Muser provides Duke students with regularly-scheduled, clearly articulated, and equitable access to research opportunities across all fields.

Research mentors are members of the Duke community who can provide meaningful research experiences for students. Mentors are graduate students, postdocs, lab technicians, research team leaders, principal investigators, and professors.

Timeline for Spring Round (for 2020 fall semester positions)

For Research Mentors

  • Monday, March 16 at 8:00am - First day to post projects
  • Monday, March 23 at 11:59pm - Last day to post projects
  • Friday, April 3 at 8:00am - First day to accept applications
  • Tuesday, April 14 at 11:59pm - Last day to accept applications

For Students

  • Thursday, March 26 at 8:00am - First day to apply for projects
  • Thursday, April 2 at 11:59pm - Last day to apply for projects

Recent Musings

Searching for research results

Student Director Catherine McMillan ('22) describes her frustration finding undergraduate research opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities fields as a first-year student.

I’m currently a sophomore at Duke University, woefully undecided what I’m going to major in and restlessly anticipating the moment I actually get involved in faculty-led research.