SURP: Activities and Events

As an intern, you will participate in:

  • Research meetings with your mentor, co-mentor, and other lab members
  • Skill-based workshops on topics such as statistical software programs, methodological topics, and academic writing
  • Professional development workshops on topics including professional networking, crafting a C.V., writing graduate school application essays, and developing a research agenda
  • GRE preparation course
  • Research conference (past conferences have been: Leadership Alliance National Symposium, Head Start Research Conference)
  • Presentations on the research project you assist with during the summer (see our alumni page for links to previous presentations)
  • Cultural and community-building activities such as visits to Washington DC, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, and other Charlottesville area attractions
  • Networking events with other summer interns and researchers at UVA