First Year Research in Engineering Experience
The First Year Research in Engineering Experience (FYREE) program provides first-year undergraduate students and prospective engineering majors with early hands-on experience and mentoring within engineering.
Due to COVID-19, this program is currently suspended and will resume when campus practice/policy allows.
- Up to 12 two-term research projects will be available.
- Winter and Spring
- Participation is in the form of a part-time internship
- $10 per hour; 8–10 hours per week
- FYRE interns must present a poster at the Wetterhan Symposium.
- Presented in May with other Dartmouth undergraduates involved in scientific research
- Get hands-on research experience
- Learn important life and work skills
- Explore possible career paths
- Network with scientists and engineers
- Experience the Dartmouth engineering community
- Projects listed online
- Application deadline
- Mentor/student interviews
- Notification of selection to students
- WISP Smart Science Study Skills Session
- FYREE program students invited to attend.
- Karen E. Wetterhan Symposium
- FYREE program students required to participate.
How to Apply
- Applicants must be in their first term at Dartmouth.
- Students may apply to either the First Year Research in Engineering Experience (FYREE) program or the Women in Science Project (WISP), but not both.
- Review list of available projects and make a selection.
- Students must fill out the application form for each project they are interested in.
- Return completed application(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10/15.
- Students not accepted to the FYREE program may apply to the second round of WISP.
Faculty mentors will interview applicants and select a student for each project.