Participants work side by side with CAICE research teams and complete a research project during this exciting paid summer opportunity.

Summer Undergraduate Research

Summer 2023 applications are now closed. For Summer 2024 the summer undergraduate research program will be hosted through the Airborne Institute. Keep an eye on the Airborne Institute website and social media for updates about the Summer 2024 applications. 

Benefits and Details

  • Mentoring from top CAICE faculty, postdocs & graduate students in the CAICE network
  • Conduct exciting hands-on scientific research 
  • 10 week program at a CAICE associated institution
  • Preparation for graduate school, attend field trips & symposiums
  • Presentation of your research results to other students and faculty at the conclusion of the program
  • Receive a minimum stipend of $5000
  • Reimbursement for out of town travel costs (up to $500)
  • Housing & dining for full program duration 

Who Should Apply?

  • Application open to undergraduates with an interest in chemistry who would like to participate in cutting edge CAICE research
  • Women, students from underrepresented groups, and military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Priority will be given to current 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates
  • Students from community colleges are encouraged to apply 
  • Open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents only


Application Instructions

  1. Fill out the application below or click here for the link.
    This will include a personal statement, statement of interest, and contact information for a recommendation letter
  2. After you submit your application, an email will be sent to your selected reference/recommendation writer asking them to fill out a form on your behalf. Please follow up with them to make sure they do so.

Important Notes

  • Summer 2024 applications are now closed. 


If you have any questions, please contact Jeanette Starpine, the Director of Education, Outreach & Diversity


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