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 2022 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

The Department hosted a virtual Q&A session on Friday, January 14, 2022.  Click here to view the recording.

Eligibility and Applications

All current CWRU sophomore and junior undergraduate students who have declared a major in Nutrition or Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism by January 3, 2022 are eligible to apply.

Applications are due via this form no later than January 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Applications will be reviewed by late February, and matches will be announced on or before March 19, 2022.