Participating in research can help you decide whether a PhD is right for you and, if you do apply, makes you a stronger applicant.

If you are looking for a short-term research experience, consider a paid summer internship organized by GSAS, Harvard departments, and Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals. GSAS also offers a post-baccalaureate program, called the Research Scholar Initiative, which enables college graduates to take part in a long-term research experience.

Scholars in this post-baccalaureate program work with a Harvard faculty member as a research assistant, participate in development seminars, and receive GRE preparation support.Read more
The Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) program connects undergraduates interested in a PhD with first-class researchers working in fields in the life and physical sciences, humanities, and social sciences. This program is offered through GSAS and the Leadership Alliance . During this...Read more
GSAS administers the Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) program, but there are also additional opportunities for summer research at Harvard's many schools and affiliated hospitals.Read more