Opportunities for College Undergrads

The deadline has passed and we are no long accepting applications for Summer 2024

We offer college students who have completed their sophomore or junior year the opportunity to participate in our Summer Undergraduate Research Program. If you are interested in pursuing an MD, PhD or MD/PhD, our program will provide you with a glimpse into life beyond your undergraduate years.


  • Mentored hands-on research opportunities in Inflammatory Diseases and Atherosclerosis, Vascular Diseases, Pulmonary and Kidney diseases, and Cancer Biology
  • Exposure to state-of-the-art equipment, laboratories, and experimental approaches
  • Weekly meetings with scientists and physicians, journal clubs, and seminars
  • A research symposium at the end of the summer with an opportunity to present a summer research project

Program & Financial Information

This program is a 10-week, paid internship from June 3, 2024 to August 9, 2024. Those accepted will receive a bi-weekly paycheck.

Criteria for Admission

  • We welcome applications from rising junior or senior undergraduates who have completed at least one laboratory science course.
  • Computational and quantitative minded students also are encouraged to apply.
  • We are committed to increasing the number of students from underrepresented groups pursuing graduate degrees. If this describes you, indicate in your application.
  • Ability to commit to the full 10-week program.
  • Attend a virtual orientation session one month prior to the start of the program.

How to Apply

Application Deadline March 31
We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2024

Send your resume with lab courses and grades and a statement describing how a summer of research will help you achieve your professional goals to:

Young-Hwa Goo, PhD
Graduate Director
Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology
[email protected]

For more information call:
518-262-1143 or 518-262-8102