Research Opportunities

USF hosts several REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) each summer. Contact your department for additional information.

Click on the links below to learn more about research experiences beyond USF.


Pathways to Science 
Education and career training opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

National Science Foundation REU's

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Check out websites for application deadlines and other important opportunities.

American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship Program

American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF)

AMGEN Scholars Program (biotechnology)

ATT Research Labs (computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations research, systems engineering, industrial engineering, or related fields)

Biological Discovery in Woods Hole Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research (Cornell)

Brain Research Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) Pathway to Neuroscience and Physiology (UCLA)

Computational and Informational Systems Laboratory (multiple disciplines)

Department of Homeland Security STEM Summer Internship Program

DOE Scholars Program

Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP) (multiple disciplines)

EuroScholars Program (study abroad)

HACU National Internship Program (all disciplines)

Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program (SCTRP)

Harvard Catalyst Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP)

iSchool Inclusion Institute (UPitt)

Janelia Undergraduate Scholars (Neuroscience)

Maryland Sea Grant Summer REU Program

NASA Education Research Internships

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

NIST Summer Research Fellowship

Princeton Summer Research Opportunities (PSURE)

Ralph Bunch Summer Institute (APSA)

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical, and Engineering Science (Yale)

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) (all NSF funded disciplines)

RISE Program (biology, chemistry, physics, earth science and engineering)

SERC Internship Program in Environmental Studies (multiple disciplines)

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships USDOE (SULI) (STEM fields)

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Smithsonian National Zoo Internships

Summer Medical and Dental Research Program

Summer Mentoring & Research Training: Methods in Neuroscience of Drug-Abuse (SMART MIND)

Summer Program in Biostatistics and Computational Biology (Harvard)

Summer Program in Epidemiology (Harvard)

Summer Research – Early Identification Program (all disciplines)

Summer Research Opportunities (SROP) (all disciplines)

Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (SUROP) (Kansas State University)

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (Sackler Institute at NYU)

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (Chicago Botanic Garden)

SURE Program in Solid-State Devices (Clemson)

University of Cincinnati SURF Program

University of Pennsylvania Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP)

University of Washington Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP)

Zannoni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow (SURF) Awards

Research Opportunities for Domestic and International Students

Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BIOMedRAP) (Washington University)

Cold Spring Harbor Lab REU

CNUP REU (University of Pittsburgh)

HSCI Internship Program (Harvard University)

Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Mayo College of Medicine and Science)

MIT Summer Research Program

Mount Sinai Summer REU (Icahn School of Medicine)

REU Opportunity at the Sackler Institute (New York University)

SMART Program (Baylor College of Medicine)

Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) (Medical College of Wisconsin)