Other Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates in Colorado

Several NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs allow students to actively participate in research in a specific field. Students engage in faculty-supervised research and receive a stipend, travel, and living expenses. Colorado universities currently has REU programs in the following areas:

Biorefining and Biofuels REU
C2B2 website

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sustainability REU

Materials Research in Liquid Crystals
Soft Materials Research Center REU

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP)
Department of Physics
Solar and Space Physics REU Program

Department of Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder
Physics REU

Rocky Mountain Science and Sustainability Network Summer Academy
RMSSN website

Summer Research - Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)
The Leadership Alliance: SR-EIP

Summer Research Internship Program in the Geosciences
Research Experiences in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)


Other Summer Research Opportunities Outside Colorado


Amgen Scholar Program


Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP)

UCSD Amgen Scholar Program

UCSD Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences (STARS)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security HS-STEM Summer Internship Program

Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates

University of California: Summer Research Opportunities Bulletin

Boston University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs)

Carnegie Mellon University - SURP, NSF REU Program

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Summer Research

Internship Opportunities for Minority & Underrepresented Students