Imagine graduating with one or more publications on your resume — all thanks to a year spent on-campus in a research lab or a summer immersed in data.
Students here have a rare opportunity to partner with faculty members on research projects, often taking on roles with high levels of responsibility and creativity.
Willamette’s research opportunities help students develop mentorship relationships with faculty, and strengthen potential applications for graduate and/or professional school.
Some decide to continue lab work and pursue grants and internships. Others use research as a springboard to launch a career in the sciences.
No matter the ultimate goal, these opportunities help students determine the next step in their scientific career.
An education at Willamette prepares you to adapt and be flexible — valuable skills in a world where technology shifts transform industries and alter job responsibilities.
Whatever academic program you pursue, classes and experiences are designed to connect across disciplines. Critical thinking, problem-solving and team-building are essential to successful careers. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to build these skills through on- and off-campus experiences here.
We offer majors, minors and special programs at the undergraduate level:
- Computer science
- Engineering 3+2
- Environmental Science
- Forestry 3+2 Program
- Health Professions Program
- Data Science
- Public Health - HEAL
Cocurricular options and resources
Our real-world experiences outside of class help you develop valuable skills for your career — and give you a head start.