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NIH/NIA Summer Internship in Biomedical Research
The National Institutes of Health / National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA) Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research offers hands-on experience and a unique opportunity for high school, college, graduate and medical students to develop skills in scientific research. Summer internships generally last from eight to ten weeks, beginning in late May and ending in mid-to-late August. Some flexibility exists to accommodate individual student needs.
To be eligible for this program, students must be:
- A U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
- At least 16 years of age; and
- Enrolled at least half-time in an accredited U.S. high school, college or university.
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is looking to bring in extremely motivated, highly qualified students from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about conducting biomedical research.
Below are several links that provide information about training opportunities at NIA and NIH, as well as, the portfolio of research within the NIA:
After you submit the application, please e-mail the NIA Summer Program Office to let them know that you have applied to the NIA Summer Program.
If you have any questions about the Summer Internship Program or the application process, please feel free to contact us:Arlene P. Jackson
NIA Summer Program Coordinator
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