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MIT Summer Research Program - MIT Office of Graduate Education

The MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) seeks to promote the value of graduate education; to improve the research enterprise through increased diversity; and to prepare and recruit the best and brightest for graduate education at MIT.

Students who participate in this program will be better prepared and motivated to pursue advanced degrees, thereby helping to sustain a rich talent pool in critical areas of research and innovation.

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Watch a video of the 2019 MSRP participants

Learn more about MSRP from those who have participated in previous cohorts.

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Program Features

  • Weekly research presentation by MIT faculty
  • Weekly seminars on issues directly related to the academic, personal, and professional growth of interns
  • Community service day
  • Social outings (barbeques, boat cruise, visits to Boston area)
  • Preparation of an abstract, research paper, and graduate school statement of purpose
  • Poster presentation at the end of the program
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