Get Ready to Apply!

Undergraduate students from both US and international institutions are invited to apply. The RISS application includes the following pieces: a resume, transcripts, recommendations, and statement of purpose.

Prepare to Apply:

  1. Explore the RISS Research Showcase
  2. Learn About RISS Potential Mentors
  3. Preparing Your Application Materials – Some Extra Resources:
    1. Previous alumni have flagged this resource as helpful in writing strong statements of purpose:
    2. Handouts and videos about writing and preparing statements can be found here:
    3. The CMU Career & Professional Development Center has helpful websites and links about resumes.
  4. Attend a RISS Virtual Information Session!
  5. And apply using the link below!