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Fully Funded CRG Summer Internship Program for Undergraduate and Master Students

The Genomic Regulation Center (CRG) is launching the 8  th  summer internship program to offer  undergraduate   and   master’s  students  the opportunity to conduct summer research at the CRG. The objective of the program is to encourage students, whatever their nationality, to pursue a scientific career and introduce them to an international laboratory experience.

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The intensive nature of the program requires a full-time commitment from the participant. Students are required to participate in all planned activities.

Positions will be allocated on a competitive basis, taking into account the student’s academic records and motivation and reference letters. Each student will be paired with a specific laboratory based on the student’s interest and background.

To complete the internship, fellows will have to provide a final scientific report and participate in certain activities that will be organized throughout the internship.

Areas of concentration of opportunities:

  • Bioinformatics and genomics.
  • Cell and development biology.
  • Regulation of genes, stem cells and cancer.
  • Systems biology.

For more information, click  here  .

Languages ​​required

English.

eligible countries

ALL COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD.

Program period

2 months from June / July to September 2020.

  • The summer training will include 320 hours of work (40 hours / week), spread over 2 months from  June / July  to  September 2020  , but all summer interns should be at the CRG the week of  July 20, 2020  because there are some will have specific activities organized.

Eligibility conditions (criteria)

Eligibility criteria  for undergraduate students:

  • Undergraduate students with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior laboratory experience is highly recommended) who are in their last two years studying life sciences or related subjects (for example, bioinformatics, biomedicine, biochemistry, pharmacology, chemistry).
  • Two full years (4 semesters) of college courses completed at the start of the internship.
  • Applicants may not have obtained an undergraduate degree at the time of the internship (summer 2020).
  • Applicants may not have previously obtained a “CRG summer internship”.
  • High level of English.
  • You have the possibility of concluding a student placement / internship agreement through your university.

Eligibility criteria for master students:

  • Master’s students with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior laboratory experience is highly recommended) who are currently enrolled in a master’s degree at an accredited university and after the summer internship.
  • Applicants may not have previously obtained a “CRG summer internship”
  • High level of English.
  • You have the possibility of concluding a student placement / internship agreement through your university.
  • Applicants may not have been at the CRG before the start of the internship.

Opportunity cost

(Fully funded)

  • All selected candidates will receive: € 400 / month.
  • If the candidate is not from Barcelona: 1 return ticket to the student’s home (European ticket up to  € 300  / Overseas up to  € 800  )
  • Meal vouchers (lunch / working days) for 2 months.
  • Student interns must provide their own health and accident insurance in case it is not provided by the University
  • From this allowance, students are responsible for their own accommodation.

How to register

The medjouel.com team informs you that applications for the CRG summer internship program are accepted exclusively online via our  online application system  . Applicants must prepare their online application in English.

The request will include the following information:

First step:  register  to view the form.

Second step:  follow the following steps,

  • The registration form duly completed.
  • Your most recent transcript, which should include the titles of the courses you have taken so far and the grades you have received.
  • Description of your interest in life sciences research, what you hope to gain from participating in the CRG summer internship program, your vision of what the summer internship will bring you on a personal level and academic, and reasons of your choice.
  • Applicants will be asked to provide contact details for at least one referee. Then the online system will send an e-mail to the referee with the steps to follow in order to download the reference letter on your registration form.
  • You will not be able to submit the form if all the required documentation is not included.
  • Applicants are encouraged to verify the information regarding the laboratory and the group leader before selecting one in the form from this  link  .

Third step:  submit your application.

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2020 call calendar

Call openingJanuary 14, 2020
Call deadlineMarch 9, 2020
Preselection of candidatesMarch 10-19, 2020
Notification of caddidatesMarch 23, 2020
Beginning of the internshipFrom June / July 2020
End of the internshipSeptember 2020

Contact

c / Dr Aiguader, 88
PRBB building
08003 Barcelona

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