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Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program (BESIP)


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

Description:
The NIBIB sponsored Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship (BESIP) is for undergraduate biomedical engineering students who have completed their junior year of college. The 10 week program, under the guidance of Dr. Robert Lutz, BESIP Program Director, is scheduled from June 2, 2014 to August 8, 2014. The internship will allow rising senior bioengineering students to participate in cutting edge biomedical research projects under the mentorship of world-class scientists in NIH laboratories in Bethesda, MD.

Selected by a nationwide competition, the interns will have the opportunity to indicate preferences from a list of available NIH projects that involve areas of engineering or physical science expertise. The students will participate in group meetings, attend planned lectures and laboratory visits, and be encouraged to submit posters to the NIH Poster Day where summer interns from all disciplines present their projects.

BESIP Eligibility

•Applicant must have completed at least three years (6 semesters or 9 quarters) of undergraduate study in a Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering degree program by the start of the summer.

•Applicant must plan to be returning to undergraduate school for at least one term following the summer BESIP program.

•Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident attending college in the U.S.

•Because of housing arrangements, the structure of the program, the orientation procedures and the planned group activities, the student must be present on the Bethesda campus to participate in the entire ten-week program.

Stipend and Benefits

BESIP is a required residential program. All interns will be housed as a group in pre-arranged condos in the Bethesda area. The BESIP summer stipend includes a base stipend plus a supplement to cover the high cost of living in the Bethesda area, which adds up to approximately $6600 for 10 weeks. The 16 selected interns are typically housed in four, two-bedroom, two-bath condominiums in the Bethesda area, with each condo having four interns. It is mandatory that the interns live in the designated housing for the full 10 weeks. The intern must pay any travel expenses to and from NIH from the summer stipend.


Application Deadline: 2/9/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Bioengineering
Biomedical Engineering

Keywords:
Biomolecular Engineering
Medical Imaging

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


Page last updated 11/8/2017
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