Students selected to participate in the program will be expected to…
Meet these goals:
- Commit to working the entire funded semester(s) on the research project.
- Conduct their research with a faculty member in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
- Meet with the mentor during the first week of the semester to execute the research plan and work schedule (expect to work approximately 10-12 hours per week, depending on mentor’s expectations).
- Maintain good standing in the program by meeting regularly with the mentor, performing the research activities, and attending workshops.
Complete these deliverables by their deadlines:
- Review the online workshop and take the program overview quiz
- Write a one-page summary mid-semester
- Write a 100-word abstract for the Symposium Abstract Book
- Design a research poster
- Submit funds request/reimbursement documents for research supplies to their mentor’s business office
- Get your (free) portrait taken by the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering photographer
- Complete two professional development activities (such as attending a resume workshop, touring a lab, etc.)
- Write a two-page end-of-semester summary of accomplishments
- Participate in the semi-annual research symposium on the Tempe campus by creating and presenting a poster displaying the research achievements.
- Complete a program evaluation survey
Failure to fulfill these requirements may result in loss of funding.