Summer-CaRE2 Training Program

Program Overview

The Summer-CaRE2 Program of the Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement (CaRE2) Health Equity Center is a collaboration among Florida A&M University, a minority serving institution (MSI), University of Florida, and University of Southern California. The Summer-CaRE2 Program aims to meet the cancer research education needs of underrepresented minorities (URM) in Florida and California, especially Blacks and Latinos, by offering “hands-on” summer research internships, exposure to state-of-the-art research technology and academic and career mentorship.
From L to R: Dr. Mochona (FAMU), FAMU undergraduate trainees, Dr. Redda (FAMU), at the ABRCMS national meeting, November 2019.

Preferred Qualifications

Have completed their first year of college at FAMU, UF or USC

Have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale)

Considering a cancer related biomedical research career (MD/PhD in basic, biomedical, clinical and behavioral sciences

How to Apply

Your application and supporting documentation should be submitted to:

Supporting Documentation

Please submit these materials

  • A current transcript (graduate students only)
  • Two letters of recommendation from research mentors
  • A one- to two- page description of your career goals and the steps you have already take to achieve these goals

For more information, contact:

Kinfe Redda – or
Bereket Mochona –