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Preprofessional Opportunities

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Summer Undergraduate Research Program


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: New York New York
Deadline: Early February


We invite applications from undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, or juniors who are contemplating a career in biomedically related sciences. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and should have completed at least college-level general biology and/or introductory chemistry.


Students in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) have the opportunity to obtain hands-on research experience in cutting edge laboratories; interact with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students; attend a weekly luncheon/seminar series of presentations by faculty; attend skills/development workshops to hone presentation skills, interview skills, etc.; attend and present at works-in-progress sessions with the cohort of SURP students; present their research at a special poster session at the end of the program.


*$4,000 stipend and housing