Fall 2021 Seminar Series

The Undergraduate Research Seminar Series is valuable to prospective and current undergraduate researchers.

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are hosted in HIKS G980D from 4:30-5:30pm.

Sept. 2 - Undergrad Research 101: Where to Begin

Undergrads interested in getting started in research will learn what researchers are seeking, how they can approach potential research mentors, and what they need to do to prepare.

Sept. 16 - Marketing Yourself: Undergrad Research

Whether you are looking for a research position or are a current researcher, learn how to market yourself to potential research mentors and/or employers. This session will highlight resumés/CVs and emails with some online marketing options.

Sept. 30 - Undergraduate Research Roundtable
2-6pm EST | Virtual

This event, similar to a job/career fair brings undergraduate research mentors and programs seeking applicants together with students seeking opportunities to learn more about available opportunities. All colleges and schools are invited to attend.

Oct. 28 - Undergrad Research 101: Where to Begin (repeat of Sept. 2)

In a repeated session from Sept. 2, undergrads interested in getting started in research will learn what researchers are seeking, how they can approach potential research mentors, and what they need to do to prepare.

Present Your Research: Posters & Present Your Research: Research Talks
On-Demand via YouTube

Novice and expert poster designers and oral presenters are invited to learn best practices in anticipation of the virtual Fall Undergraduate Research Expo. Those who plan to present are encouraged to watch the recorded presentations.

Nov. 4 - Presentation Work Day - HELD IN THE OUR (in Hicks Library to the right)

Want to get feedback on your presentation before you have to submit your recording for the Fall Undergraduate Research Expo by Nov. 11? This can also be useful for individuals who will present at conferences that are not the Purdue spring conference. This is a come-and-go style seminar if you only need certain questions answered.

Fall Undergraduate Research Expo
Nov. 15 - 22 | Virtual

The 2021 Purdue Fall Undergraduate Research Expo is an opportunity for undergraduate researchers conducting research at Purdue to showcase the scholarly work and creative endeavors they have been engaged in through presentations. Submit your abstract by Nov. 1 at 11:59pm EST.

Dec. 2 - Summer Undergrad Research Search Process

Current researchers and interested undergrads who are interested in locating a summer research program will learn how to search and apply for programs. Bringing a personal device is encouraged to begin the search process at the end of the session.

Managing Your Research Data
On-Demand via YouTube

Presented by previous Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies staff member, Sandi Caldrone.

So you’ve finished your research project. Now, what do you do with your data? Learn how to wrap up a data project the right way, get author credit for your work, and communicate your data management skills on your resume or grad school application.

PDF of the slides can be found here and the video of the presentation can be found here.

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