University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, in partnership with the Flinn Foundation, is now recruiting interns for Summer 2024.  The program will provide an immersive research and educational experience for students interested in exploring careers in medicine and biomedical research.

The program is for undergraduate students, who have completed at least their first year of college. Selected interns will work closely with biomedical scientists doing research over a 10-week period. A stipend of $4000 will be provided during the program.

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 16, 2024
  • Reference Letters Accepted until March 1, 2024
  • Interviews may be scheduled
  • Applicants will be notified in Early March

Application Instructions

To complete the application, you will need:

  • A personal statement, no longer than two pages, that answers the following questions:
  • Why are you applying for our program and what do you hope to gain?
  • Do you intend to apply to medical school? Is a MD/PhD program of interest to you?
  • Do you have professional laboratory experience (beyond science class labs)?
  • Do you have other clinical, leadership, extracurricular or community experiences that have prepared you for this internship?
  • Which college course or other academic experience have you found most rewarding? Why?
  • What has influenced your decision to pursue medicine? Please provide a thoughtful response to this question.
  • What would you like the selection committee to know about you that was not addressed in the questions above?
  • A PDF of your (unofficial) high school transcript
  • A PDF of your (unofficial) college transcript
  • A PDF of your CV/Resume
  • The email address of a college professor who will write a reference/recommendation on your behalf. They will receive an email requesting the completion of an online form.


  • Current Undergraduate student (must be enrolled as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior for Fall 2024 or be a recent college graduate taking a gap year).
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • US Citizen or permanent resident
  • Able to commit to the full 10-week summer research experience. Vacations or conflicting commitments will not be accommodated.
  • We encourage applications from students from groups underrepresented in medicine, are disadvantaged or have non-traditional and/or first-generation college backgrounds.

    For more information, please contact Liz Bornstein.