Opportunities for Students
Approachable faculty, world-class facilities, plus abundant research opportunities — even at the undergraduate level — are just some of the reasons to study science at the University of Idaho.
Beyond our exciting degree programs and engaging science classes, University of Idaho students have unsurpassed opportunities to participate in the excitement of research. Our faculty believe the best preparation for a scientific career is to be part of a vibrant scientific community and to DO science!
Internships are a great way for students to get out there and experience what it’s like to be a scientist in the professional world.
The Department of Biological Sciences encourages undergraduate research and annually offers five undergraduate research awards, including the Curtis and Mary Sundquist Award and four departmental awards to support these activities.
Summer REU is a 10–week summer program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Students participate in independent research project that address current questions with cutting-edge approaches in state–of–the–art facilities.