2013 Summer Research Program (School of Science-SRP)
May 20 – August 15, 2013 *
The Monmouth University School of Science-SRP is a 12-week research experience for students to work on collaborative research projects under the supervision of School of Science faculty and staff.
Program Highlights for Students
- Employment as a paid student researcher for the summer
- Potential to earn college-credits for research experience
- Opportunity to be a researcher in a student-faculty collaborative research team
- Gain research experience that is invaluable for future employment in industry and for entry into graduate and professional school programs
- Weekly lunches and social events for students to interact with other student-researchers and faculty members.
- Present research at an informal symposium
- Seminars on topics such as career development, science ethics, and graduate school.
* Flexible starting and ending dates are available.
The program is open to undergraduate or M.S.-level graduate students. A limited number of openings are available for selected high school students and incoming first-year students at Monmouth University. Priority acceptance is given to Monmouth University students.
Most faculty research mentors who will work with high school students will be accepting rising seniors only.
PLEASE NOTE: Applications for the Summer Research Program are reviewed on a competitive basis. For the 2012 program, approximately 28% of applicants were accepted to participate.
School of Science-SRP participants will have the opportunity to carry out exciting original research in the following areas:
- Biology—cell biology, cancer biology, molecular biology, ecology, entomology, marine and environmental biology, reproductive biology
- Chemistry, Medical Technology, and Physics—bioorganic chemistry, green synthetic chemistry, environmental analytical chemistry, nanotechnology and drug delivery
- Computer Science—computer networks, databases, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, programming
- Mathematics—statistical applications of mathematics
- Software Engineering—collaborative work with the Rapid Response Institute
- Rapid Response Institute—homeland defense and emergency preparedness for natural and man-made disasters
- Urban Coast Institute—watershed management, coastal ecosystems, coastal law and policy, and other areas
The Application Process
Applications for the 2013 Summer Research Program are no longer being accepted. [The deadline was March 1, at 5:00 p.m]. Registered applicants will be notified by April 5, 2013 about the status of their application. Please see the Summer at Monmouth Web site for more information regarding applying and registering for summer courses (if you are working in the SRP for credit) and campus housing. Once accepted into the program, non-Monmouth University students need to fill out a Human Resources Job Application.
For More Information
If you have any questions about the Summer Research Program, please contact Mrs. Margaret Cate at firstname.lastname@example.org.