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.
- The CURE (Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience) program offers underserved undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in laboratory summer research experiences. The application deadline is March 1. Details and application
- The ChicagoCHEC Research Fellows program is a comprehensive learning experience for undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students at Northeastern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, and City Colleges of Chicago who are planning to apply to graduate or medical school. This program is focused on the development of academic, technical, and professional skills in preparation for careers in social, behavioral, and biomedical research and in healthcare. The application deadline is February 29. Details and application
- The Chicago Region-Physical Sciences Oncology Center (CR-PSOC) offers laboratory research experiences for underserved college students interested in the physical and biomedical sciences. The application deadline is March 1. Details and application