Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research Positions

Research Consultations

Book a consultation with a research librarian for a personalized appointment to help you strategize and find the resources you need for any projects, papers, presentations, and articles, or anything else you’re researching.

Book a consultation with a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist.

Book a consultation for help with statistical analyses in Excel, Python, R, SAS, or SPSS.

Book a consultation with our data services librarian for help organizing your data and preparing your data for long-term storage and sharing.

Book a consultation to research social media data or learn more about the Social Feed Manager.

Book a programming or software development consultation with a member of the Scholarly Technology Group, who can consult in the following areas:

  • Coding and scripting, including review and debugging
  • Selecting the best tools for what you need to do
  • Data cleaning and wrangling
  • Retrieving data from web sites and APIs
  • Full-text indexing
  • Data visualization

Appointments can be in-person or online via WebEx. Please provide your own device and software, as needed, for your consultation. You can find support for installing common software on our Academic Software & Technology page.  

Please note that our consultants do not provide answers to homework problems. For assistance with assignments in computer science courses, students should get in touch with their professor or TA or attend the Computer Science Study Halls. Undergraduate and graduate students are limited to meeting with the statistical and software consultants once per week.

Research Days

GW Research Days is an annual, two-day showcase of research, scholarship, and creative endeavors at GW. At Research Days, students communicate the results of their work to the GW community and compete for presentation prizes. Before the event, GW Research Days hosts workshops on presentation and making a research poster. Workshops are typically held in February and March, and the showcase event typically occurs in April. Contact resdays@gwu.edu to learn more.

Research Awards

Search for undergraduate research awards, which fund faculty-mentored undergraduate research projects, and programs that provide research opportunities for undergraduates at federal agencies, national laboratories, and other universities.

Graduate Resources

  • The Office of Graduate and Student Assistantships and Fellowships educates graduate students about funding opportunities at the Master’s and PhD levels.
  • There are many different types of research opportunities available, including research, study abroad, national, and GW-department based.
  • Graduate students should speak to their faculty advisor about disciplinary-specific research opportunities.