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As a gateway for a clinician-scientist career, the Northwestern T35 Summer Research Program for Medical Students aims to offer academically promising medical students from the Feinberg School of Medicine and other schools in the greater Chicago area (Loyola, Chicago, Illinois at Chicago, and Rosalind Franklin) a rich and didactic summer researching basic science or outcomes research in their NIDDK area of interest.

Application Process

Students will be asked to include the following information on their application:

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  • Research Proposal
  • Project Mentor*

We ask that anyone interested in applying for the T35 Summer Research Program reach out to our team to confirm that mentor criteria have been met, and we are open to co-mentorships to meet the NIH funding criteria.*  Once mentor criteria has been confirmed, we welcome your application submission. The link for the application can be found here and at the top of our Application Information page. You will receive an email confirmation of your successful submission. All medical students interested in a physician-scientist career are encouraged to apply, regardless of background. Emails can be sent to [email protected]  for questions and inquires.

*The T35 Program does not match prospective students with mentors. Prospective students must list a confirmed, NIH Funded mentor on their program application. Please reach out to the T35 team with any questions about this requirement.

Selection Process

Applications are reviewed by our selection committee shortly after the close of the application period.  Students will be notified when they can expect a response (usually mid-February).  The selected T35 trainees engage in an onboarding process prior to the summer that includes an onboarding lunch, training modules for IRB and RCR, and an introduction to the pertinent literature by the T35 mentor.

The Program  2024 Program Dates: May 13 - July 12, 2024

The summer program allows the T35 trainees to immerse themselves in their research project with their T35 mentors for 8-10 weeks (May-July). Daily T35 Lectures introduce the trainees to basics skills and knowledge related to performing research followed by lectures from T35 mentors about their NIDDK research and their academic pathway.

Weekly check-ins occur with the Program Director (Dr. Ladner) at the T35 Trainee Meetings allowing for cross-fertilization of trainees, progress reports, and mitigation of roadblocks. Half way through the summer, a NIDDK-funded visiting professor will come for the annual T35 Retreat allowing for a day full of exchanges with the trainees.

The summer will conclude with a poster session where students will present their research to faculty and staff. Ongoing feedback is solicited during the summer for lectures and the program. T35 mentors are evaluated by the trainees at the end of the summer to offer programmatic improvements. A concluding 1-page summary or, preferably, an abstract submission to a national meeting is expected.

Post-Program

T35 trainees are highly encouraged to continue their research with their T35 mentor throughout their medical school tenure. They can even meet their Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) requirements through this program! Ongoing mentorship is provided in bi-annual meetings with the T35 mentor during medical school. Networking opportunities are provided at the Meet-and-Greet, Onboarding Lunch, T35 Retreat, and Poster Session.

The T35 program enjoys the enthusiastic support from the Dean’s Office and participation of leaders from all participating schools, departments, centers, and institutes amongst the diverse T35 Committees.

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Beginning June 19, 2023

Quantitative Biology Undergraduate Summer Research Program

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Participants attended activities such as, weekly workshops covering communication, design, ethics, teamwork, and entrepreneurship; a day trip to a local museum or Argonne National Laboratory; a presentation on applying to graduate school; and other cohort outings.

This program was supported by the NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology and the Northwestern Research Training Grant in Quantitative Biological Modeling. 

Application 

Please follow the link here to the full application instructions.  https://northwestern.edu/quantitativebiologyreu/application/

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Eligibility

To be considered for this program, applicants had to be currently be enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, or junior with demonstrated interests in the life sciences, engineering, mathematics, statistics, or physics. Open to US citizens or permanent residents.

Expectations

  • Participants were expected to spend 37.5 hours a week researching with a participating faculty member’s research group for 8-weeks between June 19 – August 12, 2023. (Dates can be flexible to accommodate your university/college’s spring term/quarter end date and fall term/quarter start date.)
  • Participants agreed not to take on any other research grants for any part of the eight-week period, and must not be enrolled in courses for any part of that period.
  • Participants presented at the end of summer symposium. Presentation options are a 15-minute slide presentation, a 3-minute recorded video, or a poster presentation. Symposium will include program directors, investigators, scholars, and members.

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See an e xample summer program schedule here.

The 2020 Virtual Summer Program Schedule: 2020_Virtual_SURP_Schedule

Student Experience

Read about alumna Annamarie Leske’s experience in blog post, “How to apply to and thrive in quantitative biology REUs”, https://blogs.ams.org/mathmentoringnetwork/

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Example Undergraduate Summer Projects from the 2020 Virtual Program

Recommendations.

Here are a few recommendations to further support your application and your exploration into quantitative biology.

  • During the academic year participate in an independent research project with a faculty member at your home institution.
  • Take online tutorials (e.g. Data Camp , Coursera) and/or basic computer science courses in programming. The most used programming languages are Matlab, R, Python, C++, and Java.
  • For Math majors, take a fundamental course in general, cell, or developmental biology.
  • For Biology majors, take a fundamental course in statistics.

Participating Faculty Mentors

2021 cohort.

Chloe Chen, Carnegie Mellon University Matthew Cummings, University of Dayton Sophie Furlow, Northwestern University Annamarie Leske, North Carolina State University May Nguyen, Northwestern University Matthew Sak, University of Kentucky Mete Yuksel, University of Idaho Isabel Zhong, Northwestern University

2020 Cohort

Nathan Burg, University of Illinois, Chicago Olivia Dunne, University of Chicago Karan Gowda, Northwestern University William He, Northwestern University Brian Hsu, Northwestern University Sean Jordan, University of Maryland Saurav Kiri, New College of Florida Christopher Lee, Northwestern University Rohan Mehra, Rutgers University Kelly Paquin, The Ohio State University Gabriel Petersen, Northwestern University

2019 Cohort

Zachary Crispino, Cornell University Robby Gray, Northwestern University Christina Goss, Northwestern University Iurii Gurkov, Hunter College CUNY Alain Kangabire, Northwestern University Zayn Kayali, University of Wisconsin – Madison Sanheet Kodimala, Northwestern University Wenjie Li, Washington University St Louis Angelica Lopez, University of Wisconsin – Madison Sophia Nehs, University of Wisconsin – Madison Nathan White, Northwestern University Zihan Wu, Northwestern University

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As an undergraduate at Northwestern, not only do you have the option to engage in scholarly research, regardless of your school, but your options for undergraduate research are almost endless. Here’s where it’s taken six of our undergraduates.

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I’m working on a research project to develop the chemical vapor deposition of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides for applications in nanoscale photonics and solid-state devices.”

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I recently had an Undergraduate Research Grant to research indigenous language maintenance within the Lepcha community of India. My research advisor is helping me put my research into the bigger picture of language revitalization work.”

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Stephanie Wilson

I’m working in a lab with Dr. Beverly Wright. I am being considered a peer among faculty members. It's an amazing opportunity to get started on research very early in my undergraduate experience.”

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I worked with a professor to research and edit a textbook on social media. Also, I spent several quarters working with the professor who founded “The Youth Project,” a Medill-run publication centered on issues of social justice.”

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Below are the typical SROP programmatic components required of students throughout the summer. Due to the full-time commitment of research and activities, we do not recommend SROP participants take on additional internships or outside employment.

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Our Summertime Chi event takes place midway through the summer as an experience for our SROP cohort to meet current Northwestern graduate students in a casual and social setting.

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As the summer closes out, all SROP participants will be required to present their research at the SROP Research Symposium. This event includes oral and poster presentations by the cohort, as well as keynote speakers from The Graduate School administration. Faculty, staff, and current students from the Northwestern community and neighboring universities are invited to engage with the presentations.  

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Research experiences for undergraduates: summer 2023.

Posted January 10, 2023

Deadline: 12:00am, February 1, 2023

Our Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program provides students with the opportunity to pursue an astrophysics-based interdisciplinary research project in collaboration with Northwestern University faculty in:

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The program includes computer programming and science communication workshops, research talks, educational excursions, and a $5400 stipend (over nine weeks).

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Summer undergraduate research awards.

The Biomedical Engineering Department is providing support for undergraduate research in the Summer of 2024.  Awards of $4750 will be extended on a competitive basis.

These grants will support BME students in immersive, full-time, 9-week summer research experiences within BME faculty labs.  The award money is allocated for student support and not toward research expenses. To encourage deep involvement in research, supported students will be expected to extend their research experience into the following academic year by enrolling in one or more BME 499 and continuing their research.  Students are expected to be involved in the lab from June 9–August 9 (9 weeks).

The online application is available here .  You must submit a summer undergraduate research proposal and have the support of a BME faculty member.  

Acceptance for this program will be rolling so you are encouraged to submit your application early. We expect applications to close by April 1, 2024.

You may submit the same undergraduate research proposal for a Northwestern Undergraduate Research Grant (URG) and/or a McCormick Summer Research Award and are encouraged to do so.

Michael Jaharis Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Supported by a generous gift from the Jaharis Family Foundation, there is additional support for one undergraduate student to engage in summer research as the Michael Jaharis Undergraduate Research Fellow.  Applications are welcome across the range of pharmaceutical sciences including, but not limited to: cell and viral based therapeutics, immunoengineering, regulatory science, and advances in gene and drug delivery.  Financial support is $4700 for 9 weeks of research and is intended to support the student and not be used for research expenses.

Applications are through the same system as for the BME SURA program.  Please mention in your application that you would like to be considered for the Michael Jaharis Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

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Our medical students who seek to do research in kidney and diabetes-related disease at UC San Diego can receive stipend support from our institution to do so in the summer, through 2 collaborative National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research training programs.

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Columbia Global (CG) is now accepting applications for the Columbia Global Internship Program . We are inviting Columbia University undergraduate and graduate students to apply to participate in a multidisciplinary training initiative that will contribute to CG-specific initiatives that support social impact here in New York City and around the world. Please share this opportunity with potential candidates in your networks who could benefit from this experience. We are accepting applications for summer positions until April 21, 2024.

CG interns will work alongside experts, faculty, and other academics to engage in the design, implementation and/or evaluation of CG strategy, programs or operations under the ongoing mentorship of CG experts and staff. This paid opportunity is open to students enrolled in any school within Columbia University and can be structured in alignment with various School or Program practicum requirements. Interns will be paid $20-21.50 per hour.

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The Department of Economics is excited to announce our Summer Research Project for the upcoming year! Selected students will have collaborate with a faculty member on a research project during the summer months. Eligible participants will receive a $500 scholarship award in the Fall semester, along with a Certificate of Completion upon finishing the project.

Eligibility :  Rising seniors and juniors in Economics will have priority in the matching process, with class level determining final selection. Each project listed below outlines the necessary skills and abilities required for successful completion.

Please note that due to financial aid regulations or immigration laws, some students may not be eligible for the scholarship award but are still encouraged to participate on a voluntary basis.

Application :   Take a look at the available project options and select up to three that align with your interests and skills. Complete the online application using your VT PID, accessible through the link below. You will also be asked to upload a resume (PDF) and your unofficial transcript.

All applications must be completed by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, April 30.

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Evaluating the impact of state-funded voucher programs on the composition of students in private schools - brianna felegi, project title: evaluating the impact of state-funded voucher programs on the compsition of students in private schools professor:  brianna felegi ( e-mail ) brief description: the goal of this project is to understand how the adoption of state-funded private school voucher programs alters the composition of students attending private schools along race, income, and achievement dimensions. using data from the national center of education statistics’ private school universe survey, the research assistant will create a national dataset that tracks changes in enrollment in private schools. additionally, the research assistant will gather data on which states have instituted private school voucher programs to allow for the comparison across states with and without these programs. i hope that by completing this project, the research assistant will have a greater understanding of how private school voucher programs operate in the united states, how they’ve impacted the educational landscape of participating states and whether changes in enrollment composition have translated to impacts on the number and types of teachers working in private schools. work location: may work remotely required skill set: have taken econ 3254 / econ 4304 and/or is comfortable using computer software to perform data analysis (stata (most preferred), r or python), changes in us semiconductor production in the context of global value chain transformation - suqin ge, project title:  changes in us semiconductor production in the context of global value chain transformation professor:  suqin ge ( e-mail ) brief description: semiconductor chips are the brains of modern electronics. the semiconductor industry was valued at $526.8 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $1.21 trillion by 2029 with a compound annual growth rate (cagr) of 10.86%. even though the us remains the leader in designing chips, the manufacturing or fabrication of most logic and memory chips has pivoted towards east asia since the 2010s. in fact, east asia has already accounted for over 80 percent of worldwide integrated circuits (ic) fabrication capacity. as the global value chain transforms, the us should implement streamlined regulatory processes, targeted investments in research and development, and strategic partnerships with industry leaders to accelerate its ic industry and enhance its competitive position. to achieve this overarching goal, it is imperative to understand the dynamics and future trends of the semiconductor industry. therefore, in this project, we aim to develop a comprehensive model of the us semiconductor industry and create a predictive model for the future geography and capacity of the semiconductor industry. work location: may work remotely required skill set: data analytics, time management, attention to details, integrating neural networks into statistical testing - ali habibnia, project title: integrating neural networks into statistical testing professor:  ali habibnia ( e-mail ) brief description: the rapid advancement in machine learning, particularly in neural networks, presents a unique opportunity to develop innovative statistical tests that could enhance the robustness and accuracy of data analysis across various scientific domains. this research aims to design and validate new statistical tests based on neural networks, specifically focusing on problems where traditional methods falter due to assumptions about data distribution or the presence of high-dimensional spaces. we will begin by exploring how neural networks can model complex, nonlinear relationships in datasets to perform hypothesis testing and parameter estimation. key phases will include the literature review for related works and development of the tests, followed by simulation studies to compare their performance against traditional statistical methods. work location: may work remotely required skill set: intermediate python programming and time series analysis, altruism and health externalities from the covid-19 pandemic - xu lin, project title:  altruism and health externalities from the covid-19 pandemic professor: xu lin ( e-mail ) brief description: altruism arises when the payoff of other people becomes a factor in an individual’s utility function. many experimental and field studies show that people are altruistic instead of selfish. social preferences such as altruism facilitate cooperative behaviors in a society and the internalization of various externalities, including the unprecedented health externalities generated by the covid-19 pandemic. altruistic individuals care about the infection risk of their peers and internalize the consequences of their actions, thus may help flatten the infection curve. this project plans to investigate the interplay of altruism, social interactions, health externalities and public health policy interventions during the outbreak and development of the pandemic. in this 2-month summer project, we would like to hire a research assistant to collect the relevant individual and regional gps tracking mobility and health related data, at various levels including county/city, msa and country levels. work location:  may work remotely required skill set: excel - required stata - preferred, financial calculators project - mark liu, project title: financial calculators project professor: mark liu ( e-mail ) brief description: most personal finance decisions can be reduced into calculators. this summer project will center around the creation of such calculators. the student will work on creating calculation spreadsheets on excel on various financial scenarios: mortgage loans, mortgage refinance, retirement planning, educational finance and return, etc. a successful candidate to work on this project will need strong analytical & quantitative skills along with a working knowledge of microsoft excel. preference will be given to those with computer programming backgrounds. work location: may work remotely required skill set: strong analytical, quantitative and excel skills, the biological standard of living and communal property ownership: evidence from the amana society of iowa - melinda miller, project title: the biological standard of living and communal property ownership:  evidence from the amana society of iowa professor: melinda miller ( e-mail ) brief description: in economies with private property and limited redistribution, people may choose to opt into intentional or utopian communities to pursue economic equality. the community of true inspiration, which was incorporated as the amana society of iowa from 1859 until 1932, is notable for the duration of its commitment to a communal way of life. they separated themselves from the broader market economy while practicing traditional handicrafts and farming, operating several mills, dining in communal kitchens, and disavowing private property. amana provides a unique opportunity to study the standard of living in a communal society that existed within the broader market economy. documenting the standard of living during amana’s communal era is difficult, and this project will focus on the biological standard of living to better understand amana’s economic status. the heights and weights of men born in amana and iowa will be collected from the world war ii fourth registration, more commonly known as the “old man’s draft.” although this data is partially entered, a research assistant will focus on preparing the data for analysis. work location: may work remotely required skill set: excel, meta-analysis of the use of incentives in experimental economics - alec smith, project title:  meta-analysis of the use of incentives in experimental economics professor: alec smith ( e-mail ) brief description: this project will study the use of incentives in economics experiments over time. it will involve a literature search to systematically identify an appropriate set of studies from the literature. after the choice of an inclusion criterion, this set of studies will be used to construct a dataset with measures of effect size and covariates. the researcher will then analyze the dataset to look for changes in the use and effect of incentives over time in laboratory experiments. at the conclusion of the research project the student will prepare a research report with preliminary results. work location: may work remotely required skill set:  familiarity with experimental economics, data analysis, and literature review., network externalities and #econtwitter - byron tsang, project title: network externalities and #econtwitter professor:   byron tsang ( e-mail ) brief description:  in 2022, elon musk bought twitter, and numerous economists who were active on twitter expressed the intention to leave the platform. we will show how network effects, i.e., the more people are using the platform the more utility it brings, essentially stopped the “exodus” of economists from happening. we will study how traffics among economists changed around that time, and we will also look at how economists were connected to each other through comments or retweets on twitter. work location: may work remotely required skill set: python and econometrics, the impact of conference realignment on academic performance - jadrian wooten, project title: the impact of conference realignment on academic performance professor: jadrian wooten ( e-mail ) brief description: this study aims to examine the impact of conference realignment on the academic performance of student-athletes. specifically, it seeks to understand how the shift from regional to cross-country conferences affects athletes' academic outcomes over time. this research will contribute to a deeper understanding of how changes in conference structure influence the academic experiences of student-athletes, informing policies and support systems to enhance their overall well-being and success. work location: may work remotely required skill set: - comfortable reading academic articles - familiarity with google docs & sheets - strong organizational skills - keen attention to detail.

summer research opportunities program northwestern

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Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Lang. Training: Summer, Academic Year Russian Immersion Programs (Moscow)

Deadline: february 1, 2020 (summer); february 10, 2020 (academic year).

Dickinson College is now accepting applications for the 2020  Summer Immersion Program —an intensive five-week language and culture course in Moscow and St. Petersburg—and for the  Dickinson-in-Moscow Program for Fall 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021.  

Summer Immersion Program  (May 22 – June 27, 2020):

  • Experience both Moscow and St. Petersburg in one summer
  • Rich cultural syllabus of excursions and hands-on experiences
  • Small group setting tailored toward liberal arts model
  • Classes for every language level, from beginner to heritage

For more details:  https://dickinson.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10040  

Fall 2020 or Academic Year 2020-2021

  • Partnerships: Higher School of Economics (STEM classes in Russian and English) and Russian State University for the Humanities (language courses, plus humanities and social sciences)
  • formal internship opportunities in most fields for students with advanced language abilities
  • liberal arts model; 5:1 student/faculty ratio
  • guided student-faculty research opportunities in all fields
  • opportunities to continue other languages or start new languages (e.g., languages of Central Asia) while in Moscow

For more details:  https://dickinson.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10012  

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