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Summer Programs

Spend your summers connected to your health profession of interest through a variety of clinical and research opportunities!

General Summer Program Links

AAMC Enrichment Programs (on medical school campuses)

AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (by school)

AAMC MD-PhD Summer Programs 

ExploreHealthCareers.org (program finder)

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

Biomedical Science Training and Enrichment Program (BioSTEP)

Cornell University (Office of Undergraduate Biology variety of summer research programs)

University of Maryland School of Medicine Office of Student Research (variety of programs)

University of Rochester Co-op/Internship Opportunities (may not require US or PR status)

WebGURU Guide to Undergraduate Research

Summer Programs By State


•  University of South Alabama COM - BEAR
•  University of Alabama at Birmingham - SIBS
•  University of Alabama at Birmingham - SPIN (Summer Program in Neuroscience)


•  Arizona Heart Foundation - Cardiovascular Summer Students Program
•  The University of Arizona  - Minority Health Disparities Summer Research Opportunities Program


•  American Heart Association - Undergraduate Student Research Program
•  Stanford University - SSRP Agmen Scholars Program
•  University of California, Berkley - SROP
•  University of California, Los Angeles - UCLA PREP


•  University of Colorado, Denver - The GEMS Program


•  St. Vincent's Medical Center - RA Program
•  University of Connecticut - Health Career Opportunity Programs (MDPP,SRFP)
•  University of Connecticut Health Center - Summer Research Internship in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
•  Yale University SOM - BioSTEP


•  DuPont Pharmaceuticals - Internships & Co-ops

District of Columbia (DC) •  Georgetown University - Summer Medical Institute


•  NASA Education Programs


•  Medical College of Georgia - Educational Pipeline Programs


•  Argonne National Laboratory - SULI & SRP
•  Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Programs
•  Illinois College of Optometry - Focus on Your Future


•  Des Moines University - P.A.S.S. Program
Kansas •  Kansas University SOM - Health Careers Pathway Programs
Maryland •  Johns Hopkins University SOM - Anatomy Institute
•  National Institutes of Health - UGSP
•  The University of Maryland - SURP

•  Boston University - Summer Study Internship Program
•  Biomedical Science Careers Program - Internships/Job Opps
•  Harvard Medical School - Global Health Effectiveness Program
•  Harvard University - Summer Internships
•  University of Massachusetts - SURP
•  University of Massachusetts - College SEP
•  MIT - Summer Research Program
•  MIT - Department of Biology Undergraduate Summer Research Internships
•  Tufts University - Adventures in Veterinary Medicine Program


•  Michigan State University - PMAP
•  University of Michigan - Health Management Summer Enrichment Program
•  University of Michigan - The Pipeline Program
•  University of Michigan - Profiles For Success Program

Minnesota •  Mayo Graduate School - SURF
•  University of Minnesota - MSROP

•  Washington University in St. Louis - BioMed RAP
•  Washington University in St. Louis - SIBS

New Jersey •  Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Summer Clinical Internship
•  Rutgers Robert Woods Johnson Medical School - SURP
New York

•  Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University - SURP
•  Columbia University - Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program
•  Roswell Park Cancer Institute - Annual Summer Research Program
•  SUNY Upstate Medical University - SURF Program
•  SUNY Upstate Medical University - President's Summer Internship/Mentoring Program
•  Weill Cornell Medical College - The Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program
•  Weill Cornell Medical College - ACCESS Summer Research Program
•  Weill Cornell Medical College - Gateways to the Laboratory Program
•  Weill Cornell Medical College - Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School SURF
•  Weill Cornell Medical College - Rockfeller University SURF

North Dakota •  University of North Dakota - INMED Summer Institute

•  Case Western Reserve University - SOM Summer Programs
•  Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - Summer Research Programs
•  MetroHealth Medical Center - The Chester Summer Scholars Program
•  Ohio University COM - Summer Scholars Program
•  Ohio University COM - SURF
•  University of Cincinnati COM - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows


•  University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Medicine - VETS
•  University of Pittsburgh - SPAEP
•  University of Pittsburgh - Undergraduate Summer Research Programs

Tennessee •  Vanderbilt University - VSSA
Vermont •  University of Vermont - SNURF (Summer Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Fellowships)

•  Virginia Commonwealth University - Summer Academic Enrichment Program

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Abroad/International Summer Programs

Child Family Health International - Global Health Education Program
- Spanish and Medicine
MEDLIFE - Summer Internship Program in Latin America
St. George's University
- MED/VET Summer Academy
Syracuse University Abroad Programs - Comparative Health Policy or Drug Policy in Global Perspective
AMSA Directory - International Health Opportunities

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