The Family Resiliency Center is currently accepting applications for the HDFS 494: STRONG Kids undergraduate research course.
The STRONG Kids Research Program provides a unique, team-based, hands-on research experience working with over 450 families with children aged 12 months -5 years.
Applications are due April 25th
Students are eligible if they:
Will have sophomore, junior, or senior class standing by Fall 2019 Are available to work regular hours on an assigned research project for 6-9 hours per week Have two, 3 hour blocks of time each week (including one evening) Are able to attend class every other week on Tuesdays from 4:30-6:00
This year-long supervised research course provides students with first-hand experience working as part of a research team and develops a working knowledge of the theory and applications of transdisciplinary research. Students are provided with an overview of research program issues; develop oral and written communication skills, data management skills, team building skills, critical thinking skills, and professional work environment skills; trained in mixed methods relevant to factors that contribute to child and family health; identify opportunities and barriers in transdisciplinary team work; and prepare a scientific presentation that reflects the knowledge of transdisciplinary science gained through working on actual research projects.
Application and additional info: http://familyresiliency.illinois.edu/education/undergraduate-students