Welcome to STAR
Student Training & Research Program

Discover Your Passion for Research

"More than just research and workshops, it was the personal interactions and relationships formed that made STAR such a great experience!”

“I loved the research, coming into lab every day and learning something new.”

“I wish STAR would have lasted the whole summer.”

"STAR provided me with a great research opportunity where I got to work on my own project and present results in only 9 weeks!”

“YES! I would recommend STAR to my classmates back at college.”

“I really loved all of the workshops, and I think that each one added something special to my experience as a STAR this summer.”

“I would definitely recommend my mentor and lab. Everyone working there is so helpful and caring, making it really feel like a family.”

Do you have a natural curiosity, interest in science and a desire to make a difference?

Are you a motivated, hard-working undergraduate ready for a challenge?

Looking for a summer experience where you can learn and have a blast?

Want to be a part of a team with world-class scientists?

           If so, the STAR Program is the perfect fit for YOU!


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Important Dates

Application Opens: November 1, 2016
Application Deadline: February 3, 2017
Acceptance Notification: April 2017
Session Dates: May 22-July 21, 2017