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Medical Scientist Undergraduate Summer 2024 Research Internship

Applicants must apply online at

Overview: The Indiana Medical Scientist/Engineer Training Program's Undergraduate Summer 2024 Research Program is designed for high-performing undergraduate students committed to pursuing an integrated clinical and research career and want to pursue 
combined-degree training in an MD/PhD Program. Students will conduct independent research under the mentorship of an IU School of Medicine faculty member, shadow a clinical mentor and observe and participate in hospital or clinic clinical rounds and network with current practicing physician-scientists and current MSTP students at Indiana University.

Dates: May 29-August 2, 2024

Location: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN

Eligibility: The program is open to undergraduate students who have completed their freshman, sophomore, or junior years with some coursework in biology, chemistry, physics, social and behavioral sciences, or engineering. Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be citizens or permanent residents of the US. Prior research experience is preferred but not required. 

Compensation: $4000 plus free summer housing on campus, if needed.

Areas of research include: Biomedical Engineering, Cancer & Hematologic Disease, Cardiovascular & Kidney Disease, Diabetes/Metabolic Diseases, Global Health Issues (biomedical research), Immunology/ Infectious Diseases, Musculoskeletal Disease, Neuroscience & Addiction, and Social & Behavioral Sciences (in aging.)

Candidates will have a choice in their assigned research area.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a personal statement, letter of recommendation from a research mentor and an academic transcript.

Application deadline (and all related materials): January 22, 2024