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Undergraduate Research

Researchers of tomorrow: Find your place at Rutgers–New Brunswick today

Discover What's Possible

Aspiring undergraduate researchers will find unrivaled opportunities at Rutgers. You don’t just learn about theory in the classroom, you work alongside top faculty as they postulate and make discoveries, while you put your own ideas to the test.

Explore Other Research Opportunities

Taking that first step can be a little overwhelming, so here are a few more suggestions to help get you started on your journey:

Center for Cognitive Science

The Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS) conducts research in the complex, interdisciplinary field of Cognitive Science. Through its undergraduate major and minor, undergraduates can learn about and participate in outstanding research with respected leaders.

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Undergraduate majors in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (MBB) receive practical training in the field for careers in medicine or academic and industrial research.

Ways to Begin

Taking that first step can be a little overwhelming, so here are a few suggestions to help get you started on your journey:

  • Visit the Aresty Research Center (That’s an easy one)
  • Volunteer: Ask your professor or department adviser about research opportunities
  • Get a feel for the research environment by serving as a research subject
  • Take a research course: Many departments offer courses specifically meant for research
  • Fulfill a research departmental requirement
  • Pursue an honors track, honors thesis, or senior honors thesis
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