Summer Research, Gap Year and Academic Enrichment Programs

Internships in Scientific Research and Medicine

Pre-Med Volunteer Program - University of Pennsylvania

Volunteer Match

EMT Training Sites

Medical Volunteer Opportunities

Summer Research and Enrichment Programs


Association of Amercian Medical Colleges Comprehensive List of Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Research Fellowship Program 

Boston University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship: deadline February 6

Case Western Reserve- National Institutes of Health/ National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Summer Research Program for Minorities

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,The CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP)

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University PULSE program
Premedical Urban Leaders Summer Engrichment (PULSE ) is a six week summer academic enrichment program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a healthcare profession. This program provides academic, clinical, research and service learning opportunities with a focus on urban health needs. Developed by the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), the PULSE program helps students become lifelong learners and empowers them to use their knowledge to make a difference in their communities.

Creighton University- Summer Research Training Program

Coriell Institute Summer Experience program

Cornell University- The Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program for Premedical Minority Students
(See Cornell Located in Pre-Professional Section)

Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering: Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Summer Program, Gateways to the Laboratory

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute CURE Program

Dartmouth's Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (ASURE)

Drexel College of Medicine summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Hackensack Meridian Health - Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital - Summer Clinical Research Volunteer Program

Harvard Medical School- Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program

Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP)

Mount Sinai School of Medicine- Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

National Institutes of Health

New York University Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

The Ohio State University College of Optometry IDOC Program (Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers)

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences- Tufts University- Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Minority Students: deadline February 15

Summer Health Professions Education Program - SHPEP is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions.

SUNY- Downstate- Summer Research Program: Applications due March 1

The Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Summer Clinical Internship Program - Undergraduate & Graduate Students with an interest in medicine.

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Biomedical Careers Program

Rutgers Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Neuroscience (neuroSURP)

University of Buffalo -  The UB CLIMB UP (Undergraduate Program) for the 2020 Summer Research  

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine- Summer Research Scholars Program (SRS)

University of Iowa- Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP): deadline February 27

University of Minnesota:  Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (LSSURP)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill- Summer Pre-Graduate Research Experience (SPGRE)

UNC-CH School of Medicine: The Medical Education Development (MED) Program
(See UNC-CH Located in Pre-Professional Section)

University of Pittsburgh Carnegie- Mellon MD/PhD Program- Summer Undergraduate Research Program for Minority Students (SURPMS): deadline February 1

University of Pennsylvania - Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program - Paid Summer Internship in Health Services Research

University of Pennsylvania - Academic Associates Program 
The program provides premedical and pre-health post-baccalaureate students an opportunity to engage in clinical and translational research actvities in the Emergency Department (ED) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Presbyterian Medical Center, or the Children's Hosptial of Phialdelphia

Yale University School of Medicine: Bio STEP (Biomedical Science Training and Enrichment Program)