Sample Introductory E-mail Subject: Possible research opportunity

Sample Introductory E-mail
Subject: Possible research opportunity?
Dear Dr. [Professors Name],
My name is [Your Name]. I am currently a [second] year undergraduate student here at LSU
and my major is [major]. I have significant interest in [topic of interest] and I am writing to inquire
about a possible research opportunity with you.
I read your profile on the website and I was intrigued about your field of research of [topic of
I am very eager to learn more about your work, and would like to meet with you to hear more
about your specific research, as well as any positions you might have available for
undergraduate researchers on your project.
I understand you are very busy, but I would be grateful for a few minutes of your time to meet
with you in person and discuss your research in more depth.
Thank you in advance for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you at
your convenience about a possible time to meet.
[Your Name]