Office of Undergraduate Research & Studies
10th Floor | W.E.B. Du Bois Library | (413) 545-5334

We are hiring for Spring 2018!


OURs Research Mentors:

Research Mentors conduct one-on-one meetings with peers to find research and scholarly opportunities on and off campus. Research Mentors support peers in all majors and at all stages of experience in preparing for the application process. Ideal candidates for the Research Mentor position will have research experience, excellent communication skills, resume and cover letter writing skills, and knowledge of campus activities, programs, and clubs. The application can be found here. Due date 12/1/2017

  • Research mentors work a minimum of 6 hours a week, minimum 3-hour blocks of time. This time includes meeting with and searching for opportunities for students.

What is OURS?


The Office of Undergraduate Research & Studies (OURS) is a branch of the Learning Resource Center and is a resource for all undergraduates in all majors and at all stages of experience. OURS helps students find research and scholarly opportunities on and off campus, throughout the year. Students are also supported in preparing for and navigating the application process.

For a one-on-one meeting: fill out our short form, email us at ours@acad.umass.edu, or visit us on the 10th floor of the W. E. B. Du Bois Library.


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