Summer Research Program in Food Safety

March 1 is the deadline for UW-Madison students earning a B.S. to apply for a spot in the Food Research Institute’s Summer Research Program in Food Safety.

Dates: Late May/early June through July 2012
Applications Due: March 1, 2012
Number of Students: Up to 10
Stipend: $4,000
Research Project: Each student works full time in the research laboratory of a mentor to work on a project related to food safety
Weekly Tutorial: Students will participate in a tutorial session in which they learn and discuss timely issues with one or more speakers from campus or the food industry
Field Trips: Students also will take at least one field trip to Wisconsin food production facilities
To Apply: E-mail the following by March 1 to Dr. Chuck Czuprynski at

  • A letter stating your interest in the program and your career goals
  • A resume
  • An unofficial transcript
  • A letter from a proposed mentor agreeing to support the project in the lab

To view possible mentors and research programs, visit the Food Research Institute Web site.