Students here at Rensselaer are encouraged to participate in the Undergraduate Research Program. There are a huge number of advantages associated with the program:
And beyond all of this, you can even receive class credit or a financial stipend during your work!
If you are interested, the first step is to identify a faculty member who is currently working on a project that might interest you. From there, contact him/her and receive more information on that project. If you are still interested, then you can begin your Undergraduate Research experience.
Please note: Important Application Deadlines for credit and funding.