Research apprenticeships with faculty mentors give talented, motivated University of Delaware undergraduates a chance to see and take part in what is happening on the front lines of discovery at UD today. Every UD college, department and research center provides opportunities for interested students to get their hands on the source of learning. Approximately 1000 students participate each year. Explore the many challenging options you have for bringing learning to life.

Events Schedule

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning is going to be hosting a series of interest meetings for students who would like to get involved in summer research. If you are interested in conducting research this summer for pay, please consider attending one of our upcoming interest meetings.   Representatives and current students from the Undergraduate Research Program, the Office of Service Learning, the McNair’s Scholars Program, and the ArtsBridge Program will be on hand to talk about Summer Research Opportunities for students and answer all questions students may have about getting involved in research this upcoming summer.

The dates and times for these meetings are as followed:

For Students interested in the Arts, Humanities, Social Science, and Service Learning please attend either of these sessions:

Tuesday October 14 at 4:00 in Willard Hall 007
Wednesday October 15 at 4:00 in Brown Lab 207

For Students interested in Science and Engineering please attend either of these sessions:

Thursday October 16 at 4:00 in Willard Hall 007
Monday October 20 at 4:00 in Brown Lab 207

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Orientation session (choose either date and attend)

Event(s) you're required to attend as a Scholar
Life Science and Science & Engineering applicants March 3 March 22 April 5 April 9 & 10 from 4 pm - 5 pm; April 9 session is in Purnell 115; April 10 session is in Sharp Lab 131

Scholars Poster Session, April 24th, Trabant Multipurpose Rooms; 2 pm - 4:30 pm

Senior Thesis Symposium, May 5th, Perkins Student Center; 9 am - 12:30 pm

Arts, Humanities, and Social Science applicants March 3 April 3 April 12 April 16 & 17 from 4 pm - 5 pm; both sessions are in Purnell 115


Senior Thesis Symposium, May 5th, Perkins Student Center; 9 am - 12:30 pm