Program Details

In this program, you will…

  1. Students will have a 2 week online orientation followed by an intensive 6-week summer program from May 18th – June 25th, 2020 at Syracuse University that will involve coursework, mentored student-faculty interaction and the development of a research project–and earn a $3,370 stipend! Room and board at Syracuse University will be provided free of charge. The immersion program takes place on the Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY campus. Out-of-state participants are also eligible for some assistance in travel costs to and from Syracuse – please inquire as needed. Please contact us regarding the potential for bringing family to stay with you as well.
  2. Students are expected to conduct research utilizing current data sets under the continued mentorship of REU faculty.  You will present preliminary findings by the end of the month.
  3. Students (with their mentors) are expected to present research findings in Fall or Spring at a professional conference, i.e. Eastern Psychology Association. Some assistance will be provided for travel and stay the conference.

If you are pursuing an undergraduate degree, you may be interested in this training to become a trauma researcher. For more information, contact Moise Laub at, or call 315.443.5899.

Apply to the Program

Application Deadline Extended to March 14th!

How this program can help you

For undergraduates interested in graduate school, it can sometimes be challenging to find meaningful research experiences that offer hands-on opportunities coupled with close work and mentoring with skilled faculty researchers. The REU program, is an ideal way to gain valuable research experience!

Participating in this experience-rich, hands-on research opportunity with faculty mentors committed to your success, the program will provide training to develop your research skills while increasing your marketability for admission to competitive graduate programs.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1852104 . Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.