Summer Research Experience Programs in Cancer Science

High school, college and health professional students: If cancer research or a PhD degree is your career goal, begin your journey this summer at one of the world's first cancer centers.

Program Updates

Last updated:  November 7, 2018

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Attention:   The online application is now open for the 2019 program. 

Deadline for all 2019 application materials: January 10, 2019 (supplemental materials such as unofficial transcripts and letters of good standing which are snail-mailed should be post-marked for January 10th)

Decision letters will begin being sent: March 1, 2019

Apply Online

Follow the links below to learn more about the internship experience and apply online.

Current High School Juniors

Summer Cancer Research Experience Program for High School Students

Current College Juniors

Summer Research Experience Program in Cancer Science

Current First Year Medical, PA and Dental Students

Summer Research Experience Program in Oncology

Current First Year Medical Students

Research in Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Immunology for Medical Students*

*This is a 10-week summer program operated as a partnership between Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University at Buffalo. It features mentored research internships in microbiology, immunology and infectious disease both at the University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.


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Buffalo Healthcare Exploration Program

Not currently a high school junior or have an interest in becoming a doctor, nurse or other cancer healthcare provider someday? High School students in Freshman to Senior year with plans to pursue a career in oncology or cancer care may be interested in participating in the newly developed Buffalo Healthcare Exploration Program, hosted by the ATLAS Department at Roswell Park.