Research Experiences for Undergraduates and other Opportunities

Research Experiences for Undergraduates and other Opportunities

Research Experience for Undergraduates: National Science Foundation site for more information about Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). The REU program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

Summer Undergraduate Workshop at Penn: Each year, the cognitive science community at the University of Pennsylvania brings together the best and brightest undergraduate students from around the world to learn about the growing fields of cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience.  All students who are currently enrolled as undergraduates at any college or university are invited to apply, but current sophomores and juniors will be given priority.

REU on Biological Bases of Human and Animal Behavior: Located at Oklahoma State University, this REU provides in-depth and hands-on research focused on the biological basis of behavior. Students will be mentored by a full-time, Ph.D.-level faculty member who is tenured/tenure-track with a strong program of research.

Camp Ramapo: Camp Ramapo (Rhinebeck, NY) serves children ages 4-16 with a wide range of emotional and learning problems. Staff members earn a salary, room and board, and travel reimbursement for employment from June through August. Various Specialty Counselors are wanted for the summer. A "challenging, rewarding, and life-changing experience" from which counselors have gone on to distinguished careers in business, communications, education, human services, medicine and law. Phone # 845.876.8405.

The Family Translational Research Group: Translational research in the behavioral and social sciences addresses how basic behavioral processes inform the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and delivery of services for mental illness, and, conversely, how knowledge of mental illness increases our understanding of basic behavioral processes

Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP) 2011: Penn State College of Medicine offers a research internship program for college undergraduate students between the Sophomore and Senior years, who are preparing for a career in biological research. You can learn more about and apply for the program at this link.