FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 08, 2013
Contact: Ginny Painter, Communications Director, Marshall University Research Corporation (304) 696-7153
Applications being accepted for minority internship program in the biomedical sciences HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Summer Research Internship for Minority Students, available through the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine's Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.The program supports minority undergraduate students over a nine-week period. Participants conduct graduate-level research in the field of the biomedical sciences. They receive formal research training through workshops and seminars, mentoring and use of Marshal's state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. Each student will receive a stipend of $3,000, free room and board, and support for travel.This program has been conducted at Marshall since 2009 and is funded in part by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, Division of Science and Research.This year's program runs from May 28 through July 29. The application deadline is Feb. 15. All materials may be submitted online.For eligibility requirements and application procedures, visit www.marshall.edu/bms/future-students/summer-research-internship. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 304-696-3365.