Albert Einstein Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Opportunity Description:

Each summer the Einstein Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) brings together 50 college students each summer for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to conduct original research in a laboratory at one of the world's top-ranking scientific institutions. The program is designed for undergraduates with a strong background in science who are considering a research career.


Minimum Qualifications and/or Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Outstanding undergraduate students considering the SURP program must meet the following criteria:
    • A strong background in the sciences (biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, bioengineering or chemical engineering, etc.).
    • Completion of junior year in college. In rare instances, sophomores with strong science and/or research backgrounds may be considered. Freshmen and seniors will not be considered.
    • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.

Application Process: 

All applicants to the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) must complete an online application. The application is linked on their website.

  • Completed online application
  • Scanned copies of your academic transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Applications are usually due February 1.

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