Features of PREP

One year program for US residents:

  • provides a full year salary in an active research lab with full health benefits while preparing for graduate work
  • provides enrichment activities to build skills and confidence to succeed at the graduate level
  • allows a student to develop a research project under the guidance of an established faculty member
  • provides a multiple-layer mentored supportive environment for each student which includes peer mentors as an integral component
  • incorporates an individual student development plan that uses novel interactive activities that engage students and helps them in realistic goal setting
  • provides assistance for application to any national graduate program
  • provide academic skills and research integrity training
  • participate in a graduate curriculum with potential to earn a graduate certificate