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Internship Program Eligibility

green lungTo participate in the National Jewish Health Summer Research Internship Program, you must:

  • Demonstrate interest in/potential to pursue study in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields and biomedical research.
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate baccalaureate or medical school program in medical laboratory science, chemistry, human biology, microbiology, molecular biology, molecular genetics, engineering, or another STEM or human biomedical science-related field.
    • Applicants should have completed college biology and chemistry, biochemistry or equivalent/relevant courses.
    • Have at least a 3.2 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or be authorized to work in the U.S. National Jewish Health does not provide visa sponsorship for employment for summer internships at this time.
    • Interns must be a documented U.S. citizen or non-citizen national or permanent resident in possession of an alien registration receipt card (I-551) or other legal document of such status. International citizens studying in the U.S. with an F-1 visa are not eligible for these spots. Individuals seeking asylum or refugees are not eligible.
  • Interns must have valid, current health insurance at the start of and for the duration of the program.

Equal opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.