Getting Started

Getting Started Quick Guide

  • Review the offerings listed on the research opportunities page to browse available positions.  
  • Reach out to the faculty member(s) listed on the offering to express interest in the position and see what next steps are needed to apply.
  • Explore the compensation options (funding/credit) for the opportunities you are interested in.
    • To learn more about how to do research for credit, please contact your Advising Dean in the Berick Center for Student Advising.
    • If you’re eligible for work-study, be sure to mention this to your lab to see if you are able to be paid for your work.
  • Utilize the Columbia Center for Career Education (CCE) if you would like to review your resume or prepare for your interview.
  • If you have questions about fellowships, contact Undergraduate Research & Fellowships to explore what options are available to you.