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If you are looking for a structured research experience or funding, HOUR has compiled an extensive list of programs and internships within the university and beyond. Search using relevant fields for the best opportunities for you.

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HOUR is proud to offer a number of programs for registered Hopkins undergraduates to help facilitate valuable research experiences. All HOUR programs encourage applications from students from under-served backgrounds, those underrepresented in STEM fields, and those who have no prior research experience.

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The NSF (National Science Foundation) offers an extensive list of Summer REUs (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) funded at institutions around the U.S. Students applying to NSF REUs must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. These programs are highly competitive (abt. 8 students per program), so we encourage you to apply to all that interest you.

Special Note for Students Needing Signed Agreements to participate in external research, internship, and other immersive opportunities (both domestic and international)
We understand the value of student internships, externships, practicums, and other outside the classroom learning experiences with host institutions. However, JHU is limited in its ability to enter in an agreement with a host institution. JHU may enter into an agreement with a host institution for a student learning experience when:
  1. The agreement, or a letter, is solely to verify that the student is enrolled at JHU in an academic degree program; or
  2. When the student internship or externship is part of an academic curriculum requirement counting toward a degree in one of the JHU schools (in this scenario there must be a JHU faculty advisor and an educational plan and goals consistent with the degree curriculum for the student to complete during the internship or externship).
*NOTE: the process to get the opportunity approved and all documents signed and returned may take 2 weeks or longer. Please plan accordingly.
Important for any students proposing projects working with human subjects in any manner:
All projects involving human subjects (including interviews) MUST be approved by the Homewood Institutional Review Board (HIRB) office prior to starting. Information about HIRB requirements and the approval process can be found here. Contact HIRB@jhu.edu with any questions and to begin the approval process prior to starting any research. In order for HOUR to release funding for such projects, students must provide an IRB determination letter for our files.
Important for any students proposing a project requiring international travel:
All projects involving international travel (including a country you are a citizen of) MUST be registered and approved by the Office of Study Abroad prior to traveling. Contact jhuabroad@jhu.edu prior to scheduling your trip. For HOUR to release funding for such projects, students must provide an approval letter from the Office of Study Abroad for our files.
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