This program allows UMD undergraduate students to immerse themselves in a research environment during the Spring or Fall semester in an IREAP laboratory. 

  • Typical activities include initiation to theoretical and/or experimental research
  • Interns will perform paid research for 4 hours/week, during 10 weeks
  • Applicants should have completed their Freshman year as of Fall 2023
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA @UMD as of Fall 2023 is required to apply
  • A UMD email address ( or is required to apply
  • Students who have already participated in the program are ineligible to apply
  • Deadline to apply for the Spring 2024 cycle is Thursday, February 15, 2024

IREAP Undergraduate Research Interest Form