Summer Internship Programs at CCR


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


CCR Cancer Research Interns

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

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 CCR’s laboratories located on the NCI at Frederick campus. 

  • High school students


NIH 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

NIH 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