Downstate Summer Research Program

SUNY School of Graduate Studies
Brooklyn, NY.
Type Basic Science Research


SUNY School of Graduate Studies provides research internships for a eight-week period during the summer for undergraduates currently enrolled as sophomores or juniors. Minorities are encouraged to apply. This program is intended for students who are seriously planning to pursue a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences.

Research projects are under individual faculty sponsorship. All research is substantive, requiring the full-time commitment of the student. Weekly work in progress meetings are held. An abstract, a write-up of at least 2 pages of the work and an oral presentation are required at the end of the session.


The Downstate Summer Research Program is offered to full-time students enrolled in appropriate programs at their home institutions. Admission is competitive; only students in good academic standing will be considered.

More Information

Denise Sheares
Director of Admissions
School of Graduate Studies, MSC 41
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
FAX: 718-270-3378