January 10 - 12, 2024

Arkansas Children's Hospital

Student Scholar

13 Children's Way, Slot 842 Little Rock, AR 72202

Job Description: The Summer Science Program at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, co-sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, is intended to provide outstanding junior- and senior-level college students with a deep and focused experience in a health-related research project under the guidance of active pediatric health-focused scientists. Research opportunities include laboratory-based experiences in basic and translational biology, clinical investigation, and community-based research projects. Student scholars will spend eight weeks during their summer primarily engaged in a mentored research project, with additional opportunities for touring hospital units and research facilities as well as shadowing physicians and researchers in rounds and clinics. The Summer Science Program offers valuable experience for college students interested in pursuing post-graduate training in biomedical sciences through an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. program. A competitive stipend is offered to program participants. Limited housing is available, but the costs are not included in stipend support.

Last date to apply: Jan 12, 2024 

Contact Person: Andrea W. Dixon

Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital Summer Science Program 13 Children's Way, Slot 842 Little Rock, AR 72202

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