Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City, AZ

The Banner Research Summer Internship Program offers high school seniors and college undergraduates the chance to expand their learning experiences beyond the traditional classroom.This eight-week paid internship offers top achieving and highly motivated science students the opportunity to work and learn with  nationally renowned physicians and researchers.

Description:   Internships are open to college undergraduate science majors as well as high school seniors. During the summer, each student will spend eight weeks working in one of the Banner Research Institute's laboratories. The Institute's research focuses on diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Arthritis, psychology, computational medical imaging and cardiovascular disease. The student will be expected to commit 36-40 hours per week to the program. A stipend of $125/week will be given to the student upon their successful completion of the program. The overall aim is to give the students exposure to how modern biomedical research is done.

Requirements:  The student must be at least 17 years of age and have completed high school biology and chemistry (or equivalent) with a grade of A (or equivalent). The student must have maintained a minimum 3.5 grade point average (or equivalent) for the present school year. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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