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Pre-Health Summer Opportunities


This list includes opportunities in the Pre-Health concentrations which are Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dental, Pre-Optometry, and Pre-Physical Therapy. 

National Institutes of Health provides Summer Internships in Biomedical Research, located in Washington D.C. and Baltimore, MD 

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry has opportunities to participate in research relating to exposure and disease registries, health investigations, public health assessments, toxicological profiles, emergency response, and health education, located in the Atlanta, GA 

Baylor College of Medicine has the Summer Medical And Research Training (SMART) Program, located in Houston, TX 

Center for Disease Control (CDC)  provides links to intern and research opportunities sponsored by CDC, various locations 

Vanderbilt University Department of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites undergraduate students to perform research during the summer at Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, TN

Harvard Medical School sponsors a 10 week Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program with opportunities in a variety biological and biomedical sciences. 

Health Related Summer Opportunities This site list a wide variety of summer opportunities in health related fields.

Summer Institute in Anatomy at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  The Institute will offer a four week Human Anatomy course on the campus of the JHU School of Medicine in Baltimore.

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center  The purpose of the program is to interest and challenge qualified college students in biomedical research as it relates to cancer. 

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine offers two summer programs for undergraduate students interested in medicine and biomedical sciences.

The Office of Admissions at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School invites you to participate in a Summer Clinical Internship Program for undergraduates interested in careers in medicine. 

University of Pittsburgh Carnegie Mellon The Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a 10-week summer research and enrichment program for 
underrepresented minority students interested in careers as physician scientists. 

Johns Hopkins University The fourth annual summer course in Human Anatomy for Undergraduates.  The course will run for four weeks in June, and will include lectures and demonstrations using human cadavers.

University of California, San Francisco Summer Research Training Program is a 10-week summer research and professional development program for students interested in careers as researchers and physician-scientists.

Mayo Graduate School Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. A career in biomedical research is not for everyone, but if you...Love science, always want to know WHY, not just what, enjoy tough problems that just don't seem to want to be solved, want to contribute to new medical breakthroughs and get a thrill out of discovery, then a career as a PH.D. or M.D.-PH.D scientist might be for you.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  The Summer Undergraduate Research Program(SURP) of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the University of Texas Medical Branch(UTMB) is designed to provide stimulating hands-on research experience for undergraduate students considering graduate education in biomedical sciences.

University of Pittsburgh Summer Premed Program.  This program, open to high school graduates and college students, is designed specifically to prepare and support minority students who wish to pursue careers in the field of medicine.

The Summer Medical Education Program, is a free (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer medical school preparatory program offering eligible students intensive and personalized medical school preparation.

Arizona Heart Foundation sponsoring a Cardiovascular Summer Student Program.  There is no participation cost, but the students must be responsible for their own housing and food.

Minority Summer Opportunities Pre-Health Outreach Programs at East Tennessee State University's Quillen College of Medicine   Science Enrichment is a six week program for students who are in the process of taking the professional school prerequisites.  Our Program pipelines offer college level programs for disadvantaged and African -American students interested in health professional schools.

Summer Clinical Internships Program for undergraduates at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The program and application can be found at this website.

Summer Research Internship, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Interested in poverty research? Learn basic research in impoverished urban neighborhoods and gain practical experience conducting field research with adolescents living in impoverished urban neighborhoods.

Sibs, Summer in Biomedical Science Undergraduate Research Program is open to sophomore and junior undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences.

NCEH/ATSDR is hosting a ten week paid summer internship for undergraduate students that are passionate about the environment.  At the National Center for environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and disease Registry, we hope to inspire student to gain awareness of the fascinating field of environmental health.  This opportunity is for rising juniors and seniors that are majoring in environmental studies and related fields.

Exciting summer research opportunity at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School for your underrepresented minority undergraduate juniors and seniors or first year medical students.  Students are invited to join us for 8 weeks to engage in basic, clinical or translational research projects under the supervision of BWH and Harvard Medical School faculty advisors.

The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine will again host the SURF program. The SURF program provides a wide variety of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students interested inc careers in medicine or biomedical research

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine undergraduate research opportunities. Research programs at the School of Medicine, University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, MetroHealth, medical Center and Cleveland Clinic.

The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine will again host the Summer Scholars Program.

Summer Research Programs at Washington University-Biological Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMedRAP; Cell & Developmental Biology Research Apprenticeship Program  (CD-BioRAP); and the AMGEN Scholars Program.

Last Updated: 06/07/2016