Summer Opportunities

Wharton students are encouraged to or explore the summer research experiences and funding opportunities below:

  • Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) provides awards to support the research and scholarly work of Wharton undergraduates during a 10-week residential program. Learn more about SPUR >>
  • Social Impact Research Experience (SIRE) provides awards to support the research of Wharton undergraduates on topics that promote both economic and social value. Learn more about SIRE >>
  • World Research Assistantship Program (WRAP) provides awards for students to serve as a research assistant at any university outside of Penn to conduct business-related research under the direction of a faculty or staff mentor from that institution. Learn more about WRAP >>
  • Philadelphia Summer Internship Awards provide limited funding to Wharton undergraduates doing unpaid or modestly-compensated summer internships at government entities, non-profit organizations, or think tanks in the City of Philadelphia. Learn more about these competitive awards>>
  • Summer Research Assistantships give students the opportunity to assist in faculty research activities. Learn more about research assistantships and how to find opportunities>>