Summer Research Projects
All Fort Lewis College students are invited to apply for summer research positions within the Department of Chemistry. Come join our energetic faculty and participate in independent, cutting-edge research in chemistry this summer. Opportunities are available in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, molecular biology, natural products, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry, and polymer chemistry.
- A strong interest in carrying out scientific studies
- A willingness to work hard and have fun
- A willingness to make a commitment for 10 weeks of the summer
- Curiosity about the natural world
What you will get in return:
- Approximately $3000 stipend for 10 weeks (or Chem 380/381 credit)
- The opportunity to generate new scientific knowledge by discovering things no one has known about before
- Invaluable experience in practical research techniques
- An outstanding entry for your resume
- Opportunities for leadership within the chemistry community
Dr. Kenny Miller presenting at the 2011 American Chemical Society Conference with his research students,
Matt Aronoff (r) and Spencer Heins (l)
Dr. Les Sommerville with MARC research
trainee, Nellie McLean.
For more information, please contact the research advisor in your chosen area of study:
Please see Debra Moses in Chem 140 for the application for summer 2013 research. The applications are due on Friday, March 22nd.
The MARC U*STAR Program
The Minority Access to Research Careers - Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research Program (MARC U*STAR) at Fort Lewis College is funded by a research training grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, one of the National Institutes of Health.
The Program prepares Native American, African American Hispanic and Pacific Islander students majoring in scientific disciplines to pursue Ph.D.s and long term careers in biomedical and behavioral science research. For more information, please visit the MARC U*STAR web site.