Undergraduate Student Opportunities

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

Contests and Competitions

Current Job Opportunities

  • D.E. Shaw and Co. - Global Investment and Technology Development Firm
  • Summer Internship at Fermilab - Batavia, Illinois
    • 12-week interships for sophomores and juniors majoring in physics, math, engineering and computer science
    • Applications available starting December 2017
    • For more information, please refer to http://ed.fnal.gov/interns/programs/index.shtml
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates - University of Montana, Bozeman, Montana 
  • Reserach Experience for Undergraduates - University of Montana, Bozeman, Montana
  • City Internships
    • Program to help students find interships in the US and internationally in a wide-range of fields
    • For more information, please refer to https://www.city-internships.com/

Upcoming Conferences

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.

  • Joint Mathematics Meeting (AMS and MAA) - San Diego, California
  • Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics - Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California
    • Future of Physics Days at the American Physical Society March Meeting - Los Angeles, California
      • Abstract Submission Deadline - November 3, 2017
      • Travel Grants Available. Deadline - January 12, 2018
      • Registration Deadline, early rate - January 12, 2018
      • Conference - March 5-9, 2018
      • For more information, please refer to: 
    • Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Heidelberg, Germany

    Graduate Schools

    • PhD in Ocean Science and Engineering - Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia
        • New interdisciplinary graduate program
        • Application deadline - December 8, 2017
        • For more information, please refer to http://ocean.gatech.edu/home
      • Graduate Studies in Mathematics - The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
      • PhD in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics - Columbia University, New York City

      Archived Opportunities

      • Research Assistant in Economics - The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
      • Investment Science Associate - Wellington Management Company
        • Applications Close - October 3, 2017
        • Looking for seniors graduating in June 2018
        • More information is available here.
      • Southern California Datathon - Caltech
        • Registration Deadline - October 25, 2017 11:59 pm
        • Saturday November 4, 2017 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
        • For more information, please refer to http://correlation-one.com/socal/
      • PhD in Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology - University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado