Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement


  • Graduate Program Visits

    Are you interested in a summer research experience or want to pursue a Ph.D. in the future? Check out our upcoming graduate school presentations! We have invited a range of speakers to share their opportunities with the CSULB community. Presentations are offered both in-person and via Zoom.

    • 9/29: Undergraduate Student Research Panel
    • 10/20: Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    • 10/22: Research Career Panel

    Learn more about the graduate program visits and RSVP.

  • Interested in Becoming a RISE Fellow?

    Fill out our interest form to be contacted about training program information sessions, application workshops, and application due dates.

Training the Next Generation of Biomedical Research Professionals

The Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program is designed to support motivated students interested in developing careers as professional research scientists in biomedical and behavioral science fields. Its goal is to increase the interest, skills, and competitiveness of students pursuing biomedical or behavioral research careers. The program supports the research and career development of undergraduate students starting in their sophomore year and Master's degree candidates who will pursue Ph.D. training following graduation.

Contact RISE

Undergraduate Program

Please include your student ID number in all email correspondence.