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 2023-2024 fellowship positions.

2023-2024 Research Projects

  1. Social Media Influencers' Role in Digital Feminist Activism: A Scoping Review
    Research Team: Anabel Quan-Haase, Molly-Gloria Patel (FIMS Post-Doctoral Fellow)

    > Description of project and details of available positions (pdf)

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.