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 Fall 2021 Positions)

For Research Mentors

  • Friday, March 26 at 12:00am - First day to post projects
  • Sunday, April 4 at 11:59pm - Last day to post projects
  • Tuesday, April 13 at 12:00am - First day to accept applications
  • Sunday, April 25 at 11:59pm - Last day to accept applications

For Students

  • Monday, April 5 at 12:00am - First day to apply for projects
  • Monday, April 12 at 11:59pm - Last day to apply for projects

Recent Musings

Thursday April 8th and Sunday April 11th Muser Drop-In Hours Application Help and Review for Students

Have a question about how to submit your application or what to write? Visit our Muser Drop-in hours Thursday April 8th, 2021 from 8-9 PM and Sunday April 11th from 1-2 PM EST!

Meet with a member of the Muser Ambassador team to ask general questions about the process, or get a chance to talk to a current graduate student who can help review your application from the perspective of a Mentor! 

Thursday April 8th 8:00-9:00 PM EST  AND Sunday April 11th 1:00-2:00 PM EST 

Applying to a Muser Project? Advice from our Graduate Student Leader Katie Henson

Wondering what to write in your research application? Not sure what to include in your profile?

Katie Henson, our Graduate Student Leader at Muser and a PhD student in Duke's Biology Department has shared some helpful tips and practices for you to consider when applying for a project through Muser.

Check Out @dukemuser on Instagram for a full recording of her presentation and follow us to receive notices of when a round is starting, information on Muser, and tips for applying!