Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Looking for research experience but not sure where to start? You've come to the right place. U of T offers undergraduate students many different ways to gain valuable hands-on research experience. 

Explore our comprehensive research opportunities database to find your next research experience.

Shadow a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow to see what the research experience is really like.

Read more about this fully-funded opportunity for undergraduate students across Canada to participate in innovative biomedical research with world-renowned faculty at U of T. 

Learn more about the awards for Black and/or Indigenous students offered by the Canadian tri-council agencies.

Successful students will work for 16 weeks over the summer on a research project under the supervision of a faculty member.

The goal of the USRA programs is to provide research experience that complements the degree program undergraduate students are pursuing, which may lead them to consider graduate studies careers in the field of natural sciences and engineering. 

Discover the University of Toronto Excellence Award (UTEA) program, which provides opportunities for research experience at the undergraduate level in the Natural Sciences & Engineering, Social Sciences & Humanities, and Health & Life Sciences.

Learn how to gain research experience while earning course credit.

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