Rochester is a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates Site, providing funding for a number of students every summer. As required by NSF policy, preference will be given to students from schools that do not have a PhD program in Chemistry. Underrepresented minority students and women are especially encouraged to apply. Summer research students have their own research problem, a specific faculty advisor and a specific day-to-day graduate student or postdoctoral mentor. Everybody participates in a weekly group meeting, reporting to each other on their research projects and results in oral, poster, and written form. Discussions of careers, graduate work, and scientific ethics are also part of the experience.
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For more information on the Chemistry Undergraduate Program, please contact our Undergraduate Program Coordinator, a faculty member of the Undergraduate Studies Committee, or one of our Peer Advisors.