Ta Corrales Sanchez, former D-Lab UROP, working in the D-Lab shop.
Ta Corrales Sanchez, former D-Lab UROP, working in the D-Lab shop.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities & Experiential Learning Opportunities

MIT D-Lab Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP)

Join an existing research project with one of our research staff members. See below for current listings! You may also propose a research project you have developed from work done in a D-Lab class or on a D-Lab fieldwork trip.

MIT D-Lab Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELO)

This is a new program, similar to UROP. See below for current listings!

Fall 2020 UROP and ELO Listings

All UROP and ELO positions are funded with the option of receiving credit in lieu of pay. Note to international students living outside the US: We are not able to pay an hourly rate for UROPs, only credit can be given. For ELOs, you may receive a stipend in one or two installments. In some cases, a UROP may be converted to an ELO and stipend provided.


Design and Education




    MIT Program Opportunities

    Social Entrepreneurship


    • MIT Students
      All registered MIT undergraduates in good academic standing, including transfer students.
    • Wellesley College Students
      Cross-registered Wellesley undergraduates participating through the MIT-Wellesley Exchange Program (credit only).
    • Students participating in an official MIT Undergraduate Exchange
      During their semester(s) of study at MIT.

    More information

    Subscribe to D-Lab UROP listserv

    MIT UROP Office



    Megha Hegde, MIT D-Lab Research Associate and UROP Coordinator