Social Science Summer Research Program

Social Science Summer Research Program 2024

The SSSRP at Wellesley College offers students a unique opportunity to conduct research in a variety of social science disciplines under the supervision of faculty experts in that field. The program is restricted to full-time Wellesley College students.


Student fellows and faculty supervisors should make note of the following program features:

  • The program is 8.5 weeks long beginning May 30, 2024. Students will be expected to work full time (35 hours) per week and will receive $525/week.
  • Weekly meetings between fellows and their faculty supervisors strongly recommended.
  • Additional meetings as a group may be available to students and faculty supervisors (participation for students is expected as part of the program).
  • Poster session will be Thursday, July 25. All students are expected to participate in poster session.
  • Student fellows are not permitted to accept any other full-time or part-time positions (virtual or otherwise) that would coincide with the program dates. (Some exceptions may apply; fellows should discuss the specifics with supervisors)

Please email the program director, Jennifer Musto ( or Sheila Datz ( with any questions or concerns.