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Summer Research at Middlebury

Each summer at Middlebury, approximately 100 students are engaged in on-campus research with a faculty mentor. The topics range from Philosophy to Biochemistry. Most students are paid through various funding sources, including faculty grants and college endowed funds. Positions are available through individual faculty members. Students should contact faculty they wish to work with by March.

Below is the information for 2014 which will be updated in the Spring.

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The Summer 2014 Research Program
Supports both students on and off-campus engaged in undergraduate research. 

Welcome Luncheon
Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 12 pm
Bicentennial Great Hall
for research assistants and their mentors.

Summer Research Symposium
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 2 pm
Bicentennial Great Hall
Includes a poster session with refreshments.
The entire campus community is invited to attend.

Resources to help students prepare and print posters or work on conference presentations:

Illustrator Workshop
To assist students in generating quality images and posters of their summer research Mack Roark will be providing a workshop in Illustrator at the Wilson Multimedia Development Lab (LIB  220) on
Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1:30-2:45 am
Please contact Mack mroark@middlebury.edu directly by July 21 to reserve a space.

Student Symposium Presenter Information
Information and links on writing abstracts, creating posters, and who to contact for help can be found here.

Summer Research Symposium

To participate in the symposium you must submit an abstract by
Thursday, July 24, 2014 by emailing the application
to uro@middlebury.edu.


Information will appear in the program at the event and online (2013summersympSample Program). Please get your professor's permission for release.

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Summer Research Assistants

A Summer Research Assistant is a position with a faculty member that conforms to the Research Assistant PoliciesResearch Assistant Policies. A student is paid a stipend that does not include housing or dining. The 2014 stipend rate is $410 per week for a 40 hour equivalent. See Student Employment for more information on summer housing and dining and the summary Hiring a Summer Research Assistant

Undergraduate Research has several endowed funds available thanks to generous donors. More information on Summer Research Funds.

Also see the Student Funding Database for other opportunities.