FuseCR Student Programs

FuseCR offers multiple programs for UNCW students who are interested in a career in the rapidly growing clinical research industry.

MentorCR: FuseCR Mentoring Program:

MentorCR is the FuseCR Mentoring program that will pair undergraduate students with experienced industry professionals in a formal, structured partnership. The MentorCR program is designed to help orient students to the clinical research profession, build their professional networks, and increase their communication and leadership skills.

To apply to participate in MentorCR and receive a FuseCR Mentor for the 2018-2019 academic year, students must:

  1. attend an Information Session on August 29 (4pm or 5:30pm at FuseCR), and
  2. submit an online application by September 10.

Students who are accepted into the MentorCR program will be invited to attend the “Meet the Mentors” event on October 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., in the FuseCR collaborative workspace.

FuseCR Fellowship:

The FuseCR Fellowship is a competitive scholarship program requiring active participation in a team-based applied learning experience. For the 2018-2019 academic year, FuseCR Fellows will work together as a team to complete a program evaluation project. The group will apply their knowledge of scientific concepts to design and implement an evaluation of the FuseCR program, and will present their findings with a poster at UNCW’s Research and Innovation Day during Health and Human Services Week in April 2019.  Opportunities to pursue additional research projects may arise through the fellowship program. Applications for the 2018-2019 FuseCR Fellowship were due June 17, 2018. Recipients will be notified by August 1, 2018.

FuseCR Student Ambassadors:

The FuseCR Student Ambassador program is a competitive scholarship program offering students opportunities to practice leadership, professionalism, and communication skills.  FuseCR Student Ambassadors serve and represent the Clinical Research program within UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS).  Ambassadors will give tours and presentations about FuseCR, attend events to network and promote careers in the industry, and write about those who study and work in the field of clinical research. Applications for the 2018-2019 FuseCR Student Ambassador program were due June 17, 2018. Recipients will be notified by August 1, 2018.