Undergraduate Research Experience in Diversity at IBS (UREDI) Student Researcher

This program aims at providing hands-on research experience in various fields of social and behavioral science as performed across different programs and centers of the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS) at CU-Boulder. If you are unfamiliar with these programs, check out our website before you decide to apply, or ask us at riosmena@colorado.edu.

Students will be paired with a research project and mentor and will work up to 5 hours/week during the academic year and possibly up to 20 hours/week over the summer. Duties could include data entry, creating/editing documents, photocopying, data analysis, literature reviews, assisting with data collection, other duties as assigned. The pay range for these positions is $13-15/hour. We also encourage you to apply for work-study when you apply to the program or otherwise as soon as the application opens. However, eligibility for work-study or getting those funds is not a requirement of the program.

Applications for UREDI are available here: Student Application, Mentor Application

IBS Undergraduate Student Assistant I or II

IBS is an interdisciplinary research institute that often hires undergraduate students to help with various research projects and administrative/building duties. An IBS Student Assistant may help with the following range of duties: assisting with various research projects, data entry, photocopying/printing, assisting with events/trainings/workshops, creating/editing documents, stocking paper/supplies, helping keep the kitchen areas clean, administrative duties such as creating expense reports or reconciling travel, delivering things to other parts of campus, other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Google Drive and ideally experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

Estimated number of hours/week

  • 5-10 hours generally


  • The IBS Building is located at 1440 15th St., just north of University/main campus. During COVID related restrictions, student assistants may be working remotely.

Job Contact

  • ibs-contact@colorado.edu. If interested in working with a specific researcher or faculty member, please include their name in your email.

Pay Range

  • $12.32-$20/hour depending on experience

Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • If applicable, name of researcher or faculty member you would like to work with.
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