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The CRISJ Research Mentorship Program provides students an opportunity to participate in collaborative research and creative activity. This program aims to provide undergraduate students with access to high quality research experiences, faculty mentorship, and preparation for graduate school. The student-faculty research and student peer-to-peer support and collaboration will provide critical skills for both non-academic and academic careers. The CRISJ Research Mentoring Program also strives to cultivate critical scholars and advocates for social justice.

For questions about the CRISJ Research Mentorship Program, please contact Dr. Elvia Ramirez (

2021-2022 CRISJ Online Research Mentorship Conference


2023-24 CRISJ Research Mentorship Program - Accepting applications!

The Center on Race, Immigration, and Social Justice (CRISJ) invites undergraduate students and Faculty at Sacramento State to participate in the CRISJ Research Mentorship Program.

Program Structure and Benefits: Students

The CRISJ Research Mentorship Program requires a one-year commitment from student participants.

  • During Fall 2023 semester, students meet with the CRISJ Mentoring Coordinator on Oct. 26, Nov. 9, Nov. 16, and Dec. 7, from 5-6pm, for mentoring sessions.
  • During Spring 2024 semester, students will work with a faculty mentor on a guided/supervised research project.
  • Students will have the option of presenting their research at the annual CRISJ Student Research Mentorship Conference in May 2024.

Student Eligibility

The CRISJ Research Mentorship Program is open to upper-division undergraduate Sac State students of any major. The program is geared for students interested in research that revolves around race, immigration, and/or social justice issues.

Application Deadline: October 11, 2023, 5:00pm (PST)


CRISJ Research Faculty Mentor

The program requires a one-semester (Spring 2024) commitment from faculty mentors.

This is a great opportunity for faculty to: (a) demonstrate University service; (b) support and mentor Sac State students; and (c) obtain the help and support of academically motivated volunteer research assistants.

We are especially interested in faculty mentors who specialize in the fields of race, immigration, and/or social justice. All faculty are welcome and encouraged to apply!

Application Deadline: October 11, 2023