Summer Undergraduate Programs

Welcome to Penn State College of Medicine’s summer undergraduate programs! A variety of resources are available for you as you complete your internship.

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Resources for Summer Undergraduate Students

Career Development and Scientific Research Seminars Expand answer

A variety of career development seminars are offered from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays in room C1845 of the College of Medicine. Lunch will be available.

Also, scientific research seminars are offered noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in room C1845 of the College of Medicine. Lunch will be available.

Upcoming seminars in both areas include:

Symposium Overview and Abstract Submission Expand answer

The Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium for 2018 will be held Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.

Submit a symposium abstract here

Abstracts must be submitted by noon July 20, 2018.

For details, contact the Office of Graduate Student Affairs at grad-hmc@psu.edu.

Symposium Sample Abstract Expand answer

Title of Presentation

Jack Jones, SURIP, Penn State College of Medicine; Jane Smith, Dept of Kinesiology, Penn State College of Health and Human Development; and John Doe, Dept of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine.

Background: Explain why this project is important, and the rationale for doing this study. (2-4 sentences)

Methods: Describe how the study was done (2-3 sentences)

Results: Describe the main findings of the study (4-5 sentences)

Conclusions: Put the findings in perspective and explain the implications of the findings. (3-5 sentences)

The entire abstract should not exceed 500 words and should use Arial 11-point font. If your project cannot be described using these headings, you may write an unstructured abstract, but it must still be within the word limit.