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 - Fall 2022

(More events will be added throughout the semester)




Kellogg International Scholars 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. At this meeting, the Scholars will hear from their peers about research resources available to them from the Hesburgh Library and will also have the opportunity to engage in a discussion about the summer research funding available through the Kellogg Institute with Scholars who have utilized this funding.
Wednesday, November 2, 6:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
All ISP students must register for this event.


Kellogg Developing Researchers Program Meeting
Kellogg Developing Researchers will gather for a conversation regarding Kellogg summer funding available to them. They will also discuss progress and challenges they are facing regarding research training and meet with their team. 
Monday, November 7, 6:30pm
C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

KDR students should register for this meeting.



From Kellogg to Career: Building Future Scholars
The Kellogg Institute presents a glimpse into the distinctive research and educational opportunities available through the Institute, with a panel showcasing scholars who had formative experiences as students affiliated with Kellogg. Learn how Kellogg support and programming helped them hone their research skills and influenced their educational and career trajectories.
Thursday, November 10, 4:00 - 5:30pm
Hesburgh Center Auditorium

  • Juan Albarracín Dierolf (PhD '18), Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois Chicago; Former Kellogg Dissertation Year Fellow and PhD Fellow
  • Annelise Gill-Wiehl '19, NSF Graduate Student Researcher and MS/PhD candidate (energy and resources), University of California, Berkeley; Former Kellogg International Scholar and International Development Studies Minor
  • Bright Gyamfi '16, PhD candidate (history), Northwestern University; Former Kellogg International Scholar
  • Marie-Claire Klassen (PhD '23, expected), PhD candidate (theology), University of Notre Dame; Kellogg Dissertation Year Fellow



International Development Studies Meeting
This will be the last IDS meeting of the semester. A photographer will be present to take headshots of the seniors near the end of the meeting. All IDS students should attend. Dinner will be provided.
Monday, November 14, 6:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
All IDS students must register for this event.


What is Research?
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Ted Beatty, will join undergraduate students to talk about “What is Research” and answer questions that they may have regarding their research. Students of the Kellogg Developing Researchers Program are expected to attend and all students are welcome.
Monday, November 28, 5:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies





Breakfast with Professor Nicholas Kerr
Nicholas Kerr is an assistant professor of comparative politics at the University of Florida. Kerr studies African politics with a focus on comparative political institutions, democratization, electoral integrity, gender and politics, and public opinion. His research examines how multiparty elections in electoral democracies and competitive autocracies shape popular evaluations of political legitimacy.

Kellogg students can register for this event here.

Tuesday, December 6, 9am


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