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FAQ

How do I apply?
Complete the online application

When is the application deadline?
March 1, 2017

Can I enroll in summer courses during the internship?
No, this is a full-time commitment.

It says the program is full-time commitment. Can you give me more specific information about the time commitment?
A commitment of 40 hours per week for 12 weeks is expected.

Can I receive research credit for the internship?
No credit will be granted for the internship

I am planning a summer vacation — Can I miss a week?
No, interns are expected to participate each week of the summer research experience.

I am a full-time student at UW-Madison, but not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Can I still apply to the program?
Yes, you can still apply.

Which department runs the program?
The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health and intern research will focus on human urology. Participating faculty are in the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. The program director is in the School of Veterinary Medicine.

How is this program funded and who is its sponsor?
The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health and is a partnership between the School of Medicine and Public Health, the School of Pharmacy, and the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Where should recommendations be sent?
spuur@vetmed.wisc.edu

I participated in SPUUR last summer. Can I apply again?
Yes.

My GPA is close to, but not at 3.0. Will I still be considered?
All applicants will be considered

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For more information, contact:

Chad Vezina, PhD
SPUUR Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Comparative Biosciences
School of Veterinary Medicine
UW-Madison
1656 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 890-3235
Email: chad.vezina@wisc.edu


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