Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Summer Programs, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program
The Gateways to the Laboratory Program is for current freshmen or sophomore minority students. The groups that are underepresented in the biomedical sciences such as African-Americans, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Rican Mainlanders. This program offers laboratory experience and it includes weekly seminars, hospital rounds, journal clubs, and career developement seminars. Students will receive a $3,900 stipend for the ten week period. Application deadline: February 1.
SP internship for Minorites Interested in Pharmacy
This program is open to minority students who are currently pursuing a scientific or biomedical career. Opportunities that are offered include research in toxicology, caricinogenesis, and the environmental sciences. The duration of this program is three months from May 24-August 20 and there is a general stipend of $2400. The deadline is March 12,1999.
Minority Medical Education Program - MMEP
Students wanting to participate in this program need to be a member of the following minority groups : African-American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, and Hispanic American. This program involves a variety of aspects including research, MCAT prepatation, and a mentoring component. The student needs to have a serious interest in the medical field, completed at least one year in college, and be a permanent U.S. resident. Application deadlines vary according to the host school that you apply to.
The Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program
This program provides research oppportunities in the following areas: immunology, cardiology, and microbiology to name a few. Students who participate will be provided with housing and transportation to and from the program. Those who apply must be apart of a minority group that is underepresented in the sciences and must have an interest in the above research areas. Also a stipend of $1100 will be provided each month. The program will last from June10-August 19, 2001. Contact information for the application deadline is provided at the website.
Summer Undergraduate Research in Prokaryotic DiversityEach year the University of Georgia offers a research program for undergradute students who are science majors. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year and are interested in prokaryotic diversity. This program lasts from June12-August 3. A stipend of $2500 will be given along with an account for research that does not exceed $250. The application deadline is March 15.
Undergraduate Summer Biomedical Research Program-www.medicine.iu.edu/summer.html
Applicants need to be at least juniors who have some background experience in chemistry, physics, or engineering. Priority will be given to seniors. The program lasts for ten weeks and offers research in immunology, bio-engineering, neurobiology, etc. There will be a $2400 stipend given and there is limited funding for housing. The application deadline is March 15.
Summer Undergraduate Research-www.unmc.edu/UNCOM/sdt/undergrd.html
The University of Nebraska's Medical School offers various research opportunities depending on the department. As far as housing and funding are concerened, the amount of money depends on the department and housing is provided for those not from the area. Also the deadlines are set by the individual departments and so is the application process.
Research Opportunities in Ecology and Evolution-www.Colorado.EDU/epob/epobreu/
This program offers research in behavior, ecology, and evolution. The specifics of the programs vary according to the professor who is in charge of it. The application deadline is February 25. A general application is available on line.
Summer Research Program in Marine Biology
The Fort Johnson Research Fellowship program is eight weeks filled with classroom work and independent research on marine life. In particular some of the areas that are covered include: acid -base physiology, developmental biology, and immunology. Contact information is available at the website regarding this year's program.
SP internship in Aquatic Sciences
The summer internship in Aquatic sciences involves work in microbiology, aquatic biology, aquatic ecology, and molecular biology. This program lasts from June 7-August 13. There is limited travel and housing for students outside the Milwaukee area. Students must be sophomores or juniors and be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is March 5.
Internship Opportunities at PSR
Undergraduate as well as graduate students who are interested in conducting research year round are encouraged to apply to this program. Positions include a 40 hr. work week and there are also internships that have a shorter duration of six months. Applications are due two weeks prior to when the programs start. For more information contact the internship coordinator whose information is provided on the website.