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