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.


Kellogg Undergraduate Student Programs Open House, August 30

Faculty and students play games on the quad and share information about their experiences with the Kellogg Institute.

Upcoming Meetings & Events 



Information Meeting – Undergraduate Internships, Fellowships, and Grants
Interested in international development, global health, microfinance, women’s empowerment, international education, or research? First-years, sophomores and juniors should plan to attend this meeting to learn more about Kellogg’s research programs, the international development studies minor, and funding and training for international summer experiences. Current students and previous award recipients will talk about their experiences and offer advice about how to get engaged with the Kellogg Institute.
Monday, October 4, 5:00-6:00pm
Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies



International Development Studies Senior 3-minute Presentation Day
As part of the IDS capstone course with Professor Abby Córdova, our seniors will talk about their research projects (in 3 minutes or less) and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. This is a great way for students interested in international development studies to get ideas for their own projects and meet students who can be great resources as they think through their research ideas.
Thursday, October 7, 5:05-6:20pm
1050 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls


A Conversation with Professor Benjamin Soares
Scholars from the Kellogg International Scholars Program and the Notre Dame Scholars' Program are invited to a conversation with Professor Benjamin Soares, Director, Center for Global Islamic Studies and professor in the Department of Religion & Center for African Studies at the University of Florida. A reception will follow.
Scholars can register for this event here.

Soares will also be giving a public lecture on Tuesday, October 26 at 12:30pm in the Hesburgh Center.
Monday, October 25, 5:00pm
Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies


Kellogg International Scholars Meeting
All International Scholars are required to attend.
Wednesday, October 27, 6:30pm
Hesburgh Center for International Studies



International Development Studies Meeting
The focus of the meeting will be the field research projects and several faculty as well as seniors will be at the meeting to talk about your ideas, share advice and answer questions.  This is a networking event so you will have the opportunity to move around the room and meet with faculty and students you think could be helpful to you for your project. All IDS students should attend. Dinner will be provided.
Monday, November 8, 6:30pm
Hesburgh Center for International Studies
All IDS students must register for this event.


Kellogg International Scholars End-of Semester Meeting
Senior International Scholars will facilitate small group discussions. Juniors and sophomores will choose the person they want to meet with based on the bios on the website and will be divided into groups based on their choices.
All International Scholars are required to attend.
Wednesday, November 17, 6:30pm
Hesburgh Center for International Studies



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