CNAS Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Research in Science and Engineering (RISE)
RISE is a summer research program that prepares students for graduate and professional study by providing valuable research experiences, training, seminars, meetings with the Divisional Dean, and professional development workshops.

Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U STAR) provides structured training programs to prepare high-achieving, underrepresented students for doctoral programs in biomedical research fields.

Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP)
MSRIP is a summer research program designed for rising juniors, seniors (and some rising masters students) from educationally and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue their Ph.D.

University Honors Program
The Honors Program connects the brightest UCR students with top professors at UCR for research, focus-driven classes, and individual projects.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates. Focus on applications of thin films or monolayer materials for chemistry, physics, and engineering (EE, ME, BE, CE) students.

California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP)
CAMP encourages underrepresented students in the STEM fields to successfully complete science degrees and further pursue their studies at the graduate and professional levels.

DNA Subway
The Sequence to Success DNA Barcoding Challenge (aka DNA Subway) at UC Riverside is an interdisciplinary outreach project consisting of students from local community colleges pursuing a bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math [STEM].



Additional Resources

Undergraduate Research Portal and Opportunities
The UCR Office of Student Engagement's uResearch Portal is a one-stop shop for students to find opportunities to participate in faculty-mentored research, scholarship, and creative activities. For summer research opportunities, visit UCR Office of Student Engagement Summer Research Awards.

Internships & Research Opportunities via the UCR Career Center



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