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Research Opportunities for Veterinary Students

RESEARCH TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS      

NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP)
Target: 
Rising 4th years or others 
Time/Length/Site: One year in residence at NIH 
Application Deadline: October 1, 2015-January 15, 2016
http://www.cc.nih.gov/training/mrsp/index.html

 

HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program
Target: 2nd, 3rd, 4th years (4th years must defer graduation)
Time/Length/Site: Any school or nonprofit; NOT NIH; one year
Application Deadline: Now-January 11, 2016
www.hhmi.org/medfellowships

medfellows@hhmi.org

 

HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program at Janelia Farm
Target: 2nd, 3rd, 4th years (4th years must defer graduation)
Time/Length/Site: In residence at HHMI site in Virginia; one year
Application Deadline: Prescreening application due Nov. 1, 2016
www.hhmi.org/medfellowships
medfellows@hhmi.org

 

NIH Comparitive Biomedical Scientist Training*
Target: 
DVM graduates - this training leads to Ph.D. & eligibility for certification as a medical specialist in veterinary pathology
Application Deadline: October 5, 2016
http://nih-cbstp.nci.nih.gov/

 

NIH Comparitive Biomedical Scientist Training Summer Internships*
Target: 
Current DVM students - this training opportunity, which is part of the NIH Summer Internship Program, is designed to provide 8+ weeks of hands-on lab research experience for pre-doctoral veterinary medical students interested in biomedical research

Application Deadline: Application process begins in November
http://nih-cbstp.nci.nih.gov/prospective_trainees/summer_internship.asp

 

 

NIH Summer Internship Program
Target: 1st or 2nd years
Time/Length/Site: NCI, NIAD, NIDDK, NHLBI; 8-10 weeks
Application Deadline: Mid-November-February 1
ncimolpathol@mail.nih.gov

 

Merial Summer Research Scholars Programs
Target: 1st or 2nd years
Time/Length/Site: In residence at program sites (including OSU CVHS)
http://www.merialscholars.com

 

Cornell Leadership Program
Target: 1st or 2nd years
Time/Length/Site: In residence at Cornell (summer)
 

 

Centers for Disease Control
Target: Varies, see links
http://www.cdc.gov/fellowships/
http://www.minorityhealth.org/p-student-drjames.php

 

USDA, APHIS, and FDA
http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/org/md/cpcvm/clerk/fed.asp

 

Lab animal medicine opportunities
Target: 1st or 2nd  years
Time/Length/Site: On-site (summer)
http://education.jax.org/summerstudent/index.html

 

Summer opportunities at other veterinary schools
Target:
 1st or 2nd years
http://www.cvm.missouri.edu/vrs/
http://www.cvm.missouri.edu/vrs/related_prog.htm

 

Postdoctoral opportunities
Target: Post-DVM
http://www.bwfund.org