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Are you pursuing an undergraduate degree? If so, you may be interested in this training to become a trauma researcher.

To learn more or if you have any questions please contact Ivan Castro at iecastro@syr.edu, 315.443.5899.

Undergraduate Trauma Research Training Program  

Now recruiting Veterans (and a limited number of non-Veterans) who are undergraduates to participate in new program sponsored by the National Science Foundation; students earn $3,000 through participation.

SU Campus The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition is pleased to announce a program for undergraduates interested in becoming trauma researchers. 

In this program,  you will...

  • First, students will have a 2 week online orientation followed by an intensive 4-week summer program from June 6th - July 1st, 2016 (pending funding) at Syracuse University that will involve coursework, mentored student-faculty interaction and the development of a research project--and earn a $3,000 stipend! Room and board at Syracuse University will be provided free of charge. The month-long immersion program takes place on the Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY campus. Out-of-state participants are also eligible for some assistance in travel costs to and from Syracuse - please inquire as needed. Please contact us regarding the potential for bringing family to stay with you as well.

  • Second, students are expected to conduct research utilizing current data sets under the continued mentorship of REU faculty. You will be completing a poster for presentation by the end of the month.

  • Finally, students (with their mentors) are expected to present research findings in Fall or Spring at a professional conference, i.e. Eastern Psychology Association. Some assistance will be provided for travel and stay the conference.

If you are pursuing an undergraduate degree, you may be interested in this training to become a trauma researcher. For more information, contact Ivan Castro at iecastro@syr.edu, or call 315.443.5899.

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Application deadline: February 28, 2016.

How this program can help you:

For undergraduates interested in graduate school, it can sometimes be challenging to find meaningful research experiences that offer hands-on opportunities coupled with close work and mentoring with skilled faculty researchers. The REU program, is an ideal way to gain valuable research experience!

Participating in this experience-rich, hands-on research opportunity with faculty mentors committed to your success, the program will provide training to develop your research skills while increasing your marketability for admission to competitive graduate programs.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1559793. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.