Clarify how students can get involved in research to ensure that students unfamiliar with academic research can pursue this activity.

Clarify how students can get involved in research to ensure that students unfamiliar with academic research can pursue this activity.
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Action:

  • Disseminate information to students about what it means to do research in your field, how they can apply, what qualifications they need, and how they might benefit from the experience.
  • When possible, pay students for their work on research because not all students can afford to work for free.

Reason:

  • Informal application processes often favor students who have prior knowledge of research, feel comfortable asking for a job without an invitation from a faculty member, and can work for free.