Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with opportunities for immediate or future placement. ALL application materials must be received for full consideration. All applicants should familiarize themselves with online submission requirements well before the final submission deadline. Please submit all attachments in .pdf format.

This online application includes submission of the following materials:

  1. An application form
  2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume (include all relevant research experience, publications, poster sessions, conference presentations, speaking engagements, work products, etc.)
  3. Required for undergraduates and post-baccalaureate only: College transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted). Please submit in .PDF format.
  4. Three references (at least one must be a faculty member).
  5. Two separate, brief essays on the following topics:
    • TOPIC #1. What are the reasons you want to participate in Northwestern University's Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program (NU-MHRT)? Include a discussion of your strengths and qualifications for the program and how this training experience will fit with your career plans (up to 300 words).
    • TOPIC #2. What research area(s) interests you, and why would you like to focus on health disparities in your research? Optional: If you have a specific idea of how you would like to apply a health equity lens to your existing area of research, please detail that here (up to 300 words).


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