As a productive member of a Carnegie I Research Institution, the MU School of Social Work encourages and supports faculty research agendas. As a support, School of Social Work faculty may request assistance with a research project in the form of a student Research Assistant. Student Research Assistants provide a valuable service to the faculty person as well as the School.
Students chosen as Research Assistants must attend a Assistantship Orientation Session at the beginning of the semester and commit to working ten hours/week with a faculty member. The duties of a student Research Assistant may include:
The student benefits of being a Research Assistant include:
The School also has Teaching and Graduate Assistantships available.
** Please note that at this time no research, teaching, or graduate assistantships are available through the School of Social Work for masters levels students other than those provided through the Thurgood Marshall Academic Scholarship Program, see page 7 of the Graduate Fellowships Guidelines. However, students may submit an application for consideration if an assistantship becomes available.
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