Research Opportunities



Research Experience for Undergraduates at UT Knoxville

The aim of this REU is to provide research experiences for
undergraduate students majoring in the sciences with an introduction to cutting edge research in the broad area of “Sensing and Signaling”.

The team of REU investigators represents a multidisciplinary ensemble of Cell Biologists, Geneticists, Biochemists, and Biophysicists who are taking modern approaches to the analysis of how signals are perceived and transduced in myriad biological systems.

SURE (Summer Undergraduate Research Experience)

SURE Program at Emory College

The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) at Emory University is an Emory College program, supporting undergraduates who wish to explore, experience, and conduct cutting edge scientific research.  This program offers the opportunity to develop the scientific skills most important to success in a professional career (designing experiments, problem-solving, interpreting results, communicating one's science to varius audiences, navigating difficult ethical situations). 

CDC Internship in Environmental Health

Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health

CDC invites qualified applicants to apply for a ten week summer undergraduate internship program in Environmental Public Health at the National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) in Atlanta.

ACS-IREU Research Opportunities

American Chemical Society-International Research Experiences for Undergraduates 

This program, funded by the US National Science Foundation (NSF), allows US citizens or residents currently enrolled at US institutions to participate in a 10-week research program at various universities abroad.

The Georgia Tech FOCUS Program

The Georgia Tech FOCUS Program

The program is one of the nation’s premier programs for raising the awareness of graduate education.  It is designed to attract the best and brightest underrepresented minority students and encourage them to pursue graduate degrees, although the program is open to any student who thinks the program will be of value. 

DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program

This program provides 10-week summer internships at federal research facilities for undergraduate students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines.

Students receive a $500/week stipend and travel reimbursement.

Complete information is available online at
Questions regarding the DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program can be sent via e-mail to

STAR, Student Training and Research Program for Undergraduates at the Medical College of Georgia

The STAR program is designed for highly motivated and talented undergraduate students with a strong desire to pursue a graduate education in the biomedical sciences. Participants of the program work on collaborative research projects focusing on cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes/obesity, infection/inflammation, neurological diseases and more. For additional information on the program and the application process visit