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Research

Summer Student Program

Hints on How to Compete

  • Write a good cover letter describing your interest in health-related research, future academic plans and reasons for seeking an internship at the NIH.


  • Your application should be complete including all pertinent information.


  • Be sure to check the NIAMS Intramural Research Program website for labs and branches that fit best with your experience, research interests and educational goals.


  • Contact the Intramural Career Development Office or the laboratory or branch directly to indicate your interest.


  • When making contact with NIAMS personnel, be brief and be sure to indicate that your application information is online.


  • Also visit the web sites of other NIH Institutes and Centers that may be of interest to you.

Reviewed January 11, 2013