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    University of Colorado Cancer Center: Cancer Research Experience for Undergraduates


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Career Clusters: Health Science, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    Through the University of Colorado Cancer Center's Cancer Research Experience for Undergraduates (CREU), every summer 23 college undergraduate students are given the opportunity to spend ten weeks in our laboratories at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The goal of the program is to engage scientific curiosity in the next generation of scientists, challenging qualified college undergraduates to consider a cancer-related career in the future.

    Fellowships are open to:

    Currently enrolled college undergraduates – including seniors. Minority and disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply

    You must be a US citizen to apply


    What to know about the Cancer Research Experience for Undergraduates:

    All activities are subject to whether the campus is under Covid restrictions or not.

    Fellows work full-time for approximately ten weeks during the summer from June 1 – August 4, 2022. 

    Fellows may not combine their research work with other significant work commitments or daytime class work.

    Stipends are paid in monthly installments through direct deposit as fellows complete their program requirements. A housing allowance may be provided on an as-needed basis. Housing options will be sent to accepted trainees. 

    A Facebook page of admitted students will be set up in the Spring. You may also find a roommate there. 

    Fellows must commit to completing program requirements, including attending orientation and weekly lectures and events, writing a project proposal, and presenting a final poster at the poster session. Students who cannot attend the poster session are required to write a final paper.