NIDA Research (High School)

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has summer research programs in the fields of substance abuse and addiction research via research placements with scientists from across the country. This program may include formal courses, participation in meetings, data collection, data analysis, interviewing, laboratory experiments, manuscript preparation, library research, literary reviews, and much more. This program targets high school (at least 15 years old) and undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in the biomedical and behavioral sciences (including African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians/Alaska Natives, and Asian/Pacific Islanders). For more information or to apply for the 2016 program, visit this site.

Internships are with a variety of research sites across the country, beginning on or about June 1st and lasting 8 weeks.
Application deadline: February 10, 2017.

For more information, contact:
Julie Huffman
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Special Populations Office
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 3105, MSC 9567
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Phone: (301) 443-9798
Email:  huffmanj@mail.nih.gov
Website:  http://www.drugabuse.gov/about/organization/SPO/SPOHome.html

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