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Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research

Program Description

Students are offered the unique opportunity to join one of NIAID’s research laboratories for an internship with a minimum of eight consecutive weeks.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

U.S. citizens or legal residents who are currently high school juniors and seniors (minimum of 16 years of age), undergraduates, or graduate students including medical students.


Summer interns are eligible for a stipend during their internship.

Areas of Research

Search the NIAID website to learn more about the exciting research being conducted in NIAID Montana and Maryland labs.

Student Testimonials

Read what our past interns are saying about their experiences at NIAID.

Guidance for Application Preparation

Guidance for preparing your application.

Helpful Hints for Creating a Strong Application

Strategies to craft a standout application.

Online Application

Students may apply online to the Summer Internship Program by completing the application and providing the supporting documentation required.


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Training in NIAID Labs

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Last Updated December 30, 2011