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NIDA Offers Paid Summer Research Internship Opportunities

Posted on January 13th, 2015 by IMPACT in Featured, Research Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

5 young researchers standing near a library with NIDA logosInterested in a Summer Research Internship?

(Submission Deadline: February 14, 2015)

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) invites high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in science to submit applications for the 2015 Summer Research Program.  To apply and for complete program information, see the online application form.   If you want to select the IMPACT Program as a training site select site 27 as your preferred match. 

  • Interns work with NIDA-funded scientists (online brochure (PDF, 2.1MB)) for 8 weeks in the field of substance abuse and addiction research at research institutions across the United States.  Internships may involve a variety of experiences including laboratory experiments, data collection and analysis, patient interviews, literature reviews and more.
  • Interns receive a stipend (high school $10/hr., undergraduates $12/hr.), and if necessary and eligible, provisions for travel and housing expenses.
  • NIDA encourages the participation of high school and undergraduate students who are members of racial/ethnic populations that are nationally underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences, although students of any race/ethnicity may apply.  College seniors (class of 2015) are also eligible.

**Application Deadline- February 14, 2015**

For program details, see the online application form.

Questions regarding the NIDA Summer Research Program can be directed to, Julie Huffman at

Office of Diversity and Health Disparities, NIDA



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