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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at Cincinnati Children’sLocation: Cincinnati, OH
Agency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Due Date: February 1, 2017
Description: As a SURF Program participant you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in one of our cutting-edge laboratories, working under the supervision of our world-renowned research faculty and taking full advantage of the opportunities available in a professional research environment. You will also have the opportunity to take research-oriented training courses and participate in research seminars, journal clubs, career days and a research poster competition. The program is 10 weeks long, and students can start the program on either May 26th or June 1st depending on their availability and the approval of their mentor. Freshman, sophomore and junior undergraduates (with a 3.0 or better GPA) are eligible to apply to the SURF Program. Applicants are encouraged to specify their areas of research interest and / or specific mentors they wish to work with. The stipend for summer 2015 is approximately $4,000. Housing is available at the University of Cincinnati which is a short shuttle bus ride from the Academic Health Center. In addition to lab work and class time, you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of cultural and social activities throughout the summer. You might go on a canoe trip or to a Cincinnati Reds game, spend a day at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden or Kings Island, see a concert at Riverbend Music Center, or see a play at the Aronoff Center, Playhouse in the Park or Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. If you wish to apply to the program you must complete the online application, send a resume, one letter of recommendation and an official credits transcript.
Contact InformationContact: Karen Steffen
Web Site: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/research/surf/program/