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CCTS Summer Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship

Pictured above from L-R are: Connor Coe (UMass Boston), Gabrielle Pandalfo (UMass Lowell), Alice Moreira (UMass Lowell), Grace White (UMass Amherst), Christina Ciaramitaro (Umass Lowell) and Scott Thorley (UMass Amherst). Back row, from L-R are: Natalia Arcos Rivera, (UMass Lowell), Lovia Asiedua Gyau (UMass Lowell), Daniela Salinas Camacho (UMass Lowell), Sophie Spielberger (UMass Amherst), Mariana Hebert (UMass Dartmouth). Missing from photo are Batoul and Nour Chouiki, UMass Boston.

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:  

  • Cancer Research Office
  • Clinical Research Center
  • Clinical Research Informatics
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Health Informatics & Implementation Science
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Pediatrics (Neonatology)
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology


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.


  • Dates in early 2024 will be announced


  • Full-Time
  • 10 Weeks
  • Dates for June - August 2024 TBD
  • UMass Chan Medical School Campus
  • 10+ Student Positions
  • Compensation Provided

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