Other Opportunities

Meetings and Symposia for Undergraduate Researchers

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). This large national group sponsors annual meetings that include undergraduate symposia. Travel support is available through the society. All areas of Biochem, Immunology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genomics, etc. are included.

The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB). National meetings of this group include presentations on animal physiology, physiological ecology, functional anatomy, developmental biology and neurophysiology. Undergraduates are encouraged to attend through travel grants and receptions targeted toward recruitment for graduate schools.

American Chemical Society (ACS). The ACS is a national organization that invites undergraduate chemical science majors to participate in the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS). This organization allows opportunities for students to attend annual national and regional meetings.

Sigma XI. Each November, Sigma Xi leaders and highly motivated undergraduate students gather to share information, ideas and camaraderie at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference. Undergraduates from over one hundred institutions around the world present their research, attend career-focused workshops, meet graduate school recruiters and network with Sigma Xi members.

Argonne Symposium. The Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics will is held -- usually in November -- at the Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago. Students are invited to present papers on their research in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics. Argonne National Laboratory also offers various paid internships for undergraduate students in the fall, spring, and summer.