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Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grant »


This program is for new, original research only.

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Resource Types: Academic Year Program, Grant, Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Open to all fields

Contact Name: Office of Undergraduate Research

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern University Undergradutes Only
Program Duration: Academic year
Stipend Amount: $1,000

Languages: Spanish


AccessibleNU »


Northwestern University and AccessibleNU are committed to providing a supportive and challenging environment for all undergraduate, graduate, professional school, and professional studies students with disabilities who attend the University.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Alison May

Contact Email: [email protected]


African American Studies Program »


Northwestern University’s Department of African American Studies offers courses comparing the black experience in various parts of the world, allowing students to learn to analyze identity, race, and racism as formations that change over time and space.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Academic Program

Contact Name: Martha Biondi

Contact Email: [email protected]


African Students Association (ASA) »


ASA is a student organization for African students and those interested in African culture. Our main goal is to create and sustain community for those interested in engaging African culture.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Charles Kellom

Contact Email: [email protected]


African/African-American Resource Center (AARC) »


The programming and initiatives of the African and African American Resource Center are diverse in nature and include conferences, workshops, speaker series, mentoring, personal and academic guidance and many other activities.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: African/African American Resource Center Staff

Contact Email: [email protected]


Alliance for Student Social Workers


A student run club that “that serves as a place to socialize and connect with peers and create lifelong community allies and partners.”

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Social Work


Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) »


The Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) is a student-organization at Northwestern University that strives to raise Asian/Asian American awareness and community-building on campus.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Theanne Liu

Contact Email: [email protected]


Bachelor of Arts: Health and Wellness: Community Health and Wellness »


The Community Health and Wellness track includes an internship. The internship is comprised of a semester-long fieldwork experience with weekly assignments. The field experience consists of a minimum of 200 clock hours of work (typically unpaid) in a community health and wellness agency during the major’s final spring semester.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Public Health

Contact Name: Ms. Marianne Morrissey, MA

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Academic year


Basic Research Seminar Series »


The physicians and scientists at the Lurie Cancer Center study the causes and behavior of cancer to develop more effective approaches to prevention, detection and treatment.

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Resource Types: Seminar Series
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Medicine, Oncology

Contact Name: Denise Marshall

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Academic year


Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society »


A society for students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study.

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Resource Types:
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Biology

Contact Name: Joseph Marsili

Contact Email: [email protected]


Black Caucus »


Establishing a cohesive union between underrepresented students and to focus on leadership education, public health and economic development among them.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Public Health

Contact Name: Ahriel Mullings

Contact Email: [email protected]


Cancer Health Disparities Research Program (T37) »


The research-intensive experience provides students with an overview of health disparities; an opportunity to work with transdisciplinary research teams and exposure to community engaged participatory research topics.

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Resource Types: Research Program, Summer Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health Disparities

Contact Name: Melisa Simon MD, Professor of Clinical Gynecology Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-General/Preventive Medicine and Medical Social Sciences

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Currently enrolled NEIU students are encouraged to apply. Priority is given to applications from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and/or individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds
Program Duration: Summer, 12 weeks
Stipend Amount: Varies depending on education stage
Application Due Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022


Career Development Center »


Career Development Center empowers the Northeastern Illinois University community by providing excellent opportunities for career exploration.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Career Center

Contact Name: Ted McMahon

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Academic year


CaribNation »


Northwestern’s Caribbean Student Alliance is an organization for students of Caribbean descent, as well as all members of the NU community who are interested in the dynamic culture. It seeks to explore and preserve the culture through many types of on-campus programming.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Charles Kellom

Contact Email: [email protected]


Chicago Area Mentorship Program (CAMP) »


A student organization that aims to inspire high school students to work towards their aspirations by stressing the importance of hard work, determination and self-confidence.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Mentorship

Contact Name: Haley Jakabcsin

Contact Email: [email protected]


Chinese Student Association »


The Chinese Students Association is one of the first established Asian-American student groups at Northwestern. We aim to promote the awareness of Chinese culture on campus and elsewhere while encouraging a social environment for students of all backgrounds.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Louie Lainez

Contact Email: [email protected]


CURE (Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience Program) »


Students work on a research project in a biomedical discipline under the guidance of a Cancer Center faculty mentor participating in laboratory research and allowing participants to experience directly what it means to be a biomedical researcher.

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Resource Types: Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Biomedical Sciences

Contact Name: Robin Leikin, PhD Director, CURE Program Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Underserved Student - African American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander or Native American
Program Duration: Summer, 8 weeks
Stipend Amount: $4,500
Students Funded: 12 undergraduate students, housing & travel provided
Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022


Department of Campus Inclusion and Community (RespectNU) »


The mission of the Department of Campus Inclusion and Community is to work collaboratively with the entire university community to create opportunities for dialogue, experiential learning, leadership development, multicultural education, social justice training, and advocacy aimed at fostering an inclusive learning environment for all students.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Dr. Lesley-Ann Brown-Henderson

Contact Email: [email protected]


Future Health Professionals »


To promote health consciousness amongst the student body, sponsor health related activities for the benefit of the community at large and provide a network of resources for NEIU pre-health students.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health

Contact Name: Joshua Kruithof, David Nassim-Sabat

Contact Email: [email protected]


Gender & Sexuality Studies Program »


This program questions gender and sexuality in the U.S., transnationally, and in history, and answer them using research tools from across the humanities and social sciences, as well as from feminist, masculinity, LGBT and queer studies.  

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Academic Program

Contact Name: Mary Weismantel

Contact Email: [email protected]


Global Brigades


Global Brigades (GB) is the largest, student-led, nonprofit health and sustainable development organization with varied membership that spans North American and European universities.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Environmental, Public Health

Contact Name: Christine McCary

Contact Email: [email protected]


Global Health Seminar Series »


The Center for Global Health, within the Institute for Public Health and Medicine, promotes health equity issues on Northwestern University campuses and build upon the knowledge base in the field of global health.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Seminar Series
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health

Contact Name: Center for Global Health

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern University staff, Faculty, and Students
Program Duration: Academic year


Green Conservation Group


A student run club that “Promote(s) ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY on campus at NEIU, through education and community involvement. To get like-minded people to join us, bring their concerns and empower them to create meaningful change in the name of our environment.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Environmental, Health Sciences


Honors Program »


Program for high achieving students–expands what students do as part of any degree program, including a required thesis.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Arts, Business, Education, Science

Contact Name: Dr. Jon Hageman

Eligibility Criteria: Prospective freshman with ACT score of 25 or above, or current NEIU student or transfer student with cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above
Program Duration: 1.5-4 Years
Students Funded: Access to merit-based scholarships


Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) Seminar Series »


The IPHAM Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary forum where faculty, students, residents, fellows, and staff gather to hear invited speakers present leading-edge work in the areas spanning public health and medicine.

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Resource Types: Seminar/Webinar Series
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Medicine, Public Health

Contact Name: IPHAM

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Academic year


Kaibigan: Filipino Students Association »


Kaibigan is a Northwestern student-run organization dedicated to promoting Filipino culture through education and exposure. The group fosters a sense of community providing a reliable and supportive environment for its members

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Alejandro Magana

Contact Email: [email protected]


Latina & Latino Studies Program »


The Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University engages in teaching, research, and service activities that represent current production of knowledge about Latina and Latino communities in the United States.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Academic Program

Contact Name: Frances Aparicio

Contact Email: [email protected]


Latino/a Resource Center »


The Latino/a Resource Center supports the core values of diversity and multiculturalism in Northeastern Illinois University’s mission and the Pedroso Center’s commitment to social justice through advocacy on behalf of Latina/o students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other members of the university community.

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Resource Types:
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Maria Genao-Homs

Contact Email: [email protected]


LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern Illinois University »


The LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern Illinois University provides an affirming environment for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all identities by creating educational, cultural and social opportunities

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: LGBTQ

Contact Name: Stephen Loveless

Contact Email: [email protected]


MARC NU-STAR Program »


A comprehensive educational program for students, comprising innovative curriculum developments that integrate quantitative sciences into the program of study of the STEM disciplines, diverse research experiences that include research training in RU/VH universities, structured mentoring and advising, and financial support

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Technology

Contact Name: Dr. Emina A. Stojković

Eligibility Criteria: Students who are underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.
Program Duration: 2 Years
Stipend Amount: $10,000 / Year


Math, Science, and Technology for Quality Education (MSTQE)


The Math, Science, and Technology for Quality Education (MSTQE) program is an interdisciplinary minor that combines math with science content courses designed specifically with educators in mind. It is a bridge program with City Colleges, so the benefit to CCC students is that they are able to enroll in and earn credits at NEIU while completing an associate’s degree at CCC.

 

Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Academic Affairs

Contact Name: Billie Díaz

Contact Email: [email protected]


McNair Scholars »


The goal of the McNair Program is to increase the attainment of doctoral degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Arts, Business, Education, Science

Contact Name: Angela Vidal-Rodriguez

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Status as a first-generation college student with income eligibility and/or a member of a group underrepresented in graduate education.
Program Duration: Academic Year with Summer Research
Stipend Amount: $2,800
Application Due Date: Friday, November 29, 2024


MEDLIFE


MEDLIFE aims to partner with motivated individuals in poor communities working to improve their access to medicine, increase education and enhance community development.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Public Health

Contact Email: [email protected]


Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (MEChA) de Northwestern »


A student organization that promotes higher education, cultura, and historia.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Frances Aparicio

Contact Email: [email protected]


Multicultural Student Affairs »


Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) enriches the cultural experience of Northwestern through leadership and education programming; providing opportunities for community engagement and identity expression; and assisting students in navigating the University.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Resource Center

Contact Name: Charles Kellom

Contact Email: [email protected]


NEIU Project Success »


Project Success remains dedicated to access and equity by serving students of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, and backgrounds making it one of the most diverse programs on campus.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Email: [email protected]


NEIU Student Disability Services »


Provides students with physical and learning disabilities reasonable accommodations and services in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Email: [email protected]


NEIU TRIO Support »


Program offers Northeastern Illinois University students extra academic and social help so they stay in school through graduation.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Name: Monica Teixeira

Contact Email: [email protected]


Non-Traditional Degrees Program »


Broadly interdisciplinary degree programs. Includes the UWW program in which students can apply work and training experience to their degrees.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Academic Affairs

Contact Name: Dr. Kimberly Sanborn

Students Funded: Access to merit-based scholarships


NorthShore HealthSystem Breast Research Program »


During the internship, interns typically work on one or two projects related to breast cancer and are responsible for collecting clinical data throughout the summer, as well as presenting their projects at the end of their internship.

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Resource Types: Summer Internship
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Medicine

Contact Name: Mary Turk

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Summer
Students Funded: 2 Students


Northwestern Community Development Corps (NCDC) »


An organization that seeks to engage students in community development at Northwestern University, in Evanston, and throughout Chicago by promoting civic engagement through direct service, social awareness, and advocacy.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Community Development

Contact Name: Jacob Sherman

Contact Email: [email protected]


Northwestern Emergency Medicine Organization


Northwestern Emergency Medicine Organization serves to promote a greater visibility for the broad-range applications of emergency medicine on campus and within the Greater Chicago area.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Medicine

Contact Name: Angela Mitchell

Contact Email: [email protected]


Northwestern University Native American and Indigenous Student Association »


Northwestern University Native American and Indigenous Student Association is dedicated to promoting and inspiring the interests of the community of American Indian students and those who appreciate American Indian cultures at Northwestern University.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Doug Medin

Contact Email: [email protected]


Northwestern’s Engage Chicago Program – Special Concentration in Health and Medicine »


Throughout the summer, the group will visit sites and organizations relevant to the seminar topics. Examples of prospective field study visits include sites like community health clinics, school-based health centers, mobile health resources, health advocacy organizations, public health prevention campaigns, or medical research centers.

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Resource Types: Seminars and Field Experiences
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health, Medicine

Contact Name: Dr. Robert Sargis, MD/PhD of the University of Chicago

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Summer, 8 weeks
Application Due Date: Thursday, February 29, 2024


NU Queer Pride Graduate Student Association »


Northwestern University’s Queer Pride Graduate Student Association is an award-winning social and advocacy group for graduate students enrolled in The Graduate School of Northwestern University.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Email: [email protected]


Osher Center For Integrative Medicine »


The Center is looking for students who are looking to gain experience interacting with patients, learn more about integrative medicine (IM), meet Northwestern IM faculty, and gain a fundamental understanding of what is involved in conducting clinical research.

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Resource Types: Volunteering Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Medicine

Contact Name: Stephanie Schuette

Contact Email: [email protected]


Peer Health Exchange


Peer Health Exchange’s mission is to give teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Education, Public Health

Contact Name: Andrea Bell

Contact Email: [email protected]


Polish-American Student Alliance (PASA) »


The Polish-American Student Alliance (PASA) serves as social and academic support for Polish-American students on campus. PASA commits itself to building a strong community among its memebers and working wih other cultural student groups.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Jason Hanson

Contact Email: [email protected]


Project ShoutOUT »


One of Northwestern University’s undergraduate student out-reach groups, working with LGBTQIA+ communities in the Chicago area.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Devin Moss

Contact Email: [email protected]


Proyecto Pa’Lante »


Students in Proyecto Pa’Lante are provided with personal and academic support programs and services designed to enhance learning and development, as well as ease the academic and social transition to Northeastern.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:


Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society »


An international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Psychology

Contact Name: Chris Merchant


Research Apprenticeships »


As a research apprentice, a student may assist a faculty member by conducting literature reviews, coding data, interviewing subjects, participating in research team meetings or completing a variety of other tasks. Research apprenticeships take approximately eight to 10 hours per week.

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Resource Types: Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern Undergraduate Student
Program Duration: 1 Quarter


Sexual Health and Assault Peer Educators


Northwestern student organization affiliated with Northwestern University Health Service that provides education, organizes events, and generates dialogue about sexual health and sexual assault.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Public Health

Contact Name: Erin Clark

Contact Email: [email protected]


Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in the Sciences


An academic club for minority persons to help them succeed within the STEM fields.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Education, Mathematics, Science, Technology

Contact Name: Robert Fidis

Contact Email: [email protected]


Student Center for Science Engagement (SCSE) »


A friendly space where students gather to study and talk about science. At the SCSE students form study groups, receive tutoring and get individualized guidance on preparing for science-oriented careers.

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Resource Types: Tutoring Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Mathematics, Psychology, Science

Contact Email: [email protected]


Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP) »


A primary focus is as a funding source for undergraduate Northwestern students who have accepted (or planning on securing) an unpaid internship in an industry that traditionally does not pay their interns.

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Resource Types: Grant, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Open to all fields

Contact Name: Katie Farrington

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern University Undergraduated Only
Program Duration: Summer
Stipend Amount: $3000 stipent towards unpaid internship
Application Due Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022


Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)


A competitive research experience at Northwestern University for sophomores and juniors from colleges and universities across the United States exploring all fields of research at Northwestern. Students must have an interest in pursuing a doctoral degree (PhD) at Northwestern University.

Resource Types: Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Chemical and Biological Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Students who are traditionally underrepresented in graduate education (e.g., certain racial and ethnic minorities, women in STEM, first-generation college students, etc.) are encouraged to apply to participate.
Program Duration: Summer, 8 weeks
Stipend Amount: $4000
Application Due Date: Monday, February 19, 2024


Summer Undergraduate Research Grants (SURG) »


A grant to cover living and research expenses for full-time eight week independent academic and creative work in all fields of study under faculty supervision.

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Resource Types: Grant, Research Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Open to all fields

Contact Name: Office of Undergraduate Research

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Northwestern University Undergraduates Only
Program Duration: Summer, 8 weeks
Stipend Amount: $4,000 lump-sum grant
Application Due Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022


The Medical Decoder


The Medical Decoder is a student-produced publication run by, and designed for, those interested in the world of medicine and health care.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Healthcare Publication, Medicine

Contact Name: Tom Bozza

Contact Email: [email protected]


UIC HCOE Medicinal Scholars »


The Medicina Scholars program is designed to introduce undergraduate Latino scholars to the medical profession. The three-year curriculum gives Latino undergraduate a strong basis to succeed and become competitive applicants for admissions to medical school.

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Resource Types: Education Program
Participating Institutions: University of Illinois at Chicago
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health Sciences

Contact Name: Juan Mosqueda

Eligibility Criteria: Undergraduate Latino Student
Program Duration: 3 Years
Students Funded: 30 Students Selected
Application Due Date: Friday, July 19, 2024


UIC Summer Research Opportunities Program »


The goal of SROP is to introduce domestic underrepresented sophomores and juniors to academic research experiences. Student participants work one-on-one with a faculty mentor giving them an opportunity to experience research and the graduate student experience. The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) launched its SROP in 1986, with a total of six minority undergraduate students.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: University of Illinois at Chicago
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health Sciences

Contact Name: Allen Bryson

Eligibility Criteria: Sophmore and Junior Undergraduate Students from underrepresented ethnic/minority groups who have a 2.75 or higher grade point average
Program Duration: Full Time over the Summer
Application Due Date: Monday, February 19, 2024


UIC TRIO »


The programs seek to increase the rate of students who complete secondary school and enroll in and graduate from a postsecondary institution.

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Resource Types: Support Program
Participating Institutions: University of Illinois at Chicago
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Multidisciplinary

Contact Name: Kevin Gordon

Eligibility Criteria: Low Income or First Generation


Undergraduate Premedical Scholars Program (NUPSP) »


The Northwestern Undergraduate Premedical Scholars Program (NUPSP) is an early MD acceptance program into the Feinberg School of Medicine for high achieving Northwestern University undergraduate students with a demonstrated commitment to a career as a physician.

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Resource Types: Early Admission Program
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Medicine

Contact Email: [email protected]

Application Due Date: Monday, December 2, 2024


Women’s Center »


The Northwestern University Women’s Center is dedicated to fostering a campus climate that promotes equity and enriches the personal, professional and academic lives of all members of the University community, particularly women students, staff and faculty.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northwestern University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Renée Redd

Contact Email: [email protected]


Women’s Resource Center (WRC) »


The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) was created to address the needs of women-identified students while providing gender education and resources to the entire NEIU community.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Women's Health

Contact Name: Joanna Snawder

Contact Email: [email protected]