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83359 / Amgen Scholars U.S. Program (Co-op)
Amgen, Inc.

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6/2/2014
8/29/2014
Program Overview- Unparalleled Learning and Networking Opportunities

Amgen Scholars will:
• Take part in important university research projects, gain hands-on lab experience and contribute to the advancement of science;
• Interact with and receive guidance from faculty mentors, including some of the world’s leading academic scientists; and
• Attend scientific seminars, workshops and other networking events.

Financial support is a critical component of the Amgen Scholars Program. Please note that details vary by host university. See each university's summer research program website for more information.

Program Objectives- Discover Your Potential

The Amgen Scholars Program has two main objectives:
• To increase learning and networking opportunities for undergraduate students committed to pursuing science or engineering careers; and
• To spark the interest and broaden the perspective of undergraduate students considering scientific careers.

Academic Research Areas- Depending on the host university, research areas may include:
- Biochemistry
- Bioengineering
- Bioinformatics
- Biopsychology
- Biotechnology
- Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Chemistry
- Immunology
- Medical Pharmacology
- Microbiology
- Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
- Molecular Genetics
- Molecular Medicine
- Molecular Pharmacology
- Neurobiology
- Neuroscience
- Pathology
- Physiological Psychology
- Physiological Science
- Statistics
- Toxicology
Amgen Scholars U.S. Program applicants must be:
• U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents;
• Undergraduate students enrolled in accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States, Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territories; and
• Sophomores (with four quarters or three semesters of college experience), juniors or non-graduating seniors (who are returning in the fall to continue undergraduate studies).

U.S. Program applicants must also have:
• A cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or above; and
• An interest in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D.-Ph.D.