Why Should You Participate?

Benefits include:

  • Gain research training and experience that will make you more competitive for medical school, graduate school, other summer research programs, and M.D./Ph.D. Programs
  • Become familiar with UNMC and its faculty, students and programs
  • The UNMC faculty will get to know you and your potential
  • Explore your personal motivation for a career in medicine and biomedical research
  • Discover all of the exciting research going on at UNMC
  • Present your research project in a professional session
  • Understand how discoveries made in the laboratory are translated into new methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human disease
  • Learn that research is fun and rewarding
  • AND, earn money to do it. You will receive a stipend of $3,000 for approximately 10 weeks of participation.