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Medical and Dental School preparation:

University of Louisville Summer Medical and Dental Education program (SMDEP) - Summer program for Freshmen and Sophomores

Univ. of Cincinnati Summer Premed enrichment program (SPEP) - Summer immersion program for sophomores and juniors

UT Medical Center - Medical Explorations Program - shadowing physicians; first come, first served so apply early!

Pediatric Oncology Education Program (POE), St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN - (funded by NIH / National Cancer Institute)


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GRE Graduate Record Examinations

Graduate Bioinformatics information


Environmental Internship Opportunities 


Undergraduate Summer Field and Laboratory Research

Many large universities have summer undergraduate research programs and many provide a stipend. Search the internet for additional programs.

Ledford Award 2011-2012

Kentucky Young Scientist Summer Research program - (KYSS) - Univ. Kentucky

Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy

Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Emory

US Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

Minority fellowship for rising juniors UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarships and Summer Internship


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Medical Schools in the US and Canada:
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Certified Nursing Assistant Classes:

AAMC resources for pre-med students (pdf)

Nursing degrees and careers:


Directory of Nursing Schools in the U.S.


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MCAT preparation courses:


Princeton Review

MCAT/DAT Review Workshop - Univ. of Louisville summer program - for students after 2 years of college


2011-2012 Science Scholarships


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Biology Alumni Facebook Group

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