For College and Postgraduate Students

Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
City of Hope’s Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences equips graduate students to become professionally trained scientists prepared for academia, medicine or industry. The school’s emphasis on utilizing scientific breakthroughs to discover cures for diseases fosters a challenging, creative and collaborative environment. The Graduate School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Internships, Fellowships and Residencies
An internship or fellowship at City of Hope is a great way for you, as a college, graduate or postgraduate student, to gain practical experience in healthcare and research. These opportunities provide you with skills to help you stand out in the competitive job market. Internships at City of Hope will immerse you in an environment where you can impact the lives of our patients by turning hope into reality. To learn more about internships, browse the job openings at City of Hope.

Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy
College students and exceptional high school students enjoy hands on research experience at the Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy. Participants choose their own biomedical research project based on their interests, work closely with mentors and peers, and gain invaluable skills that help prepare them for graduate and postdoctoral research. Students may also apply for the National Cancer Institute CURE program for underrepresented students or the CIRM SPARK Awards program for high school students. Watch "We're Really Close to a Breakthrough" Student Parody »

Pomona College Summer Research Scholars Program
The Pomona College Summer Research Scholars Program provides students with a unique combination of laboratory, academic and professional skill development, designed to facilitate success in biomedicine.

Science Day

This event is specifically targeted for doctoral students in the life and biomedical sciences who have an interest in postdoctoral fellowship opportunities at City of Hope.

It is also an opportunity for current postdoctoral fellows, university faculty and career center staff to visit Beckman Research Institute, tour the City of Hope campus, attend a poster session and scientific presentations. For information about 2016 event, please contact Andy Powell.

Bridge to the Future of Healthcare

If you are a highly motivated student who aspires to a career in healthcare or biomedicine, this two-week summer program is designed for you. As a participant, you’ll visit world-class hospitals in the Los Angeles area and experience how a leading biotechnology company creates medicine with innovative science. Please contact Human Resources at 626-256-4673 for more information.