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.  Application information and descriptions of 2024 projects are available here.

Metabolism, Exercise physiology and Nutrition Research (MENtoR)

The MENtoR fellowship is a joint venture between the Department of Nutrition at  Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio and Louisiana State University’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Devised in 2019 but halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the goal of this fellowship is to provide Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry & Metabolism students at Case Western Reserve University with the chance to experience diverse, hands-on, world-class research and mentorship in the areas Metabolism, Exercise Physiology and Nutrition at the state-of-the-art facilities of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center.

Learn more about the program here.