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Paid Summer Internship: CHORI Summer Student Research Program- Application Deadline February 5
Posted 1/13/21

Summer Student Research Program for High School & Undergraduate Students

Hosted by Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI)

Applications are Now Available for Summer 2021



For 40 years, the CHORI Summer Student Research Program has placed talented high school and college students from diverse backgrounds into local clinics and basic science labs to participate in active biomedical research projects. This summer program provides one-on-one mentorship with health care providers and researchers, along with access to unique workshops, seminars, training, simulations, and networking opportunities. The program culminates in a formal research symposium in which each student presents their project findings to the scientific community, many of which continue on as future grants, publications, and advances in healthcare. The overall goal of the program is to stimulate interest in health sciences for under-represented students, arming them with professional skills and confidence, thereby improving their likelihood of success in STEM careers. 


Program dates: June 7-August 6, 2021

Internship stipends: $2,500 to $4,000, depending on funding source
Internship housing: Not provided

Application period opens: November 1, 2020

Application period closed: February 5, 2021, for high school students


Qualifications:
• US citizens/permanent residents with a demonstrated interest in the biological and/or health sciences 
• Students from under-represented backgrounds defined by ethnicity, disability, or economic bracket

• Availability for full-time attendance during the entirety of program period (please note due to COVID-19 programming may be virtual)

Visit our website for more information, FAQ, and application portal: www.chori.org/ssrp


We look forward to seeing your student's applications.

CHORI SSRP Leadership Team


Best wishes,



Roi Jennings
Program Coordinator | Summer Student Research Program
Student Services & Visiting Scientist Coordinator | CHORI

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way   | Oakland, CA 94609
tel: 510-450-7604 | fax: 510-450-7930
roialle.luckett@ucsf.edu
www.chori.org/ssrp

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