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Please contact Ms. Kathy Herring, (301) 496-7424, email for details.

Summer Internships

Interested in a clinical research career?

Students in high school, college, graduate programs, and nursing and medical schools are eligible to apply for paid summer research opportunities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Exciting research opportunities in the Clinical Center are available in laboratory medicine; imaging sciences and radiology; nursing; rehabilitation medicine; anesthesiology; transfusion medicine and blood banking; and critical care. At the Clinical Center, the nation’s largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research, students work with mentors who are researchers and allied health professionals; participate in the NIH Research Poster Festival with results generated by their work in this summer program; and attend weekly lectures presented by NIH investigators.

View the 2008 Summer Research Program Student Handbook.

Applications are accepted mid-November through March 1 each year. Apply on-line at or contact Ms. Kathy Herring  (301) 496-7424 or via e-mail at for details. Students will receive notice of application acceptance by early April.

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This page last reviewed on 11/20/08

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