Undergraduate Research & Mentoring Program

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Among the college’s signature offerings, the Undergraduate Research & Mentoring Program (URMP) funds undergraduate research for students majoring in all Maseeh College undergraduate disciplines. Students will learn how to conduct research and work with a faculty mentor on an exciting research project.


Meet this year's URMP Participants


Check out this great video shot by Dr. Christof Teuscher of students discussing the projects they worked on and their experiences while participating in URMP.














Program structure:







Program eligibility:

  • MCECS undergraduate student
  • sophomore or junior standing
  • strong academic record
  • strong interest in research
  • no MECOP, CECOP, EWX, PCEP or other internships.

**Women and underrepresented students are highly encouraged to apply**

Students are required to:
  • Participate in the research training during the fall term
  • Work with a faculty mentor on a research project during the winter and spring term
  • Submit weekly progress reports
  • Present their research at the end of the spring term


Application deadline: 

New application: http://bit.ly/URMPApplication2019

Questions? Please contact urmp@cecs.pdx.edu.

View past participants, student posters and abstracts at PDX Scholar.