Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Trainee Program
The Summer Research Trainee Program is a mandatory eight weeks in length. Students will 2009 SRTP Student PROfileClick here for 2009 students profilebe paired with a preceptor who will work closely with them, providing guidance and instruction in techniques necessary to address current problems in science and medicine. The student will participate in a new or ongoing project and assume increasing independence during the course of the program. Students will be expected to:
A stipend of $ 4,000.00 is provided. Although housing is not provided by the program, our office facilitates lodging arrangements.
The program is open to underrepresented in medicine students who have completed at least three years of college and/or first and second year medical students. Exceptions are possible for sophomores with advanced laboratory experience.
Underrepresented in medicine (URM) for the purpose of this program are those individuals belonging to a particular ethnic or racial group which has been considered by the National Institute of Health to be underrepresented in biomedical research; these include Latino/ Hispanic, African-American/Black, Native American, Native Hawaiian and Alaskan Natives.
Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. No prior research experience is necessary.
The deadline for completed applications is March 1, 2011. Please complete and mail the SRTP application form and send all the supporting documents to the mailing address listed below. Each application must include:
PART I. SRTP Application form
PART II. Supporting documents, including:
Please note that no incomplete applications will be evaluated/considered for this program. We will inform you of our selection decisions by April 8, 2011. The program starts on Monday, June 13, 2011 and ends on Thursday, August 4, 2011
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