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. Emmett 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. 

Green Fellowships

The Green Fellowships are a joint project of the UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and UT Dallas, whereby UTD science and engineering majors are matched to graduate faculty to complete a semester-long intensive research training experience. 

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP)

JAMP targets first-year undergraduates who are highly qualified and economically disadvantaged, and 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 about 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

The program is a summer internship sponsored collaboratively by UT Southwestern and the medical school’s primary teaching hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital

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 here in areas of interest to the NHLBI. 

Quantitative and Physical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (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, SURF is an intensive 10-week program where students plan and execute their own research projects. They receive 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. The program will not take place in 2014.