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External Opportunities

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (an NSF Program)

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.
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Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) hosts a registry for undergraduate researchers who wish to post their curricula vitae and thereby facilitate matches between themselves and graduate schools seeking highly qualified students with undergraduate research experience. This service is available to students and graduate schools in the fields of:

Chemistry
Biochemistry
Biology
Physics/Astronomy
Mathematics/Computer
Science Economics
Geosciences
Engineering
Psychology
Sociology
Humanities
Anthropology/Archaeology

Undergraduates currently in their junior or senior year may register at www.cur.org/ugreg/. There is no charge to the student for this registration opportunity. Also CUR has a CUR Facebook site they keep updated with summer research opportunities.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Oak Ridge Associated Universities: Academic Fellowships and Scholarships, Research Experiences, Sabbaticals, and Internships.

Penn State College of Medicine
Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Programs. These programs bring undergraduates to the Penn State campus for a “summer-immersion” in biological research and an orientation to a career in biological sciences. Application deadline February 10, 2014.

UC Berkeley
2014 Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology. This national program provides participants with the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty member, communicate their science in poster and oral presentations, receive a stipend, housing, meal plan, and transportation to and from the UC Berkeley campus. Program dates are June 2 – August 8, 2014 and the application deadline is Monday, February 3, 2014. Berkeley welcomes applications from your students and appreciates if you would forward this information to your colleagues.

University of Pittsburgh MIDAS Summer Undergraduate Research Program 
The 2014 MIDAS Summer Undergraduate Research Program will be held May 19 – July 25, 2014, at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA.  See www.midas.pitt.edu/srp

The University of Pittsburgh Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) National Center of Excellence is pleased to announce a summer research opportunity for undergraduate students in the field of computational modeling and simulation of infectious diseases. Through this ten-week Summer Research Program, participants will gain an appreciation of major research questions being raised at the intersection of public health, biological science, and computer technology and become acclimated to the rigors of scientific research and graduate education. Women and underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information about the University of Pittsburgh MIDAS National Center of Excellence, go to www.midas.pitt.edu.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2014

Texas Tech University Department of Computer Science
REU Program in Declarative Programming and Its Applications

This REU site is sponsored by National Science Foundation and hosted by Department of Computer Science at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. It offers a 10-week summer research program from May 26 to August in 2014 for 10 undergraduate students.

For more information see http://www.depts.ttu.edu/cs/research/reu-dp/
Application Deadline: March 21, 2014