||Perform support duties such as washing dishes, making copies, caring for animals or filing. Work with a faculty or staff member who is doing research, but you will not be doing your own project yet.
||Work on your own undergraduate research project with the guidance of a faculty mentor. Present research project at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum.
|Best for Students Who Are
||Freshmen or sophomores with no undergraduate research experience, but who want to get started.
||Students with some experience. Freshmen may participate in the Honors College Discovery Fellows Program or the EXPRESS Program.
||Hourly, work-study or unpaid volunteer.
||Hourly, work-study or unpaid volunteer. Paid internships may be available through a research programas a scholarship or stipend; by a faculty mentor; or through work-study.
|Number of Hours Per Week
||Work eight to 20 hours a week during the fall and winter semesters and eight to 40 hours a week during the summer semester. (Note: Work-study funds are not available in the summer.)
||Work 12-15 hours a week during the fall or winter semesters and 30-40 hours a week during the summer semester.
||Yes, but not a requirement. Check with your major department to determine the availability of credit.
|How to Get Involved
||Part-time research jobs posted on the Office of Undergraduate Research Web site. Search these jobs to get a better idea of the types of positions available. Apply directly or talk with faculty.
||See four steps to get started as an undergraduate research intern.You will need to find a mentor before applying to most Mizzou internship programs.