Building Oncology Workforce Program
UNC Lineberger and NCCU Building Oncology Workforce (BOW) Summer Internship
UNC Lineberger and North Carolina Central University invites NCCU students to participate in a ten-week summer internship program that provides education and first-hand experience in the broadness of cancer and oncology careers.
- This program will take place over two summers with mentoring activities and courageous dialogues taking place during the school year in between summers.
- The internship will have both virtual and in-person opportunities.
- The program is designed for rising sophomores and junior STEM majors at NCCU.
- U.S. citizens and permanent residents and international students who are matriculated at NCCU may apply.
The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is a cancer research and treatment center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Serving patients at the N.C. Basnight Cancer Hospital, UNC Lineberger is the only public comprehensive cancer center in the state of North Carolina.
This summer internship provides the opportunity for experiential and didactic learning in clinical research and oncology careers through division meetings, journal clubs, webinars, guest presentations, and shadowing opportunities. Interns will complete a summer capstone project under the supervision of their summer mentor(s).
Questions? Please email Program Coordinator Barbara Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Second Cohort Session Dates: May 29-July 24 (9 weeks total)
Stipend Payment, parking allowance, and summer housing awarded
In July 2021, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center members launched the Building Oncology Workforce (BOW) Internship in collaboration with North Carolina Central University (NCCU).
Five NCCU students were invited to participate in this summer’s inaugural session. Kaitlann Clanton, Imani Davis, Arianna Delts, Chrystal Feliz-Guzman, and Cristian Rodriguez each spent ten weeks at UNC Lineberger gaining first-hand experience in interdisciplinary cancer research and developing their knowledge of the broadness of oncology careers.
Five new NCCU students were invited to participate in this summer’s inaugural session. Tamia Brown, Amaya Daye-Dewer, Aries Epps-Keates, Ashley Mayfield, and Imani Simmons each spent ten weeks at UNC Lineberger gaining first-hand experience in interdisciplinary cancer research and developing their knowledge of the broadness of oncology careers.
First and Second Cohort
The first and second session began May 15, 2023.
We want to sincerely thank everyone that supports the BOW Internship Program!
We thank you for the continued support that is received in order to make this program a success, but also create amazing experiences for the individuals that participate.