Calling All Disrupters and Innovators
Dive into boundary-breaking research or cultivate your entrepreneurial ambitions. UC San Diego offers opportunities for students to gain hands-on research experience and training to lead in a new world.
Address real-world problems and develop your research skills while working alongside renowned faculty.
Find a research experience that matches your interests. The Research Experience and Applied Learning Portal allows students to create an online profile and search for opportunities.
Faculty Mentor Program
Get to know your professor. Students in the program undertake faculty-mentored research projects and gain insight into potential career paths.
UC Scholars Program
Be a researcher for a summer. UC Scholars is an eight-week research experience that culminates in a campus conference, offering students an opportunity to present their original papers.
Academic Internship Program
Merge academic theory and real-world practice. The Academic Internship Program helps students explore careers and enrich their education through hands-on experience.
UC San Diego students have access to resources to help you translate your discoveries into real-world applications.
Ahead of the Curve
Explore current UC San Diego research aimed at tackling some of the biggest challenges of our time.