Applications for the Summer 2018 Program have closed. Thank you to all who applied!


Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Application Form
    (or copy and paste the following url:
  2. Resume: A copy of your most recent resume. No longer than two pages. 
  3. Transcript: A copy of your most recent transcript (can be unofficial, but must be university generated).
  4. Letter of Recommendation: One (1) letter of recommendation (from someone who is familiar with your abilities, interests and motivation towards research).
  5. Statement of Interest: A one-page write-up indicating which D3 Project(s) you would be interested in working on and a description of how this project fits your background and interests. You may indicate your interest in more than one project and you may also describe other types of research that you would be interested in working on.

Submission Instructions:

- Complete the online Application Form via the link provided above.
- Send Resumes, Transcripts, Statements of Interest to Melanie Smith via email to:

Note: Please use the subject line: “2018 REU-D3 Application Materials.” All documents should either be in a pdf. or .doc format, and should be sent as attachments. Please do not send google doc or other links to download.

- Letters of recommendation can be sent to Melanie Smith via email or mail at the addresses below. 


Mailing Address:

Northeastern University

Attn: Melanie Smith

360 Huntington Ave., 302 Stearns

Boston, MA 02115

For questions, please contact Melanie Smith at or 617-373-2976.