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Summer Student Program

Primary Institution: The Jackson Laboratory
City: Bar Harbor
State: ME
Job Duration: 11 weeks
Class Requirement: high school finished junior year and college students with at least one semester left
Minimum GPA: none
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biophysics
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Genetics, Genomics
Description: The Jackson Laboratory has an 83-year history of engaging students in research internships in genetics, bioinformatics, biophysics, and mouse models of human diseases.  Students work on independent projects under a scientist mentor and live together in a waterfront mansion.  Students receive room and board, a $400/week stipend, and travel expenses. More information and an application form are at:

Eligibility requirements:

Students should have a desire to conduct research at the cutting-edge and be a US citizen or permanent resident.  College students must be enrolled as full-time students and have at least one semester before graduation.  High school students must have completed grade 11 or 12 and be at least 16.
Stipend: $400/week
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/18/2008
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Jon Geiger
Education Office
The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1500
Phone: 207-288-6250
Fax: 207-288-6365
Secondary Contact: Randi O'Rourke
Education Office
The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1500
Phone: 207-288-6749
Fax: 207-288-6365
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