The CAPS Research Apprenticeship is a semester-long introduction to STEM research. Apprentices learn about STEM graduate program career avenues and undergraduate research opportunities.
The apprenticeship involves:
Shadowing experience within a relevant STEM discipline
Development of quantitative research, writing, and communication skills through a one-credit course
Community building and networking with professors and peers
In order to be eligible to become a CAPS Research Apprentice students must:
- Be a first or second year student at UConn in good academic standing
- Be enrolled in a STEM major
- Identify as first-generation to college and from a household defined as low-income by the U.S. Department of Education and/or self-identify as an underrepresented racial or ethnic group in STEM graduate studies
Contact CAPS Research Scholars/McNair Scholars Program Coordinator, Renee Trueman, Ph.D.: email@example.com
Apply to Become a CAPS Research Apprentice!
Applications for the 2023-24 AY are now closed.