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Preprofessional Opportunities

Oregon Health & Science University - Equity Research Program


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Portland Oregon
Deadline: Mid December


- Have completed at least one undergraduate college year by the start date of the program. - Have completed at least one course in the basic sciences (some tracks require a lab component) and mathematics or statistics. - You come from either an underrepresented minority group; have experienced economic hardship; are first in your family to attend college; have experienced other economic, educational, ethnic/cultural, family circumstance hardships; or a student with disability. - You are a U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or an eligible DACA student (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). A DACA applicant must have an employment authorization card via USCIS.


The OHSU Equity Research Program offers an exciting opportunity for diverse undergraduate college students to spend eight weeks working on research projects alongside faculty, scientists and graduate students. Examples of past internship tracks include:

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Dental 
  • Health Systems & Policy - Center for Health Systems Effectiveness
  • Medicine 
  • Nursing 
  • Public Health