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.