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Ann Arbor, MI

February 1, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 1, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine.

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

The Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy (MHSURA) is designed for undergraduate students who want to explore biomedical research and health professional career pathways in a stimulating and inclusive environment.

Requirements

(1) Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident

(2) Have a valid U.S. social security number

(3) Completed first year of college before applying

(4) Cumulative and science GPA of 3.0

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: TBA

Start Date: May 26, 2019

End Date: August 9, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of transcripts
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Completed online application

 

Application Tips

Applicants will be evaluated based on the following factors:

  • Personal and academic accomplishments
  • Successful completion of first-year undergraduate biology and chemistry courses
  • College GPA
  • A demonstrated interest in a career in medicine or biomedical research
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping under-served populations
  • Quality of academic recommendations


Additional Information 

  • This program is open to all students with an interest in medicine and health disparities.  Applicants from underrepresented minority groups in medicine, rural and socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Students are only eligible to participate in the Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy twice



Ann Arbor, MI

February 11, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 11, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine.

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

Students will be assigned to the labs that match their interest and are run by experienced researchers to participate in innovative scientific exploration. Students will participate in hands-on exploration of biophysical methods and techniques (HEBMAT), which will introduce them to various modern experimental and computational research techniques.

Requirements

(1) Applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.

(2) Applicants must have maintained a grade average of 3.0 or higher.

(3) Applicants must be able to devote 10 weeks to full-time research in laboratory and cannot be concurrently enrolled in courses

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $5,000

Start Date: June 3, 2019

End Date: August 9, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Completed online application

 

Application Tips

  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and students with outstanding applications may be admitted earlier.

Additional Information 

  • Travel reimbursement up to $500 for travel to and from Ann Arbor
  • Housing near campus



Ann Arbor, MI

February 12, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 12, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine..

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

The purpose of this research opportunity is to expose college students to cutting-edge research in cancer biology including genetics, stem cells, biomarkers, DNA damage, and repair.

Requirements

(1) Applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.

(2) Applicants must have maintained a grade average of 3.0 or higher.

(3) Applicants must be able to devote 10 weeks to full-time research in laboratory and cannot be concurrently enrolled in courses

(4) Applicants must be registered as a full time sophomore or junior in college or a university. The expectation is that they will be a rising junior or rising senior in the Summer of 2019 and not scheduled to graduate before December 2019

(5) Preference will be given to students that have demonstrated previous research experience in a laboratory setting and have an interest in a future career in cancer research

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $5,500

Start Date: May 29, 2019

End Date: August 2, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement

 

Application Tips

  • If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, or your application is incomplete, it will not be reviewed.

Additional Information 

  • Interns are responsible for housing arrangements and travel arrangements 



Ann Arbor, MI

January 31, 2019
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DEADLINE -  January 31, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine..

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

The Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center is pleased to offer a summer fellowship program to support undergraduate students interested in cardiovascular research. 

Requirements

(1) Any student that is currently enrolled in a degree granting college or university is eligible. Applicants are evaluated based on a combination of academic performance (primarily in the sciences), the student's potential to perform research as evidenced by letters of recommendation, and the importance of the fellowship to the student's career path/career decision making. Previous laboratory research experience is considered but not required. Students must also be able to complete a background screening and drug testing upon acceptance into the program.

(2) Students are expected to work 40 hours per week in the laboratory during the 10-week fellowship period excluding July 4th. If any vacation days are requested, they must be agreed upon by the faculty member and the student, and the hours must be made up by the student before the end of the summer.

(3) Students will be required to attend an end of summer colloquium (last week of the 10-week program) where they will have the opportunity to report their research findings.

(4) Student awardees will be responsible for paying for housing during their fellowship from their stipend.

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $4,000

Start Date: june 4, 2019

End Date: First week of August


Application Process

  • Please remember that a copy of undergraduate transcript (official or unofficial) and three options for faculty mentors will be required on the form before you submit your application.
  • Provide names of at least one person who can provide you with a letter of recommendation. Please note that two letters are preferred. You are responsible for ensuring your letters are submitted before February 7, 2019 11:59pm (EST).

 

Application Tips

  • Each student will be matched based on their interests, to a laboratory that is led by a faculty member of the Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center.  
  • Applicants are evaluated based on a combination of academic performance (primarily in the sciences), the student's potential to perform research as evidenced by letters of recommendation, and the importance of the fellowship to the student's career path/career decision making. Previous laboratory research experience is considered but not required. Students must also be able to complete a background screening and drug testing upon acceptance into the program.

Additional Information 

Please ensure that the email and phone number entered on your application is used daily as you may be receiving communication from our team regarding your application.



Denver, CO

February 8, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 8th, 2019

Mission Statement

The mission of Denver Botanic Gardens is to connect people with plants, especially plants from the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world, providing delight and enlightenment to everyone.

 

About

Denver Botanic Gardens strives to entertain and delight while spreading the collective wisdom of the Gardens through outreach, collaboration and education. Our conservation programs play a major role in saving species and protecting natural habitats for future generations.

Position Description

These are hands-on internships providing students the opportunity to work alongside our professional horticulture staff and volunteers in the daily operation of maintaining botanic gardens. Work assignments may include such tasks as planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and watering garden areas

 

(1) Under the direction of the Horticulture Research Associate, this internship introduces a student to aspects of horticulture research, experimental design and plant breeding theories and techniques. Work will include micropropagation in Denver Botanic Gardens' tissue culture lab and continuation of an in-progress biochar study

 

Requirements

(1) Applicants must currently be enrolled in college programs (including graduate programs) and have completed their sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

(2) Applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class.

(3) Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of two courses of the following topics : soil science, greenhouse management, floriculture, irrigation principles, IPM, plant pathology, plant physiology and/or plant propagation.

(4)  Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour

Start Date: May 28, 2019

End Date: August 8,  2019


Application Process

What To Send

  • Completed Denver Botanic Gardens application form
  • Resume including work history and horticulture related activities
  • College transcripts including class work and cumulative GPA
  • Two letters of reference that reflect academic and/or work experience

 

Application Tips

  • The completed application packet as outlined above can be emailed to: hr@botanicgardens.org. All application emails must include your name and the word “internship” in the subject line. 

Additional Information 

Please see attached PDF: Here are frequently asked questions about internships.



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