Workshops for Students
The Undergraduate Research Partnership provides workshops several times each semester to help undergraduate students get involved with research and learn important skills. In addition, students can meet with Undergraduate Research Ambassadors for assistance in finding and obtaining research positions, as well as help preparing research reports and presentations.
New for Fall 2022! Undergraduate Research Workshop Series!
Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 12-1pm: Finding Research Opportunities
Interested in participating in research? Not sure where to start? Join us to learn how to find undergraduate research opportunities on and off campus! This workshop will get you started on your journey! RSVP at https://arizona.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/1076106
Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 12-1pm: College of Science Research Roundtable
Get a better understanding of the research opportunities available to undergraduate students across the University of Arizona campus and hear from current undergraduate students about their research experiences. Register at https://arizona.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/1106282
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 9:30-10:30 am: How to Apply to Undergraduate Research Programs
Looking to apply for a research program? Make your application shine! This presentation covers the technical aspects of applying for research programs with formal applications. We include best practices for creating, reviewing, collecting, and submitting materials that will resonate with reviewers. Register at: https://arizona.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/1138694
Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 1:00-1:50 pm: Communicating with Faculty
Are you interested in proposing an independent study idea to a faculty member? Do you need to find a mentor for a thesis project? Do you need to ask for a letter of recommendation or other type of support to help you meet your goals? You don't need to take this next step alone! This workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of reaching out to faculty -- when and how is the best way to approach a faculty member, and how to prepare for these conversations. Register at: https://arizona.joinhandshake.com/edu/events/1140138
Coming in Spring 2023 (Dates and times TBD)
Introduction to Research in Education and the Social Sciences
The Undergraduate Research Ambassador Workshop - Introduction to Research in Education and Social Sciences will discuss what research in these fields looks like, the impact of research in Education and the Social Sciences, and how students can get involved in research in these fields.
Introduction to Research in the Arts and Humanities
Learn what research looks like in the Arts and Humanities, the impact research in Humanities and the Fine Arts can have, and how students can become involved in research in these fields.
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Scheduled workshops will be announced on our events page and in Handshake. Workshop registration will be managed through Handshake.
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