Research Assistants work closely with a faculty mentor, sometimes part of a larger research team, collecting and analyzing data. These positions are good resume-builders, as they demonstrate teamwork and help students improve their data literacy skills. Some positions are paid, while unpaid RA positions may count towards a student's service hours.
Fill out this Google form to apply and read about ongoing research opportunities for undergraduates.
Independent Study in Social Media Management
- Helping to manage the department’s Facebook page and other departmental communications.
- Helping to prepare departmental brochures and other public relations material.
- Researching internships, grants, scholarships, and other student opportunities.
- Compiling a final media strategy presentation detailing how to better connect with political science students and alumni.
To apply, either submit your application through the department's Facebook page or email Dr. Hansen a copy of your most recent resume or CV. Please describe why you are interested in the position. If you have any specific skills or past experiences that would help prepare you for this class, be sure to mention this as well.
Only a few class slots will be available, so be sure to get your application in ASAP!