What years did you participate in UROP?


What UROP Program(s) were you a part of?

Traditional UROP as a Freshman

What made you choose UROP?

The ability to research in a professional setting during my early years at the University of Michigan.    

What do you think you have learned from your UROP experience?

How to interact with professionals while adhering to both a professional work schedule and meeting real world deadlines.

What is the extent to which you have kept in contact with your Research Mentor?

I still am in contact with my research mentor 15 years later.

How did your UROP experience shape or inform the next steps you took in your academic and professional journey?

Though it wasn’t the same field I went into, it allowed me to craft my own schedule and figure out for myself how to respond to questions, participate with professionals in their setting and allowed me to get constructive feedback which has provided the guidance for how I conducted myself when I moved from the classroom to the professional life

Where are you in your professional journey?

I am the Manager of Legislative Affairs, representing Domino’s in International, Federal, State and Local government affairs as their lead.

What advice would you give to a current UROP student?

Don’t be afraid to try something new and ask as many questions as possible.