Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Quantitative Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience (QSURE) Internship Program 2023

Deadline: January 20, 2023 at 5pm EST

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Quantitative Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience (QSURE) Internship Program 2023

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center QSURE internship program is designed for motivated undergraduate students with a passion for quantitative science. Each student will be paired with an expert mentor to work on an individual, data-driven research project that aims to answer pressing questions in cancer. The program will provide hands-on skills in biostatistics, epidemiology, health outcomes, and/or computational oncology. The QSURE program is funded by the National Cancer Institute (R25 CA214255).

Program Goal

QSURE interns will receive training in scientific as well as career development skills, including:

  • Hands-on research experience carried out under the guidance of a faculty mentor
  • Quantitative skills and familiarity with methods used in cancer and population health research
  • Exposure to a wide application of data through internal and external speakers
  • Education in the responsible conduct of research
  • Training in oral and written scientific presentation
  • Resources for career development
  • Understanding of options for graduate study and careers
  • A supportive cohort of like-minded peers

Important Information

  • A modest stipend will be provided
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US
  • Students are responsible for their own housing, but QSURE will provide a nominal reimbursement for housing expenses

Eligibility Criteria – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Quantitative Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience (QSURE) Internship Program 2023

Eligible applicants must be:

  • Enrolled as a full-time undergrad student with an expected graduation after December 2023
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • In good academic standing
  • Committed to professional conduct and integrity

Competitive applicants will have:

  • A keen interest in cancer and population health
  • At least one semester of college statistics (AP statistics courses do not count)
  • Demonstrated experience or aptitude for independent and collaborative data analysis and/or quantitative research
  • Proficiency in a statistical programming language (e.g., R, SAS, STATA, Python)
  • A strong academic record
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated desire to pursue graduate education or a career in quantitative health sciences

Application Requirements

  • Resume
  • Statement of interest (~ 500 words), briefly summarizing your motivation for participating in QSURE and any quantitative experience you have. See further instructions in the application.
  • Letter of good academic standing from Dean, College Counselor or equivalent
  • Letter of recommendation from Professor or equivalent

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