CHUD's mission to create sustainable housing and communities involves students from many different disciplines in both research and engagement. 

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The Mitchell Interdisciplinary Public Interest Design (PID) Summer Institute offers a high impact learning experience for upper-level undergraduate and first-year graduate students, including a three-week studio and two-week build practicum for applied community projects in the Bryan/College Station area.

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Students pursuing the Sustainable Urbanism Certificate are members of innovative learning and practitioner communities that investigate and apply collaborative practices to design and plan sustainable urban settlements that are livable, equitable, energy efficient, ecologically sound, and prosperous.

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The SEED Student Organization is a public interest design organization providing sociall responsible, economical, and environmentally friendly design solutions for people in the surrounding community. 

Doctoral students working on dissertation research relevant to CHUD's mission may apply to become a Doctoral Fellow. 

Undergraduate and graduate students may have the opportunity to work as research assistants or field researchers on funded research projects.