Undergraduate Research

Many faculty members welcome motivated undergraduate students of all classifications to contribute to their research. Follow these basic steps to get involved in undergraduate research:

  1. Review the Faculty by Research Group.
  2. Identify two to three faculty members whose research interests you.
  3. Request a meeting with the faculty members and include your resume.
  4. Meet with the faculty members and express your interest in his/her research.
  5. Ask if they have any paid or volunteer research opportunities for undergraduate students.
  6. Follow up your meeting with a brief thank you by email and reiterate your interest in their research.
  7. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss the possibility of receiving course credit.