University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center (F-CVC) Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program 2023
The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center (F-CVC) is pleased to offer a 10-week summer undergraduate research fellowship to support undergraduate students interested in basic cardiovascular research in the summer of 2022. The program is expected to start the Tuesday, May 30, 2023, and end on August 5, 2023.
The program is jointly funded by the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center (F-CVC), Esperance Family Foundation, and American Heart Association (AHA) to offer at least 30 fellowship positions within the program. Each fellow will be notified of their funding source at orientation.
Each fellow will be matched to a laboratory led by an F-CVC faculty member and participate in nationally recognized research in areas such as atherosclerosis, genetic cardiomyopathies, blood clotting disorders, cardiac arrhythmias, vascular biology, and heart failure.
Fellows are expected to work in their mentor’s lab, attend weekly scientific seminar series, participate in organized social events, and at the end of the program, present their summer research findings at the End of Summer Symposium where fellows give an oral PowerPoint presentation to faculty, staff, and peers.
The fellowship stipend is paid via bi-weekly paychecks (direct deposit available) at a rate of $15 per hour (pre-tax) for ten weeks of full-time work (40 hours per week).
Am I Eligible?
All students currently enrolled in an undergraduate college or university, including graduating seniors (graduating after December 2022), are eligible to apply, however, if you already received a postgraduate degree or are in the postgraduate program, you are not eligible. Additionally, applicants must be able to legally work in the United States and be able to complete a background screening and drug testing upon acceptance into the program. The University of Michigan conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Upon acceptance into the program, you will be expected to complete the required screening/testing promptly.
Are international students eligible?
If you currently have or are able to obtain a visa that allows you to work in the United States and/or a valid EAD card, you are eligible to apply. The fellowship program does not provide administrative assistance to obtain a visa, nor do we provide for visa costs, travel costs, or housing costs. Therefore, please consider these costs before applying. More information about visas and eligibility for employment can be found at http://www.internationalcenter.umich.edu/. Documents proving your visa status will be required for you to be able to accept the award and for you to be employed at the University if you are ultimately chosen for a fellowship position. Please work with your school’s international center for more details.
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