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 Positions:


Dr. Kazue Hashimoto-Torii is seeking an undergraduate research assistant to join her dynamic lab in the Center for Neuroscience Research, beginning this summer and continuing next year.

The student will have an opportunity to perform bioinformatics analysis of Genomics Data at Children's National Medical Center.  More details about the Dr. Hashimoto-Torii's lab may be found at:

A stipend may be available for a summer research assistant; academic credit is available.  There also are free shuttle buses that run between GW and Children's National.

Desired Qualifications: Familiarity with Python & Matlab.

Please submit resume, cover letter and transcript to [email protected]

Desired Start Date: 06/30/2018



Dr. Antonio Puente is seeking a research assistant to join his lab undertaking research in neuropsychology, beginning this fall.

The lab is seeking a  volunteer research assistant interested in working on neuropsychological projects, including but not limited to: the effect of acculturation on neuropsychological performance and the effect of sleep and exercises on brain tumor prognosis and neuropsychological outcome.

Desired Qualifications: Strong interest in neuropsychology and prior research and data analysis experience. Relevant advanced coursework in the field is also desirable.

Please submit resume to [email protected]

Desired Start Date: 08/25/2018


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