Summer Research

The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, or SURE, is a hallmark of the Carthage education. Every summer, students in all majors engage in collaborative research with a faculty mentor.

Maybe you will spend a summer building a satellite, adapting a novel into a new play, piloting a college-prep program for high school students, designing a rocket payload, or studying the effects of acute stress on rats. Students selected for the SURE program live on campus, earn a stipend, and gain invaluable experience in their chosen fields.

“I love working in Straz among fellow physics undergrads and professors," said Ashley Marquette '17, who spent summer 2016 building a CubeSatellite. "It feels like I am really doing something more with my college experience, and turning it into a hig