Thank you for inquiring about research in the Department of Emergency Medicine. All research in The Department of Emergency Medicine is filtered through a program called the Emergency Medicine Academic Research Internship. This program is a joint program between UNMC's Department of Emergency Medicine and UNO's Department of Biochemistry. Chosen applicants will spend a minimum of 240 hours working on various research projects in the Department of Emergency Medicine.
The Department of Emergency Medicine has research projects that cover a broad range of topics. Areas of studies range from basic research into the mechanisms of human diseases, to clinical investigations evaluating various aspects of treatments. Students will interact with faculty members and researchers in the laboratory or clinical setting throughout the project. Students are selected for these competitive positions by the Department on the basis of academic achievement, motivation, mutual interest in research areas and availability.
- Complete online application
- Submit a one page essay including:
- Your long-range career goals
- How you believe a research experience will assist you in your career
- Any prior research experience you have had
- Your expectations of the Academic Research Internship
- Submit a transcript from the college(s)/university(s) you have attended (this can be an unofficial copy); this copy must contain your legal name.
- Submit a resume including education, experience, and extracurricular activities.
- Submit at least one letter of reference from a faculty member at the institution you are currently attending.
Additional letters will be accepted from previous references.
For steps 2-6 please e-mail information to email@example.com after you have already submitted the online application.
Expectations for Students
If accepted to the Academic Research Internship program, you are committing to:
- Work a minimum of 240 hours throughout the rotation period.
- Attend enrichment lectures offered by the Director of the Program and Program coordinators.
- You will not be able to request flexibility to regular work hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) for any purpose during the program. Schedules and hours worked depend on the research study you are participating in.
- Additional time off of the program must be presented to the program director during the interview process.
- The program culminates with a mandatory written research proposal. This proposal will be worth 25% of the student’s grade.
- There will be other various assignments/quizzes students will be required to complete throughout the program.
- You agree to undergo an all-inclusive background check, once offered a position in this program.
- All students are required to complete compliance training, even if you were at UNMC last year.
- All selected students must complete Human Rights training "CITI," prior to their first day on campus.
Fees and Payment
There is a one-time processing fee for all students that are accepted into the ARI program of $ 75.00, this is due prior to all paperwork being started to enroll the student. The Department of Emergency Medicine will not provide any stipend to students accepted to the program.
No funds for housing or transportation are available for this program
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