Venture - Undergraduate Research Database

A database of research, scholarship, and creative opportunities for MSU undergraduate students. Venture connects students to these opportunities and provides an avenue for student engagement in original investigation, experimentation, and creativity across many fields of study.

Students: Find a Project
  • By Unit

    Explore projects sorted by college or unit.

  • By Category

    Explore projects sorted by broad categories.

  • By Keyword

    Not sure of where to start or what your research interests might be?  The keywords section can assist you in your search.  Type a general word that describes your research area of interest.

  • Paid Opportunities

    Search for paid opportunities

  • Creditable Positions

    Search for opportunities for which credit is available.

Research Mentors: Post a Project
  • Create a new project

    To post a project, you will need the following information:

    Project title
    Keywords for searching
    Student qualifications/requirements
    Brief project overview
    In-depth project details

  • Refine or manage your posted projects

    Click here to access your project management dashboard. The dashboard allows project coordinators to post, edit, and update projects.

Newest Research Opportunities

Health Effects of Air Pollution

This project focuses on how air pollutants (e.g., ozone, particulate matter) trigger the onset of non-allergic asthma-like airway disease in laboratory mice.
Posted: 16-08-24
Start Date: 16-08-24
End Date: 16-09-24

Editing Content on a Preschool Teacher Professional Development Website

The Early Language and Literacy Investigations Lab (ELLI) is looking for a Research Assistant to edit and post content on a professional development website.
Posted: 16-08-08
Compensation: For Credit
Start Date: 16-08-08
End Date: 16-09-30

Wildlife Disease Research Internship Working with Wild Birds

Undergraduate research interns will work with wild birds (in the field and in captivity) investigating the role of environmental stress on disease.
Posted: 16-05-19
Compensation: For Credit
Start Date: 16-05-19
End Date: 16-08-31

Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Research Office at 517-355-7635 or
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