Summer Opportunities - Within California


Seaver Undergraduate Research in Biology Updated August 2011
Application Due: February 14, 2011.
Where: Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Updated August 2011
Application Due: February 4, 2011
Where: University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)

UCLA Undergraduate Research Center Updated August 2011
Variety of summer programs with different emphases.

UCSD Summer Research Opportunities Updated August 2011
UC San Diego Academic Enrichment Programs Updated August 2011
Variety of summer programs with different emphases.

UC Davis Pre-Medical Surgical Internship, Mentorship & Research Program Updated December 2011
Application Due: March 24, 2012
Application Fee: $20
Where: University of California, Davis (Davis, CA)
Accepting 50 students for the Summer 2012 intership
Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.7, three letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a faculty member or T.A), unofficial transcript, passport size photo, curriculum vitae, and short essays.

Faces for the Future A summer medical academy provides workshops lead by physicians and staff at Children's Hospital in Oakland, CA. http://childrenshospitaloakland.org/healthcare/depts/faces_academy.asp
Workshops and activities include:
  • Suturing, intubation and immunization workshops
  • Vitals workshop
  • Gross anatomy lab
  • Guest speakers, including clinicians and patient panels
  • Clinical case studies
  • Field trips


Summer Opportunities - Outside of California

NIH Summer Internship Program Updated August 2011
Application Opens: November 2011 for Summer 2012 Internships

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program Updated Decemeber 2011
Application Opens: November 2011 for Summer 2012
Application Deadline: March 1, 2012
Student SMDEP Presentation given on 10/20/2011:


Other Opportunities - Outside of California

Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) Updated August 2011
INRO 2012 will take place February 6–9, 2012 on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland
*NIAID is the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Application Due: October 15, 2011