Student Research Resources

For our Graduate Students looking for an opportunity to gain experience along with your studies, please look at our information regarding Graduate Assistantships.  This information will provide you with information to get starting in creating an opportunity within several specific areas of interest supported by Maine Economic Improvement Funds (MEIF).

Please check out the Online Student Journal, to find more information about publishing your research results on the USM Research page.

Starting your research: Library Resources at USM

Maine Space Grant Consortium Scholarship & Fellowship Program at USM

Summer Medical & Dental Education Program (SMDEP) - a free (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation.

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) - sponsored and managed by the US Department of Energy Office of Science, the program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories.

Thinking Matters (Annual Event)

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

The Air Force Research Laboratory - Information Directorate located in Rome, NY is interested in making connections at USM to promote internships, co-op opportunities, and research.  Please check out information about what they are all about here.

Research Mission

To support research, scholarship and creative activity to: promote knowledge, discovery and practical application to advance Maine's economy, communities and the quality of life for Maine citizens; to strengthen classroom education and transform the lives of students through real world learning opportunities; and to support faculty and staff commitment to excellence in scholarly accomplishments regionally, nationally and internationally.