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PUMAS (Promoting Underrepresented Minority Advancement in the Sciences) summer internship

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

PUMAS (Promoting Underrepresented Minority Advancement in the Sciences) is Gladstone Institutes' flagship 9-week, 25 hours/week summer internship program aimed to increase the representation of underrepresented groups in the sciences.

Selected applicants will:

1. Gain hands-on lab experience in state-of-the-art facilities

2. Work with a scientific mentor(s) on an independent research project

3. Network with researchers including investigators, graduate students, and postdocs

4. Learn lab skills and techniques, including etiquette, safety, and pipetting basics

5. Improve public speaking and communication skills with workshops

6. Increase their understanding of different careers paths in science

7. Get paid for their work.

Visit our website to learn more, applications open in January.

Participating Institution(s):
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Gladstone Institutes (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
STEM Fields

STEM Education

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)

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