Subject: Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP)
The Nemours Biomedical Research Department is proud to announce an exciting,
funded, summer research opportunity for your students!
The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP) is accepting
applications for funded Summer Research Scholar positions in our Summer 2021
program. NSURP is a 10-week, full-time program that offers opportunities
consisting of laboratory-based, translational, and clinical biomedical
research projects. The available positions are located at three Nemours
A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. From the DE site,
there are occasionally projects
based at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.
Nemours Children’s Specialty Care in Jacksonville, FL
Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, FL
The location of each project is specified in the project abstracts, available
in the link below.
Online applications: Accepted December 1, 2020 through January 15, 2021. All
letters of reference must be received by 11:59 PM EST on January 31, 2021 for
consideration by the selection committee; applications lacking letters of
reference after January 31st will be considered incomplete.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the time
of application, a US citizen or legal permanent resident, and have a college
GPA of 3.2 or higher. Applicants should also have interest in research,
medicine, healthcare, science, public health, or related fields.
Program information: Program dates are June 1 through August 6, 2021. During
the program, Nemours clinical and research faculty will guide students
through the process of formulating and testing hypotheses, interpreting data,
and communicating results, while working on active research projects.
Available projects vary each year. Training is provided on human subjects
protection, animal welfare, responsible conduct of research, and research
ethics. Program activities include a student-focused seminar series,
undergraduate-oriented journal club, and opportunities for shadowing
(in-person program only) and engagement in other educational programs. All
students present their research project and findings to the community via
poster sessions and oral presentations. Family and friends are invited to
attend these events.
Additional information and the online application are available at:
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