USciences Students Learn How To Fund Research Experiences
Published on November 18, 2019
The Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) held its Seminar on "How to Apply for Paid Research Experiences and Internships" on October 31, 2019. The event, attended by about 30 undergrads, opened with a discussion of internal and external sources of funding that undergraduates can apply for to obtain research experience. The discussion was led by CUR founding Director and Associate Professor of Physics, Roberto Ramos, PhD.
This was followed by a personal testimony by Maria Bouda PhC’20 that described her experience as a student research intern last summer. Bouda applied for and successfully obtained a 12-week medicinal chemistry internship at GlaxoSmithKline’s Upper Providence site in Collegeville, PA.
Students who missed the Seminar can download seminar slides at the CUR website here.
The next two CUR Events are the Faculty-Student Research Speed-Meet (which follows a speed-dating format) on December 3 from 2 to 3 pm in the Science and Technology Center room 137 and a Special Workshop on Communicating Science Effectively, featuring Dr. Jayitra Das, Franklin Institute's Chief Bioscientist and Director of Science Content. This event is on December 5 from 1 to 2 pm in Rosenberger Hall room 102. The Workshop on Communicating Science is funded by the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation.