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Undergraduate Research

UWF undergraduate and graduate students and faculty from diverse fields of study presented their research and academic achievements over the past year during the Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase, part of Founders Week, on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Students and faculty presented their research at the John C. Pace Library, University Commons, Cannon Green, and Center for Fine

Explore. Research. Gain the knowledge that will take you to the next level. Get Involved with your discipline. Experience hands-on research. Shadow multiple Faculty mentors and learn what undergraduate research is really about. The Office of Undergraduate Research challenges you to take your educational experience to the next level. Research or creative activities are possible for every discipline and major.


Apply now for an OUR Project Award

Undergraduate students can request up to $500 (or $750 for groups of two or more students) to purchase materials and supplies, travel to field site, etc. for their research projects. This is the first of three deadlines for this academic year; other application deadlines for this year will be Nov 5 and Jan 28.  Students can gain valuable experience by working on a research project with a faculty mentor.

To learn more about the Project Award program, please visit the Project Award page.

 


 

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Recruiting Assistance & Paid Research Students

Did you know that OUR can help you recruit new research students? And that OUR can pay work study eligible students to work on your research team? Submit research opportunities at https://airtable.com/shrln18u0aYr887Mw


 

Now Hiring OUR Office Staff Position

Click here to apply for the OUR Office Staff Position.

The OUR Office Staff Student Employee Position is for students that want to apply for a paid, student-employee position with the Office of Undergraduate Research staff. This application is intended for students that want to apply for a staff position that supports the operations of the Office of Undergraduate Research such as for the marketing, administrative, and event planning positions. This is not a research-based position and is not for the OUR Works program.

We are seeking applications for the following positions for the 2021-2022 academic year:

Position: Marketing and Administrative Assistant (student employee; not OUR Works position)

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is hiring a student position to assist with OUR efforts to advertise OUR programs, student and faculty research teams, and the spring UWF Student Scholars Symposium. Applicants should be interested in producing and managing marketing campaigns, including writing, and creating images and flyers used as advertisements through digital and print platforms. Other administrative responsibilities that assist OUR’s daily operations may be required.

Some duties include: creating advertisements for print and digital platforms; updating and maintain social media accounts with advertisements and campaigns; assisting with community-wide marketing efforts for the Spring Symposium; and creating a marketing schedule and campaign materials through summer 2021.

Other non-marketing administrative responsibilities include: updating, maintain, and organize program databases for administrative use; create, update, and maintain OUR student resources; assisting with planning and hosting the spring Symposium.

Requirements: The student position will continue through the spring 2021 semester and possibly the summer 2021 semester. Must be able to work at least five but no more than fifteen hours a week. Must be in good standing with UWF. Must be federal work-study (FWS) eligible. For more information about the being federal work-study eligible, click here https://uwf.edu/offices/financial-aid/types-of-aid/student-employment/.

 Position: Event Management Assistant (student employee; not OUR Works position)

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is hiring a student position to assist with OUR efforts to implement administrative and marketing duties for the spring UWF Student Scholars Symposium. Applicants should be interested in producing and managing marketing campaigns, including writing, and creating images and flyers used as advertisements through digital and print platforms. Applicants should also be interested in creating events and programs to showcase student and faculty presentations and communicate university research to the community. Other administrative responsibilities that assist OUR’s daily operations may be required.

Some duties include: assisting with planning and hosting elements of the spring Symposium; organizing the Symposium schedule; planning and creating virtual events and spaces through online platforms; facilitating speaker and moderator information sessions and/or guides; and thinking about the participant experience.

Requirements: The student position will continue through the spring 2021 semester and possibly the summer 2021 semester. Must be able to work at least five but no more than fifteen hours a week. Must be in good standing with UWF. Must be federal work-study (FWS) eligible. For more information about the being federal work-study eligible, click here https://uwf.edu/offices/financial-aid/types-of-aid/student-employment/.

 

To apply for either position, please complete the OUR Office Staff Application by using this link or by using the OUR Programs Application Portal through myUWF. 


 

Apply now for OUR Works! Program

Engage in meaningful scholarships while earning a paycheck through the OUR Works! Program.

OUR Works! Federal Work Study Program

Apply for a Project Award

Funding for purchasing materials and supplies related to conducting a research project.

Project Awards

Apply for a Travel Award

Funding is available for undergrads to travel and present their research or scholarly work. Learn more about OUR Travel Awards.

 

Travel Awards

Experience Your Major

Learn applicable skills through scholarly and/or creative projects that will take your college experience to the next level. 

Why Research

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