NIDDK/OMHRC Summer Internship Program (SIP) for Underrepresented Groups
Information About SIP
- Independent research in a NIH laboratory;
- Weekly research and career development seminars;
- Summer seminar series where senior NIH investigators discuss the latest developments in biomedical research.
- Poster presentation
- Will be required to attend courses in Ethics in Research and Lab Safety.
- Students will be paired with post baccalaureates or postdoctoral fellows for informal guidance.
- Bi-weekly informal meetings with OMHRC staff.
- Undergraduate students who have completed at least 1 year at an accredited institution
- U.S. Citizen or permanent resident status
- Minimum of 3.0 GPA
Location and Duration:
- Student Participation Allowance ($2,500)
- Travel expenses to Bethesda, Maryland or Phoenix, Arizona (up to $500)
- 10 weeks, starting in June through mid-August.
- Bethesda, Maryland or Phoenix, Arizona
Applications may be submitted electronically or via fax to:
- Complete the on-line application at http://www.scgcorp.com/SIP/ or print and complete a paper copy. Please type or print neatly in blue/black ink only and fax or email to Ms. Winnie Martinez, contact information below. Be sure to keep your contact information updated at all times.
- Include a copy of your curriculum vitae.
- Submit two letters of recommendation from faculty members/advisors who can address your intellectual and personal suitability for the Program.
- Personal Statement - Describe your research interest, career goals, and reasons for applying to this program. 600 words or less; double-space.
- Official Transcript - The official college transcript mailed directly from your school.
- Application Submission
Ms. Winnie Martinez
Office of Minority Health Research Coordination
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH
II Democracy Plaza
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Room 906A
Bethesda, MD 20892
Application Deadline: February 15
Submission of completed applications before the deadline is strongly encouraged.
Page last updated: March 01, 2011