Current Research Opportunities

Undergraduate researchers can search through the posts below to find new opportunities that fit their experience and needs. This is not a comprehensive list of available research opportunities. If you are interested in getting involved in research, and none of these opportunities are a good fit, check out Research Development opportunities or fill out a Find a Mentor Form. This will help you contact us so we can help you find an opportunity that is right for you.

If you are a faculty or graduate student mentor, and would like to add your research opportunity to this list, please fill out this opportunity submission form.

Opportunities

To view one of the following opportunities, click on the title. It will pull up the opportunity description and contact information. Postings are organized alphabetically, not by date, so make sure to browse all opportunities!

Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Paid
Scholarship
Statewide
Arts
Education
Arts & Humanities | Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide
CHaSS Experiential Learning Scholarships

CHaSS Experiential Learning Scholarships

Arts & Humanities | Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Statewide
Arts
Paid
Internal
Scholarship
Arts & Humanities | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide
Caine College of the Arts Differential Tuition and Travel Funds

Caine College of the Arts Differential Tuition and Travel Funds

Arts & Humanities | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide

Statewide
Paid
Internal
Arts
Scholarship
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Arts & Humanities | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide
Caine College of the Arts Summer Arts Research Grant (SARG)

Caine College of the Arts Summer Arts Research Grant (SARG)

Arts & Humanities | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide

Statewide
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Scholarship
Education
Paid
Internal
Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide
College of Education and Human Services Research Grant

College of Education and Human Services Research Grant

Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide

Statewide
STEM
Internal
Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Scholarship
Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide | STEM
College of Science Minigrants

College of Science Minigrants

Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide | STEM

Summer
Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internship
External
Community Engaged
STEM
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math | Community Engaged | External to USU | Internship | Summer | Paid
Come Back Home: Summer 2024 Research Internship at Dine’ College

Come Back Home: Summer 2024 Research Internship at Dine’ College

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math | Community Engaged | External to USU | Internship | Summer | Paid

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
STEM
Internship
External
Paid
External to USU | Internship | Paid | STEM
Department of Energy 2025 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
External
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Scholarship
Summer
International
Community Engaged
Community Engaged | External to USU | International | Scholarship | Summer
EUROscholars

EUROscholars

Community Engaged | External to USU | International | Scholarship | Summer

Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Scholarship
Statewide
Paid
STEM
Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide | STEM
Engineering Undergraduate Research Scholars

Engineering Undergraduate Research Scholars

Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | Statewide | STEM

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal
Paid
STEM
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math | Internal | Paid
Entry-Level Research Internship in Ecology and Animal Behavior

Entry-Level Research Internship in Ecology and Animal Behavior

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math | Internal | Paid

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Paid
STEM
External
External to USU | Paid | STEM
Federal STEM Program

Federal STEM Program

External to USU | Paid | STEM

Scholarship
Paid
External
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External to USU | Paid | Scholarship
Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright Scholar Program

External to USU | Paid | Scholarship

External
Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
STEM
Scholarship
External to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM
Goldwater Scholar Program

Goldwater Scholar Program

External to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal
Scholarship
Statewide
Paid
Presenting
Internal to USU | Paid | Presenting & Publishing | Scholarship | Statewide
Honors Research Fund

Honors Research Fund

Internal to USU | Paid | Presenting & Publishing | Scholarship | Statewide

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External
STEM
Presenting
External to USU | Presenting & Publishing | STEM
Intermountain Engineering, Technology, and Computing Conference

Intermountain Engineering, Technology, and Computing Conference

External to USU | Presenting & Publishing | STEM

Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
STEM
Paid
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math | Internal | Paid
Irrigation Lab Equipment Manager

Irrigation Lab Equipment Manager

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math | Internal | Paid

STEM
Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal to USU | STEM
Kit Fox Camera Occupancy Survey, Emery County, Utah
STEM
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External
Paid
Summer
External to USU | Paid | STEM | Summer
NASA STEM Engagement

NASA STEM Engagement

External to USU | Paid | STEM | Summer

External
Paid
STEM
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External to USU | Paid | STEM
NSF Funding Opportunities

NSF Funding Opportunities

External to USU | Paid | STEM

Internship
STEM
Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Scholarship
External
External to USU | Internship | Paid | Scholarship | STEM | Summer
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

External to USU | Internship | Paid | Scholarship | STEM | Summer

STEM
External
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Paid
External to USU | Paid | STEM
National Science Foundation Research Experiences
Internship
Paid
External
Education
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Summer
Education, Business & Social Sciences | External to USU | Internship | Paid | Summer
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Education, Business & Social Sciences | External to USU | Internship | Paid | Summer

Internal
STEM
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Paid
Internal to USU | Paid | STEM
Opportunity to learn and research nematode-plant-insect interactions
Scholarship
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal
External
Paid
STEM
External to USU | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM
Paid Reptile Field Survey Opportunity

Paid Reptile Field Survey Opportunity

External to USU | Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM

Scholarship
Education
Summer
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal
STEM
Arts
Statewide
Arts & Humanities | Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Statewide | Scholarship | STEM | Summer
Peak Summer Research Fellows

Peak Summer Research Fellows

Arts & Humanities | Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Statewide | Scholarship | STEM | Summer

External
Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External to USU | Paid
Pre-PhD Research Experiences
Presenting
Community Engaged
Arts
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Arts & Humanities | Community Engaged | Presenting & Publishing
Publish in Intermountain Histories

Publish in Intermountain Histories

Arts & Humanities | Community Engaged | Presenting & Publishing

Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Presenting
Presenting & Publishing | Paid
Publish in Young Scholars in Writing

Publish in Young Scholars in Writing

Presenting & Publishing | Paid

Scholarship
STEM
Internal
Statewide
Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM | Statewide
QCNR Undergraduate Research Grants

QCNR Undergraduate Research Grants

Internal to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM | Statewide

External
Scholarship
STEM
Summer
Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM | Summer
REU at Idaho National Laboroatory's Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Community Engaged
Presenting
Internal
Community Engaged | Internal to USU | Presenting & Publishing
Research Publication: Transforming Communities

Research Publication: Transforming Communities

Community Engaged | Internal to USU | Presenting & Publishing

Scholarship
Summer
External
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External to USU | Scholarship | Summer
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance Field Scholarship
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Presenting
External
External to USU | Presenting & Publishing
Stanford Research Conference

Stanford Research Conference

External to USU | Presenting & Publishing

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External
External to USU
Student Exchange at Research University
STEM
Paid
Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math | Internal | Paid
Thermochemical Research Assistant

Thermochemical Research Assistant

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math | Internal | Paid

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal
Community Engaged
Presenting
Community Engaged | Internal to USU | Presenting & Publishing
Transforming Communities Institute

Transforming Communities Institute

Community Engaged | Internal to USU | Presenting & Publishing

Statewide
Paid
Presenting
Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal to USU | Paid | Presenting & Publishing | Statewide
USUSA Travel Funding

USUSA Travel Funding

Internal to USU | Paid | Presenting & Publishing | Statewide

Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
STEM
Paid
Internal to USU | Paid | STEM
Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Genome Engineering and Stem Cells
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Arts
Presenting
STEM
Education
Scholarship
Summer
Internal
Arts & Humanities | Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Presenting & Publishing | Scholarship | STEM | Summer
Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunities (URCO)

Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunities (URCO)

Arts & Humanities | Education, Business & Social Sciences | Internal to USU | Presenting & Publishing | Scholarship | STEM | Summer

STEM
Internal
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Paid
Internal to USU | Paid | STEM
Undergraduate Research in Experimental Solid Mechanics
STEM
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
External
Scholarship
Paid
External to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM
University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center

University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center

External to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM

Paid
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
STEM
External
External to USU | Paid | STEM
University of Kentucky REU Physics

University of Kentucky REU Physics

External to USU | Paid | STEM

Scholarship
Summer
External
STEM
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Paid
External to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM | Summer
University of Missouri Summer Research Program

University of Missouri Summer Research Program

External to USU | Paid | Scholarship | STEM | Summer

Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Internal
Paid
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math | Internal | Paid
Web Application Developer for Data Science and Applications Lab

Web Application Developer for Data Science and Applications Lab

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math | Internal | Paid

Paid
Presenting
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math | Internal | Presenting & Publishing | Paid
Web Development and Data Analysis

Web Development and Data Analysis

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math | Internal | Presenting & Publishing | Paid