committee of Gates Center faculty will select highly qualified
undergraduates to work full-time for 11 weeks from May 30 to August 11,
2017 in laboratories located at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical
will be contacted by email starting the week of March 22, 2017. 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 11 weeks. Therefore,
fellows may not combine their research work with any other daytime commitments.
Eligibility and Requirements
All college undergraduates and spring 2017 graduates, including former interns, are eligible to apply.
Interns 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.
publications, patents, posters, talks or projects that result from an intern's
participation in GSIP must credit the program by including the funding
The application deadline for summer 2017 is February 10th.
1. Complete the following application items found in the GSIP Application Packet, assemble them in
this order into a pdf file and email it to GSIP@ucdenver.edu:
a. Completed program application.
b. Your resume, two-page
c. A one-page maximum essay detailing the applicant's academic activities, the applicant’s interest in the GSIP, expectations from the program, and future career goals. The essay
should also include the reasons for selecting their desired mentors/projects. The essay should be
typewritten, 11pt Arial font, and 1.5 line-spacing.
2. Arrange to have two
letters of recommendation (at least one from a science teacher/lecturer from a
course completed by the applicant) sent to the Gates Summer Internship Program. See application packet for instructions.
3. Have your college/university
send an official college transcript by mail to:
Gates Center Summer Internship Program
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
12800 E 19th Avenue
RC1-N, P18-8404K, MS8320
Aurora, CO 80045
Parking, and Housing
Interns will be paid a
stipend of $3,500 in three installments via direct deposit. Parking or bus
passes will be provided by the program. For housing click here.
hopes to enhance its mission by
offering two fully funded summer training positions that include
lodging, transport and food for highly qualified undergraduates from rural
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.
All GSIP interns will
have the opportunity to participate in various activities throughout the summer
in collaboration with CLIMB Internship Program (Colorado Leaders, Interns,
Mentors in Business program) and the Office of Inclusion and Outreach.
1. Week-day CLIMB
Week-day activities designed to educate students about Denver and introduce
them to Colorado include a Wednesday night dinner and distinguished guest
speaker series. Past speakers have included CEOs, startup founders, the curator
of the Denver Art Museum, the president of Mile High United Way and the
director of the Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine. Additionally, students
are paired with local mentors and have the opportunity to interact and network
with them and others involved in the CLIMB program.
2. Week-end CLIMB
Past local events have included the Denver chalk art festival at Larimer
Square, the Cherry Creek arts festival, Shakespeare in the Park, a white water
rafting trip, Rockies baseball games and concerts. All GSIP interns are invited
to participate regardless of whether or not they will be living in CLIMB
3. Career Development
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.
All GSIP students are
encouraged to attend. A more detailed list of summer 2017 activities will be
available by February 2017.
February 10, 2017
Applicants will be contacted:
Week of March 22, 2017
Start of internship:
May 30, 2017
End of internship and presentations:
August 11, 2017