of American Medical Colleges, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Various Varies 3/1/17
Summer Medical and Research Training (SMART) Program Baylor College of Medicine, The National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute, The DeBakey Medical Foundation Houston TX 1/10/17
Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) Hunter College (City University of New York) New York NY 2/1/17
Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) University of Oregon Eugene OR No hard deadline; Rolling Admission until spots are filled.
Summer PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health Harvard University School of Public Health Boston MA 2/15/17
Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) UCLA Multiple Cities CA 3/31/17
Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Howard University, Hunter College, Johns Hopkins University, Montana State University - Bozeman, New York University, Princeton University, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, University of Miami, University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt University, Yale University Providence RI 2/1/17
Summer Research Fellowship (SURF) Program University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Rochester NY 2/6/17
Summer Research Fellowship for Undergraduates University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock AR 3/1/17
Summer Research for Undergraduates Johns Hopkins University - Institute for NanoBioTechnology Baltimore MD 2/1/17
Summer Research Internship at Harvard University FAS Center for Systems Biology Cambridge MA 2/1/17
Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP) University of Virginia School of Medicine Charlottesville VA 2/1/17
Summer Research Opportunity Program Committee on Institutional Cooperation Champaign IL 2/10/17
Summer Research Opportunity Program Northwestern University Evanston IL 2/10/17
Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Duke University Durham NC 1/26/17
Summer Research Experience Program in Cancer Science   Roswell Park Cancer Institute Buffalo NY 1/10/17
Summer Research Program University of California San Francisco UCSF San Francisco CA 2/1/17
Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences Tufts University Boston MA 2/15/17
Summer Research Program in Biological Sciences Marquette University, NSF Milwaukee WI 1/31/17
Summer Research Programs in the Biosciences University of Iowa Iowa City IA Varies by program.
Summer Research Programs Outside UCLA Various colleges, universities and organizations Various   1/31/17
Summer Research Training Program for Undergraduates Graduate Division -University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA 2/1/17
Summer Scholars Program University of Rochester, NSF Rochester NY 3/1/17
Summer Student Fellowship Program The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Woods Hole MA 2/15/17
Space Astronomy Summer Program (SASP) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) NASA Baltimore MD 1/31/17

Summer Student Research Program (SSRP)

Maine Medical Center Research Institute Scarborough ME 2/1/17
Summer Systematics Institute California Academy of Science San Francisco CA 2/3/17
Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP) University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 2/1/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Mayo Clinic Rochester MN 2/1/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) California Institute of Technology Pasadena CA 2/22/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program Boston University Boston MA 2/18/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Oceanography University of Rhode Island Narragansett RI 2/21/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program Rockefeller University New York NY 2/1/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas TX 2/9/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program National Institute of Standards and Technology Physics Laboratory Gaithersburg MD 2/15/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF) Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego La Jolia CA 2/9/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Institution for the Study of Kidney Disease (SURISKD) The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Dallas TX 2/9/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP) Penn State College of Medicine Hershey PA 2/8/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Program in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Chapel Hill NC 2/28/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Program Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle WA 1/13/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Program Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland OH 1/31/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Program Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York NY 2/1/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program, NSF Pittsburgh PA 3/1/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Neuroscience for New Jersey Students University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers)
Piscataway NJ 2/17/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Biomedical Sciences Sackler Institute, NYU School of Medicine New York NY 1/30/17
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs University of Minnesota Minneapolis MN Varies by program.
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO Varies depending on program.
Summer Veterinary Student Research Program / Merial Veterinary Scholars Program Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA 2/1/17
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NY 2/1/17
The Broad Summer Research Program (BSRP) Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Cambridge and Boston MA 1/31/17
The Summer Student Training And Research (STAR) Program The Medical College of Georgia Augusta GA 2/3/17
The Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program Weill Medical College New York NY 2/1/17
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine R.O.S.E. Program The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cincinnati OH 1/23/17
The Weill Graduate School ACCESS Summer Research Program Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University New York NY 2/1/17
TIGR Summer Fellowship Program The Institute for Genomic Research Rockville MD Check website.
Tropical Herpetology/ Rain forest Ecology/Primate Behavior and Ecology/Drawing Studio in the Rain forest and more... La Suerte Biological Field Station Miami FL Request info about desired courses.
Undergraduate Fellowships for Minorities The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Woods Hole MA 2/15/17
Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship (UGREF) The American Physiological Society Bethesda MD 2/1/17
Undergraduate Research Fellowship Tulane National Primate Research Center Covington LA 2/1/17
Undergraduate Research Fellowship American Society for Plant Biologists Rockville MD Check website.
Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) American Society for Microbiology Washington DC 2/1/17
Undergraduate Research Program New York University Center for Neural Science New York NY 2/15/17
Undergraduate Scholarship Program National Institutes of Health Bethesda MD 3/14/17
Undergraduate Student Programs Eppley Institute Omaha NE 2/1/17
Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship (UGSRF) The American Physiological Society Bethesda MD 2/1/17
Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships Purdue University West Lafayette IN 3/9/17
Undergraduate Summer Research Internship (SRI) Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA 2/28/17
Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Programs in Biological and Biomedical Sciences University of Connecticut Health Center Farmington CT 3/1/17
Undergraduate Summer Research Program Miami University Oxford OH 1/27/17
Undergraduate Summer Research Program Loyola University Medical Center Maywood IL 2/1/17
Undergraduate Summer Research Program SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn NY 2/1/17
University of Iowa Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Program (SUMR program) University of Iowa College of Medicine Iowa City IA 1/17/17
Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA) Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville TN 2/1/17
Summer Program - BRUSH -Biomedical Research for University Students in Health Sciences Michigan State University- College of Veterinary Medicine East Lansing MI 2/1/17
Wolf Park Internship Wolf Park Battle Ground IN Applications accepted year round.
Yale Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program Yale University New Haven CT 2/1/17