Each year, multiple opportunities become available for graduate and undergraduate students to participate in research. Often these opportunites are connected to a larger, ongoing initiative that supports the research of our faculty, but students are also encouraged to pursue their own research interests.
Check with your advisor or the faculty research lead to determine if you are eligible for any of the projects listed.
Undergraduate research opportunities
- OSU Undergraduate Research Office
Description: The URO provides resources for undergraduate students at any stage of their research process - from figuring out what research actually is to finding a faculty advisor and funding sources to presenting your research at a national conference.
Application deadline: Varies, see website
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Varies, opportunities are available around the globe
NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) ProgramDescription: Full-time summer research positions funded by the National Science Foundation for students interested in a variety of mathematical and scientific fields, including Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, CIS and Engineering, Department of Defense, Earth Sciences, International Science, Ocean Sciences, Polar Programs, and the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.Application deadline: varies, but usually around January-Feburary each yearProgram Contact: National Science FoundationLocation: varies; located at colleges and universities across the country
Santa Fe Institute Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Description: Full-time summer research positions for students interested in computer science (CS), pure and applied mathematics, physics, chemistry, quantitative biology, and social science. This REU aims to build your capacity for computational and mathematical modeling and train you within a group to build a wide range of skills.
Application deadline: 01-04-2016
Program Contact: Juniper Lovato, email@example.com, (505) 946-2726
Website: To apply, go to the Santa Fe Institute website
Location: Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM
- Summer Research Initiative at the University of Maryland, College ParkDescription: 8-week summer reasearch program designed to help underrepresented minority students pursue graduate degrees in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences.Application deadline: 02-10-2016Program Contact: BSOS Summer Research Initiative; firstname.lastname@example.org; 301-405-1679Website: To apply, go to the Summer Research Initiative websiteLocation: University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Wildlands Studies Program offered through California State University, Monterey Bay
Description: Field study experiences designed specifically for undergrads with no prior research experience; students can earn 4-12 credit hours while conducting field research at locations across the globe
Application deadline: Rolling, but usually one year before project date begins
Program Contact: email@example.com or call 1-(831) 684-9999
Website: Wildlands Studies Program
Location: Multiple locations around the world