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Questions about the Internship Program
The internship lasts eight weeks, during which students are exposed to and conduct biomedical research in a selected laboratory. The 2019 summer internship program will run from June 3, 2019 through August 2, 2019.
Yes. A $2,500 stipend is paid to participants in early July. Applicants who are in the United States on a visa should contact Laura Oxford to verify eligibility.
Students design and execute a research project in close consultation with a mentor. During the duration of the program, students are expected to participate in research for at least 40 hours per week. However, before starting research, students must complete laboratory safety training.
Yes. Near the end of the program, students are expected to submit an abstract describing the research conducted during the summer. A symposium is held where students give an oral presentation describing summer projects. Details for the format of the abstract and presentation are outlined here.
The program organizes several talks and discussion panels related to careers in research and other biomedical fields. These events provide participants an opportunity to meet fellow interns. Lunch is provided after each of these talks.