Thomas Jefferson University

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (SURP)

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 8 through August 14, 2020
  • Research experience with world-renowned faculty in the following research

Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology

Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis

Integrative Physiology


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