Join Us!

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The Carter laboratory is looking for undergraduate researchers to work on a variety of projects in biophysics (maybe you!). We are especially interested in first year or sophomore students that can start over the summer or January term. Read on for more information.


What type of research does the Carter Lab do?

Check out our informational video for students for a quick, digestible introduction to our research! Also look at our Research tab.

How do I join the Carter Lab?

  1. Read about our research. Check out our Research tab to see if one of our projects interests you.
  2. Contact Professor Carter. Feel free to email Professor Carter to set up a time for a lab tour.
  3. Optional: Talk to a Carter Labber. Do you want to get a feel for what it’s like to work in Carter Lab? Email or talk to one of our current members.

Is there a preferred time for me to join the lab?

No! Email Professor Carter as soon as you are interested.

When do we do research?

We mostly do research during interterm and over the summer.

Do I need any experience?

No, no experience is needed. We love first years! It is good to have taken or plan to take at least one science class (biology, chemistry, or physics).

What are my chances of getting in?

Your chances are great! We try to place all interested students. Just email us already!