Interdisciplinary

Cancer Prevention Internship Program

The Cancer Prevention Interdisciplinary Education Program (CPIP) is a National Cancer Institute funded program to faculty partnering with the Oncological Sciences Center and the Discovery Learning Research Center. The program provides support and curricular activities for undergraduate and graduate students with the goal of attracting and training researchers in the area of cancer prevention. The program is designed to support research activities, and provide educational and research opportunities that will support continued student interest and maximize abilities to advance cancer prevention research, including enhance the ability of the students to work in interdisciplinary teams.

Contact
Amy Childress
childres@purdue.edu
Web http://discoverypark.itap.purdue.edu/learningcenter/cpip/students/

Center for the Environment Summer Undergraduate Student Research Internships

The C4E Summer Undergraduate Student Research Internship offers students an opportunity to work with a Purdue Faculty Mentor on a field or laboratory-based research project related to the environment. These research internships will provide support for 20 hours per week for 8 weeks at $10 per hour. Faculty can match this support for full-time work but is not required. Any Purdue University Undergraduate Student in good standing is eligible to apply. Students must work with a Purdue University Faculty Mentor to submit an application.

Contact
Jennifer Freeman
jfreema@purdue.edu
Web http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/environment/students/students-opps/research-internships.php

Interns for Indiana and for Entrepreneurship

The Purdue Interns for Indiana program, partially funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc., is an innovative approach to keeping Indiana's college graduates in Indiana. By matching high-quality student interns with Indiana startup companies, Purdue aims to accelerate company growth while providing students with valuable educational experiences.

Contact
Jennifer Dexter
dexterj@purdue.edu
Web http://www.purdue.edu/entr

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

The National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program is aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of students successfully completing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs, and increasing the number of students interested in, academically qualified for and matriculated into programs of graduate study. LSAMP supports sustained and comprehensive approaches that facilitate achievement of the long-term goal of increasing the number of students who earn doctorates, particularly those from populations underrepresented in STEM fields.

Contact
Ignacio Camarillo
Ignacio@purdue.edu
Web http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/lsamp/

Margo Katherine Wilke Undergraduate Research Internship Program (for Liberal Arts students)

The Margo Katherine Wilke Undergraduate Research Internship (Wilke) program was made possible by a generous bequest from the Margo Katherine Wilke Trust and receive additional support from the Office of the President. The program is intended to nurture a lifelong interest in learning and appreciation of the humanities and other liberal arts disciplines which were important to Margo Katherine Wilke Melichar. In addition, it seeks to stimulate awareness of advanced research and promote interest in graduate education.

Contact
Stephanie Matos Ayala
smatosay@purdue.edu
Web http://discoverypark.itap.purdue.edu/learningcenter/mkwuri/

Purdue Alliance For Graduate Education & Professoriate (AGEP)

Interested in getting a jump start on your graduate research let me tell you how. The Purdue AGEP campus offers a unique opportunity for incoming graduate students. Once you have been admitted to one of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) disciplines, you can ask your department to nominate you for the AGEP Bridge Transitional Program. You will conduct research over an eight week period and receive a $5,000 stipend. In addition, transportation costs and on campus housing will be covered.

Contact
Kathy G. Dixon
kgdixon@purdue.edu
Web http://www.gradschool.purdue.edu/agep/summerprogram.html

Purdue University Center for Cancer Research (PCCR)

Studies cancers at the cellular level to discover how they develop, progress and respond to treatment. Finds ways to detect cancer sooner and treat it more effectively. Shares its work with scientists and physicians worldwide to save and enhance human lives.

Contact
Apply through SROP
Web http://www.cancerresearch.purdue.edu/

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) Program

The SURF program provides undergraduates opportunity to gain hands-on research experience by exploring a topic of interest alongside a Purdue professor and graduate student. During the 11-week summer program, students develop their knowledge of the research process by contributing to a real world project, network with other researchers, and present their discoveries at the end of the summer. The program offers full time, paid research positions on the Purdue campus and is open to students from all disciplines.

Contact
Vicki Leavitt
surf@purdue.edu
Web https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/Research/SURF

Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Research Sciences (TOPRS)

The Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Research Sciences (TOPRS) is a USDA-funded program to provide research support and curricular activities with the goal of attracting and training researchers in the area of obesity. TOPRS is open to PU-WL sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and good academic standing. The program is designed to support research activities, and provide educational and research opportunities that will support continued student interest and maximize abilities to advance obesity prevention research, including enhance the ability of the students to work in transdisciplinary teams.

Contact
Amy Childress
childres@purdue.edu
Web http://discoverypark.itap.purdue.edu/learningcenter/cpip/students/

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