Openings and Opportunities

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Percent of UHP graduates employed or headed to graduate school/fellowships by the time they graduated (2018)

What’s your life going to look like in 5 years? 20 years? Right now, you’re laying the groundwork for the person you will be then. So don’t ignore the chances that stand in front of you! Try something new, hone your existing skills, design independent research! No matter what you’re looking for, we hope you can find an opportunity here to match your interests. Below, you’ll find links to job and internship postings, research assistantship openings, and UHP-specific opportunities.

Job/Internship Opportunities

Frequently, we get emails and phone calls from employers who know UHPers are quality folks and want you to apply for their jobs and internships. You can find some recent posts below or click here to see all of them on one page.

Lead for America Fellowship in MoCo!

Lead For America Lead For America works to ensure that our nation’s most dynamic and diverse leaders are working on our communities’ toughest challenges. Our core program is a paid two-year Fellowship for outstanding leaders ages 21-30 to work on the toughest...

U.S. Department of Homeland Security STEM Internship (Paid)

Are you a student looking for a professional opportunity to enhance your research interests and career goals in homeland security related areas? Do you want to learn from top scientists and subject matter experts in homeland security related areas? Do you want to...

The Alexander Hamilton Society Is Hiring a Program Assistant!

 Check out the following job opportunity passed along by UHP alum Eamonn Bellin! The Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) is seeking to hire a full-time Program Assistant to support career services for its students and alumni network. AHS is a non-partisan,...

Apply to be a Writing Center consultant

Do you love to write? Are you the person to whom friends always turn to say, “Hey, could you help me with this paper?” If so, please apply to be a peer undergraduate consultant! The GW Writing Center is a lively, collaborative, learning environment with...

CCAS STEM Lab Summer Internship Program (Rising Juniors/Seniors)

The 2020 CCAS STEM Lab Summer Internship Program is an opportunity for undergraduate students in lab departments to stay at GW over the summer to work with faculty on the faculty’s research. Students will live in the GW residence halls for an eight to ten week period....

Research Assistantship Opportunities

A lot of faculty members at GWU want to use UHP students as Research Assistants, so they reach out to us to make those opportunities known to you all. You’ll find some of those recent postings below, as well as the entire list here.

Fall Research Assistantships

Interested in being a Research Assistant in the fall? We’ve already received lots of opportunities for Honors students from faculty from across the university for this coming semester. We continually update our site with current openings as we get them! You can...

Apply to Be A 2020-2021 Enosinian Scholar!

The Enosinian Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Each year, this program welcomes a select group of rising seniors to conduct student-driven research in a variety of academic areas. Students apply at the end of their junior...

Professor Antwan Jones has TWO research opportunities for you!

Do you have an interest in sociology, psychology, or social science research? Professor Antwan Jones has two research projects you should consider: one research project titled “The Effect of Parental Incarceration on Child and Young Adult Mental Health...

Join the Rodriguez Lab (Chemistry) & perform research to fluorescently image & treat cancer.

From Professor Erik Rodriguez: “We are looking for freshman or sophomores interested in doing significant research during their undergraduate studies, including summers with possible funding.” Read more on position descriptions and application...

Paid RA position for Prof. Christov

I am looking for a research assistant to assist me in a research project on the idea of self-determination. The remuneration for this position is up to $1,500 and available immediately. In asking “How did the self-determination of a people and nation building...

Other Opportunities

Because you’re part of the UHP, you have access to unique opportunities to invigorate your academic journey– opportunities like the SURE Award and the Strasser Prize. You can find out more about those opportunities below, or click here for the whole list.

Apply to Be A 2020-2021 Enosinian Scholar!

The Enosinian Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Each year, this program welcomes a select group of rising seniors to conduct student-driven research in a variety of academic areas. Students apply at the end of their junior...

New Self & Society class for Fall 2020

There is still lots of time to add a new course to your fall schedule! Professor Jeffrey Spike will be teaching a brand new Honors Self & Society course titled “Ethics in Public Health”. You can read the course description...

A Conservative Perspective on Syngman Rhee

Check out the following research story from fellow UHPer Mark Thomas-Patterson! This semester, I took part in the GW Institute of Korean Studies Undergraduate Research Fellowship. This is a program sponsored by the GWU Institute of Korean Studies in which participants...

Research Presentations on the Blog!

Research. It’s one of the pillars of academic life, and one of the deep-set values of our program. Usually, the UHP hosts a yearly Research Symposium event in the Spring where all our students get the chance to present their research to both faculty and peers....

Advice from the (Peer) Advisors: Humanities Research and Wisdom from the Creative Writing Department

Check out the following post from Peer Advisor Chrissy House (CCAS ’20)! I’ve spent the last four years facing the infamous “exchange of glances” when I tell people I’m majoring in Creative Writing and English, the glance which means, “Ah, another unemployed...

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