Why Do Research?

Research

Why Do Research?

Research is not just for students in technical fields. All disciplines involve research. Getting involved with the UCCS research community has many benefits. Just a few of the advantages of doing research include:

  • Working with a faculty mentor on an interesting problem in your field
  • Enhancing student learning and establishing strong mentoring relationships with faculty
  • Recommendation letters from research mentors are among the most valuable references a student could have in job or graduate school applications
  • Developing your problem-solving skills and intellectual independence
  • Expanding your education beyond the classroom
  • Enhancing your communication and presentation skills
  • Helping you to choose your career path
  • Preparing for graduate school (many require research experience)
  • Making connections in your field to help advance your career
  • Exploring the different types of research at UCCS
  • Meeting new people

 

   

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