Purdue University

Undergraduate Research

We will periodically update the link below to reflect current research being undertaken by undergraduates working with our faculty affiliates. If you or a peer is working on a project with one of our affiliates and that project is not listed below, please email Robby Teas with the details. Please also visit the Purdue DURI and Office of Undergraduate Research websites for more opportunities and information.

Undergraduate Research Projects 2020

C4E Internship Opportunity

Purdue’s Center for the Environment invites you to apply to be an undergraduate communication intern. Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Communication or have equivalent skills. First priority to rising juniors and seniors. Interns paid $10 an hour minimum, up to 10 hours per week during Fall 2021 semester. Part-time summer hours may be possible as well.

See the full job ad for more information.

Other Summer Opportunities


Summer 2021 DURI Projects: Global Sustainability

  • Integrating Heat Stress and its Food-Energy-Water Security Impacts in a Global Economic Model - Matthew Huber (EAPS)
  • Cyberinfrastructure for Integrative, Multiscale Resource Sustainability Research - Carol Song (Research Computing)
  • Field Characterization of Agricultural Aerosols - Gouri Prabhakar (EAPS)

Application deadline: March 24

Click here to read more about each of the above projects.


Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant: 2021 Summer Student Internship Program

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant has announced positions for their 2021 Summer Student Internship Program. The paid internships can include research, communications and outreach components. Applicants may have the opportunity to participate in activities outside of their specific internship duties.

Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Climate Communications
  • Great Lakes Education
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Education

Application deadline: April 5

Click here for more information.