Health Disparities Research Center

Training Opportunities


High School Students: This link provides information on the learning and internship opportunities available at FHCRC for high school students.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP): SURP is an intensive, nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in research. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, students will complete an independent research project and present their findings at a competitive poster session.

Graduate Students and Postdocs: This link provides information on the educational opportunities available at FHCRC for graduate students and postdocs.

Science Education Partnership (SEP): SEP is a professional development program, created by teachers and scientists, for secondary school teachers in Washington State.

Medical Fellows: This link provides information on the fellowship and training program opportunities available at FHCRC for medical fellows.

Visiting Faculty: This link provides information on the visiting faculty programs available at FHCRC for physicians, investigators (M.D. or Ph.D.), or undergraduate faculty.





Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE)

JustGarciaHill: JustGarciaHill is committed to increasing the number of minorities entering science careers and to celebrating contributions to science by minority scientists. This link will take you to a search engine where you can look up summer program learning opportunities by state.

National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program: The Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program is the only national scholarship program targeted at Hispanic students who are committed to careers in health care.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides fellowships in the U.S. and U.S. territories that advance their mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Visit their website to see a list of the current call for proposals.

SACNAS: SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to advancing Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in science. SACNAS is a national nonprofit organization of individuals and organizations interested in quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research, teaching, leadership and advocacy.

U.S. Internship Opportunities: A PDF document compilation of cancer research internships and other training programs for students interested in pursuing a career in research and/or medicine.





The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Public Health Minority Health Project to Eliminate Health Disparities: Archived “on-demand” Webcasts on a variety of minority health and health disparities topics.



Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.