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Northwestern University

http://www.northwestern.edu/
Evanston, IL

STEM programs, research opportunities, and contacts from Northwestern University.


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K-12 Educators

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center(MRSEC) RET

The Center provides a Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program each summer. Middle-school, high-school, and community-college teachers are eligi ... read more


Undergraduate Students

Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology Research Experience for Undergraduates

Selected participants will spend 10 weeks conducting research in collaboration with one more principal investigators of the Center for Sustainable Nan ... read more

Center for Sustainable Polymers Summer Research Program

The Center for Sustainable Polymers (CSP) is a NSF funded Center for Chemical Innovation whose mission is to transform how plastics are made and unmad ... read more
an IBP member program

Cultural Heritage Research in the Netherlands

This unique 8-week opportunity will provide selected students with a valuable interdisciplinary experience abroad with cultural heritage scientists wh ... read more

CURE Summer Research Program in the biomedical sciences

CURE (Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience Program) is a summer research program at the Lurie Cancer Center for underserved college students ... read more


Northwestern University CIERA Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Astrophysics in its Modern Interdisciplinary Context

Our summer REU program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to pursue an astrophysics-based interdisciplinary research project in collabora ... read more

REU Summer Internships at the Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden, with colleagues from partner institutions, hosts a 10-week summer research experience. This program offers undergraduate p ... read more
an IBP member program

REU: Hands-on Materials-Related Research at Northwestern University

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program takes place over a 9-week period each summer.

The NU-Materials Research Science and Engineering ... read more


Summer Internships in Nanotechnology

Hands-on research infuses the traditional undergraduate curriculum with excitement. Through its Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) summer pr ... read more


Graduate Students

CIC Professional Advancement Initiative AGEP-T

The underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans in science, technology, engineering, and mat ... read more
an IBP member program

Collaborative Research: AGEP Transformation Alliance: CIRTL AGEP - Improved Academic Climate for STEM Dissertators and Postdocs to Increase Interest in Faculty Careers

The project includes activities to address faculty and postdoc behavior and knowledge about mentoring, advising, and mitigating implicit bias and micr ... read more

Cultural Heritage Research in the Netherlands

This unique 8-week opportunity will provide selected students with a valuable interdisciplinary experience abroad with cultural heritage scientists wh ... read more


Postdoc & Early Career

Center for Sustainable Polymers Postdoctoral Fellowship

Participation of groups that are underrepresented in STEM disciplines is essential to the health and vitality of science and engineering. The CSP is d ... read more
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CIC Professional Advancement Initiative AGEP-T

The underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans in science, technology, engineering, and mat ... read more
an IBP member program

Research Centers

Molecular Engineering for the Conversion of Biomass Derived Reactants to Fuels, Chemicals, and Materials

Environmental problems created by our dependence on fossil fuels, such as global climate change, are driving the search for renewable sources of energ ... read more
study abroad program

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The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. Click here to learn more and apply!

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