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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

Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

This fall the Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, a NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, is hosting a six-week Massive Open Online Course ... read more


Undergraduate Students

Center for Sustainable Polymers Summer Research Program

The Center for Sustainable Polymers is a NSF Center for Chemical Innovation whose mission is to transform how plastics are made and unmade through inn ... read more
an IBP member programupcoming deadline

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

Northwestern University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) is the proud host of a NSF-funded Research Exp ... read more
upcoming deadline

IMOD REU - Optoelectronics and Quantum Materials

The IMOD Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program supports a select group of undergraduates, community college, and tribal college student ... read more
upcoming deadline

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center: Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

The NU-Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Summer REU program is a 9 week interdisciplinary program focused on multi-functional nanoscal ... read more

NU-CURE: Cancer-focused Undergraduate Research Experience

We invite underserved undergraduate students interested in biomedical sciences to participate in leading-edge cancer research and career exploration a ... read more
upcoming deadlinejust posted!

Paid REU Summer Internships at the Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden welcomes undergraduates that are interested in plant biology and conservation to apply to our Research Experiences for Unde ... read more
an IBP member programupcoming deadline

Paid Rosetta Commons Research Experience for Undergraduates

Interns in this geographically-distributed REU program have the opportunity to participate in research using the Rosetta Commons software. The Rosetta ... read more
an IBP member programstudy abroad programupcoming deadlinefunds international students

Quantitative Biology Undergraduate Summer Research Program

The Quantitative Biology Undergraduate Summer Research Program offers summer research fellowships to undergraduates. This program allows undergraduate ... read more
upcoming deadline

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Nanotechnology

Hands-on research infuses the traditional undergraduate curriculum with excitement. To date, the IIN has provided 387 students with a glimpse into the ... read more
upcoming deadline

Graduate Students

CIC Professorial Advancement Initiative (PAI)

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

Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

This fall the Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, a NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, is hosting a six-week Massive Open Online Course ... read more

Researcher, Center for Deep Learning

Center for Deep Learning (CDL) seeks an exceptional postdoctoral researcher in the area of deep learning and data science. CDL is composed of faculty ... read more
funds international students

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
an IBP member programfunds international students

CIC Professorial Advancement Initiative (PAI)

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

Five Categories of Postdoctoral Appointments

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Northwestern University supports five different categories of postdoctoral appointments.

-Postdoctoral Scholar ... read more


Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

This fall the Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, a NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, is hosting a six-week Massive Open Online Course ... read more

NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology's Fellows Program

The NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Northwestern University is a place where mathematical scientists and developmental biologists intens ... read more

Researcher, Center for Deep Learning

Center for Deep Learning (CDL) seeks an exceptional postdoctoral researcher in the area of deep learning and data science. CDL is composed of faculty ... read more
funds international students

Faculty & Administrators

Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

This fall the Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, a NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, is hosting a six-week Massive Open Online Course ... read more

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