Opportunities and Activities for Physics and Engineering Majors

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Group of Wheaton College IL Engineering Students

The Physics and Engineering Department at Wheaton is small enough that you will know almost everyone, but large enough to offer you the opportunity to be involved at many different levels.


Wheaton College Engineering Professor David Hsu with Student in LabStudent Employment

Whether you like to be hands-on with students, behind the scenes, or somewhere in between, there is a position for you! Learn More >

Wheaton College IL Engineering StudentsExtra-Curricular Projects and Clubs

Wheaton’s student-run Ingenium engineering club lets you put your classroom theory into practice. The Society of Physics Students (SPS) at Wheaton College is a student club open to anyone with an interest in physics.  Learn More >

McKenzie Blank with Lidar at Tel ShimronSummer Study Abroad Opportunities

Study abroad and learn at organizations such as Samaritan’s Purse, EMI, EWH, Reach Beyond, and more! Learn More >

Physics Student Presenting Research FindingsResearch

The Physics and Engineering Department can help you find internal opportunities in research and encouragement and advisement for external opportunities. Learn More >


Our department encourages physics and engineering students to pursue internships to expand and enhance their understanding of the broad applications of their education and to build vocational experience. Learn More >

Contact the Physics and Engineering Department

Need assistance? Have a question? Want more information about department activities and opportunities? We're here to help: 630.752.5007 | physics@wheaton.edu