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Research Opportunities for Veterinary Students

NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP)

Target: 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year

Time/Length/Site: One year in residence at NIH

Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

https://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/training/mrsp/

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 2019

https://www.hhmi.org/developing-scientists/medical-research-fellows-program

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, 2018

https://www.hhmi.org/developing-scientists/medical-research-fellows-program

NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training*

Target: DVM graduates - this training leads to Ph.D. & eligibility for certification as a medical specialist in veterinary pathology

Application Deadline: September 5, 2018

https://nih-cbstp.nci.nih.gov/

NIH Comparative 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: September 5, 2018

https://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: March 1

https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip

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)

Application Deadline: December 2018

https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/education/other-educational-opportunities/leadership-program-veterinary-students-cornell-university

Centers for Disease Control

Target: Varies, see links

Application Deadline: Varies, see links

http://www.cdc.gov/fellowships/

Epidemiology Elective Program for Medical and Veterinary Students application is open now through 3/30/18.

Externships with the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services (USDA, APHIS, VS)

USDA, APHIS, and FDA – Program based at VA-MD CVM with other participants

Application Deadline: Varies

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)

Application Deadline: February 2, 2019

http://education.jax.org/summerstudent/index.html

Postdoctoral opportunities

Target: Varies, see links

Application Deadline: Varies, see links

http://www.bwfund.org