Zuni Student 2018 Summer Program

Zuni Student 2018 Summer Internship Research Program

Summer Internship Information

The Fostering Research Training and Education Program provides a paid internship for students participating for 40 hours per week during the summer of 2018.

The program is designed for students like you who are interested in careers in cancer research. It will help prepare you for college and graduate education in the health and social sciences while helping you attain skills needed to apply for and succeed in careers in biomedical research and public health.

To apply, you must be Native American. You must be a United States citizen or non-citizen national, or have lawfully been admitted to the United States for permanent residence. You must be a Zuni high school student, age 18 or older, in good academic standing with a strong aptitude and interest in science. You will need to identify a teacher at your school who will commit to supporting you during the program.

Application Packet Checklist

  1. Submit the following completed documents:
    1. Program Application  Download Application PDF
    2. Program Student Recommendation Form    Download Recommendation PDF
    3. An unofficial copy of your current transcripts or current report card.
HOW TO SEND IN completed PDF forms
and unofficial transcript / report card:

email: laesquibel@salud.unm.edu
fax: (505) 925-4459
or mail to:
Loretta Esquibel
UNM Cancer Center Research Administration
2325 Camino de Salud NE, Bldg. 229
MSC07 4025
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Please complete the research program application. Send it in one PDF formatted document by email to laesquibel@salud.unm.edu by March 1, 2018.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Loretta Esquibel at (505) 272-4539 or laesquibel@salud.unm.edu,
or Donica Ghahate at DNeha@ salud.unm.edu or 505-782-2578.


Angela Wandinger-Ness, Ph.D.
Associate Director for
Education, Training and Mentoring
UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Pathology
The University of New Mexico