The Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students invites current undergraduate, master, and doctoral degree students or recent graduates to apply for an exciting international exchange program. Interns will work on research projects under the guidance of prominent international scientists in one of six countries in Latin America, Europe, or Africa. Before interns travel to their assigned countries, they receive one week of orientation at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
– Roundtrip and housing expenses to attend orientation week in New York City and for travel to/lodging in host country
– Emergency health insurance while in host country
– Monthly stipend between $1,000-$1,900 (depending on education level)
– Minorities underrepresented in the sciences as per the following NIH definition: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, and rural Appalachians
– US citizens non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents
– Available for orientation in New York City, first week of June
– Enrolled in or recently graduated from BA, BS, MA, MPH, PhD, MD, or other Master’s or doctoral programs
– Available to travel for 11-12 weeks during the Summer. Interns must commit 11-12 full consecutive weeks to the program.
– Required to write a research report and make an oral presentation of the research performed.
Online applications are being accepted on the program’s website here.
Completed applications, along with the required attachments, must be received by January 31. Late applications will not be accepted.
Questions can be sent to: ITPApplications@mssm.edu