This event will restrict funds to the Diversity in Research Internships program which will offer paid biomedical research internship opportunities for undergraduate students from racial or ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented in the scientific community. A more diverse scientific workforce is critical to invigorating problem-solving, driving innovation, and ultimately better equipping the scientific community to address inequities that exist in cancer prevention, treatment, and care.

The Diversity in Research Internships program will place participating interns in cancer research labs at leading institutions across the country. They will engage in a hands-on experience, while receiving mentorship from leading scientists in the field. Our hope is that their internship experience encourages them to consider a career within the cancer research field.