Internships in Cancer Research


2017 CURE interns

CURE interns: Kneeling: Caroline Dokken, Romerro Walker; Middle row (left to right): Ebisie Deressa, Sheng Thao, Beminet Kassaye, Danny Chen; Back row (left to right): Marcus Kelly, Mula Lay, Pov Thao

Summer undergraduate research opportunities

Cancer Research, Education and Training Experience (CREATE)

Cancer Research, Education and Training Experience (CREATE)

The CREATE program is an integrated summer experience for talented, motivated undergraduate students interested in a cancer research career. Trainees will conduct independent cancer biology research under the mentorship of a CREATE program faculty mentor and engage in a weekly research seminar with other CREATE students. The research experience will be coupled with a Cancer Education Workshop that will provide an overview of cancer biology and development of key professional development skills. Visit the Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Program's page to learn more out intern opportunitites.

The 2016 application period is now closed.

Internship on health disparities and cancer research

Internship on health disparities and cancer research

The 2016 summer internship on cancer and health disparities is an nine-week program designed to give undergraduate students from Minnesota's racial/ethnic minority or under-represented communities research experience in the health sciences.


Summer research program and presentation opportunities

A number of agencies and groups sponsor summer research experience programs or presentation opportunities for undergraduate students. Google searches will find websites for many of these programs. Many have deadlines in January or February.