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Research Internship for National High School Students

The Research Internship for National High School Students at Weill Cornell Medicine–Qatar offers young ambitious researchers, 16 years and above, the opportunity to spend their time learning about Biomedical Research in a challenging and dynamic research environment.

The programs are divided into two main components:
 

A. Biomedical Research Management Basics

The Biomedical Research Management Basics includes basic introductory sessions about different aspects of research management. The program’s sessions include:

  • Research Operation
  • Laboratory Management
  • Grants Management
  • Research Integrity
  • Clinical Management
  • Professional skills
     

B. Biomedical Research Management Practical Training

The practical training gives interns insight into a real employee’s life. Trainees are expected to apply hands-on knowledge gained during the Biomedical Research Management Basics component of the program during their practical training. This component aims to help interns experience training in an actual research environment.


The period of the practical training depends on the program the intern chooses from below:
 

Research Internship (2 weeks)

This internship option is offered in the summer, and participants, with their guardians' approval, may choose between three start dates. Interns train for 2 weeks, Sunday through Thursday. Taught modules and practical training are offered and trainees are expected to take the lead in managing their time between each component. In order to complete the program, trainees must complete the Biomedical Research Management Basics (taught modules) and the Biomedical Research Management Practical Training. At the end of this program, interns receive a certificate of completion for the Research Internship option with 50 volunteer hours, and a stipend.

2017 start dates: July 2nd, July 30th, August 13th

Intensive Research Internship (4 weeks)

This internship option is offered in the summer, and participants, with their guardians' approval, train for 4 weeks, Sunday through Thursday. Taught modules and practical training are offered and trainees are expected to take the lead in managing their time between each component. In order to complete the program, trainees must complete the Biomedical Research Management Basics (taught modules) and the Biomedical Research Management Practical Training. At the end of this program, interns receive a certificate of completion for the Intensive Research Internship option with 100 volunteer hours, and a stipend.

2017 start dates: July 2nd, July 30th


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Minimum Requirements:
All required documents must be submitted in English

  • Fluent in written and verbal English
  • Current high school student (aged 16 and above)
  • Interest in learning about research administration
  • Willing to take responsibility and work in a professional manner

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit:

  • Complete application for the specific program they want to join
  • Copy of your passport
  • Copy of your Qatar ID card (If applicable)
  • Copy of parent Qatar ID
  • Latest high school transcript

After evaluation of the applications, selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Please feel free to contact us for more information on the email: brtp@qatar-med.cornell.edu

You can also follow this link for directions to WCM-Q: https://goo.gl/maps/SWz1X