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National Institute of Environmental Health Services-Scholars Connect Program


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) office is seeking undergraduate students to participate in the NIEHS Scholars Connect Program (NSCP). The program is designed to provide environmental health sciences research training and frontier level training in biomedical research under the mentorship of highly trained NIEHS staff. Participants will also have opportunities for personal and professional development. Students from underrepresented groups in STEM are strongly encouraged to apply.

What will I be doing?

Participants are paired with a NIEHS research mentor who will guide them through the scientific research process of defining a hypothesis, designing and conducting experiments to test the hypothesis, and analyzing and reporting the results. Projects will be determined by the hosting lab's Principal Investigator.

Why should I apply?

As a participant, you will be a part of a research team striving to accomplish NIEHS research missions in areas related to human health and the environment. NSCP is dedicated to providing training in biomedical research so that you can apply your knowledge outside the classroom and gain career-changing experiences.

Stipend - Summer Connection full-time 40 hours a week: Juniors $2,680/month, Seniors $2,860/month Fall and Spring Connections prorated for part-time 15 hours a week.

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Application Deadline: 2/10/2023

Program Dates: 6/5/2023 - 4/19/2024

Participating Institution(s):
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National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Lead)
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Cellular Biology
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Microbiology
Neuroscience
Plant Sciences
Zoology

Keywords:
Biodiversity
Botany
Cell Culture
Chemical Biology
Chemical Genomics
Climate
Conservation
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Marine Science

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


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