Dana Farber CURE Program
A summer internship for high school and college students where participants are immersed in cancer research at local cancer research institutions. Students learn from cancer research experts and attend scientific seminars, as well as perform hands on research for a project they have to develop and present by the end of the summer. All students receive a stipend by the end of the 8 weeks for their efforts.
Applicants must be a high school sophomore, junior, or senior OR be a college freshman, sophomore, or junior. Must be at least 16 years age by the start of the program and be a MA resident OR attend school in MA. In addition, the requirements state that the applicants must be an US citizen or permanent resident. Lastly, applicants must fulfill at least one of the following conditions: From a racial/ethnic group that is underrepresented in the sciences, a first generation college student, and/or economically disadvantaged.