Loyola University Chicago

Department of Biology

Summer 2018 Opportunities

Southwest National Primate Research Center Internships

Institute for Public Health at Washington University Summer Research Position

Diversity Summer Health-Related Research Education Program - Medical College of Wisconsin

University of Chicago EYES on Cancer Program

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Summer Field Program

Lewis Talbot City Internships

Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Southwest National Primate Research Center Internships

The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) proudly offers many educational opportunities throughout the year.

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Internships

The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) is offering competitive student internships for the summer of 2018. The 8-week program will take place from June 4th through July 27th, 2018.

Undergraduates (sophomore, junior or senior levels) and graduate (M.A/M.S., Ph.D. and veterinary) students enrolled at accredited academic institutions will be eligible to participate. For those submitting completed applications before January 12, 2018, notification of acceptance to the 2018 summer program will be made by February 1, 2018.

Student Volunteer Program

SNPRC provides educational volunteer opportunities for a limited number of students throughout the year. Students must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in school. We will match student volunteers with appropriate mentors. However, the availability of a particular mentor is not guaranteed.

For more information, please visit: http://snprc.org/summer-internships-student-volunteer-program/

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Institute for Public Health at Washington University Summer Research Position

The Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis offers eight-week programs are open to national and international students currently enrolled at the time of application and participation in the program in the following degree programs at a U.S.-based university:

  • Full-time college undergraduates
  • Graduate students pursuing a Master in Public Health (MPH), Social Work (MSW) or related fields
  • Medical students looking to gain experience in the fields of public and global health research (especially infectious diseases)

The program comes with a $4000 stipend, and application details can be found on our website. The application period is now open through February 1, 2018.

If there are any questions, please email iphsummer@wustl.edu

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Diversity Summer Health-Related Research Education Program - Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin's summer programs provide research opportunities for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate students from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in medicine and biomedical science, including those from:

  • Disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Underrepresented cultural and ethnic groups
  • Individuals with disabilities

Please visit the following website for more information: https://issuu.com/mcwstudentaffairs/docs/dshrep2017brochureia

A complete application includes the following:

  • Online Application - must select the submit button on last page
  • Official College Transcript - submitted via US mail. Scanned and online versions not accepted
  • Two online recommendations - submitted via recommendation link

The deadline is February 1, 2018 by 5 p.m. C.S.T.

  • Failure to submit all application components prior to the deadline voids review.  Additional information can be found by viewing our Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ
  • This application must be completed in one sitting, unfortunately you are unable to save and continue at a later time.  This application will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
    • In an effort to support your application completion, please visit the following link to review the application screen-shots so you have a sense of how to prepare before beginning.


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University of Chicago EYES on Cancer Program

On behalf of the education team at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, we are excited to launch our Chicago EYES on Cancer program, which provides immersive research training and career guidance to underrepresented college students interested in biomedicine. More information here: https://cancer.uchicago.edu/education/pipeline-programs/eyes/

I’ve attached two fliers for Chicago EYES on Cancer. The first advertises our info session for potential applicants at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry on November 18th. The second advertises the program itself. We’re eager for Loyola applicants!

Thanks so much,


Megan A. Mekinda, PhD

Assistant Director for Cancer Education

University of Chicago Medicine | Comprehensive Cancer Center

5841 S. Maryland Ave. | MC1140, Suite H-212 | Chicago, IL 60637

Ph: 773-702-4678 | Fax: 773-702-9311


MSI Open House Flier

EYES flier

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Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Summer Field Program

We are excited to announce our 2018 GCRL Summer Field Program course line-up.  This year we have changed our application process where students can apply online by visiting the following URL: Usm.edu/GCRL-apply.  Classes will be filled on a first come first served basis.    Our field and laboratory intensive class size are kept small to ensure everyone gets a great experience.  With this in mind, we encourage students to apply early to secure a seat in the course of their choice.  Please share this information with students and colleagues that may have an interest in the Summer Field Program. We are looking forward to another great summer exploring the coastal habitats of the northern Gulf of Mexico. You can find more information at our website http://gcrl.usm.edu/summer_field/index.php or by searching “GCRL Summer Field Program” on facebook.  If you have any questions or if you need additional information, please contact myself or Margaret Firth at Margaret.firth@usm.edu or by phone at 228-818-8852.  We hope to see you on campus this summer!

Sam Clardy

Associate Director

Marine Education Center

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

School of Ocean Science and Technology

The University of Southern Mississippi

Phone: 228-818-8885

Fax: 228-818-8894

Website: usm.edu/ocean

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Lewis Talbot City Internships

All CI programs feature a series of career-readiness classes, workshops and events centered around an internship placement at a leading company.

All programs are open to students from any year, with any major. Students may choose to join a program in one of 18 cities, with a placement in one of 9 career fields.

18 Destinations: New York, Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Florence, Rome, ZurichSydney, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires.

9 Career fieldsBanking & Financial services; Consulting & Professional services; Law & Politics; Technology & Engineering; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Media, Entertainment & Journalism; Art, Fashion & Design; Start-ups & Entrepreneurship; Charities, NFPs & NGOs.

Our one-page notice board flyer and 13-page student prospectus provide, respectively, summary and detailed information for those new to CI and our programs.

2017 Q4 Scholarship

As you may be aware, each quarter we provide an opportunity for students to receive fully-funded places on a CI program.

The 2017 Q4 scholarship contest invites students to enter a draw to win two fully-funded spots, one for themselves and one for a friend, on the Global Explorer Program this summer.

The CI Instagram page is a great resource to help students visualize a summer with us. To enter the draw, students need only follow CI’s Instagram page, indicate their preferred city by liking one of 18 city-themed images, and tag a deserving friend.

The recipients of the 2017 Q4 scholarship will be drawn on Monday 18th December 2017. Visit our blog for more details.

For your information, I have also provided additional information about CI and our 2018 programs, our new academic partnerships initiative, and managing membership to this distribution list.

Best wishes,

Lewis Talbot
Founder & CEO, City Internships

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Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program

We have two unique paid summer research scholarship opportunities for undergraduates at Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. 

  • The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP) at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, is accepting applications for 10 funded summer Research Scholar positions for our Summer 2018 program.  NSURP offers opportunities consisting of both basic and applied (clinical) biomedical research projects.
  • The Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is accepting applications for 9 funded summer Research Scholar positions through their Health Equity Summer Scholar Program (HESSP). The focus of all of these research projects is health disparities. Most are epidemiologic in nature.

Online applications: accepted December 1, 2017 through January 15, 2018.  All letters of reference must be received by January 29, 2018 for consideration by the selection committee; applications lacking letters of reference after January 29th will be considered incomplete. 

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the time of application, a US citizen or legal permanent resident, and meet minimum GPA requirements for each program (3.2 for NSURP and 3.0 for HESSP). Applicants should also have interest in research, healthcare, science, public health, health disparities, and related fields.

Program information: Program dates are June 4 through August 10, 2018. During the program, Nemours clinical and research faculty will guide students through the process of formulating and testing hypotheses, interpreting data, and communicating results while working on active research projects.  Available projects vary each year and range from lab-based, translational, and clinical to epidemiologic in focus. Training is provided on human subjects protection, animal welfare, responsible conduct of research, and research ethics.  Program activities include multiple enrichment activities including a student-focused seminar series, journal clubs, and multiple opportunities for shadowing and engagement in other educational opportunities.  All students present their research project and findings to the community via poster sessions and oral presentations. Family and friends are invited to attend these events.

Additional information and the online application are available at: www.NemoursResearch.org/Scholarship.

Please feel free to distribute and/or post this email and the attached program flyers.

Any questions or concerns should be directed to: summerresearch@nemours.org


Thank you!

Heidi Kecskemethy, MS Ed, RDN, CSP, CBDT 

Office of Research Educational Programs Director

Co-Director, Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Sonali Barwe, Ph.D. 

Research Scientist

Co-Director, Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Patricia Oceanic, MS, CDM

Administrative Director, Office of Health Equity and Inclusion

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