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Center For Veterinary Health Sciences

Healthy Animals - Healthy People

Student Research Opportunities

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
NIH Clinical Center website

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
Medical Research Fellows Program website

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
Medical Research Fellows Program website

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: September 5, 2018
Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program website

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: September 5, 2018
CBTP Summer Internship website

NIH Summer Internship Program

Target: 1st or 2nd years
Time/Length/Site: NCI, NIAD, NIDDK, NHLBI; 8-10 weeks
Application Deadline: March 1
Summer Internship Program Website

Merial Summer Research Scholars Programs

Target: 1st or 2nd years
Time/Length/Site: In residence at program sites (including OSU CVHS)
Veterinary Scholars Program website

Cornell Leadership Program

Target: 1st or 2nd years
Time/Length/Site: In residence at Cornell (summer)
Application Deadline: December 2018

Centers for Disease Control

Target: Varies, see links
CDC website
Epidemiology Elective Program for Medical and Veterinary Students application is open now through 3/30/18.

USDA, APHIS, and FDA

USDA, APHIS, and FDA – Program based at VA-MD CVM with other participants
Application Deadline: Varies
Clerkship and Externship Opportunities website

Lab animal medicine opportunities

Target: 1st or 2nd  years
Time/Length/Site: On-site (summer)
Application Deadline: February 2, 2019
Summer Student Program website

 

Postdoctoral opportunities

Target: Varies, see link
Application Deadline: Varies, see link
Burroughs Wellcome Fund website