MITEI’s UROP is an indispensable element of the undergraduate experience. It provides a student’s first real opportunity to work and think independently as a practicing scientist or engineer.
Director of the MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design
Deputy Director for Science and Technology at MIT Energy Initiative
The Energy Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is a full-time summer position for 40 hours per week and lasting 10 to 12 weeks, allowing for an immersive, full-time research experience.
For MIT undergraduate students in all majors, the Energy UROP facilitates skill-building workshops and organizes networking opportunities for students to connect with other energy researchers on campus.
The first step in being awarded an Energy UROP is to complete the MITEI-specific form. It is especially important to explicitly address in your proposal how your research is related to energy.
Only MIT undergraduates are eligible to apply for a UROP.
Applications are accepted in two rounds:
If we fund your project, you’ll need to submit the MIT UROP Office form.
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