The benefits of undergraduate research are innumerable and far reaching.
But what are the immediate benefits for you?
- One-on-one faculty interaction
- Hands-on experience in a field of your choice
- A safe place for intellectual risk-taking
- Learning to think creatively and developing problem solving skills
- Understanding and applying research methods and ethics while creating new knowledge
- Enhancing professional communication skills
- Exploring potential careers
- Presenting your work in a public forum with the opportunity for professional feedback and recognition for achievement
Not only will SEARCH help you develop critical-thinking, artistic, experimental design and presentation skills, it will open a world of possibilities. SEARCH participants can do research in a foreign country, apply for SEARCH and national fellowships, and earn academic credit for individual research and creative projects.