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CCTS Summer Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship

Undergrad Interns Summer 2022

UMCCTS offers a full-time, 10-week Summer Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship Program in collaboration with the UMass campuses around the commonwealth.

Students considering a health-focused career who are interested in working in the field of clinical and translational research upon graduation should apply for this unique opportunity at the UMass Chan Medical School Campus in Worcester, MA.  Undergraduate interns will get an understanding of the array of career opportunities available and gain a wholistic understanding of the field of clinical research.  Interns will undergo a rigorous training program and participate in hands-on learning as part of a clinical research team. Project experiences vary based on research team assignment, though include diverse activities such as shadowing staff in research positions, learning about various disease states, enrolling and consenting research participants, learning about digital medicine techniques, educating patients, collecting and inputting data, and engaging in the regulatory process.

Past Internship Assignments:  

  • Pediatrics/NICU
  • Health Informatics & Implementation Science
  • Cancer Research Office
  • Clinical Research Center: Epstein Barr-Virus Team
  • Psychiatry/Substance Use Disorders
  • Psychiatry/MRI and Infant Social Development
  • Emergency Medicine: Cardiac focus
  • Clinical Research Center Regulatory, QA/QC


Rising College Juniors, Seniors or recent graduates at one of the UMass campuses who have an interest in the health field and a strong GPA of 3.0 or above should come to one of our information sessions to learn more about this exciting opportunity.


  • Friday, January 20th 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 25th 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 8th 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Thursday, February 9th 1:00-2:00 PM


  • Full-Time
  • 10 Weeks
  • June 5th - August 11th 2023
  • UMass Chan Medical School Campus
  • 10+ Student Positions
  • Compensation Provided

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Summer Internship RFA - 2023