Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP)

The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP) is accepting applications for funded Summer Research Scholar positions in our Summer 2023 program.  NSURP is a 10-week, full-time program that offers opportunities consisting of laboratory-based, translational, and clinical biomedical research projects. The available positions are located at four Nemours sites:

  • Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware in Wilmington, DE (From the DE site, there are occasionally projects based at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA)
  • Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL
  • Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida in Orlando, FL
  • Nemours Children’s Health, Pensacola in Pensacola, FL

The location of each project is specified in the project abstracts, available in the link below.

Online applications: Accepted December 1, 2022 through January 15, 2023.  All letters of recommendation must be received by 11:59 PM EST on January 31, 2023 for consideration by the selection committee; applications lacking letters of recommendation after January 31st will be considered incomplete. 

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the time of application, a US citizen or legal permanent resident, have a minimum 3.2 college GPA (4.0 scale) and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.  Applicants should also have interest in research, medicine, healthcare, science, public health, or related fields.

Program information: Program dates are May 30 through August 4, 2023. During the program, Nemours clinical and research faculty will guide students through the process of formulating and testing hypotheses, interpreting data, and communicating results, while working on active research projects.  Available projects vary each year. Training is provided on human subjects protection, animal welfare, responsible conduct of research, and research ethics.  Program activities include a student-focused seminar series, undergraduate-oriented journal club, and engagement in other educational programs.  All students present their research project and findings to the community via poster sessions and oral presentations. Family and friends are invited to attend these events.

Click here for additional information and the online application.

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By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect