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Graduate Students Give Advice About Applying for Undergrad Research Positions -Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zktzIdZmTo

Are you a Duke Undergraduate student interested in applying for research positions? Listen to five graduate student mentors give their advice and perspectives on finding research opportunities and what they look for when accepting undergraduate student mentees. This is a recording of a drop-in session hosted by Muser during the Spring of 2021. 

Timestamps: 

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! 

Thursday February 25th Muser Drop-In Hour Application Help and Review for Students

Have a question about how to submit your application or what to write? Visit our Muser Drop-in hour Thursday February 25th, 2021 from 8-9 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! 

Join us on Zoom with your Duke Account:  https://duke.zoom.us/j/99403888563 

ID: 994 0388 8563 

 

 

"Sitting at the Table Doesn't Make You a Diner"

John Markis, T’22 reflects on his summer Muser research experience in the Black Lives Matter/ Vidas Negras Importam Exhibition.

“Sitting at the table doesn’t make you a diner. You must be eating some of what’s on that plate. Being here in America doesn’t make you an American. Being born here in America doesn’t make you an American.” -Malcolm X

 

A New Frontier

Muser Student Director Catherine McMillan (T '22) ponders what research will look like in the midst of COVID-19 and gives a charge on how universities should move forward.