Physical Sciences

Please check individual program websites for exact due dates.


National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Disciplines: Climatology, Meteorology, Atmospheric Science
  • Deadline: February


National Science Foundation REU Directory

  • Disciplines: Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities
  • Deadline: Various


Naval Research Intern Program

  • Disciplines: Sciences and Engineering
  • Deadline: January


American Indian Science and Engineering Society Internships

  • Disciplines: Varies, check website
  • Deadline: February


Oregon State Marine Science Internships

  • Disciplines: Oceanography, Marine Biology, Estuarine Ecology, Biogeochemistry, and others
  • Deadline: February


Pennsylvania State University Center for Environmental Kinetics Analysis

  • Disciplines: Science and Engineering, check website
  • Deadline: Check Website


Rutgers Research in Science and Engineering (RISE)

  • Disciplines: Science and Engineering, check website
  • Deadline: Check website


Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

  • Disciplines: Various, check website
  • Deadline: Check website


University of California, San Diego AMGEN Scholars

  • Disciplines: Biological Sciences or Bioengineering
  • Deadline: February


University of Massachussets, Amherst: Nanoscale Science and Engineering Summer Research

  • Disciplines: Nanotechnology Engineering
  • Deadline: February


University of Michigan Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

  • Disciplines: Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Deadline: April


University of Nebraska-Lincoln Summer Research Program

  • Disciplines: Chemistry, Nanomaterials, Nanoscience, Applied Mathematics, Virology, and more
  • Deadline: February


University of New Hampshire Summer Intern Program

  • Disciplines: Earth Sciences
  • Deadline: Check Website


University of New Mexico Post-Baccalaureate Research and Education Program (PREP)

  • Disciplines: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Psychology, and related fields
  • Deadline: Check website


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

  • Disciplines: Biological Chemistry, Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Immunology
  • Deadline: February

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Summer Research

The key component of the McNair Program is the Summer Research Internship.

Learn About Research Internships

The undergraduate research experience is considered an effective educational tool for enhancing many aspects of the student experience.