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Location: University of Texas
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) Summer Research Experience (SRE)
is designed for undegraduate, graduate, and health profession students
interested in cancer prevention research. This competitive summer
internship is supported by a training grant award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and is among a
collective of over 10 summer programs participating in the MD Anderson Summer Experience.
The CPRTP SRE is supported by a curriculum of mentored research,
educational, and career development activities. Under the guidance and
mentorship of faculty within the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences (DCPPS),
students are immersed in emerging science and cutting-edge
technologies; interact with faculty and other summer interns; explore
the possibility of a career in science; and engage in a robust
curriculum of seminars in cancer prevention, career development, and
scientific communication. Participants are expected to participate full-time for 10-weeks from
May 5 through August 7, 2020.
Interested students must complete an online application by
January 16, 2020 Application Requirements: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and legally approved to be
in the United States during the entire length of the summer program. Must have one of the following designations for the fall semester of the program year:
-Undergraduate junior or Undergraduate senior
-Medical or Pharm.D. students
Must be enrolled in a degree program at a degree-granting United States institution, during both the spring and fall semesters of the program year (including postbacs) and must show proof of enrollment for the spring semester of the program year Must have an interest in cancer prevention reflected within the personal statement Students transitioning to graduate, medical, or an advanced degree program during the fall semester of the program year must provide: 1) proof of application OR 2) proof of acceptance into a medical, graduate, or degree-granting program in the form of an acceptance letter. This applies to students who will graduate in the May prior to the start of the summer program