Dartmouth-sponsored Research Programs

Dartmouth offers a number of campus-wide programs to support undergraduate research.

Undergraduate Research


Leigh Goulbourne '17 was a WISP intern in the laboratory of Prof. Mary Lou Guerinot last year and now she is a Sophomore Science Scholar. Suzana Car, completed her Ph.D. in the lab, was Leigh's mentor.


Undergraduate Advising and Research (UGAR)

The Undergraduate Advising and Research office at Dartmouth is a great resource for undergraduate students who are interested in doing research.  The UGAR web page provides an extensive list of research internships and funding resources for undergraduate research.  To visit the UGAR site, please click here.

Women in Science Program

The WISP program at Dartmouth matches first-year female students with appropriate mentors in a two-term research internship.

James O. Freedman Presidential Scholars

The James O. Freedman Presidential Scholars program on campus is for highly qualified juniors, by invitation of the Assistant Dean of the Faculty for Special Projects, and is frequently a conduit into the Honors program.

E.E. Just Program

The E.E. Just Program provides internships to eligible juniors and seniors who have declared a science major.

EE Just Internship at the Marine Biological Laboratory

The E.E. Just Internship at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole provides Dartmouth students with a unique opportunity to work alongside leading scientists at the very institution where E.E. Just made many of his important scientific discoveries.  For more information about this internship, please click here.

Max Planck Institutes

In conjunction with German Studies, we also provide leave-term fellowships to do research at the Max Planck institutes in Germany. Please click here for more information about the opportunities at the Max Planck Institutes.