The University of Texas at Austin Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering (UT PGE) 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) program runs from June 5 - Aug. 11.
SURI brings together innovative undergraduate minds from prestigious universities across the country to UT PGE to research hot energy topics with world-class faculty members.
Interns receive an insider look at graduate level work conducted at UT PGE, home to the No. 1 petroleum engineering graduate and undergraduate programs in the country according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings. In addition to participating in meaningful academic research, interns learn about the diverse areas of petroleum and geosystems engineering and build strong relationships with their cohort.
SURI is a rewarding 10-week program, offering a $4,000 stipend. In addition, UT PGE provides funding to travel to Austin and housing in an on-campus residence hall that includes a stipend for meals.
All requirements below must be met in order to be considered:
- Have a 3.25+ GPA
- Have taken at least 45 hours of credit at your current institution (AP credit does not count)
- Not be a current freshman or graduating senior
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Fully commit to the 10-week program
- Be majoring in engineering, geosciences, math, or natural sciences
- Be enrolled in a four-year institution
The SURI program is intended for students who have a strong desire to pursue a Ph.D. in petroleum engineering.
The deadline to apply for the 2017 program has passed. Please note we are no longer accepting applications.
If I applied, what's next?
After applications are received, we carefully consider each candidate. We appreciate and ask for your patience as this is a very detailed process so please wait for us to contact you. You will hear from us regarding your status by the end of March.
For any questions, please contact Jessica Jimenez.