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Preprofessional Opportunities

The Leadership Alliance - Summer Research Early Identification Program

Details

Category: Summer
Type: Clinical
Location: Providence Rhode Island
Deadline: Early February

Eligibility

To participate in SR-EIP you must: - Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited public or private college or university in the United States or its territories, as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. - Be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better. - Demonstrate a committed interest to pursue graduate study toward a PhD or MD-PhD. - Have completed at least two semesters and have at least one semester remaining of their undergraduate education by the start of the summer program. - Be a documented U.S. citizen or non-citizen national, or permanent resident in possession of an alien registration receipt card (I-551) or other legal document of such status at the time of application. International citizens studying in the United States with an F-1 Visa are not eligible for the SR-EIP. Individuals seeking asylum or refugees are not eligible.

Description

SR-EIP is a fully paid summer internship that provides undergraduates with training and mentoring in the principles underlying the conduct of research and prepares them to pursue competitive applications to PhD or MD-PhD programs.  

SR-EIP offers closely mentored research experiences in the life and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and the humanities at 20 research institutions across the country. SR-EIP Participants:

  • Spend 8-10 weeks at a Leadership Alliance institution
  • Receive a stipend, and travel and housing expenses from the research institution
  • Work under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor
  • Gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation
  • Make oral or poster presentations at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium
  • Gain access to ongoing resources, mentoring and professional networks to support their chosen career path