Archive for the ‘Massachusetts’ Category

Maria Mitchell Association: Summer Research Assistant

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Maria Mitchell Association – Undergraduate Research Summer Assistant
Students conduct research supervised by the Senior MMO staff. Current research areas include forming stars and planetary systems, unusual variable stars, astrophysical masers and lasers, and physics of comets. Students will take an observing trip to Arizona and New Mexico, where they observe for their individual or team projects with large optical and radio telescopes. Research emphasizes sate-of-the-art data reduction techniques and thoughtful physical I interpretation. All students will be helped to develop their skills for presenting results at conferences and in research papers. Stipend, travel, and housing provided.

Maria Mitchell Association: Astronomy Research

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Maria Mitchell Association – Research Experiences for Undergraduates at the Maria Mitchell Observatory
Supervised research in Astronomy from setting up the project to presenting results at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Generally, 3 out of 4 students’ research projects are published.

Harvard Medical School: Honors Research Program

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Harvard Medical School – Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program
Summer research opportunities will be available in a variety of biological and biomedical sciences., Includes informal student-faculty seminar course, to discuss their research projects with other student participants and faculty. Students also participate in a weekly career discussion luncheon series, in which they learn about choosing graduate programs, preparing applications, and preparing for interviews. There are also informal opportunities for students to meet current faculty and graduate students, including a peer mentoring program. Travel, housing, and stipend provided.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst: STEM Research

Monday, November 8th, 2010

University of Massachusetts Amherst – Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)
8-week program open to undergraduates majoring or minoring in a STEM discipline and who are considering entering a Ph.D. program in such a field. Students of those population groups currently underrepresented in STEM fields are particularly encouraged to apply. In addition to gaining invaluable research experience, participants will have the chance to explore many exciting options available to doctoral students and to cultivate useful techniques and habits for subsequent success in the fields of science, engineering, and mathematics. Housing and travel allowance provided.

University of Massachusetts Medical School Fellowship

Monday, November 8th, 2010

University of Massachusetts Medical School – NIH Summer Research Fellowship Program for Minority Students
10-week program designed to give minority undergraduate, graduate students and medical students exposure to opportunities in biomedical research. The program consists of “hands-on” laboratory research experience with an investigator serving as a mentor, role model and advisor. Housing and travel allowance provided.

Tufts University: Research Program

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Tufts University – Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students
10-week program for students to work in research laboratories, side-by-side with graduate students, post-docs, and faculty mentors. With the guidance of these colleagues, each student carries out a research project in top notch, cutting edge research laboratories and presents it at an end-of-summer symposium. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Science and Engineering

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Summer research Program
10-week program designed for students to gain experience working in a research laboratory under the guidance of experienced scientists, engineers, who are MIT faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students. Students who participate in this program will be better prepared and motivated to pursue advanced degrees, thereby helping to sustain a rich talent pool in critical fields of scientific investigation. Housing, stipend and travel allowance provided.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst: Research in Energy

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

University of Massachusetts, Amherst – Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy (CURE)
This is a summer program focused on training undergraduate students in the chemical basics for removable energy, fuel cells, and bio fuels. Travel, housing and stipend provided.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst: Engineering Research

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

University of Massachusetts, Amherst – College of Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
9-week program that weeks to build a diverse pipeline for future graduate students, as well as educate to recognize the value, significance and broad range of interdisciplinary research being conducted in the College of Engineering. This program provides a significant number of research opportunities for women and underrepresented minority students. Housing and stipend provided.

UROP Information

The UROP Application is now open for Spring 2015 applications

Spring 2015 Funding Applications will be due on December 4th at noon

Spring 2015 UROP applicants will be notified in early January