Cameron University

Student Research Opportunities

 Faculty in the Department of Physical Science routinely receive information about student summer research opportunities, internships, seminars. 

Below is my attempt to summarize student opportunities of which I am aware.













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For US Citizens Only (and in some cases permanent residents):

National Science Foundation REU Programs

Variable—search here for your discipline

Summer 2011



Link to Site

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation—Fleming Scholar


Summer 2011

$3000, free housing; Oklahoma resident

February 1, 2011

Link to Site

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Variety of fields

Summer 2011 (also have semester internships)


February 1 preferred, but always open

Link to Site

Western Kentucky University

Investigative biotechnology

Summer 2011

$480 per week; free housing; food; travel, lab supplies

February 4, 2011

Link to Site

Cornell Nanotechnology REU

Physical science and engineering

June 6th—August 12

$3800 + up to $600 for travel; US citizen or permanent resident

February 9, 2011

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In Ghana, through Virginia Tech


May 21—July 13


February 11, 2011

Link to Site

California Institute of Technology—AMGEN Program

Biology, chemistry, and biotechnology

Summer 2011

$5500 for ten weeks; round-trip airfare, housing and food allowance

February 15, 2011

Link to Site

University of Alabama REU

Protein Structure and Function

May 23—July 29, 2011

Stipend, free housing, food allowance, travel

February 25, 2011

Link to Site

NASA—a variety of opportunities

Range of topics


Unknown by me

March 1, 2011

Link to Site  Apply through this one site for 15 research areas at once

Idaho State University

Nuclear Physics, Radiobiology, and Nuclear Engineering

May 16—July 22, negotiable

$4500, travel to and from, room board

March 1, 2011

Link to Site

University of Tennessee—Knoxville

Sensing and Signaling

June 6—July 29, 2011

“Nice” stipend; campus housing; sophomores, juniors

March 30, 2011

Link to Site

Citizenship Not Required:

National Energy Technology Laboratory

Variety of science fields




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