The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences has established an internship program for training undergraduate students in the biomedical sciences. Interns are given hands-on experience in a biomedical laboratory and are encouraged to apply to PhD programs.The SURE students are placed in laboratories at UMMC under the mentorship of a biomedical researcher. In addition to the laboratory experience, students attend seminars and discussions aimed at enhancing their understanding of the current status of biomedical research and the career opportunities available. Students may also participate in weekly journal clubs and seminars, as well as taking part in various social and networking activities.This program is open to students who have excelled in high school or in their undergraduate years in college. Applicants who are residents of the state of Mississippi are strongly encouraged to apply.Students may work with faculty on cutting-edge research in the following disciplines:
The 10-week summer program begins Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and ends Friday, August 6, 2021. At the end of the 10 weeks, a celebratory award ceremony is held in which students give oral and poster presentations on their research.
Please read the application processing instructions thoroughly before starting your application. Along with the application, the student is required to submit the following:
The students receive a stipend of $4,000.
Applications must be received by Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.