Student Intern Programs

The Feinstein Institute Summer Intern program is 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, 2016.

The 2016 Student Intern Program is no longer accepting applications.

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 choose either a laboratory-based research internship or a clinical research internship.

For the laboratory-based research program: Students will need to identify three investigators that they would like to work with for the summer. Please click here to view a list of all laboratory research mentors.

For the clinical research program: Students will need to identify a department or division that they would be interested in working with for the summer. Please click here to view a list of all clinical research areas.

Application Deadline

Deadline for applications: February 1, 2016
Acceptance decisions will be released to students by March 22nd, 2016.
NOTE: All applicants must be at least 16 years of age at start of program.

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