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Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

Program Description

Undergraduate students entering the summer before their final year or semester of college participate in an intensive, 9-week internship designed to provide research experiences and mentorship for students interested in biomedical research. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns complete an independent research project and present their findings at a competitive poster session. The skills and career guidance provided through SURP help propel interns into graduate and medical programs across the country.

Program Length: 9 weeks

Application Deadline: January 11, 2019; two Letters of Recommendation are due January 18, 2019

Eligibility

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
  • Entering the summer BEFORE the final year (or semester or quarter) of undergraduate studies; and
  • Strong background in the sciences or related area of interest.

* Please carefully review the FAQ’s Among Applicants to ensure your academic standing and/or U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status qualifies you to participate in the SURP. If you remain uncertain about your eligibility upon reviewing the FAQ’s, please contact Fred Hutch at: surp@fredhutch.org prior to submitting an application.

Financial Information

Interns will receive $4,794 (minus taxes) for their participation in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Roundtrip travel costs to Seattle are also provided.

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