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Undergraduate Student Opportunities

FRI Undergraduate Research Program in Food Safety

Each summer FRI supports talented UW-Madison undergraduate students seeking a B.S. degree as FRI Research Scholars. The students work full time on a project related to food safety in the research laboratory of an FRI mentor, learn about current food safety issues through weekly seminars, and take field trips to food production facilities/laboratories.

Summer 2014 Program:


  • 2013 Trainees and Projects (PDF). The FRI 2013 Summer Student Trainee session concluded Tuesday, August 6 with research presentations from nine undergraduate researchers.

  • 2012 Trainees and Projects (PDF)
  • Summer 2012 student Adam Bartling receives award: 2013 Buege Meat Science Scholarship (PDF)

  • 2011 Trainees and Projects (PDF)
  • Summer 2011 student Katie Kennedy and project In the News: "Detectives in Training"

    For information on these past summer research projects, contact the FRI faculty mentor.