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Student Research Assistantships


The Student Research Assistantship program provides an opportunity for talented, industrious undergraduate students to work closely with faculty members in an area of special interest. Research assistantships are selected students who will work exclusively on research projects. Your work-study eligibility will not be affected; however, you will have to report what you earn to the IRS as taxable income. Also, no students are permitted to work more than 20 hours a week.  

Students majoring in any field and in any year of study are eligible to apply to become a research assistant. You will receive an e-mail the beginning of each semester announcing the positions available. If you think you might be interested in this opportunity please e-mail Janice McMahon applying for a specific position and at that time, you will be asked to submit the following:

a current c. v. or resume;
A cover letter including a brief statement indicating what particular skills you have, including computer, research, and language abilities, relevant to that position; A list of Bentley arts and sciences electives that you have taken.

Faculty will review student applications as they arrive on a rolling basis and selected students will be contacted directly by faculty members. 

These assistantships are generously provided to the Valente Center for Arts and Sciences by Jeanne and Dan Valente.


AY 2015-16 Valente Undergraduate Student Research Assistants Announced!

The Valente Center congratulates the following faculty members and students on their research assistantship awards for AY 2015-16. Here’s to a productive and exciting year of research!

Faculty MemberDepartmentStudents
Bridie AndrewsHistoryVictoria Cerny
Ming Qiam
Thom DavisNatural and Applied SciencesKathryn Foley
Bonnie FieldGlobal StudiesBrittany Yu
Janis GoganInformation and Process ManagementIzuchukwu Ononugbo
Jeff GulatiGlobal StudiesCaroline Quinn Ryng
Mateusz Macie Zeglen
Tony KiszewskiNatural and Applied SciencesAlberto Riveroll Usabiaga
David OuryMathematical SciencesBrian Regan
Christopher SkipwithNatural and Applied SciencesMarc Custodio