Summer Undergraduate Research Internship

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Join Us: June 1 – August 7, 2020


The Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine offers an unparalleled 10-week summer student program that matches faculty members with medical students and college undergraduates as they focus on a single research project. Students also attend weekly didactic lectures given by mentors, invited speakers and other leaders.  The internship consists of three programs: the Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (for undergraduate students interested in translational research), the Rosenberg Summer Surgical Fellowship (for undergraduate students interested in surgical shadowing), and the High School Research Internship (for high school students over the age of 16 interested in translational research). You are encouraged to review each program and its requirements before applying. 

Application Instructions & Internship Timeline


Application Instructions

The deadline for the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (as well as those for the Rosenberg Summer Surgical Fellowship and the High School Research Internship) has now passed. Please check back in early December for the 2021 internship application cycle.


Internship Timeline


The tentative timeline for the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Internship is as follows (dates subject to change): 


  • December 2, 2019: Application will be available.
  • February 3, 2020: Application deadline.
  • Late February 2020: Applicants are notified of acceptance.
  • June 1, 2020: First day of the internship
  • August 7, 2020: Last day of the internship.

For detailed information and instructions, please view our 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Internship timeline.

 

Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Housing


The Summer Undergraduate Research Internship does not offer any housing placements directly through our program. However, we have partnered with local institutions to provide some summer options for those who may not be from the Houston metropolitan area. For details, please view the Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Housing Options.  

Application Questions


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Thank you for your interest in our internship, and best of luck to you.

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Caring Teens Volunteer Program for High School Students


The Caring Teens Volunteer Program is a volunteer opportunity for high school students to serve at Houston Methodist during the summer. A full description for the Caring Teen Volunteer Program, as well as their application, can be found at their site. Please note that the Caring Teens Volunteer Program is for non-research volunteers only.

 
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