Research at Illinois affects the world. The LED. Electronic tattoos. A supercomputer. And as an undergraduate, you can be a part of this kind of discovery.
Did you know you can start researching as early as freshman year? Your work, with faculty who are leaders in their fields, will help answer society’s toughest questions. That’s what we do at Illinois.
Unsure where to start? It's never too early, or too late. We can help answer all your questions.
Engineering at Illinois Research Programs
Through the Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research Program (ISUR) and Promoting Undergraduate Research in Engineering (PURE), the College has the support system in place for you to be successful in research.
Engineering at Illinois has a wide network of universities and labs to help you find the right fit for a research internship.
Whether on campus or off, you'll be able to find the right research project for your interest and summer is a great time to make a difference.