Internships in Cancer Research

cure interns 2018

CURE interns: Front row (left to right): Camryn Franke, Kalli Xiong, Suleyman Jafer, Selena Garcia, Ann Lee. Back row (left to right): Chinou Thao, KP Thao, Chit Ko Ko, Abdul Osman.

The 2018 CURE (Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences) cohort consists of nine very talented students who have been hand-chosen by MCC staff. All of the interns are from groups under-represented in cancer research. They will be on campus 40 hours a week from June 18th through August 24th, 2018, working in labs across campus. After a short break they will return in mid-September for 5 hours per week through the end of their school year. The students are from Washington Technology Stem High School in St. Paul.

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.

Internship on health disparities and cancer research

Internship on health disparities and cancer research

The 2017 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.