All applications are due by February 10, 2017.  Late or incomplete application packages will not be accepted.

The Des Moines University Undergraduate Student Mentored Research Program is committed to providing an array of research experiences to undergraduate students. Selection of applicants is based upon academic performance in the sciences, statement of career and academic goals and letter of recommendation from a biology or health science faculty member. Selected students will work with faculty researchers for an eight-week period usually in June and July, on projects including but not limited to microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry and physical therapy.

View a listing of faculty researchers with a brief description of their research interests.

Students receive a stipend of $11 per hours, but no housing is provided. Students are required to work up to 40 hours per week. If you have any questions, please send an email to

Des Moines University in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations requiring affirmative action and nondiscrimination, does not discriminate in recruitment and employment in the operation of any of its employment programs and activates, as defined by law.


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