Research Mentorship Program
2017-2018 Sophomore Research Mentorship Recipients
What is it?
Get involved with the opportunities and resources available to you at BYU! The WE@BYU: Women in Engineering and Technology Research Mentorship program is an excellent way for Freshman and Sophomore women students to gain experience in their respective field.You’ll have the opportunity to conduct research in a laboratory while being mentored by a faculty member. The mentorship will last two semesters and require approximately five hours of research per week, and, as a participant, you’ll be paid for your time.
Who is eligible to apply?
Any first or second year female, BYU student that has declared a major in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology is eligible for the program. Recipients are selected based on academic merit and a short essay. If you are eligible, you will be notified by the college.
When can I apply?
You will be contacted by WE@BYU via email when the application is open. Incoming Freshman should look for their invitation around April 1st, with the application closing the third week of April. Sophomores should watch for their invitation around July 1st, with their application closing the third week in July.
Why should I apply?
Participants in the Research Mentorship Program, as well as other undergraduate research programs, have an opportunity to participate in their major in a way that is almost impossible to achieve by simply attending classes. You will receive hands on experience in labs, learn more about the new technologies in your field of study, and realize that you are capable of SO MUCH MORE than you ever thought possible. Through learning valuable skills and developing relationships with professors and other research students, your time as a student in the Research Mentorship Program will be unforgettable.
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