Research Opportunities

Rutgers University's status as a renowned public research university provides many opportunites for intellectual development. Students can explore topics in-depth, while enhancing their classroom experiences, through undergraduate research. EOF partners with the following programs:

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Program The McNair program prepares and assists academically talented, first-generation, low-income, and traditionally underrepresented  college students (sophomores, juniors, or seniors) to enter programs that lead to doctoral degrees.

Students are given intensive preparation for graduate school, including:

  • Mentoring relationships with outstanding faculty
  • Long-term research opportunities and internships
  • Continuous advisement
  • Peparation for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Acclimation to graduate school life and the academic department environment
  • Assistance with graduate school admissions 

Aresty Research Center The Aresty Research Center provides individual advising for students who are new to the research process.

They host workshops to help students:

  • Find research experiences (in a lab, on an independent project, or for a senior thesis)
  • Apply for funding
  • Perform library research
  • Write abstracts
  • Make successful presentations

Project L/EARN Project L/EARN strives to increase participation of underrepresented populations in health, mental health, and health policy research. The Summer experience consists of an intensive ten-week internship opportunity that will provide students with research skills and "hands-on" experience in health services research, under the guidance a faculty mentor.