• Summer Research Program

    2014 Summer Research Program
    (School of Science-SRP)

    May 22 – August 18, 2014 *

    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.

    Eligibility

    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 2013 program, approximately 31% of applicants were accepted to participate.

    Research Projects

    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—design, development, and deployment of software systems
    • Urban Coast Institute—watershed management, coastal ecosystems, coastal law and policy, and other areas

    The Application Process

    The deadline for applications was March 1. Registered applicants will be notified by April 4, 2014 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 mcate@monmouth.edu.

    Additional Information