Opportunities for Undergraduates

Graduate and Professional Student Recruitment Initiative (GPS)

For students considering graduate studies at The Ohio State University, the Graduate/Professional Students Recruitment Initiative (GPS) serves as the premier diversity recruitment program. GPS plays an integral role in contributing to the ethnic, cultural and academic diversity within Ohio State's Graduate School and Professional College programs.

This event typically takes place at the end of October.
View more information on the GPS flyer.


OSU Research Internship Program

The OSU Research Internship Program on the CFAES Wooster Campus (ORIP), is a competitive internship opportunity for graduating high school seniors and current underclassmen at college or university. Participants must be over the age of 18 by May 1st to apply. The goal of this program is to expand research opportunities for local students and to enhance their interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). An ORIP internship will introduce participants to a variety of scientific areas of study through laboratory and field-based research experiences, weekly lunch and learn sessions, and a final symposium. 

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Summer Research Opportunities Program

The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) at Ohio State is designed to help students explore opportunities for graduate study and academic careers. Over the course of nine weeks during the summer, Ohio State SROP participants will conduct research with a faculty mentor on a topic of mutual interest, and participate in activities crucial to preparation for graduate school, including workshops on research skills, seminars on topics related to graduate education, and professional development events. At the end of the summer program, participants present their research at a campus summary conference and a regional conference.

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