Opportunities

Research Participants

If you are interested in participating in any of our ongoing studies or learning more about our research, please contact us at dpqol-lab@illinois.edu.

Graduate Students

Interested in being part of our research team? We provide graduate research opportunities for students who are interested in pursuing PhD or Master’s degrees in Kinesiology or Community Health. Students get the chance to design their own studies and work with Dr. Rice to achieve academic success. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Rice at ricela@illinois.edu.

Undergraduate Students

2025

We offer research opportunities to undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about research and supporting the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities. Undergraduate students can also receive course credit for work in the lab. 

If you are interested in applying for a position, please complete this application: Spring 2025

Undergraduates will be expected to work approximately 5 hours per week in the laboratory. The position is unpaid, but students may receive course credit for their work. Applications are currently being accepted for Spring 2025.  Please submit your application by November 1.

2024

We offer research opportunities to undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about research and supporting the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities. Undergraduate students can also receive course credit for work in the lab. 

If you are interested in applying for a position, please complete this application:

Undergraduates will be expected to work approximately 5 hours per week in the laboratory. The position is unpaid, but students may receive course credit for their work. Applications are currently being accepted for Summer 2024 until March 15th and Fall 2024 until April 15th.