Undergraduate/Mentee Resources

Massively Open Research Experience UAF/BLaST Course:

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital job shadowing - A job shadow allows you to see first hand what the day to day activities are like in the specific health care career of your choosing at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF) supports, develops and institutionalizes UAF's diverse and robust programs of undergraduate research and creative scholarship.

Mentoring in Medicine & Science, Inc. (MIMS) is a nonprofit organization operating in Oakland, California. They have opportunities for undergraduates interested in becoming health professionals.

Pathways to Science is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP), funded by the NSF and NASA. It supports mentoring pathways to the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research provides mentor-mentee training and assessment, and is part of the NIH-funded  National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN).

Medical School Admission Requirements

Suggested Readings

Science Careers Article from the Journal Science: Top 10 Tips to Maximize your Mentoring  ideas to increase benefits of your personal and professional relationships with one or more mentors.

Science Careers Article from the Journal Science: Troubled by Interdisciplinarity? Interdisciplinarity can be wonderful, but there are difficulties and ways to make it work.