Summer Workshop Series for Student Researchers

The Professional Development Workshop Series for Student Researchers provides supplemental training for any undergraduate student doing full-time or part-time research over the summer.

Participation will help you:

  • Commit to practices that uphold research integrity
  • Gain confidence in your ability to communicate your research findings to any audience
  • Appreciate diverse research strategies
  • Become a more competitve candidate for future research positions

As a participant, you can attend as many workshop dates as you wish over the course of the summer. Any participant who attends eight or more sessions will earn a certificate of program completion. 

Unless otherwise noted, all sessions take place on Fridays from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Data Visualization Center, located in the Math-Geo-Physics Library (240H Braunstein Hall).

Register for the summer workshop series here.

Students can also join remotely via WebEx using the following information:

  • Meeting number (access code): 645 977 883
  • Host key: 240812
  • Meeting password: A59e5mJ6
Dates and Topics for the Professional Development Summer Workshop Series for Student Researchers
Date Topic  
May 17 How to Thrive in a Research Role  
May 24 Ethical Codes of Conduct  
May 31 Transparency & Diligence in the Quest for Evidence  
June 7 Data Management plus Exit Strategy Worksheet  
June 14 Telling Your Research Story plus Worksheets  
June 21 Intellectual Property plus Fair Use Guide
June 28 Mid-Point Reflections
July 12 Titles and Abstracts and Sample Titles for Evaluation Activity
July 19 Let’s Make a Poster plus Sample Evaluation Form and Rubric  
July 26 Transferable Research Skills plus Theme Mapping, Skills List, CV Template and Resume Template
August 1 Poster Session


If you have questions, please contact Undergraduate Research Program Director Megan Lamkin.