This program provides a paid internship for students participating for 40 hours per week during the summer of 2021.
The CURE program is designed for students who are interested in careers in cancer research. It will help prepare students for college and graduate education in the health and social sciences while helping them 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 high school student, age 16 or older, in good academic standing 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.
If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Loretta Esquibel at (505) 272-4539
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