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

Paid research assistant needed for study of conference travel award impact on diversity in science careers

The undergraduate student would help us collect data to evaluate science career choices and the efficacy of a national conference travel award program to increase diversity in the field of evolutionary science.
Posted: 16-07-09
Start Date: 16-07-12
End Date: 16-08-12

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: 16-07-30

Workforce Development and Individuals with Barriers to Employment: Toward Successful Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

This study will collect qualitative data gathered from focus groups and interviews to describe and explain barriers to employment and how workforce development agencies can implement policies to overcome the barriers faced by program participants.
Posted: 16-05-15
Compensation: For Credit
Start Date: 16-06-12
End Date: 16-08-06

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