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February 7, 2019 at 4:57 pm

Career Corner | Undergraduates Invited to Apply for Paid Research Scholar Positions

Undergraduate Research Scholars, group photo

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is offering Undergraduate Research Scholar funded positions for the­ 2019-20 academic year. ­Highly motivated students from any school or department are encouraged to apply for these competitive positions. To be eligible, students should have at least a 3.5 GPA.

“As a Voinovich Scholar, I have had numerous opportunities to collaborate with staff and students on projects aimed at addressing some of the issues affecting communities in Ohio,” said Aleah Cumberbatch, a junior studying psychology. “I understand how the work that I do in the classroom overlaps with my work here, and it is encouraging to see how they are both helping me to prepare for the work in my chosen field.” Cumberbatch works in project evaluation under Dr. Holly Raffle.

Selected students will work 10 hours per week, 14 weeks per semester for two semesters at the rate of $11 per hour. Scholars will be assigned to work with Voinovich School faculty and professional staff.­ Opportunities include innovative research and work related to:

  • Energy and the environment
    • Sustainability
    • Watershed management
    • Ecology
    • GIS
    • Field and lab research opportunities
  • Entrepreneurship and regional development
    • Small business planning
    • Economic development
    • Product design and marketing
  • Public policy and leadership
    • Community health
    • Education
    • Public relations and communication
    • Research and evaluation

Read more about the Undergraduate Research Scholars and how to apply.

The deadline to apply is Feb. 25, 2019.

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