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Exploring Research, Scholarly, and

Creative Work

What does it mean to conduct research in your field of study? How can you begin to develop and explore your scholarly or creative interests? How do you learn about career paths in your profession so you can better understand research and creative work opportunities available to you?

Numerous online resources exist which can help you address each of the questions above. Many of the academic departments and programs at Binghamton provide information about faculty research interests and some provide additional resources for students interested in becoming involved with undergraduate research. In addition, professional organizations provide resources and support for current and aspiring professionals in every field.

Below are links to these resources and more, arranged by academic area of interest. Please note that the information is not comprehensive, but rather, it is meant to provide you with a starting point for exploring research at Binghamton University and beyond.

General Resources for Any Major/Discipline

      Compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this extensive searchable database                   provides information on hundreds of career paths. Search criteria include projected         growth rate, median salary, and educational requirements.

     A resource for career exploration and job analysis with detailed descriptions of the          world of work for use by students, researchers, job seekers and more!

University-wide Resources

      Alpenglow showcases and acknowledges the broad spectrum and quality of                       undergraduate student research, scholarly investigation, and creative work at                     Binghamton University.  The journal is published online once annually and accepts           submissions from all disciplines and in a variety of formats.

      The interdisciplinary nature of some of today's most pressing questions frequently           requires expertise from several areas and/or departments. Researchers have                     formalized cross-disciplinary connections in federally designated institutes through           organized research centers and institutes for advanced study. Read about them here       to learn more.

      Articles on Binghamton faculty, students and alumni – learn about their research,             scholarly and creative work.

Resources by Area of Interest

  COLLEGE OF COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS 

     Human Development

  DECKER SCHOOL OF NURSING 

       Program resources

       Outside Resources

  SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

  THOMAS J. WATSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED     SCIENCE 

     College-wide Resources

     Biomedical Engineering

     Computer Science

     Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)

     Mechanical Engineering

       Department Resources
       Outside Resources

     Systems Science and Industrial Engineering

  HARPUR COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

     College-wide Resources

    •  Harpur College News                                                                            

     Arts & Humanities

       General Binghamton University Resources
    • Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH)                                    Established to support research, teaching, and programming in the humanities and     about topics relevant to the humanities, inspire the cross-pollination of ideas,                 encourage emerging knowledges and ways of knowing, and spark meaningful campus- community engagement.
    • Visual Resources Collection                                                                                            The Visual Resources Collection (VRC) is a Binghamton University-wide facility containing images of Visual Culture, Architecture, Photography, Design, Sculpture, and Material Arts from a broad range of time periods and cultures.
       General Resources from Outside Sources
     Africana Studies
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Art & Design
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Art History
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Asian & Asian American Studies
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Cinema
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Classical & Near Eastern Studies (CNES)
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Comparative Literature
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     English
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     German & Russian Studies
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Judaic Studies
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies (LACAS)
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Medieval & Renaissance Studies
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Middle East and North Africa Program
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     MUSIC
     PHILOSOPHY
     ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
     (FRENCH, ITALIAN AND SPANISH)
     THEATRE
    • Faculty listing with areas of interest
    • Audition Information                                                                                                        Any and all registered Binghamton University students are welcome to audition for all  Theatre Department Productions. We do NOT require that an auditioner is a Theatre  Major or Minor. We hold general open auditions for our MainStage and Studio Shows.

     Social Sciences

       General
     Anthropology
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
 
     Economics
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources

     Geography

       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     History
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Linguistics
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources

     PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND LAW (PPL)

    • Faculty page with research interests
    • Institute for Philosophy, Politics and Law                                                                     The purpose of the Institute for Philosophy, Politics, and Law is to enhance the  intellectual life of students and faculty at Harpur College and Binghamton University  and to contribute to larger public discussions of important ethical, legal and political  issues of the day.
    • PPL Honors Program                                                                                                          The purpose of the Program is to introduce you to writing and scholarship that goes   beyond the typical undergraduate experience.
     POLITICAL SCIENCE
       Department Resources 
       Outside Resources
     SOCIOLOGY
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources

     Math & Science

       General
     Biochemistry
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Biology
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Chemistry
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Environmental Studies
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Geology
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Integrative Neuroscience
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Mathematical Sciences
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Physics
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources
     Psychology
       Department Resources
       Outside Resources

  Resources for Pre-Professional Students

     Pre-Health

       Program Resources
       Outside Resources
     Pre-Law 
       Program Resources
       Outside Resources

Last Updated: 7/30/18