Undergraduate Students

2012 Program Schedule

Key Dates

Date Time Location Event
June 11 All University of Washington Travel and check-in at UW dorms between noon – 5 pm.
June 12 9 am – 1 pm Arnold, M4-A805/817 Program orientation, including submission of new employee paperwork, campus tour, lunch.
June 13 7:10 pm Safeco Field 1250 First Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
Seattle Mariners versus San Diego Padres MLB game (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).
June 24 1 pm 516 Broad Street Ride the Ducks tour of Seattle (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).
June 28 5 pm   Email draft personal statement and resume to peer-review group.
July 8 5 pm SCCA House 207 Pontius Avenue North Make dinner for patients and caregivers at the SCCA House (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).
July 22 5 pm SCCA House 207 Pontius Avenue North Make dinner for patients and caregivers at the SCCA House (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).
July 19 5 pm   Optional: Email second draft of personal statement and/or resume for review among program staff to Jennifer: janderso@fhcrc.org
Aug. 6 Before 5 pm   Submit posters to Computer Graphics department for printing at: graphics@fhcrc.org. Pick-up in M1-A405.
Aug. 8 Before 5 pm   Submit FINAL personal statement, resume, abstract, poster, and program evaluation to Jordan Cañas : jecanas@fhcrc.org
Aug. 9 Noon – 2 pm Arnold, M1-A403 Poster presentation practice session. Sign up for preferred 10-minute practice session.
Aug. 10 2 – 4 pm Arnold, M1-A303/05/07 Competitive poster session. Last working day of internship.

Scheduled Events

Date Time Location Speaker Topic
Professional Development Workshops
June 19 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Jennifer Anderson (Public Health Sciences) How to write a personal statement and resume (including peer-review instruction)
June 26 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Julian Simon (Clinical Research) How to write an abstract
July 3 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07   In-person peer-review group meeting
July 10 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Kaplan Test Prep GRE /MCAT test prep (GRE: D1-080, MCAT: D1-084)
July 17 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease) How to successfully apply to medical school
July 24 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Michael Emerman (Human Biology) How to successfully apply to graduate school
July 31 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Kerryn Reding (Public Health Sciences) Rebecca Skloot’s book reading, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Research Seminars
June 15 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Fred Appelbaum (Clinical Research) Hematopoietic cell transplantation: past, present, future
June 22 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Hootie Warren (Clinical Research) Exploiting immunity to treat cancer
June 29 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Jesse Bloom (Basic Sciences) Mapping the molecular evolution of influenza
July 6 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Pete Nelson (Human Biology) Prostate cancer
July 13 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Julie Overbaugh (Human Biology) HIV studies from the Seattle/ Kenya collaborative group
July 20 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Katie Peichel (Human Biology) How to prepare and present a scientific poster
July 27 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Sue Biggins (Basic Sciences) How do cells get the right number of chromosomes?
August 3 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Dave Fredricks (VIDD) The human microbiome
Mixers
July 12 4:30 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Scott Canavera, Suna Gurol Professional Networking: How to Market Yourself! During this session, attendees will learn about networking using social media, as well as how to capitalize on in-person networking opportunities. Strategies for securing employment from a scientific recruiter’s perspective will be shared and participants will develop and practice their 'elevator speech.'
July 19 4:30 pm Arnold, M1-A303/05/07 First- and second-year medical students, MD/PhD trainees, and graduate students Advice and Insight: Perspectives About Successful Admission to Medical and Graduate School. During this session, panelists will respond to questions about their experience seeking admission to medical or graduate school. Following the Q & A session, attendees will engage in informal, one-on-one interaction with current medical and graduate school students. (Graduate School Panel: M1-A303, Medical School / MD/PhD Program Panel: M1-A307)