Research Opportunities On Campus

The OUR has compiled research opportunities to assist students in their search for a research experience. Please keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list. If you are looking for something else, or know of something that you think we should add to this page, please contact us at

For questions related to a program, please look through the program's website and reach out to them directly.

Last updated: 6/10/2021
ProgramTimeframeEligibilityDACA EligibleApplication OpensApplication Deadline
Engaged Humanities InitiativeAcademic YearFirst Year Student or Transfer Student
Guaranteed Paid Internship Program (GPIP)SummerUS CItizen/Permanent Resident; 3.2 GPA; Freshman Engineering and Computer Science students who are directly admitted into the College of Engineering in the Fall of the academic year.Fall 2020
L@s GANAS Research Fellowship Academic YearIntent to major in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Neuroscience; Identify as Latinx; Starting 2nd academic year or transfer studentYes
Multidisciplinary Oral Science Training (MOST) Program
Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE)SummerBe enrolled in energy or sustainability-related program at an academic institute as a senior-undergraduate, graduate student, or in a professional or certificate programYes
Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)SummerBe a US Citizen or Permanent Resident; Sophomore/Junior with 2.75 GPA from underrepresented ethnic groupFall 2020February 5, 2021
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow Award (SURF)SummerSophomore/Junior majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field; US Citizen or Permanent Resident; 3.2 GPAOctober 2020January 25, 2021
Sustainability Internship ProgramSpring semester or SummerMarch 1, 2021
UIC Honors College Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA)Fall & Spring semesterMust be in Honors College
Urban Public Policy FellowshipAcademic YearMinimum 45 credit hours of school, any major, 2.75 GPA minimumMay 14, 2021