NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research

Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.

Sponsor: NIH


Awards cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June. Successful applicants are selected by the individual laboratories and branches at the NIH on a rolling basis from November through May. Applications are reviewed and selections are made by scientists in the Institutes and Centers of the NIH. Candidates will be informed of their selection by the hiring Institute. Successful candidates will be required to submit the following documentation to their Institute or Center prior to beginning their training: Official high school, college, or graduate school transcripts, and proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. U.S. citizens may submit a copy of their birth certificate or passport. Permanent residents will need to provide a copy of their alien registration card.

How to Apply