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  1. Research Opportunities at Drexel and Clinical Sites: Drexel faculty members who may currently have a research opportunity available here or at one of our clinical sites. Please contact the faculty member directly for more information. This is a live database. Information will be updated in real-time, so please check back periodically for new projects.
  2. Drexel University College of Medicine Research Office: This Office of Research serves to support clinical and basic research activities, works with departments and interdisciplinary programs to develop and implement research, facilitates translational research and promotes mentoring to advance the training of physicians/scientists. Search faculty by research or enter your research interests into a searchable database. Please contact the faculty member directly for more information.
  3. Drexel Med Research websites by department Email faculty directly in the areas you are interested to see if an opportunity exists or if the faculty member knows of any other opportunities in their department. It is recommended to send your CV along with your email inquiry. Search by department. You can also search “Research News and Announcements” for additional leads.
  4. Search on key words related to your area of interests and email faculty directly about a possible opportunity or lead.
  5. Drexel Affiliated Faculty- Past Research Mentors Contact Drexel faculty directly to see if an opportunity to work with them exists.
  6. College of Medicine grants and research are presented in "Pulse" news publication and "Drexel Med Monitor" weekly e-newletter. Contact faculty directly to see if an opportunity exists. Discovery Day - Doctoral and master's students, medical students, MD/PhD students, undergraduate, residents, clinical fellows and postdoctoral trainees from the Drexel University College of Medicine community present their research annually.
    Note: Work study positions - If you are work study eligible, you can use work study funding to support your research work. There is no cost to the department however the department would have to post the position and complete online paperwork through the Work Study Office.


Additional information on funding, research fellowships and externships may be found by doing an independent search of the Internet. If you are looking for a specific opportunity or specific geographic area, search on the topic or the individual hospital or institution’s websites in that area and make direct contacts by email as described above. When making contact, if an opportunity does not exist, always ask your contact if they know of any other opportunities. If earning money is not a necessity, you may find it easier to arrange an opportunity.

Sample Email for Contacting Faculty about possible Research Opportunities

For more information about research opportunities, please contact:

Karen M. Berkowitz, M.D.
Associate Dean for Medical Student Research
Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Karen Shulik
Program Coordinator, Career Advising