CZR Veterinary Student Summer Training at University of Illinois

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Summer Research Training Program for Veterinary Students

Application Process

Eligibility Requirements

• Enrollment in the first or second year of veterinary school at the time of application.
• A cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the DVM curriculum.
• Career interests that would benefit from research training. (Veterinary students from other universities are encouraged to apply.)

Submitting Your Application

• Complete the online application form.
• The application deadline for the program is February 2, 2015.

Selection Process

• All applications will be reviewed by the program’s Scientific Steering Committee.
• Academic record, application information and professional references will be considered in the review process.
• The student-mentor matching process will begin immediately after the application deadline and continue until all places in the program are filled.

Student-Mentor Matching

• Students will be matched with mentors based on the student’s statement of interests and availability of research projects. Applicants may learn about potential mentors by visiting our "Meet our Mentors " page.
• Students will be notified of a potential match in the program and will meet with the mentor to discuss possible research projects. Following that meeting, the student and mentor will provide feedback to the program’s committee to indicate whether they have agreed to work together.

Click here to view our Applicant FAQ page.