Discover 2022 Undergraduate STEM Summer Internships

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will begin accepting applications for its 2022 Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program on December 14, 2021. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the 10-week paid summer research internship provides students with:

  • One-on-one mentoring from leading scientists
  • Participation in a unique, multidisciplinary research approach
  • Hands-on research experience
  • A $5,000 stipend
  • Contribution toward travel expenses and free housing

Encouraged to apply are students from academic institutions where research opportunities are limited (including two-year colleges), American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Blacks, and Latinx students, women, people with disabilities, and veterans.

2022 Projects

The list of potential 2022 REU pediatric injury science research project topics includes engineering, behavioral science, and epidemiology.
Click here to read the 2022 Injury Science REU project descriptions.
Click here to learn how to apply.

COVID-19 Update

We continue to closely monitor the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic. At present, we are planning for a fully in-person internship experience for the Summer of 2022. Please continue to monitor our website for additional updates and review CHOP's vaccine requirements.

Applications will be accepted for the 2022 Injury Science REU program from December 14, 2021 through January 17, 2022

For more information please send an email to