Apply to ORS

Undergraduate ECE students interested in ORS for 2024-25 may apply in spring 2024. You can apply to ORS and receive pay or credit.

How Do I Apply to ORS?
  • In order to apply to ORS for 2024-25, attend one of the in-person info sessions. The info sessions will be held in Van Leer 283 from 11 AM – 12 PM on the following dates.
    • Tuesday, February 27, 2024
    • Thursday, March 14, 2024
    • Tuesday, April 16, 2024
  • At the info session, we will provide an overview of ORS and answer any questions. Application forms will be provided to the attendees.
  • Upon evaluation of your submitted application, there will be a second round of screening where we will schedule an in-person interview with you.

Applications will be accepted starting March 1st, 2024. We consider applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply early. Due to our limited capacity, admissions will close as soon as the positions are filled.

Who is Eligible to Apply?
  • Undergraduate electrical engineering or computer engineering majors who:
    • Are motivated to conduct research.
    • In good academic standing.
    • Commit to a minimum of one program year, two consecutive semesters (fall to spring).
  • Applications are accepted every spring for the following academic year.
  • ECE majors are eligible to apply starting spring semester of their freshmen year.
What type of events and workshops are organized for ORS students?
  • Research Skills Workshops
  • Professional Communication Workshops
  • Career Events & Networking with Industry Partners
  • Conference and Research Presentations
  • Graduate School Information
  • Community Outreach

Note:  Co-op students are not eligible due to the required one-year commitment.
If you are unsure whether you are eligible to apply, or if you satisfy the eligibility criteria but missed the info sessions, please feel free to contact us.