Call for Applications: 2019-20 Student Research Mentors for CITE Program

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 18, 2019

The Office of Student Research (OSR) invites current undergraduate and graduate students to apply to be Student Research Mentors for the CITE Program. Student Research Mentors will receive a $3600 stipend (distributed in four installments during the 2019-20 year). Student Research Mentors teach CITE Program student participants fundamental research skills and act as readers for The Omnipedia Review, OSR’s online review journal. The CITE Program is a partnership between the Office of Student Research and the Office of Citizen Leadership and Social Justice Education (CLSJE).

The CITE Program. The CITE Program helps undergraduate students participants develop skills in note-taking, annotation and synthesis for research in the humanities. The program also helps improve confidence in undertaking research within and beyond courses.  Working in teams of two, student participants learn how to collaborate and produce scholarly writing for publication. Student Research Mentor Applicants do not need be in a humanities department to apply. The CITE Program has 10 slots for Student Research Mentors for the 2019-20 academic year.

To Apply.

  1. Applicants must complete the 2019-20 Application .
  2. Applicants must have a faculty member complete and return to them the 2019-20 Faculty Recommendation Form.
  3. Applicants must submit a hard copy of the completed application AND the Faculty Recommendation Form to the Office of Student Research (Library 153/154) by March 1, 2019 March 18, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

After an initial review of applications, qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. Spring training for undergraduates is expected to occur in April. Summer training for graduate students is to be determined. Please direct any questions to Crystal S. Anderson, Director, Office of Student Research (andersoncs2@longwood.edu).

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