Summer Research

Over 75 research assistant positions from a variety of disciplines are available each summer to Wooster students. Opportunities are available at off campus sites as well. The range of these opportunities is described below.

NOTE: Please complete the appropriate application for each program you wish to apply for.

Sophomore Research Program

  • Positions available to first-year and sophomore students only
  • usually 8 weeks, 40 hour weeks
  • Paid $11.60 / hour
  • Available positions in a variety of disciplines
  • Applications are due February 26 by 8 a.m. 
  • More information

Applied Mathematics Research Experience Program (AMRE)

  • 8 weeks research experience
  • Paid stipend of approximatly $4,000 
  • Open to Computer Science, Mathematics, and Business Economics majors
  • Students work with a team of students and a faculty member to consult businesses. Past clients have included Rubbermaid Inc., J.M. Smucker, and Goodyear Tire & Rubber
  • Applications are due February 21
  • More information

Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars Program

  • Positions available to First-year & Sophomore women with a minimum GPA of 3.5 planning to major in the physical sciences
  • Two year research commitment, working 8 - 10 weeks for 40 hours per week over the summer
  • Paid $13.50 / hour
  • Funding is provided through the Clare Boothe Luce Program
  • Applications are due at 8 a.m. February 26
  • More information