Memorial Sloan Kettering Internship Program 2018

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2018 Quantitative Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (QSURE) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Click to download application form – Applications due by January 5th

Program Overview

QSURE internship program is designed for exceptional undergraduate students with an aptitude in quantitative sciences and an interest in cancer and population health. Students will participate in an individual research program and receive exposure to methods in biostatistics, epidemiology and health outcomes research.

Program Goal

The QSURE program aims to provide a hands-on research experience to undergraduates with an aptitude for and interest in quantitative sciences in cancer. By conducting research in biostatistics, epidemiology or health outcomes research, students will advance their quantitative skills and knowledge, as well as their understanding of options for graduate study and careers in these areas.

Important Dates

January 5th − complete applications are due. Application materials received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

February 15th − notification of admission

June 4th − start of QSURE Internship

July 25th − final student presentations

July 27th − end of QSURE Internship

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as full time undergrad student with at least one semester remaining before graduation
  • Be authorized to work in the US
  • Have at least one semester of college-level statistics
  • Be in good academic standing

Competitive Applicants Will Have

  • A keen interest in cancer and population health
  • Experience or aptitude in data analysis
  • A strong academic record
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Application Requirements

  • Resume
  • Statement of interest (~ 500 words)
  • Letter of good academic standing from Dean, College Counselor or equivalent
  • Letter of recommendation from Professor or equivalent

Click to download application form – Applications due by January 5th

Selection Process

After the Program Directors conduct the first review of applications and make preliminary suggestions for admission, each faculty mentor reviews the suggested pool and selects the applicant that best matches their planned project. Attributes of successful applicants include:

  • Demonstration of a desire to pursue graduate education or a career in quantitative sciences in health (e.g., statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, health policy, behavioral sciences)
  • Motivation and aptitude for independent and collaborative research
  • Inquisitive mind
  • Commitment to professional conduct and integrity
  • Interests that align with an available project

Final decisions will be sent to applicants via email by mid-February.

Additional Information:

  • A modest stipend will be provided
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US
  • Housing is not provided

Internship Location

The QSURE Internship is sponsored by Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, located in midtown Manhattan. The Department’s offices at 485 Lexington Avenue are in easy walking distance of several New York City subway lines and the Metro North Railroad at Grand Central Terminal. Penn Station (Long Island Railroad, New Jersey Transit) and the Port Authority Bus Terminal are easily accessible via mass transit. MSK operates regular shuttle buses between midtown and MSK’s main campus on the Upper East Side, where QSURE interns will have access to the MSK Library and to relevant lectures, seminars, and other educational activities.

Research Areas and Methods

Student research projects vary from year to year, but all involve learning and using quantitative methods in Biostatistics, Epidemiology or Health Outcomes Research. Common research areas and methods include:

  • Survival analysis
  • Prediction modeling
  • Clinical trial design
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Cancer genetics and genomics
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Quality and cost of cancer care
  • Late and long-term side effects in cancer survivors
  • Disparities in cancer care and outcomes

Using the link below you can list all current intern positions and apply to the position that suits you.

https://www.mskcc.org/departments/epidemiology-biostatistics/student-intern