Thursday, December 19, 2013

2014 Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) Internship

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) are offering a paid 10-week summer internship program for students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked.  During the course of the internship, students are introduced to environmental health at the federal level through collaborative projects, experiential learning opportunities, environmental health presentations, journal clubs, field trips, brown bag lunches, and mentoring relationships at NCEH/ATSDR.  Interns will be based at NCEH/ATSDR's Chamblee, Georgia Campus and will be paid a stipend of approximately $600 a week during the course of the program.   Application deadline is January 29, 2014.  Go on our website for application and eligibility requirements:   If you have any questions, pelase email Jay Nielsen or James Gooch at

Summer Undergrad Research Scholarship at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion

The duPont Hospital for Children and Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion are accepting applications for their summer 2014 program.  Program is from June 2 until August 8, 2014.  Application deadline is January 17, 2014.  10-week paid scholarships are available for undergraduate students to pursue biomedical research at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DC and healthcare disparities research at Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion in Newak, DE.   Applications must have a minimu GPA of 3.2 and interest in basic and applied sciences, healthcare, pre-med, public health or related fields.  On line application and information  For more information 

Kent State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Liquid Crystal Institute NSF REU program

Kent State University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Liquid Crystal Institute are seeking applicants for a National Science Foundation funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) program.  The program is held from June 2 through August 8, 2014.   Participants will be provided with a salary of $5,000, as well as housing in the Centennial Court Dormitories.   Travel support is provided as needed.Information and online application:   Review of applications begins March 1st, 2014 -- so get your applications in early.  Community college students are encouraged to apply. 

West Virginia University Center for Neuroscience SURI

The West Virginia University Center for Neuroscience continues to cultivate the next generation of neuroscientists with an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in our 9-week Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) program.   Accepted students will gain invaluable experience as they study and work in high-tech facilities across over 40 laboratories housed in modern research facilities.  Students accepted to the 2014 SURI program will receive $4,000 stipend, paid throughout the program plus housing in the WVU-leased Pierpont Apartments, located near the Medical Center Campus. The program runs from May 27 to July 28, 2014.  Apply on line at:  Application deadline is February 1, 2014, with the research awards to be announced as early as March 1, 2014. 

NSF REU Program at University of Rochester - Department of Chemistry

A summer program of full-time scientific research, supporting discussion groups, research meetings, as well as social activities.  Research problems are available across the broad landscape of contemporary chemical research:  structure, mechanism, dynamics, synthesis, spectroscopy and theory; inorganic, organic, organometallic, physical, biological, polymer, nuclear and environmental chemistry.  Program runs from May 28 to August 1, 2014. For applications and information please go to:  (applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.)   Applications are due February 14, 2014.  For more information, please contact Thomas R. Krugh OR Marguerite Weston

BCMB Department at UT-Knoxville offering REU this summer

The Department of Biochemistry and Cellular Molecular Biology at UT-Knoxville will once again offer a special REU program for undergraduates interested in hands-on scientific research experience.  The broad focus is on Sensing and Signaling in Biological System.  The team of REU faculty represent multiple modern scientific disciplines including cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, and computational biology.  We especially encourage rising sophomores and rising junior undergraduate science majors to apply.  Underrepresented minorities, women and first generation college students are also strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent resident.   More information and on-line applications are available at our web site at: or email

Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels Research Experience for Undergraduates (C2B2-REU)

C2B2 is a collaborative research center of the University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines, and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.  C2B2 is now seeking applications for the 2014 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (C2B2/NSF REU)!  Apply now: to spend your summer researching renewable fuels, chemicals and products in Colorado.  Visit for application requirements.  Completed applications must be received as of February 16, 2014 at 11:59PM.   Any questions please email or call 303-492-7736.

The University of North Texas -Department of Chemistry Summer NSF-REU

The University of North Texas, Department of Chemistry is offering once again the summer NSF-REU program.  This is a ten-week program and will begin June 2.   Participants will be given a $5,000 stipend, plus housing.  Funds are available at the northern outskirts of Dallas-Ft. Worth area.  Application forms and additional information on this program are available by visiting  Applications for the program are due by March 1, 2014 and should be submitted online:  For questions please contact Shawn Adams or 940-565-4372.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The University of Akron - College of Polymer Science & Polymer Engineering REU

The University of Akron, College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) will run from May 19 to August 8, 2014.  This program's purpose is to investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer engineering including chemistry, physics, characterization, and biomaterials.  Research areas include:  Biomaterials, Chemistry, Engineering and Physics.  The research team will consist of graduate students, interns, post doctoral research associates and faculty members from the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering.   Stipend is $7,000 ($2,000 to be used for on-campus housing expenses).  For more information and to apply please visit:   or contact Kelli Fetter at 330-972-7667 or   Application Deadline is February 7, 2014.