Aresty is dedicated to creating opportunities for Rutgers undergraduate students to participate in leading-edge 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.
RISE (Research Intensive Summer Experience) at Rutgers is a nationally acclaimed summer research program for outstanding undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.
The McNair Scholars Program is a federally funded initiative established in memory of physicist and Challenger Astronaut Ronald E. McNair.
LSAMP is an NSF-funded program that provides academic support and specialized advising for students from historically underrepresented groups who wish to enter non-medical STEM professions.
The Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA) is a four-year program that integrates design and entrepreneurial thinking into the Rutgers–New Brunswick student experience.
The annual Undergraduate Research Writing Conference presents exceptional student research projects completed in Writing Program courses at Rutgers University.
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