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Through undergraduate research, Boise State students hone problem solving and critical thinking skills that will serve them for a lifetime, no matter the direction their career paths follow.

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September 23, 2021 @ noon

Getting Started with Undergraduate Research

Are you looking for hands-on experience in your field, but don’t know where to begin?

Or maybe you’re looking to enhance your undergraduate experience? Beef up your academic portfolio? Grow your leadership skills?

Then join us for this fast-paced session about getting started in undergraduate research. No prior experience necessary! Just your imagination and an interest in putting your talents to work – plus some fun at noon on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

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Why should I participate in undergraduate research?

Participation in research at Boise State will enhance your student experience. Benefits of conducting research include:

  1. Expanding understanding and knowledge of your academic field.
  2. Defining your academic, career, and personal interests.
  3. Establishing valuable connections with faculty.
  4. Gaining academic experiences that help expand your resume, such as presenting at research conferences, publishing, and working with a research team.
  5. Developing critical thinking, leadership, time management, and communication skills.
  6. Exploring research techniques.