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Undergraduate Pathways

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A young male adult presents a research poster at Dell Med as part of a Livestrong Cancer Institutes program.
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Led by Dell Med’s Livestrong Cancer Institutes, the American Cancer Society Cancer Research Internship seeks undergraduate students at UT Austin to join Dell Med for a yearlong experience in cancer research. Interns work with experienced mentors in labs across campus, gaining professional and academic experience in the field of biomedical science.

Led by the CoLab at Dell Med, the CoLab Associate Program provides UT Austin graduate students, undergraduate students and recent graduates experience in technology commercialization, entrepreneurship and more through a semesterlong position.

Supported by the Department of Neurology, the Health Leadership Apprentice Program is a semesterlong apprenticeship in which students of UT Austin and Huston-Tillotson University as well as recent grads work alongside Dell Med faculty and staff on projects tied to health transformation.

Dell Med and The University of Texas at Austin participate in JAMP, which supports and encourages highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students to pursue medical education.

The Summer Chemistry for Pre-Health Professions program provides undergraduate freshmen with a foundation in general chemistry to help close the gap in what is considered a “weed-out” class that has a high potential to impact whether students change their major or career path.