Undergraduate Research Opportunities


Why Get Involved in Research?

Rigorous research is a part of who we are at the University of Guelph. As an undergraduate student, you have the opportunity to take part in research that makes a difference.

Getting involved with undergraduate research offers several benefits:

  • Increase knowledge in your field
  • Develop and build transferable skills
  • Gain industry experience and enhance your resume
  • Boost graduate study applications
  • Explore career paths
  • Build relationships and expand your professional network
  • Contribute your ideas and knowledge
  • Make an impact in the community

Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA)

The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) is a program that provides summer research opportunities to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. Research positions begin in May and last about 16 weeks – providing full-time employment during the summer months. Interested students can apply starting in December.

Read more about the URA program on the Student Financial Services website.


Want to Learn More?

Consult your faculty advisor to learn more about research opportunities available to you.