Student researchers learn skills in empirical observation, utlize cutting edge technologies, and develop a sense of excitement about asking the big questions while working hard toward solutions.


Many Rubenstein School students are actively involved in on-going research projects with faculty and graduate students here in the School. Learn more about Rubenstein School faculty research projects.

Undergraduate students have the option of enrolling in independent research courses or working directly with a faculty member or graduate student on a research project. Recent students have quanitified the effects of zebra mussles on shipwrecks, studied what triggers color in maple trees, and measured Vermont's quality of life through the Genuine Progress Inidicator with faculty in Ecological Economics. Many students present at professional conferences and publish their work in a variety of professional journals.

Past research involvement - a few opportunities to explore

Read stories about our students' past research and internship experiences.

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For more information on research opportunities, email, set up an appointment through Navigate or stop by 219 Aiken.

Another great resource to check out is the UVM Office of Fellowships, Opportunities and Undergraduate Research.

Submit UVM Site Use Request

Please submit a request to use UVM properties for research (by the end of spring semester for summer use):