Undergraduate Research

Academic Core 3E07B

May 3

9th Annual Research Day
12:00 AM

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Program for Research Initiatives for Science Majors (PRISM)

The Program for Research Initiatives in Science and Math (PRISM) at John Jay College provides an opportunity for Forensic Science students to engage in the process of scientific research while completing their degree.

Early in the program, students attend seminars and training programs to better prepare them for research. At the beginning of their sophomore year, students are matched with a faculty mentor. Our PRISM mentors work in a variety of research areas – from biochemistry to environmental science, forensic science, molecular biology, and toxicology. Every effort is made to match students with advisors working in their particular area of interest.

In addition to direct research experience, PRISM students are eligible for monetary stipends for their research, travel grants for conferences, GRE preparatory help, and advising on professional, medical, and graduate school applications and career planning. They can also look forward to guest lectures and informal seminars with research faculty, scientists, and other professionals.

PRISM research experiences go beyond the traditional training students receive in the classroom. They include instruction on literature searches, project design, implementation, experimental sampling, data analysis, and scientific writing/presentation, as well as providing a community in which students are able to flourish. These experiences help to demonstrate that science is not exact, but an iterative process of questioning the world around us, and provide students with the skills necessary to succeed in science beyond the classroom, joining the community of researchers around the globe.


To apply, please visit:   http://prismatjjay.org/about-us/

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