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Office of Undergraduate Research Announcements and Reminders

Our Events and Reminders

  • (new) The OUR is seeking student researchers who are interested in sharing their research experience with the NCSU community. If you are interested in being interviewed by the OUR to be featured as a “Student Story” on our website, please reach out to us at
  • (new) Reminder: Research opportunities distributed via phishing emails do happen. Review how to spot phishing and how to report phishing to OIT.
  • (new) Reminder: If you’re submitting applications to graduate schools, employers, or other opportunities, do not write down the OUR as your supervisor. We will not be able to speak to your abilities/knowledge; write down your mentor.
  • The ACC Meeting of the Minds conference will take place April 5-7 at Notre Dame. Read more about the Meeting of the Minds and about applying on the OUR MotM page. All application materials are due January 22, 2024 by 11:59pm.
  • Applications for Spring research assistant (RA) opportunities will open again in December. FWS RA positions will be available (applications open Dec. 4) and limited OUR RA positions will be available (applications open Dec. 11-18).
  • 2024 NC State Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) have been posted. The list is subject to updates (check back!). Find non-NC State REUs on the NSF REU Database and Pathways to Science Database. For faculty/staff looking to “register” their program with the OUR, please email

Additional Research news and Events

  • Program/Opportunity Applications
  • (new) The Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies is offering an undergraduate summer internship opportunity in Summer 2024. Engage with the humanities and public history. Apply by February 15, 2024
  • (new) AmeriCorps Opportunity developed by the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative and the KIETS Climate Leaders Program in partnership with Conservation Corps North Carolina for Summer 2024. More information via this AmeriCorps opportunity flyer.
  • (updated) REU highlight: The Comparative Medicine Institute’s Spring-Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative is accepting applications through November 20. Find positions posted on CURiOuS and learn more via this CMI SIRI flyer.
  • Dept. of Energy Summer 2024 Undergraduate Internships applications are being accepted through January 9, 2024. Access information and register for a panel workshop to learn more about these science and technology opportunities (DOE SULI information).
  • Opportunities to Present
  • (new) The Council on Undergraduate Research’s Trimmer fund Award is for arts and humanities students to receive funding to present research at professional meetings (conferences, etc.). Funds of up to $1,000 are for events between January 1, 2024-December 31, 2024. Applications are due January 15, 2024.
  • The NC State Make-A-Thon will be held January 26-28. Register by January 18. This opportunity includes “collaborating in cross-disciplinary teams to research, design, and prototype solutions to a sustainability challenge.”
  • The Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium will take place at Johns Hopkins University March 21-23. Abstract submissions are due by December 8.
  • The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR 2024) will occur in April 2024 and will be hosted by California State University – Long Beach. Applications are due December 8; start considering your submission! Please inform the OUR if you are applying.