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
  • Student applications are due March 1, 2019
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Applied Methods and Research Experience Program (AMRE)

  • 8 weeks research experience
  • Paid stipend of approximately $4,400 
  • Open to all 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 22, 2019
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Physics Department NSF-REU

  • 9 weeks research experience
  • Paid stipend of approximately $6,500
  • Application consideration begins February 28, 2019
  • More information