Undergraduate Engagement


The BioCoRE undergraduate program is designed to: 

  1. Provide paid research-intensive laboratory experiences within Duke labs. 
  2. Educate scholars on careers in research while fostering community around scientific interest. 
  3. Cultivate an interest in graduate school by providing first-hand opportunities to interact with and get mentorship from Duke graduate students and faculty members. 
  4. Prepare competitive applicants for high research intensive graduate programs in the biosciences.
  5. Enhance scholars’ scientific excellence and professional development.  

Program available for undergraduates: 

  1. BioCoRE Summer Scholar: An 8-week immersive summer research opportunity of 40 hours per week.  

Scholar Requirements:  

  • Presentation of research at the end of the summer. 
  • Manditory attendance to all summer programming.
  • Advocacy for program vision and creating a community of diversity.

Apply to BioCoRE!