Undergraduate Program

Research Opportunities

 The Department of History offers the HOUR Program for undergraduate students interested in research. In this program students collaborate with department faculty on their scholarly work.

Each semester, students may apply to assist members of the history faculty who would like help on their research projects. This program provides real, valuable research experience working with a variety of historic documents and evidence. Students may receive compensation in the form of either:

Please fill out an application and submit it online. If you want to work for a professor with whom you have not taken a course, you must also submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member who has taught you. Letters of recommendations can be sent to the history department office or submitted electronically to history.department@rochester.edu.

Currently Offered HOUR Projects

For a list of current projects, please contact the history department at history.department@rochester.edu.