Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (SURP)

Jefferson College of Life Sciences sponsors summer research positions for students who have completed their junior year of college. 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 sciences.

Highlights of the program include:

  • A stipend of $3,500 and an allowance for campus housing
  • A 10-week research experience from June 3 through August 9, 2019
  • Research experience with world-renowned faculty in the following research
    Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
    Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
    Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology
    Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis
    Tissue Engineering

Admission Requirements

Application Deadline: January 15th

Application requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanant Resident
  • Submitted Application
  • $25.00 Application Fee
  • Transcripts from any college or university attended
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Essay Questions
  • Resume/CV

If you have additional questions, please contact:

Marc Stearns, Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Jefferson College of Life Sciences
130 South Ninth Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107