Preprofessional Opportunities

Baylor University - Summer Medical and Research Training Program


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Waco Texas
Deadline: Early January


Summer Medical and Research Training (SMART) Program, part of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Each year, the program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in biomedical research projects with Baylor faculty in a broad range of areas. Additionally, the students have access to supplemental educational activities, like GRE prep workshops, career development activities, research seminars and more.

Your position is a real job, with a compensation package of approximately $5,000 for nine weeks. Depending on the funding source, your compensation will be all salary or a combination of salary and allocation for housing or travel. In addition to everything you learn about science through research, daily seminars, discussion groups, and extra activities; the experience of getting to know the other participants and people here at Baylor College of Medicine is extraordinary.

We welcome students from all science and math majors, and even non-science majors with appropriate background and interest. Projects span the spectrum of biomedical science, including projects in bioengineering and computational biology.

Our program has gained nationwide recognition from students, their advisers, and granting agencies as one of the most successful ever created due to our incomparable resources in the Texas Medical Center and people who truly believe in opening doors of opportunity to college students.