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Undergraduate Student Opportunities


Conduct RESEARCH in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Gain RESOURCES to prepare you and fund your research

Build RELATIONSHIPS with faculty and peers


Now more than ever, the world needs individuals with the desire, skills, and adaptability to engage in important global issues amid ever changing landscapes. The Kellogg Institute provides Notre Dame undergraduates with exceptional opportunities in international research and global experiential learning, preparing students with the training and skills needed to adapt and engage in meaningful work, whether in the field or in an office, abroad or from home. Learn more about Kellogg opportunities to challenge yourself, advance your academic goals, connect with partners from around the world, and engage in meaningful work on global issues.


Upcoming Meetings & Events - Spring 2023

(More events will be added throughout the semester) 



Kellogg International Scholars Program Alumni Week
With an ever-growing base of alumni, we are hoping to connect you to that group in a variety of ways. The week of March 22-24, you are invited to meet with three of Kellogg's ISP alums via a virtual Alumni Talk session. Below are more details about each session. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity by signing up to meet with at least one of them.

  • Wednesday, March 22 @ 5:00pm
    Laura Meyer - Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research
  • Thursday, March 23 @ 5:00pm
    Victoria Erdel García - Social Media and Content Creator, Starfish Project in Beijing, China
  • Friday, March 24 @ 2:00pm
    Joshua Pine - Program Manager for City Innovation and Data, National League of Cities
Each ISP alum will be available for a Zoom session and five students can sign up for each session. If you are interested in meeting with any one of them, please complete this Google Form as soon as possible. First come, first served. 





Kellogg International Scholars Program Meeting
International Scholars meet throughout the academic year to learn from each other and share research interests as well as learn about opportunities available to them. Jeff Thibert and Emily Hunt from the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement will join the International Scholars to speak about national fellowships. All International Scholars are required to attend.
Monday, March 27, 6:30pm
Monogram Room, Joyce Center



Kellogg Developing Researchers Program Meeting
Kellogg Developing Researchers will gather for a conversation regarding resources available to them. They will also discuss progress and challenges they are facing regarding research training and meet with their team.
Thursday, March 30, 6:30pm
B101 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
KDR students should register for this meeting.





Kroc Institute Student Peace Conference “Voices: Naming War, Speaking Peace” 

Friday, April 14 – Saturday, April 15
Hesburgh Center for International Studies


Kellogg Institute 40th Anniversary

This year, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies is celebrating 40 years of excellence as an international research institute at the University of Notre Dame, promoting research on democracy and human development and providing enriching educational opportunities. We also celebrate 20 years of our International Scholars Program, offering highly talented undergraduate students the opportunity to learn to do research through one-on-one mentorship with Kellogg faculty in a supportive community of peers and alumni.

The Kellogg Institute will commemorate its anniversary with a special event that will include panels, social opportunities, special keynotes, and more. All are invited and we especially are looking forward to welcoming back former visiting fellows and alumni of both our graduate and undergraduate programs, in addition to meeting new friends.

Friday, April 21 - Sunday, April 23


Kellogg International Scholars Program Meeting – Senior Farewell
International Scholars meet throughout the academic year to learn from each other and share research interests as well as learn about opportunities available to them. Seniors will talk about their research and share reflections on the program.
​​​​​Monday, April 24, 6:30pm
Foley's in O'Neill Hall

All ISP students must register for this event.



International Development Studies – Senior Farewell Lunch
Senior international development studies students and key faculty of the minor are invited to a lunch in honor of their graduation.
Friday, May 5, 12:30pm
1030 Jenkins Nanovic


Senior Ceremony
Kellogg seniors and their families are invited to attend our annual awards ceremony and reception in honor of our graduating seniors of the Kellogg International Scholars Program and International Development Studies minor as well as Kellogg senior award recipients.
Friday, May 19, 4:30pm Reception, 5:00pm Ceremony
Auditorium and Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies



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