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Summer Undergraduate Internship in Clinical and Translational Science

The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania offers a Summer Undergraduate Internship Program. The program provides mentored experiences in clinical and translational research to students from Bryn Mawr College, Franklin & Marshall College, Haverford College, Lincoln University, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Internships are 10 weeks in duration and start June 2. The program supports 12 internships. Preference will be given to students finishing their sophomore or junior year; however, students finishing their freshman year will be considered as well. Internships will be carried out at the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, The Wistar Institute, Monell Center, and University of the Sciences. Stipends are $3,900; full housing supplements are provided to those who wish to use Penn housing. The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014.

The description of the program and application can be accessed through: http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/ctsa/suicts_overview.shtml

The CTSA also provides the portal for application to the Conte Center Undergraduate Research Scholars Program for students who are especially interested in research relating to schizophrenia. The Conte program supports an additional two internships. A description of the program is provided at the above website.

Questions regarding the CTSA and Conte internships can be directed to Dr. David R. Manning at

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