Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) Summer training Programme

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The objective of this program is to offer university students in the final years of their studies, the opportunity to gain experience in a competitive laboratory and helping them to define their professional careers. To this aim, two types of activities are organized annually:

Summer training Programme

For general information about student internships or short stays during the year, please contact Almudena del Codo (, from Education and Training Programmes Area.

2022 CALL

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) announces up to 4 vacancies for undergraduate students to work in a lab at the CNIO over the summer.

The programme runs from June 27 to August 19, 2022, and is open to undergraduate students of any nationality who have passed at least 2/3 of the total credit points (courses or exams) required for a Life Sciences or Biomedicine-related undergraduate degree (e.g. Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Bioinformatics).

Travel expenses and meals at the CNIO cafeteria will be covered for summer training programme students during their stay at the centre. In addition, students without public health assistance benefits in Spain will be covered with a private health insurance provided by the CNIO for the same period of time (8 weeks).

Each student will be matched with a specific laboratory based on the student’s interest and background. The student will be working under the supervision of the group/unit leader or a member of the research group. The participants will attend a series of seminars given by faculty members and researchers from the CNIO. Students will be required to present the results of their summer projects at the end of the programme.

Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic record and letter of motivation.

Deadline for applications: March 31, 2022.


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