CAU Cancer Research Center Launches Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Education Pipeline Initiative
ATLANTA, GA – January 2019 – Clark Atlanta University today announced the launch of the Biomedical Education Pipeline Initiative (BEPI), in partnership with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Through this program, the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development will offer paid summer internships to qualifying CAU students majoring in biology, chemistry, and biomedical engineering.
While each internship is unique, interns participate in the following core activities:
- Safety training and orientation
- Guidance and regular one-on-one meetings with research faculty
- Opportunity to attend lab meetings, department meetings
- Lunchtime learning and networking events
- Opportunity to enhance presentation skills
- Attend or participate in the annual Poster Day in August
All interested applicants can apply via the program’s website for both the BEPI program and internships for academic credit. The deadline for the BEPI program is March 1, 2019. Academic credit internships have a rolling application process. Interested students should directly contact Cedars-Sinai faculty members to identify available internships based on their area of interest.
For more information, please contact Priscilla Bakari in the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at (404) 880-6763 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD)
The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University was established in 1999 out of the strengths of the Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry. CCRTD is currently supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored Research Center in Minority Institutions (RCMI) program; the National Institutes on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD); National Cancer Institute (NCI); Department of Defense (DoD); and Georgia Research Alliance.
About Clark Atlanta University
Established in 1988 by the consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is one of the Nation’s foremost research institutions, offering students from around the United States and several foreign countries the opportunity to engage in 38 exciting areas of study at bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Located in the historic heart of Atlanta, one of the world's great international cities, CAU’s nearly 4,000 students enjoy access academic and co-curricular experiences, from forensic