Undergraduate Research Workshop Series

Finding a Research Mentor

Are you interested in conducting research? Not sure how to locate a faculty member to work with? Watch this video to learn how to find and approach a faculty member for a research position.

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Finding a Research Mentor

A short presentation on best practices for identifying and contacting a research mentor, as well as several resources for research internships and fellowships.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Workshop

SURF is a research fellowship program that offers undergraduate students a $4000 stipend to work for 10 weeks on research on campus in the summer. Applications are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer. 

Virtual advising hours with SURF Program Coordinator, Dr. Rob Handler, will take place on Zoom on the following dates and times:

Academic and Conference Poster Workshops

The Van Pelt and Opie Library is hosting a few workshop sessions that will cover effective poster design, poster development resources, how to print your poster, and poster presentation tips. These workshops are open to the campus community, and will be held in-person with a recording made available afterward for those unable to attend. 

  • February 21: Explain Your Project to Anybody
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Library East Reading Room 
    • Practice talking about your work or design in a concise, easy to understand way so you’re ready to share at the Expo or Symposium. Come prepared to answer a few questions about your design! 
    • Register
  • March 7: Posters, Images & Visualizations
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Library East Reading Room 
    • Discover a range of tools and resources that will ensure your posters shine and your images and data are readable and appealing. The second half of the workshop will be devoted to open work time and questions. 
    • Register

Research Poster Practice Workshop

Join us for a lightening round of research presentations. Practice your poster talk and get valuable feedback.

Date: TBD. Offered in the spring in anticipation of the Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium. 

Additional Options

Van Pelt and Opie Library also offers additional sessions throughout the academic year - check their schedule for more details.