REU: A Secret to Getting Paid to do Science Research over the Summer

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What is a REU?

REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) is a NSF (National Science Foundation) Paid Summer Internship. There are other summer programs that are not NSF funded, but the same principles apply.

What is Involved in an REU Application?

Each REU Site (or a small collection of REU Sites) has their own online application that may include:

What Makes an Application Stand Out?