Undergraduate programs

Cancer-focused Undergraduate Research Experience

Massey's Cancer-focused Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Program, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, aims to enhance underrepresented minority student's interest and knowledge of cancer research. Interns will receive mentorship and will build professional relationships with physicians, scientists and other health and research professionals. The program will take place on site at the VCU Medical Center campus in downtown Richmond, VA.

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Clinical Trials Office Summer Internship (CTOSI)

The Rudene Mercer Haynes Clinical Trials Office Summer Internship (CTOSI) offers college juniors and seniors interested in a career in health care or academic medicine exposure to clinical research. Qualified applicants must demonstrate a record of academic excellence, be intellectually curious, team oriented and demonstrate a passion for patient care.

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SUCCEED's Cancer Research Education Program for Undergraduates at VSU

Undergraduate students at Virginia State University (VSU) with an interest in cancer health disparities research are encouraged to participate in a tailored summer mentored research experience through the Cancer Research Education Program (CREP). In addition to nearly 400 hours of research experience, students will participate in weekly career development workshops and poster presentation opportunities at a Summer Research Retreat. Students can choose between a bench science track in which they will conduct research under the mentorship of a Massey faculty member or a Community Health Track in which they will conduct research under the mentorship of a VSU faculty member.

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Other VCU Programs offering mentorship opportunities with Massey members