The JJ Vance Memorial Summer Internship in Biological and Computational Sciences is a paid internship awarded to juniors in good standing from high schools in South Florida. The recipients of the internship will participate in an exciting, and challenging, eight week research course at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. A Metro-rail, parking pass, or bus pass willbe provided for the eight week period. After the application deadline, finalists will be selected for in-person interviews before the final decisions are made. Eligible students must excel in the biological and/or computational sciences and have completed or currently be enrolled in at least one AP or honors science course. Finalists selected for in-person interviews must provide proof of eligibility to work in the US at their interview date. At the end of the eight week period, interns must give a short oral presentation describing their work over the summer at a research luncheon attended by faculty, staff, friends, family, and fellow interns.

Please click here to fill out the application for the JJ Vance Memorial Summer Internship.

Key Dates:

  • Application deadline: Tuesday, February 28
  • Finalists contacted for in-person interviews: March 17
  • Final notifications by: Friday, May 5
  • Internship Start date: Monday, June 19
  • Internship End date: Friday, August 11

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