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Undergraduate Program

Research Opportunities

Students conducting research.

Research Assistantship

Undergraduates can work as research assistants in a faculty member’s lab. Responsibilities can include running experiments, data entry/management, coding, and literature reviews. See our list of open RA positions to get started.

Research Fellowship

The Meliora Psychology Research Fellowship was created to support undergraduate students in facilitating, enhancing, and extending their research training with mentorship from faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Psychology.

The committee welcomes fellowship applications from all students interested in deepening their involvement with research in psychology. We especially seek and encourage applications from students whose background is traditionally underrepresented in psychology.

See the Meliora Psychology Research Fellowship PDF for details. Interested students should apply online.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020-2021 Meliora Psychology Research Fellowship!

Honors Research

You can conduct your own proposed research project under the supervision of a faculty member. See the honors page and past honors research projects (PDF) for more information.

Independent Study

Independent study courses can take various forms such as readings, research, specialized class, internship, etc. To get started you’ll need to choose and meet with a faculty mentor. Your faculty mentor will help to outline responsibilities, hours, and credits. For more information speak to an advisor.

Online Research

Current web studies hosted by the department:

Undergraduate extra credit research opportunities: