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American Cancer Society BCCC-CURE Summer Research Internships

The ACS-BCCC-CURE Summer Internships for Undergraduate Underrepresented Students (summers of 2024, 2025, and 2026) is a supplement grant to the generous BCCC-CURE American Cancer Society Diversity in Cancer Research Grant (2023-2026). Selected students will get:

  • Cancer research experience with a BCCC-CURE Principal Investigator during the summer (10 weeks, full-time, $5,000 stipend)
  • Mentoring and support throughout the summer and academic semesters afterward
  • Professional development and career advice opportunities during the internship and afterward
  • Application requirements:
    1. Be a full-time Brooklyn College student
    2. GPA of at least 2.70
    3. Be a United States citizen or permanent resident (documents will be required if selected for the positions)
    4. Be a member of a group that is under-represented in biomedical research, including, but not limited to: a racial or ethnic minority group; individuals with disabilities; individuals from a family below the established low-income threshold; or individuals from an underperforming urban high school. (details included in the application form)
    5. Identify a BCCC-CURE mentor willing to mentor the student (cancer research project) *List of potential mentors: Murat Cevher,  Maria Contel, Garumma Feyissa, Emilio Gallicchio, Guillermo Gerona-Navarro, Margrethe Horlyck-Romanovsky, Ankit Jain, Xinyin Jiang, Devorah Kletenik, Aneta Mieszawska, Ryan Murelli, Sheena Phillogene, Mara Schvarzstein, Anjana SaxenaShaneen Singh and Mariana Torrente.


(email all as a single PDF file named: surname-acs-summerinternship to

  • Research Project signed by the BCCC-CURE Mentor (max. 3p with references)
  • Updated CV/Resume of the student
  • Official transcript
  • Completed Google form (available starting January 3rd)

Applications for the Summer of 2024 will open on January 3rd of 2024 (deadline March 22nd, 2024). There are six competitive internships available. Applications will be reviewed by a team of expert researchers and awards will be communicated by May.