Undergraduate Research Opportunities

FIMS undergraduate students have the opportunity to gain academic research experience through two programs that pair students with faculty members actively engaged in research projects. Applications open at various points in the year and are specified below.

Current Opportunities

FIMS Fellowship Program

The FIMS Undergraduate Fellowship Program provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to obtain research experience by working with faculty members who are undertaking new, innovative and collaborative research projects. Third and fourth year FIMS undergraduate students are invited to apply for the available 2022-2023 fellowship positions.

  • 2022 Program Description and How to Apply coming soon 
    Deadline for Applications: TBA (~August 2022)

2022-2023 Research Projects

  1. The Diplomacy of Diaspora and Migration Museums
    Research Team: Sarah Smith, Kirsty Robertson (Visual Arts, Faculty of Arts & Humanities)

    Project description and details for student applicants will be available July 2022

Undergraduate Summer Research Internship (USRI)

Western's Undergraduate Summer Research Internships (USRI) Program provides undergraduate students with engaged learning experiences and opportunities to learn new research methods and techniques alongside faculty mentors.