Research Experiences for Undergraduates

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There are several research experience opportunities for undergraduates – both on-campus and off-campus. A list of some potential research opportunities are provided below. Please check back often as this page is updated frequently. Many programs have application deadlines from January through March.

The University of Iowa
http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/Biosciences/Summer

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution.

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.cfm?unitid=5047

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

https://www.aamc.org/members/great/61052/great_summerlinks.html

Pathways to Science

Pathways to Science supports pathways to the STEM fields: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. We place particular emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring, and resources.

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/Summerresearch.asp


External Research Experiences for Undergraduates

  • REU: Interdisciplinary Evolutionary Sciences

    The focus of this REU is training in evolutionary science, with students working on research projects across several disciplines.

    Click here for more information