Summer Research Initiative (SURI)

Summer Research Initiative 2023

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University offers summer research opportunities for qualified students to gain engineering research experience at a top research university. Participants acquire an in-depth understanding of what it would be like to pursue a PhD degree through an 8-week summer research program. Eligible U. S. citizens, permanent residents and ASU-sponsored F1/J1 visa students may receive a $5,000 stipend and some living expenses. Volunteer opportunities are also available for interested students not eligible for financial support. Research projects across a wide range of engineering fields in both in-person and virtual modes are available. Students between the junior and senior years of their undergraduate degree and those pursuing Master’s degrees who are considering pursuing a PhD will be given highest consideration. Participants work under the mentorship of research faculty for the 8-week long research program and have opportunities to network with industry partners, other faculty and their peers through a variety of events and activities. Tentative program dates for Summer 2023 are May 30th to July 21st and subject to change.

Paid summer research internships for graduate students

How to apply

Individuals interested in applying should prepare to submit the following materials through the SURI online application system:

  • Completed online application.
  • A resume/curriculum vitae.
  • A copy of your transcript (official or unofficial).
  • A brief statement describing your interest in participating in SURI which may include your interest in or plans for graduate education; research interests; any relevant research, academic, or work experience; and your goals and how SURI will help you achieve them (up to 500 words).
  • Documentation of English-language proficiency (international applicants only)

Application opens December 1, 2022

Application deadline is February 1, 2023

For any questions about the program or the application, please reach out to [email protected].

SURI 2023 Opportunities

SURI 2023 Catalog will be available on or before December 1, 2022.

SURI 2022 Opportunities

SURI 2022 Catalog of Internship Opportunities (PDF download)



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