Internship, Career and Grad School Prep

  • Due 2/19-Intro to STEM Research-Be a McNair Fellow

    Apply to be a UConn McNair Fellow


    Learn the initial steps towards being a STEM researcher!

    * First year & sophomore STEM majors

    * No GPA requirement

    * No prior research experience needed


    Semester-long research shadowing opportunity with a research group of your STEM interest, here on the Storrs campus throughout the fall 2020 semester


    Build professional development, science writing, science communication skills, and knowledge about being a graduate student as a next academic goal during our weekly UNIV course


    Due February 19, 2020, before 12noon

    & 1 letter of rec by February 26


    More details AND the online application are here -

    Please review the eligibility requirements before proceeding.


    If you plan to apply, email Dr. Renée: with a brief note including your intent to apply, and to begin to coordinate your group interview session. Anytime, stop by Rowe 204 to ask questions!

    Regional campus students are encouraged to apply who will be at the Storrs campus for fall 2020.

    For more information, contact: Renee M. Gilberti, PhD at

If you have any questions, please contact Economics Advising Office at 860-486-3022.