Cancer Research Interns in Residence

This program was inaugurated in 2004 to further embrace diversity of trainee applicants to Center for Cancer Research, providing training for financially needy students.

Sponsor: National Cancer Institute/NIH


Over the past four years, 181 students have been recruited and 107 placed in labs across the CCR. The Office of Training and Education provides the training dollars, some Service & Supply funds, and housing for financially qualified students in accordance with the Federal Register June 29, 2006, Vol. 71, No. 125, p. 37085. We have expanded our network of colleges, universities, and minority-targeted programs to bring a new group of interns to the Center for Cancer Research each summer.

  • Applicants must be in good standing academically with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

  • 18 years of age or older.

  • Hold cancer-related research interests.

  • Be from underrepresented groups and/or from a disadvantaged background (see financial criteria on the flyer).

How to Apply

Any students interested in the CCR Cancer Research Interns in Residence Program should apply online through the NIH Office of Education Web site. For more details, download the flyer. Applicants must also E-mail a Statement of Interest to Ms. Vi Black after the online application is submitted.