Professor David Pope
Professor and Undergraduate Chair

Ms. Vicky Lee
Undergraduate Program Coordinator LRSM, Room 201
Phone: 215-898-8337

Internship and Job Opportunities

Our graduating class of 2016 has gone on to work for the following companies: Management Consulting in Oliver Wyman, Sustainable Energy Futures, Safran Aerospace, Evercore, Boston Consult Group, Precision Corporation, Lightning Packs, Deloitte Consulting, PwC Strategy & Associate Consultan, Source One Management Services, Yodle and Holtec International.

For help finding internships and careers post-graduation, please visit Career Services.

You can find a list of internship and job opportunities available to current undergraduates below:

DSM Biomedical in Search of an Analytical Chemist
Experience with thermal and mechanical testing of polymers, specifically polyurethanes preferred. Please contact for more details.
DSM Biomedical

Research Experiences for Undergraduates at UC Irvine
Cultivating the IoT-Enabled Smart Community (IoT-SITY)
June 25 - August 18, 2017
Application Deadline: Monday, May 1st at 11:59 PM PST

· 8-weeks of research experience
· Hands-on research guided by faculty
· mentors and graduate students
· Guest speakers, lab tours, and field trips
· $4,000 stipend plus room and board
· Travel allowance (up to $600)

· Computer Architecture and Design
· Cyber-physical Systems
· Embedded Systems
· Human Computer Interaction
· Transportation Systems
· Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
· Hydrologic System Modeling
· Multimedia Computing Networks and Distributed Systems
· Intelligent Structure

To learn more and apply,

Fulbright Grants
As the University of Pennsylvania’s official endorser of Fulbright U.S. Student Program applicants, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) works with juniors and seniors, graduate students, and alumni interested in applying for Fulbright Study/Research Grants, English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs), and the Fulbright-Nat Geo Digital Storytelling Fellowship. The University of Pennsylvania is a “top producer” of Fulbright U.S Student Program grantees, and graduate students are strongly represented amongst Penn’s Fulbrighters each year. We would greatly appreciate your assistance with making students aware of the incredible opportunities offered through the Fulbright program, as well as the support services available here at CURF! Prospective applicants are encouraged join us at these upcoming Fulbright Week events:

Fulbright Week
Monday, April 17 – Friday, April 21
CURF’s Fireside Lounge (2nd floor of ARCH Building at 3601 Locust Walk)

Monday, April 17, 11:00am – Facebook Live from India with Fulbrighter Rohini Kopparam (EAS ’16)
Tuesday, April 18, 5:30pm – Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session
Wednesday, April 19, 5:00pm – Panel with Penn students (grad & undergrad) who have been offered Fulbright Study/Research grants for 2017-2018
Thursday, April 20, 3:00pm – Panel with Penn students (grad & undergrad) who have been offered Fulbright ETA grants for 2017-2018
Thursday, April 20, 5:00pm – Fulbrighters Sarah Schulte (COL ’14, Research to Chile) and Taryn Williams (GSE ’15, ETA to Germany) discuss their Fulbright experiences
Friday, April 21, 10:00am – Dr. Sarah Beckmann (GAS ’16) conducted dissertation research in France on a Fulbright U.S Student Program Grant in 2014-2015. She will join us to discuss her Fulbright research experience and how that tied in to her graduate education

Note: applicants must submit their complete application through Fulbright’s Embark application system by August 29 in order to meet Penn’s campus deadline to participate in the campus process (described here) and take full advantage of CURF support. The final Penn deadline will be at 9am EST on October 5, 2017.

Internship at a Penn Startup: $150 + performance bonus upon completion of internship, access to top Penn medtech and other startups, free access to exclusive entrepreneurial education, attend incubator meetings, so you’ll learn how to start a company, how to find needs and target customers, access to industry thought leaders who will serve as mentors, mentorship from founders. Freshmen and Sophomores only. To Apply: Send your resume and a statement of interest to We will reach out to schedule a chat once we receive your application.

Summer 2017 Research Experience for Undergraduates at Texas A&M University

STLE Scholarship Application, Open until May 30

Virginia Tech Macromolecules Innovation Program Summer 2017 REU, Application review begins February