Student Application

• Drop by 1-123, or contact
• Bethany Walsh: 617-452-5104
• Sharon Leary: 617-253-0872

Apply now to reserve your spot! Space is limited.

Hello Class of 2018! We're excited about your interest in UPOP!

Please note: UPOP is a program for MIT sophomores. For the Class of 2018, UPOP begins in fall 2015 and our IAP workshops will be in January 2016.

Please fill in all fields below and submit your application. The official deadline has passed, but you may apply to be on our waiting list.

If you have any trouble completing your application, please email with specific details of your problem.

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  2. Gender
  3. Citizenship
  1. Optional for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

    In connection with its Affirmative Action Plan, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology guarantees equal opportunity in education to students of all racial and ethnic backgrounds.

  1. Please sign up for one of the following weeklong (9am-5pm) workshops during IAP. This is a requirement for participation in UPOP. (Don't worry, you'll be able to change your preference later)

  2. What other plans do you have for IAP? Given those plans, how do you plan to how do you plan to fit UPOP in?
    (ie UROP, MISTI, Externship, class, home/family commitments)

  1. What ideas do you have for your summer experience?
    (ie MISTI, UROP, industry, specific companies, geographic location)

  2. What are you hoping to get out of UPOP?

  1. Tell us a little bit about yourself (check all that apply)
  1. How did you hear about UPOP?

After you submit your application, you will receive an email asking you to upload a photo and a PDF of your resume. You will need to do this to complete your application for UPOP.

* Clicking submit means that you understand the requirements for UPOP, including the weeklong workshop over IAP.