Research Opportunities

Inside The W

The MUW Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) supports undergraduate researchers at the Mississippi University for Women, providing opportunities for students to participate in projects, conferences, publications, and internships that focus on conducting research and creative exploration.
The MUW Honors College offers academic community in honors courses and beyond including opportunities to work closely with faculty across campus and hands-on, real-world experiences that matter, including independent research and study abroad.
MUW's Undergraduate Research Conference is a yearly event to showcase the on-going, in-progress, and proposed work of undergraduates across campus.
Summer Scholars is a chance for students to do an independent research study that is guided by a faculty member during the summer semesters.
The NASA-sponsored MSSGC funds undergraduate student research and other activities at Mississippi University for Women designed to increase student engagement in and awareness of STEM topics.
Beginning in your junior year, biology majors may apply to conduct research under the direction of a member of the faculty.

Outside The W

Search for undergraduate research opportunities nationwide!
Interested in biomedical research? Check out Mississippi INBRE's summer programs.
Interested in ecological field research? Check out available undergraduate research programs through the Organization of Tropical Studies.
Every year, STRI hosts approximately 800 young scholars from various academic levels from undergrads to phd students in field courses, interns with staff scientists and fellows pursuing their own research questions.
The national Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers numerous research opportunities for undergraduate students.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration offers internships and summer research opportunities for undergraduate students.