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

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.