NIDA 2018 Summer Internship

2018 NIDA Summer Research Internship Program

Call for Applications

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) invites students interested in pursuing a career in substance abuse research to submit an application for the 2018 NIDA Summer Research Internship Program. To apply online and to view program information, see the NIDA Summer Research Internship Program online application.

  • This program provides summer research internships to undergraduate students 18 years and older, with a focus on recruiting students underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences (American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander). Graduating 2018 college seniors are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old by May 31, 2018, must be enrolled in a higher education institution, and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Interns work with NIDA funded scientists at research institutions across the United States for 8 weeks in the field of substance abuse and addiction research. For a list of research sites participating in the 2018 program please see the NIDA Summer Research Internship Program brochure. Internships may involve a variety of experiences including laboratory experiments, data collection and analysis, patient interviews, literature reviews and more.
  • Interns receive a stipend of $12/hr., and if necessary and eligible, provisions for travel and housing expenses.

Application Deadline: February 12, 2018

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