Undergraduate Student Research

Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Nutrition Students

The Department of Nutrition offers both paid and unpaid research opportunities for undergraduates majoring in Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism.  Any questions about either program can be addressed to nutrition@case.edu.

Wharton Summer Student Research Program

The Wharton Summer Student Research Program is a paid, 10-week opportunity for rising junior and senior undergraduate students in nutrition to participate in research projects under the direction of faculty members in the Department of Nutrition.  Descriptions of 2021 past projects are available here.

The 2022 program will begin on May 31, 2022 and end on August 5, 2022*.  Participating students receive a stipend and are expected to devote 40 hours per week to their projects for the full 10 weeks.

*Please note that dates may be subject to change in the event of COVID-19-related cancellation of in-person activities.

Information Session

A virtual Q&A session will be held in early January, 2022 via Zoom.  Applicants are encouraged to attend this session to learn more about the available projects.

Eligibility and Applications

Applications for summer 2021 are now closed and all positions have been filled.  Information about the summer 2022 program will be announced via the department newsletter toward the end of fall 2021 and posted here as well.