Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The Physics Department at the University of Maryland is a top ranked research institution involved in virtually all important areas of physics research. We highly encourage our undergraduate majors to get involved with our faculty on research projects to see first-hand how physicists work. We encourage you to meet with professors to find out more about their research and how you can get involved.

Below is a list of research positions submitted by faculty:

(In progress)

If you are a Physics undergraduate student and interested in any of these positions, please fill out an application form, including the position you are interested in. We will contact you about your application after we have time to process it.

Undergraduate Online Application

Additionally, Maryland's Undergraduate Research Assistant Program (URAP) offers highly motivated students a unique opportunity to venture beyond the classroom through collaboration with faculty members on mutually interesting projects. The National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program sponsors a wide variety of summer research programs at colleges and universities across the nation.

For more resources, please visit the UMD Center for Undergraduate Research: http://www.ugresearch.umd.edu/

For faculty:

If you have a position for an undergraduate student, please fill out the form below. We will add your position to our posting list, and contact you when students apply.

Faculty Submission Form


Department of Physics

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-4111
Phone: 301.405.3401
Fax: 301.314.9525