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.

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 February 28, 2020
  • More information

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 21, 2020
  • More information

Wooster Digital History Project (WDHP)

  • 7-8 weeks research experience in public history and digital humanities
  •  Part-time and full time positions, paid stipend
  •  Open to all majors
  • The goals of the Wooster Digital History Project are: to create engaging digital resources in local history for Wooster and Wayne County; to give students the opportunity to learn and apply techniques of public history and digital humanities; and to connect the College and the community through local history.
  • Applications are due April 24, 2020
  • For more information contact Greg Shaya or Katie Holt 

Physics Department NSF-REU

  • 9 weeks research experience
  • Paid stipend of approximately $6,500
  • Application consideration begins February 28, 2020
  • More information