Resources of the Month

  1. South County Internships
    Deadline: Nov. 24th

ABOUT: South County Hospital offers internships in the following non-clinical areas: communications/marketing, business/finance, case management, materials management, infection prevention and control, performance improvement, cancer care, patient experience, surgical services, or human resources. They welcome interns who are receiving course credit through a college, university or technical/training program.  Internships typically involve a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week for the course of a semester.

For more info: Visit http://www.southcountyhealth.org/Volunteering/VolunteeringOverview/Internships.aspx

  1. ISL Volunteer Abroad
    Deadline: n/a

ABOUT: The International Service Learning has been leading groups of volunteers into 12 different countries for over 22 years. Groups provide essential community and medical services for those in need. There are three programs available for volunteers; medical, enrichment and adventure. All of which provide help to people in need in different ways. The medical program has groups for optometry, dentistry and veterinary, medical, global health, nursing, pharmacy, and more.

For more info: Check out the website http://www.islonline.org. Many of the most recent trips will be this summer.

  1. Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program
    Deadline: Jan 9th

ABOUT: The University of Pennsylvania is offering a program for minority undergrad students with a 3.0 GPA. The program includes MCAT prep, Biomedical research, and interaction with medical school faculty and students. The program lasts 10 weeks from May 31st– August 4th a $3,500 stipend plus room and board will be provided.

For more info: http://www.med.upenn.edu/pcedher/pre-med.html for any questions or concerns contact (215)-898-3492 or email Jessicai@mail.med.upenn.edu

  1. (NOAA)
    Deadline: Jan 31st 

ABOUT: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is offering scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in, or related to biology, chemistry, oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and many more. The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study during the 9-month academic year and a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) scholarship programs.

For more info: For the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship visit: http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship

  1. Summer Training as Research Scholars
    Deadline: Feb 15th

ABOUT: STaRS is a 10 week summer program at Boston University designed specifically for the enhancement of skills required for successful entrance to a graduate program or an MD/PhD program in the biomedical sciences. STaRS offers motivated and academically talented kids the opportunity to confirm a strong interest in doctoral studies. Minimum GPA is a 3.0, previous research is recommended but not required.

For more Info: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/gms/admissions/stars/

  1. (SURFO)
    Deadline: Feb 21st

ABOUT: The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO) program is a 10-week research experience designed primarily for science, math and engineering students who will have just completed their junior year. The program can include lab work, data analysis, instrumentation development, dynamical modeling, or a research cruise.

For more info: For more about the program, deadlines, and application materials, visit http://surfo.gso.uri.edu/~surfo/index.html

  1. UMass Summer Undergraduate Research
    Deadline: Mar 10th

ABOUT: This program is a 10 week research program designed to provide participants in-depth exposure to actual bio medical research. Participants will create career-building connections between researchers, post docs, graduate students, and peers. A stipend of $4000, transportation to and from campus, and travel and housing is provided by the program.

For more info: http://www.umassmed.edu/schoolservices/prematriculation/srp

  1. The Minority Science Writers Internship
    Deadline: February 1st

ABOUT: The Minority Science Writers Internship Program is for undergraduates who are interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. In addition to improving their skills, the program seeks to make a dent in the demographics of the profession: Interns receive a weekly stipend as well as the cost of a round-trip ticket to and from Washington, D.C. The internship runs from early June to mid-August. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate academic program at the time they submit their application.

For more info: Visit https://www.aaas.org/mswi/apply?et_rid=56178058&et_cid=975264

  1. Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship
    Deadline: March 7th

ABOUT: The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. Over 2,800 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study or intern abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need.

For more info: Visit http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program#.WCyWX_krKM8