Summer Internship at Center for Genomic Regulation

Deadline: 18 April 2016
Open to: undergraduate students with interest in bio-sciences and bio-medical research
Remuneration: meal vouchers for all interns and EUR 250/month for residents in the Barcelona; EUR 600/month, 1 return ticket to the student’s place of residence for non-residents in the Barcelona

Description

The Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) launches the 4th Summer Internship Program to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to conduct summer research at the CRG. The goal of the program is to encourage students, from any nationality, in the pursuit of a scientific career and to introduce them to an international laboratory experience.  

The summer training will consist of 320 working hours (40 hours/ week), distributed over the summer period – (8 weeks) between 1 June and 31 October 2016. The internship start date is left to the discretion of the researchers and the students. The intensive nature of the program requires a full-time commitment from the participant. Students are required to participate in all scheduled activities. The student will be working under the supervision of a group leader or a senior member of the research group. A maximum of 8 internship positions will be awarded in 2016.

Eligibility

  • Undergraduates with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in bio-sciences and bio-medical research (prior lab experience is highly recommended);
  • 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 2016);
  • Candidates may not have previously obtained a “CRG Summer Internship”;
  • High level of English.

Remuneration

  • Non – residents in the Barcelona area by the time of application:
    • EUR 600/month;
    • 1 return ticket to the student’s place of residence;
    • Meal vouchers for the 8-week period.
  • Residents in the Barcelona area by the time of application:
    • EUR 250/month;
    • Meal vouchers for the 8-week period.

From this stipend, students are responsible for their own housing. If the student’s university does not provide medical insurance, the CRG will provide medical and accident insurance for the training period.

How to apply?

Applications in English are accepted exclusively online through online application system after prior registration.

The application should include the following information:

  • The registration form duly completed;
  • Most recent academic transcript;
  • Description of student’s interest for life sciences research;
  • One reference letter, the referee(s) will receive an automatic email and will be invited to send the reference letter via email to the following address: [email protected].

Candidates are encouraged to contact the Group Leader of their choice before submitting the application.

For more information please visit the official webpage.

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