Undergraduate Research Program

Volunteer

Student, staff, and alumni volunteers are critical to the success of the Undergraduate Research Symposium. We welcome and appreciate all event volunteers!

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Volunteers can sign-up for as many shifts as they choose. The available volunteer shifts are:

Wednesday, May 13th and Thursday, May 14th before the Symposium

Material preparation: Readying materials for Symposium Day.

Time Options:

  • Wednesday – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-3 p.m.
  • Thursday – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. or 12-2 p.m.

Pre-event setup: Setup easels, tables, etc. in preparation for the Big Day.

Time:

  • Thursday – 4-6 p.m.

Friday, May 15th the day of the Symposium

General Assistants: Greeters, Poster Setup, Traffic Directors, Food and Beverage Station Attendants, Registration Support, Signage, etc.

Time Options:

  • 8-10 a.m.
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • 12-2 p.m.
  • 2-4 p.m.
  • 4-6 p.m.

Oral Presentation Session Assistants: Take a fun, important and active role in assisting Oral Presenters and Faculty Moderators with technical equipment, keeping time, etc. for oral presentations.

Note: Session Assistant Volunteers must be willing to attend a brief training prior to the Symposium.

Time Options:

  • 12-2:15 p.m.
  • 3-5:15 p.m.

Registration: Assistance in registering all presenters of the Undergraduate Research Symposium.

By Invitation Only: Registration Volunteers must be invited by URP staff to sign-up and train for registration shifts.

Time Options:

  • 7:45-10 a.m.
  • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Tear down: Clean up and tear down the event.

Time:

  • 5:45-7 p.m.