Summer Research Programs 

The University of Minnesota MRSEC will provide up to 20 full-time summer research positions to undergraduate students during the summer of 2020.

Program Benefits:

  • $5000 stipend; food, housing, and travel paid
  • $1000 research supply fund
  • Independent research project
  • Professional development activities: oral and poster presentation practice, scientific ethics, GRE prep, seminar series, graduate application instruction
  • Hands-on access to world-class instrumentation facilities
  • Visits to industrial partners and academic/national labs
  • Travel grants for post-participation conference attendance
  • Exposure to wide variety of research projects and diverse participant base

Program Dates: June 1 – August 7, 2020.
Application Deadline:  Feb. 15, 2020

Participating Departments: Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Students in all STEM majors are encouraged to apply.

Additional information and applications for all of our programs can be found on our web site at