Get job ready by joining our team of student researchers. Becoming a part-time applied research assistant is a great way for you to earn course credits, compensation and hands-on work experience.
Why participate in Research?
Access to Jobs.
Applied Research gives qualified students an opportunity to develop special skills, get a career head start and earn money.
Industry Experience While You're Studying.
Get real-world job skills, improve your soft skills such as problem solving and teamwork, build your resume and learn what it takes to be an innovative thinker.
Show employers and faculty your abilities and make meaningful connections with industry contacts.
Interested in working on an applied research project?
You can get involved by connecting with existing faculty-led research projects, or by approaching your professors and letting them know of your interest. Your professors may already be working on a research project, or may know other faculty they know working on research. Positions for different projects come up year round and recruitment is based on specific skill requirements.
Reach out to your professors to see if they’re involved in research today!
Do you have a great business idea? Want to know how to set up your own business or social enterprise? Need practical help and support to develop your business skills?
Awarded in recognition of this hands-on, real world experience, our badges can be attached to an online profile, wherever a prospective employer may see it.
Curious about our projects? Learn more about what we work on with our Project Portal. Searchable by research focus, year or PI.