Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Project Info

  • Name: Infant Brain Imaging Study
  • Faculty Advisor: Annette Estes
  • Department(s): Speech and Hearing Sciences, Psychology
  • Area(s): Child Clinical

Contact Info

  • Contact Person: Lacy Cheers
  • Email: lcheers@uw.edu


The University of Washington Autism center is conducting several research projects related to the development of individuals with Autism. Current research projects can be found here: https://depts.washington.edu/uwautism/research-projects/current-research-projects/

499 students provide support in accomplishing research related tasks and gain valuable knowledge in the areas of child clinical psychology and autism spectrum disorders. 499 students assist with setting up and recording research sessions; data scoring and entry; preparing research materials; administrative and other tasks.

Applications for Fall 2023 Quarter are open. Please use this link to apply: https://forms.gle/SVrKQjBiJK6FCWNGA (you may need to copy and paste into your browser). Please refrain from emailing unless you have a specific question or need accommodation with the application.

Minimum Requirements

We ask for a minimum two quarter commitment. We are looking for people who are self-directed and detail oriented. Experience with Microsoft office programs, data management, and interacting with people with developmental delays or autism is preferred but not required.