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Research Opportunities Beyond UMKC


Opportunities for undergraduate research extend beyond the UMKC campus. You can enrich your undergraduate experience—and prepare for graduate school or a career—by applying for opportunities to complete research at government agencies, research labs, another university, or other organizations that conduct research in your field. The following links provide more information about undergraduate research opportunities around the country.


Association of American Medical Colleges

Summer undergraduate research opportunities at medical schools and health facilities.

American Psychological Association

Undergraduate internships, fellowships, and research opportunities at universities and organizations.

KU Medical Center

The Parker B. Francis (PBF) Summer Fellowship Program offers research opportunities for undergraduates pursuing careers in medicine and medical research.

National Science Foundation

NSF funds research opportunities for undergraduate students through its Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Undergraduate STEM internship programs at national laboratories and other federal research facilities.

Pathways to Science

Fully funded summer research programs in STEM fields.

STEM Undergraduate Opportunities

Undergraduate research opportunities available in government agencies.

Stowers Institute

The Summer Scholars Program allows undergraduates to spend eight weeks working on an independent research project under the direction of a principal investigator.