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Fellowship Program

The Student Researcher Fellowship Program is highly competitive. Fellows will complete researcher training and research projects each semester.

Selection Criteria

Research Fellowships in the Center for Consumer Research and Analytics is open to all OHIO students with an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Fellows must have a strong interest in consumer behavior and marketing research, be highly motivated with a capacity for leadership, and be willing to contribute a significant amount of time to the program. 

Each interested student must submit an application and a resume by the deadline. Students selected for interviews will be asked to participate in an interview with a panel of interviewers. 


Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m. In addition, members are required to meet weekly with their project team, as well as with their faculty advisor. 


Each of these leadership positions includes a $250 per semester stipend. Exceptional student fellows can apply for additional leadership opportunities in the center including:

  • Chair of Consumer Research
  • Chair of Analytics
  • Vice-Chair of Fellow Development
  • Vice-Chair of Community Engagement
  • Client Relations Coordinator
  • Marketing Communications Coordinator
  • Student Outreach Coordinator


Interested students can contact Dr. Jessica Weeks, Associate Director of Academics, for information regarding the admission and application process.

“The Center for Consumer Research and Analytics has provided elite opportunities for me to dive into real marketing research with some of the most well-known companies. I am not only learning the entire research process, but I am also gaining knowledge about presentation tactics and analytics to help serve as an advantage when searching for jobs in the field that I want to pursue. As an aspiring marketing research analyst, the CRA has given me all of the foundation and real-life experience I need to be poised for success." —Ashley Dickinson '17, marketing and MIS major