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Benefits of Undergraduate Research

There are many benefits of undergraduate research for both students and faculty. 

The benefits of undergraduate research for students are:

  • enhance your resume
  • understand how research differs across disciplines
  • increase ability to think, learn, and work independently
  • strengthen oral and written communication skills
  • sharpen critical thinking skills
  • develop close relationship with faculty mentor
  • participate in and contribute to the life of your chosen field
  • prepare for graduate school
  • experience the rewards of designing a project, making discoveries, and sharing your findings

The benefits of undergraduate research for faculty members are:

  • connect with students and foster positive learning experiences
  • generate student excitement and interest in a discipline
  • aid students in contributing new knowledge to a field
  • be recognized for contributions to undergraduate education in CLAHS.     

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