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Preprofessional Opportunities

The Summer Student Program, The Jackson Laboratory


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Bar Harbor Maine
Deadline: Late January


Ms. Randi O'Rourke

Training & Education Office
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1500

(207) 288-6749


At the time of participation in the program, a college student must (1) be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student, (2) have at least one semester of undergraduate school remaining before graduation and (3) be US citizen or permanent resident


The Summer Student Program is designed to allow students to conduct original hand-on research as contributing members of a sponsoring scientist’s research team. Projects are tailored to the student’s background and interests. Research areas focus on advancing the knowledge of molecular, developmental, genetic, biochemical and immunological mechanisms related to normal growth and development and human disease. College students receive a scholarship to cover the fee plus a stipend of $2500.