Pre-Medical Program

West Chester University

Dr. Stephen J. Zimniski
West Chester, PA 19383

Research Internships

Science majors (typically biology or chemistry) who are formally affiliated with the pre-medical program may qualify for a full-time, full-credit biomedical research internship at a medical school or research institute in the United States or Europe during the junior or senior year. Those participating in the internship program acquire significant research experience that can represent a valuable credential in the professional school application process. WCU students have participated in biomedical research internships at over 40 prestigious facilities that include the following:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Alfred I. DuPont Institute, Nemours Foundation
Argonne National Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine
Biokinetics Research Laboratory, Temple University
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Bryn Mawr Hospital, John Sharp Foundation
Cambridge University School of Medicine (U.K.)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Cleveland Clinic
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology Center
E.I. DuPont Co., Biomedical Department
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Institute for Cancer Research
Geisinger Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Harvard University Health Professions Program
Jackson Laboratory
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine (CA)
The Mayo Clinic
Medical College of Pennsylvania
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
New York University
Oxford University, Institute of Molecular Medicine (U.K.)
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Princeton University, Department of Molecular Biology
Roche Institute of Molecular Biology
Rockefeller University
Roswell Park Memorial Institute
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Temple University School of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
The Wistar Institute