Molecular Interactions Virtual Research Experiences for Undergraduates (MIVREU) Internship

The MIVREU Program led by Jarrod French, PhD, Is a first of its kind program, supported by National Science Foundation, that provides an authentic research opportunity for students from all across the country. The student participants conduct research to explore functionally important molecular interactions and take part in professional development activities over the course of a 10- week summer internship program. 

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Health Disparities & Cancer Research Summer Internship

The University of Minnesota Medical School Program in Health Disparities Research, in collaboration with the Masonic Cancer Center, invites eligible undergraduate students to submit an application for the 12th Annual Health Disparities & Cancer Research Summer Internship*. This program is a paid, full-time internship designed to give undergraduate students from Minnesota’s racial/ethnic minority and underrepresented communities experience conducting cancer and/or health disparities research. Students interested in exploring or pursuing research or clinical career in a health professional field are encouraged to apply.

Questions? Contact Mikow Hang at or Abdifatah Ahmed at


Art of microscopy- “The Art of Microscopy” art exhibit can be found in the hallways of Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota. These art pieces serve as not only a way to showcase the work being done at The Hormel Institute but also educate those that walk by it to know what these various images look like under a microscope. Thirteen additional imagines are available to be checked out as a traveling exhibit to be used around the region at request