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Education and Training

Education & Training at The Rockefeller University

Graduate Program in Bioscience

Rockefeller's highly flexible graduate training program is designed to educate and inspire tomorrow's scientific leaders. The university's laboratories are at the center of the student experience.

Why Rockefeller?

Rockefeller’s philosophy of investing in brilliant, innovative individuals extends to its students and postdocs, who collaborate as equals with their mentors and receive the scientific foundation they need to succeed in academia, in industry, and as policy makers. Our programs offer:

Flexibility and independence
Supportive mentorship from scientific leaders
Resources and technology to explore


Sid Strickland

Sid Strickland


The priority here is accomplishment. Any peripheral concerns are taken care of.

Research at The Rockefeller University

Centered around 82 cutting-edge laboratories working in a broad range of fields, The Rockefeller University fosters a collaborative research environment for its faculty. Our commitment to funding high-risk, high-reward science gives scientists freedom to pursue projects that might never occur elsewhere.

Vicky Moya

Vicky Moya


At Rockefeller it's all about supporting the science. That focus is what makes the work so much fun.


A clearinghouse of opportunities, as well as a resource for one-on-one counseling, Rockefeller’s Office of Career and Professional Development is a springboard to a rewarding career in science. From traditional academic appointments to jobs in biotech, pharma, business, and policy, Rockefeller students thrive professionally.

Cameron Bess

Cameron Bess


What really attracted me to Rockefeller was the freedom to chart your own course. You get to be a scientific entrepreneur, exploring what excites you.

Science Outreach Program

Science Outreach

Our Science Outreach programs engage students with hands-on, mentored scientific experience and provide educators with the tools they need to instill a lifelong love of scientific exploration in their students.