Research Opportunities / Internships

To access the general application form of GSOE Student Research Fellowship, Click here.

 Grove School of Engineering (GSOE, offers ample research opportunities to 
 undergraduate students in a number of renowned research centers as well as individual faculty's research group:

    Research Centers:
  1. New York Center for Biomedical Engineering (NYCBE) 
  2. Center For Algorithms and Interactive Scientific Software (CAISS)
  3. Benjamin Levich Institute for Physicochemical Hydrodynamics
  4. CUNY Institute for Transportation Systems (ITS)
  5. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Cooperative Remote Sensing Science and Technology Center (NOAA CREST)
  6. Center for Analysis of Structures and Interfaces (CASI)
  7. CUNY Energy Institute
  8. Center for Advanced Technology
  9. The Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory

For potential faculty mentors, you are also encouraged to go to the departments' websites and offices to get further information.

Chemical Engineering (ChE)

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

2016 External Research Opportunities for Students 

Workshop Schedule (hosted jointly with ASEE CCNY Chapter) 

Workshop #1: (offered three times to accommodate students of different class schedules)
                            December 1st,  2nd, 3rd, 12:30pm -1:30pm in ST-2M3

Workshop #2,  #3,  #4, and #5:      Dec. 7 and 8;  Dec. 29, 2015; Jan.4, 2016; Jan.12, 2016; 12:30pm-1:30pm, in ST-2M3

Workshop #6, #7, and #8:    Jan.21, 2016, Thur; Jan.25, 2016, Mon; Feb.2, 2016, Tues, 12:30pm-1:30pm in ST-2M3. (With emphasis on IBM-Research, NIST-SURF, CUNY C-SURP and other REU programs with fast-approaching deadlines)

Special attention:  NIST and IBM Summer research internship applications need to be pre-approved by CCNY. 

a) For IBM-Research Internship: CCNY contact person: Dr. Peter Brass, Professor of Computer Science. (; International students are also eligible.
                                                       All project information and application procedure are listed at

b) For NIST SURF program (Only accept institutional application, deadline Feb.12, 2016),  CCNY Contact Person: Dr. Yuying Gosser (

     All application materials (listed in the "SURF-Application-Checklist") should be sent to  before Feb.5, 2016. 

    Laboratory and Project descriptions (NIST-Boulder Campus):

    Laboratory and Project descriptions (NIST-Gaithersburg):


Announcements of upcoming deadlines


a)  REU program at University Nebraska-Lincoln:
    For all science and Engineering majors. Priority Application deadline: Feb.1, 2016.  Application closing date: March 1, 2016

       Application Deadline: Feb.26, 2016

C) Nano science and nanotechnology REU at University of Iowa:
     Application deadline: March 1, 2016.


a) CUNU C-SURP:, application due Jan.31, 2016

b)  Electronics and NanoTech REU at Georgia Tech:, application due Feb.15, 2016

c)  LSAMP REU program in Cornell University:


a) DOE SULI program

 the application is due Jan.8th; 

 b) Caltech summer programs, which includes NASA JPL summer programs.

WAVE Fellows Program (application due Jan.7, 2016),

SURF (requires a proposal with identified faculty mentor, Application due Jan.22, 2015)

NASA/JPL Summer Programs (JPLSIP)

 C) DAAD Research Internship in Science and Engineering (RISE):

 Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2016

d) NIST SURF program:


1.NOAA Hollings  and EPP scholarships:, Application due Jan.29, 2016

Contact: Dr. Shakila Merchant <>



2. NASA Research Internships (several thousand positions distributed in different sites).

“One-Stop Shop” website:

On this page students can search all opportunities in NASA


Select the right site and projects, then resister to fill the application form:

 3. NIST SURF program (Only accept institutional application, deadline Feb.12, 2016)

CCNY Internal application deadline: Feb.5, 2016.  

All application materials (listed in the "SURF-Application-Checklist") should be sent to  before Feb.5, 2016

(gmail can send large size files, up to 25Mbytes)

Contact Person: Dr. Yuying Gosser

Laboratory and Project descriptions (NIST-Boulder Campus)

Laboratory and Project descriptions (NIST-Gaithersburg)

Some NIST lab has posted their SURF program:




4.   ORNL challenges (Application due Jan.15, 2016,  No Citizenship requirement, no GPA requirement, the application will be judged  based on proposal):


NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (REU):  (over 600 sites)


For Engineering (over 100 sites):


However, REU site programs are normally funded for three years, and some programs may not continue in Summer 2016. Students should only apply for those programs whose application deadline for 2016 summer program has been listed.

Below are  REU summer programs from a few selected universities:

1. Georgia Tech  Research Corporation SURE Program in Robotics:

 Application Deadline: Thursday, Feb.25, 2016

Available projects:

 Advanced Mechanical Bipedal Experimental Robotics Lab — Dr. Ames           

Robot Autonomy and Interactive Learning Lab — Dr. Chernova           

Complex Rheology And Biomechanics Lab — Dr. Goldman        

Adaptive Robotic Manipulation Lab — Dr. Hammond     

Human-Automation Systems Lab — Dr. Howard 

Lab for Interactive Agents — Dr. Isbell     

Healthcare Robotics Lab — Dr. Kemp       

Bio-Robotics and Human Modeling Lab — Dr. Ueda       

Intelligent Vision and Automation Lab — Dr. Vela           

Lab for Autonomous Mobile Networks — Dr. Zhang       


2. Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF)

    National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN)

    Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate Students

 Application deadline:  Wednesday,  8pm, Feb.17, 2016


3. Georgia Tech, MIT and  UIUC  (U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

EBICS REU program “Engineering Biological Machines”

 Application deadline: Feb.19, 2016, 11:59pm.

 EBICS: Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems

 4. Johns Hopkins University Institute for NanoBioTechnology REU program:

   Application Deadline: Feb.1, 2016

 5. Princeton University  Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE) REU program:

 Application deadline: March 1, 2016

 Note: CCNY is one of the MIRTHE participants, see the Mentor page and 2015 project page:

 Summer intern mentor page:

 Research projects in 2015:


6. American Chemistry Society IREU (International REU) program:


 Application deadline:  Jan.25, 2016:


7.  Iowa State University Wind Energy Science, Engineering, and Policy (WESEP) REU:

    Application Deadline: March 15, 2016


8. Iowa State University Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) REU program:

 Application deadline: to be announced.


9. Massachusetts General Hospital

 HST-Wellman Summer Institute for Biomedical Optics Summer Internship program

 Application Deadline: Jan.15, 2016


10. Northwestern University

International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN)

 Application deadline: Feb.15, 2016


11.  Stanford University Re-Inventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure REU program:

 Application Deadline: Feb.15, 2016


12. Texas A&M University-Kingsville Integrating Research in Sustainable Energy and the Environment across Disciplines (IR-SEED) summer REU program

 Application Deadline: March 7, 2016


 13. Texas A&M University at College Station Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automated System Design:

      Contact each project director to find application deadline.



2015 External Research Opportunities for Students



   1. DOE summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate students at one of the DOE national laboratories (SRNL, PNNL, ORNL, and ANL) 
         in Summer 2015 (10 weeks, June 1 to August 7, with $500/week plus some coverage of housing and travel. The schedule and benefit may change depending on each site).

          Eligibility: Students in STEM major in minority serving institutions with GPA 3.0 or better.

                          US citizenship or Permanent Residency is required. Some projects in ORNL are open to International Students.

        For research focus please visit:


         To apply:

        ANL (Argonne National Laboratory,  Argonne, Illinois),  for projects and online application please visit

         Application deadline: March 27, 2015

        SRNL (Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina), US Citizen only (

         Email resume, unofficial transcript and a statement of research interest before April 6, 2015 to

         Connie Yung at

        ORNL (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee), and 

        PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington), email resume, unofficial transcript and a statement of research interest before April 6, 2015 

        to Karen Skubal at

       After the initial screen, the selected students will be invited to complete the application procedure.

       Please use subject line “DOE Internship – student name”. You may CC to for discussion and assistance.


 2.  Navy  Reserve Engineering Duty Officer Program

       Undergraduate Junior and Senior, graduate students in Master’s program and PhD program, with GPA 3.0 or better, US Citizen only. 

       See the EDO program Brochure at

       Interested students please join the workshop on March 25, Wednesday, 6:30pm in ST-2M3


  1.  Argonne National Laboratory Environmental Management Summer Internship,

          Application has been extended to March 27, 2015.

    To apply:

         For more information, visit:


  1. LSAMP REU program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), application due march 27, 2015.

To apply:

    3.  BME seminar on March 18th, Wednesday, 3pm in ST-402,

         "Design of Peptide- and Aptamer-Amphiphiles for Targeted Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering"

         The speaker: Dr. Efie Kokkoli,  Professor

        Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

    4. Herman Cummins Lecture III, April 17, 2015, 3:00pm in NAC 0-201

        " Microscopy 2.0 plus Energy and Climate Change"

        The speaker: Dr. Steven Chu, Professor at Stanford University, Nobel Laureate (1997) and former US Secretary of Department of Energy.




1.   Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Biomedical Engineering at UT Austin, May 28 –Aug.8, 2015 Application deadline: March 1, 2015

$5,000 Stipend for the ten weeks research, plus $250 for travel to Austin

and $650 to present at BMES Annual Meeting in October 2015, a unique opportunity to attend the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual meeting.


All engineering and computer science students who are interested in Biomedical Engineering are welcome to apply, no prior research experience is required.

The priority will be given freshman (rising sophomore) and sophomore (rising junior). Rising seniors are also eligible to apply. (Transfer students who  received Associate degrees in 2014, may be considered as rising junior.)

For the details of the program, eligibility and online application, please visit:


2.     The ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship- 2015 Application is open now, will close at April 15th11:59pm.

Selected students will be exposed to a top quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with one of ExxonMobil engineers/scientists to learn how their knowledge is applied in a corporate setting through five 1-hour meetings with mentor, and receive $1,000 grant for education.  Upon  successful completion of the fellowship, there is a possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (Internship/full-time).

Eligibility: GPA 3.5 or higher, ME, ChE, CE and EE majors will be given priority.

                Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

For more information and online application form please visit:


1. Summer research internship at U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center TARDEC (

TARDEC is seeking high school graduates, undergraduate and graduate-level college students interested in working on science and engineering programs like the development of hybrid-electric vehicles, fuel-efficient energy modules and advanced robotics.


The program will be from June 15, 2015 to August 14, 2015, salary rate $10.80-$16.36  per hour depending on qualifications.

Eligibility: US citizen, GPA 2.7 or better, engineering related work experience, sufficient math and science background.


For application and instruction, please visit


This correct online application link was just received on Feb.5th, the deadline is Feb.12th, 11:59pm, 2015. 



2. CUNY Math Challenge 2015:


The first round contest is online to be completed in two weeks starting on Feb.9th, 9:00am.

Interested students please register ASAP. You can still register for the contest after Feb.9th, just loose some times for the first round competition.

The second round competition will be in-person and by invitation only.

For the details and awards, please visit

3. To explore research opportunities in CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC):


Please attend Nanoscience NY,  free one-day symposium in Manhattan hosted by  CUNY ASRC to showcase world-leading inter-disciplinary nanoscience research and the state-of-the-art facilities of the ASRC:


This symposium will be on Thursday, Feb.19th, from 9am to 7pm in ASRC. For registration:



4. LSAMP Research Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Application due March 1, 2015).


For eligibility, benefit and  how to application, please visit:



5. NSF sponsored Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) program at CCNY Computer Vision Laboratory offers research opportunities to underrepresented groups in summer 2015.  

   Application deadline: March 15, 2015


Required documents:

Application form, 2Resume, two recommendation letters


For REM program description:


For examples of research projects:


For eligibility, benefit and how to apply:



6. Reminder:  NIST-SURF applicants: Please email all application materials to no later than Monday Feb.9th.


All materials must be submitted electronically to


Please  email, call 212-650-5452,  or stop by ST-2M1 for help.

7.  Rensselaer  Graduate admission Office offers Webinar on Feb.10th and Feb.24th. The OSRS will have projector to show it in ST-2M3:

             Graduate Student Q&A Panel Webinar

Tuesday, February 10th
12 - 1 PM Eastern Standard Time (GMT - 5:00)
Featuring current students in our five schools.
Graduate Women in STEM Panel Webinar
Tuesday, February 24th
12 - 1 PM Eastern Standard Time (GMT - 5:00)
Featuring female students & faculty in STEM fields.




Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute REU program at  SMART Lighting Engineering Research Center for students in physics, computer science, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering.
 Interested students must apply by February 28th at


1) Updates on NIST SURF program: 
      NIST accept only institutional proposal and nomination,  CCNY internal deadline: January 31, 2015

·             All students submit your individual application to the Office of Student Research and Scholarship

·              at and Cc to before February 1st, 2015.


·   ;  

     For ITL/CTL SURF program available projects, visit

   The Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) and the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) at the National Institute      of Standards and Technology
   (NIST) invite undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors to       apply for the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research
    Fellowship (SURF) program at the NIST laboratories in Gaithersburg,           Maryland. The program is designed to provide hands-on research experience in 
    applied mathematics, statistics, computer security,     information access, software testing, networking, and communications technologies.

2) NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program for undergraduate (Junior and Senior)  and Graduate students majoring in aeronautics related fields. 

Undergraduates are eligible to receive up to $15,000/year for two years and a summer internship with a $10,000 stipend. 
Graduate student awards include up to $11,000 in tuition offset, $35,000 stipend/year for two years and a summer internship with a $10,000 stipend.
 Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applications are due March 31, 2015.
More information can be found on
3) NASA Minority University Research Education Project (MUREP) Scholarship Program:
The scholarship includes 75% of tuition up to a $9,000 per academic scholarship, based on tuition amount, and $6,000 for a summer internship. Applications are due March 31, 2015.
Information on the NASA Scholarship Programs can be found at:, click on: Scholarships
More information can be found on

4) Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates:
 12 week program: May 17 to August 9, 2015; 
 $6,000 stipend plus housing and travel support to and from host institution
 Applications due: February 20, 2015
For more information: 
For application and guidance:


CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program (C-SURP).  Application due Jan.30, 2015

CUNY offers great research opportunities to all CUNY students to conduct 10 weeks  research in CUNY senior colleges' research laboratories.
All CUNY students in sophomore or junior year are eligible to apply. Please visit the C-SURP website for more information and guidance of application:


1.  IBM 2015 summer research internship (requires institutional approval/nomination. CCNY internal application deadline: January 26, 2015)

     The available research projects for IBM-China, IBM-India, and IBM-Zurich along with the CCNY application form can be downloaded from
      Students in undergraduate engineering programs and computer science, masters degree programs and PhD programs are all welcome to apply as long as you have sufficient background to do the selected research projects.
      International students are also eligible. Please notice, the IBM-China site only accept students with Chinese passport since IBM could not pay students with tourist visa in China.
      Please submit the CCNY application form along with resume, personal statement, unofficial transcript and at least one letter of recommendation to before January 26, 2015. 
      Earlier is better for consultation and revision of personal statement.

2.  ORAU Offers Research Opportunities for Students and Faculty of all Experience Levels:


3. Pittsburgh University's Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, and Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute  invite you to apply for the following opportunities:

QoLT and ASPIRE Research Experience for Undergraduates Programs |  May 18-July 24 | Apply by 2/15! 

Internships for Veterans | May 18-July 24 | Apply by 3/15!

Master’s and PhD:
Accepting NOW for Fall 2015!

Postdoctoral fellowships:
Accepting NOW!


1. Cornell University 
 a) LSAMP REU program ( accepting online application till Feb.15, 2015)
    For program description, eligibility and benefit please visit

    The REU participants may have the opportunity to: 
  • Develop a meaningful research agenda and conduct research with a faculty research mentor 
  • Present a scientific research talk
  • Design a research poster and discuss their poster presentation of their research at a symposium on campus
  • Submit a written report at the end of the summer research activity that may lead to a publication
    The  Cornell REU program provides:
  • A research stipend of $4,000
  • A round-trip travel stipend up to $300 for students living outside of Ithaca, NY 
  • A double room in a residential hall
  • A campus bus pass or a campus parking pass
  • Access to state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computer/study lounges, etc.
  b) Cornell REU program for Material science research: 
        Visit for requirements and online application.

2.  2015 Nebraska Summer Research Program  (online application is opening, the priority deadline is Feb.1, 2015)
     A complete listing of faculty mentors and research project descriptions can be found on 
    To apply, please visit
In addition, there is an interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program aimed at conducting cutting edge social and behavioral research into understanding and reducing health disparities and in diversifying minority health researchers.

3. University of Minnesota Materials Research Science and Engineering Center offers summer research programs: 
     (application deadline: Feb.15, 2015)
    These 10-week summer programs provide outstanding educational and research experience in materials science and engineering to faculty and     students from undergraduate institutions. Benefits to undergraduate participants include:
  • $5000 stipend; food, housing, and travel paid
  • Independent research project
  • Professional development activities: oral and poster presentation practice, scientific ethics, GRE prep
  • Hands-on access to world-class instrumentation facilities
  • Visits to industrial partners and academic/national labs
  • Travel grants for post-participation conference attendance
  • Weekly seminar series
  • Exposure to wide variety of research projects and diverse participant base


1. 2015 NIST-SURF program (Accept institutional application only. Individual student's application package should be submitted to before January 26, 2015)
SURF  at Gaithersburg, Maryland: 
 Check 2012, 2013 and 2014 student abstract books to see the research fields and possible projects.

Application form can be downloaded from

SURF at Boulder, Colorado:
 Application form can be downloaded from

Individual student's application package should include:
a) Student Application form;
b) Resume;
c) Personal statement (including research interests for the selected projects and relevant background and course works);
d) Two letters of recommendation;
e) Transcript (unofficial copies acceptable);
f) Verification of US citizenship or legal permanent residence (e.g. Copy of birth certificate, passport, or permanent resident card)

Students can apply for both sites. 

2. IBM summer research internship: all applications should be submitted to before January 12th.
Interested students please download the application form from: 
and submit the application form and supporting documents  to

3. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2015 HS-STEM Summer Internships

    Application deadline: December 22nd, 2014


Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses. Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses. 

 10-week research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute,  Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, and more… 

 Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management,social sciences, and more.  U.S. citizenship required

 Detailed information about the internships can be found at:

Please visit for online application instruction.

4. NASA Internships and instruction for online application: 
    2015 summer research internship applications are accepted from Nov.10, 2014 to March 1, 2015. The enrollment is on a rolling basis.

5. NASA Microgravity research in University of Alabama at Birmingham: 
   Please download the UAB CBSE brochure at   for Biomedical  research projects. 
   Submit Resume, personal statement and the GSOE research fellowship application form to 
   The application form can be downloaded from
   Earlier is better since  the enrollment is on a rolling basis.

6. Amgen Scholar and SURF program at Caltech:  Both require developing a research proposal with the faculty mentor in Caltech.

Amgen Scholar application due Feb.15, 2015:                      
SURF program application (including SURF in NASA JPL) due Feb. 22, 2015: 

7. DAAD RISE (Research internships in science and engineering):  Online application starts at Dec.6, 2014, ends at january 15, 2015, on a rolling basis.


1. 2014-2015 STEP research fellowship (Application Deadline: Nov.1, 2014)
    The STEP research program at CCNY is directed by ME Chair Delale,  which requires a faculty mentor approved project description. 
     It provides $2,000 fellowships for a minimum $10 hours/week research participation and the final results of the project should be presented in 
     2015 GSOE Research day. 
     Freshmen, sophomores and low juniors are eligible for the STEP fellowship. 
     To apply, please fill the general application form online (click the link at the top line) and email the faculty mentor approved project description 

2. 2015 Summer research internship in National Security Agency (Application dead line: Oct.31, 2014)
    For more information, visit

3. DOE SULI program (Application due Jan.9, 2015)
     For SULI program in Brook Haven National Lab, please visit

4. Summer Research Internship in MIT Lincoln Laboratory:

   Students are admitted to the program on a rolling basis, apply earlier is better.
   Projects may be available for students with backgrounds in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, 
   mechanical engineering, aeronautics/astronautics, materials science, molecular biology, biochemistry, and related fields.


1. Seymour A. Seiler Undergraduate Research Fund provides research fellowships to support undergraduate students in individual faculty
    research groups as well as renowned research centers. To apply please complete the online application form above before September 17th, 2014.
     In addition,
please email two letters of recommendations  and unofficial transcripts to before September 17th.
     The research fellow is expected $5,000/year (depending on available funds) for one year. 
     The scholarship recipient is eligible to enter competition for  the second year fellowship (competitive renewal).
2. REU Opportunity in computer vision in Prof. YingLi Tian's Lab
    The project will focus on developing computer vision algorithms of image processing and activity recognition to help people with special needs.
Eligibility: The students must be US citizen or US permanent resident.
    To do research on this project, the students are requested to have:
    1) Strong math background
    2) Good programming skills (C++/Matlab)

The project will be one year from September 2014 to August 2015. Stipend $3,000 from September 2014 to May 2015, $5,000 for summer 2015.
The positions are renewable, depending available funding.

To apply, please fill the GSOE student research fellowship application online before September 10th, Wednesday:

 Qualified candidates will have an interview with Professor Tian and the final decision will be made by Professor Tian.


2013 Announcements
1. For summer research internships, please visit
          for updated scholarship and fellowship opportunities.
         Below are the direct links to a number of US government research institution summer programs:
         1) NIST SURF program:

·   ;

·   ;


·             NIST accept only institutional proposal and nomination,  CCNY internal deadline: January 31, 2014

·             All students submit your individual application to the Office of Student Research and Scholarship

·              at and Cc to before February 1st, 2014.



·             DOE scholars program:

o   Open to U.S. Citizens Only. Undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate. Graduate students are eligible.


o   Application deadline: Jan. 12, 2014


                 DOE postdoctoral and postmaster program:

                                    Open to us and non-us citizen, graduates with PhD or Master degree are eligible.


·             DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)

o   10 Week summer internship program at one of 15 participating SULI laboratories (including Brookhaven National Labs in Long Island).  Eligibility:  Sophomores and higher. Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

                        Application Deadline:  January 10, 2014.  For details:
         5)     The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL):
                  Research opportunities in ORNL:,

         6)      DOD summer programs: all posted on
         7)      NSF REU Program:

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program, which may lead to a job opportunity.

·             Go to  for all details. Application deadline, January 6th 2014.


   2. STEP Grant Fellowships
       Eligibility: US Citizen or Permanent resident, full time engineering major students in lower division (Freshman and sophomore with cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher, 
                       First year transfer students are also eligible)
       Fellowship: $2,500 for one year. The first half will be issued after receiving the faculty mentor approved research project description (300-500 words);  
                                                         The second half will be issued after receiving the faculty mentor approved research report and/or poster presentation.
      For 2013-2014 STEP fellowship, please fill the online application form before October 1st, 2013, and email the faculty mentor approved project description to  before October 21, 2013.


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