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Preprofessional Opportunities

Cleveland Clinic Center for Reproductive Medicine

Details

Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Cleveland Ohio
Deadline: Early March

Contact

Dr. Ashok Agarwal

9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk A19.1
Cleveland, Ohio 44195 USA

216-444-9485
Fax: 216-445-6049

Description

The Center for Reproductive Medicine at Cleveland Clinic has an exciting summer internship opportunity for highly motivated, academically oriented medical or undergraduate students interested in a career in medicine.
 
Our environment of academic and clinical collaboration offers an unsurpassed experience for students that include:

  • Experiencing a state-of-the-art research environment
  • Training in the art and science of conducting basic and clinical research
  • Mentoring by renowned researchers at a world-class medical institution
  • Developing a solid foundation for a research or clinical track career in medicine

The program's goal is to encourage students to consider a career in medicine, whether in the reproductive sciences or another specialty of their choosing. To this end, we have designed the summer internship to offer students a wide range of high quality experiences. During this eight-week program, participants will:

  • Work alongside reproductive scientists and clinicians on interesting research projects in a real laboratory setting
  • Interact with reproductive endocrinologists, gynecologists, male infertility specialists and urologists and observe them in clinics or surgery
  • Participate in the writing of research articles, systematic reviews and/ or invited book chapters in the field of reproductive endocrinology, assisted reproduction and/ or male & female infertility
  • Participate in daily lectures, research meetings and group discussions

Students will develop an understanding of how reproductive research is conducted. Participants will also learn how to:

  • Present research results in departmental meetings
  • Prepare and present PowerPoint talks at research conferences
  • Perform various data compilation and analysis techniques
  • Hone their public speaking skills