Summer Research Application


Paid research internships for high school and college students available for summer 2023!

Help invent scalable, bio-inspired technology to separate and eliminate microplastics from water

Selectees will be part of a continuing mentorship and professional development network extending through the 2023/2024 academic year


Program Goals:

  • Support student achievement in STEM and enhance participation of under-represented students
  • Create a vibrant mentoring and role model network
  • Gain knowledge on effective recruitment and mentoring practices

Summer Compensation (May 30th - July 7th):

  • $3,000 for high school students
  • $5,000 for undergraduate students
  • Each participant is eligible for up to $500 for approved travel expenses (i.e., mileage) and $240 to purchase food (i.e., lunch) on campus


March 31st Application deadline
April 3rd - April 10th Application Review (decisions out by April 14th)
April 17th - April 28th Video Conference interviews with selected applicants
May 18th Employment offers accepted
May 30th Orientation and training
May 30th - July 7th Paid research experience
Academic year,


Monthly cohort experience

Apply Below:

2023 REM-Research Experience and Mentoring Application

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