DSOFT Predoctoral Research Experience (PRE) Network

Pre-doctoral Research Experience (PRE) Network

The DSOFT Pre-doctoral Research Experience (PRE) Network is aimed at facilitating connection between undergraduate and MS students seeking research experiences in soft matter with PIs interested in supporting soft matter PREs. The overarching goal of the PRE Network is to build bridges between students and PIs across the globe to broaden participation and provide more equal access to opportunities in soft matter research.* PIs and students who submit their information via the forms below by Friday, May 12, 2023 will become part of the 2023-24 DSOFT PRE Network.**

Are you a PI interested in hosting/supporting a pre-doctoral (undergraduate or MS) student for summer 2023, fall 2023 or spring 2024?
Fill out this form to advertise your research opportunity and gain access to applications from interested pre-doctoral students.*** Upon review of your submission, you will receive a link to the student applications.

Are you an undergraduate or MS student looking for a research experience for summer 2023, fall 2023 or spring 2024?
Complete this application to share your profile with PIs with open positions.*** Upon review of your application, you will receive a link to the list of PIs in the PRE Network and their research projects.


* DSOFT is not offering funds to support PREs nor will we evaluate student applications or PI research descriptions. Research stipends and/or housing support will need to be negotiated between the PI and student and adhere to all institutional guidelines. Evaluation of student applications is also the responsibility of the PI offering a PRE.

** This network is restricted to members of DSOFT. If you are not currently a member of DSOFT, you can join here. Student membership in APS is free for the first year, and all students may join up to two divisions or topical groups for free.

*** Submitting this form does not guarantee a PRE opportunity nor does it commit you to offering and/or accepting a PRE position. It simply shares your information and grants you access to the PRE Network.