XIII. SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR PREPROFESSIONAL STUDENTS
school in Texas (and M. D. Anderson in Houston) offers programs that allow
preprofessional students to gain valuable medically-related research
experience. These are referred to as "medical school familiarization
programs." These summer programs would be ideal for a student after
completion of Organic Chemistry following the sophomore or junior year.
Expenses are provided for those accepted to the program. Deadlines for
most of these programs is mid February prior to entry into the program.
For specifics, consult the websites for each institution.
In addition, many
professional schools and some undergraduate institutions throughout the
nation offer summer research programs and instructional programs for
minority and disadvantaged undergraduate students. The purpose of these
programs is to help students who are historically under-represented in
research careers prepare for and gain admission into research careers.
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