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NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) In Biomedical Research, USA

Applications are invited for NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Biomedical Research for the year 2018. The internship is open to current high school, college, graduate, medical, and dental students. The stipends for trainees are adjusted yearly; the level depends on prior experience. Internship application deadline is usually March 1.

Field of Internship: It provides an opportunity to spend the summer working side-by-side with leading scientists in biomedical research.
Course Level: 
Internship
Internship Provider:
The National Institute of Health’s Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Biomedical Research
Internship can be taken in 
the USA

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Eligibility: 

  • The 2019 Summer Internship Program is for students who are sixteen years of age or older by June 15, 2019.
  • To be eligible, candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. U.S. citizens may apply if they are enrolled at least half-time in high school or an accredited college or university as undergraduate, graduate, or professional students. Students who have been accepted into an accredited college or university program may also apply.
  • Permanent residents must be enrolled in or have been accepted into a high school or an accredited institution or higher education in the U.S. to be eligible.
  • Individuals who have been negatively impacted by recent natural disasters are particularly encouraged to apply.

Internship Open for International Students: U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? Yes, the stipends for trainees are adjusted yearly; the level depends on prior experience.

Internship Description:

Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research (At the NIH “biomedical sciences” includes everything from behavioral and social sciences, through biology and chemistry, to physics, mathematical modeling, computational biology, and biostatistics). The NIH consists of the 240-bed Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center and more than 1150 laboratories/research groups located on the main campus in Bethesda, MD, and the surrounding area as well as in Baltimore and Frederick, MD; Research Triangle Park, NC; Hamilton, MT; Framingham, MA; Phoenix, AZ; and Detroit, MI.  NOTE: the number of positions in Hamilton, Framingham, Phoenix, and Detroit is limited.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration:

Internships cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June. 

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: 

Prospective candidates must apply online. The application is available from mid-November to March 1. It requires submission of

  • a curriculum vitae or resume,
  • a list of coursework and grades (please note: we do not need a transcript at this time),
  • a cover letter describing the applicant’s research interests and career goals, and
  • the names and contact information for two references.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is usually March 1, 2019.

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