Summer Research Opportunities in NSF-SBES Schools

Many of the schools participating in the NSF-SBES alliance offer summer research opportunities for undergraduates. Taking advantage of such programs can make you a more attractive candidate for graduate school. Use the links below to explore these programs and obtain more information.

University of California, Berkeley
Summer Research Opportunity Program

Graduate Diversity Director: Ira Young

Participating Departments
Anthropology
Economics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology


Northwestern University
SROP

Program coordinator: Cheryl Judice
c-judice@northwestern.edu

Participating Departments
Anthropology
Human Development and Social Policy
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology


Ohio State University
OSU SROP

Program coordinator: Patrice Dickerson
Dickerson.144@osu.edu

Participating Departments
The CIC SROP


Pennsylvania State University
CIC Summer Research Opportunity Program

Program coordinator: Lee Carpenter
src5@psu.edu

Participating Departments
Biobehavioral Health
Education School Psychology Special Education
Geography
Human Development and Family Studies


Temple University
Temple University AGEP-SROP

Program coordinator: Zebulon Kendrick
zkend@temple.edu

Participating Departments
Anthropology
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology


Texas A&M University
Research Experience for Undergraduates

Program coordinator: Kamesha Spates
kspates@hotmail.com

Participating Departments
Sociology


The Graduate Center, CUNY
CUNY Pipeline Program

Program coordinator: Chantale Damas
cdamas@gc.cuny.edu

Participating Departments
Students majoring in humanities, social, behavioral & economic science, and STEM


University of California, Los Angeles
Summer Program of Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

Program coordinator: Mark Kamimura-Jiménez
mkamimura@gdnet.ucla.edu

Participating Departments
Department participation depends on proposed research projects and faculty interests. All departments are eligible to participate if a match is available.


University of Miami
NSF/SBE Summer Research Experience

Program coordinator: Bill Tallman
btall@miami.edu

Participating Departments
Economics
Geography & Regional Studies
Psychology
Sociology


University of Michigan
Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)

Program coordinator: Robin Rennie
rennie@umich.edu

Participating Departments
Anthropology
Economics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Urban and Regional Planning


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Summer Pre Graduate Research Experience (SPGRE)

Program coordinator: Kathy Wood
kathy_wood@unc.edu

Participating Departments
Anthropology
Economics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Sociology
Odum Institute for Research in Social Science


University of Southern California
Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program

Program coordinator: Dean Campbell
cecildec@usc.edu

Participating Departments
Office of the Provost
(open to all majors—USC students only)