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Preprofessional Opportunities

University of Maryland - Nathan Schnaper Intern Program in Translational Cancer Research


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Baltimore Maryland
Deadline: Mid February


Eligibility and Compensation - NSIP - Undergraduate students with a genuine interest in cancer research, cumulative GPA >3.2, and strong letters of recommendation as reflected in their application packages are eligible. - Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. - Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. - Twenty internships are awarded each summer; applications for these slots are reviewed by committee and evaluated on a competitive basis. - Note that the NSIP is a ten-week full time commitment that is not compatible with concurrent outside employment or classes. Interns for Translational Cancer Research - Subsistence Allowance and Housing - Interns receive a subsistence allowance of $4,000 for the 10-week internship. - Apartment-style dormitory housing is available at Loyola University Maryland and the University of Maryland, Baltimore. - A travel allowance of up to $500 is provided for round trip travel to Baltimore.


The NSIP is a 10-week summer internship for undergraduate students interested in cancer research. The program provides integrated research, educational and clinical experiences that emphasize the translation of laboratory discoveries into clinical applications and inspire the next generation of cancer researchers and physician-scientists.

Interns admitted to the NSIP receive a competitive support package including financial assistance for interstate travel to the University of Maryland Baltimore and a living allowance. Housing at nearby Loyola University Maryland is offered at a reduced cost. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.