Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URF) is committed to supporting the intellectual curiosity, creativity and scholarly development of Simmons students.

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Pursue Research at Simmons

Throughout your undergraduate career at Simmons, you will have numerous opportunities to explore scholarly and creative passions, participate in paid, hands-on research experiences, present at national and international conferences, receive mentorship from faculty, pursue global experiences, and connect with community leaders, organizations, hospitals, and world-renowned research laboratories in the Boston area and beyond.

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships works closely with students to locate research and funding opportunities, fellowships, and faculty mentors to advance their major, academic and career goals.

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Explore Opportunities at Simmons

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships offers a range of programs that support undergraduate academic and professional growth.

Opportunities at Simmons
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External Fellowships and Scholarships

In the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, we connect students with sources of funding from outside of Simmons.

External Opportunities
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Nakeisha Cody

Director of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

Jaime Libowitz

Operations Manager, Undergraduate Programs

Rachel Oshinsky

Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Programs

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