Sinte Gleska University Summer Research Experience

The NSF REU Site: Social-Behavioral Research Training in American Indian Community-Based Projects is offered by Sanford Research and Sinte Gleska University.

Application Deadline is February 15, 2018

http://www.sanfordresearch.org/education/undergraduates/sure/

This Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to receive hands-on research experience and mentoring in a social behavioral research setting with American Indian community-based projects.

SURE is a 10 week, full-time paid internship which includes support for housing, travel, and expenses. The program schedule for the upcoming summer is June 4August 10, 2018

Experience includes:

  • Research seminars
  • Journal Club
  • Professional Development Seminars
  • GRE Workshop
  • Dinner and other informal group events

Internship locations include Mission, Pine Ridge, Rapid City, Rosebud, and Sioux Falls, SD.

Criteria:

  • Undergraduate
  • Students who are underrepresented (which includes underrepresented minorities, first-generation college students, individuals from lower income backgrounds, Veterans and members of the Armed Forces) in science are encouraged to apply
  • Must have an interest in social, behavioral science research
  • Particularly helpful for students who want to attend graduate school

To apply, you will need the following:

  • Completed application
  • Resume: You can find a basic resume template here
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor or mentor
  • College transcripts, official or unofficial

Please email your materials to SURE.

SURE builds students’ capacity to conduct independent research while preparing them with greater skills and ideas to develop their future career paths.

This program offers promising underrepresented undergraduates the opportunity to explore their interest in pursuing careers in the social science professions and in disparities research.

Read our 2017 newsletter to find profiles of our last cohort of students and their projects. To see additional student profiles and their projects, please read our 20112012201320142015, and 2016 newsletters.

Listen to our radio advertisement.

“SURE made a great impression of South Dakota and the work done on American Indian Communities. Because of this program, I was able to gain valuable hands on projects in a field I want to pursue. For my program overall, I had an unforgettable, successful summer” – SURE 2016 Intern

Criteria:

  • Undergraduate
  • Students who are underrepresented (which includes underrepresented minorities, first-generation college students, individuals from lower income backgrounds, Veterans and members of the Armed Forces) in science are encouraged to apply
  • Must have an interest in social, behavioral science research
  • Particularly helpful for students who want to attend graduate school

To apply, you will need the following:

  • Completed application
  • Resume: You can find a basic resume template here
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor or mentor
  • College transcripts, official or unofficial

Please email your materials to SURE.

Application Deadline is February 15, 2018

“It’s always exciting to mentor students, they bring a new level of excitement and creativity to the lab” – SURE 2016 Mentor

For more information, or to ask questions, please contact:

Population Health

2301 E. 60th Street N.

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Phone: (605) 312-6208

E-mail

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