Student Opportunities

The Real Value of

At the , research, teaching, and service are tightly connected. A high-level of faculty research informs and stimulates teaching, ensuring students have access to the newest frontiers of knowledge in the classroom. Wide-ranging faculty research and professional activity bring exciting educational and professional opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students alike.

collaborations with industry provide opportunities for internships for students that often prove excellent stepping-stones to attractive employment upon graduation. Working with faculty on research projects can stimulate students’ imagination, while simultaneously cultivating the critical skills needed to solve tomorrow’s challenges.

That emphasis on research is one of the reasons that UMass students across our campuses have been selected for prestigious fellowships like Truman, Marshall, Goldwater and Gates, and why UMass Amherst has been recognized as one of the top producers of student Fulbright recipients.