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How to Apply to URI

Thank you for your interest in the Undergraduate Research Internship. We will be offering both the Research and Leadership Didactic Series for Summer 2022.  Please see information and applications for both programs below.  DUE DATE for both programs is Sunday, January 9, 2022 by 5pm PST.

UCSF Kaiser Undergraduate Research Internship

Thank you for your interest in applying to the URI Program. 
Who is this program for?
Students should be sophomores, juniors or seniors in the fall of 2022 at UC Berkeley. You should be considering a career as a physician. We are particularly interested in the following: diverse backgrounds; premed; 1st generation to go to college; no doctors in family or limited access to medical field mentoring; students with DACA status; LGBTQ students. No research experience necessary. International students on a visa are not eligible to apply. 
Program Structure
The 2022 summer research internships will be 8 weeks in length, 20 hours a week, and will be based with a research team in the departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Medicine, Pediatrics or Anesthesia. A $3,500 stipend will be provided. Additionally, there will be clinical shadowing opportunities at UCSF and Kaiser Oakland and 5 hours a week of didactics.
Application Requirements
1) Complete the application form (including uploading your resume and transcript).
2) Send links to two recommenders and make sure each completes this form.



  1. Will I still be eligible to participate in the complete URI Program during Summer 2022?
    1. Yes you remain eligible. You will be equally considered amongst all applicants for the program in Summer 2022.
  2. Is there an interview process?
    1. Yes, there is no interview process for the Undergraduate Research Internship program.
  3. If I have further questions, whom should I contact?
    1. If you have questions about the application process or your application, please contact Jacalyn Flagg or Kristin Olson at [email protected].