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 and laboratories.Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020 summer research program.
To apply, email the following by Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 to Adam Borger
Past Trainees and Projects
- A letter stating your interest and experience in food microbiology, and how the program will help you achieve your career goals.
- A resume.
- The name of your proposed mentor who agrees to support your project in his or her lab — Check our website for possible mentors and their research programs.
- An unofficial transcript.
- An “Instructor Evaluation Form,” to be filled out by a professor or laboratory instructor able to evaluate your strengths and capabilities. Please have the evaluator send this form directly to Adam Borger.
For more information about the FRI Undergraduate Research Program, contact Adam Borger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-263-7062.
The Food Research Institute does not directly grant degrees, but graduate students can study to earn the M.S. or Ph.D. degree under FRI faculty from these departments and programs:
Graduate admissions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison