Undergraduate Opportunities

The Duke Precision Medicine Program is pleased to work with undergraduate students interested in gaining first-hand experience about applied genomics and precision medicine. Our faculty collaborate with several departments and schools, including Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, and Sanford. We periodically have special student programs, work study or research assistant positions available; please check our site for announcements. Independent research studies are arranged through the primary department of the faculty mentor. 

Summer Scholars

The Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine is supported by an R25 grant by the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH. This annual 10-week program is designed for full-time first- and second-year underrepresented in STEM students at any college or university. 

Snyderman Summer Scholars

This program provides Duke undergraduate students an opportunity to participate in a faculty-mentored research project in applied genomics and precision medicine. 

undergraduate guidance


Ever wondered what types of jobs you can pursue in the field of genetics and genomics? Explore resources for potential career paths for genomics. 

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Bass Connections project teams bring together faculty, postdocs, graduate students, undergraduates and external partners to tackle complex societal challenges in interdisciplinary research teams.