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Undergraduate Summer Research REU Program students participate in a variety of activities. Below are some examples of the kinds of activities that could be provided.

Sample Seminar Topics

  • Applying to Graduate School
  • Applying for NSF Graduate Research Funding
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Searching and Selecting an Advisor
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Effective Poster Presentations
  • Life as a Graduate Student
  • Abstracts and Research Papers
  • Literature Review Scientific Writing

Sample Activities

  • Orientation
  • Welcome breakfast hosted by the Texas A&M University College of Engineering
  • Aggies Invent
  • Poster session hosted by the Texas A&M Office of Honors and Undergraduate Research
  • Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Sample Deliverables

  • Research plan
  • Progress report
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Abstract
  • Paper
  • Poster