Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Programs for Planetary Science
Trying to find an REU program that caters to those interested in planetary science is a difficult task. This is because planetary science is an interdisciplinary study covering traditional fields such as geology, chemistry, astronomy, physics, etc. with the focus of applying that discipline to planetary topics. Because of this diversity we have attempted to compile a list of REU programs where students can work on research program in planetary science. The data are divided into regional categories (USA, Canada, International). The individual entries note the specific planetary fields in the particular program. The information here is meant as a starting point, a first-stop to see a summary of what is out there. If you plan to apply to any of these programs, be sure to contact them directly to get the most up-to-date details. In general application deadlines are in January or February for the following summer.
While the list is extensive, it is most likely not comprehensive and we are always happy to add programs as we find out about them. If you have any additions, corrections, or additional information, please email us! — David Klassen, Sanlyn Buxner
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