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Find out about campus resources, science careers, and other research and academic opportunities for undergraduates

PSU Office of Diversity and Multicultural Student Services

The PSU Office of Diversity and Multicultural Student Services is a one-stop shop for information about scholarships, cultural centers, academic support services, student organizations and more!

>>Office of Diversity and Multicultural Student Services


PSU Office of Research and Strategic Partnerships

The PSU Office of Research and Strategic Partnerships has news about research projects on campus; profiles of faculty; information on innovation & intellectual property; and information on development and submission of grants

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Other Research and Academic Opportunities for Undergraduates


Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is dedicated to enhancing the undergraduate experience for underrepresented students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields of study. It provides activities, events, and research opportunities for students at Portland State University and Portland Community College

  >>Find out more about LSAMP

McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program works with PSU undergraduates who wish to pursue PhDs. It introduces juniors and seniors who are first-generation and low-income, and/or members of under-represented groups to research and to effective strategies for getting into and graduating from PhD programs

  >>Find out more about the McNair Scholars Program

PSU University Studies Program

The award-winning PSU University Studies (UNST) program is partnering with EXITO to create special health and research focused courses, including Freshman Inquiry, Sophomore Inquiry, Junior Cluster, and Senior Capstone Courses. Also, make sure to check out the innovative UNST peer mentoring program, which provides tuition support and training for undergraduates and graduate students selected through a competitive application process.

  >>Find out more about the PSU University Studies Program

Portland State University Honors College

Urban Honors is the only urban-vocused honors college in the country, and accepts applications from transfer students and current PSU students, as well as new first year students. Students have opportunities for rigourous research, internships, small class sizes, and personalized academic support. It is open to all majors and 80% of students continue to graduate school 

  >>Find out more about Urban Honors

Resources for Exploring Science Careers


myIDP was created by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and UCSF that allows students to create an Individual Development Plan for a career in science. There are excerciseds to help you examine your skills and interests; a list of 20 scientific career paths to find which might best fit your skills; a tool for setting and tracking your goals; and a wealth of articles and resources to guide you through the process of career exploration and development. 


Science Careers e-Magazine 

Science Careers is a web-magazine for AAAS and the journal Science. It has a wealth of information for students exploring and pursuing science careers. 

  >>Science Careers

NIH hosts a series of profiles on scientists embarking on research careers. 

 >>NIH LabTV