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The following materials are required for your application to be considered:

  1. A completed Online Application,
  2. Copy of current transcript, official or unofficial, including fall 2016 semester.
  3. Two letters of recommendation sent from the recommending person to:
  4. An essay (500 words or less) describing your interest in chemistry summer research.  Also, in a separate paragraph include your plans after graduation and career goals or interest (i.e. job, graduate/professional school, research area and other).

Deadline: March 3, 2017 to ensure full consideration.

An acknowledgment will be sent via email confirming receipt of your application materials,

In most cases, notification of our decision will be sent by April 3, 2017.

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►  Article to be published!
The Journal of Chemical Physics accepted an article regarding a research project that Jeremy Barnes (2015 REU Participant) started in Marco Caricato's Research Lab. The article is currently under press. The project concerns the development of electronic embedding schemes, based on fixed point charges, for the evaluation of electronic excitation energies & oscillator strengths with hybrid QM/QM methods. We are excited to see the article officially in print and applaud both Jeremy and his mentor Marco Caricato for a job well done.

►  Congratulations goes to LaTanya Downer!
2016 REU Participant, LaTanya Downer (Mentor David Weis), has been selected to present the REU Chemistry in Action:  Student Perspectives Symposium at the American Chemical Society National Conference and Exposition in San Francisco - April 2-6, 2017.

►  Chase Stucky is in the news!
Find out what a summer in a lab yielded for our 2016 REU Participant:    

► 2015 REU Participant - Shines!
Bailey McLernon was Honored by Governor Baker and other legislators during the annual 29 Who Shine Ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. Click for more details:

►  Thanks for the memories!