Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

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Name: Marc Stearns
Position: Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Jefferson College of Life Sciences
130 South Ninth Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Jefferson College of Life Sciences sponsors summer research positions for juniors/rising seniors. These positions provide opportunities for undergraduate students to work in the laboratories of active faculty researchers.

The program is designed to provide a rich experience for students interested in pursuing their graduate studies in the biomedical/life sciences.

Highlights of the program include:

  • A stipend of $3,500 and an allowance for campus housing
  • A 10-week research experience from June 7 through August 12, 2022
  • Research experience with world-renowned faculty in the following research areas:
    • Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
    • Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
    • Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology
    • Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis
    • Neuroscience
    • Tissue Engineering

Admission Requirements

Application Deadline: March 25th

Application requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanant Resident
  • Submitted Application
  • Transcripts from any college or university attended (Unofficial copy can be uploaded)
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • The program requires 2 letters of recommendation, preferably from science faculty; however, one letter can be from a professional reference/supervisor.
  • Letters should be emailed to with the subject line: Jefferson SURP Recommendation.
  • Essay Questions (You will be asked to upload)
  • Resume/CV (You will be asked to upload)

If you have additional questions, please contact: