NIH Summer Internship Program
Goes By: NIH SIP
Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.
NIH Summer Internship Electronic Deadline
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
About this Fellowship
Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.
Internships cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June. The NIH Institutes and the Office of Intramural Training & Education sponsor a wide range of summer activities including lectures featuring distinguished NIH investigators, career/professional development workshops, and Summer Poster Day.
SIP is open to college, graduate school, and professional (e.g., medical, dental, pharmacy, etc.) school students. SIP contains several sub-programs focused on specific projects and audiences that students may also apply to.
Application deadline is March 1, but applications are accepted on a rolling basis beginning in November, and students who submit applications in the first 3 weeks of the application being open are 3 times more likely to receive a position.
Approximately $5000 stipend for a minimum 8 week program (stipend amounts vary by student level).
|Year(s) of Application
||Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral
Minimum Grade Point Average
|US Citizen, Permanent Resident
|Campus Nomination Required
Last updated: June 30, 2022
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