Summer Scholars Program 2019

The UIC Department of Pediatrics conducts a wide range of research studies, from the community to the clinic to the lab. Whenever possible, we strive to engage students in these projects. The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Pediatrics conducts a Summer Scholars Program to enrich the experience of students conducting research in the Department. The program is sponsored by the UIC Department of Pediatrics. All students working for faculty in the Department are invited to participate, and all faculty in the Department have the opportunity to participate as mentors. Click on the link below for a summary of the 2018 program.

Summary of 2018 program

Please click on the links below for a description of the program and specific student research opportunities.

Description of the 2019 Summer Scholars Program

List of Pediatric Summer Research Opportunities for Students

Apply for the 2019 Summer Scholar’s Program today! Click here to complete your application

Summer Scholars Paid Internships

Deadline: March 15th, 2019 – the Paid Internship application is now closed.

UIC Department of Pediatrics is pleased to offer a paid internship program for students participating in the Summer Scholars Program 2019.

For instructions on completing the Paid Internships application, please click here.

Please note: Acceptance into the Summer Scholars Program DOES NOT guarantee a paid internship, however selected interns must participate in the Summer Scholars Program. You may apply for both the program and the internship concurrently. You will be notified of your acceptance to both separately.

For questions, please contact Arielle Guzman at or Dr. Molly Martin at