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  • A 2-year training program in Science Research
  • Enhance your credentials for applying to a university
  • Work in a research laboratory as a Research Assistant
  • Opportunities to attend National Research Meetings
  • Underrepresented populations in STEM are encouraged to apply

Bridges is open to undergraduates wanting to enter careers in science research. Candidates must be enrolled full-time to be eligible and have a least a 2.5 GPA. Trainees are given a 2-year appointment that starts in June. The program provides 10-weeks of full-time employment during the summers, and part-time employment at 15 hours per week during the academic years. The “Bridges to the Baccalaureate Degree” is funded by a grant from NIH/NIGMS—GM053403.

Application information:

  • Applications are available online
  • Deadline TBD
  • Acceptances will be announced TBD

Contact information

At UMD
Mary Cannedy-Clarke
218.726.7970
mcannedy@d.umn.edu

Shannon Redbrook
218.726.6909
samentye@d.umn.edu

At LSC
Terrence Wilcox
Biology Faculty
218.733.7698
t.wilcox@lsc.edu