College of Science Funded Opportunities 

The College of Science offers undergraduates various Notre Dame-funded research opportunities on campus during the academic year and throughout the summer.


fiNDscience is a resource for students interested in discovering undergraduate research opportunities. Search this filterable database

Tips for Discovering Research Positions

The search for research opportunities is best started sooner rather than later! Looking for more guidance? 

  • Get connected with the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement
  • Contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the department of your intended major.  
  • The Meruelo Family Center for Career Development offers a helpful resource to find summer internships, including a database of companies and websites.
  • Visit departmental websites, where faculty will describe their research interests.  
  • Talk to instructors of your courses, especially those you have enjoyed.  
  • Take advantage of events that promote undergraduate research.  
  • Talk to other students already engaged in research.
  • Join Irish Compass, Notre Dame's official online community driving powerful professional connections, to leverage the Notre Dame Network in your search for meaningful research opportunities. Many Notre Dame science alumni at research universities, laboratories, and hospitals throughout the country are willing and excited to work with undergraduate researchers.