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Summer Research & Shadowing Enrichment

The following is a partial listing of some of the research and enrichment opportunities available nationwide. Follow the links for more information about each!

Pre-Health Programs


Programs for Minority and Disadvantaged Students

Be sure to review a comprehensive list of opportunities here: Comprehensive Listing of Summer Opportunities


Medical Research and Enrichment


Science Research


International Programs

Note: most international programs have significant costs to participate (unlike most of the opportunities above which are available at little to no cost).

Notice for all students participating in clinical experiences abroad: You can face challenges when you travel to other countries if you don’t choose your program wisely and prepare in advance on how to react and behave in situations that may occur while abroad. Please review the following documents regarding appropriate patient care:
Guidelines for Premedical and Medical Students Providing Patient Care During Clinical Experiences Abroad from the AAMC
Finding an Appropriate Global Health Experience (provided with permission from the University of Minnesota)
Learning Ethically While Abroad (provided with permission from the University of Minnesota)

Disclaimer: Events, information, and opportunities published by the USF Division of Health Professions Advising are provided for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace either  official university documents nor the advice of a qualified professional. Unless otherwise identified, off campus experiences are not affiliated with the University of South Florida and all participation is at each student’s sole discretion. Furthermore, the University of South Florida does not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness, and legality of the contents of any linked third party websites