Summer Mentorship Program

Program Dates: June 12 to July 28, 2017.

Center for Reproductive Medicine at Cleveland Clinic has an exciting summer mentorship opportunity for highly motivated, academically-oriented medical or undergraduate students and recent medical graduates interested in exploring a career in medicine and/or medical research.

Our professional environment of academic and clinical collaboration offers an unsurpassed experience for students that include:

Mentoring by renowned researchers at a world-class medical institution
Experiencing a state-of-the-art research environment
Training in the art and science of conducting cutting edge disease-oriented bench research
Developing a solid foundation for a research or clinical track career in medicine
The program's goal is to encourage students to consider a career in medicine, whether in the reproductive sciences or any other specialty of their choosing. To this end, we have designed the summer mentorship to offer students early exposure to a wide range of high quality professional experiences. During this intense seven-week program, participants will:
Learn the art of scientific writing through research articles, systematic reviews and/ or invited book chapters in the field of reproductive endocrinology, assisted reproduction and/ or male & female infertility 
Learn to conduct hands-on bench research on interesting and cutting edge translational research projects in a real laboratory setting 
Learn the art of public speaking and scientific presentations
Participate in daily lectures and group discussions; weekly research meetings and presentations
Through the mentorship and guidance received throughout the program, students will develop an understanding of how reproductive research is conducted. Participants will also learn how to:
Perform a variety of bench research techniques
Research and write-up on a scientific research topic of interest
Prepare and present PowerPoint talks at research conferences
Present research results in departmental meetings

Hone their public speaking and presentation skills

Find out more about the Center for Reproductive Medicine's Summer Mentorship Program at: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/ReproductiveResearchCenter/info/traininfo_int7.html