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Summer Equity Research Program


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

Description:
The OHSU Summer Equity Internship Program offers:

•An exciting opportunity for diverse students to spend eight weeks working with administrators, faculty, scientists, and graduate students in a research and community based setting. Students can apply to one of the eight tracks available:

◦Biomedical Sciences

◦Dental

◦Medicine

◦Nursing

◦Physician Assistant

◦Public Health

◦Health Services Delivery

◦Oregon Hearing Research Center

•Equity interns will learn new research skills.

•Gain hands-on research experience (Biomedical Science, Dental, Nursing, Medicine, Public Health Track, and Oregon Hearing Research Center), and/or

•Clinical experience (MD Track), and/or

•Shadowing opportunities (PA).

•Weekly seminars with fellow interns and faculty and scientists mentors

•Scientific poster presentation of your summer research project.

•Available mentoring and advising about your individual career pathway.

•A paid stipend during the program.

You qualify if you meet the following criteria:

•Have completed at least one undergraduate college year by the start date of the program.

•Have completed at least one course in the basic sciences (including lab) and mathematics.

•You come from either an underrepresented minority background, have experienced economic hardship, are first in your family to attend college, or have experienced other economic, educational, ethnic/cultural, family circumstance hardships.

◦Underrepresented students belong to groups that are recognized as historically underrepresented in the health and science professions including: African-American/Black, Native American/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander and Hispanics/Latinos.

◦Economically disadvantaged students are defined as individuals who come from a "low-income family," using low income levels specified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a guideline. Socially disadvantaged students come from an environment that may inhibit them from obtaining knowledge, skills or abilities required to enroll and successfully complete an undergraduate or graduate course of study that could lead to a career in the health sciences. This category includes but is not restricted to students whose parents did not attend or complete college.

•You are a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, or if you are an eligible DACA student (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). A DACA applicant must have an employment authorization card via USCIS.


Program Dates: 6/18/2018 - 8/10/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Oregon Health & Science University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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Academic Disciplines:
Medical Sciences

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