Research Experience Undergraduate (REU)

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There are many advantages to participating in research as an undergraduate.  These include learning about new areas of science and engineering, learning new skills, learning to operate and maintain research equipment & machinery, developing data analysis skills, applying theoretical knowledge to solve real world problems, and improving  your writing and presentation skills.  REU’s will make you a more competitive applicant for graduate programs and/or employment opportunities.  For information on resume building, creating a CV, finding a research mentor, and locating summer research opportunities, visit the Council on Undergraduate Research.