For Undergraduate Students
UT Southwestern offers a number of programs for undergraduate students to work in clinical and/or research environments either on-campus or at one of our affiliated clinics and hospitals.
Learn more about these programs below.
Dr. Emmet Conrad Leadership Program
Named in honor of the renowned Dallas African-American physician and educational advocate, the Conrad Program assists students in acquiring paid internships along with character building education and community service projects.
The Green Fellowships are a joint project of the UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the University of Texas – Dallas (UTD) in which UTD science and engineering majors are matched to graduate faculty to complete a semester-long intensive research training experience.
Joint Admissions Medical Program (JAMP)
JAMP targets first-year undergraduates who are highly qualified and economically disadvantaged who have interest in pursuing a medical education. The program extends over two summers.
Minority Premedical Conference
The goal of this annual conference is to provide advisors and students with information regarding admissions, financial aid, student life, and entry requirements for our programs as well as present specific information about each of the programs.
Parkland Collegiate Fellow Program
R-25 Training Grant in NHLBI-Focused Research for Minority Students
This resource funds stipend support (and housing, if appropriate) for a limited number of minority undergraduate students and medical students from UT Southwestern and other institutions to conduct research at UT Southwestern in areas of interest to the NHLBI.
Quantitative and Physical Sciences – Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF)
The QP-SURF program provides upper-level college students pursuing degrees in physics, computer science, mathematics or chemistry with a concentrated 10-week research experience combining quantitative science and basic biomedical research.
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)
Offered to college students planning on a career in biological research, the SURF program is an intense 10-week program where students plan and execute their own research projects while getting hands-on experience with the latest research technology as well as mentoring from graduate faculty.
UT Southwestern Undergraduate Medical Research Fellows Program (UT-SUMR)
This program is designed to enhance the training of undergraduate students who are interested in research, but who do not plan to pursue the Ph.D. degree.