National Institutes of Health Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program (BESIP)

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 Deadline: 

February 9, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 2, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, June 2 - August 8, 2014
   

Location: 

Bethesda, Maryland
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

In a partnership of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, and the Whitaker Foundation, a Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program (BESIP) is being offered at the NIH. This ten week summer program allows undergraduate biomedical engineering students to participate, under the mentorship of world class scientists in cutting edge biomedical research projects in NIH laboratories in Bethesda, Maryland. Students will have the opportunity to indicate preferences from a list of available NIH projects that involve areas of engineering or physical science expertise. The students will participate in group meetings, attend planned lectures and laboratory visits, and be encouraged to submit posters to the NIH Poster Day where summer interns from all disciplines present their projects.
   

Benefits: 

$6,600; housing is paid by the intern

   

Major(s): 

Biomedical Engineering
Environmental Engineering

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Robert Lutz
Phone: 301-435-1944     Fax: 301-496-6608
Email: lutzr@mail.nih.gov

 

Program Website: 

http://www.nibib.nih.gov/training-careers/undergraduate-graduate/biomedical-engineering-summer-internship-program-besip
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