Apply to become a Student Researcher

Fall 2024 Student Applications opening August 15!

 

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How to apply?

Step1: Browse projects

Browse projects and click on the project name that interests you. You will be redirected to an application page with more information on the chosen project.

 

Step2: Submit an application

Submit an application for up to 5 maximum projects that you are interested in. Some projects may close their applications early due to high levels of interest, so students are advised to apply as soon as they can.

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Program Requirements

Students are only allowed to participate in 1 Discovery project per semester.

The program offers variable units on a P/NP basis.

In order to receiving a passing grade:

  1.  Students are expected to commit 6 - 12 hours per week to their research project (the exact time commitment expected should be confirmed with the project partner). 1 unit of academic credit is available for every 3 hours of work per week. Students will be enrolled in a DATA 198 course for units when they join a project.
  2.  Students are required to attend 3 workshops scheduled throughout the semester
  3.  Students are required to submit Progress Reports (this will be sent to you as a Google Form to fill out)
  4.  Student teams must give a Final Presentation during RRR week.
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Have any questions?

Email us at ds-discovery@berkeley.edu

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Topics across diverse domains

Discovery projects allow student researchers to work on projects in all kinds of impact areas. We continually seek to engage with new partners operating in different fields.