Summer Internship Programs

Spend your summer training at NCI!  There are several different summer internship programs for students at various levels. 


CCR Interns

CCR Cancer Research Interns (CRI) – The aim of this program is to increase diversity in biomedical research.  Students from groups that are under-represented in biomedical science or from disadvantaged backgrounds are eligible to apply.

  • Graduate students
  • Undergraduate students 

NIH Biomedical Engineering

NIH Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program – Offers research experience to undergraduates who have completed their junior year of college.  This is an NIH-wide program that includes a number of CCR investigators.

  • Undergraduate students


Summer Internship Program

NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Biomedical Research – Apply to intern at any institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

  • Graduate students
  • Undergraduate students
  • High school students 

Veterinary Medical Students

Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research for Veterinary Medical Students – Offers hands-on laboratory experience for pre-doctoral veterinary medical students interested in research.

  • Veterinary medical students

Werner H. Kirsten Program

Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern Program – High school seniors (apply in your junior year) have the opportunity to work in one of NCI’s laboratories located on the NCI at Frederick campus. 

  • High school students