Undergraduate Student Opportunities

This resource lists opportunities for undergraduate students of which we have been made aware. We do not necessarily endorse them.

Contests, Competitions and Fellowships

Mathematical Competitive Game 2018-2019 - Traffic Jams in Houston, Texas
Sponsored by the French Federation of Mathematical Games and the Mathematical Modelling Corp
Deadline - April 30, 2019
International Theoretical Physics Olympiad for Undergraduate Students
2019 Competition - January 25th and 26th, 2019
Application deadline - January 24th , 2019 at 5 pm EST
For more information, please refer to http://thworldcup.com/about2019

Current Job Opportunities and Internships

Quant Researcher/ALGO Trader 
Jump Trading
Internship and full-time positions available
Application deadline - October 23, 2018
For more information, see the job posting on Handshake
Columbia Business School 2019 Summer Research Internship - Columbia University, New York City
Early application deadline - December 15, 2018
Final application deadline - March 1, 2019
Research Assistant, Machine Learning Team - National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Application deadline - January 7, 2019
For more information, please refer to Machine Learning Job Posting.pdf
Summer Research Opportunity
Office of Science/US Department of Energry
Open to US citizens and permanent residents
Application deadline - January 10, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/
Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program - La Jolla, California
Application deadline - January 18, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program
NSF REU in Astronomy - Maria Mitchell Observatory, Nantucket, Massachusetts
Program - June - August 2019
Application deadline - February 1, 2019
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident
For more information, please refer to https://www.mariamitchell.org/get-involved/internships/reu
Summer Research Internship in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Gemonics - UCLA, California
Program - June 24 - August 16, 2019
Application deadline - February 4, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://qcb.ucla.edu/big-summer/
MathPath Camp Counselor - Allendale, Michigan
Camp runs from June 30 - July 28, 2019
Application deadline - February 15, 2019
For more information, please refer to http://www.mathpath.org/FacultyandStaff.htm
Software Engineering Internship - Snowflake Data Warehouse, San Mateo, California
Open to Juniors/Seniors
Multiple positions available
For more information, please refer to https://www.snowflake.com/about/careers/
Application deadline - April 1, 2019
Research Assistant
Several one and two year full time positions are available at the National Bureau of Economic Research
Start date June 15, 2019
Research Professional
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Full time, one-year position
Start date - July 1 2019
Students of Strength Tutors
Looking for tutors for middle and high school students
For more information, please refer to https://studentsofstrength.com/interested-in-becoming-a-tutor/
D.E. Shaw and Co.
Global Investment and Technology Development Firm
Accepting applications for full-time and summer intern positions
For more information, please refer to https://www.deshaw.com/Careers.shtml
Grading and Online Classroom Assistants - The Art of Problem Solving
To apply, please refer to aops.com/applications
City Internships
Program to help students find internships in the US and internationally in a wide-range of fields
For more information, please refer to https://www.city-internships.com/

Upcoming Conferences and Summer Programs

Funding to attend conferences is available from Caltech through the George W. Housner Student Discovery Fund. Information about applying to this fund is available here.
Undergraduate Theoretical Physics Summer Program - Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Two week, fully funded program. Some students will be permitted to continue to a 10-week paid research internship.
Program - May 27 - June 7, 2019
Application deadline - January 7, 2019
Tokyo Tech Summer Program 2019 - Tokyo, Japan
Program - June 11 - August 8, 2019
Application deadline - January 10, 2019
Summer Program in Epidemiology - Harvard
Application deadline - February 8, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/epidemiology/apply-now/
Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Heidelberg, Germany
Program - September 21 - 27, 2019
Application deadline - February 15, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://www.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org/

Graduate Schools

PhD in Biostatistics - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Prospective Student Information Day - Saturday November 10, 2018
Application deadline - December 1, 2018
For more information, please refer to https://sph.umich.edu/biostat/programs/phd.html
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIchigan
PhD application deadline - December 1, 2018
Masters application deadline - January 15, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://me.engin.umich.edu/academics/graduate/admissions
Graduate Studies in Mathematics - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Application deadline - December 11, 2018
For more information, please refer to https://math.unc.edu/graduate/information-for-applicants/
Applied Physics Graduate Program - Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Program research areas - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, Engineered Quantum Systems, Photonics & Optical Properties of Matter, Soft-Matter & Biophysics
Application deadline - December 15, 2018
For more information, please refer to https://www.appliedphysics.northwestern.edu/
PhD in Physics - Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Application deadline - December 15, 2018
For more information, please refer to http://physics.wustl.edu/graduate
Graduate Studies in Mathematics - Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia
Application deadline - December 20, 2018
Fellowships available for students interested in geometry and topoology. More information here: https://pwp.gatech.edu/gtatgt/test/rtg-gradaute-fellowships/
For more information, please refer to http://math.gatech.edu/graduate-admissions
Graduate Studies in Physics and Astronomy - The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Application deadline - December 31, 2018
For more information, please refer to http://physics.ku.edu/
PhD in Statistics and Data Science - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Application deadline - December 31, 2018
Master's program also available. Application deadline - February 1, 2019
PhD in Physics and Astronomy - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Application deadline - January 1, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://dornsife.usc.edu/physics/
Master of Finance & Master of Business Analytics - MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Application deadlines - January 3 and 8, 2019
Graduate Program in Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Application deadline - January 3, 2019
Graduate Studies in Biomedical Informatics - Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Masters and PhD programs available
Application deadline - January 4, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://informaticstraining.hms.harvard.edu/
PhD in Applied Mathematics - Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Application deadline - January 4, 2019
Doctoral Program in Decision, Risk and Operations - Columbia University, New York, New York
Application deadline - January 7, 2019
Masters of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research - UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
1 year program
Application deadline - January 7, 2019
PhD in Management Science and Operations - London Business School, London, UK
Application deadline - January 8, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://www.london.edu/

DPhil (PhD) in Mathematics - University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Application deadline to be considered for funding - January 25, 2019
For more information, please refer to https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-study

Archived Opportunities

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest - https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/essay-contest
Berkeley Undergradute Number Theory Conference -  https://sites.google.com/berkeley.edu/ugconf2018/
Bruins-In-Genomics Summer Reserach Program - https://qcb.ucla.edu/big-summer/
Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics - http://www.aps.org/programs/women/workshops/cuwip.cfm
Connecticut Summer School in Number Theory and Research Conference - https://ctnt-summer.math.uconn.edu/
Discover UChicago -  http://grad.uchicago.edu/admissions/discover/
Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program - http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/activities/18-19/2018-fusrp
Future of Physics Days at the American Physical Society Meeting -  Future of Physics Days
Graduate Studies in Mathematics - The Ohio State University - https://math.osu.edu/grad/future
Graduate Studies in Mathematics - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - http://math.unc.edu/graduate/information-for-applicants/
Graduate Studies in Mechanical Engineering - University of Texas at Austin - http://www.me.utexas.edu/graduate-admissions/graduate-program/graduate-admissions-faq
GROWTH SURF - http://growth.caltech.edu/undergrad-internships-overview.html
Heidelberg Laureate Forum - http://www.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org/
Horizons Fellowship  - https://www.joinhorizons.com/fellowship
Injury Science Research Experience (REU) - https://injury.research.chop.edu/training-opportunities/reu#.WiciO0qnHIW
Joint Mathematics Meeting (AMS and MAA) - http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/meetings/national/jmm2018/2197_intro
John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, Summer Program - https://cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer/index.html
Low-dimensional topology and Symplectic Geometry Program - https://www.math.princeton.edu/news/three-week-program-undergraduate-and-graduate-students
MAA Math Fest - https://www.maa.org/meetings/mathfest
Maria Mitchell 2018 Women in Science Symposium - https://www.mmwiss.org/
Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program - Lo Jolla, California
For more information, please refer to https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program
Masters in Mathematical Science - University of Oxford, Oxford, UKNew program for 2018
For more information, please refer to http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-study/msc-mathematical-sciences-omms
Masters of Science in the Physical Science Division - University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
For more information, please refer to https://mspsd.uchicago.edu/page/prospective-students
Mathematical Competitive Game 2017-2018 - Distribution of Goods - http://www.scmsa.eu/archives/SCM_FFJM_Competitive_Game_2017_2018.pdf
Modern Math Workshop - San Antonio, Texas - https://www.samsi.info/programs-and-activities/2017-2018-education-and-outreach-programs-and-workshops/modern-math-workshop-2018-october-10-11-2018/
MSc in Biostatistics - University of Washington - http://www.biostat.washington.edu/program/degrees/ms/capstone
MSc, PhD in Mathematical, Computational & Systems Biology - University of California, Irvine - http://mcsb.uci.edu/admissions/overview-application
MSc in Physics at Cal State University, Northridge - https://www.csun.edu/science-mathematics/physics-astronomy/graduate-programs
Multifunctional Materials REU - Texas A&M - http://engineering.tamu.edu/materials/reu/about
Nexus and Latitude Fellowships - https://www.deshawnexusfellowship.com/ and https://www.deshawlatitudefellowship.com/
New York Yankees - New York  - 1 year position as a quantitative analysis associate &  summer intern in quantitative analysis
Open Source Macroeconomic Laboratory Bootcamp - University of Chicago - https://bfi.uchicago.edu/osm18
PhD in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics - Columbia University - http://physics.columbia.edu/applying
PhD in Bioinformatics - UCLA - http://bioinformatics.ucla.edu/introduction-to-the-program/
PhD in Biostatistics - https://healthsciences.ucsd.edu/som/fmph/divisions/biostat/education/phd-program/Pages/default.aspx
PhD in Demography - University of Pennsylvania - http://demog.pop.upenn.edu/prospective-students
PhD in Industrial Engineering - Purdue University - https://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/prospective/gradrequirements/westlafayette/ie.html
PhD in Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology - University of Colorado - https://iqbiology.colorado.edu/
PhD in Management Science and Operations - London Business School - https://www.london.edu/faculty-and-research/subject-areas/management-science-and-operations/phd-programme#.WfeFtltSxaR
PhD in Mathematics at the Cambridge Center for Analysis - http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/mapmpdmal
PhD in Mathematics - Duke - http://math.duke.edu/graduate/prospective-students
PhD in Mathematics - University of Oxford - http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-study/doctor-philosophy-dphil
PhD in Ocean Science and Engineering - Georgia Tech - http://ocean.gatech.edu/home
PhD in Operations Management - NYU Stern - http://www.stern.nyu.edu/experience-stern/about/departments-centers-initiatives/academic-departments/ioms-dept/academic-programs-courses/phd-programs/phd-operations-management
PhD in Physics and Astonomy - Purdue University - http://www.physics.purdue.edu/academic-programs/future_students/admissions.html
PhD in Quantitative Biosciences - Georgia Tech - http://qbios.gatech.edu/prospective-student/overview
The Physics of Life Summer School - Princeton University - https://biophysics.princeton.edu/summer_school
Research Assistant in Economics - Booth School of Business, Univeristy of Chicago - http://www.nber.org/jobs/Yannelis_NBER.pdf & http://www.nber.org/jobs/WeberNBERposting.pdf & http://www.nber.org/jobs/NZZNBERposting.pdf & https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Resarch-Professional_JR00937 & http://www.nber.org/jobs/Micro_RA_NBER2017.pdf
Research Coordinator - Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/34739
Research Experience for Undergraduates - Michigan State University - https://www.pa.msu.edu/academics/reu-program/
Research Experiences for Undergraduates - University of Montana - http://ece.montana.edu/research/ece_reu/index.htm
Research Experience for Undergraduates - University of Montana - http://solar.physics.montana.edu/reu/
Research Specialist - Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago - https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Research-Professional_JR01715
Research Specialist - Center for the Economics of Human Development - https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Research-Specialist_JR01573 & https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Research-Professional_JR01930
Southern California Datathon - Caltech
Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) - Undergraduate Workshop  - https://www.samsi.info/programs-and-activities/2017-2018-education-and-outreach-programs-and-workshops/2017-18-eo-undergraduate-workshop-february-26-27-2018/
Student Astronaut Contest - Xploration Station - http://www.xplorationstation.com/%23StudentAstronaut-Contest
Student Competition Using Differential Equations Modeling - https://www.simiode.org/scudem/2018
Summer Immersive - Horizon School of Technology - https://www.joinhorizons.com/
Summer Internship at Fermilab - http://ed.fnal.gov/interns/programs/index.shtml and http://diversity.fnal.gov/sist/
Summer Internship in Investment Science - Wellington Management company - Boston
Summer School in Logic and Formal Epistemology - Carnegie Mellon University - https://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/undergraduate/summer-school/
Women in Mean Curvature Flow - https://sites.google.com/site/professorsormani/home/conferences/women-in-mean-curvature-flow-2018
Young Mathematicians Conference -  https://ymc.osu.edu/