Research/Internship Opportunity Detail Page
MIT summer research program in biology
|Affiliation:||Biological and biomedical sciences|
|Job Duration:||10 WEEKS|
|Class Requirement:||Graduating seniors are not eligible.
|Position Type:||academic enrichment
|Description:||Students conduct supervised research and receive practical training in areas such as Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology, Human Genetics, Genetics, Genomics, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Human Disease, Neurosciences, Plant Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, Systems Biology, or Virology.
Students are expected to work full-time in the laboratory, to participate in weekly meetings with faculty, and to attend weekly academic seminars. The weekly seminars cover such topics as applying to graduate school, applying for fellowships, preparing a poster, giving an oral presentation, and writing a research abstract. These seminars are designed to help students improve their presentation skills and to be more competitive applicants.
At the end of the program all students are required to present a poster and submit a 5-page research summary.
|Stipend:||$ 350.00 - weekly|
MIT email account
subsidized athletic pass
|Additional Information:||All of the students in the MIT summer program live together on campus in shared suites with kitchens. This housing arrangement promotes social interactions and promotes the wonderful opportunity to forge long-lasting friendships with peers in the summer program.|
Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information
Dr. Mandana Sassanfar
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138