Monday, July 1, 2013

Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research: Summer Talks for Student Researchers

Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research – Summer Talks for Student Researchers
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Undergraduate student researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park are welcome to attend talks this coming week on:

1. “So you’re doing summer research – what next???”

Tuesday, July 2 from 4 pm to 5 pm in Plant Sciences 1140

TOPIC: Engaging in a summer research can be a great experience, but there are additional steps you can take to add value to your work – this talk will offer suggestions and advice for preparing to present your research, for communicating the content of your research in your resume and grad school applications, as well as for identifying additional research experiences for next summer.


2. “Applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship” – UNDERGRADS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS WELCOME

Wednesday, July 3 from 4 pm to 5 pm in Plant Sciences 1140

TOPIC: The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is one of the most prestigious and lucrative awards available for graduate studies in the natural sciences, math, engineering, and social sciences. This talk will offer advice and suggestions for using your summer to begin developing a highly effective NSF fellowship application. Graduate students who will be in their first or second year of graduate studies in fall 2013, and undergraduates at all levels are welcome to attend. Please note: You must be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply for the NSF graduate research fellowship.

Please send any questions by email to: ugresearch@umd.edu