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SUNY Downstate - Summer Research Program


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Brooklyn New York
Deadline: Late April


The Downstate Summer Research Program is offered to full-time students enrolled in appropriate programs at their home institutions. Admission is competitive; only students in good academic standing will be considered.


SUNY School of Graduate Studies provides research internships for a eight-week period during the summer for undergraduates currently enrolled as sophomores or juniors. Minorities are encouraged to apply. This program is intended for students who are seriously planning to pursue a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences.

Research projects are under individual faculty sponsorship. All research is substantive, requiring the full-time commitment of the student. Weekly work in progress meetings are held. An abstract, a write-up of at least 2 pages of the work and an oral presentation are required at the end of the session.