CPIP Requirements for Undergraduates

Research Work: Students will devote a minimum of 400 hours during the summer session (avg. 40 hours/week for 10 weeks) and 6-9 hours/week during the academic year

CPIP Summer Brown Bag Sessions: Undergraduate students attend weekly CPIP brown bag seminars to discuss issues related to research, cancer prevention, and professional development

CPIP Academic-Year Seminar Course (NUTR590): Undergraduate and graduate students attend the Cancer Prevention Internship Program Seminar (1 credit) in the Fall and Spring semesters Thurs 4:30-5:20

Community Outreach: Undergraduate students will also participate in a service learning experience that will contribute to reducing the burden of cancer in Indiana. The issues of cancer prevention provide a rich and exciting set of opportunities for community partnerships within the local community. They will identify needs, design and implement programs to impact the community in regards to cancer prevention.

Other Required Activities: Participate in networking events with CPIP interns and research team, including research events held at the end of each semester

  1. Oral and poster presentations by CPIP interns that record research progress to date
  2. Participate in program evaluation
  3. Participate in formal assessment of program

Contact CPIP

To contact CPIP, please e-mail CPIP@purdue.edu