Coming to UChicago I learned a couple things. First, lots of grad students and professors appreciate having undergrads help them with their work, so it’s true that you can always find open research positions! Secondly, it’s also possible to make money while working in research, whether that’s through your lab, UChicago’s Metcalf Grants, or outside grants.
I decided to get involved in research during my second year of college. As a Molecular Engineering major, I knew that I wanted to join a Molecular Engineering lab. Here’s what I did to make that happen!