Summer Research Opportunities

High School Student Summer Research

Summer research opportunities are offered to attract promising young people to cardiovascular research. A limited number of students have an opportunity to sample research as a possible career by spending the summer months working in the laboratory of one of the faculty members. Students accepted for this program are awarded a $500 per month stipend for the three-month summer period. Interested students should apply directly to the faculty member in whose laboratory they would like to work. See the description of faculty research areas.

Undergraduate Student Summer Research

Undergraduate students considering careers in physiology or other laboratory science are offered opportunities to spend the summer doing research in one of the laboratories of the Department. Each student will work on a project and will display the results in a poster session at the end of the summer. Students are paid a stipend of $3,000 for the summer period. In order to be considered for this program students must submit applications, letters of reference, 1 page essay and UNOFFICIAL transcripts. For additional information, fill out and submit the form requesting information about undergraduate student summer research.

Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents to apply.

Please send 1 page essay, reference letters and copies of UNOFFICIAL transcripts to:
Kim Kavan
Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology
95850 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5850