Student Research Opportunities
Both undergraduate and graduate students have an important role to play in the research that takes place at Carleton University. Not only can students learn analytical and research skills in projects for their classes, they can also further develop their passion for a subject by working with Carleton’s expert researchers and contribute to research at Carleton. Analytical and research skills increase success in both the classroom and in future vocations.
Take Research Further
Graduate Research Assistantships (RAs): Many departments offer RAs to graduate students. Please visit your department’s website for additional information.
I-CUREUS (Internship – Carleton University Research Experience for Undergraduate Students)
Research Courses: Register for a 4th year research seminar, a thesis, research, fieldwork or project course, independent study, or directed studies in preparation for graduate school or a career in a research field.
- NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards
- FASS Undergraduate Summer Research Internship
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Faculty of Public Affairs)
Read more about the interesting research our undergraduate students are doing:
FASS Student Stories
Deconstructing The Tragically Hip
Music and Culture graduate student investigates ‘Canada’s band’ and their critical counternarratives to Canadianness.
Critical, Creative, and Engaged
Barâa Arar, a fourth-year student in The College of Humanities, inspires others to be more critical and compassionate.
Celebrating Indigenous Learning
Crafting a Birchbark Canoe by PhD student in the Cultural Mediations.
FASS PhD Student Wins Vanier Award
Trycia Bazinet, from the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies wins a Vanier award for her research into Lake Abitibi and the post-glacial rebound that affects it.
The World is their Classroom - BGInS
Tayler Hernandez headed to Uganda to fulfill her international experience requirement as a student in the Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS)