Every summer, Washington University in St. Louis students learn and contribute to research by working closely with faculty or participating in other research projects at the university.
Washington University fosters a mentoring environment in which students work alongside their professors on research projects.
Advanced Summer Program for Investigation and Research Education (ASPIRE)
ASPIRE is an intensive summer research opportunity for undergraduates from any institution who are interested in clinical research. Coursework, mentored research and professional development programming all take place on the Medical Campus.
Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences Summer Research Programs
DBBS offers opportunities for undergraduates to experience the outstanding cutting edge research at Washington University and the City of St. Louis and its surrounding areas.
Institute for Informatics Summer Research Program Internships
The Institute for Informatics offers summer internships to undergraduate and graduate students from various backgrounds. Students will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of faculty mentors and research scientists in a program that focuses on the support and elevation of biomedical informatics through research translation and practice.
Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program
The Institute for Public Health offers a summer research program that exposes undergraduate, graduate and medical students to public or global health research in a lab or field-based setting.
Siteman Cancer Center Summer Research Program
The Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunities Program is designed to provide students with hands-on cancer research experience for 10 weeks over the summer. Opportunities range from basic science research to clinical research to prevention/control and population research.
TL1 Predoctoral Clinical Research Program
TL1 is an intensive two-month summer research opportunity, beginning June 1 and ending July 31, for allied health graduate students from any institution who are interested in clinical research. Coursework, mentored research and professional development programming all take place on the Medical Campus.
Research Opportunities by School
The faculty of Washington University are distinguished for their research and creative activities. Each of Washington University’s seven schools offers research opportunities for students.