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Undergraduate students may participate in research during the regular semester. This page lists a number of different off-campus research opportunities for undergraduates. Visit our Summer Off-Campus Opportunities page for additional opportunities.

General Opportunities and Programs

Deadline: Varies

The Council on Undergraduate Research's "Research Opportunities Page" lists multiple opportunities across the country.

More Information: www.cur.org/resources/students/research_opportunities/
Deadline: The application process involves many steps, but there is no hard deadline.

Currently PREP is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 cohort. PREP stands for Post-baccalaureate Research and Education Program and is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) training program. PREP is designed to enhance the ability of under-represented individuals in the biomedical sciences to gain entry to, and succeed in, nationally recognized Ph.D. programs.This program is for recent graduates who want to continue their education specifically in the biomedical sciences. PREP’s main benefit is to engage the scholar in cutting edge research for one full year with a faculty mentor of their choice. We also offer many other benefits, such as, annual salary, health/dental benefits, GRE preparation classes, tuition for academic courses, travel support to attend conferences and social and cultural activities. The first step is to go to the below link, Search for a Posting number 0832044, then click View to access the application. Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, personal statement, official transcripts, and three letters of reference.
More Information: unmjobs.unm.edu
Nationally known, the Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board provides a register of animal related opportunites nationally and internationally. You are able to filter resutls by a variety of criteria such as salary, location, job type, and focus.

More information: 
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, is seeking a Research Technician II. The technician will join a research program at UTSW in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Biochemistry focused the biology of endocrine and neuroendocrine cancers. The laboratory utilizes a variety of approaches to understand cancer progression and develop new treatments including genetically engineered mouse cancer models, cultured cancer cells and chemical screens. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a record of strong academic achievement, and knowledge of basic laboratory course techniques.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree with major coursework in biology, chemistry or biochemistry. No prior work experience required. OR Two (2) years college with emphasis in coursework in field of assignment and two (2) years of laboratory experience at level of Laboratory Technical Assistant or equivalent.

UTSW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interested students should contact David McFadden, M.D., Ph.D. directly at david.mcfadden@utsouthwestern.edu or at (214) 648-8465.

More information in this flyer.

Conferences and Symposia

Deadline: January 17, 2017
June 27-29, 2017
Location: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff Arizona
Website: http://www.cur.org/conferences_and_events/ur_programsundergraduate_research_collaborations_2017/

 Seeking Strategies for Undergraduate Research Programs Success? Then don’t miss CUR’s “Undergraduate Research Programs: Undergraduate Research Collaborations” Conference. Do you have something to share: a great program, unique process, assessment initiatives, or an interesting and exciting aspect of your undergraduate research program? Are you ready to network and learn from your colleagues? This conference is for you and is designed for programs at any stage, including the development phase! Be a part of it!
Deadline: February 17, 2017
Date: April 14 - April 16, 2017
Location: Stanford University
Website: https://sura.stanford.edu/

On behalf of the Stanford Undergraduate Research Association (SURA), we encourage you to apply to the 2017 Stanford Research Conference (SRC 2017)! Held from April 14 through April 16 on the campus of Stanford University, SRC 2017 is our third annual national undergraduate research conference. At the conference, you'll
interact with esteemed Stanford faculty members in workshops, receive feedback in a poster symposium, learn about cutting-edge research, and explore the Bay Area. Past speakers have included Nobel laureates, domain experts, and renowned faculty.

To Apply: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6u5gD3SIbHVeszr
Deadline: March 1, 2017
April 14, 2017
Location: University of Houston - Victoria
Website: http://www.uhv.edu/arts-and-sciences/undergraduate-programs/research-conference/

The University of Houston-Victoria School of Arts & Sciences is hosting an interdisciplinary student research conference. Projects from all disciplines will be accepted, and any topic or theme is welcome for consideration. We are accepting traditional oral presentations as well as posters. The conference will accept proposals from undergraduate students in any area of the liberal arts, humantities, natural sciences or social sciences. Students completing capstone or honors projects especially are encouraged to apply. Please visit the website for more information!

To Apply: Please send 50- to 100-word proposals about any topic related to the theme "Crossing Disciplines" in an email to soasresearch@uhv.edu with "Proposal" in the subject line.



Bothalia is a multidisciplinary life science journal for the publication of original research articles, short communications and review articles. It is published with an aim to make amalgamation between researchers and subscribers. It is a semiannual peer-reviewed journal that allows scientists to present research findings and discuss challenging issues in the broad field of botanic and other fields of the life sciences. 
Bothalia is currenlty having a call for articles for the next issue.

More Information: http://www.bthla-journal.org/



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Disclaimer: The undergraduate research opportunities listed on this page is for informational purposes only. Inclusion in the listing does not gaurantee an endorsement or funding by LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research. Please note that the accuracy or timeliness of the undergraduate research opportunity listings cannot be assured by LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research.

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