Conducting research alongside a UT faculty member during the summer is a great way to enhance your knowledge and interact with faculty outside of the classroom setting.
The Office of Undergraduate Research funds a summer internship program to promote research and creative activity among undergraduate students. All current full-time undergraduate students enrolled at the Knoxville campus are eligible to apply. Students graduating in May or August 2015 are not eligible.
Read more and to apply starting January 7: http://ugresearch.utk.edu/opportunities/summer-internships/