Graduate Research Employment Program

Why Mayo Clinic
Are you an aspiring scientist, driven by investigating medical mysteries, generating new knowledge, and translating discoveries into therapies to advance patient care? We invite you to explore our Graduate Research Employment Program at Mayo Clinic and experience the exceptional environment of one of the world’s cutting edge health care institutions.

A scanned copy of your transcript must be attached to your profile to be considered.

Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee.
Position description
The Graduate Research Experience Program (GREP) is a post-baccalaureate program for participants with an interest in biomedical research. The primary purpose of GREP is to provide a post-baccalaureate laboratory research experience that applies skills in science, technology, engineering or math to biomedical research including basic science or translational research. GREP participants gain research experience that may help them to decide on a career path related to biomedical research. In addition, the experience can increase the participants’ competitiveness and preparation for the next step in their career. These goals are achieved by providing:
  • A mentored research experience in a world-class biomedical research laboratory
  • Opportunities to participate in selected graduate classes and seminars
  • Career development, mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Presentation opportunities
*The purpose of this posting is to develop a pool of candidates for possible future openings. *
  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong background in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math
  • Interest in biomedical research as a career
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Authorization to work and remain in the United States, without necessity for Mayo Clinic sponsorship now, or in the future (for example, be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident, refugee or asylee).
  • A current transcript submission required - unofficial transcripts will be accepted
  • 1-2 sentence statement of research interest

Students that do not meet these criteria do not qualify.
**Applicants who are currently in Graduate or Medical School are not eligible**
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
GREP positions are paid by the hiring investigator/lab through their extramural or intramural funds. This position has a predetermined rate of $14.50 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Job posting number
Chadwick Musolf
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.