Office of the Vice President for Research

student fellows, interns and graduates

2013 UConn-TIP Fellow Sarah GilbertIn addition to its state-of-the-art facilities, a key benefit of the Incubation Program is its ability to connect incubator companies with University faculty and students. As part of its program, the Incubation Program advertises to suitable students and helps recruit them to work as fellows, part-time employees or interns.

What have previous interns said about their experience?

   “couldn’t have asked for a better mentor”
‚Äč   “great learning experience to see real world applications of theory learned in the classroom”
   “the presentation definitely helped me to organize and think critically about my results"
   “wonderful experience and I am very grateful for the opportunity”   
For more, read the April 2017 OVPR post: TIP Internship Program Delivers Big Rewards.

2017 UConn-TIP Innovation Fellows Program

As of 3/29 - applications for summer 2018 have been recieved and are being matched to our TIP companies!  

The UConn-TIP Innovation Fellows Program pairs UConn students with on-campus University start-up companies for mentored research fellowships in Business or STEM areas.

Fellows 2017

What kind of research does a UConn-TIP fellow do?
UConn-TIP fellows participate in mentored research with their host TIP company. The research could be in STEM or Business areas such as:

Check out these media items about the 2016 UConn-TIP Program: read the Hartford Courant’s article.pdf and Listen to the WHUS podcast Discovering New Advances (DNA)

Pictures from the August, 2017 Summer Fellows Research Day


The next application period will be Spring 2019.

Research-for-Credit requires previous experience as a UConn-TIP summer fellow and is ad-hoc.

Program Contact:
Dr. Caroline Dealy
Director, UConn-TIP Bioscience, Entrepreneurship & STEM Fellowship Program 


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