Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students interested in summer research opportunities at the University of Notre Dame are invited to explore the program areas listed below. These programs provide a broad range of topics in engineering, science, business, international development, humanities, and more. Many programs offer professional development workshops and social events to enhance the research experience of students and to prepare them for the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, where they will present their research project.

Learn Why Notre Dame

Undergraduate students who conduct research over the summer at the University of Notre Dame get more than real-world experience. They also get the opportunity to work alongside professionals in their field, like faculty and PhD students, building relationships through mentorship, social events and other interactions that can last a lifetime. See what some students have to say about their experience at Notre Dame in the following short videos:

Explore Summer Program Areas

Many units on campus provide funding opportunities for undergraduate students. The opportunities available below are organized by College, School, or Unit offering the opportunity. Please check the details of the program eligibility and deadline information. For information about Summer Session in general, please visit

For more videos about the undergraduate research experience at Notre Dame, please visit this playlist

College of Arts & Letters

College of Science

College of Engineering

The Graduate School

Keough School of Global Affairs

Notre Dame International

Notre Dame Research

Office of the Provost

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