Student Intern Programs

The Feinstein Institute Summer Intern program is a competitive mentored program designed to provide high school, college and graduate students with hands-on experience in disease-oriented research and familiarize them with opportunities that exist for careers in medical research. At the end of the internship, students will be expected to present an academic poster summarizing their research to faculty and other students. This program requires a full 8-week commitment. Students need to be at least 16 years of age before July 1st, 2017.

How to Apply

Students interested in applying to the program will need to submit a complete application online, which will include the following:

  • a short essay describing why you are interested in this research experience;
  • a short essay describing your goals for the summer internship;
  • your resume or CV;
  • and 2 letters of recommendation from current or previous teachers or program directors.

Students will need to rank 3 Feinstein Institute faculty members to work with for the program. For a complete list of Feinstein Faculty, please click here.

Application Deadline

Application open: November 1, 2016
Application closed: January 15, 2017
Mentors select students: February 15, 2017
Students notified of acceptance: March 1, 2017
Clearance required: May 1, 2017

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