Researcher Shadowing Program

The Carolina Cancer Association and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center are working together to develop meaningful shadowing opportunities for aspiring researchers and oncologists. 

How it works

  • Check out our pool of graduate student mentors. 

  • Choose one or two students who peak your interest. 

  • Fill out a short application through this link. 

  • Chosen applicants will be notified one week after the application deadline. 

  • You will be provided with the contact info of a graduate student — it will be your responsibility to contact them and arrange a time for you both to meet. Don’t hesitate to ask us for advice on how best to go about this! 

  • You’ll be required to attend a preparatory meeting at the Lineberger Center to review safety precautions and general information BEFORE you shadow a graduate student. Further details about these meetings will be released when new applications are released. 

  • After you shadow, you’ll be asked to fill out a feedback form. 

    • We’re always looking for ways to improve, so feel free to let us know what you think! 

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Let's Work Together

Have ideas one how to expand or improve our shadowing program? We always encourage members to give their suggestions! Email us, or fill out our contact form on the Home page.