The Gates Center Summer Internship Program
(GSIP) encourages outstanding undergraduates to consider careers in biomedical
research in an academic or industry setting by providing state-of-the-art
training opportunities at the Gates Center.
February 12, 2018
Applicants will be contacted:
Week of March 12, 2018
Start of internship:
June 1, 2018
End of internship and presentations:
August 10, 2018
A committee of
Gates Center faculty will select highly qualified undergraduates to work
full-time for 10 weeks from June 1 to August 10, 2018 in laboratories
located at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Applicants will be
contacted by email starting the week of March 12, 2018. Applicants will
have seven days to accept the internship offer and will be asked to sign a
letter of acceptance agreeing to complete the program requirements. Please note
that GSIP is a full-time training program that spans 10 weeks. Therefore,
fellows may not combine their research work with any other daytime commitments.
All undergraduate students that are in a science related major, including former GSIP interns and 2018 graduates, are eligible to apply.
are required to attend orientation, weekly lectures given by Gates Center
researchers, and a field trip to the newly established Gates Biomanufacturing Facility. They must also
present their work at the end of the internship at the poster session.
patents, posters, talks or projects that result from an intern's participation
in GSIP must credit the program by including the funding acknowledgement.
The application deadline for summer 2018
is February 12th.
the online GSIP Application.
2. Arrange to
have two letters of recommendation (at least one from a science teacher/lecturer from
a course completed by the applicant).
· Specify the names of two recommenders who are willing to recommend
you. The recommender will have to attach their letter through the unique link
that will be sent to them.
Stipend, Parking, and
will be paid a stipend of $3,600 in three installments via direct deposit.
parking will be available.
training program does not provide housing. Please view www.rotatingroom.com; www.zillow.com and www.trulia.com for a list of housing
options. We encourage interns to explore co-housing with classmates via our
GSIP Facebook page.
is offering two fully funded summer training positions that include
lodging, transport and food for highly qualified undergraduates from Colorado
who are in financial need. In evaluating need, GSIP will first look for
students who currently receive Pell Grants or other federal financial aid. To
apply for these two opportunities, please fill the regular GSIP application and the financial
aid form (Coming Soon!).
Program and Activities
All GSIP interns will
have the opportunity to participate in various activities throughout the summer:
1. Biweekly Career Development
and Scientific Lecture series: Career Development lectures will cover
a variety of topics that include scientific writing, diversity matters, research
ethics, graduate and medical school career choices and strategies. The scientific
lectures will cover current research and discoveries in cancer, ophthalmology,
orthopedics, stem cell and regenerative medicine.
2. Career Development
Lunch series: The Anschutz Medical Campus Office of Inclusion and Outreach in conjunction
with the CCTSI Clinical and Translational Science Institute offers a Career
Development Lunch Series that focuses on networking and professionalism, the
stages of the academic scientific path, opportunities in the private and public
sector and applying to graduate school.
3. Social activities: Opportunities to
mingle with interns, Gates Center staff and mentors, and GSIP supporters
including a picnic to be held on campus and last day dinner. Other activities
are planned and will be announced in the upcoming months. Stay tuned!
4. Community Outreach: An opportunity to give
back to Colorado and the community by joining the annual Mallets for Melanoma
charity polo tournament that will be held on August 5th at the
Denver Polo Club. GSIP students will be able to participate in the planning
and/or volunteer on the day the event.
5. End of Program
activities: A group photo of the 2018 GSIP will be taken and will proceed the
keynote lecture by an eminent scientist. A poster competition will follow where
the top 5 presentations will be awarded a prize and showcased at the Gates