Research + Mentorship = Transformative Experiences
The Charles Center curates a variety of mentored research experiences for W&M undergraduates.
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Internships & Applied Learning
Looking to gain career skills by pursuing your academic passion in the summer?
Check out these opportunities to gain valuable experience researching and devising solutions to real-world problems.
300+ undergraduate students received Charles Center funding in support of their research this year.
Interested in learning how to apply for research support?
Completing an Honors project can be one of the most academically rewarding experiences of a student's undergraduate career and can enhance career opportunities and graduate school applications.
The W&M Scholars Undergraduate Research Experience (WMSURE), James Monroe Scholars, 1693 Scholars, and Sharpe Community Scholars programs provide enhanced opportunities for undergraduate research and collaboration with faculty members.
We offer a range of opportunities for undergraduates to learn the craft of writing for public audiences from the nation's top practitioners.
Whether it's through the Sharp Journalism Seminar, a paid self-designed summer internship experience, or a substantial scholarship toward your graduate study in journalism, we'll support you and the next generation of journalists every step of the way.
Support for Faculty
The Charles Center offers a range of opportunities to support faculty research and teaching, including faculty mentorship support, co-curricular support, curricular innovation support, and term professorships and fellowships.
Charles Center Community News
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Currently, 1 out of every 5 W&M undergraduates pursues mentored research through Charles Center experiences.
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