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Fall 2014 CURE High School and Undergraduate Research Internships


As a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center, the UH Cancer Center is proud to be a part of the Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience (CURE) Program. The CURE program provides research training and academic and professional enrichment activities for highly motivated local high school and undergraduate underrepresented minority students. CURE students work alongside UH Cancer Center scientists on current, challenging research projects. Students participating in the CURE program receive hourly pay during the academic year or a stipend for the summer based on UH student assistant pay rates.

Fall 2014 Internship Dates:
August – December 2014

Application Deadline:
July 31, 2014

To be eligible to participate in the UH Cancer Center CURE program, students must:

  • Be a high school senior OR a college undergraduate
  • Be at least 16 years old as of the start of the program
  • Be a Hawaii resident or attend school in Hawaii
  • Be a US citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be at least one of the following:
    • From a racial/ethnic group that is underrepresented in the sciences*
    • A first generation college student
    • Economically disadvantaged
  • Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Show a strong interest and ability in science
  • Have an interest in pursuing a biomedical or health-related research career
  • Be able to commit to at least 10 hours per week during the academic year or to a 10-week full-time summer experience

*Underrepresented minorities in the sciences include Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, Filipinos, Blacks, Hispanics, and Native Americans/Alaska Natives.

Apply for the Fall 2014 CURE internship: Fall 2014 Application Form

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