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Samples of MHC Student Projects

Students typically pursue diverse opportunities related to their interests in the Astronomy major or minor. The well-rounded nature of a liberal arts education provides you with the ability to pursue opportunities that transcend both academic and industry boundaries. Below is a sampling of the varied internship and research projects conducted by Mount Holyoke Astronomy majors and minors:

Recommended by MHC Faculty

Astronomy students are encouraged to apply for funding from the Five College Astronomy Department (FCAD) Summer Research Program, which sometimes has funding for summer student projects. Its deadline is usually in April. Information is usually posted in March on the FCAD site.

Other programs of interest to Astronomy studies include: