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Deadline for Application to OUB - Weill 2018 Summer Internship Program (OUB-Weill SIP)

Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm

The OUB - Weill Cornell Summer Internship Program (OUB-Weill SIP) will run from June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018 on the campus of the Weill Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences located in the heart of New York City. It is designed for undergraduate students to enhance their understanding of modern biology and medical research. This internship opportunity, exclusively for 1-2 Cornell Biological Science majors, will be associated with the other Weill Cornell Summer Undergraduate Programs.

Selected student(s) are placed in laboratories at the Weill Cornell Medical College under the mentorship of experienced faculty members. Interns gain hands-on experience in a biomedical research laboratory and are encouraged to apply to PhD programs. 

In addition to the laboratory experience, students attend lectures and discussions aimed at enhancing their understanding of the current status of biomedical research, the pathways available for entering research careers, and the range of available career opportunities. Students also participate in weekly journal clubs, attend workshops that teach them how to prepare for interviews and seminars, and take part in social activities.

Responsibilities:
The program lasts 10 weeks during the summer and begins June 4, 2018. At the end of 10 weeks (August 10), a celebratory award ceremony is held in which students give poster and oral presentations on their research. The OUB - Weill intern will be expected to work regular hours set by the lab and attend professional development activities provided by the Weill Cornell Summer Undergraduate Research Programs.

Other Information:
Complete the application here by creating an account and then searching for OUB-Weill Summer Internship under Add Programs. Upload the following in the Supporting Information, Documents Section: 1) your resume, 2) screenshot of your Student Center Financial Aid Summary page and (3) an unofficial transcript.

Questions about the application process? Contact the OUB at bioresearch@cornell.edu, 607-255-5233, or stop by 216 Stimson.

 

 

Departments

Office of Undergraduate Biology (OUB)

Tags

oub, casadvising

Website

https://biology.cornell.edu/

Contact E-Mail

bioresearch@cornell.edu

Contact Name

The Office of Undergraduate Biology

Contact Phone

607-255-5233

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