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Featured Research Opportunities

MD Anderson Cancer Center ITERT Undergraduate Summer Research Training
The Department of Translational Molecular Pathology (TMP) offers a summer research experience through its Interdisciplinary Education and Research Training (ITERT) program to outstanding students interested in exploring careers in translational oncology research.
Program Dates: June 6 - August 11, 2023
Application Deadline: January 20, 2023
Houston Methodist Summer Undergraduate Research Internships
The Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) at Houston Methodist provides undergraduate students with numerous opportunities for professional development and career experience in translational research. Students have access to Houston Methodist's renowned faculty mentors who help guide them though proper lab techniques, as well as assigning each intern with their own study or focus area in an active research project.
Program Dates: May 30 - August 4, 2023
Application Deadline: January 27, 2023
Salk Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The Salk Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship is a paid 10-week mentored research internship that provides access to world-class research facilities, hands-on training to learn and build research skills, access to a network of mentors, and foundational experiences for students interested in, or actively considering, pursuing a career in STEM. Students attending Minority Serving Institutions and students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: January 1, 2023
Amgen Scholars Program
The Amgen Scholars Program at UT Southwestern is designed to provide an intensive research experience to outstanding undergraduates who have the goal of pursuing a research intensive career (Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) in the field of biomedical science.
Program Dates: June 5 - August 11, 2023
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
NIDDK Diversity Summer Research Training Program for Undergraduate Students
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) through the Office of Minority Health Research Coordination (OMHRC) is accepting applications for the Diversity summer Research Training Program (DSRTP). The program provides an independent summer research experience at NIH laboratories to undergraduate students from groups underrepresented in biomedical science or disadvantaged background who are interested in research careers.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
SURF Program at UT Southwestern's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program at UT Southwestern's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is an intensive summer research training experience designed for college students who are preparing for Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. careers in biomedical research. SURF introduces students to the kinds of projects encountered during postgraduate research training and fosters an understanding of the planning, discipline, and teamwork involved in the pursuit of answers to current questions in the biological sciences.
Program Dates: June 5 - August 11, 2023
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
Research Experience for Undergraduates in Animal Behavior
The Research Experience for Undergraduates in Animal Behavior at Indiana University offers undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in animal behavior research involving neuroscience, cognitive science, and molecular approaches as well as traditional fieldwork and behavioral analysis.
Program Dates: May 22 - July 28, 2023
Application Deadline: February 15, 2023
University of Wisconsin-Madison's Biological Interactions Summer Research Program
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Biological Interactions Summer Research Program provides an immersive, 10-week faculty-led research experience to prepare undergraduate students for their graduate education and research career. Students will engage in research to explore how genes and the environment influence phenotype.
Program Dates: May 30 - August 5, 2023
Application Deadline: February 15, 2023
University of Missouri Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Coordinated by the MU Office of Undergraduate Research, the Summer Undergraduate Research Program hosts 50+ students from institutions across the nation. Under the guidance of an MU faculty mentor, students work on their own projects in collaboration with graduate students, lab technicians, and post-doctoral researchers and will showcase their results at a poster forum.
Program Dates: May 31 - July 28, 2023
Application Deadline: February 19, 2023
Hopkins Undergraduate Summer Training and Research Program
The USTAR program is a mentor-guided research training experience for undergraduate students to engage in aging research, including Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias.
Program Dates: June 4-July 30, 2023
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023