Pathways Undergraduate Researchers

Pathways Undergraduate Researchers is a full-time, paid summer internship program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Students are immersed in nine weeks of mentored activities in a Fred Hutch research group; participate in a cancer biology education series; professional development workshops; and social activities.

The 2019 session will be held from June 24 through August 23.

One of the goals of the program is to give students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical science the opportunity to explore, clarify and strengthen their research-related career interests.

Applications for 2019 are due by 11:59 pm on January 31.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Rising 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year undergraduate student
  • Enrolled (or intending to be enrolled) in a two- or four-year college/university
  • Strong academic background with science focus
  • Commitment to full nine-week program
  • Ability to participate in an on-campus or video interview with selection panel

Prior research experience is not required. Students with an interest in computational biology and/or programming are encouraged to apply.

Students from racial and ethnic groups traditionally underrepresented in health sciences, persons with disabilities, and persons raised in economically disadvantaged backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply

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