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Fred Hutch Summer Internship Program on Infectious Diseases in the Immunocompromised Host

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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Designed for undergraduates and first-year medical students, our Infectious Diseases in the Immunocompromised Host Summer Internship Program provides specialized laboratory and clinical research opportunities, including working closely with faculty mentors. Paid internships are available for first-year medical students and currently-enrolled undergraduates with interest in infectious diseases within immunocompromised populations. The program promotes equity, diversity and inclusion. Students from historically underrepresented groups in the health-related sciences are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older.

This training program offers a tailored experience to reflect the interests of each individual. Opportunities include:

Conducting a hands-on research project with faculty mentors

Opportunity for clinical shadowing at UW Medical Center and/or Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Laboratory observation and practical experience

Presenting your project to faculty and fellow trainees, at the program's conclusion

Accessing a wide variety of relevant research conferences, meetings, presentations and/or symposia, including: Lab/group meetings, journal clubs, Affinity Groups on Mathematical Modeling and Infectious Diseases in Immunocompromised Hosts Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention committees

Areas of focus include:

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Herpesvirus and hepatitis B infections

Human Microbiota


Infection Prevention

Math Modeling (coding experience required)

Viral Infections

Participating Institution(s):
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
STEM Fields

Human Pathogenics
Mathematical Modelling
Medical Biology
Microbial Biology
Public Health
Water Management
Water Quality

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