There are many opportunities for Harvard undergraduates, regardless of previous experience, to conduct research in any discipline. Becoming knowledgeable about your personal goals and research opportunities will help you identify what kind of research you wish to pursue. Use the tabs below to get specific tips about research opportunities at Harvard, elsewhere in the US, and abroad.
Your success in finding a research opportunity will depend on your ability to be proactive, build faculty relationships, and use key resources. However, at times, research opportunities won't perfectly match your expectations, so while it is important to chart your personal goals and interests, it is equally important to remain flexible and open-minded through the process. Good luck!