Villanova Research Opportunities

At Villanova Univeristy, students have the opportunity to conduct research under the mentorship and guidance of distinguished faculty. Below are research projects developed by faculty research mentors who are seeking research assistants. Applicants do not need substantial experience as they will serve as research assistants to faculty mentors.

Application Instructions

 To apply for a research assistantship, please complete the following steps:

1.       Review the research projects in the table below.

2.       Identify a research project that interests you.

*(If you do not find a project that matches your interest, please contact Jane Morris at for a meeting).

3.       Submit a resume and cover letter directly to the Faculty Research Mentor via the e-mail address provided in the table.

  • Please include in your one page resume your GPA in addition to your academic, professional, and relevant experiences and skills. If you are freshman, please include your high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores
  • Please include in your one page cover letter your motivations and qualifications for this research assistantship.

4.       The Faculty Research Mentor will review your application materials (resume and cover letter) and will respond to you.