Summer 2024: Paid Research Opportunities

UMCP Students

How the UMCP Program Works:

  • 400-hour project conducted over a ten-week period
  • Commences on or about May 30, ending in early August
  • Specific dates and times are to be mutually defined and agreed upon by the student and mentor
  • Work is expected to occur during typical business hours; Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.
  • UMCP undergraduate students receive $5,500 in multiple installments. UMCP graduate students receive $6,500 in multiple installments.
  • All research is designed to be conducted at University of Maryland, Baltimore locations. 
  • Work may be offered via a remote capacity and may be conducted online, through email, by phone, by video conference, or via a hybrid approach that involves both in-person and remote work. (Location & delivery method specified in each project description.)
  • Travel to and parking at UMB and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is the responsibility of the student.
  • Student and mentor may be asked to complete evaluation materials on the experience.
  • This is a competitive program. Applicants are not guaranteed a placement or an interview.
  • All applicants should be in good academic standing in his/her respective school/program. (Information will be verified with your school before awarding a position in the program.)
  • Students must be enrolled in Fall 2024 semester to be considered as a participant in this program.
  • International Students: F-1 or J-1 students should consult an International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) advisor for this activity. If you are interested in applying, please contact ISSS before submitting your application.

Research Opportunities:

MPower provides funding for student/faculty-mentored research experiences with faculty at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and with leadership at the Maryland Department of Health (MDH).  Research opportunities vary by year, but may include opportunities at the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Social Work, and School of Law. 

Each project has a unique application and selection process.

Projects with Maryland Department of Health Leadership

Applications now open through February 25, 2024.

Projects with University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, School of Social Work, School of Law

Applications now open through February 25, 2024.

Projects with the University of Maryland School of Nursing

Opportunities managed directly by the School of Nursing. Contact Tamara Jackson, tamara.jackson@umaryland.edu, with questions.

Projects with the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Opportunities managed directly by the School of Medicine. Contact Adrianne Arthur, aarthur@umaryland.edu, with questions.