CRG Summer Internship Programme in Barcelona – Spain

Deadline : March 9, 2020 .  

Apply for the 8th Summer Internship Program at CRG.  The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, created in December 2000. It is a non-profit foundation funded by the Catalan Government through the Departments of Business & Knowledge, the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation & Universities, the "la Caixa" Banking Foundation, and includes the participation of Pompeu Fabra University

The Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) launches the 8th Summer Internship Program to provide undergraduate and master students the opportunity to conduct summer research at the CRG. The goal of the programme is to encourage students, from any nationality, in the pursuit of a scientific career and to introduce them to an international laboratory experience.

Benefits

The summer training will consist of 320 working hours (40 hours/ week), distributed over 2 months from June/July up to September 2020, however all summer internship fellows should be at CRG  the week of the 20th July 2020 as there will be some specific activities organized.

Students will get the following stipends

  • All selected candidates: 400€/month
  • If the candidate is not from Barcelona: 1 return ticket to the student’s place of residence (European ticket up to of 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

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria undergraduates

  • Undergraduates with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior lab experience is highly recommended) who are in their final two years of studies in the Life Sciences or related subjects (e.g. Bioinformatics, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Chemistry).
  • Two full years (4 semesters) of college course work completed by the time the internship commences.
  • Candidates may not have received an undergraduate degree at the time of the internship (Summer 2020).
  • Candidates may not have previously obtained a “CRG Summer Internship”.
  • High level of English.
  • You have the availability to do a student placement/internship agreement through your University.

Eligibility criteria master students

  • Master students with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior lab experience is highly recommended) who are currently enrolled in a master in an accredited university and after the summer internship.
  • Candidates may not have previously obtained a “CRG Summer Internship”
  • High level of English.
  • You have the availability to do a student placement/internship agreement through your University.
  • Candidates may not have been at the CRG before the internship starts.

Positions will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic records and the motivation & reference letter(s). Each student will be matched with a specific laboratory based on the student’s interest and background.

Application

The following documents and information will be needed for the application.

  • The registration form duly completed.
  • Your most recent academic transcript, which should include the title of the courses you have completed thus far and the grades you received.
  • Description of your interest for life sciences research, what you hope to gain through your participation in the CRG Summer Internship Programme, your vision of what the summer internship will benefit you on a personal and academic level, and the reasons behind your choice.
  • Candidates will be asked to provide contact details of at least one referee. Then the online system will send an email to the referee with the steps to follow to be able to upload the reference letter to your registration form.
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For more information, visit CRG SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME