The Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunities Program
The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine announces opportunities for pre-med, medical, and undergraduate students to apply to work on cancer research projects during the summer of 2014. On-line application will be available on January 1st, 2014.
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Eligibility: Current pre-medical students, medical students, or undergraduate students intending to pursue graduate (i.e., MD or PhD) training
Dates of summer program: May 27 - August 2, 2014 (10 weeks)
Hours: 40 hours per week (depending on project)
Location: In the research/academic office of the project Principal Investigator
Online application website: http://www2.siteman.wustl.edu/studentsubmission/Home.aspx
The application process requires a cover letter, as well as the following:
An online application form, which requires:
- A personal statement describing why you would like the opportunity to work on a cancer research project
- An updated resume
- Two references letters (on institution stationery)
- College transcript(s) (university seal NOT required)
In the application, identify the type of project on which you would ideally like to work (e.g., laboratory research, clinical research, or population-based research as well as any specific cancer type (e.g., breast cancer, prostate cancer, leukemia, etc.). Also, specify any relevant skills or experience that you may have (e.g. laboratory experience, computer skills, statistical knowledge, relevant course work, etc.).
This information is also on our website at this address: http://www.siteman.wustl.edu/ContentPage.aspx?id=254
Deadline: March 1, 2014
Please e-mail questions to Theresa Waldhoff at email@example.com
All successful applications will be reviewed and matched to research opportunities available within the Siteman Cancer Center. All applicants will receive status notification by April 1, 2014.
For answers to frequently asked questions regarding this program, click here.