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I'd like to do some research in my first year. How do I get started?
  • Check the Undergraduate Research Support page about getting started in research.
  • Volunteer or find a work-study job as a research assistant to a professor or a research position in a laboratory (the humanities labs or a science lab, for example) for more experience. Work-study positions are sometimes posted on DukeList.
  • Enroll in a course coded R .
  • To discuss opportunities for humanities research, request a meeting with the DAE for the arts and humanities. For science, request to meet with the DAE for natural and quantitative sciences.

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I'd like to explore some out-of-the-classroom opportunities. How do I start?

Learn more about the Service-Learning program and enroll in a Service-Learning course. Schedule an appointment with a DAE after you are settled in classes.

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