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Student Research Opportunities

The ROVV Lab invites highly motivated students to contribute to an energetic team working on a variety of real-world projects.  Students have worked in the Lab for course credit and as volunteers.


Who is eligible to become a Lab member? 

  • Undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students are welcome. 
  • Commitment of 10 hours/week
  • People who are motivated, organized, dedicated, and interested in improving their research skills


What kinds of research tasks do Lab members work on? 

A wide variety of tasks that draw on Lab member’s strengths, including:

  • Creating survey/interview questions
  • Designing marketing material to be featured in research reports (e.g., creating flyers, logos, and images)
  • Developing grant applications
  • Finding and synthesizing publications
  • Entering data into Excel or statistical programs
  • Analyzing data
  • Creating visual images based on data analysis (e.g., tables, charts, infographics)
  • Community outreach (e.g., creating newsletters, managing social media, locating relevant events)


What are the benefits of becoming a Lab member?

  • Hands-on research training
  • Resume building experience
  • Potential for internship, independent study, or honor’s thesis credit hours
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Opportunity to contribute to the Lab’s mission of promoting safe and healthy communities


Please complete this application and submit it to Dr. Kate Fox ( along with your resume.  We accept applications on a rolling basis (no application deadline).