Undergraduate Research & Mentoring Program

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.

Deadline and application:

The deadline has passed. Stay tuned for future updates.

Meet last 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:
  • Commit to the program through the end of the 2020 summer term
  • Work ~8h/week during the winter/spring and ~16h/week during the summer term on their research project
  • Participate in regular research meetings during the winter and spring term
  • Present their research at the end of the spring term
  • Present their research at the beginning of the 2020 fall term.

Important dates: 

  • The deadline has passed. Stay tuned for future updates.

URMP flyer and Application  

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

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