Research and Opportunities
Starting Your Research Career
Your first research experience may have a huge impact on your future career plans. Thus, it is very imperative that you start off on the right foot. Treat your search for a research position as one of the most important job searches in your academic career.
The first step is determining your research interests. Ask yourself:
“Why do research?” : http://www.ugresearchsci.ucla.edu/researchintro.htm
The next step is finding a faculty mentor.