Colorado Summer Research Internship for Diversity in Academic Medicine

Author: Stephanie Healey

Webb-Waring Center

The National Institutes for Health (NIH) summer biomedical research program at Webb-Waring Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colo. provides research and premedical experience for students from groups underrepresented in medicine.

The program is only available for students from the University of Notre Dame and Princeton University. There are two automatic seats for Notre Dame students.

The purpose of the program is to give students a preview of academic medicine. Last year's students had an excellent experience.

Program Details:

  1. The program will begin on May 25, 2013 and last until August 3, 2013.
  2. Housing will be provided at the University of Colorado, Denver in a dormitory setting with other undergraduate students pursuing a variety of internships in Colorado. Housing is located near the downtown campus, allowing for easy access to local transportation, events, and amenities during free time.
  3. The NIH grant provides a summer stipend is $4,000 plus $500 additional food allowance.  In addition, round trip transportation can be provided from the student's home to the program, as well as daily transportation to and from the internship during normal working hours. No car is needed for participation.

To apply, please contact Kathleen Kolberg in the Center for Health Sciences advising. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 in 219 Jordan Hall of Science.  The two students selected will be notified by Monday, April 22.