Seeking Undergraduate Researchers

Are you an Undergraduate Researcher who wants to make a difference for other students on campus? APPLY by NOV. 29 to be an UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH LEADER!

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced undergraduate researchers, scholars and artists from all disciplines to be student leaders for the 2010-11 academic year. Undergraduate Research Leaders (URLs) will be pivotal in connecting undergraduates to URP. The goal for URLs is to increase awareness and participation of undergrads in research from a range of disciplines (e.g., humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, etc). The URL time commitment will be flexible, 1-2 hours/wk on average and dependent on quarterly events and student availability.


URL Responsibilities:

  • Represent undergraduate research at the UW 
  •  Assist URP with student-focused outreach and program events and materials
  • Participate in tabling events, workshops, panels, and the annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • Partner with URP staff and other URLs to propose and conduct a student-led project
  • Attend an initial orientation and training and quarterly gatherings with URP staff

URL Benefits:

  • Opportunity to make an impact on the educational experience of your peers and to make a difference for future undergraduate researchers
  • Invaluable outreach and leadership experience for Resume/CV building
  • Developing your leadership potential by organizing and participating in outreach events
  • Professional development workshops
  • Practicing your public speaking by talking about and promoting undergraduate research to student groups 
  • Networking with students, faculty, and staff on and off campus 
  • Receive a nifty URL sweatshirt and professional and personalized nametagURLs will be selected based on recommendation and interest. URLs must be current UW undergraduates or 2009-10 graduates involved in research, scholarship or creative activities. The URL application and requested materials are attached and also on our website at:
    http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/.

    Application DEADLINE: Nov. 29, 2010

    Questions? Contact the staff of the Undergraduate Research Program at urp@uw.edu
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