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

Caregiver-Infant Emotional Communication and Infants' Development of Emotional Expressions

The Insight into Infants' Internal Worlds (IIIW) Lab is looking for undergraduate students who can work as a research assistant during Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 semesters.
Posted: 16-05-30
no compensation
Start Date: 16-05-30
End Date: 16-07-10

Bibliography on production and perception of African American speech

Compile a bibliography of literature in linguistics, psychology and cognitive science on the phonetics of African American English, and listener perception of and attitudes toward African American English.
Posted: 16-05-20
no compensation
Start Date: 16-05-20
End Date: 16-06-30

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: 16-06-30

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