Student Research Assistants

EDA University Center Research Assistants

  • Uche A.
    Major: English Language & Literature
    Home Town: Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Research Areas: Innovation Incubator
  • Shelby C.
    Major: Art & Art Design
    Home Town: Flint, MI
  • Jennifer D.
    Major: Graphic Design
    Home Town: Flint, MI
    Research Areas: EDA University Center projects & Kawkawlin River Watershed
  • Manika D.
    Major: Economics
    Home Town: New Delhi, India
    Research Areas: Developmental economics, macroeconomics & finance
  • Michael K.
    Major: Environmental Science & Sustainability
    Home Town: Metamora, MI
    Research Areas: GIS Operations

  • Lauren K.
    Major: Economics
    Home Town: Fenton, MI
  • Ross M.
    Major: Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
    Home Town: Grand Blanc, MI
  • Katelyn S.
    Major: Communication Studies
    Home Town: Grand Blanc, MI
  • Yongwei W.
    Major: Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
    Home Town: Guangzhou, China
    Research Areas: IN at the Ferris Wheel

Click here to learn more about our previous student research assistants.

Work-Study Positions

There are several vital duties at University Outreach that would not be possible without the help of work-study students. Work-study students provide assistance to OED program staff on community projects and events. Interested students should contact Kelli Catrell at

Student Research Assistants

We are always looking for students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience with economic and community development research, data visualization, and entrepreneurship. The Office of Economic Development staff works closely with students and faculty to design unique and meaningful student experiences. Interested students should contact Paula Nas at