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Summer Research Resources

There are many research opportunities available across the country in every conceivable field. Many are competitive, paid, and full-time. Deadlines vary but are most commonly in late Fall or early Spring. Visit OUR Research Opportunities page to get started. Also check out VT's Handshake site.

If you know what you are interested in or a specific company/agency you would like to work with, simply post those terms in your browser to see what's out there. Most federal and state agencies offer summer research programs and/or internships. Here are links to a few popular programs….

Pathways to Science Undergraduate Research Database

PathwaysToScience.org has a searchable database of 650+ summer research programs in all STEM disciplines. These are all FULLY FUNDED opportunities including programs sponsored by NSF, NASA, NIH, etc. They also have a selection of resources to help you strengthen your applications here.

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

National Geographic Internships

Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program

Department of Defense DoDSTEM Internships

US Department of Energy Scholars program

US Food and Drug Administration Fellowships and Programs

And here is an amazing list of links compiled by the University of Washington

Need help?

Contact a Undergraduate Research Ambassador