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Helios Scholars at TGen - Research Intern

Translational Genomics Research Institute
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
9 days ago

Description

Helios Scholars at TGen is a paid, eight-week summer internship program in biomedical research open to incoming and continuing undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students who have studied at an Arizona high school, college, or university. Interns work full-time on a research project under the mentorship of a TGen scientist to unravel the genetic components of diabetes, neurological disease and cancer. At TGen North in Flagstaff, interns focus their summer research on public health and pathogens such as Valley Fever and antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Internships are available in all areas of translational bioscience: laboratory research, computational biology and bioinformatics, mathematics and statistics, and research administration.
As a part of the comprehensive program, Helios Scholars also: attend educational seminars to boost their professional skills, learn about bioscience career options, practice scientific writing, present their research, attend social networking events, and create a scientific poster.
The program capstone is a formal research symposium where interns present their project results and reflect on what they have accomplished during their tenure at TGen. Several interns are nominated to deliver oral presentations at the event.
Past interns boast an array of impressive accomplishments: published scientific abstracts and manuscripts, top national student rankings, acceptance into first-rate graduate and medical schools, and national awards and scholarships. 


Requirements

To be eligible, a 2022 applicant must: 
• Be at least 16 years of age by June 6, 2022;
• Be eligible to work in the United States;*
• Be a full-time college/university student during the Fall 2022 semester (undergraduate, graduate and medical school students are all eligible);
• Be a graduate of an Arizona high school by June 6, 2022, OR currently attend a college/university in Arizona; and
• Be available to work 40 hours per week (excluding weekends) from June 6 – July 29, 2022.
*TGen will not directly sponsor any visas. It is the student's responsibility to acquire any required work authorization documentation before the start of the program.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60352851
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
  • Position Title: Helios Scholars at TGen - Research Intern
  • Company Name: Translational Genomics Research Institute
  • Job Function: Research
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-3 Months
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $12.15 - $15.00 (Hourly Wage)

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