Please read carefully and complete all items. Incomplete information may delay the processing of your application. Submit your application by February 16, 2018 for full consideration. Review of the applications will begin immediately. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Personal Information

Academic Information

Computer Skills (that you know well)*: Please check all that apply .

Research Preference

Based on the following research areas, please list your TOP THREE choices.

  • Brain Imaging
  • Computational Biomechanics
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Effective Quantum Potentials
  • Machine Learning & Materials Science
  • Machine Learning & Large-scale biomedical data
  • Myocardial Energetics
  • Seismology/Tomography
  • Simulations for Drug Discovery
  • Supernova Simulation Management


Eligibility Check

Eligibility Criteria

I am currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

I am a U.S citizen or permanent resident.

I am not graduating before December 2018.

My cumulative undergraduate GPA is at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

I have completed at least two semesters of programming.

I have completed at least two semesters of calculus.

I am available to work full-time on the MSU campus from May 20-July 28, 2018.

I am not taking classes during Summer 2018.

I will be at least 18 years old by May 1, 2018.


Please provide contact information for two college/university level faculty or staff memebers who can provide references for you. We will contact your references directly.

Other Required Documents

Please upload the following required documents. We recommend using .pdf formats.

Information Release

The ACRES program is sometimes contacted by other employers seeking to hire undergraduates with computational skills. Do you grant permission to ACRES to share the application materials you’ve submitted with other potential employers?

Potential Employer Release *

How did you hear about us?

iCER ACRES runs May 21-July 27, 2018.

The application process opens October 1, 2017.

Applications must be received by February 16, 2018.