Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
The NSF REU Site: Social-Behavioral Research Training in American Indian Community-Based Projects is offered by Sanford Research and Sinte Gleska University. This Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to receive hand-on research experience and mentoring in a social behavioral research in American Indian community-based projects.
URE is a 10 week, full-time paid internship which includes support for housing, travel, and expenses. The program schedule for the upcoming summer is June 5 - August 11, 2017
Internship locations include Mission, Pine Ridge, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls, SD.
SURE builds students’ capacity to conduct independent research while preparing them with greater skills and ideas to develop their future career paths.
This program offers promising underrepresented undergraduates the opportunity to explore their interest in pursuing careers in the social science professions and in disparities research.
Read our 2016 newsletter to find profiles of our last cohort of students and their projects. To see additional student profiles and their projects, please read our 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 newsletters.
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“SURE made a great impression of South Dakota and the work done on American Indian Communities. Because of this program, I was able to gain valuable hands on projects in a field I want to pursue. For my program overall, I had an unforgettable, successful summer” – SURE 2016 Intern
To apply, you will need the following:
Please email your materials to SURE.
Application Deadline is February 10, 2017
“It’s always exciting to mentor students, they bring a new level of excitement and creativity to the lab” – SURE 2016 Mentor
For more information, or to ask questions, please contact:
Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research
2301 E. 60th Street N.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: (605) 312-6208
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Supported by the National Science Foundation award #1559899.