HMC Undergraduate Research Opportunities provides students with regularly-scheduled, clearly articulated, and equitable access to research opportunities across all fields.

Research mentors are members of the community who can provide meaningful research experiences for undergraduates, including postdocs and professors.

Log in with your HMC credentials so you can participate!

(if you do not have HMC credentials and are a member of the 5Cs, please get in touch with Mark Ilton

Timeline for Fall 2021

For Research Mentors

  • Monday, November 8 at 6:00am - First day to post projects
  • Sunday, November 21 at 11:59pm - Last day to post projects
  • Monday, December 6 at 6:00am - First day to view applications
  • Sunday, December 19 at 11:59pm - Last day to accept applicants using the site

For Students

  • Monday, November 22 at 6:00am - First day to apply for projects
  • Sunday, December 5 at 11:59pm - Last day to apply for projects

All times listed in Pacific Time (PT). 


Note: The "Last day to accept applications" is when mentors send out first offers to students through the site. Some mentors might send out offers directly to students by email after this date. 

Recent Blog Posts

Message to students about Summer-Fall 2021 round

Dear HMC students,


A number of HMC professors are advertising and recruiting for Fall 2021 research positions using the HMC Undergraduate Research Opportunities site. If you are interested in learning about these positions or applying to them, go to to register, set up your profile, and apply to what looks exciting.


The deadline to apply for projects is Wednesday September 1st at 11:59pm PT


Message to faculty about Summer-Fall URO round

Dear HMC faculty,

We are planning on running a short round on the "Undergraduate Research Opportunities" site for positions available this fall. As a reminder, we piloted this site last year in an effort to make it easier for students to locate and apply for research opportunities. If you are looking to recruit students for your research, scholarship, or creative projects this term (either for academic credit or for pay) and are interested in using the site, please read on.