Summer Research Program
2017 EACRI Summer Research program Interns
The Earle A. Chiles Research Institute offers a summer research program for undergraduate students who are seriously considering a career in biomedical sciences. The program offers direct hands-on research experience in one of the institute's research laboratories. The research will be focused on basic science or what is referred to as bench research.
- Length of program: 9 weeks, June 18-August 17, 2018
- Hourly pay: $10.75/hr
- Application due date: March 15, 2018
- Notification date: April 15, 2018
The EACRI Summer Research Program is an intensive nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns will complete an independent research project and present their findings at an Institute-wide poster session.
- Direct hands on research experience in one of the EACRI research laboratories.
- Full day Providence New Employee Orientation
- Institute orientation (laboratory introduction, safety training, facility tour)
- Faculty luncheon.
- Weekly bioinformatics class
- Journal Club (Every other week)
- Weekly lab seminars (Every Friday)
- End of program poster session
Undergraduate freshman, sophomores or juniors who are contemplating a career in biomedically related sciences. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and should have completed at least college-level general biology and/or introductory chemistry.
Students entering into their freshman, sophomore or junior year at a U.S. college or university with a grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) and who are seriously considering a biomedical research career as a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. International students who are attending a U.S. college or university are eligible to apply.
Participants must be able to attend the full summer session (5 days per week, 8:30-5:30pm approx.). Time off will be considered but not necessarily granted.
The applicant must demonstrate a commitment to a serious summer learning experience and an inclination toward research as demonstrated in the application materials.
- A cover letter addressed to Molly Jud introducing yourself and acknowledging a commitment to work the entire 9 weeks of the program.
- A one-page description of your goals, interests and prior research experience. As part of this statement, include a specific response to the question: "What leads you to believe you want to be a scientist?"
- A current transcript.
- One letter of recommendation from research mentors or undergraduate teachers.
Email letter of introduction and application requirements to Molly Jud, 503-215-7896.