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Preprofessional Opportunities

Creighton University - Summer Research Training Program


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Omaha Nebraska
Deadline: Early February


Darlene Brown

Minority Affairs for Health Sciences
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

(877) 857-2854


Students are required to have the following qualifications to participate: A student must have a 3.0 or better grade average Sophomore, Junior, Senior college academic standing at time of application Copy of college academic transcripts (unofficial or official) Two Letters of Recommendation Living arrangement within the Omaha area for program duration - no accommodations are provided.


The HS-MACA/CPHHE Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program enhances college science education and increases the number of underrepresented minority students who are interested and qualified to pursue careers in the biomedical sciences through conducting kinesthetic laboratory research in various biomedical fields.  Students are paired with Creighton University faculty and researchers to conduct ongoing research under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Program Description

  • Program Duration: Eight (8) weeks
  • Program Timeline:  June – August
  • Monetary Stipend: $1,750
  • Continuous Education: Six (6) Friday Health Disparities Training Sessions
  • Presentation: Colloquium (Oral and Poster Presentations) in August
  • Career Field/Social Outings: College World Series Home Run Derby, Mid Program Dinner, Omaha Jazz on the Green, and Juneteenth Parade
  • Mentor Research Focus Areas: Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, and Public Health