Off-Campus Research

The links on this page connect you to a variety of research opportunities. Just click on one of the headings below to access the research programs.


Local Research Opportunities

Baylor Summer Medical and Research Training Program (SMART)
Gulf Coast Consortia Computational Cancer Biology Training Program 
MD Anderson Summer Science Programs
NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP)
Rice Institute of Biosciences and Engineering (IBB)
UT Houston Medical School Summer Research Program
UTMB Galveston Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
Science Related Research - Non-collegiate Programs
American Society of Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (ASM-URF)
Baylor University Physics REU – Waco, TX
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Intern Program
International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience 
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Summer Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program
MD Anderson Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Summer Nanotechnology Study Program Japan
NASA Research Opportunities
NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
National Institute of Standards and Technology
NSF REU Programs
Smart Structures REU Korea
Mass Spectrometry REU Netherlands
Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP)
Michigan - Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
Sigma Xi Research Conference
US Dept. of Energy - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Minority Fellowship Program
University of Washington - Environmental Health Undergraduate Research Program
Science Related Research - Collegiate Programs
Texas A&M Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Grant

Boston University's UROP Program

Carnegie Mellon & University of Pittsburgh REU

University of Chicago Dept. of Physics Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Clarkson University - NSF-REU program for Sustainable Development in China

University of Colorado SMART Program

MIT Material Science Summer Internship
University of Nebraska - Lincoln Summer Research Program
University of Penn Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies
University of Penn Program for Undergraduate Research at the Nano-Bio Interface
Stanford Summer Research Program
Texas University Summer Program for the Dental and Medical School at Houston
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School SURF Program
UT Environmental Science Research Programs
ThinkSwiss- International Undergraduate Research Opportunity for Sciences

Washington University in St. Louis – Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program

Western Kentucky University -- National Science Foundation Research Experience

University of Wisconsin Biological Sciences Summer Research Program
University of Cincinnati Summer Undergraduate Research Program
General Research - Non-collegiate Programs
Committee on Institutional Cooperation: Big10 and Midwestern Universities
The Leadership Alliance
Louisiana State University accepting apps for REU Programs in Computational Sciences
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

University of Virginia Psychology and Applied Science Undergraduate Research Program

General Research Opportunities - Collegiate Programs
University of California, Berkeley - SROP
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: The Summer Pre-Graduate Research Experience (SPGRE) Program
Kansas State University SURF Program - all disciplines
University of Minnesota Life Science Summer Research Program
Websites for Students Interested in Undergraduate Research
IBP Pathways to Science Database (interdisciplinary)
Reinvention Center 
Co-op/internship opportunities for university related research positions
Registry of Undergraduate Researchers