Harvard Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Contributed by aneely on Dec 19, 2022 - 02:46 PM

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We are seeking rising sophomores, juniors and seniors majoring in the life sciences who would like to join a Research Experience for Undergraduates program based in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (OEB) and the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. Members of the program will enjoy cutting edge research experiences within the context of a strong mentorship community made up of faculty, graduate students, and peers. In addition, they will participate in a professional development program that is aimed at preparing students for the graduate school application process, building confidence to succeed in graduate school, and exploring long-term career opportunities. These professional development activities will include attendance of the annual Leadership Alliance National Symposium (LANS) research and mentoring conference. The GEO REU is part of a larger umbrella program, hosted by the Harvard GSAS Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH)

WHO Should Apply?

To apply to the GEO REU, students must be:

US citizens or permanent residents of the US or its possessions.Undergraduates currently enrolled in a degree program and not graduated by the first day of the REU program.18 years of age before the first day of the program.

Students who are under-represented minorities, first generation college students, or from small colleges are strongly encouraged to apply. 

HOW to Apply

Applications for the 2023 GEO program will be accepted through the NSF ETAP platform.

Application deadline: February 1, 2023Dates for Summer 2023: June 5 to August 12, 2023

Harvard University Contact:

REU Program Genes, Ecosystems, Organisms (GEO)Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology26 Oxford StreetCambridge, MA 02461Email: sroh@fas.harvard.eduProgram Director: Dr. Elena Kramer

Please encourage any interested students to reach out to me directly and feel free to forward this message to anyone!