Become a Research Assistant

The Department of Sociology is looking for motivated, hardworking undergraduate students interested in gaining research experience while earning course credit in sociology. Research assistants primarily help conduct small group and laboratory studies on a broad range of topics studied within the Department of Sociology. Undergraduate research assistantships offer the chance to play a meaningful, hands-on role in the research process, and offer excellent preparation for graduate school.

Are you an IU undergraduate interested in working as a research assistant? This is a great way to learn more about research and apply what you are learning in your classes. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Download and fill out an application by clicking here
  2. Email the completed application to the assistant lab director at to set up an appointment.

We appreciate your interest and look forward to working with you. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.