Southern Illinois University
SIU embraces a unique tradition of access and opportunity, inclusive excellence, innovation in research and creativity, and outstanding teaching focused on nurturing student success. As a nationally ranked public research university and regional economic catalyst, we create and exchange knowledge to shape future leaders, improve our communities, and transform lives.
July 2020 - August 2020
“I loved how much knowledge I obtained from being in this program. To be completely honest, I learned more in 2 months than I did in my entire college career. Mainly because the McNair program taught me about personal and professional development which is what matters most at the end of the day. If you cannot make yourself a strong candidate, then there is no way you can get a job that thousands if not millions of other individuals are looking for. ”
Undergraduate Research Assistant
“It gave me a look into what professionals in their field work on. Got me an opportunity to work on a paper that eventually got published. ”