Research opportunities for undergraduates abound, both on and off the MSU campus.
If you're looking for research experience, a great place to begin is on VENTURE - Michigan State's database of research opportunities for undergraduates. MSU faculty looking for undergraduates to assist them with their research can post information about their project on VENTURE. Selected off-campus and summer research projects are also posted on VENTURE. New projects are constantly being posted on VENTURE, so be sure to check back often.
Each of Michigan State's undergraduate colleges maintains web resources for undergraduate research, including information about research and funding opportunities. Click on your college's name below to be taken to the appropriate site.
|Undergraduate Research Resources By College|
|College of Agriculture and Natural Resources|
|College of Arts and Letters|
|College of Communication Arts and Sciences|
|College of Education|
|Eli Broad College of Business|
|College of Engineering|
|James Madison College|
|Lyman Briggs College|
|College of Music|
|College of Natural Science|
|College of Nursing|
|Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH)|
|College of Social Science|
Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program
The McNair Program is designed for undergraduates who plan to apply to graduate school and pursue doctoral study (i.e., the Ph.D.). Participants are low-income, first-generation students and/or members of a group that has historically been under-represented in higher education Once accepted into the McNair Program, students are matched with a faculty mentor who has expertise in the student's area of interest, participate in a graduate school preparatory program, and receive a stipend. For more information about the McNair program, including eligibility requirements, program details, important dates, and how to apply, visit the McNair Program website.
Summer Research Opportunities Program
MSU's SROP program aims to increase the number of undergraduates who pursue graduate study and careers in teaching and research at colleges and universities. SROP offers professional development workshops, academic seminars, and other opportunities during the summer. For more information about SROP, including eligibility requirements, program details, important dates, and how to apply, visit the SROP website.