The Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunities Program

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO.
Type Basic Science Research, Clinical Research


Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine invites undergraduate, pre-medical, and medical students to participate in the Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunities Program; a program designed to provide students with hands-on cancer research experience for 10 weeks over the summer. Siteman is now accepting applications for Summer 2015.


Applicants must be a current undergraduate, graduate or medical student currently or intending to pursue MD and/or PhD training.

Students must be a U.S. citizen, a permanent U.S. resident, in possession of a F-1 visa through Washington University, or completing the optional practical training (OPT) on a F-1 visa through another university. The summer program does not qualify for an H-1B visa, J-1 visa or TN visa.

The Summer Opportunities Program accepts students with diverse backgrounds and experience. There is no set number of accepted participants of any specific class year or academic background. Applicants are not required to have prior laboratory experience.

More Information

The Siteman Cancer Center,
St. Louis, MO
Phone: 800-875-2562