Undergraduate Research Assistant Program

What is the Undergraduate Research Assistant Program?

The Undergraduate Research Assistant Program fulfills purposes related to Pro Futuris and Illuminate. It simultaneously provides support for research productive faculty and provides undergraduate students the opportunity to learn and be mentored as they assist professors with their research efforts.

Who is eligible to apply for a Undergraduate Research Position?

Research assistants must be students in good standing within an Honors College program who can commit 5-15 hours per week to a research project. Once research projects are approved through the Dean's Office, positions will be posted through student employment. Applicants are required to submit a brief cover letter, resume, and references.

Application Procedures for Faculty

Faculty seeking an Undergraduate Research Assistant for a research project should download and complete the application attached here. On the application, you will need to provide your project title, a brief description of the project, the type of research assistance needed, prospective research assistants (if known), and signature support of chair. Completed applications will need to be returned to the Dean's Office for final approval.