Participating in summer research opportunities expands your academic experience at Florida International University both as an undergraduate and graduate student. There are many benefits to engaging in a summer research experience, including:
- Working closely with a faculty mentor.
- Enhancing your understanding and knowledge of your academic field.
- Clarifying your academic, career, and personal interests.
- Gaining academic credentials that help expand your resume, such as presenting at conferences, publishing, and working with a research team.
- Learning skills in communication (written and oral), critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and time management.
- Exploring research techniques.
- Earning scholarships, stipends, and/or awards for having conducted research.
Conferences & Events
- Florida Undergraduate Research Conference
- NCUR – National Conference on Undergraduate Research
- SREB State Doctoral Scholars Program
- Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
- Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SREB State Doctoral Scholars Program)
- National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers