So you have decided you want an internship, or at least you want to participate in a research opportunity. Congrats, you have taken the first crucial step! But now you are faced with the exciting, possibly nerve-wracking, hopefully, door-opening decisions: How do I get in contact with the person, group, organization, or company I want to work with? Well, that’s where I come in! Here are some tips that I have used and that have worked for me when cold emailing about research internships and opportunities.

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I hit a roadblock. As I am sure many of you felt last April, May, June, July.. quarantine dragged on and on. Furthermore, it was spring for my senior year and I wasn’t able to spend time with the countless friends, teachers, and family members who had supported me over the years or attending the in-person graduation I had been excited about for years.

Now, I know this is not a unique situation. Many of us dealt with this disappointment and grief last year, and countless others are still trying to predict what their graduations may look like this spring…

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