Conducting research is one of the most important activities you can engage in as an undergraduate. Participating in structured and rigorous research experiences at other universities, national labs, andInsert a description of the image here. research institutes will help refine your interests, gain experience, and make informed decisions about career goals. These opportunities provide students with paid research experience, graduate school preparation, and mentoring. Click on this link to read an article from SACNAS regarding the importance of undergraduate summer research. 

UROC Research Opportunities provides different opportunites on a local level. 

External Summer Research Opportunities highlights the programs listed on this page as a starting-point to search for summer research opportunities across multiple disciplines.

In order to submit a competitive application, Resources are provided regarding strong letters of recommendation, resumes, statements of purpose, and otherInsert a description of the image here. supplemental material. Contact UROC if you need assistance with the application process at or (831) 582-4241. You can also visit our office in-person on the second floor of the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library in Suite 2150.