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.

Learn more about Roswell Park's Summer Cancer Research Experience Programs

Program Updates

Last updated: December 11, 2020

Continue to follow this section for updates on the summer research experiences.

Attention Applicants

Online applications are open for the 2021 Summer program.

Leave your contact information here to learn about the application cycles for our summer and graduate programs. 

COVID-19 Pandemic Update, 12/11/2020: The summer research experiences are scheduled to begin on June 7th for the 2021 program. Given the uncertainty of the future status of the COVID-19 pandemic, the program is subject to delay or cancellation. We will continue to provide updates to applicants throughout the application cycle on the program's status.

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.


Program Information for Educators

Other Summer Programs for High School Students

Not a high school junior but still interested in learning about Roswell Park, apply now to the Buffalo Healthcare Exploration Program.