Program Benefits

  • Individualized professional and career development plans to prepare for competitive graduate program application and admissions 

  • One year of sustained research-intensive experience in a cutting-edge OHSU research lab 

  • Competitive research assistant salary and health benefits 

  • Relocation support up to $1,000

  • Professional development funds that can be used towards GRE prep course, graduate school application fees, professional society membership, etc

  • Mentorship from OHSU faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and current graduate students

  • Weekly Growth Sessions that are designed to address and overcome the aspects of the “hidden curriculum” in biomedical graduate education 

  • Support to travel to one national research conference