A complete application consists of:
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
If you have questions, send an email to NIHprograms@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
The NIEHS Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) is designed to provide a unique opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students to solidly connect with NIEHS and receive frontier-level training in biomedical research. Students in NSCP have an opportunity for hands-on mentored research experiences, as well as professional and personal development. The Program is committed to encouraging students to pursue careers in scientific investigation, both basic and clinical. Scientists at NIEHS are committed to sharing with students and educators the intensity, excitement, sense of discipline, and tremendous satisfaction that careers in science can impart to those who pursue them.
The Scholars Connect Program invites applications from students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) as well as students from all other academic institutions within the commuting area. NIEHS is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. NSCP is committed to increasing diversity in environmental health science.
The Program offers:
To supplement research training and experience, Scholars will also
Stipend: ~ $2200/month (Summer Connection); ~ $800/month (Fall and Spring Connections) Summer Connection: June 1--August 7, 2020 Full-time (40 hours/week) Fall Connection: September 8--November 20, 2020 Part-time (15 hours/week) Spring Connection: January 4--April 16, 2021 Part-time (15 hours/week)
For additional information visit; https://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/research/scholars/index.cfm
The deadline for submission is February 12, 2020
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and NIEHS. The initial appointment is for three semesters, but may be renewed upon recommendation of NIEHS and is contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time for Summer Connection and part-time for Fall and Spring Connections. Participants do not become employees of NIEHS, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.