CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center

How to Get Started

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

Here are some ways to find a research position:

Define your interests: What's your passion? What do you enjoy learning about?

If you don't see a position description that interests you:

  • Define a subject that interests you

  • Go to the departments' websites and browse through the faculty web pages

  • Read 1 or 2 of the recent research papers that the faculty member has published.

Additional Tips:

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Advising Center Information

CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising
1223 Pierce Hall

Regular office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am- 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Tel: (951) 827-7294 or (951) 827-3102
Fax: (951) 827-2243 or (951) 827-2798
E-mail: cnasstudent@ucr.edu