Research Opportunities for Summer 2009

Department of Astronomy
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, Ca 92182-1221
Attn: Summer REU Program
e-mail: erics@mintaka.sdsu.edu (Eric Sandquist)

A 10-week summer program for undergraduate research in astronomy (pending NSF funding). To be eligible, students must be undergraduates who are at least one year away from graduation, and currently enrolled at a California State University campus (other than CSULA), a San Diego or Imperial County community college, or the University of Kansas. Stipend $4500 + housing allowance + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2009


REU Program Coordinator
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365-5296
(541) 867-0380
e-mail: HMSCacademic@oregonstate.edu

Marine Science Internship with Oregon State University at its center on the Oregon coast. For U.S. citizens who will have completed two years of coursework. Weekly stipend + housing + transportation.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2009


Martin Ligare
REU Program
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 577-1207   fax: (570) 577-3153
email: physreu@bucknell.edu

REU program in physics and astronomy at a small liberal arts college for undergrads who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Stipend $4000 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2009


Sharon Burke, Project Coordinator, ACES
Case Western Reserve University
11427 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7171
(216) 368-8860
Email: shelley.white@case.edu

Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR MINORITIES. Internships in a wide variety of academic subjects. Stipend + meals, housing, and travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


REU Program Administrator
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 884-5535 (Prof. Daniel Stump)
Fax: (517) 353 -4500
e-mail: reu@nscl.msu.edu

REU Program in Physics with individual projects for 20 "undergraduates, preferably sophomores or juniors, who have completed an introductory physics course and have completed or are taking an advanced physics course" in accelerator, acoustics, astronomy, condensed matter, high energy, medical, nuclear, theoretical, astrophysics, atomic, chemical, computational, low temperature physics. $4600 stipend + room and partial board and partial travel. Application forms are on the web.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 14, 2009


REU Program
Toni Pitts, REU Coordinator
Dept. of Physics,
290Z Loomis Lab of Physics, MC 704
1110 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801-3080
(217) 244-2948    Fax: (217) 333-9819
e-mail: tpitts@uiuc.edu (Nicole Drummer)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at the University of Illinois, featuring ten weeks of research in particle physics, nanotechnology, musical instruments, physics education, biophysics, or physics of baseball. $3000 stipend + up to $300 travel + housing. For students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who will not have graduated by summer.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 9, 2009


Nevis Summer Research Program for Undergraduates
e-mail: see this page

An opportunity for undergraduates with enthusiasm for experimental research to experience research as part of an on-going experimental high-energy or nuclear physics program. Nevis labs is part of Columbia University but is located some 20 miles from Manhattan. For U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Stipend $4425 + housing. Applications must be submitted via e-mail.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2009


REU Program Coordinator
Triangle Universities Nuclear Lab
Box 90308
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0308
(919) 660-2600
email: reu@tunl.duke.edu

Program in low-energy, experimental nuclear physics research for undergrads who have completed sophomore level physics course. Stipend$3900 + room + partial board + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2009


2009 Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Campus Box 4002
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4002
(702) 895-4608 Fax: (702) 895-0804
e-mail: reu@physics.unlv.edu

Participate in research in experimental atomic, molecular, and laser physics, experimental condensed matter physics, high pressure science, or astrophysics. Must have completed soph or jr year, not graduate this year, be US citizen or permanent resident majoring in physical sciences (physics preferred). "A nationally competitive stipend, meals and lodging will be offered." + travel. No application form. To apply see web page.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 3, 2009


Society of Physics Students
2009 Summer Intern Program

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
(301) 209-3047
e-mail: krand@aip.org

Five types of internships, some in science policy and outreach, others in research, in the Washington, DC area. Stipend $3700 + travel + housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Stowers Scholars Program
Vice President for Administration
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
1000 E. 50th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64110 e-mail: Studenttrainingprograms@stowers.org

An eight-week summer experience in a stimulating scientific environment with state-of-the-art laboratories equipped with the most advanced technology. Students should have completed 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework with at least a 3.5 GPA and be enrolled in a degree-granting program in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, chemistry, physics, computing, engineering, mathematics, or a related field. Stipend $3000 + housing allowance.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2009


Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94551-0808

Several programs available in chemistry, materials science, earth and life sciences, computer scinece, engineering, and physics. "Participants are paid a competitive salary and travel expenses will be reimbursed...".
Previous SSU Participant: Lorie Siebler, 2001.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2009



American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
(212) 769-5378
e-mail (Astrophysics): cliu@amnh.org (Dr. Charles Liu)
e-mail (Earth and Planetary Sciences): jdw@amnh.org (Dr. James Webster)

REU programs at the AMNH in the Departments of Astrophysics and Earth and Planetary Sciences. Stipend $4000 + housing + subsistence allowance + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Dr. Michael Kaufman, NSF-REU Project Director
Department of Physics
San José State University
San Jose, CA 95192-0106
e-mail: mkaufman@email.sjsu.edu

REU program for U.S. citizens or permanent residents majoring in physics or related field. Work on one of eleven projects in physics and astronomy with SJSU faculty.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2009


REU Program
Jane Peterson
Department of Physics
116 Cardwell Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-2601
(785) 532-1603
e-mail: reu@phys.ksu.edu

KSU REU: Laser-matter Interactions at the Atomic and Nanoscales program for sophomores and juniors who have completed a course in modern physics. Stipend $3825 + room and board + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 18, 2009, or until filled


Partnership in International Research and Education
PIRE- Europe Program Administrator
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-1061.
e-mai: pire-europe.chem@ttu.edu

For U.S. citizens who have had at least two years of undergraduate study, majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, computer science, chemical engineering, materials science, or related discipline, with an interest in chemistry and/or scientific computing; must have completed one semester of physical chemistry or related course(s); particular attention will be paid to applicants considering graduate studies, with a theoretical/computational research interest in chemistry or other science and engineering disciplines.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2009


Summer Internships in Science and Technology
Fermilab/SIST
MS117
P.O. Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 840-8365
e-mail: sist@fnal.gov

The SIST program provides the opportunity to work with scientists and engineers at the nation's pre-eminent high energy physics laboratory. For undergraduates currently enrolled in four-year colleges and universities in the United States, and majoring in physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or computer science. Stipend (depends on number of academic units completed), housing, and shared use of a car provided.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2009


Fermilab IPM
P.O. Box 500, MS 226
Batavia, IL 60510-5011
(630) 840-2576
e-mail: internship@fnal.gov

Summer intern program for physics majors who are NOT U.S. citizens. Stipend (depends on number of academic units completed), housing, and shared use of a car provided.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


James Morgan
Science Education Program
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
PO Box 451
Princeton, NJ 08543
e-mail: jmorgan@pppl.gov

National Undergraduate Fellowship Program in Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy Sciences provides 25 outstanding undergraduates with an opportunity to conduct research in the disciplines that comprise the plasma sciences in general and fusion research in particular. The nine week project is preceded by a one week introductory course at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in the basic elements of plasma physics, after which the students travel to the sites of their research projects. For U.S. citizens only, currently in junior year, majoring in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or physics. Stipend $4800 + travel; also room + some meals during one-week course at Princeton.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 6, 2009


The NASA Academy at Goddard Space Flight Center
David Rosage
Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD
(301) 286-0904
e-mail: David.Rosage@gsfc.nasa.gov (David Rosage)

Highly competitive program for juniors, seniors, and grad students in sciences, engineering, math, computer science. Up to $5000 summer stipends + travel. Apply Online. Other undergraduate programs also listed.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2009


The NASA Academy at Glenn Research Center
Cleveland, OH

Highly competitive program for juniors, seniors, and grad students in sciences, engineering, math, computer science. Up to $5000 summer stipends + travel. Online application used for other NASA programs as well.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2009


The NASA Academy at Ames Research Center
Dr. Brad Bailey
NASA Ames Research Center
T20G -2
Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000
(650) 604-2104
e-mail: bbailey@mail.arc.nasa.gov

Highly competitive program for juniors, seniors, and grad students in sciences, engineering, math, computer science. Up to $5000 summer stipends + travel Complicated application process: See web site early. Online application used for other NASA programs as well.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 26, 2009


UCLA Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students
UCLA Graduate Division
ATTN: Summer Research Programs
1252 Murphy Hall, Box 951419
Los Angeles, CA 90095 -1419
(310) 825-3521 (Ms. Gloria Dial)
e-mail: gdial@gdnet.ucla.edu (Ms. Gloria Dial)

Program is in all fields, not just sciences, for U.S. citizens or permanent residents entering jr or sr year with gpa at least 2.8. Stipend + room and board + travel. There are several other programs as well, including one for students just finishing community colleges.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Varies by program, mostly FEBRUARY 6, 2009


Center for Neuroscience
West Virginia University
PO Box 9304 Health Sciences Center
One Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506-9304
304-293-6289
e-mail: smalecky@hsc.wvu.edu (Stacey Malecky, Administrator)

Summer Undergraduate Research Interships for sophomores, juniors and seniors “with a strong background in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, or psychology.” Stipend $3000 + $1000 housing allowance.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009


Dr. Michael R. Combi
Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
Space Physics Research Laboratory
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
University of Michigan
2455 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143 e-mail: mcombi@umich.edu

Program provides research in areas of geophysics, space science, and planetary science. Stipend $1900/month for up to 3 months.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


Dr. Winston Schoenfeld
Director, Summer Undergraduate Program
School of Optics/CREOL
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 162700
Orlando, FL 32816-2700
(407) 823-6800   Fax (407) 823-6880
e-mail: winston@creol.ucf.edu)

Projects covering a range of topics in both science and engineering, including solid state laser materials growth & spectroscopy, high energy/short pulse laser development, laser produced plasmas, optical signal processing, and optical switching circuits. Open to all students pursuing majors in science and engineering, but two semesters of physics and calculus are required. (Juniors and seniors majoring in physics or electrical engineering will be most suited to the program.) A minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 is recommended, but not an absolute requirement . Stipend $5000 + housing + some travel. There is an international program also with a deadline of March 1.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 20, 2009


REU Program in Solar and Space Physics
Dr. Emily CoBabe-Ammann
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309
303-735-5814
ecobabe@lasp.colorado.edu

For highly motivated students interested in solar and space physics. Work on projects spanning the field of solar and space physics, from instrument hardware to data analysis to modeling of the Sun-Earth system. Stipend $3200 + housing + food allowance + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2009


Physics REU Program, Attn: Leigh Dodd
University of Colorado
Department of Physics
390 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0390
(303) 492-6953
e-mail: reuphys@colorado.edu

REU program with projects in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Biophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Elementary Particle Physics, Geophysics, Physics Education Research, and Plasma Physics. Stipend $3570 + housing and/or sustenance allowance + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 12, 2009


Ms. Shari L. Herman
Summer Research Program in Physics
Department of Physics, Rm. 225NSH
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
(574) 631-2813   Fax: (574) 631-5952
e-mail: sherman@nd.edu

Opportunity to work on research projects in many fields of physics and astronomy for physics majors who have completed junior year. 10 weeks for $3800 plus housing, travel.
Previous SSU participants: Monika Ivancic, 1992; Brooke Haag, 2000.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 20, 2009


REU Program in Physics & Astronomy
N3070 Melville Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3357
(631) 632-7114
email: reu@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

REU program with projects in Astronomy, High Energy Particle Physics, Instructional Apparatus Development, Laser and Optics, Nuclear Physics, Solid State Physics, and Theoretical Physics. Stipend $3300 + lodging + food allowance + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Not fixed, but positions will be filled starting March 1, 2009


Jessica Park, Programs Administrator
Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences
202 Old Museum Building
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-7625   Fax: (479) 575-7778
email: csaps@uark.edu

REU program for undergraduate science and engineering majors at the University of Arkansas and Oklahoma State University offering research in geological processes on planetary surfaces, astronomical processes, instruments and engineering for possible use on Mars, and biological investigations of life on Mars. Stipend $5500 + housing + $500 travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2009


DoD ASSURE REU Program in Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
Dartmouth College
6128 Burke Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 646-2710   Fax: 603-646-3946
e-mail: nanomaterials@dartmouth.edu

For chemistry, physics, engineering, and materials majors who are currently sophomores or juniors and U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students participate in experimental/theoretical projects that investigate materials properties and they participate in projects directed towards the development of new theoretical and experimental tools. Stipend $4800 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2009


Dr. Kathy Eastwood
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Northern Arizona University
Box 6010
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6010
e-mail: reu@physics.nau.edu
(928) 523-7159   fax: (928) 523-1371

REU program in astronomy: conducting research with astronomers from Northern Arizona U. and other institutions and attending seminars. Ten week program, $4500 + housing + $400 for travel. 3 units credit. Must be citizen or permanent resident, must not graduate by June.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


NSF/REU Program in Physics
Wendy Tschampl
School of Physics & Astronomy
116 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 624-9361
e-mail: reu@physics.umn.edu

Research in Condensed Matter Physics, Elementary Particle Physics, Biophysics, Cosmic Ray Physics, Space Physics , Astrophysics, and Cosmology at the University of Minnesota. Stipend + housing + meals + travel.
Previous SSU participant: Ashley Wiren, 2002.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2009


REU Program
University of California, Los Angeles
Physics & Astronomy Department
1-707A PAB
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547
e-mail: reu@physics.ucla.edu

The participants will gain direct experience by working in ongoing experimental or theoretical research programs in plasma and beam physics, solid state physics, astrophysics and high-energy physics. All students will attend weekly seminars on current in research in physics, workshops on technical writing and GRE preparation, and computer instruction. Stipend $3750 + housing + travel. For U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are undergraduates majoring in physics or astronomy.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2009


Dr. Barbara A. Jones, Chair
APS/IBM Internship for Women
Dept. GFBA/D01
IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120-6099
e-mail: bajones@almaden.ibm.com

Summer internship at one of three IBM research centers (San Jose, CA; Yorktown Heights, NY; Austin, TX) for women majoring in chemistry, physics, materials science or engineering, computer science or engineering, or chemical, electrical, or mechanical engineering, who have soph or jr. standing by summer. Salary + $2500 grant. Minimum gpa 3.0.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


Prof. Douglas Ernie
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Minnesota
4-174 EE/CSci Bldg, 200 Union St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 625-9802
e-mail: ernie@umn.edu

Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences in Electrical and Computer Engineering for students who will have completed their sophomore or junior year by June, and who expect to obtain their bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, or related fields. Applicants are expected to have a GPA of 3.3 or higher and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Stipend $450/wk + meals + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2009


REU program in Astrophysics, Attention: Edwin Mierkiewicz
Dept of Physics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1150 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706.
e-mail: reu@wisp.physics.wisc.edu
(608) 262-1152

Participants will work in Madison with researchers in the Astronomy Department and the Astrophysics group of the Physics Department. Stipend $350/week + $500 travel + housing + $50/week for food.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Director, REU Program
MIT Haystack Observatory
Off Route 40
Westford, MA 01886-1299
(781) 981-5407 Fax: (781) 981-0590
e-mail: reuapp@haystack.mit.edu

Opportunity for undergraduate science and engineering students to apply for summer research positions in astronomy, atmospheric sciences and engineering at MIT's radio observatory. U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. Stipend $400/wk + housing + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009


Dr. Stephen A. Gramsch
Summer Intern Program Coordinator
Geophysical Laboratory
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5251 Broad Branch Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20015-1305
(202) 478-8900
e-mail: summer-internships@gl.ciw.edu

Summer intern program.“Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in geoscience, physics, chemistry, materials science, biology, astronomy or a related field, who are considering scientific research as a potential career, are encouraged to apply.” Stipend $4200 + housing + some travel for ten weeks.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2009



REU2009
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
e-mail reu@canisius.edu

Geometry and Physics on Graphs program. To be eligible, you must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident who is a full-time undergraduate student majoring in mathematics, physics, computer science, or related fields. Stipend $3600 + meal allowance + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 19, 2009


Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics
Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) 2009 Program
460 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7121
e-mail: rips2009@ipam.ucla.edu
(310) 825-4755, Fax: (310) 825-4756

RIPS brings together highly qualified undergraduates in mathematics or related majors with sponsoring industry, government, and nonprofit organizations to collaborate on projects. This program is also open to Dec 2008 and May 2009 graduates. There is also a program in Beijing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


Dr. David Soderblom, SSP Coordinator
Space Telescope Science Institute Summer Student Program
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
fax: (410) 338-5090
email: summerintern@stsci.edu

Research in astronomy and astrophysics for undergrads majoring in physics, chemistry, computer science, math, engineering. Anyone from any country may apply. Ten-week program. $500/wk + travel.
Previous SSU participant: Tiffany Borders, 2002.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 20, 2009


Charita Cadenhead
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Physics
1300 University Blvd., CH 310
Birmingham, AL 35294-1170.
(205) 975-8076   Fax: (205) 975-8009
e-mail: charita@uab.edu

REU program in physics See list of research projects on web. Stipend $3700 + housing + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2009


Chicago Materials Research Center
The University of Chicago
929 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
773) 702-7180
e-mail: zenaa@uchicago.edu (Zena Anderson)

REU program in experimental and theoretical condensed matter physics and materials chemistry, nanoscience, biophysics, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, complex fluids and polymers, optical spectroscopy of materials, and ultracold atoms. Stipend $4500 + housing + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2009


REU Program
Department of Physics
525 Northwestern Avenue
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036
Email: research-undergrad@physics.purdue.edu

REU program in many areas of physics. Stipend $450/wk + housing + meals + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009 or until all positions filled


Nancy Vazquez
AAPM Summer Undergraduate Fellowship
Program Administrator
AAPM
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
(301) 209-3390
e-mail: nvazquez@aapm.org

“American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program is designed to provide opportunities for undergraduate university students to gain experience in medical physics by performing research in a medical physics laboratory or assisting with clinical service at a clinical facility. For juniors and seniors (not yet graduated as of summer) in physics, engineering or other science.” Stipend $4000.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBA


Dr. Barry Potvin
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Einstein Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
1300 Morris Park Ave - Belfer 201
Bronx, NY 10461
e-mail: surp@aecom.yu.edu Research opportunities in ten fields, including biochemistry and physiology & biophysics. Stipend $3000 + housing + some transportation.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009
Maryland Sea Grant College
4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 300
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20740
(301) 403-4220
e-mail: moser@mdsg.umd.edu

This summer, Maryland Sea Grant will offer 14 undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct marine research in biology, chemistry and physical oceanography on the Chesapeake Bay. As part of a research team, you will work on an individual project in areas including estuarine processes, biogeochemistry, contaminants, fisheries, physical oceanography, the benthic environment, and submerged aquatic vegetation. Stipend $4200 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 12, 2009


Dr. Steve Turley
BYU Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
REU Program
P.O. Box 24679
Provo, UT 84602-4679
(801) 422-3095   fax: (801) 422-0553 e-mail: reu@byu.edu

REU program for students at all levels to do research in optics (using lasers of all kinds including ultrashort pulse and UV lasers), computer modeling, plasmas, solid state and thin film science, acoustics, theory, and astronomy. Stipend $4500 + travel + room and board.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2009


National Weather Center REU
100 East Boyd St., Room 1110
Norman, OK 73019-0628
(405) 366-0468
e-mail: dzaras@ou.edu

Ten-week summer research program at the University of Oklahoma for undergraduates in meteorology, atmospheric science, physics, engineering, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, physical geography, and other disciplines. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Stipend + subsistence + housing + travel allowance.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBA, probably MID-FEBRUARY, 2008


Dr. Jonathan Williams
REU Program University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
2680 Woodlawn Dr.
Honolulu, HI 96822
E-mail: reu@ifa.hawaii.edu

Research with big telescopes in several fields of astronomy for those seriously interested in careers in astronomy. 10-12 week program. $450/wk plus travel + housing.
Previous SSU Participant: Tim Kimball, 1990.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009


Anita Sweigert
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr., Stop 8400
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8400
301-975-4200 Fax: 301-975-3038
e-mail: sweigert@nist.gov

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program providing hands-on research experience in Atomic, Molecular, Optical, Radiation and Chemical Physics at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) near Washington, DC. $4000 for 12-week program + travel + housing. Note complicated application procedure: your university must apply, receive the funds, and then disburse them to you. Allow extra time.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2009


Summer Student Research Programme Attn. Ms. Sandra Mellema
ASTRON & JIVE
P.O. Box 2
7990 AA Dwingeloo
The Netherlands phone: +31 521 595100   FAX: +31 521 597332
e-mail: csonka@astron.nl

The Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE) announce the availability of a limited number of grants for their Summer Research Program. The program enables astronomy students (graduate or advanced undergraduate) to spend the summer (10 to 12 weeks) at the Dwingeloo [Radio] Observatory, conducting astronomical research under the supervision of ASTRON and JIVE staff members. Modest stipend + housing + travel provided.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


Allen Sabio, Analyst, Graduate Preparation and Student Programs
120 Aldrich Hall
Graduate Division
Irvine, CA 92697-3180
(949) 824-0246   Fax: (949) 824-9096
e-mail: allen.sabio@uci.edu

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program at the University of California, Irvine offers undergraduate diversity students with outstanding academic potential an opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors on research projects. The program provides students who plan to pursue a Ph.D. degree and enter academic careers with the tools needed to facilitate the application, admission, and enrollment process for graduate school. The program is open to all academic fields. Stipend + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


Southern California Bioinformatics Summer Institute
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Cal State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-2494   Fax: (323) 343-2499
e-mail: socalbsi@calstatela.edu

“an opportunity for exceptionally talented students to participate in an extensive education program consisting of courses bridging molecular life sciences and computer sciences to achieve a common goal.” Three weeks of classes followed by seven weeks of research training in bioinformatics. Stipend $6000 for undergraduates; $7000 for grad students.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBA


Program Director
SAO Summer Intern Program, MS 70
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Mail Stop 34
60 Garden Street,
Cambridge MA 02138
E-mail: intern@cfa.harvard.edu
(617) 496-7586

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts has a 9 or 10 week summer intern program (depending on the availability of Harvard housing) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution. Undergraduate students interested in a career in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, or related physical sciences are encouraged to apply. Stipend $4500 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009


The University of Chicago REU Opportunities for Minorities and Women
Attn: Ms. Pegg Anderson
James Franck Institute
The University of Chicago
929 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637-1433
e-mail: zenaa@uchicago.edu

"The program offers members of underrepresented minority groups (African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans) and women the opportunity to gain technical experience working in the laboratory or research group of a Physics Department faculty member." $4500 stipend + housing + some travel for ten weeks.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2009


Beatriz Lopez-Flores
SUPERB Program
University of California, Berkeley
222 Bechtel Engineering Center #1702
Berkeley, CA 94720-1702
(510) 643-6443
email: cblf@coe.berkeley.edu

Participate in research projects with engineering faculty and graduate students in departments of Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering. $3750 stipend + housing, meals, and travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2009


Ms. Jackie Diehl
NSO REU/SRA Program
National Solar Observatory
Sunspot, NM 88349
(505) 434-7003
e-mail: nso-reu-ret@nso.edu

National Solar Observatory Summer Student Programs
Research assistant positions are available at the National Solar Observatory (NSO) at sites in Sunspot, NM and Tucson, AZ. The positions are normally 10 to 12 weeks between May and September.  $625 per week + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 25, 2008


Professor Kenneth G. Libbrecht
LIGO Undergraduate Research Program
Caltech 264-33
Pasadena, CA 91125
E-mail: kgl@caltech.edu    <--communication via e-mail is preferred!
(626) 395-3722   FAX: (626) 395-3814

An opportunity to work on the new Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, either at Caltech or at one of the LIGO sites in Washington and Louisiana. $6000 stipend for ten-week program. For application procedure see website.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 19, 2009


Ms. Eyvon Petty
NIST-847.00
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305 (303) 497-3295
e-mail: pettye@email.nist.gov

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO “provide 10-week appointments for outstanding undergraduates to engage in state-of-the-art research with senior scientists and engineers.” For U.S. citizens or permanent residents majoring in physics, materials science, chemistry, math, computer science, or engineering with gpa of 3.0 or better. Application is joint with student’s own university. Stipend $4000 + living allowance + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBA


Ms. Robyn Wagner, PGGURP Manager
PGGURP
Department of Geology
876 Natural Science Complex
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-3050
(716) 645-3459 x6102
rlwagner@buffalo.edu

Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program for undergraduates (including 2004 graduates) majoring in geology or related sciences to work at any of a number of NASA sites. Stipend $250/week+ travel + housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 23, 2009


Summer Research Opportunities in Advanced Materials Research Laboratories at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute (0201)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-6717 (Angie Flynn)
e-mail: anflynn@vt.edu

Twelve-week program for juniors and seniors, primarily those majoring in chemistry, physics, and biomedical, mechanical, chemical, civil or materials engineering, biology, biochemistry and pre-med programs. Do research in Field-Responsive Materials, Materials and Processes for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Macromolecular Interfaces with Life Sciences Stipend $6300 + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009, possibly later


Prof. Wei Jiang Yeh
Dept. of Physics
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 440903
Moscow, ID 83844-0903
(208) 885-6380   fax (208) 885-4055
e-mail: wyeh@uidaho.edu

REU program in physics for sophomores, jrs., and srs. in physics, chemistry, and engineering to do research in condensed matter physics, nanoscience and nanomaterials research, UV photoluminescence and Raman spectroscopy, atomic physics, biophysics and astrophysics. $4500 stipend + housing + travel for 10 weeks.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


SURF
Student-Faculty Programs Office
Room 137 Beckman Institute
Mail Code 139-74
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-2885   FAX: (626) 449-9649
E-Mail: sfp@caltech.edu

Do research projects in collaboration with Caltech faculty or Jet Propulsion Laboratory technical staff members over a ten-week period, mid-June to late August. Applicants must find their own mentor and arrange a research project as part of the application process. $600/week stipend. Dorm housing available.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2009


Dr. Cynthia Phillips
REU Program, SETI Institute
515 N. Whisman Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
650-810-0230
e-mail: phillips@seti.org

REU program at the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Life) Institute with research on biochemistry and the origin and evolution of life on earth, planetary science and the search for life in the solar system, and astronomy and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. For sophomores and juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Stipend $4000 + housing + food allowance + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBA


Dr. John F. Lindner
Department of Physics
The College of Wooster
Wooster OH 44691-2363 USA
330-263-2120   fax: 330-263-2516
e-mail: JLindner@Wooster.edu

REU program in physics at College of Wooster. Research projects in many fields of physics. Stipend $5300.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


Ms. Melanie-Claire Mallison, NNIN REU Program Assistant
Cornell NanoScale Facility
250 Duffield Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-2000
(607) 254-4858   Fax: 607-255-8601
e-mail: mallison@cnf.cornell.edu

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. More than 100 undergraduates will take part in this ten-week program at 13 sites, where they will receive hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics, optoelectronics, physics, and the life sciences. For engineering and science students, not graduating by August 2005, with broad interests across disciplines focusing on nanotechnology . Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Stipend $3800 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 11, 2009


MRSEC REU Program
Physics Building 082, Room 2120
University of Maryland
College Park - MD 20742-4111
(301) 405-8349 e-mail: spraser@umd.edu (Dr. Alex Prasertchoung)

REU program at the University of Maryland Materials Research Science and Engineering Center. $4500 stipend + housing + travel.
Previous SSU Participant: Justin Flory, 2000.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2009, preferably earlier


Summer Program in Observational Astronomy
REU Astronomy Coordinator
Department of Astronomy
510 Space Sciences Building
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6801
(607) 255-2710 Fax: (607) 255-1767
e-mail: reu@astro.cornell.edu

Undergraduate Research Assistantships in astronomy for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with one to three years of academic training. Work with faculty for eight weeks. Stipend $5600 plus up to $1000 transportation.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 6, 2009


Program for Women in Science and Engineering
Iowa State University
218 Carver Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011-2060
ATTN: Summer Intern Program
(515) 294-0966
e-mail: pwse@iastate.edu

For students attending college who are interested in careers in science and engineering. The internships are open to students after completion of their freshman year of college. For women only. Stipend $3500.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009


Tracy Davenport REU Coordinator
Cornell Center for Materials Research
627 Clark Hall of Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4272; FAX: (607) 255-3957
E-mail: reu@ccmr.cornell.edu

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in materials research for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents majoring in chemistry, physics, or engineering. stipend $3750 + travel, housing subsidy for ten week program.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009?


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Coordinator
c/o R. Kenny, Box 30
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
S. Ferry Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882-1197
(401) 874-6627 Fax (401) 874-6811
e-mail: kcarey@gso.uri.edu

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO) is an eleven week program for science, math, and engineering students who have just completed their junior year. For U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Work in a research group in physical oceanography, geophysical fluid dynamics, etc. Stipend $4500 + housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009, possibly later


REU Summer Program
Institute for Nuclear Theory
University of Washington
Box 351550
Seattle, WA 98195-1550
(206) 685-3360 Fax: (206) 685-3730
e-mail: uwreu@phys.washington.edu

Research opportunities in astrophysics and cosmology, atomic physics, nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, particle physics, and physics education. For US citizens or permanent residents who will have completed junior year by summer. $4000 stipend + travel + housing and most meals in dorm for 10 weeks. Obtain application and much more information from the web.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009?


Prof. J. E. (Jack) Rowe
Box 8202, Physics Department
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8202
e-mail: reu_physics@ncsu.edu

REU program with research opportunities in condensed matter and materials physics, atomic and nuclear physics, optics and astrophysics. Primarily for students between their junior and senior years. Stipend $5000 + room and board, some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Ongoing, ends APRIL 30, 2009


Summer Student Program Director
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
520 Edgemont Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903-2475
(434) 296-0225
e-mail: sstudents@nrao.edu

Ten week research program at one of three radio observatories in West Virginia, Virginia, and New Mexico. For U.S. citizens who will not graduate in summer 2008. (There is also a program for grad students.) Transportation plus $575/week for undergraduates. Also housing for those going to Green Bank, WV.
Previous SSU Participant: Tiffany Borders, 2003.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 26, 2009


MRSEC E&HR Program
University of Minnesota s
489 Amundson Hall
421 Washington Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
e-mail:engen010@umn.edu

REU Program in the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at the Univ. of Minnesota. Stipend + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


SURE-REU Program
Kelly Burton, Graduate Student Services Coordinator
Diversity Affairs Office, College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1149 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1691
(608) 263-4583
e-mail: sure-reu@engr.wisc.edu

Research opportunities in engineering, physics, chemistry, and computer science for students who have completed at least sophomore year and have grade point average of at least 3.0. $4500 + housing + meals + travel for 10 weeks.
APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2008 (Placements begin JANUARY 15, 2009)


REU Program
Molecular Physics Laboratory
SRI International
333 Ravenswood Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 859-3398 (Dr. Kostas Kalogerakis) or (650) 859-4131 (Dr. Gregory Faris)
Fax: 650-859-6196
e-mail: reu@sri.com

REU program in molecular physics, including participation in studies of carbon-60 and other fullerenes, atmospheric ozone, and energy transfer in molecular collisions. Stipend $4500 + travel. Get application from the web.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2009.


Human Resources
Wolfram Research
100 Trade Center Drive
Champaign, IL 61820-7237
Fax: 217-398-0747
e-mail: interns@wolfram.com

Student Intern Program at Wolfram Research (the makers of Mathematica)
"We're looking for students who are familiar with Mathematica, programming, systems administration, marketing, public relations, business development, sales, and many other areas." Apply on web.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Unknown


Summer Research Program
Center for Neural Science
New York University New York, NY
e-mail: surpinfo@cns.nyu.edu

This program is designed to foster entry into a neuroscience research-centered career.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 17, 2009, preferably earlier


IBM SJSU REU
IBM Almaden Research Center
M/S E1, 650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120-6099.
e-mail:reu@us.ibm.com
(408)-927-1605   FAX (408)-927-3310.

This National Science Foundation summer program involves research in the general area of chemistry and engineering of information technology related materials in partnership with San Jose State University. Stipend $4500 for 10 weeeks + free housing in SJSU dormitories + some travel. Preference is given to chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science majors, though outstanding candidates from related majors are invited to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009


KPNO REU Program
NOAO Educational Outreach
P.O. Box 26732
Tucson, AZ 85726-6732
e-mail: kpnoreu@noao.edu

Research assistant positions are available at Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) for undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  These are full time 10 to 12 week positions between May and September.  A salary of $625 per week and funds to cover travel to and from Tucson are provided.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2009


Summer Research Assistantships/Arecibo Observatory
NAIC, Cornell University
504 Space Sciences Building
Ithaca, NY 14853-6801
(607) 255-3735   fax: (607) 255-3735
e-mail: jtm14@cornell.edu (Jill Tarbell)

Ten week program in radio astronomy and atmospheric science at world's largest radio telescope in Puerto Rico; for undergraduate science students (citizens or permanent residents). Stipend plus travel for Jun 1 - Aug. 30 (flexible).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009



REU Program
Indiana University Astronomy Department
Swain Hall West 319
727 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7105
Phone: 812-855-6911 Fax: 812-855-8725
e-mail: astroreu@indiana.edu

Summer research program for current sophomores and juniors who are United States citizens or permanent residents. Stipend $5250 + travel. The program will include a trip to the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tucson, AZ, where students will observe on the WIYN 0.9-m telescope as well as tour Kitt Peak and other Tucson astronomical facilities.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009



REU Selection Committee
Maria Mitchell Observatory
4 Vestal Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
(508) 228-9273
e-Mail: vladimir@mmo.org (Dr. Vladimir Strelnitski)

Do astronomical research at historic island observatory. Stipend $1700/month + housing + some travel. Previous SSU participants: Katherine Rhode, 1989; Holly Jessop, 1990.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


REU Program
Physics Department
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-2510 (Prof. Rena Zieve)
e-mail: zieve@physics.ucdavis.edu

REU program in Physics at UC Davis. Stipend: $400/wk for 10 weeks + travel + housing + meals.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2009 (possibly later)


Jose Sanchez, Assistant Director
Center for Integrating Research and Learning
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Florida State University
1800 E. Paul Dirac Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310
850-645-0033
e-mail: sanchez@magnet.fsu.edu

Summer research internships For undergraduate students (U.S. citizens only) in science and engineering. Positions available for two months at three sites, including Los Alamos National Lab. $3600? stipend + housing, food allowance, and travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2009


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
College and University Programs
Berkeley, CA 94720.
(510) 486-5190
e-mail: LLEgenberger@lbl.gov

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are outstanding undergraduate students majoring in physical and life sciences, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. Contact individual scientists at LBNL. See web for details. Stipend + housing allowance, travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Dr. Ana I. Dittel
University of Delaware
Graduate College of Marine Studies
700 Pilottown Road
Lewes, DE 19958-1298
(302) 645-4259 fax: (302) 645-4007
e-mail: adittel@udel.edu

Ten students between jr. and sr. year in math, science, or engineering will be summer interns working on guided research in the marine sciences. 10-week session, $3300 stipend + room, travel, and one unit of credit. Apply on web.
Previous SSU Participant: Ashley Wiren, 2003.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 23, 2009


Dr. Matt A. Wood
SARA REU Program Director
Dept. Physics & Space Sciences
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL 32901-6975
Phone: 321-674-7207
FAX: 321-674-7482
E-mail: wood@fit.edu

The Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) is a consortium of five universities: The Florida Institute of Technology, East Tennessee State University , Florida International University, The University of Georgia, and Valdosta State University. The program is 8 to 10 weeks in duration, and includes an observing run at the SARA 0.9-m telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory. The program is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. $3600 stipend + lodging + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 6, 2009


Summer Undergraduate Fellowships Coordinator, c/o K. Carey
Box 30 Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
S. Ferry Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882-1197
401-874-6627   Fax: 401-874-6811
E-mail: kcarey@gso.uri.edu

Eleven week program in physical oceanography primarily for science majors who have completed junior year. Stipend $4500 + housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


Research Experience for Undergraduates
Santa Fe Institute
1399 Hyde Park Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
(505) 946-2746
e-mail: education@santafe.edu (Paul Brault)

"Housing and a partial board plan will be provided, at no cost to the student, in single-occupancy rooms with shared bathrooms at St. John‘s College. Modest living stipends will also be provided to interns during their stay, along with some support of round-trip travel expenses from the home institution." This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. Eligible candidates must be enrolled at a degree-granting institution as an undergraduate student. See web for how to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2009



REU Program
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37235

REU Program in astrophysics, biological physics, condensed matter, molecular, optical and nanoscale physics, particle and nuclear physics. Stipend $3600 + travel + housing + meals.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 27, 2009


Summer REU Program
Center for Micro-Engineered Materials
203 Farris Engineering Center
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
(505) 277-2833   Fax: (505) 277-1024.
email: cmem@unm.edu

REU program for undergraduate students in their sophomore through senior years majoring in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science or physics. Projects in Functional Materials, Devices & Microfabrication, and Nano-Bio Interface. Stipend $4000 + travel + housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 6, 2009


Prof. Yves Idzerda
Department of Physics
Montana State University
Bozeman MT 59717-3840
Phone: 406-994-7838
e-mail: idzerda@physics.montana.edu

Montana State University REU program in Materials Research.
Projects will focus on materials science. Examples include: designing piezoelectric actuators for motion control of robots for Mars missions; experimental studies of superconductivity; forensic, biofilm, and corrosion research using imaging and chemical analysis techniques. In addition, several projects will offer an applied optics slant to this experience. Stipend: $4400 + travel + housing + food allowance for 10 weeks. Participants must be full-time undergraduates, typically finishing their sophomore, junior, or senior years, and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2009


Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Department of Physics
The Pennsylvania State University
104 Davey Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802-6800
(814) 865-3884
e-mail: reu@phys.psu.edu

Do research with faculty in almost any fields of physics. Stipend $4000 + travel + housing. Application forms and descriptions of available projects are on the web.
Previous SSU participants: Scott Fraser, 1993; Sean Fraser, 1993.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009, possibly later


LPI Summer Intern Program
3600 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058-1113
Attention: Ms. Jodi Jordan
(281) 486-2180   fax: (281) 486-2127
e-mail: jordan@lpi.usra.edu

Ten-week program in planetary science at Lunar & Planetary Institute and nearby NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. Stipend $5000 + housing + $1000 for travel. For students in the geosciences, physics, chemistry, engineering, computer sciences, and mathematics with at least 50 semester hours of credit.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2009


DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships Program (SULI)
Division of Educational Programs
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL 60439-4845
(630) 252-4579 (Lisa Reed)
e-mail: kmenozzi@dep.anl.gov

Student research participation in all sciences, math, computer science, energy, etc. Must have soph, junior, senior, or first year graduate standing by summer, 2.5 GPA. Transportation and housing, plus $400/wk . Must be U. S. citizen or permanent resident.
Previous SSU participants: Jim Larramee, 1975; Geoffrey Wilson, 1982; Allyson Bishop, 1986; Eric Weiss, 1991.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Center for Ultracold Atoms
TOPS Program
MIT Room 26-237
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Teaching Opportunities in Physical Science is a six-week summer program aimed at physics and engineering majors who are currently in their sophomore or junior years and are considering careers in teaching at the secondary level. The program is hosted by the Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA) at MIT and Harvard. The goal of TOPS is to provide college students with an exceptional experience that can be a decisive factor in leading them to choose a teaching career. Stipend $3,500 + housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


REU program
DIMACS
Rutgers University
4th Floor CoRE Building
96 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8018
732-445-5928 Fax: 732-445-5932
e-mail: reu@dimacs.rutgers.edu

Program at Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science at Rutgers is for current juniors majoring in computer science, mathematics, or a closely related field. Some students will spend part of the summer in Prague. Approximately $3300 stipend + travel + housing. Apply on web.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2009


Prof. John Huennekens
Department of Physics
16 Memorial Drive East
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3926
e-mail: JPH7@lehigh.edu

REU Program offering research projects in solid state, statistical, fluids, atomic, optical, plasma, particle, and nuclear physics for physics majors who have completed junior year and who intend to pursue graduate degrees. 10 weeks @ $460 per week + free housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 7, 2009


Education Associates—Internships and Fellowships at NASA Ames Research Center
650-604-2987
e-mail: Education Associates Program

Positions open to any student or faculty member (US citizen or permanent resident) at any accredited US college or university. Stipend $1900 per month for undergraduates; cheap housing available. See website for projects available. Some are part-time during the academic year.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Varies


Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
ATTN: Dan Gustafson, Internship Coordinator
647 Contees Wharf Road
P.O. Box 28
Edgewater, MD 21037

Projects include terrestrial, atmospheric, and estuarine environmental research within the disciplines of ecology, biology, chemistry, microbiology, botany, zoology, mathematics, and physics. Stipend $400.00/week. Cheap housing available.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


The Karyn Kupcinet International Science School for Overseas Students
Directorate for Research and Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs Office
Weizmann Institute of Science
P.O.Box 26
Rehovot 76100, Israel
+972-8-934-4578
e-mail: greta1.rosenberg@weizmann.ac.il (Greta Rosenberg)

Participants designate the research preferences of their choice from a descriptive list of research projects—in biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, physics, and more—at the Institute. For undergraduates who have completed at least two years. May 2009 graduates are eligible.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2008


Vanessa Green, Director of Higher Education and Diversity
Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction
20000 NW Walker Rd, Beaverton, OR 97006
503-748-1609; Fax: (503) 748-1273
e-mail: greenv@stccmop.org

For undergraduate freshmen, sophomores and juniors with backgrounds and majors in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, physics, and others. Conduct research to understand and predict biological, chemical and physical processes of the river-to-ocean ecosystem. Stipend, but amount not stated.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


Wyatt N. Vreeland
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Dr., Stop 8311
Building 221, Room B160
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8311
301-975-8513
e-mail: wyatt.vreeland@nist.gov

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program providing hands-on research experience in the Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) near Washington, DC. See website for application details.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY TBA


IRIS - Intern Program
1200 New York Ave, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 682-2220
e-mail: hubenth@iris.edu (Michael Hubenthal, Education Specialist)

Spend 9 to 11 weeks working on a seismological research project with researchers at an IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology) member institution. Stipend $550/week + travel + assistance in finding housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


St. Lawrence University Fellows program
St. Lawrence University
23 Romoda Drive
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Unknown, has been MARCH 1 in past
Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509
(414) 456-4407
e-mail: spur@mcw.edu

For students in all science fields. “...provides the opportunity for students to learn–first hand–the potential of the biomedical sciences as an interesting and fulfilling career. SPUR provides laboratory experience in science, in which the undergraduate works with graduate faculty, students, and staff on significant ongoing basic science research issues. This program is primarily intended for students interested in a PhD degree in biomedical sciences.” Stipend + housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium
e-mail: knac-reu -at- astro.swarthmore.edu

Research with individual faculty at 8 colleges in the Northeast. Four places for U.S. citizens attending other institutions at which there are few opportunities for participation in astronomical research. Stipend $4000 including housing allowance.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY ?, 2009


Justin Ingels or Andy Simmonett
Center for Computational Chemistry
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-2556
(706) 542-2067   Fax: (706) 542-0406
ingels@ccqc.uga.edu or andysim@ccqc.uga.edu

The CCC Summer Research Program is designed to give undergraduate chemistry, physics, and math majors an opportunity to explore computational quantum chemistry at a world-class research institute.” Applicants must have completed a course in physical chemistry. Stipend $2000/month + $400 travel. For students who have completed three years.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


Dr. Emily CoBabe-Ammann
High Altitude Observatory
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000 U.S.A.
(303) 735-5814
Email: echapin@ucar.edu (Elizabeth Chapin).

REU Program in Solar and Space Physics at the National Center for Atmospheric Research are available for three months including June, July, and August. The aim of the program is to foster interest in solar physics, solar-terrestrial physics, and related astrophysics among qualified students (both US and foreign) contemplating graduate studies. Students selected will be given the opportunity to work closely with one of the observatory scientists. Stipend $3200 + housing + food allowance + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2009


McDonald Observatory
REU Program
HC75 Box 1337-MCD
Fort Davis, TX 79734-5020
e-mail: reu@astro.as.utexas.edu

An observational astronomy REU program for students from any engineering or science field at the University of Texas at Austin’s observatory in a remote part of west Texas. Stipend $220/week + housing + meals + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2009


Dr. Alice Heicklen
744 Mudd Bldg., MC2454
Columbia University
1212 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027
212-854-2262
e-mail: amgen@biology.columbia.edu (Dixie McCulloch)

Columbia University/Barnard College Amgen Scholars’ Summer Research Program offers hands-on laboratory research in biology. For citizens or permanent residents who are currently sophomores, juniors, or non-graduating seniors. You do not need to be a biology major to apply. Stipend $4000 + housing.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
P.O. Box 4349
Stanford, CA 94309
e-mail:

A lecture and research participation program for undergraduate students. U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.Stipend+transportation+housing. Fill out the on-line Fellowship application at http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/ERULF/apply.html. Be sure to specify SLAC as one of your choices for placement.
Previous SSU Participants: Mary Silber, 1979, 1980; Joanne del Corral, 1982; Holly Wallace, 1983; Lou Sanchez-Chopitea, 1984; Monika Ivancic, 1991; Holly Jessop, 1991.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Space Studies Board, Keck 1034
National Research Council
500 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-2721
(Attention: David H. Smith)
202-334-3477   FAX: 202-334-3701
e-mail: dhsmith@nas.edu

Space Policy Internship provides a promising undergraduate physical or life sciences major an opportunity to work in the area of civil space research policy in the Nation's Capital, under the aegis of the National Academy of Sciences. Stipend $13.50-$14.50/hour for up to 10 weeks.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2, 2009


Human Resources
Wolfram Research
100 Trade Center Drive
Champaign, IL 61820-7237
Fax: 217-398-0747
e-mail: interns@wolfram.com

Student Intern Program at Wolfram Research (the makers of Mathematica)
"We're looking for students who are familiar with Mathematica, programming, systems administration, marketing, public relations, business development, sales, and many other areas." Apply online.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


Research Internships in Science and Engineering
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Michaela Gottschling
Referat 315
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn
GERMANY
Telephone: 011-0228-882- 567 (from11:00 p.m. – 9:30 a.m. Pacific time)
Fax: 011-0228-882-9-567
e-mail: rise@daad.de

This program gives American and Canadian undergraduate students in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, and physics the chance to spend a summer working with German doctoral students on serious research projects. Stipend €650/month + insurance. Transportation to Germany is not provided.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2009


DOE Scholars Program
Attn: Barbara Dunkin, MS-36
P.O. Box 117
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-0117
(865) 574-6440
e-mail: Barbara.Dunkin@orau.org

Opportunities to explore a federal career with the Department of Energy. Appointments in a variety of disciplines at facilities nationwide. Stipend $550/week for undergraduates + travel + housing subsidy in some cases.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2009


Materials Research Center
Attn: REU Program
Northwestern University
2145 Sheridan Road, TECH K111
Evanston, IL 60208-3116
(847) 491-3606 Fax: (847) 467-6727
e-mail: mrc@nwu.edu

REU program for students with at least one year left as undergraduates, includes research in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, and physics. Must be US citizen or permanent resident with major in physical sciences or engineering. Stipend $4000+ housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2009


Ms. Moya Wright
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Indiana University Cyclotron Facility
2401 Milo B. Sampson Lane
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812) 855-2675    fax: (812) 855-6645
e-mail: physreu@indiana.edu

Experimental and theoretical research in nuclear physics, biomedical physics, accelerator physics, and nuclear chemistry for physics majors who have completed 4 semesters of physics and have gpa at least 3.2. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. $3000 plus transportation and housing and meals for 10-weeks.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


Professor Karin Ruhlandt, Director
Syracuse Univ. Undergraduate Chemistry Research Program
Department of Chemistry
1-014 Center for Science and Technology
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York 13244-4100
(315) 443-2925   Fax: (315) 443.4070
e-mail: dmstowe@syr.edu (Denice Buchanan)

Undergraduate Chemical Research in Molecular and Biomolecular Electronics for students who have completed their first year of study and who have a serious interest in chemistry and/or molecular science. Students have the opportunity to do research in any of the following areas: Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Solid-State Science, Chemical Physics, Surface Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Materials Science, X-ray Diffraction, and others. Most students will have completed their junior year. Stipend $4500 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009


Johns Hopkins University
Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723-6099
(443) 778-3456

APL Summer Internship Program seeks talented college students in the summer to help solve challenging technical problems. The Summer Internship Program offers practical work experience and an introduction to APL for engineering and science majors.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2009


Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
(202) 586-7174
e-mail: Todd.Clark@science.doe.gov

Programs at 15 national labs: Ames, Argonne, Brookhaven, Fermilab, Idaho, Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, National Renewable Energy, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Princeton Plasma Physics, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, and Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. There is also an internship in Naval Reactors at DOE Headquarters. See website for details. Stipend $400/week.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Unknown, last year was FEB 1.


AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 326-6441   FAX (202) 371-9849

This highly competitive program strengthens the connections between scientists and journalists by placing advanced science, mathematics and engineering students in newsrooms across the country. Two of the fellowships are sponsored by the American Physical Society. Stipend $450/week + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2009


REU Program
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-2814
(509) 335-1698
e-mail: physics@wsu.edu

Research areas include Bose - Einstein condensation, chaos and Complexity, high - pressure physics, materials and optics, physical acoustics. Stipend $6000 + housing + travel.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2009


Prof. Jean Krisch
CERN Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
Physics Department
2477 Randall Laboratory
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1120
e-mail: um-cern-reu AT umich DOT edu

Work with active research groups at CERN (in Geneva, Switzerland), one of the world's premier international laboratories. For U.S. citizens and permanent residents majoring in physics, engineering, or computer science. Receive stipend + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 5, 2009


Dr. Truell W. Hyde
Director, Summer Undergraduate Research
CASPER
One Bear Place #97310
Baylor University
Waco, Texas 76798-7310
Phone: (254) 710-3763 Fax: (254) 710-7309
E-mail: Truell_Hyde@Baylor.Edu

CASPER's Summer Undergraduate Research Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Baylor University, the Physics Department and CASPER) offers outstanding undergraduates an opportunity for active research participation with Baylor University faculty in either the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research or the Baylor University Physics Department.  Interns will be paid $3500 for the ten weeks, a housing allowance and up to a maximum of $300 toward travel expenses.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009



Universities Space Research Association
Attention: USRP Coordinator
3600 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
(281) 244-2027
John.a.Zippay@nasa.gov

NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program offers mentored internship opportunities at 12 NASA centers across the country for sophomores, juniors or seniors in engineering, mathematics, computer science, and physical/life sciences. Must be U.S. citizen with gpa of 3.0 or better. Stipend $6000 + travel to all sites, additional housing allowances at the high-cost sites only.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2009


Dr. Kevin Ingersent
REU Program
Dept. of Physics
University of Florida

E-mail: ingersent@phys.ufl.edu

Undergraduates will conduct research in the department and take part in group activities including seminars on cutting-edge areas of physics; workshops focusing on graduate programs, career opportunities in the physical sciences, and scientific communications skills; and field trips to laboratories on and off campus. $4500 stipend + housing + travel.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBA
Summer Student/Minority Fellowship Committee
Academic Programs Office, Clark 223, MS #31
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
360 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1541
(508) 289-2219
E-mail: education@whoi.edu

Summer Student Fellowship Program for undergraduates who have completed their junior year and beginning graduate students. Research projects for students in science, math, and engineering. Stipend $412/wk for 10 - 12 weeks + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


REU Program-Department of Physics
College of William and Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
(757) 221-3501 Fax: (757) 221-3540
e-mail: cshank@wm.edu

Ten-week program for physics majors who will have completed jr. year. Stipend $3750 plus free dorm room. Previous SSU participants: Scott Fraser, 1992; Sean Fraser, 1992.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2009 (Preferred)


Prof. Piet Martens
Department of Physics
Montana State University
Bozeman MT 59717-3840
(406) 994-3614
e-mail: martens@solar.physics.montana.edu

Montana State University REU program in Solar Physics.
Projects can range from research in solar MHD and plasma physics to space science, hardward development, and analysis of data from solar physics space missions. Stipend: $4960 + lodging + travel for 10 weeks. Participants must be full-time undergraduates, typically finishing their sophomore, junior, or senior years, and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TBA


Glenda Mueller
Student Recruitment Programs Coordinator
Mayo Graduate School
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
(507) 284-3862   Fax: (507) 284-0999
e-mail: gmueller@mayo.edu

Each year, 70-80 undergraduate students from around the United States come to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., to work beside both young and established scientists on a broad range of biomedical research questions in the Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. Up to ten fellowships also are available at Mayo's campuses in Scottsdale, Ariz. and Jacksonville, Fla. Stipend $5000, reasonable housing available.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2009


Summer Internship Program
Coordinator of Student Programs
National Air and Space Museum
Educational Services Unit P-700, MRC 305
Washington, DC 20013-7012

Each year positions are available in a variety of Museum departments such as Aircraft Restoration, Aviation or Space History, Planetary Science, Collections Management, Exhibit Design, Public Relations, and Education. Students from all fields of study are encouraged to apply. $5500 stipend.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2009


LEPP REU Program
Newman Laboratory
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-4952 (Ms. Monica Wesley)
e-mail: man5@cornell.edu

REU program in many areas of physics offered at Cornell University by a collaboration of Cornell, Wayne State University, and CLEO. Stipend $4500 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2009, earlier recommended



Watson School of Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Research Program
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 USA
P(516) 367-6890
e-mail: urpadmin@cshl.edu

An opportunity to learn first-hand about genetics, cell biology, neurobiology, and molecular biology by working and living in a scientific community that is renowned for its research and educational programs. Stipend $4000 + room and board.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2009


QP-SURF
Office of the Dean
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-8857 e-mail: QP-SURF@utsouthwestern.edu

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program in biophysics, computational biology, quantitative and analytical chemistry. Stipend $5250 for those not local. See also the SURF program in several other biology-related subjects.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 9, 2009


Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Dr. Larry Peterson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
(305) 421-4155

Conduct research at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science located on Virginia Key, an island in Biscayne Bay connected by a causeway to metropolitan Miami, Florida. Stipend $2000 + housing + some travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 6, 2009



Chris Benson, MD
Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Program
University of Iowa
2206 MERF
Iowa City, IA 52242
(800) 551-6787   Fax: (319) 335-7656
e-mail: mstp@uiowa.edu

An intensive experience for undergraduates majoring in biological or physical science and interested in combined MD/PhD training for a career as a physician-scientist. The program provides students with experience in research laboratories and exposure to clinical medicine and medically-relevant research. Stipend $3000 + housing + travel.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 6, 2009


College Summer Employment Program
National Security Agency
Attn: R1 (DSP/MSEP/GMP)
9800 Savage Road, Suite: 6779
Ft. George G. Meade, Md. 20755-6515
Attn: Cooperative Education Program, MB3
(301) 688-0689
e-mail: math@afterlife.ncsc.mil

For juniors majoring in any of several fields, especially mathematics and computer science. Applicants and their immediate families must be U.S. citizens and pass extensive security clearance.
APPLICATION DEADLINE EACH YEAR: OCTOBER 15


National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230
(301) 947-2722
E-mail: pubs@nsf.gov

SF Japan/Korea Programs
The Summer Programs in Japan, Korea and Taiwan provide U.S. graduate students in science and engineering first-hand experience in Japanese, Korean and Taiwan research environments, an introduction to the science and science policy infrastructure of the respective countries, and language training.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are due DECEMBER 1 annually