Cornell Bowers College of Computing and Information Science
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Applications are CLOSED for summer 2024! Please note, no late applications will be accepted. 

The application form consists of:

  • A one-page statement describing your research interests and any relevant experience

  • An unofficial transcript

  • Ranking of 5 prospective faculty mentors

  • Optional statement (see immediately below for more information)

Additional Opportunities for BURE Students

Some BURE positions will be allocated for researchers from disadvantaged backgrounds (as defined below) and underrepresented groups (sponsored by the Clare Boothe Luce Program for Women in STEM). If you would like to be considered for these opportunities, please follow the application prompt and complete a brief (300 words maximum) statement. Completing this statement is not required.

The positions for researchers from disadvantaged backgrounds will be open to people meeting one of these criteria:

  1. Being a member of an ethnic or racial group historically underrepresented in higher education (African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Native Pacific Islander, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, or other Hispanic American; permanent residents whose ethnicity corresponds to these groups also meet this criterion)

  2. Being a participant in one of the following programs: McNair Scholar, Mellon Mays Scholar, Posse Program, LSAMP Scholars, Ryan Scholars, NACME Scholars, Pre-Professional Programs (P3), HEOP/EOP, Gates Millennium Scholars

  3. Having experiences overcoming any significant challenges in your path toward college (examples include, but are not limited to: first generation college student, Veteran, single parent, holding DACA status, and/or managing a disability)