HOSA E-magazine Spring 2015 - page 22

Student Job Opportunities at NIH
Descriptions of student opportunities at NIH,
including high school and college internships, post-
baccalaureate and graduate student research
positions, and clinical research training programs.
NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education
Visit this web site to learn about research and
training opportunities at the NIH within our intramural
programs ranging from summer programs for high
school students through employment for postdoctoral
Summer Internship Program in Biomedical
Selected applicants will join one of NIH’s research
laboratories for a minimum of eight weeks between
late May and August. Students are also expected
to participate in meetings and seminars in their
individual laboratories. In addition, with permission
from their preceptors, students may also attend formal
lectures and symposia which are listed in the weekly
“NIH Calendar of Events.”At the end of the summer,
students are strongly encouraged to participate in the
Summer Research Program Poster Day.
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate
Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive
scholarships to students from disadvantaged
backgrounds who are committed to careers in
biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-
related research.
NIH Clinical Center’s Office of Clinical Research
Training and Medical Education
The office responsible for administering a
comprehensive portfolio of clinical research training
and medical education initiatives, including continuing
medical education, elective rotations for residents and
clinical fellows, and the NIH-Duke Training Program in
Clinical Research.
Summers of Discovery Research Training Award at
NIEHS in North Carolina
Summers of Discovery Program for which Intramural
Research Training Awards (IRTAs) are given to
outstanding high school, college undergraduate and
graduates students interested in pursuing careers
in the biomedical/ biological sciences. Scientific
disciplines within the DIR include neurosciences,
biophysics, genetics, carcinogenesis, reproductive
and developmental biology, chemistry, pharmacology,
pulmonary pathobiology, classical and functional
toxicology, clinical research, statistics, biomathematics,
epidemiology, computer modeling and risk
NHGRI Summer Internship Program in Biomedical
The program immerses high school, undergraduate,
and graduate students in a unique environment
devoted exclusively to biomedical research and
training of the highest standards at the National
Human Genome Research Institute.
NIAID Summer Internships in Biomedical Research
NIAID Summer Internship Program: Summer
internships are available at NIAID’s Division of
Intramural Research (DIR) laboratories in Bethesda
or Rockville, Maryland, or at the research facility in
Hamilton, Montana, known as the Rocky Mountain
Laboratories. The major areas of research focus on
immunology, allergy, and infectious diseases. Visit
NIAID DIR Laboratories and Other Resources to
learn about the specific research under way at NIAID.
Summer interns will conduct their own small research
project or work on part of an ongoing research
investigation for a minimum of 8 weeks, develop
technical skills, and participate in a NIAID orientation
and a seminar series that will introduce progressing
research areas.
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