Student Research Training Program

The Summer Research Internship Program provides training for undergraduate, graduate and medical students in Health Sciences who wish to learn the rationale, design strategies, methods and other aspects of biomedical research as research assistants.

Participants engage in studies under the direct supervision of investigators who are members of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's faculty and staff. In addition to the educational benefits, research assistants are also compensated.

The summer 2014 program will run from Monday June 2, through Friday July 25, 2014. Student researchers will have the opportunity to present the results of their research in the form of a mandatory poster presentation the last week of the program.

In order to apply for the 2014 Summer Research Internship Program, you will need to complete a two step application process. Only when both steps have been completed will your application and information be considered for the program. The details are as follows:

Step 1: Complete the “Summer Internship Application 2014” form attached to the right of this website under the Related Information subheading. Complete the form in its entirety. Once completed, please return you’re your application and related materials (resume, transcript) as instructed on the form. Proceed to Step 2.

Step 2: Please click on the "UPMC Job Listings" button below. You will be connected to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) job site. Follow the preceding bulleted instructions to view and apply to the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Summer Student Research Program.

  • Click on the "Start My Job Search" button
  • Click on the correct button which identifies you a, “Non-UPMC, Click Here to Apply”
  • Click on the “advanced search” link under the keyword search box 
  • In the "Job Opening ID" field type the following number 2049209 and click "search"
  • Proceed with the online application process. Be sure to answer all questions in detail

Applications for the 2014 program will only be accepted if both steps are completed by February 15, 2014. Selected candidates will be notified by April 1, 2014.

For questions please contact Diane Cline, Director at 412-692-6081 or Linda Cherok at 412-692-6438.

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January 9, 2014
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January 9, 2014