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For individuals interested in the opportunity to gain a long-term and hands-on research experience, which is outside the scope of our outreach program, we recommend considering the following impactful outreach opportunities for teachers, students, and scientists alike at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Local Science Outreach Programs and Groups
at UNC and in the Research Triangle Park
North Carolina DNA Day is an annual event where scientists from NC’s leading research universities and institutions visit over 100 high schools statewide to present interactive, hands-on lessons about genetics, genomics, and biotechnology.
Women in Science Promoting Inclusion in Research Experiences is a paid six-week-long immersive summer mentorship program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that provides cohorts of woman-identifying and nonbinary high school students with hands-on experience in a research laboratory.
The application is for students applying to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Acceptance into the program includes merit-based scholarships, opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research, and other programming designed to pave the way for academic success and future achievement throughout their undergraduate career.
Directly Contact a Local Research Investigator
First, use this resource to find a UNC research faculty you would like to work under. The UNC Research faculty database within the Biological & Biomedical Sciences Program can be sorted by research interest (such as cancer biology, virology, or structural biology) or scientific field (biophysics, neuroscience, or nutrition).
Then, below is an email template to start the conversation about joining the laboratory environment for long-term mentorship experience. Customize and edit as you need!