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Peer Advising

Peer Advising Notice

In Person Peer Advising Spring 2024:

M, W, and F: 10:40 AM – 1:40 PM Newell Hall 202

T and Th: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM C3

 

Do you need help getting started in research at UF and would like to speak with someone?

The Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS) offers peer advising for anyone who would like get involved in undergraduate research.  Click one of the boxes below to learn more.

Peer Advising

See Office hours below to speak with a peer advisor.

Finding a Mentor

Click here to search our database for a research mentor.

FAQs

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Department Contact Info

Center for Undergraduate Research

Newell Hall, Room 202
1700 Stadium Rd
Gainesville, FL 32611

+1 (352) 846-3222
CUR@aa.ufl.edu

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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About Peer Advising

Whether you’re looking to get involved in undergraduate research at UF or are already involved and looking to enhance your experience, our trained peer advisors are here to help. The Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS) offers personalized peer advising to students to help them find research opportunities on campus, apply to research scholarships, create effective research presentations, locate and apply to external research programs outside of UF, and offer resume critiques. CURBS peer advisors are experienced undergraduate researchers who are passionate about helping students find enriching opportunities that will take their academic experiences to new heights.

 

Peer Advising for Spring 2024:

M,W,F: 10:40 AM – 1:40 PM Newell Hall 202

T and Th: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM C3

 

 

Online Students

Interested in performing research at UF but not sure where to start?

The Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS) offers workshops on how to find research!

Finding a Research Position Workshop

 

 

“My peer advisor was very helpful. I needed some guidance on how to approach a researcher via email and I was given a clear outline that I’ll definitely be making use of.”

“My peer advisor gave me the tools to reach out to the professors I am interested in working with. She recommended picking 7-10 researchers and how to initiate contact with them. She was a wonderful peer advisor. I will definitely make an appointment with her soon!”

“I benefited greatly from attending peer advising. My peer advisor was able to give me useful information on which websites to use to find research positions, how to reach out to professors, and other great advice.”

“My peer advisor helped me refine my email and also gave me some insight into how he attained a research position. His advice truly helped me and allowed me to attain an interview.”

“My peer advisor was super kind, helpful, and easy to talk to. She definitely knew what she was talking about and helped me figure out my next steps in the process of finding a research mentor.”

Remote Advising

Schedule a Remote Peer Advising Appointment

 

 

 

 

Where do you start to search for a faculty Mentor?

Watch the video to get started in your search for a research faculty mentor.

Meet the Directors

Our peer mentoring group is made up of experienced undergraduate researchers who are passionate about helping students find research opportunities that will enrich their academic experience and help them reach their career goals.

Khushi Jamwal

Class: 2024

Email: khushijamwal@ufl.edu

College: Liberal Arts and Sciences

Research Description: Under the College of Medicine, she conducts research at the Center for Musculoskeletal Pain and Fatigue. More specifically, understanding the mechanisms behind fibromyalgia and the effects of mindfulness on chronic pain.

Julia Jamieson

Class: 2025

Email: juliajamieson@ufl.edu

College: Agriculture and Life Sciences

Research Description: In the College of Medicine, Julia volunteers in Dr. Coy Heldermon’s research laboratory and studies therapeutics for breast cancer, sarcoma, and Sanfilippo syndrome. She works in Dr. Mei He’s laboratory in the College of Pharmacy and researches stem cells, exosomes, secretomes, and microfluidic devices.

Peer advising has resumed! 

Please reach out to one of our directors if you have any questions!