Find Undergraduate Research Assistant Positions

The Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research facilitates the posting of paid undergraduate research assistant positions within Handshake.  Working closely with faculty and acquiring the skills that are at the core of a discipline is invaluable experience for students.  We encourage students to review available research assistant positions periodically and to apply for those that are closely aligned with their academic interests.

To view posted undergraduate research assistant positions within Handshake:

  1. Login to GW Handshake.
  2. Under Position Type, select Internship from the drop-down menu.
  3. Enter CUFR as a Keyword.

Additionally, the Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research posts unpaid undergraduate research assistant positions.

Current Available Unpaid Position:

Dr. Brandon Kohrt is seeking an undergraduate research assistant to join his dynamic lab in the Department of Psychiatry focused on Global Mental Health in Nepal.

This research assistant (RA) will primarily work on a NIMH-funded project that looks at how people with mental illnesses who have recovered can be integrated into training programs for primary health care worker with the idea that this can reduce stigma towards mental illnesses in the community. Responsibilities will start off focused on data management but can be expanded based on performance and interests.
The RA will be encouraged to learn about other projects going on in the lab and the lab team would be happy to help support the RA is presenting research at the university.

Desired Qualifications: Strong interest in mental health and public health, quick learner, able to use excel proficiently.

Please submit resume to [email protected]

Desired Start Date: 06/01/2018

If you have any questions about finding undergraduate research assistant positions, please contact us at [email protected].