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How To Apply
Applications for Summer 2008 are no longer being accepted. Applications for Summer 2009 will be accepted beginning on November 15, 2008 and will end on March 1, 2009.
Prospective candidates must apply electronically at the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education web site The electronic application requires submission of a curriculum vitae or resume, a cover letter describing the applicant's research interests and career goals, and the names and contact information for two references. Candidates are asked to specify the scientific methodologies or disease/organ systems that interest them. All students are required to apply online to be eligible to participate in the summer program; this includes former students who would like to return to the NIA/IRP Summer Program. Under Institute/Center preference (item no. 9), select the National Institute on Aging (Baltimore or Bethesda). After you submit the application, please send an email to the NIA Summer Program Office,, to let them know that you have applied to the NIA Summer Program.
Before applying, review the information provided below about the research conducted at our various locations. You are also encouraged to review our list of intramural program investigators,, or the NIA IRP 2006 Factbook.
Summer Program Contacts
Arlene Jackson
NIA IRP Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 410-558-8121
Fax: 410-558-8209
Virginia Padilla
Special Assistant to the NIA Deputy Scientific Director
Phone: 410-558-8018
Fax: 410-558-8137
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Updated: Wednesday March 26, 2008