Minnesota students: Apply for research training through CTSI’s summer research career development programs

Published by CTSI on December 21, 2018

CTSI will provide up to 10 undergraduate students and up to 10 doctoral-level and early-Predoc students opportunities in its summer 2019 research career development programs.

undergraduate studentThe programs provide training through a structured core curriculum, mentored research projects, weekly seminars, and a final poster presentation. Funding is also awarded to outstanding poster presentations, so researchers can travel to present their research at a scientific conference.

Research program for undergraduate students

Students from populations underrepresented in research are encouraged to apply for CTSI’s Pathways to Research Program (PReP).  

The program is designed to give scholars knowledge, skills, and experience in translational science and health equity research, so they can begin or advance their research career.

Selected candidates will receive a stipend of $480/week for full-time engagement between June 3 and Aug. 23. Students enrolled in any undergraduate program in the state of Minnesota or undergraduates with a Minnesota connection from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply by Noon, Monday, February 4, 2019.

View PReP program details and apply

Research program for doctoral-level health sciences students

In addition, CTSI’s Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP) is now accepting applications from University of Minnesota doctoral-level and early-Predoc health sciences students interested in research.

Selected candidates will receive a stipend of $560/week for 8-12 weeks between June 3 and Aug. 23.

Applications are due by Noon, Monday, February 11, 2019. Applicants from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

View A-PReP program details and apply

About CTSI career development programs

The PReP and A-PReP programs are two of CTSI’s seven career development programs that provide training and education to advance researchers through the career development pipeline. CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed) core has trained more than 200 faculty, students and research professionals since 2011.

Related: CTSI A-PReP Scholar awarded national Young Investigator Award in Integrative Medicine and Health 

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