Quantitative Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (QSURE) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Overview
QSURE internship program is designed for exceptional undergraduate students with an aptitude in quantitative sciences and an interest in cancer and population health.  Students will participate in an individual research program and receive exposure to methods in biostatistics, epidemiology and health outcomes research.

Goal
The QSURE program aims to provide a hands-on research experience to undergraduates with an aptitude for and interest in quantitative sciences in cancer. By conducting research in biostatistics, epidemiology or health outcomes research, students will advance their quantitative skills and knowledge, as well as their understanding of options for graduate study and careers in these areas.

Important Dates
January 5th - Application deadline
February 15th - Notification of admission
June 4th - Start QSURE internship
July 25th - Final student presentations
July 27th - End of QSURE internship

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must

  • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student with an expected graduation after December 2018
  • Be authorized to work in the US
  • Have at least one semester of college-level statistics
  • Be in good academic standing

Competitive applicants will have

  • A keen interest in cancer and population health
  • Experience or aptitude in data analysis 
  • A strong academic record
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Application requirements

  • Resume
  • Statement of interest (~500 words)
  • Letter of good academic standing from Dean, College Counselor, or equivalent
  • Letter of recommendation from Professor or equivalent

See this link for more information and application