Physical and Engineering Sciences

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Space Scholars Program
The Space Scholars Program invites undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students in the areas of science and engineering to participate in a unique summer research internship.

Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN) - Various Locations
By facilitating research experiences for undergraduates amongst groups with diverse research capabilities and interests, the program provides learning experiences that encourage students to continue with graduate work in photonics.

Center for Nanoscale Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - University of California, Irvine
Provides a 10-week summer research opportunity for undergraduates to become fully immersed in a wide range of cutting-edge specialized and interdisciplinary research projects.

CRA-W/CDC Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Various Locations
The Programs goal is to increase the number of women and students from underrepresented groups entering graduate studies in the fields of computer science and engineering. This program matches undergraduates  from groups underrepresented in computing with a faculty mentor for a summer research experience.

IBM Almaden Research Center - San Jose, CA
Involves research in the general area of chemistry and engineering of information technology related materials in partnership with San Jose State University.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Program participants will contribute to projects and gain experience that complements their courses of study.

NASA Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars
The LARSS Program provides paid internship opportunities year round for eligible students during spring, summer, or fall sessions. Participants gain exciting hands-on research experience while working side-by-side with NASA’s finest scientists and engineers who serve as mentors at NASA Langley Research Center.

The NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program - Multiple Locations in the U.S.
Offers undergraduates across the United States mentored internship experiences at NASA Centers and research support facilities. Internships offer NASA research and development opportunities to undergraduate students.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Boulder, Colorado or Gaithersburg, Maryland
A summer program designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM through a unique research experience that supports the NIST mission

Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP)
The Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (NREIP), provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) - Office of Naval Research (ONR)
The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) - Boulder, CO
Spend ten weeks conducting original research at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) or at laboratories of other SOARS sponsors.

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) Space Astronomy Summer Program - Space Telescope Science Institute (Baltimore, MD)
The Space Astronomy Summer Program runs ten weeks, and is designed for upper division undergraduates with a strong interest in space astronomy. Students work individually with STScI researchers and staff on research projects.

Stanford Student Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program (SULI) - Stanford University
An eight week paid internship at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park, California. SLAC’s summer internship program offers exciting opportunities for undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering to conduct research.

Stanford Nanofabrication Facility Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program - Stanford University
An opportunity to spend ten weeks doing research at a state-of-the-art nanotechnology fabrication facility under the direction of faculty research mentors.

Summer Research in Geosciences and Engineering (SURGE) - Stanford University
SURGE is a fully funded 8-week, comprehensive research, training and mentoring summer residential program for rising junior and senior undergraduates. Research areas include the Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) Program - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
The SURF program provides students across all engineering, science and technology disciplines with an intensive research experience, allowing them to work closely with graduate students and professors in their respective schools.

The Seyfert Prize Fellowship for Undergraduate Research - Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)
The Fellowship supports one student each summer to go to Cleveland and work on cutting-edge astronomical research with a CWRU faculty member.

UCLA NSF Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Summer Research Scholars
Sponsors underrepresented undergraduates and master's students to participate in hands-on research with leading UCLA faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Undergraduate Summer Internship in Transportation (USIT) - University of Texas, Austin
The program will offer up to ten selected undergraduate students the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in conducting transportation studies and to actively participate in transportation research with graduate students under the supervision of the Transportation faculty.

University of Colorado SMART Program - Boulder, CO
The program is intended for undergraduate students who are interested in preparing for graduate degrees in science, math and engineering. SMART offers students the opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of a faculty mentor, and participate in workshops designed to strengthen scientific writing and oral presentation skills.