Available Training Opportunities

University of Maryland School of Medicine
2024 American Cancer Society Diversity in Cancer Research (DICR) Internship

The DICR Program is a 10-week summer internship for undergraduate students interested in cancer research. The program provides integrated research, educational and clinical experiences that emphasize the translation of laboratory discoveries into clinical applications and inspire the next generation of cancer researchers and physician-scientists.

Interns admitted to the DICR Program receive a competitive support package. Housing is available at Loyola University Maryland and UMB at competitive rates. The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2024; late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please see the links below for a full description of the program and application instructions.







2024 RAMP

The UMB Research and Mentoring Program (UMB RAMP) is a summer research training program that targets 11th and 12th grade high school students from West Baltimore. This is a 2-year program, consisting of a 5-week summer program that teaches foundational knowledge required to understand concepts across the translational research continuum while providing the skills to perform basic lab techniques and clinical measurements and school year research rotation experiences in year one, followed by an applied summer research experience during the second summer. High school participants can be paid through YouthWorks for the summer portions in addition to being paid up to $500 for participating in the research rotations.