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Pursuing further undergraduate research

If you already have some experience working in a lab or field setting, here are some resources to check out as you look to expand on that foundation:

Faculty and students in research lab

Get involved in research 

  • GopheResearchGopheResearch is an online tool available to University students and faculty to both find and share research opportunities on campus. This one-stop search is a great option for students to find what faculty have open positions in their research group.
  • Directed Research/Studies  - Get in-depth experience working in a faculty research group while getting academic credit by taking part in directed research or directed studies
  • UROP - Apply for the University Research Opportunities Program, which provides scholarships for undergraduates to complete a faculty-mentored research project and present your research. 
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) - Consider applying for a REU to get a more intense, highly focused research experience, often over a 10-12 week period. 
  • Internships – Internships can help students gain experience in a particular field. These internships are often off-campus, frequently paid positions, and can be research-based or focus on career skills beyond research. Students can search for opportunities on GoldPass or externally.