Spring 2019

Expanding your Horizions

Share your passion for STEM!  Presenters and group leaders are needed and this is your chance to be a role model and mentor.  240 middle and high school girls will visit MSU March 30th.  for more information go to: ato.montana.edu/EYH, or call Nicole at 994-6633.

Summer 2019

Leadership Alliance

The Leadership Alliance offers opportunities to underrepresented minorities and Pell-eligible/rural/first generation students who are considering careers in research or academia.  MSU is one only twenty membership institutions designated to participate n the Leadership Alliance Summer Research - Early Identification program. Paid summer research experiences are available at Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Princeton and University of Colorado

Information sessions will be held on the following dates, Wednesday, January 16, 12:30-1:30, SUB 168 and Tuesday, January 22, 4:00-5:00pm, SUB 168.


University of Washington - Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

Geared for undergraduate first year and sophomore students interested in careers in health who come from:

  • Underrepresented
  • Disadvantaged and/or
  • 1st Generation backgrounds

Applications open December 1

Nora Coronado

Director of Community Partnerships and Development

University of Washington School of Medicine

Email: ncorona@uw.edu

Website: mycedi.org


Children's Hospital Colorado - Orthopedic Research Summer Internship

Program Overview

Each year, the Musculoskeletal REsearch Center (MRC) and Center for Gait and Movement Analysis (CGMA) of Children's Hospital Colorado offer summer internship positions to undergraduates or recent college graduates.  Chosen applicants will participate in a 10-week clinical research or biomechanical engineering internship, June 11 to August 23, 2019.  A modest compensation will be provided.

Description of MRC/CGMA Internship

Interns will work with clinicians (including physicians, PA's, PT's, athletic trainiers, nurse practitioners, prosthetists, etc), engineers and researchers.  Research activities include literature review, chart reviews, data collection and preparation of manuscripts. This encompasses problem solving nad optimizing technological tools.  Interns will also have opportunities to shadow various clinical professionals and attend relevant lectures.  Qualifications expected of applicants include proficiency in writing and a general understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology. Research experiance is preferred but not required.

Application and Timeline

Applications are due no later than Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11:59pm MST

For application requirements go to: www.coloradomrc.org.  Questions can be emailed to MRC@ChildrensColorado.org.


University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Summer Research program

This summer program supports undergraduate students who are interested in cardivasular research.  Any undergraduate student who is curently enrolled at any degree granting University or College is eligible to apply for this opportunity, with preference given to students interested in a career in research.  The application is now open and the deadline for submission is January 31, 2019.

Program Description

Each student will be matched, based on his or her interests, to a laboratory that is led by a faculty member of the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center. 

The stipend will be $4,000 for ten weeks of full-time work, starting the Tuesday after Memorial Day and ending around the first wek of August.  More information about the program as well as the link to the application can be found here: www.tinyurl.com/fcvcsummerfellowship.


 NIH - National Intsitute on Drug Abuse Summer Internship

The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program introduces undergraduate students from underrepresented populations to substance abuse research through internships with NIDA scientists at universities across the United States.  The experience may include laboratory expieriments, formal courses, data collection and annalysis, patient recruitment and interviews, manuscript preparation, literature reviews and library research.Internships include a paid 8 week intensive, hands-on substance and addition research experience that provides students with opportunity to gain  an uncerstanding of the research process.  Additional information can be found hereApplication Deqadline: February 11, 2019.


Des Moines University - Health P.A.S.S. Program

This 3 week program is a great way to prepare for and anhance your application for medical or health professions school.  It includes GRE/MCAT prep & interview prep, shadowing, cultural competency course and graduate lectures, hands-on-experiences,.

Preference is given to applicants in any of the following categories: economically disadvantaged, educationally disadvantaged, under-represented minority. The application deadline is February 15.  For more information go to: Health P.A.S.S. Program.