Undergraduate Opportunities

Listed below are internship and undergraduate research that may be of interests to you. These are only some, and we encourage you to go beyond this list to find and/or create your own research/internship experience. As we continue to add to this list, we welcome you to make this list more extensive.

Undergraduate Research and Internship

NIH Summer Internship Program

Eligibility: Enrolled at least half-time at an accredited U.S. college/university

Submission: Application begins in mid-November

Description: Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.


Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

Eligibility: Sophomore or Junior undergraduate student enrolled in a four year college with a GPA of 3.0/4.0

Submission: Deadline is February 1

Description: The Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, sponsored by Mayo Graduate School, is a great way to build your skills as a young scientist or test your inclinations toward research.


Internship / REU Search Sites

Junior Scientist Positions at the University of Minnesota – search “junior scientist”

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm Search neuro*

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