The Chicago Botanic Garden hosts a ten-week summer research experiences for undergraduate students (REU) program, allowing exploration of scientific fields related to plant biology and conservation (PBC). Interns participate in all stages of research and build science communication skills. Now accepting applications!
Learn more about available internship projects. You will be asked to select the subject areas that interest you most. Not all subjects will have a project for the 2019 season.
You can now create an account and submit your application. When you create your account, be sure to select the option for a "student submitting an application". Deadline for application form is January 31, 2019 at midnight (CST).
See what previous REU interns have created during their summer internship, including posters and videos. You can also view published papers co-authored by REU interns as a result of their summer research. Additionally, search previous internships that explore a variety of topics in plant biology and conservation.