Barrett works with all of the schools and colleges at ASU to identify and match students with research opportunities. As early as the first year in Barrett, students are able to secure undergraduate research opportunities in multiple fields of study.

For those students seeking a research position, we encourage you to take advantage of the following resources:

  • Read the most current research positions messaged over the Honors-L listserv and posted below.
  • Talk to other students within Barrett to learn what opportunities they have obtained during their Honors experience, and attend various information sessions hosted by Barrett and your respective college.
  • Speak with your Honors advisor about earning Honors credit for your research experiences.  
  • Meet with your Faculty Honors Advisor in your major to explore opportunities

Research Funding

Barrett has funds available to support research and research-related activities. Up to $750 is available to support work on the Barrett honors thesis or creative project. In addition, students can receive up to $750 for other research or creative activities including travel to a national, professional meeting to present research and creative work. Thesis and Creative Project Funding is handled separately from Research Funding.

Mayo Clinic Special Research Student Appointment

The Mayo Clinic Special Research Student appointment is intended to provide a meaningful research experience to students considering a career in biomedical research and to expose them to the educational opportunities at Mayo for prospective candidates to the biomedical sciences Ph.D. and M.D.-Ph.D. programs. This appointment will offer ongoing research opportunities for independent study course credit to students considering a career in biomedical research. Mayo Clinic investigators will also obtain first-hand knowledge about potential Mayo Graduate School candidates before they apply.

Barrett Fellows @ CLAS Centers

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Barrett, The Honors College offer an exciting program -- Barrett Fellows @ CLAS Centers – for Barrett students to do research and community outreach with ASU faculty. Barrett students who have completed their first year and wish to engage in research and community outreach through the activities of one of the CLAS research centers/institutes may apply for an unpaid, semester-long or year-long fellowship. 

ASU Faculty

ASU faculty can promote research opportunities to Barrett Honors College students. Once the position is approved, it will be promoted to Barrett students through the honors list serve and on social media.

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