Now hiring Peer Research Consultants for Fall 2018! Apply and get more information on the UMN Job Site

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About the Program

Frequently Asked Questions


What Can a Peer Research Consultant Do for You?

The Peer Research Consultants provide one-on-one assistance to develop the research strategies needed to write an excellent research paper. The consultants are U of M students who are specially trained to help other students:

  • Find scholarly or academic articles
  • Narrow down your paper topics
  • Create research questions
  • Navigate the Libraries' website and locate good databases or Library services for a topic
  • Choose good keywords for searching
  • Evaluate articles and websites

Drop-in Hours

Peer Research Consultants have drop-in hours -- no appointment necessary!

East Bank Locations
West Bank Locations


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Orange = East Bank Campus locations

Green = West Bank Campus Locations


For more information about the Peer Research Consultant Program contact Andrew Palahniuk - 612-624-0365 or