Summer Research Programs for Students
Training the next generation of clinicians and scientists is at the foundation of the Lurie Cancer Center's mission. Our summer research programs give students the opportunity to learn and become active participants in cancer research.The hope is that these new experiences will inspire students to consider health and science-related careers.
Applications for the PS-OC and CURE Summer Research Programs will be available soon, with application deadlines in March 2015. The application for the Health Disparities Research Program will be available in March 2015.
- PS-OC (Physical Sciences-Oncology Center) programs are available for underserved college students, as well as Northwestern University undergraduate and medical students.
- The CURE (Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience) program offers underserved undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in laboratory summer research experiences.
- The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and Northeastern Illinois University Cancer Center Health Disparities Research Program is offered to Northeastern Illinois University undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in social science and health care.