Helios Scholar Internship

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445 North Fifth Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Internship Description: 

Do you want to experience what it's really like to be a scientist?
Helios Scholars at TGen is a paid, eight-week summer internship program in biomedical research open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate and medical school students. Interns work full-time on a research project under the mentorship of a TGen scientist to unravel the genetic components of diseases and disorders such as neurological disease and cancer. At TGen North in Flagstaff, interns focus their summer research on public health and pathogens such as Valley Fever and antibiotic resistant bacteria. Internships are available in all areas of translational bioscience: laboratory research, computational biology and bioinformatics, mathematics and statistics, and research administration. As a part of the comprehensive program, Helios Scholars also: attend educational seminars to boost their professional skills, learn about bioscience career options, practice scientific writing, present their research, attend social networking events, and create a scientific poster.
Past interns boast an array of impressive accomplishments: published scientific abstracts and manuscripts, top national student rankings, acceptance into first-rate graduate and medical schools, and national awards and scholarships.

Desired Qualifications: 

The program capstone is a formal research symposium where interns present their
project results and reflect on what they have accomplished during their tenure at TGen.
Several interns are nominated to deliver oral presentations at the event.

Preferred Majors: 
Open to all.
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Closing Date: 
February 9, 2018

Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

Apply now at www.tgen.org/intern


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