Posted on 22 Jan 2021 8:47 AM

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS - Apply today for a virtual Summer 2021 internship with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)!

Deadline to apply: February 14, 2021


The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program at NIST is designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through a unique research experience that supports the NIST mission. Since 1993, SURF students from across the country have had the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience, working with cutting edge technology in one of the world's leading research organizations and home to three Nobel Prize winners.

Over the course of 11 weeks, SURF students contribute to the ongoing research at NIST


Students must apply on 

Apply for SURF Gaithersburg:

Apply for SURF Boulder:

these internships will be virtual


New to the SURF Program? Watch an informational webinar to learn more.