NIH Internship Program 2022 – How to Apply

The NIH Internship Program offers internships to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students who want to work in the biomedical and biological sciences.

About NIH Internship

The National Institutes of Health Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research includes the NIEHS Summer Internship Program (NIH SIP). NIEHS is situated in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park.

The NIEHS scientists are dedicated to communicating to students and educators the intensity, enthusiasm, feeling of discipline, and enormous satisfaction that professions in science may instill in their holders.

Outstanding undergraduate and graduate students interested in a future in the biomedical/biological sciences can work on a research project that exposes them to the most recent biochemical, molecular, and analytical techniques through the Summer Internship Program.


  • A permanent resident or citizen of the United States
  • 17 years old or above 
  • An undergraduate, graduate, or professional student enrolled at least half-time in an approved college (including community college) or university at the time of application.
  • have graduated from high school but have been admitted to a fall semester program at a recognized college or university


The level of the trainee stipends, which are changed annually, is determined by the level of education attained before beginning at the NIH. Your research group or the Institute/Center (IC) where you work is responsible for paying your stipend.

How to Apply

To apply for this internship, you are to submit the following;

  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Cover letter describing the applicant’s research interests and career goals
  • the names and contact information for two references
  • List of coursework taken and grades earned.

Candidates must be able to pass a Federal background check in order to be approved for logical and physical access to NIH facilities and systems.

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