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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships



National Institute of Standards and Technology

SURF - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

A program offered through NIST in both Gaithersburg, MD and Boulder, CO.


Great paid opportunity for students in physics, material science, chemistry, applied mathematics, computer science, or engineering. There may be research opportunities for students with other majors.

Allison Kelly

UMBC undergraduate students who are interested in applying for the NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program should review the Application Checklist.

Read about UMBC students at NIST:  

Monday, November 30
12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Sondheim Room 103

Thursday, December 10
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Sherman Hall A Room 113



Gaithersburg, MD
NIST SURF Application

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Boulder, CO
NIST SURF Application

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More SURF Research placements can be found by performing a web search.

Please Contact: Janet McGlynn
Director of Communication and Outreach | (410) 455-5754