Summer Research Program for Cancer Prevention and Control

STEP-UP Summer Research Program

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate and Master’s Level Students in Cancer Prevention and Control – STEP-UP is looking for outstanding junior and senior undergraduates and Master’s level students from diverse backgrounds to participate in a paid, 12-week transformative research experience in cancer prevention and control science. For more information and to apply, please visit STEP-UP. Applications open now – Due Feb. 1, 2019.

For more info please contact: Karen Dickeson, program coordinator,, 520-626-2639

STEP-UP summer research experience (for Summer 2019)

Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Programs Award

Undergraduate Students: APS is pleased to offer the following undergraduate summer research fellowship programs in 2019. Please follow the links below to find more information about each program and feel free to share this announcement with others!

  1. Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STRIDE) Fellowship: Open to students from underrepresented backgrounds; research focus in heart/lung/blood physiology
  2. Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship (UGSRF): Open to all undergrads who have less than 9 months of previous research experience at the time of application; NOTE: only one student per research host can submit an application for UGSRF
  3. Hearst Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship: Open to students from underrepresented backgrounds. These fellowships are awarded to the top ranking Undergraduate Summer Research Fellows from underrepresented backgrounds.

Review the Student Application Instructions, and Host Application Instructions* then apply online at No nominations are accepted for these awards. For more information about the application process, eligibility, and selection criteria, be sure to review the FAQs and award Eligibility and BenefitsApplication deadline: February 1, 2019.

USDA Internships Available!


The USDA has announced internship opportunities through the OneUSDA Internship Program. This program offers Federal opportunities to students currently enrolled in qualifying educational programs or institutions. The web page referenced below has summarized the available opportunities for individuals interested in an internship in soils through the Natural Resources and Biological Sciences job series.

Find more information here: