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2017 SRTP Application Now Closed! The 2018 application cycle will open in December 2017.
The Summer Research Trainee Program is a mandatory nine week program, running from Monday, June 5 to Thursday, August 3, 2017. Students are paired with an MGH faculty preceptor who provides guidance and mentorship in a new or ongoing research project.
Once accepted, SRTP provides the following support during the nine week period of the program:
Interested in learning more about MGH research? Please follow this link: www.massgeneral.org/research/
For answers to frequently asked questions, please see SRTP FAQs
SRTP seeks students who are interested in pursuing a career in academic medicine or biomedical research and meet the following criteria:
*Underrepresented in medicine (URM) for the purpose of this program are those individuals belonging to a particular ethnic or racial group which has been considered by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to be underrepresented in biomedical research (relative to their numbers in the general population). These groups may include Latino/ Hispanic, African-American/Black, American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Alaskan Natives, among others.
Sources: AAMC, NIH, and the NSF
Application Link: 2017 SRTP Application
The deadline for completed applications (2017 SRTP Application and supplemental materials) is Monday, January 23, 2017. Please complete the online 2017 SRTP Application and submit supporting documents following the instructions in Parts I and II below.
The 2017 SRTP Application. You must upload the following items with this application:
Personal Statement: In 750 words or less describe your educational and professional goals and how your participation in SRTP will assist in meeting your goals. Be sure to articulate your qualifications and reasons for wishing to participate in this program. Personal statements exceeding 750 words will disqualify your application.
Resume (which must include the following sections):
Photo: Please upload a professional photo saved as a jpg. This file cannot be larger than 1MB. To ensure quality, please ensure a minimum of 300x300 DPI.
Supporting documents and how to properly submit them. You must submit:
All required supporting documents must be received by January 23, 2017. It is your responsibility to ensure that they are received by this date in our office. Once we consider your application complete, you will receive a confirmation email from SRTP@mgh.harvard.edu.
All incomplete applications will not be considered. Allow enough mailing time for the materials to arrive before the January 23rd. deadline.
For answers to frequently asked questions, please see FAQs
Before contacting us, please view our detailed SRTP FAQs link. In the unusual event that we have not included an answer to your question, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application!
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion Massachusetts General HospitalAttention: 2016 Summer Research Trainee Program55 Fruit St Bulfinch 123 Boston, MA 02114 Email: email@example.com Fax: 617-724-6591
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