Student Research Opportunities in Nebraska

There are a variety of summer undergraduate research opportunities available in Lincoln Nebraska.  See the website for more information.
Summer 2012 programs include:

Student Opportunity: Cancer Prevention Research Training (2/27/2012)

The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  is now accepting applications for our 2012 Summer Program in Cancer Prevention Research.  This program is open to all students who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents.


Application Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2012
Notice of Acceptance to Applicant: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Additional Application Documents Due: Monday, April 16, 2012
In-Person Check-In: Friday, June 1, 2012
Summer Program Start Date: Monday, June 4, 2012
Summer Program End Date: Friday, August 10, 2012

Student Opportunity: Environmental Microbiology Program in Las Vegas 3/9/2012

The UNLV summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Environmental Microbiology program is now accepting applications.  This NSF supported program provides undergraduates with an opportunity to perform independent research under the guidance of a faculty mentor.  Students receive a $5,000 salary, round trip airfare, and complimentary housing in a UNLV dormitory.  The program dates are June 4 to Aug 10, 2012.  Find a list of mentors and the on-line application at  A complete application includes a one-page statement of interest, transcripts (unofficial are fine), and one letter of recommendation from a scientist.  The deadline for applications is Friday March 9, 2012.  First generation college students, nontraditional students, members of groups under-represented in science and Post-9/11 veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Student Opportunities: Summer Research in Missouri (Deadline 2/10)

The University of Missouri offers a number of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students from other universities.  Check out their website.

Applications and letters of recommendation are due on Friday, February 10th.  The applications and letters can be sent by US mail, faxed (573-884-9395) or sent by e-mail to Pam Monroe (  Unofficial transcript gladly accepted.

Student Opportunity: Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship

Interested students should apply by January 10

ORNL summer interns work side-by-side with world-class scientists and engineers on cutting edge research. Outside of the lab you’ll have opportunities to interact with other students and scientists during luncheons, brown bag seminars, social activities, and weekend excursions.

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories.  You must be a US Citizen or PRA enrolled at an accredited institution with a 3.0 GPA or higher and have completed at least one year as a matriculating undergraduate student at the time of applying.

Visit for information on both programs.  For general information, contact  Summer internship dates are June 4- August 10.

Student Opportunity: Research Experiences in Molecular Ecology (3/15)

Towson University offers a 9-week summer research program for students interested in environmental science.  Participants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed freshman level courses in Chemistry, Biology, Geology or Environmental Science.  Students receive a $4000 stipend and help with travel, housing and meals.