First-Year Research in Engineering

Microscope The First-Year Research in Engineering program provides research opportunities for first year undergraduate students, and provides prospective engineering majors with early hands-on experience and mentoring within engineering. Up to 12 two-term research projects will be available to first-year students who want to participate in engineering research projects.

Project Selection

  1. Download and review the project descriptions.
  2. For each internship you are interested in, fill out the application form.
  3. Return your completed application to by 10/15.
  4. Students will then participate in interviews with faculty mentors, who will select a student for each project.


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