Looking to expand your scientific scope? Ready to improve your lab techniques? The UF College of Medicine offers a variety of undergraduate research opportunities.

Summer Health Professions Education Program, or (SHPEP)

SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools. The 6-week program will take place on the University of Florida campus, with on-campus room and board.

Summer Neuroscience Internship Program, or (SNIP)

SNIP provides a mentored research experience for undergraduates and recent graduates interested in neuroscience who have not been accepted for post-graduate training. It’s a 10-week paid internship that includes housing and a weekly stipend.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, or (SURF), Program

SURF is designed to give students an immersive research experience that focuses on pharmacology and therapeutics and includes drug discovery and biological therapies. It’s a 10-week program with mentored independent research, course work and enrichment activities.

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Biosciences REU

The Whitney Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduate program (REU) is funded by the National Science Foundation and located in St. Augustine, Florida.

Undergraduate Research – College of Medicine

UF undergraduate students interested in research for credit in a College of Medicine laboratory should enroll in BMS 4905.