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  • What does undergraduate research look like in my major?
  • What steps do I take to get involved?
  • What kind of compensation is available for students?

Academic Planning

  • When is the right time to get involved?
  • Does it make a difference if I’m still undeclared or lower division?

Coaching on identifying a faculty research sponsor

  • How do I find the right research sponsor?
  • What should I consider in establishing a working agreement?


Guidance on developing and sustaining a
working relationship with faculty research sponsors

  • What should I expect from my research sponsor?
  • What will my research sponsor expect from me?


  • Referrals to Sponsored research programs
  • Referrals to faculty who are looking for research assistants
  • Guidance on developing our own research project and identifying a research sponsor
  • Assistance on applying to summer research opportunities outside of ASU

Educational programs, seminars & workshops

  • Exposure to discipline specific research topics
  • Professional development and training activities to support skill development appropriate to the discipline
    (e.g., abstract, writing, preparation for oral and poster presentation)
  • Information on participating in undergraduate research conferences and publication opportunities