Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) Summer Internship Program 2020 for Undergraduate and Masters Students

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Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) Summer Internship Program 2020 for Undergraduate and Masters Students

Deadline: March 9, 2020

Applications are open for the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) Summer Internship Program 2020. The Internship Program provides undergraduate and master students the opportunity to conduct summer research at the Center for Genomic Regulation.

The goal of the programme is to encourage students, from any nationality, in the pursuit of a scientific career and to introduce them to an international laboratory experience. A maximum of 8 internship positions will be awarded in 2020.

The summer training will consist of 320 working hours (40 hours/ week), distributed over 2 months from June/July up to September 2020, however all summer internship fellows should be at CRG the week of July 20, 2020 as there will be some specific activities organized. The intensive nature of the program requires full-time commitment from the participant. Students are required to participate in all scheduled activities.

Stipend

  • All selected candidates: €400/month
  • If the candidate is not from Barcelona: 1 return ticket to the student’s place of residence (European ticket up to of €300/ Overseas up to €800)
  • Meal vouchers (lunch/working days) for 2 months.
  • Student interns must provide their own health and accident insurance in case it is not provided by the University

From this stipend, students are responsible for their own housing.

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate Students
    • Undergraduates with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior lab experience is highly recommended) who are in their final two years of studies in the Life Sciences or related subjects (e.g. Bioinformatics, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Chemistry).
    • Two full years (4 semesters) of college course work completed by the time the internship commences.
    • Candidates may not have received an undergraduate degree at the time of the internship (Summer 2020).
    • Candidates may not have previously obtained a “CRG Summer Internship”.
    • High level of English.
    • You have the availability to do a student placement/internship agreement through your University.
  • Masters Students
    • Master students with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior lab experience is highly recommended) who are currently enrolled in a master in an accredited university and after the summer internship.
    • Candidates may not have previously obtained a “CRG Summer Internship”
    • High level of English.
    • You have the availability to do a student placement/internship agreement through your University.
    • Candidates may not have been at the CRG before the internship starts.

Application

Applications for the CRG Summer Internship Program are accepted exclusively online through the online application system. Candidates must prepare their online application in English.

The application will include the following information:

  • The registration form duly completed.
  • Your most recent academic transcript, which should include the title of the courses you have completed thus far and the grades you received.
  • Description of your interest for life sciences research, what you hope to gain through your participation in the CRG Summer Internship Programme, your vision of what the summer internship will benefit you on a personal and academic level, and the reasons behind your choice.
  • Candidates will be asked to provide contact details of at least one referee. Then the online system will send an email to the referee with the steps to follow to be able to upload the reference letter to your registration form.
  • You will not be able to submit the form if all the required documentation is not included.
  • Candidates are encouraged to check information regarding the lab and the Group Leader before selecting one in the form.

For more information, visit CRG Summer Internship.

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