NU-MRSEC seeks to revitalize interest in science and engineering by creating innovative outreach infrastructure and programs designed to inform the public about current trends in research, to inspire future scientists, and to ensure a pipeline of talented and diverse students interested in pursuing materials-related research.

Undergraduate Opportunities:

  • Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
  • Academic Year Undergraduate Research Internships (URI)
  • Nanomaterials Undergraduate Research in Germany (NanoRING)
  • NU-ACCESS International Research Experience for Students (IRES)

K-12 & Informal Science:

  • Materials World Modules (MWM)
  • ETOPiA
  • Museum Exhibits
  • iLab
  • Summer Research Experience for Teachers (RET)

Graduate Outreach:

  • MRSEC Outreach Project Proposal Call
  • MRSEC Student/Postdoc Travel Grants
  • MRSEC Student/Postdoc Leadership Council
  • Mentorship Opportunities for Research Engagement (MORE)
  • Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP)
  • Research Safety Student Initiative (RSSI)
  • Science in the Classroom (SITC)
  • Science Policy Outreach Task Force (SPOT)