Amgen Scholars: Summer Research Program at MIT

MIT's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Application Deadline: February 1st, 2017

The Amgen-UROP Scholars Program invites undergraduates to participate in faculty-mentored summer research in MIT
laboratories. This intensive nine-week program focuses on cultivating and supporting partnerships between MIT faculty and undergraduates in the areas of science and biotechnology. Students participating as Amgen Scholars will gain hands-on lab experience and contribute to the advancement of science and engineering. Participants will also receive guidance from MIT faculty and research scientists, engage in networking activities, and participate in a mid-summer symposium on research in the biotechnology industry, held at UCLA.

Objectives of the Amgen-UROP Scholars Program:
• Foster a passion for science and biotechnology by engaging students in first rate research experiences in MIT laboratories.
• Increase learning and networking opportunities for students
• Encourage student pursuit of graduate studies and careers in scientific research.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled in accredited four-year colleges in the U.S., U.S. territories, and are Sophomores, Juniors, or non-graduating seniors.

Applicants will receive compensation, including an hourly wage, a meal compensation, and on-campus housing.

Visit their website to learn more about the MIT Amgen-UROP Scholars Program and how to apply.

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