Application Page for Summer Research Experience Program in Oncology

Instructions to medical/PA/dental student applicants: Follow the instructions below to ensure that your application is submitted on time and reviewed for consideration.

Deadline for all application materials is: January 10, 2017.

Step 1: Review available internships

Review the list of available internships (will be posted in late October 31st). It is highly recommended that you print or reference this list when ranking your choice of internships in the online application.

Directory of Available Projects for PA Students

Directory of Available Projects for Medical/Dental Students

Step 2: Prepare personal statement question

Please review the personal statement questions ahead of time in order to prepare your answers.  

Step 3: Choose your references

In the online application, you will be asked to provide contact information for two references. These may be either a teacher, advisor or other individual who can assess your abilities in science. Be sure to notify this individual that you are using them as a reference and that they should expect an email from the program (email domain: asking them to complete an online recommendation on your behalf.

Step 4: Complete the online application

Begin the online application. *Applications are now closed for the 2016 program.

Step 5: Application fee

The $35 non-refundable application fee can be paid online. Once the application is complete, applicants will be directed to a payment portal to pay by credit card or to receive instructions on paying by check if using this payment option.

Step 6: Letter of Good Standing

To complete your application packet, the following supplemental materials must be submitted by Sunday, January 10, 2017:

  • Official letter of good standing: from the school you are currently attending

Supplemental materials may be sent by snail mail to the exact address below by DEADLINE date of January 10, 2017:

RPCI Summer Internship Program
c/o Adam Kisailus
Department of Educational Affairs
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263

Or scanned and emailed as an attachment to: Letters must be sent from a school official's email address. In the email subject line they should type Attention Adam Kisailus- Letter of Good Standing- [Applicant's last name], [Applicant's first initial]