Work-Study Research Assistant Program

McInerney-wetlandsAre you are an undergraduate student with a federal work-study award? Would you be interested in assisting with faculty research for your work-study employment? If so, the Work-Study Research Assistant Program can help connect you to available research opportunities on campus.

Why Research?

There are many reasons to consider pursuing a position as a research assistant. Participation in undergraduate research is one way to explore your academic interests, learn about how research is conducted at the university, and build transferable skills useful in a range of fields. Read more about what other UConn undergraduates have to say about how they have benefited from engaging in undergraduate research.

How Can I Apply?

Asahi HoqueIf you have a federal work-study award for 2016-17, apply for one of the research job postings in the JobX system listed below. You may apply to more than one posting if it aligns with your goals and interests. Please follow the specifications of the posting and upload all requested information (e.g., resume, cover letter, availability, references). Only applications from students with work-study awards will be considered.

Applications are currently being accepted for all of the positions below with a status of “open.” As applications are being reviewed on an ongoing basis, we encourage you to apply for all positions that interest you as soon as possible. Students with 2016-17 work-study awards must secure a job by Friday, September 23rd, or their awards will be canceled.

Job Postings

Job Posting Job Category Faculty Member(s) Department Status
7767 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Steven Utke Accounting Closed
7748 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Kexin Zheng Accounting Closed
7754 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Nathan Fiala Agricultural and Resource Economics Filled
7749 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Mary Anne Amalaradjou Animal Science Closed
7871 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Dennis D’Amico Animal Science Closed
7788 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Sarah Reed Animal Science Closed
7784 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Dimitrios Xygalatas Anthropology/Experimental Anthropology Lab Closed
7872 Student Equipment Design & Testing Assistant (201) Kristina Wagstrom Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Closed
7987 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Luyi Sun Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering/Institute of Materials Science Filled
7759 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Steven Suib Chemistry Filled
7967 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Leslie Snyder Communications Filled
7825 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Keith Barker Computer Science and Engineering Closed
7821 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan Computer Science and Engineering Closed
7790 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Clarissa Ceglio Digital Media and Design Filled
7802 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Suzanne Wilson & Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead Education: Curriculum and Instruction Closed
7830 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Justin Evanovich Educational Leadership/Husky Sport Closed
7761 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Melissa Bray Educational Psychology Filled
7798 Student Human Behavioral Research Specialist (304) Kevin Dalton & Devin Kearns Educational Psychology Closed
7796 Student Research Review Specialist (305) E. Jean Gubbins & Del Siegle Educational Psychology/National Center for Research on Gifted Education (NCRGE) Filled
7792 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Devin Kearns & Suzanne Shippee Educational Psychology Closed
7849 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Catherine Little Educational Psychology/Gifted and Talented Education Closed
7797 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead Educational Psychology Filled
7909 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Natalie Olinghouse Educational Psychology Closed
7760 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Rachelle PĂ©russe Educational Psychology/School Counseling Program Closed
7793 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Lisa Sanetti Educational Psychology Filled
7823 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Charles Lansing History Closed
7822 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Fiona Vernal History Filled
7832 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Jon Sprouse & Erika Skoe Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Filled
7826 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Matthew Hall & Diane Lillo-Martin Linguistics Closed
7831 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Jon Sprouse Linguistics Closed
7951 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Tammy Stark Linguistics Closed
7757 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Harry van der Hulst Linguistics Closed
7820 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Nora Madjar-Nanovska Management Filled
7824 Student Research Review Assistant (205) David Noble Management Filled
7787
AVERY POINT
Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Peter Auster Marine Sciences/Northeast Undersea Research, Technology & Education Center (NURTEC) Closed
7779 Student Equipment Design & Testing Specialist (301) Harold Brody Materials Science and Engineering/Institute of Materials Science Filled
7953 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Michael Pettes Mechanical Engineering Filled
7758 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Peter Gogarten Molecular and Cell Biology Filled
7780 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Jonathan Klassen Molecular and Cell Biology Filled
7836 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Hans Laufer Molecular and Cell Biology Filled
7791 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) John Malone Molecular and Cell Biology Closed
7755 Student Equipment Design & Testing Assistant (201) Eric May Molecular and Cell Biology Closed
7827 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Spencer Nyholm Molecular and Cell Biology Closed
7795 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Carolyn Teschke & Therese Tripler Molecular and Cell Biology Filled
7837 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Specialist (303) Earl MacDonald Music Filled
7845 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Melissa McKinney Natural Resources and the Environment/Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering Filled
7838 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Anita Morzillo Natural Resources and the Environment Filled
7801 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Deborah McDonald Nursing Filled
7840 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Angela Starkweather Nursing/Center for Advancement of Managing Pain Filled
7804 Student Interview & Survey Research Assistant (202) Amy Mobley Nutritional Sciences Filled
7867 Student Computer Lab Specialist (319) Jonathan Moore Operations and Information Management Filled
7847 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Marcy Balunas Pharmaceutical Sciences Filled
7888 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Robin Bogner Pharmaceutical Sciences Closed
8006 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Diane Burgess Pharmaceutical Sciences Closed
7851 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Xiuling Lu Pharmaceutical Sciences Closed
7816 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Nathaniel Rickles Pharmacy Practice Filled
7819 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Mitchell Green Philosophy Closed
7815 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Marcus Rossberg Philosophy Closed
7817 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Dorit Bar-On & Nathan Kellen Philosophy/Expression, Communication, and the Origins of Meaning (ECOM) Research Group Closed
7762 Student Equipment Design & Testing Assistant (201) Nora Berrah Physics Filled
7841 Student Equipment Design & Testing Assistant (201) Elena Dormidontova Physics/Polymer Program of the Institute of Materials Science Closed
7763 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Katherine Whitaker Physics Filled
7818 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Rosa Raudales Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Filled
7890 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Zehra Arat Political Science Filled
7786 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Paul Herrnson Political Science Closed
7753 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Shareen Hertel Political Science Closed
7829 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Fred Lee Political Science/Asian and Asian America Studies Filled
7799 Student Research Review Assistant (205) David Richards Political Science/Human Rights Institute Filled
7833 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Matthew Singer Political Science Closed
7800 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Gerry Altmann Psychological Sciences Closed
7813 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Kimberly Cuevas Psychological Sciences Filled
7814
WATERBURY
Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Kimberly Cuevas Psychological Sciences Closed
7785 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) James Magnuson Psychological Sciences Filled
7783 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Letitia Naigles Psychological Sciences Filled
7781 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Eiling Yee Psychological Sciences Closed
7765 Student Laboratory & Field Analysis Assistant (203) Andrea Voyer Sociology Filled
7766 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Andrea Voyer Sociology Filled
7834 Student Human Behavioral Research Assistant (204) Emily Myers & David Saltzman Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Filled
7789 Student Research Review Assistant (205) Barbara Gurr Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Closed

Questions?

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research at our@uconn.edu or 486-0752 with any questions about this program. General questions about work-study and student employment can be directed to Student Financial Aid Services – Student Employment at studentjobs@uconn.edu or 486-3474.