Results Through Rehabilitation & Research
The Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) invites interested and qualified undergraduate students to apply to our undergraduate summer student research program (SSRP). The purpose of this program is to give students interested in pursuing a career in biomedical sciences the opportunity to conduct cutting edge research. Interested students are expected to meet the following minimum criteria:
This program will provide students with "hands-on" research experience as well as exposure to and participation in introductory and professional level seminars.Weekly BMRI seminars invite experts in the field of neurobiology from around the world to present their current research. In addition, BMRI faculty will conduct a weekly seminar for summer students. These seminars will concentrate on each faculty's area of expertise and give students ample opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussions, both pertaining to individual research topics and to the larger topics of careers and opportunities in biomedical research.
Participants can expect considerable direct interaction with their faculty mentors on a project related to neural repair and rehabilitation. This 10-week program will run from June 3rd through August 9th. Students will also need to be available the week prior to the start of the program for health screening. Trainees will receive a stipend of $3,500, which will begin starting July 1st. Housing and transportation are not provided and are the responsibility of each trainee.
The deadline for completed applications is April 19, 2013. Student will be notified by May 1st if they have been accepted.
In addition, applicants must download the recommendation form and ensure that two recommendation letters are sent in support of their application. Recommendation letters must also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline date.
Both a transcript and resume should accompany the completed application form. An unofficial, student version of your transcript is acceptable. Applicants with incomplete application material will not be considered.
All interested applicants are welcome to contact the program coordinator with any questions regarding this process.
Dianna Willis, Ph.D.