Venture - Undergraduate Research Database

What is Venture?

What is Venture?

Venture is MSU's database of creative activity and undergraduate research opportunities designed to connect faculty mentors and aspiring undergraduate scholars. The database provides an easily navigable platform for MSU faculty members to post research projects while offering an on-line venue for students to look for research opportunities.

Who should use it?

MSU undergraduate students should utilize Venture to help them find research positions at MSU and off-campus summer resarch positions.  MSU faculty, graduate students, and post-docs should use Venture to post research positions.

Check back frequently

Postings change daily with Venture.  Sometimes we receive several new posts in a week. Check back often.


Students: Find a Project
  • By Unit

    Explore projects sorted by college or unit.

  • By Category

    Explore projects sorted by broad categories.

  • By Keyword

    Not sure of where to start or what your research interests might be?  The keywords section can assist you in your search.  Type a general word that describes your research area of interest.

  • Paid Opportunities

    Search for paid opportunities

  • Creditable Positions

    Search for opportunities for which credit is available.

Research Mentors: Post a Project
  • Create a new project

    To post a project, you will need the following information:

    Project title
    Keywords for searching
    Student qualifications/requirements
    Brief project overview
    In-depth project details

  • Refine or manage your posted projects

    Click here to access your project management dashboard. The dashboard allows project coordinators to post, edit, and update projects.

Newest Research Opportunities

Undergraduate Summer Institute on Big Data, Statistics and Human Health

The program includes a modest stipend, housing and meals package for meritorious undergraduate students and is sponsored by an NIH R25 grant supported by the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative.
Posted: 17-12-14
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Compensation:
Start Date: 17-12-15
End Date: 18-03-01

Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School (NFUSS) Program

NFUSS is a six-week course, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), designed to provide undergraduate students with comprehensive, experimental, hands-on training in topics essential to nuclear forensics.
Posted: 17-12-05
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Start Date: 17-12-05
End Date: 18-02-28

PAID Summer REU Weather, Climate, and Society Research Experience for Undergraduates

We have an exciting interdisciplinary program that will focus on rising sophomores pairing each participant in a team with other WCS REU students and with research mentors in the physical and social sciences.
Posted: 17-12-04
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no compensation
Start Date: 17-12-04
End Date: 18-02-28

Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Research Office at 517-355-7635 or
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