Students in the summer program work for 10 weeks doing hands-on cancer research in Eppley Institute laboratories. Students get to try research, learn techniques and new concepts, and work with professional researchers, all while earning a competitive summer salary. Virtually all of our former summer students have been successful in gaining acceptance to graduate and professional schools. Join us and be part of the excitement: Hands-on laboratory experience in cancer research labs. Daily interactions with research faculty, staff, and students. Weekly seminar program. Present your own research at a poster session. Competitive stipend, currently $4,000. Social activities. Housing available.
The summer research program is highly competitive with approximately 100 positions available. The program is a research experience, primarily in a laboratory setting. However, there are limited clinical experiences available in the Internal Medicine department and other types of research in the Preventive and Societal Medicine department in medical humanities, bioethics, health law, etc. Most students accepted have a GPA of 3.0 or above.