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Bonner Partner > Mayo Graduate School - Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Gradute School - Mayo Clinic


200 First St. SW 

Rochester, MN 55905 




Contact Information:

Lead Contact: Bruce Horazdovsky, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Contact Phone: 507-284-0308

Contact Emailhorazdovsky.bruce@mayo.edu


Organization Description: The Mayo Clinic is known mostly for high quality clinical care, but is also a leading center for biomedical research and education.  Its community of scientists and clinicians promotes cooperation, not competition.  Over 1,900 physicians and scientists work there. The Mayo clinic provides biomedical research and education along with extensive patient care.   


Issue Area(s):

  • Health
  • Education 


Type(s) of Bonner Partnership Connections:

  • Alternative Break Site
  • Internship opportunity
  • Educational opportunity
  • Job opportunity
  • Resource Provider


Internship Position

Internship Description: The Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship brings 90-100 undergraduate research fellows each summer from around the US to the Mayo Clinic where they work beside investigators on a broad array of biomedical research questions. Students conduct their own small research project, participate in weekly seminars, join a summer journal club and receive a fellowship award.  


Internship Start/End Dates:

Application Process: Application must be done by mail or through the Internet.

To apply to the SURF program, you need to submit:

- A completed online SURF application form

- A one or two- page description of your goals, interests and prior research experience. As part of this description specifically address the question: “What leads you to believe you want to be a scientist?” - A current official transcript (a copy marked "Released to Student" is acceptable)

- Two letters of recommendation from undergraduate teachers or research advisers. 


Application Deadline:

Stipend Provided?: Yes - Each student will receive  a stipend of $4,000 provided to cover travel, housing, and expenses.

Housing Provided?: Yes

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