McDonough School of Business

Mentored Opportunities for Research Experience (MORE)

Professor George Comer speaking to undergraduate students outside under a white tent

Each summer, the Mentored Opportunities for Research Experience (MORE) Program offers McDonough School of Business undergraduates the opportunity to have a semi-structured summer research experience supporting a faculty member’s research. MORE fellows provide up to 170 hours of remote work assistance from May to August to support faculty research and, in return, are provided a $3,000 research award.

Selected students are connected with a faculty member to investigate topics related to business, which may also be interdisciplinary. Through one-on-one collaboration with a faculty member on their research projects, students will delve deeply into the evolving nature of scholarly inquiry and acquire hands-on experience in executing original research. This personalized mentorship not only demystifies the research process but also equips students with practical skills and knowledge applicable to real-world scenarios

Upon completion of their research fellowships, MORE fellows will present their findings in a forum open to the entire Georgetown community during the Undergraduate Research Symposium in October.

By participating in MORE, students will be able to

How to Apply

Applications for MORE 2024 open in mid-February and close in mid-March. To learn about MORE, please join one of our virtual information sessions.

2024 MORE Program

Application Open: February 12 – March 11

Please contact Dr. Justin Smith, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, with any questions.

Please note that the MORE program is only available to current McDonough undergraduate students.

Faculty members interested in having your project included in the MORE Program should contact Dr. Justin Smith, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, for more information.