Which programs are for you?
- A University of Michigan student? You may apply to the programs on this page.
- Are you an non-University of Michigan student looking for summer research opportunities? See the Chemistry REU page.
Undergraduate Research and Independent Study
Participation in undergraduate research is a long-standing tradition in the Department of Chemistry, and is a great learning experience that will help to further develop your problem-solving skills, your laboratory techniques, and your communication skills.
UM students only: Use the researchMatch system [also linked in the tan bar above] to indicate your interest in undergraduate research with our faculty. We use this information to match students with research mentors.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Eligibility: UM Department of Chemistry majors with freshman, sophomore or junior status
Commitment: Minimum 10-week full time research equivalent; participation in weekly seminars, field trips, final poster sessions, and other activities of the program.
Potential Mentors: Chemistry Research Faculty
Every summer, the department and a number of private and corporate partners provide summer undergraduate research fellowships.
For further information, please contact the Chemistry Undergraduate Office