Research

Getting Involved as an Undergrad

Additional Opportunities


Student Design Teams

Viterbi student organizations compete in a number of different competitions regionally and nationally showcasing what they learn in the classroom. There is something for just about every major!

Visit our Student Organization page for more information about the following design teams and links to their contact information:

  • AeroDesign Team
  • ASCE Concrete Canoe
  • ASCE Steel Bridge
  • Biomedical Engineering Associated Start Up Team
  • IEEE Micromouse
  • USC Aerial Robotics
  • USC Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Team
  • USC Racing
  • USC Rocket Lab
  • USC Solar Car Team

USC Research Programs

The University has a variety of programs supporting undergraduate research efforts:

USC Research & Discovery Information
USC Discovery Scholars
Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work
USC Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program
USC Rose Hills Fellowships
USC Provosts Undergraduate Research Fellowships
USG Academic Research Fund

Additional Summer Research

You are welcome to utilize the list below as a starting point; this list is not comprehensive. We separated each list by the approximate timeframe for application submission, however please check the website for the program you are interested in for the deadline. Some programs have early bird or priority deadlines.

In addition to the below, please check the following resources:

Applications typically due in January
Applications typically due in February
Applications typically due in March

Published on August 31st, 2021

Last updated on December 5th, 2022