Undergraduate summer research internship opportunity

Interested in a Summer Research Internship?

(Application Deadline:  February 10, 2017)

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) invites students interested in pursuing a career in science to submit applications for the 2017 NIDA Summer Research Internship Program.  To apply online and to view program information, see the NIDA Summer Research Internship site.


  • This program provides summer research internships for all students 18 years and older, with a focus on recruiting students underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences (American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander), graduating 2017 college seniors are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old by May 31, 2017, must be enrolled in a higher education institution, and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Interns work with NIDA funded scientists at research institutions across the United States for 8 weeks in the field of substance abuse and addiction research.  For a complete list of research sites participating in the 2017 program please see the online brochure. Internships may involve a variety of experiences including laboratory experiments, data collection and analysis, patient interviews, literature reviews and more.
  • Interns receive a stipend of $12/hr., and if necessary and eligible, provisions for travel and housing expenses

To apply online and to view complete program information, see the NIDA Summer Research Internship site.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Julie Huffman at Huffmanj@mail.nih.gov.